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Homemade Thunder: War on the South Coast 1861-1865
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,550. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
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 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.
The Calusan
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 120,370. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
An epic historically-accurate novel based on Florida's history, featuring Florida "cracker" cowboys, Calusa Indians, and Juan Ponce de Leon on and around Sanibel Island and Punta Rassa.
Once Upon A Picket
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,440. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012 by Martin Sisters Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
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.
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.
Bulow Gold
Series: Old Kings Road, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,270. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
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.
Osceola His Capture and Seminole Legends
Series: Old Kings Road, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,850. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
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.
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.
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.
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