Books tagged: middle passage

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Jack Book 3 - Friends Forever
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,520. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Book 3 opens with Jack and his friends in control of the slave ship, having tricked the pirates and slave traders chasing them after they stole the ship and kidnapped the captain. Despite his friend's reluctance to go along with him, Jack invites the captain to help them and the 135 freed slaves to sail back to Africa to return them home. The captain agrees but will this slaver keep his word?
Jack Book 2 - Murder on the High Seas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,270. Language: American English. Published: February 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Book 2 is a high seas adventure set in the Caribbean Sea. Jack and Jeremy become romantically involved with two young Jamaican women. Book 1 ends with Schoolmaster Jerome Whittemore - an abusive, racist teacher - quitting his brief education career after a devastating classroom humiliation at the hands of Jack. But the two boys follow him to sea not knowing they have signed to a slave ship.
The Last Princess of Saint-Domingue
Series: Beautifully Unbroken (TM), Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,410. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Religion
The Queen prays to the gods for her first and only girl child. The gods readily grant her wish conditioned upon her payment of a great sacrificial price. Sadly, the Queen pays this price after her infant daughter is captured by French slave merchants. The Queen's girl child continues on a journey of struggle and pain in the strange new land of Saint-Domingue.
Jack Book 1, The Rebel
Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 51,800. Language: American English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Set in the American south before the civil war, Book 1 focuses on some older boys at a Charleston, South Carolina, fictional school who revolt against their teacher over his racist, secessionist teachings. Charleston had rudiments of a public school system dating to the 1700's. Led by the rebel, Jack, the students resist the schoolmaster at every turn. 'A rollicking read,' said one Amazon reviewer
The Crossroads of Time
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 83,700. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Chloe doesn’t believe in coincidences, so when strange things keep happening, she seeks the help of a Candomblé priestess to find out what’s what. Oya, the Orisha of the wind, takes her through time and space from 21st century Los Angeles to 19th century Virginia where she and her ancestor Ayodele, a slave on a tobacco plantation, struggle to be more than is expected of them as women and Africans.
Sold into Slavery: The Middle Passage, The Story of Adaku Part II
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,130. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Part 2 on the Middle Passage in the series Sold into Slavery, The Story of Adaku promises an inspiring journey that dwells on friendship and love, of hardships and terror, of betrayals and loyalties, all forged amidst the roar of slavery on the harsh Atlantic seas.
The Taking of the Amistad, Martin, and Malcolm
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,710. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Cinque leads the captives of the Amistad in their revolt for freedom in this rendering of the infamous slave uprising written by Fayette Jones-Ziegler. Also included here is an inspiring biographical poem about Martin Luther King, and another moving depiction of the life of Malcolm X.