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Down In New Orleans: True Stories of a Fabled City
Price: $16.95 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: $1.99 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.
Cat Island (Privateers & Gentlemen)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,850. 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.
War of 1812 Land Battles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,460. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
“War of 1812 Land Battles” is a bicentennial review of the last armed warfare between the U.S. and England. America’s war began with shameful mistakes by an aging Revolutionary War hero and ended when a civilian army defeated hardened veterans of the Napoleonic Wars. The book includes summaries of the most significant battles and war crimes that occurred during this forgotten war.
Abraham
Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 2. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Young raw-recruit Abraham is exposed to the terror of war during the Battle for New Orleans. A frontiersman provides the wisdom to help him survive and become a man.
Captain Rundel III - Bend on a Sail and Watch Me Fly
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,410. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In this historical novel of the British Navy in the 1800s, Captain Benjamin Rundel is sent to the White Sea to meet an informant with news on the progress of Napoleon’s army in Russia. When the informant fails to show and brigands waylay him in the night, he has to struggle hundreds of miles overland to his ship which is fast freezing into the White Sea. Book 8 of 9 in the Rundel series.