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Indian Massacre in Orlando
By Walter Parks
Series: Adventure Stories, Almost True. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,460. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
The Indian squaw loved White Man Cow. John asked the President to send soldiers to remove the Indians. John didn't think his request was out of line; the government had earlier been moving Indians to the "Indians Territory" (now Oklahoma) for years. The President wouldn't help. This is the story of why and how John killed every man, woman and child; and the story of the unbelievable conseque
I Am A Southerner
By Joe C Combs 2nd
Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A short memior about what it means to be a Southerner from a Floridian's perspective.
Osceola His Capture and Seminole Legends
By Bill Ryan
Series: Old Kings Road, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,870. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Category: Fiction
Osceola, the great Seminole War leader, was captured on Old Kings Road in Florida in 1835. He was meeting under a white flag of truce. His capture under a white flag was debated in Congress, the Court of England and capitols throughout the world. This well researched historical fiction account reveals much that is new including a portrait of his wife and son. Osceola speaks for himself.
Bulow Gold
By Bill Ryan
Series: Old Kings Road, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,280. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Fiction
The Bulow family of Florida in 1821. Immense wealth, courage and planning of Charles Wilhelm Bulow who begans what would become the largest plantation in Florida. Here is the lost journal of "Aunty Mary" who was Bulow's housekeeper. This well researched story takes you from 1812 to present time as two geneology researchers seek to unlock clues to a great treasure in gold reportedly still there.
I am Grey Eyes a story of old Florida
By Bill Ryan
Series: Old Kings Road, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,150. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Category: Fiction
20 May 1767 a Seminole Indian called Grey Eyes and some 25 Indian boys drove 500 cattle from Colerain Georgia on the St. Mary's River to a destination in South East Florida a distance of about 106 miles. The British Governor of Florida credited "my friend" Grey Eyes with finding a route for a new roadway. This is the story of a most unusual Seminole as told by Grey Eyes himself.
Once Upon A Picket
By Muriel T. Eden-Paul
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,440. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012 by Martin Sisters Publishing. Category: Nonfiction
Discover the hearts of three men: Osceola, Major Cooper and Johnny, unearthed by the blade of a bulldozer. Experience the real Florida in undisturbed wild woods, murky swamps and the dark water of the Withlacoochee River. The fusion of their missions entwines their lives in defense and protection and preservation of the land.
The Genealogy of Herman Webster Mudgett
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Herman Webster Mudgett (1861-1896) was from Gilmanton, New Hampshire. His roots are in rural New England. Aside from Mudgett, his relatives had the surnames Page and Price. My e-book looks Herman Mudgett's ancestry from the family's origins in Exeter and Norfolk in England. I have included ancestral information about the mass murderer's wives, his son and daughter, and one of his accomplices.
Homemade Thunder: War on the South Coast 1861-1865
By TD Conner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,550. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Bloody warfare raged along the South Atlantic coast from 1861 until 1865, much of it overlooked in the headlines of the day, later quickly and happily forgotten. But it happened, American against American, brother against brother, father against son, neighbor against neighbor along the quiet tide creeks and hidden inlets and across the trackless, sighing green marshes.
The River Way Home: The Adventures of the Cowboy, the Indian, & the Amazon Queen
By Mary E. Dawson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,600. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Fiction
Best Florida YA Book of 2013! Best Florida Adult Fiction of 2013! (The Florida Authors and Publishers Association) ALLIGATORS, OUTLAWS, AND TOURISTS? Join three young teens, an African-American girl and two boys, a Cracker and a Seminole, on the adventure of a lifetime through the Florida Jungle of 1914.