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The Surveillant’s Old Tin Trunk
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 99,620. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American
Life, Love and Death on Devil’s Island Some years ago an old tin trunk and its contents were given to the author of this book by an old lady approaching her ninetieth year. She was the only daughter of a guard who had been deployed to work in French Guiana (Devil’s Island) during the early days of the twentieth century. The rusting old box was full of the diaries, sketches, papers and personal eff
The Death of Michael Russo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,720. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
It was 1913 and Joe Russo received a letter, “Mr. Russo your son Michael has died in prison.” 20 years later Joe see's his son has become a Hollywood star, only to be murdered the night he wins an Oscar. Which sends Joe on a crusade to find out who his son was, why was he told he died on Devil's Island and what really happened the night he died...
The Survivor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,890. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Western
Marcel Dupre, condemned to the penal colony at French Guiana, writes an expose of life in the Foreign Legion and in the penal colony. He finally escapes by sea and reaches the U.S. where he hopes to have his book published. Agents of the shaky French government will do anything to destroy him and his expose. A Wells Fargo messenger is dispatched to find and assist him.
Beyond Salvage
Series: Cults, Curses & Cryptids. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,840. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The inmates on Devil's Island were the lucky ones - it was on the mainland where the true dangers lurked... Luc Tessyier, a convict, rules Cayenne by fear through supernatural curses. Further inland, in the jungle, the masked sculptor Uguen carries out his occult surgery unimpeded... With two threats at large, and the old mystic Georges Steil not getting any younger, hope is in short supply.
Portraits of France
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 189,300. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Portraits of France is part memoir, part journalism, part history, part gastronomic adventure. An intensely personal tour of a France not found in guidebooks. From Heloise and Abelard to Lafayette to DeGaulle, from the guillotine to an 1806 Chateau Lafite, from lungbusting Tour de France climbs to the still pockmarked terrain around Verdun to a World War II concentrtion camp in the Pyrenees.
Once Upon a Midnight Sea
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,850. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011 by Pink Pixel Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
The heiress of Montague Shipping sets out across Chesapeake Bay to attend a party, but instead finds herself shanghaied by a vengeful thief intending to use her ship—and her jewels—to break a prisoner out of Devil’s Island! If you love the historical romances of Amanda Quick, Jo Beverly and Elizabeth Hoyt, you won’t want to miss this exciting debut by Ava Bradley.
South of Cayenne
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,860. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1949 after returning to the States, a Berlin Airlift crew crashes in an unexplored area of Brazil. Only two of the five-man crew survive. The information is closely held---only President Truman and a select few know the cause of the crash. On national security grounds, the information is classified 'Top Secret' and sealed for fifty years.