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Jonathan Dickinson's Journal
Price: Free! Words: 41,970. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This narrative of a shipwreck on the Florida coast in 1696 and the suffering and heroism of the survivors.
I Am A Southerner
Series: Growing Up Southern ยท The Free Read Series. Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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A short memior about what it means to be a Southerner from a Floridian's perspective.
Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,640. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations, Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights
Thurgood Marshall rides the train in the Jim Crow car (the one directly behind the engine) to the American south to defend yet another black citizen in court. Marshall, who was the grandson of a mixed-race slave, is an integral part of the growing civil rights movement in America.
The Minorcan Quarter, The Colonial Tale of St. Augustine
Series: Minorcan, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 127,930. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Beginning during the American Revolution, The Minorcan Quarter spans a turbulent period in history. Don Francisco Pellicer and his fellow immigrants struggle through hardships to build new lives in St. Augustine after escaping years of slave-like conditions in New Smyrna. Follow the destitute band as they scratch out an American existence in the wake of countless lives lost and endless hardships.
The River Way Home: The Adventures of the Cowboy, the Indian, & the Amazon Queen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,600. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
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.
The Genealogy of Herman Webster Mudgett
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
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.
I am Grey Eyes: A Story of Old Florida
Series: Old Kings Road, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,140. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
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.
Pearls: Spirits of Belleview Biltmore, Book One
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,420. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Time travel, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Honor Macklin has serious problems. Her philandering ex-husband/business partner is trying to take over their company, and spirits at the Belleview Biltmore hotel are invading her dreams to share memories from the life of a young, troubled Victorian woman. When their worlds collide, Honor, along with her new lover and his son, explore lessons learned in the past, hoping to alter Honor’s destiny.
Indian Massacre in Orlando
Series: Adventure Stories, Almost True. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,460. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
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