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The Year of Jubilee
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 410,420. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In June 1863, the African American community of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania watched as Confederate soldiers invaded the free soil of their state and threatened the freedom that they had fought so hard and so long to establish. Although faced with certain death or enslavement if they were captured, the community stood fast, and heroically came to the defense of the Keystone State in an hour of crisis.
Beyond All Price
Series: The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,840. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Nellie Chase joined the 100th Pennsylvania Regiment, known as "The Roundheads,” to escape an abusive husband. Too young and inexperienced to qualify as a nurse, she remained a Union volunteer. In 1861 she traveled with the regiment to the coast of South Carolina, where she managed the regimental headquarters in Beaufort and its staff of slaves who had been abandoned by their owners.
Lynne Ellison's The Green Bronze Mirror
Price: Free! Words: 38,840. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Ancient Civilizations, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
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Karen is playing on the beach when she finds an ancient mirror buried in the sand. She looks into it, and is transported back in time to the Roman empire. Finding herself a slave, she faces many hair-raising adventures in her struggle to return to her own time. Read author Lynne Ellison's account of how she wrote this book on her website http://www.filedby.com/author/lynne_ellison/3820272
Freedom Train
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
Cato is a sixteen year old living on the Aiken's plantation. He and others are about to be sold. Find out how Cato holds on to his desire to become free as slavery threatens to tear his family apart.
Castle City Manifest
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 111,660. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Castle City, the home of Royal Family and Drave servants. After thousands of years of reign, King Namor, the Drave King, left his castle to find the lost library and to eat fresh fish from the ocean. Barbaralba was a Drave from an ocean village. She was a great fisher until she learned that her mother was a servant in Castle City. After visiting the castle city she became determined to fight it.
Amazing Tales of St. Lawrence Neighbourhood in Old Town Toronto
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,910. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2010 by Frank Touby. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Children were hanged, women without husbands had little choice but to prostitute themselves, clergy and ruling families cruelly dominated a lusty, oftentimes unruly population. The seamy and the sacred united to form one of the world’s great cities: Toronto. Telling its tales is famed local historian Bruce Bell, a uniquely skilled and deeply emotional storyteller.
Anunnaki Trilogy - the greatest story never told, book 1, gods gold and genes
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 140,210. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Middle Eastern
Long, long ago they came to Earth to mine gold to save their ailing planet. They came with advanced technology at a time when the locals were just getting to grips with making fire.They created our ancestors, a slave race of hybrid human beings to do their bidding. They left a legacy of superstition, greed and fear. This is their and our story, the greatest story never told.
Caanlin Rising
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,710. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Meet the Caanlin, a race of shape-shifting humans of dark skin that can become leopards. In Sight For Jaygas, a man attempts to find a purpose in his tribe. Enslaved by the Salesicans, a half-breed joins a revolt in Leopard of Night. A breeder finds love and shame in Disgraced. Finally, in Leopard Calling, a young girl, a slave owner, and a special infant cross paths.
The Sword of the Lord: The Roots of Fundamentalism in an American Family
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 129,360. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2010 by Andrew Himes. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious history
The Scots-Irish who settled the South inherited both an evangelical legacy of abolitionism and social reform on the one hand, and responsibility for the destructive consequences of slavery on the other. Himes’ granddad was John R. Rice, the dean of American fundamentalists until his death in 1980. This book is about the history of fundamentalism and how we can move beyond it.
The Dark Rose
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,150. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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When,in 1730,Isaac Forrester set out on his first and only sea voyage, he had no idea that it would have such far reaching effects on his future life. Twenty years later his daughter is missing, old friends are dying in suspicious circumstances, and the only link is that journey. The Dark Rose is a story of adventure, slavery, compassion, romance, jealousy, prejudice, revenge and highway robbery.