Books tagged: 18th century

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The Odd Fellow: A Mystery
Price: Free! Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Count or Counterfeit? He does look shabby for a Count... Read this short mystery and get to know Pierre Reynard of The Bastille Mysteries.
The Earth is Weeping | Summary
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » War
Summary of The Earth is Weeping From Peter Cozzens The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West By Summary Station Researchers do not know how many people lived in the Americas before the arrival of the European conquistadors. However, they continue their investigation in order to find out the exact number of the aboriginal people who inhabited the continents.
Staymaker: The downfall of Thomas Kingsmill and the Hawkhurst Gang.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,090. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Two Brothers on either side of the law. Tom Kingsmill, a notorious gazetted smuggler, and Arthur, the Revenue man sworn to stop him. Set in 1740's England and based on the real events, this novel follows the Hawkhurst Gang as they rise from the ashes of the Battle of Goudhurst to their heyday when they ruled the South-east, with the revenue powerless to stop them.
Lazlo Williams ~Master Locksmith~
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,860. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
What could be the connection between a young locksmith and a missing hourglass? Lazlo Williams is going to find out the hard way — an 18th century mystery!
Whisper Falls
Price: $3.99 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: $6.99 USD. Words: 40,070. 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, with a "mini-dictionary" of key words between the two versions of each chapter to facilitate reading and learning.
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
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.