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Great Americans: The Founders
Price: $0.99 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.
Morgan vs The Invaders from the Mirror Dimension
Price: Free! Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Young Morgan just wants to do what is right. Doing what is right for his family and his world. When Alex Morgan is faced with the mystery of the appearance of the Mirror Men he rushes to investigate. Alex's life changes as well as other things. Will Alex have the strength to do what he thinks as right?
Deborah Remembers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,470. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013 by Spyderwort Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods, Fiction » Children’s books » Dolls
Deborah, a very special doll, was created 300 years ago in New England: She can remember a terrible Indian massacre, the old Puritan settlements, the Revolutionary War and the Underground Railroad. Deborah Remembers was based on many real local events and personalities from the history of Westfield, Massachusetts. Her long, rich, often poignant story will captivate you and touch your heart.
Hannah's Hessian
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,680. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013 by Spyderwort Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
Little Hannah has plenty to worry about in the spring of 1775—war, smallpox, storing enough food and firewood to last through the New England winters—and also school. But worst of all are the terrifying Hessians, soldiers hired to fight the American patriot army. And when Hessian prisoners pass through their own village, Hannah’s greatest fear seems to be coming true—or does it?
This Will Not Be Easy: 1500 Challenging Trivia Questions and Answers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,860. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
This is the first publication from the guys who created the live team trivia game, Phazed & Confused Trivia.
Letters from the Gardener
Series: The Compleat Gardener, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,550. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
In John Dean’s letters to his friends in Scotland he tells about the turmoil that is taking place in Belfast during the time of the French Revolution. He neglects to mention that his wife Susan is falling in love with the leader of the revolutionary, Henry Joy McCracken. Even more dangerous, she falls under the spell of McCracken's sister's feminist ideas. Will John win back his wife's love?