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Shell Shocked
Series: The Buxton Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,790. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
It is the closing months of World War 1 and Lady Serena Buxton is on her own. Her home, Buxton Hall, is now a hospital. With her husband Randolph fighting at the front, the quartermaster, doctor and matron become her allies. Her household staff rally round her, all except the housekeeper who seems more and more detached. What is her problem?
On Borrowed Time
Series: The Buxton Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,770. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Lord Randolph and Lady Serena Buxton’s orderly lives are upset by Pinkerton Agent Stuart Montgomery’s unexpected arrival at their estate in England. And this is no ordinary social call! Montgomery is investigating four suspicious deaths at an American aviation company, and of the two remaining partners one is the old friend of Lady Serena’s.
His Dark Enchantress
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,640. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » Regency
A London season is the last thing bright, beautiful Emmaline Devereux wants. Her grandfather knows he is dying and insists that she find herself a husband and secure her future. The only husband Emmaline would consider is her friend’s dark and imposing brother. But Emmaline has a past that, if revealed, will undoubtedly bring disgrace to her and those with whom she associates.
A Love Like No Other: Abigail and John Adams, A Modern Love Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,830. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Passion, heartbreak, tragedy, and triumph. Abigail Adams, a woman of uncommon courage and determination, refused to settle for a common marriage. She wanted equal partnership and got it, along with all the struggles it brought. She survived war, the death of several of her children, and years-long separation from her beloved John, but lived to become the second First Lady in our nation.
The Hard Price of Freedom
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
The son of Juan Hernań Valdez de Araya and a Caribbean slave, Eduardo, learn that freedom always comes with a price, and that price must be paid by those most deprived of it, the most desirous to have it. Some will sacrifice their all for the sweet embrace of it and for that of those dear to them. Only those that have known true deprivation can appreciate its loving reward.
Primitive Passions
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,350. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015 by John M. Cahill. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
When Sean O’Cathail deserted in New York Harbor in 1681, it was not to become a boschloper. He jumped ship to save his own skin. Getting into the fur trading business was just where he landed
Paul Revere: American Patriot: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Political
Paul Revere lived when America was not yet a country. It was a colony of England. The people were British subjects and lived under British laws. British soldiers enforced the laws in Boston and other colonial cities. Paul was a patriot. He believed America should be free. Read about the life of this American patriot and learn the truth about his midnight ride. 15-minute bio Has CCS exercises.
Colonial Capers
You set the price! Words: 8,230. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
In a darkened boathouse on the edge of Boston Harbor, Phineas Phillips and a small band of dissidents sit quietly watching two British ships that are at anchor along the Pearl Street Wharf. Soon a band of heathen Indians will board the two schooners and toss all the tea into the harbor. With advance knowledge of what may happen, Phineas and friends have a different plan in mind.
Cheating Ifooloo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,400. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
In 1738 the slave Izzy guards a secret, a demon-like illness that seizes the white child Willy. Her compassionate care is all he has. He’s ignored by his family; Izzy is isolated from her fellow slaves. An uprising forever disrupts their peaceful, hidden life. The lure of freedom tempts her, but loyalty and love for Willy triumph. On a courageous journey south they struggle toward home and safety.
A Friend of America: Learning Guide
Price: $29.99 USD. Words: 17,760. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » History
Teachers Guide and companion for A Friend of America, by Brian Schmit.