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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
In the Shadow of the Pyramid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,470. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Historical Fiction -- The whaling vessel Niantic picked passengers with Gold Fever off the beaches of Panama in 1849 and took them to San Francisco. The crew jumped ship. Niantic was hauled ashore and planted at the corner of Sansome and Clay as a hotel. Present day, Don Worthy discovers its hulk and claims the right of salvage. The story takes place in the past and present in San Francisco.
Chinatown
Series: A Tucson Kid Western. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,680. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
The Tucson Kid battles the crime bosses and criminals of the Barbary Coast and the tongs of Chinatown to rescue a young woman.
Death and the Barbary Coast
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 44,160. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
There’s something nasty lurking in the thick fog of San Francisco, roaring in the dark, waiting to be unleashed. Lucky Tom Turner will have to find out, but first he must evade being shanghaied, destroyed by former Confederates, or punished for his own past. Mechanical monstrosities show up on every street corner and in every suspicious warehouse, threatening the very fabric of his country.
Barbary Coast Affair
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,600. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012 by Highland Press Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
A Regency Novella - Alexander Haines had a mission—recapture the USS Philadelphia from Barbary Coast pirates. Coddling a pampered daughter of an English earl had no part in that mission. Not, that is, until Katherine Alcott became a hostage.
Blood Opium
Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 62,740. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Revised and better than ever, Blood Opium is a paranormal, detective story set in San Francisco, two days before the 1906 earthquake and subsequent fires that changed the face of the city forever. Investigator Edward Morgan has enjoyed a short yet successful career with the San Francisco Police Department’s Homicide Division utilizing special talents passed down from his ancestors.
The Wind and the Sea
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 169,550. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
This action-packed swashbuckling adventure is a classic tale of romance, revenge, and breathtaking exploits on the high seas. The time is 1804 and the U.S. Navy is attacking and destroying pirate strongholds on North Africa's infamous Barbary Coast. Says Publishers Weekly: "Packed with well-drawn characters, fiery sea battles...this book is a good read."
Escape from Fort McCain
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 86,190. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2010 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Western
Fort McCain, New Mexico at the turn of the 20th C. and an investigation into the death of an Indian. Flashback forty years to the murder of a soldier at Ft McCain. Two men on the run join a gang of renegades but this is too much for them and instead they help the victims of the gang. After a fight, the two take off with two Mexican beauties with the law and the renegades firmly on their trail.