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Treasure of Langtree Lake
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,890. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Brenna MacKenzie journeyed south to help her aunts, but her thoughts are captured by handsome Quinn Monroe. Strange forces are at work at Langtree Lake. Brenna can’t help but wonder if the story of the treasure of Langtree Lake might be true and to what lengths a desperate man might go to possess the fortune. As the robber closes in, all of their lives are in jeopardy.
Gorgesque
Price: Free! Words: 24,720. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Soon Andraetra will be a privileged Gorgesque: half her face exchanged with that of a hideous person, to share the burden and ensure she recognises the truth that she can never be wholly good. But her ‘intended’ Courundia abducts Andraetra, hoping to reveal the lies surrounding her fiancé’s return to life after dying in the revolution. All that’s revealed, however, is that no one knows the truth.
Marsh Winds (Marsh Winds Suspenses, Book 2)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 103,340. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015 by Highland Press Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Historical Romantic Suspense ~ When the Yankees pay a visit to Marsh Winds at the end of the Civil War, the fighting is over, but the consequences from that night change the family’s destiny forever. Kate and Rafferty are thrown back into the battle that never really ended for either of them. Soon it becomes apparent both have secrets they’re hiding, and an attraction they try to ignore.
Shadows of Reddoch's Landing
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,850. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Romance » Gothic
A Scream in the fog ... When Juli Bronson, the beautiful private nurse, agreed to look after Kevin Reddoch, who had suffered a near fatal accident, the idea that the once wealthy playboy might have murdered his wife never crossed her mind. Perhaps Kevin was innocent, yet someone in the crumbling old Mississippi mansion was trying to kill her.
The Plantation
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,990. Language: American English. Published: July 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Adventure » Action
In cities across America, people are being taken, but these aren't random kidnappings. The crimes were researched months in advance, executed with one thing in mind: revenge. When Jonathon Payne's girlfriend is dragged from her apartment, he follows a lead to New Orleans where he hopes to uncover the mystery of her abduction and the truth behind the South's most violent secret: the Plantation.
Buster, a Story of a Slave
Price: Free! Words: 46,800. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
"Buster, a story of a slave" is a novel in which a young man from an Upstate New York community, inherits a South Carolina plantation and becomes a slave owner which is the last thing he wants to be. He gradually becomes strongly opposed to the institution of slavery when he meets Buster, a slave.
Pure Cane
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,500. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
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Coming of age on a sugarcane plantation during the 1986 Philippine revolution, a privileged young girl’s idyllic childhood amid the sweet scent of the cane harvest abruptly ends when she falls hard for a mysterious cane worker from the other side of the tracks. Amid a growing communist insurgency, the lovers are caught in the crossfire as a deadly typhoon threatens to destroy them all.
Enter Eternity
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,080. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014 by Writers AMuse Me. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
One minute, Jilly is racing to rescue a boy caught in an undertow. The next, she is confronted with many doors, all to her past lives. As she goes through each one, she learns more about herself, and about how intertwined our lives really are.
Slavery, Smallholding and Tourism: Social Transformations in the British Virgin Islands
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,400. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Explores the political economy of development in the British Virgin Islands — from plantations, through the evolution of a smallholding economy, to the rise of tourism. The study argues that the demise of plantation economy in the BVI ushered in a century of imperial disinterest persisting until recently, when a new “monocrop” — tourism — is ascendant. Uses historical and anthropological analysis.
Elisabeth Samson, Forbidden Bride
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,360. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In 18th c. Dutch Suriname, an educated Free Negress, owner of rich coffee plantations, desires what her wealth cannot buy: legal marriage with her love, a white colonial officer. First she must overcome Dutch law forbidding mixed marriage, and the powerful forces of the government and white plantocracy who covet her property, call her whore and accuse her of treason. Based on a true story.