Books tagged: history 1800s

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Iron Maiden: An Alternate History Novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,990. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Jared Diamond's COLLAPSE inspired this alternate history that takes place during the American Civil War, and tells the story of eight people who come together after the battle between the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia. They trick the government into buying more Monitor-class ships.
Kansas 1874: Triumphs, Tragedies, and Transitions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,480. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
1874 in the Sunflower State was a time of the Wild West and of Indian attacks, but also of a rising poet and debates on temperance. It was the year the Mennonites first arrived, and when Abilene’s T. C. Henry began to promote winter wheat as a good crop for Kansas farmers. Few other years in state history show Kansas in its transition from part of the frontier to its own identity so clearly.
The Jenkins of Baltimore
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,230. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » War
Baltimore's early history played out as an American saga! One of the few literary glimpses into life in early Baltimore. The Jenkins family, their business ambitions and political perspectives come to life in this well-researched debut novel. Losses, loves, and loyalties play on the reader’s imagination as readers are taken from development of the B&O Railroad through the Civil War.
Dr Markham's Antipodean Voyage
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Too sensitive to be published in its day this Journal has taken five generations and some 170 years to surface for publication in its full glory. On the 28th of June 1841 Dr Thomas John Markham left Liverpool England on board the 467 ton Ship, Livingston. Dr Markham had left his home and family in Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland to be the Ship’s Surgeon Superintendent on the voyage.
The True Story of the Death of Captain James Cook
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Native American
Native Hawaiians have long been confused by the history they learn at school, which doesn’t match up with the family stories they have heard so often from their elders. Drawing on oral histories and personal interviews with elderly Hawaiians, author Jack Kelly presents this first essay in a series of modern treatments of Hawaiian history.
Tears of a Green Eyed Angel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Virginia Perkins is a ghost trapped in Gettysburg who meets a historian who is researching his family's past. He learns of his past and helps her find her way to Heaven
Kamehameha and Vancouver, Rendezvous in Paradise
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
The relationship between King Kamehameha I and British Captain George Vancouver set the course of history for the Hawaiian people after European contact. The alliance had enormous benefit to them both. In February 1794 they met at Kealakekua Bay. Author Jack Kelly employs extensive research, oral history and local lore to weave a fresh and enlightening perspective on Hawaiian history.
The Old Balmain House
Series: Old Balmain House, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 59,040. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Inspirational
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Sophie vanished - where did she go? For 100 years nobody knows. A photo of 8 year old Sophie and an antique perfume bottle are found in the fireplace of an old house. The story of a Balmain family over 170 years. Finally they uncover what happened. Set around beautiful Sydney Harbour this is a story of this place and its people, an imagined history from early Australia to the present day
Trail of Bones (Danger Boy Series #3)
Series: Danger Boy, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,950. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011 and represented by Andrea Brown Literary Agency. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
After an accident with their time-travel vessel, Eli Sands and his friends Clyne and Thea are thrown into nineteenth-century America. Clyne is stranded alone in hostile territory, Thea is mistaken for an escaped slave and taken into custody, and Eli joins the famed Lewis and Clark expedition in the hopes of saving them both. Will their stumble into 1804 change the course of history?
Cog Stone Dreams
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,140. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011 by Red Phoenix Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Cog Stone Dreams is a whimsical look at 9,000 years of history of the a wetlands area of Southern California, its original inhabitants, Spanish explorers, the gun club that almost ruined it, and contemporary issues. Set in fictional Westbruk, Dessa, an advice columnist of 'Dessa Dreams' really does dream -- magically real, historical and predictive forecasts about the Westbruk wetlands.