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Flesh and Stone
Price: Free! Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Unis and Pepi. Slaves of the Pharoah or makers of history? Find out in the short story Flesh and Stone.
The Candle Star (Divided Decade Collection)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,830. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011 by Candle Star Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
(5.00)
After a tantrum, Emily Preston is shipped from her plantation home to her inn-keeping uncle in Detroit. There she meets Malachi, son of freed slaves, who challenges many ideas she grew up believing. But when Emily stumbles upon two runaways hidden in her uncle's barn, she finds that old ways die hard. And Mr. Burrows, the charming Southern slave catcher, is only yards away, lodged in the hotel.
Civil War Battlefields: The Landscapes of War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,650. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011 by Park Partners, Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Award-winning author Scott Thybony recounts the dramatic events of a war which re-shaped the nation. His essays trace the year-by-year unfolding of the conflict, followed by accounts of the legendary battles and the tragic struggles which changed forever the lives of those who fought them.
My Trelawney: Tonia's Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,280. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
It is 17th-century Jamaica and Tonia is a slave girl growing up on a sugar plantation. Determined to win her freedom and also her mother's, she comes up with a daring plan to sail away with Henry Morgan's band of pirates. Will she earn enough booty to buy her freedom? Will she even make it back to Jamaica?
Promise
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,830. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
In America for the last ten years, Rebecca Neville has raised her young charge as if he were her own son. But now, his father-the Earl of Stanmore-has learned of his fate and sends for him from England. Rebecca must do everything in her power to keep her promise to the boy's dead mother-and keep her heart sa
I am Bakhita: The Lucky One
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
“I cannot remember much about my village in Africa, but I remember the day I left it.” So begins this story entitled I am Bakhita: The Lucky One. This story is based on the true experiences of Saint Josephine Bakhita who was canonized by Pope John Paul II in the year 2000. My fictionalized version is told from Bakhita’s point of view.
The Achievements and the Days Book V. The improbable Rise of the Free Man
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,820. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Comparative Religion
Book V details the expansion of the Christian nations, their interaction with other religions and secular entities and ends with the potential role of the United States. It documents the failures of man to live up to the ideals that some have fervently set for the human race and leaves open the hope that further progress will lead us closer to the ideal of human behavior.
A Grandfather's Legacy
Series: The Free Read Series. Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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A story about a families sacrifice during the civil war and the funny conclusion that makes their abolitionists sacrifices moot.
Seranfyll
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,520. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
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After having been a slave for all thirteen years of her common life, Rain's free and has nowhere to go.
Tribalism!
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 94,910. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » African American fiction » General
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A Black Gang member robs a store and is shot in this mysterious field call The Pass. He wakes up to find himself 150 years back in history during slavery. He has been shot by slavehunters escaping the plantation. He remembers the future and realized how much he has lost. He is now a slave and helpless. He has no control and no hope. The lessons Jordan learns could lead him back to freedom.