Books tagged: plantation life

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So Long, It's Been Good To Know You
By Bert Brun
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,540. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Bert Brun’s restlessness has kept him moving all his life from one occupation to another, sometimes in such far-flung countries as Indonesia and New Zealand. He tells of his life experiences, as well as his checkered personal life. He concludes with his take on how life in America has changed over the last 80 years.
The Blows of Yesteryear: An American Saga
By John Y. Le Bourgeois
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,360. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
We recall a family of real but largely forgotten women in American history. All were descendants of Elizabeth Taylor and Peter Blow. Their lives were full, far-flung and unscripted, emblematic of the nation’s course over five generations. Our women are mostly fortunate in love, and marry good men. They are motivated. They know death, even murder; and they live with slavery and its aftermath.
A House For Eliza: The Real Story of the Cajuns
By Constance Monies
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,830. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012 by Cypress Cove Publishing. Category: Fiction
What is the real story of the Cajuns? This goes beyond the stereotypes given the Cajuns by today’s media, & tells the true story of a Cajun family in Lafayette, LA, at the turn of the 19th century. Through the eyes of Eliza Landry, you will see what it was like to live on a fine plantation in the late 1800s, & raise a family of seventeen children during two World Wars.
The Light of a Fire Opal
By Patricia Iles
Series: Light Gatherers, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,330. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Category: Fiction
The orphaned child of a runaway slave demonstrates a mysterious gift of healing. Her adoptive family must hide her wondrous power from the plantation masters. When The Civil War brings a harvest of wounded to their door, the secret is out. Join her as she grows and builds a life of love and freedom. Romantic, clean, historical fiction with a paranormal twist.
It Hides In Darkness
By Ross Hamilton
Price: $3.89 USD. Words: 13,030. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013 by Creative Print Publishing Ltd. Category: Fiction
Cassie is a slave on a southern cotton plantation. Her hard life is made worse by the slave overseer attempting to rape her, and her lover, Ulyee, being brutally killed for trying to save her. The answers and the help she thinks she wants may be found deep in the swamps. But at what cost?
Violet
By Dianne Barr
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,040. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Fiction
From a rubber plantation in Colonial Malaya, boarding school in Singapore and a voyage on a Japanese freighter into wartime England, Violet's story is one of strength, courage and determination. Based on the life of Violet Constance Guy, it is an account of servitude, suffrage and strength of woman in the early 1900's.
Lynna's Promise (Tropical Paradise Series, Book Three)
By Kitty Margo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,830. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Category: Fiction
Lynna Jordon finds herself in the unenviable position of feeling a strong emotional attachment for two men at the same time. Her husband, Joshua Jordan, the love of her life. Sean Devereux, the pirate who saved her life. Unfortunately, as the winter of 1856 unfolds, it promises to unleash her worst heartache yet.