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The Highwayman
Price: $1.99 $1.49 USD. (25% off until March 18!) Words: 6,660. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Bess lives a simple existence as the daughter of an innkeeper – or so it seems. But she and her forbidden lover, the notorious highwayman plaguing the area, have more secrets to keep than just their clandestine moonlit meetings. Even one overheard conversation could change both of their lives forever... A reimagination of Alfred Noyes' tragic poem of the same name.
French Roots: Genealogy for North Americans of French Descent
Price: $34.99 USD. Words: 31,250. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2019 by Candco. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
The author has traced thousands of his direct ancestors, all the way into the middle ages, and arguably right back into antiquity. Using methods described in this book you can do the same, through your French ancestors, some of whom have the best documented pedigrees on the planet. The instructions are step-by-step, with tips on what to look for and how to progress rapidly. Your kin are waiting to
Profiles of Women Past & Present - Abigail Adams - Writer and First Lady (1744-1818)
Series: Profiles of Women Past & Present Collection - Women Activists. Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2018. Categories: Plays » Women Authors
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Abigail Adams, writer and First Lady. It includes a version for school-age or adult audiences and one for K-2 students. This text is one of many monologues, Profiles of Women Past & Present, created by the AAUW Thousand Oaks, California Branch, Inc to enable parents, teachers, students, librarians and others to make women's history come alive.
Willow Oak
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 142,270. Language: American English. Published: September 26, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
When war threatens, do you stand and fight, or flee for your life? It takes courage to do what cowards do, as sisters discover on the eve of the Revolutionary War. Pursued by Green Mountain Boys and patriot kidnappers, then aided by a Mohawk sachem, they find themselves lost in the Adirondack wilderness and wondering if they will ever see their family again.
One Room, Unfurnished
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult
Everything that goes into the 3rd floor sewing room at Harrington House simply vanishes without a trace. Join Paranormal Investigators John Pentgram and Amos McConnell as they try to locate Prof. Harding, who went into the room, never to be seen again. What strange forces are at work here? Can John Pentgram discover the secret to the room, or will he become its next victim?
Moonshine (West Country Trilogy Prequel)
Price: Free! Words: 13,200. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The short story prequel to the West Country Trilogy, a saga of smuggling, superstition and the sea.
Free To Love
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,510. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2018 by Affinity Ebook Press NZ Ltd. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Captain Blythe is the appalled by the increasing slave trade during her seafaring of the Atlantic coast. Is piracy the answer? Her zest to help others is the catalyst for what might be perceived as forbidden love. Follow the adventures of Captain Blythe and how devout christian Elizabeth Allen's life changes.
Death Island
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 181,390. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Her family name tainted by her great-grandfather’s crimes of piracy, Meriden Cummings is far from the typical 18th century woman. A social outcast, she works in a carpentry shop in a small village, where the people barely tolerate unconventional behavior. Until her life takes a turn after a gang of pirates attack her village and her blood reveals an ancient map adorned with Mayan glyphs.
Walking Tour of Cheltenham, The Most Beautiful Regency Town in England
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,880. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2017 by Murni. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » History » European
It is a delightful town, full of wonderful architectural gems, all of which have interesting stories to tell. It was a fashionable place to visit in Georgian and Regency England at a time of momentous change, when foreign kings ruled the country. It was when Britain successfully fought to be the leading player on the world stage, becoming modern and global in the process.
HUMAN PREDICAMENT IN THE NOVELS OF THOMAS HARDY
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 62,400. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The criterion of happiness is not success, and success is not an absolute term."To have strength to roll a stone weighing a hundred weightto the top of the mountain is a success, and to have the strength to roll a stone of a ten hundred weight only half- way up that mount is a failure. But the latter is two or three times as strong a deed", says Hardy. Therefore, a man with many worldly failures c