Books tagged: 18th century

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Pearl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,880. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Pearl may be a slave in 1799 Barbados, but when her mistress dies suddenly, Pearl finds herself freed, hired as a paid servant, and traveling to England, where she begins the first tentative steps of controlling her own life--and of finding her beloved long-lost brother.
Whisper Falls
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,910. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Their long-distance friendship spanned two hundred years… Mark meets a mysterious girl in the woods near his home. After Susanna claims to be an indentured servant from 1796. Mark combs through history, curious to learn about her world, only to discover she's trapped in a brutal life. Soon he must choose between changing history or dooming her to a lifetime of misery.
My Music, My Freedom: Mi Música, Mi Libertad
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,930. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is the extraordinary story of Joseph Antonio Emidy, an early 19th-century musician who was kidnapped from his home in Guinea, Africa and sold into slavery. A bilingual book written in English and Spanish, it is ideal for learners of both languages.
Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates: The Forgotten War That Changed American History | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Military
The United States of America fought hard to become an independent nation in the latter half of the eighteenth century. A select few of these battles are remembered more than others, and they overshadow one of the most decisive victories this budding nation acquired. Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger’s Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates Summary
The Secret Life of Thomas Commons
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,580. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2016 by Dream Big Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
The Secret Life of Thomas Commons is about the emotional struggles of Mr. Thomas Franklin Commons and Mr. Wesley Tobias Ashfield as they battle their tragically structured upbringing and predetermined lives. Mr. Thomas Franklin Commons is a wealthy, but bitter twenty-two year old man living in London, England when he meets Mr. Wesley Tobias Ashfield.
Highlander At Heart
Series: Moment in Time. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,970. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016 by Dream Big Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Time travel
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Highlander at Heart is the story of Ceana who, as an aspiring archaeologist, has spent her life dreaming about unlocking the mysteries of the past. What she is about to learn is that she herself is linked to the past that she is so desperate to uncover the secrets of in more ways than she could ever imagine.
Howell Harris - His Own Story
Price: Free! Words: 32,270. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2015 by White Tree Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
Wesley, Whitefield, Harris. These great 18th century preachers worked both independently and together to preach the Living Gospel. This book is a vivid first-hand account written by Howell Harris, who was brought up to regard the Nonconformists as "a perverted and dangerously erroneous set of people." Hardly a promising start for a man who was to play a major role in the Welsh Revival.
Paloma and the Horse Traders
Series: The Spanish Brand Series. Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 95,620. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
As the 18th century ends, the Comanches have made peace with the Spanish colonists in New Mexico. No one is as relieved as Marco and his wife Paloma, who live on the edge of Comanchería. Then a new threat emerges: a renegade Comanche. Flanked by a disgraced lieutenant, a band of horse traders, and a slave girl, Marco and his friend Toshua venture north to defeat Great Owl or die trying.
Condor: Flying in Drake's Wake
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,080. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Condor is a young man who is in love with the sea, but his twin brother, Hugh, does not share his passion. Thirst for adventure puts the two young men on a ship with Francis Drake. When his brother mysteriously disappears, Condor risks the wrath of Drake on several occasions while he seeks his brother both in Panama and Europe. This is a story of brotherly devotion, greed, cruelty and revenge.
Queen of Tomorrow
Series: Stolen Empire, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,250. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015 by Clean Teen Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Sophie—now Catherine, Grand Duchess of Russia— must sacrifice her own innocence on the altar of Russia if she is to save the nation and herself. To survive, she will have to do the unthinkable, betray those closest to her and become something greater and more dangerous than she ever imagined she could be… a queen.