Books tagged: american civil war

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Death of a Sacristan ~ A Rebel Bishop Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,640. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2018 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
When a wealthy volunteer sacristan is murdered in the cathedral in April 1861, Lynch acts as a sort of Nero Wolfe—interpreting clues uncovered by his aide, Tom Dockery, a priest and former NYPD officer. As Dockery works to unravel the mystery, with Charleston devolving into civil war, he explores his own attitude toward slavery...
Dusty Fog's Civil War 11: The Bloody Border
Series: Dusty Fog's Civil War. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 54,380. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2018 by Piccadilly. Categories: Fiction » Western
A mercenary General in Mexico offered to use his army for the Confederate cause. Belle Boyd, the Rebel Spy, received orders to deliver $15,000.00 as payment for his services. Helping her rode two tough Texans, the Ysabel Kid and his father. When word of it leaked out, the worst rabble of murderous thieves the bloody border between Texas and Mexico ever saw.
Jack Book 3 - Friends Forever
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,520. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Book 3 opens with Jack and his friends in control of the slave ship, having tricked the pirates and slave traders chasing them after they stole the ship and kidnapped the captain. Despite his friend's reluctance to go along with him, Jack invites the captain to help them and the 135 freed slaves to sail back to Africa to return them home. The captain agrees but will this slaver keep his word?
Jack Book 2 - Murder on the High Seas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,270. Language: American English. Published: February 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Book 2 is a high seas adventure set in the Caribbean Sea. Jack and Jeremy become romantically involved with two young Jamaican women. Book 1 ends with Schoolmaster Jerome Whittemore - an abusive, racist teacher - quitting his brief education career after a devastating classroom humiliation at the hands of Jack. But the two boys follow him to sea not knowing they have signed to a slave ship.
Call to Arms - Book Three: Field of Honor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 147,840. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2018 by Piccadilly. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » USA
It began with an illicit love affair and became a feud that threatened a family's ruin. These were the decades which shaped a nation. Decades of bloodshed and ambition that turned America from a backward land of farmers into one of the most greatest powers on Earth. And this is the story of two families whose greed and dreams, loves and passions, loyalties and betrayals helped shape those decades.
Call to Arms - Book Two: Blind Duty
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 136,530. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2018 by Piccadilly. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » USA
The Strong family has grown and prospered, as has the land they have helped to build. From the explorations of Lewis and Clark to nineteenth century politics, from the siege of the Alamo to the War of 1812, the Strongs have been at the forefront of American life. But now a new war has come which will the test the strength of each man as it tests the foundations of country as a whole.
The Floating Outfit 20: The Bad Bunch
Series: The Floating Outfit. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,630. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2018 by Piccadilly. Categories: Fiction » Western
The war with the North was over, but Texas was still a battleground. Outlaw bands ravaged whole towns, drenching the Border Country with blood. Deadliest of all was the silent band of knife-artists know as "the Bad Bunch". The Floating Outfit were all that stood between Texas and the law of the blade! But even Fog, Counter and the Ysabel Kid found The Bad Bunch a mite trickier than expected!
Dusty Fog's Civil War 10: The Rebel Spy
Series: Dusty Fog's Civil War. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 54,670. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2018 by Piccadilly. Categories: Fiction » Western
A raid on a Union convoy turns out more profitable than anyone could have imagined. A trunk containing a fortune in Confederate currency is among the bounty. But when the money is discovered to be counterfeit, the Yankees' diabolical plot becomes obvious--flood the South with worthless money and wreck the already fragile economy. Dusty Fog must smash the counterfeit - or die trying!
The Battle of Dranesville
Price: Free! Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In late December 1861 Brigadier General J. E. B. Stuart and Brigadier General E. O. C. Ord both led their infantry brigades out of their camps in search of forage. At this time they were both relatively unknown, though the following four years would see them both immortalized, Stuart switching arms to the cavalry and Ord switching theaters to the West.
Johnny Rebel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2017 by Martin. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » USA
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When a troop of Union Army Cavalry ride into the small Confederate town of Red Sands, towards the end of the American Civil War, they discover they have just missed the notorious Confederate renegade, William Quantrill. In his determination to get information about Quantrill, Lieutenant Farrell takes the law into his own hands. This is a side story to the Bounty Hunter series by Martyn C Marais.