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Writings of Thomas Paine: A Collection of Pamphlets from America's Most Radical Founding Father
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,170. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
An anthology of writings from Thomas Paine. Paine's radical views on the emancipation of women, the redistribution of wealth and social equality, and religion, made him an outcast even among his fellow American Revolutionaries. Even today, he remains the only major figure of the American Revolution who has no monument anywhere in Washington DC.
Independence
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 184,880. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » General
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An orphaned girl in revolutionary America tries to hide her damning past and save the rebel officer she secretly loves.
Lucky In Cyprus: A True Story ABout A Boy, A Teacher, An Earthquake, Some Terrorists And The CIA
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 167,010. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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Lucky In Cyprus is a coming-of-age story set in the Middle East during the height of the Cold War. An American teenager – son of a CIA operative – is inspired by grand events and a Greek Cypriot teacher. He witnesses earthquakes and riots and terrorist attacks, but in the end it is his teacher’s gentle lessons that keep him whole.
The Behemoth - A Colonial Steampunk Tale
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
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Mehta, tired of being mistreated by the British occupiers sees an opportunity to destroy their latest steam powered monstrosity, though it may cost him his life.
B.G. Bhagee: Memories of a Colonial Childhood
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 50,040. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011 by Melvin Perry. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
B.G. is British Guiana; Bhagee is a fiery local stew. Philippa was the second daughter in a family of six children growing up in mid-20th century in colonial Guyana. She recounts her Sisyphean trials growing up a Carrington in Lot 10, First Street, Georgetown -- from the women's battles to the neighbours that never wore clothes to the relatives who walked with their shoes in their hands.
Cold Lady
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,250. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
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In a cold winter in the late 18th Century, five men are marooned in the northern reaches of the Hudson Bay. Alone, they must struggle across country to safety. Only they are not truly alone. Something is there in the wilderness. Something inimical, ancient, and cold.
The White House
Price: Free! Words: 10,270. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
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Two women reach for happiness amid the dangers of an eighteenth century colony. Annie Simpson is captured by Blackbeard and taken to an inn called The White House. There she meets Lizzie Poole, the innkeeper's daughter who longs for happiness of her own. Based on the legend of the Hammock House in Beaufort, North Carolina.
A More Obedient Wife, a Novel of the Early Supreme Court
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 175,620. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
"A More Obedient Wife" is an award-winning novel that blends fact and fiction to tell the story of two women—married to two early Supreme Court Justices—who find themselves swept up in the events of the federal government’s turbulent first decade. Described by the Midwest Book Review as “deftly written” and “a riveting read,” A More Obedient Wife is a historical novel like no other.
Pirates of Savannah Trilogy: Book One, Sold in Savannah - Young Adult Action Adventure Historical Fiction
Price: Free! Words: 38,560. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Pirates of Savannah Trilogy: Book One Sold in Savannah Follow a group of English prisoners as they are sold at auction to the highest bidder. The odd collection of fellows battle inhumane living conditions, sail the salty seas, and fight deadly pirates to try their hand at a new life in General Oglethorpe's colony of Savannah, GA.
Pirates of Savannah Trilogy: Book Three, The Rise of April
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,170. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
The Rise of April is the third book in the Pirates of Savannah: Trilogy. Follow our heroine and her crew on daring pirate ship raids, smuggling runs, and deadly sea battles. Join the group of adventurers as they engage in swashbuckling sword fights and take to the high seas to break free from the clutches of the redcoats and the rule of the British Crown.