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Asia Booth Clarke Sister of Abraham Lincoln's Assassin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Asia Booth Clarke fled her Philadelphia and her native country in the aftermath of her brother John Wilkes Booth's assassination of President Lincoln. My research indicates that she never even came home for a visit. Married to Edwin Booth's acting partner John Sleeper Clarke, she compiled memoirs and biographies in her years in England. Her sons Creston and Wilfrid were both stage actors.
Lessons in Disguise
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,430. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
Lessons in Disguise, a novel, follows the journey of a handcrafted book from its printing in Virginia, 1820, to its eventual destination in California, 1975. As the book is passed from woman, to man, to child, the owners find within its pages parables, fables, and practical lessons that help shape their lives. Told in eight voices this book reads as though it were an intimate memoir.
The Hand of God
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,690. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
With the discovery the radioactive element Luciferium, the Confederacy begins to turn the tables on the Union in their effort to win the Civil War. Can the Union fight back in time to stop the South from using their new secret weapon, The Hand of God?
Blind Tribute
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 179,330. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2017 by Whaley Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literary collections » Diaries & Journals
Every newspaper editor owes tribute to the devil... Harry Wentworth's bill just came due.
Forty Acres and a Mule
Price: Free! Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Josh Barnes has had most of his land stolen, and he marries a black girl just after the civil war. John Bertram is dead set on having the girl back on his farm. He takes her by force.
Varina Howell Davis First Lady of the Confederate States of America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
As the wife of Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederacy, Varina Howell had tremendous responsibilities. Factional struggles between women from the different states required mediation.The First Lady was also responsible for visiting the sick and wounded soldiers in hospitals. Receptions for late arriving officers were planned. By 1864 Varina was advising her ailing husband and shaping policy.
Through the Valley
Series: Hands of Love, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,110. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
As newlyweds, Hannah and Gus learn life isn't always a honeymoon. They move far from home and begin building their own farm. As their family grows, Gus becomes a conductor on the Underground Railroad. Hannah battles fear for him and for their children. During one special night, she learns to trust God. She believes the fear is over until her sons enlist in the Civil War. Will they return whole?
The Women of Magnolia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 145,320. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
An amazing love story that chronicles the lives of many women during the Civil War. Set in Mississippi, this novel is written in a unique style with one goal on the minds of everyone. We must get to Magnolia.
Hide and Seek
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,450. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2015 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Romance » Historical
One woman hiding from family abuse and another seeking her lost family. Each discover that happiness and love can grow from sadness when they don't give up the pursuit. FEATURING: "Escape" and "Fastest Wedding in the West"
The Murder Of A Maine Prostitute In Gaslight New York City
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Prostitution & sex trade
Helen Jewett was the daughter of a Maine shoemaker. Raised as Dorcas Doyen, she entered the home of a prominent judge in Portland as a girl. She was turned out of this home for sexual indiscretions. Her misadventures led to a life of prostitution that she lived in establishments in Maine, Boston, and New York City. My text recounts her demise and the ancestry of her family and two of her clients.