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Shadow of the Boyd
Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 32,480. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: October 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
In a powerful story from New Zealand’s colonial past, the bitter clash of two cultures is explored through the eyes of a young English boy who survives the infamous massacre on the Boyd in Whangaroa Harbour, New Zealand in 1809. Fourteen-year-old Thomas Davidson joins the Boyd in London as an apprentice seaman, but soon finds that life at sea is not as he imagined.
The Clarks of Willsborough Point: The Long Trek North
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,290. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2018 by TBR Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The Long Trek North introduces us to the Clarks as, in 1801, Lydia and George leave behind all that they had known in the Berkshires and head north to begin a new life on the New York shores of Lake Champlain. The author invites her reader to accompany the young family on their journey, to join George as he builds anchors for the U.S. Navy, and to become part of their lives in their new home and c
I Wish I Knew My Mentor
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,800. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales
I Wish I Knew My Mentor takes to task the greed and ambition that led to Apartheid, one of the world’s darkest examples of human beings’ capacity for cruelty and yet also celebrates the possibilities within the human heart and spirit of the emotional transformation of hatred into a force for inner strength and real, abiding social change.
Requited Harvest
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 140,420. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A young man tangles with a ruthless dowager in an age-old quest for justice. But Jack Gibson’s pursuit of truth after his father’s execution is derailed by the machinations of two families vying for power. The key to truth is Penelope King, daughter of the murder victim and granddaughter of Jack’s nemesis as well as a vulnerable young woman oblivious to her true value and its inherent danger.
No Safe Haven
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,070. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Nothing ever happens in Gettysburg. At least, that's what spunky, fifteen-year-old Tillie Pierce believes in late June 1863. But as the Confederate soldiers begin to arrive, dread for her long silent brothers, James and William, eats at her confidence in God's mercy. Where are the Union boys who are supposed to protect them? Will they come to their rescue or will the town succumb to the enemy?
Journey into Darkness
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 102,120. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Kit Markham flees to England in 1855. She is determined to stay away long enough to regain control over her future. The Crimean War is drawing to a close in Europe and nurses are needed on the hospital ships bringing the wounded back to Britain. Kit volunteers.After caring for him she realises a calling to train as a doctor and travels to America where she becomes embroiled in the US Civil War.
Sand Bag Citadels on the Plains
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The history of two frontier military outposts guarding the Fort Dodge to Camp Supply military road in the early 1870s. Written from the historic records and the words of the men and women who were there.
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.
Blasket
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,510. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: November 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
‘Thin Places’ are like metaphysical magnets. They are so called by ancient orders of Celts for their intrinsic attraction to converging fault lines. These lines are what separate reality from the alternate and metaphysical realities than run constantly parallel to this one. 'Thin Places' are where recorded and undocumented histories reverberate through time itself.
The Tercentennial Baron
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 109,470. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
When fearsome spirits warn that his Scottish town is in danger, 13-year-old Percival Dunbar sets out to uncover the truth. However, his search leads him into the path of the legendary Tercentennial Baron, who’s been appearing at scenes of battle for 300 years. Now Percival must join with the Baron and learn his story so they can discover what evil force is approaching, before it’s too late.