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Andrew Jackson: A Short Biography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,240. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
“Old Hickory” as Andrew Jackson came to be known, aptly described a man with a tough constitution and a fiery disposition. Orphaned at a young age, Jackson would climb to power as the seventh president of the United States and become one of the most influential of American presidents.
America’s Second War of Independence: A Short History of the War of 1812
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,140. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
During the War of 1812, or the “second war of independence,” the United States, which consisted of eighteen loosely joined states, took on Great Britain, the greatest naval power in the world, in a military conflict that would have a lasting impact on America’s future.
Down In New Orleans: True Stories of a Fabled City
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 32,280. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The history of New Orleans told through narratives of the people, places and events that created the city on the Mississippi River with its character and soul. Over 300 hundred years of French adventurers, Spanish colonists and later hordes of Americans, this book reveals their personalities, motivations, agendas, emotions, temperaments and experiences . Surprise and intrigue populate the pages.
James' Crossing
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,620. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016 by George Morrison. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
In the tumultuous 1700s, James Sterling, a Scottish teen forced into service by English sailors, jumped ship in Florida. Aided by Native Americans, runaway slaves, and a reclusive Scottish trapper, James learned to make his way in the wilderness. He slashed and fought westward to the Mississippi, where the War of 1812 assured his American identity, complicated by the evils leading to the Civil War
In a Lady's Eyes: A New Orleans Romance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
A lady park ranger at the Battle of New Orleans National Park spots a man in a British army uniform at 2 a.m. He stands next to one of the cannons and she thinks he’s one of those re-enactors who come to re-enact the battle every January 8th. She approaches and fog moves in and he’s no longer there.
Pirates or Patriots
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 98,420. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action
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On the morning of September 16, 1814 the USS Carolina begins a cannon bombardment of a tiny Mississippi delta island. In a New Orleans café a young woman awaits the man she hopes will rescue her from life in a Bourbon Street bordello. And in a French Quarter market a young merchant/pirate must choose between love and saving his new county from 12,000 war hardened British troops.
Pearl River
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 79,090. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A Virginia-born physician returns from a surgical apprenticeship in Paris, vowing to avenge his father's death at the defense of Washington in the War of 1812. Returning by way of the Gulf of Mexico, he travels along the Pearl River searching for General Andrew Jackson's army. Befriended by Choctaw Indians, he is guided to the army and joins to participate in the Battle of New Orleans.
Creole Hearts
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,780. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Romance » Historical
In 1803, the Louisiana Territory was in a turmoil. Spain was ceding this territory back to the France because the United States had offered to let them keep Florida. So the French flag was once again being raised to the joy of the Creoles.
Cat Island (Privateers & Gentlemen)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 127,220. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Historical » USA
The British are preparing to attack New Orleans. Sworn to defend Louisiana, Captain Favian Markham finds New Orleans a city of intrigue, where Creoles conspire against the Americans, streetfighters cloak their murders under the Code Duello, the pirate Jean Laffite defies the Navy, and where two sensuous Creole women, Eugenie and Campaspe, vie for his favor.
Invade America!
Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012 by Darling Newspaper Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Fact, not fiction. A sea captain describes destroying American coastal forts and landing a British army to seize the White House. This concise history begins "Captain Striver" ($2.99), a book that reveals how one man beat impossible odds and family disgrace to create convict Australia's first Free Settlement, blueprint for the nation known today.