Books tagged: civil war

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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,030. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
When 12 year-old Ruth's father left for the Civil War, she was left to operate the farm while her handicapped mother ran the house. Follow Ruth as she has maturity thrust upon her, not only operating the family farm on her own, but also marrying a worthless husband and dealing with his immaturity. Ride along as Ruth as she heads across the country to a new life in the Pacific Northwest.
Abraham Lincoln: Ascent to Power 1840-1860
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,500. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » American
Abraham Lincoln retired from politics in 1849 when he was forty to concentrate on honing his speaking and lawyering skills. He felt compelled to go back into politics when the Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed. The Lincoln Douglas debates and the election of 1860 are covered as well as the Compromise of 1850 and many of Lincoln's speeches.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,440. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
"Brothers" is the saga of the second generation of the MacPhail and Trethaway families as told by Ellie, widowed and alone after Adam’s death, by her son Laird, upon whose shoulders the responsibility for the Mt. Etna Iron Company fell, and by her grandson, William Trethaway, son of Ellie’s oldest son, Robert MacPhail, and Caddie Trethaway, daughter of Simon.
A Rebel Among Us
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 162,140. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2016 by Foundations, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
After David Summers enlists with the Confederate cavalry, his delusion of chivalry is soon crushed when he witnesses the horrors of battle. Shot by a Union picket, he winds up at a stranger’s farm. Four girls compassionately nurse him back to health. David learns his comrades have deserted him in Pennsylvania following the Battle of Gettysburg, but his dilemma becomes much worse.
The Gunner Wore Petticoats
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,830. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Romance » Historical
One woman puts aside her dresses and her womanly chores and answers the call to arms. The day she rescues a wounded Southern solder, everything she though she knew about war and loyalty is turned upside down…
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,840. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Phillip and Rachel have both experienced extreme loss, but life has a way of healing even the deepest hurt and anger. Two broken souls meeting in the dusty streets of Savannah.
The Lines of Union
Pre-release—available November 1, 2016. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 126,500. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In a corrupt, near-future United States, inspirational reformist John Herald attempts to lead a movement to fix the broken government while trying to prevent a second Civil War. Written in the heart of Washington, D.C., it is a powerful, genre-smashing story that taps into the cultural heartbeat of our deeply divided nation.
Gunpowder Girls: The True Stories of Three Civil War Tragedies
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,780. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016 by Quindaro Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), Nonfiction » History » North America
Never before told account of CW arsenal explosions and the girls and young women who were the victims. "We can now add their names to the human toll of America's greatest conflict," declares Pulitzer Prize-winning historian James M. McPherson, author of Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era, who calls Gunpowder Girls "outstanding" and "thoroughly researched and beautifully written."
Strategic Leadership, Southern Style: Civilian Statesmen in the Confederacy's War - American Civil War Civil Military Relations, Strategic Vision, President Jefferson Davis and His Secretaries
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,270. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
When Jefferson Davis accepted the position of Provisional President of the Confederacy in 1861, he would not go it alone. Just as his counterpart in Washington was surrounded by senior civilian statesmen and professional military officers, Davis too had his Cabinet.
White African Slave
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,240. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Transportation
White African Slave, part two ‘Just One More Tour’…continues the story of South African, Katherine Stewart’s determined mission to become an airline pilot, fighting racism and sexism every step of the way in post-apartheid South Africa.