Books tagged: history 1700s

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The Jamie Leith Chronicles 1: The Accidental Stowaway
Series: The Lamie Leith Chronicles. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,740. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Edinburgh 1698... Scotland's hopes for continued independence from England rest on a secret mission to the Caribbean. Five ships hold the purse and the lifeblood of the Scottish nation; they are to colonize Panama, and cut the trade route to the Far East... Alternative History? NO. This spectacular voyage actually happened... The Jamie Leith Chronicles begin... look out for further installments.
Midnight Liberty League - Part I
Price: Free! Words: 91,970. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
William should be excited, he just met Ben Franklin. Instead, he’s terrified, because this isn’t 1776, it’s 2017. Where literature’s greatest quest always ends, his story begins…at the first sip.
PhD. (A Time Traveler's Search for Bacon)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 156,150. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
An historical novel about a physicist whose time machine malfunctions, placing him in 18th century France, weeks before the French Revolution. He travels to Paris hoping that members of the Royal Academy of Science can assist him. Federal agents in the 21st century search for his machine as pursues a solution to return to the present and the identity of the person who seeks to destroy him in 1789.
Restitution
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,910. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2016 by WordWorks Editorial Services. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Western Maryland and Annapolis 1774: A peddler paid to deliver potentially treasonous correspondence entices a Moravian widow and her sons to move to Annapolis. She becomes entranced with the refinements of English civilization while he grows committed to the patriot cause.
The Cavalier Historian
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 166,250. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Civil war. Witchcraft. Persecution. Injustice. Can Rob right a past wrong and save his future? The Cavalier Historian is a supernatural time-slip novel in which Rob experiences the English Civil War through his haunted dreams. Over centuries the characters suffer fear, persecution and loss yet, at the very end, is it possible for them to find hope for the future?
Great Americans: The Founders
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,920. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A quick, fun, fact filled patriotic tour through the lives of ten great Americans who changed history.
The Hard Price of Freedom
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
The son of Juan Hernań Valdez de Araya and a Caribbean slave, Eduardo, learn that freedom always comes with a price, and that price must be paid by those most deprived of it, the most desirous to have it. Some will sacrifice their all for the sweet embrace of it and for that of those dear to them. Only those that have known true deprivation can appreciate its loving reward.
Unto the Breach
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 79,810. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
1761. As a teenage ship's apprentice, John Paul is thrown into the physical and human maelstroms of life on the high seas during the height of the Seven Year's War. Though Paul will go on to become the "Father of the American Navy," he must first survive this first voyage and navigate the treacherous waters of scandal and conspiracy that threaten the lives of every crew member on the Friendship.
Early American Criminals: An American Newgate Calendar, Chronicling the Lives of the Most Notorious Criminal Offenders from Colonial America and the New Republic
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,690. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
In “Early American Criminals,” crime historian, Anthony Vaver, examines early America’s most notorious criminals: burglars, murderers, pirates, counterfeiters, and other offenders who would be recognized as criminals even by today’s standards. Yet in telling the stories of these criminals, Vaver shows how early Americans both thought about and punished criminals differently than we do today.
An Orphan’s Lure of the Far East
Price: Free! Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
An Orphan’s Lure of the Far East is a short story about two brothers living at a brook near the Dutch town of Delft during the eighteen century. During their stay in a Church run orphanage, the two van der Beek brothers dreamt of adventure and fortune that could be made in the Far East. It is a typical bittersweet tale depicting human courage, self-preservation and destiny.