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The States of Union How They Got That Way
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,720. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This book provides both historical and geographical insights as to how the shape of the nation and states were created. It describes how the states evolved from colonies, territories and independent republics, such as Texas and California.
The Convict and her Doctor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,250. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
In 1828, Britain is overcrowded, London is filthy and the lives of the poor are valued less than the city's rats. A Scottish Doctor meets a pretty young working girl while enjoying a night out on the town. Little does he know that their lives are destined to intertwine, even on the far side of the Earth. Life in Australian colonies has its challenges.
Nathaniel's Bloodline
Series: The Asker Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 127,050. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A novel about Australian First Fleet convicts and their families. Nathaniel's Bloodline is based on historical events in the earliest days of convict settlement in New South Wales. It is also about fair-dinkum Aussie battlers chasing their dreams, and running from gangsters and corrupt law men. Fast moving, gripping action with lots of twists and turns.
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.
Pirates of Savannah: The Complete Trilogy (Adult Version) - Historical Fiction Action Adventure
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 128,930. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
(4.98 from 41 reviews)
Join the adventure as a group of colonists try to find the path to freedom under the thumb of an overreaching government. They face trial after trial as they find their way together, learning who to trust and who not to trust. Go from the dungeons of London to the new town of Savannah, across the coastal plains of Georgia and the Carolinas and down to the Florida Keys, in this fight for liberty!
Passengers to Sentience
Series: Peter Salisbury's Passengers Science Fiction, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 112,570. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
A cyber detective succeeds in his latest drugs bust and meets the girl of his dreams on body-swap vacation but then loses everything when kidnapped for disposable labour in a deadly desert mine. His girl has suffered the same fate and they risk all to get away. Just when they think they've made it, they find the miners' bodies are possessed by alien hosts and they have to fight again for freedom.
The Spirit of Waterloo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2009 by Darling Newspaper Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A terror from Britain's glory days arrives to haunt the garrison school. The Colonel fumes, the Padre swoons, and Wee Charlie is a last forlorn hope.
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