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Who is the Real John Wilkes Booth?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,770. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2016 by Marfa House. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
John Wilkes Booth murdered Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theatre and was killed in Garrett's Barn, Virginia by Sergeant Boston Corbett. But what if the body wasn't John Wilkes Booth? Nate Orlowek believes the body in the barn that day may not have been John Wilkes Booth. So who was the man in the barn that day?
I, Alexandrina
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,410. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Fifty people from history have been cloned, and the British government buys rights to the clone called Alexandrina Victoria, a.k.a. Queen Victoria. As Alexandrina spends time with Caroline, Duchess of York, their feelings deepen into love. Do Caroline and Alex have a future, or could Alex end up with Albert, Prince of Wales, for the match could be the second coming of Albert and Victoria?
The True History of Lincoln's Assassination
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 69,020. Language: American English. Published: February 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
After reading Lincoln’s First Inaugural Address and realizing Lincoln’s firm determination to honor the oath that he had taken to “protect and defend” the Constitution of the United States and the Union, the author spent over fourteen years searching the shelves of used-book stores and libraries in the Washington D.C area for pertinent, fact-based material; accumulating over sixty sources.
Izola
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,180. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The incredible true story of the woman that desired to be the one and only love interest of her unfaithful lover - John Wilkes Booth.
Boston Corbett
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
I have written an e-book about Boston Corbett using 19th century sources, primarily old newspapers from New York City, Philadelphia, and upstate New York. Corbett led a tortured life after he took responsibility for John Wilkes Booth's murder on April 26, 1865. He preached regularly as a member of the Methodist Episcopal faith. Yet he was often reminded that he disobeyed orders and was no hero.
Killing Lincoln: The Real Story
Series: Adventures in Journalism. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,890. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Why was Lincoln left defenseless when the War Department knew plots were afoot against him? Why was Booth shot when he was surrounded by 25 soldiers and could not escape? Why were two innocents swiftly hanged by a military tribunal, and not even allowed to testify in their own defense? After 150 years of mystery, you'll find the real answers in this explosive book.
Great Timber Race
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,510. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Western
The map of America is changing--no less so in the brawling Pacific Northwest, where powerful lumber barons pit their ambition against settlers who've staked their lives on land they've reclaimed from wilderness. Now, to expand their empire even further, the timber kings have declared a schooner race to the finish over raw, turbulent ocean. The stakes are a dazzling cache of gold and currency.
Worst Seat in the House- Henry Rathbone's Front Row View of the Lincoln Assassination
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,020. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014 by Willow Manor Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies, Nonfiction » History » North America
On April 14, 1865 John Wilkes Booth changed the world with a single bullet. The assassination of Abraham Lincoln had many repercussions and for Henry Rathbone they were profound. Henry was the only man to confront Booth and attempt to apprehend the assassin. While Henry wasn't officially blamed, he blamed himself, and years of mental anguish followed, resulting in him murdering his wife.
Port Tobacco, MD prior to 1895
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012 by ByDand Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
Founded in 1658 and once a thriving seaport, Port Tobacco served as the Charles County, MD county seat for 250 years. The town witnessed the nation’s founding and many subsequent events including the Civil War and the escape of John Wilkes Booth. This book contains the history, sketches and descriptions of Port Tobacco as it existed prior to 1895, provided by one of the town's last residents.
The Hundred Years Farce
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,650. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
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The United States invaded México in 1846! What if they never left? See what the world might look like if the Old South had acquired the territory of México before the Civil War. This alternative history covers the period from 1846 to 1946 and indulges in political satire that is more relevant than ever.