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Keeper of Slaves (Book Two of Antebellum Struggles)
Series: Antebellum Struggles. Pre-release—available April 11, 2019. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,040. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Historical
A sequel to "Antebellum Struggles", "Keeper of Slaves" (Book Two) continues the compelling stories of the rich and diverse characters who bring to life the 1850s Deep South societies of plantations and slavery.
Damnation Corner
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,880. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In the dead of night, bloodcurdling screams lead to murder. Figuring out who stabbed the local minister is the opportunity Charlotte needs to free herself from her degrading new life. But first, she has to save her best friend, a descendant of slaves, from the hangman. Will rescuing him come at the cost of her own life, and that of her baby son?
Secrets of Catoctin Mountain: Little-Known Stories & Hidden History of Frederick & Loudoun Counties
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,170. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Catoctin Mountain runs from northern Frederick County, Md., to northern Loudoun County, Va., crossing the Potomac River as it does. Its natural history dates back to prehistoric times. Its history during the era of man is more recent and more fascinating filled with crimes, secrets, monsters, and drama. Secrets of Catoctin Mountain tells stories of railroads, canals, war, saints, and sinners.
Synod: A Novel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,030. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2018 by Zimbell House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / African American
Thanks to the advice of the village's Founders, Synod will become a stop on what would soon be called the “Underground Railroad.” Goldfinch oversees this transition, bringing in a broken runaway family. As southern bounty hunters follow their path and seek to reclaim stolen property, Goldfinch meets a shadowy abolitionist with close ties to the federal government.
The Map Quilt
Series: Buried Treasure Mystery Series. Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off until March 31!) Words: 67,410. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective
What do a stolen piece of revolutionary agricultural equipment, a long-buried skeleton in the yard, and an old quilt with secrets have in common?
Quinn's War
Price: Free! Words: 90,360. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Jamie Quinn is shot and left for dead by three men hunting an escaped slave. He crosses the state of Missouri and finds himself riding first with Jennison’s Jayhawkers and then with Bolin’s bushwackers. He saves one of the men he has been chasing from being sold downriver and, brings down a corrupt plantation owner.
The Picker
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,120. Language: American English. Published: September 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Lincoln Barker, the fastest picker of cotton in the Deep South, escapes from his new master and vows never to work for free again. He begins a journey to Ohio, to seek freedom and a new life, leaving a trail his relentless owner is determined to follow. But the Picker faces formidable challenges when he ends up In Maryland and lands in the hands of his angry master. It's do or die!
Toward a Distant Shore: Civil War Engulfs the Tidewater
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 148,060. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Not a living soul on Mt. Pleasant was immune to the profound disruption in their lives caused by the Civil War. A carefully researched historical novel based on real people, Toward a Distant Shore follows the fortunes of Mount Pleasant Plantation's people, black and white, as they struggle with creating entirely new lives for themselves in a world changed beyond anything they could have imagined.
John Brown and the Last Train
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is the story of John Brown's last raid on Missouri slave farms and the transport of captured slaves to freedom in Canada. Told in the words of the slaves, this historic fiction is richly illustrated and contains several historic sidebars.
The Escape of Harriet Tubman
Series: 15-Minute Books ยท Heroes in History 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 19th Century
Harriet Tubman was known as Araminta Ross when she was young. People called her Minty. One day she was working in the fields picking cotton. It was the summer of 1849 and it was hot! Minty saw the water boy coming. That was good. She could use a cool drink of water. When he reached her, he gave her a message. "Massa don sold you!" Find out how Minty escapes north in this exciting early reader. RL2