Books tagged: abolitionists

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Free to Be
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,710. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
When the Union army invades the South Carolina Sea Islands during the Civil War, the masters flee, abandoning their bumper crop and 8,000 slaves. The US Treasury hires them to work the cotton and life changes dramatically for Crecie, a denigrated slave. Baffled by the sudden changes, she longs for the old paternalistic order, unable to adapt until tragedy forces her to confront her fears.
Firebrand
Series: Firebrand. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,000. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Mysterious fires. Family secrets. Brutal injustice. But it's Fear that might destroy them... In the summer of 1860, when slavery ruled the heart of America, two young abolitionists discover how dangerous it can be to believe in freedom for all.
Chains
Price: $2.51 USD. Words: 111,000. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015 by McBryde Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
The slaves of Dunwoodie Plantation have little hope: Louise expects a miserable life after her father sells her, and she witnesses her mother’s murder. David, the young groom, worships her. His half-brother, Samson, though, is the overseer for his master. Abraham, the blacksmith, searches for freedom after avenging his wife’s murder. But then a young minister and his wife arrive.
John Brown Sparked The Civil War In Kansas
Price: Free! Words: 28,110. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
American history portrays abolitionist John Brown as a madman, insane killer, and vicious fanatic. Brown’s legendary status was birthed during the Bleeding Kansas Civil War. Historians' rigid narratives fail to capture the passions of John Brown the man, father, husband, and the friend. This novel puts the reader by John Brown's side as he and his sons navigate his tortuous Kansas years.
Before the Fire
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,120. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Before the Fire is a radically different spin on the historic fiction novel. It is a true story, written in a narrative style, from the recollections of the protagonist, Southern belle and debutante, Miss Vivienne Marchand. Inspiration is taken from dreams, visions and other “near-miss”, déjà vu moments, experienced by the author, Maya Garcia.
Third War: Irregular Warfare on the Western Border 1861-1865 - Civil War, Confederate Guerrillas, Abolitionists, Bushwhackers, Cherokee, Jayhawkers, Highwaymen, Indian Territory-Arkansas
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 126,530. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The border war would eventually degrade to such a level that death was not enough punishment for supporting the wrong side. Both sides would turn to dismemberment and mutilation as expressions of the total loss of control in border society.
Freeman Stand
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 132,210. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
this is an epic story of capture, trial, transportation, escape. in 1794 the Scottish poet and radical robert burns anonymously published ‘scots wha hae.’ the british government banned it as seditious. combining research with imaginative insight ‘freeman stand’ explores ‘what if burns’ authorship had been revealed?’ his loss of freedom leads to new understanding and commitment to freedom for all.
19 Years 10 Months 24 Days
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,140. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Time travel
A novel of time-travel and the Underground Railroad. Museum tour guide Sophie Irving is one day caught in a rainstorm that begins a chain of encounters with people from the past. As instances of time travel become stronger, Sophie and two of her friends land themselves in a posse of vigilante abolitionists and a dangerous plot to rescue a group of slaves from an 1857 auction.
The Night the Stars Fell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,440. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Someone is murdering the men she loves. Throughout it all, the one thing Catharine "Cat" Taylor can depend on is the friendship of her lifelong companion Lizzie, a plantation slave. Then Lizzie is sold. Now Cat must decide - do nothing, or risk everything to save her friend and to bring a murderer to justice. Either way, the decision may cost Cat her life.
A Grandfather's Legacy
Series: Growing Up Southern ยท The Free Read Series. Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A story about a families sacrifice during the civil war and the funny conclusion that makes their abolitionists sacrifices moot.