Books tagged: colonial period

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Benjamin Franklin: The First American
Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » History » North America
Ben Franklin was a writer, scientist, inventor and political leader. He was one of the Founding Fathers who drafted the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the U.S. He organized the first lending library and volunteer fire department. He established universities and hospitals. He also flew a kite in a thunderstorm to show that lightning was electricity. Learn more in this short bio
Murder by Syllabub
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 90,330. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
The murderous ghost of a colonial gentleman is prowling the hallways of the old Smithwood plantation house in Virginia. When the “ghost” turns up dead on the dining room carpet, it is up to Ellen McKenzie and her Aunt Mary to identify the killer before their friend Elizabeth Smithwood is arrested. After all, it was a glass of Elizabeth’s creamy syllabub that killed him.