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Scarlet Letter Lives
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,960. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A poignant work of historical fiction inspired by the true stories of the owners of three 1850s copies of Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter. Their 19th century lives in the American South and generational family stories converge as their copies of The Scarlet Letter and their lives intersect in one woman who will tell their tales and then reveal the secret that defined her own life.
No Choice But Freedom: A Novel of Treachery and Triumph in Colonial America
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,680. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2015 by Canterbury House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Based on the true stories of English woman Elizabeth Bagley Morrison, who made a mark in Colonial America with her far-reaching ideals, and William Servos Hult, an African slave who won his freedom and rose to prominence in the spice trade before immigrating to Canada. Mestern has woven truth through her fiction's fabric, creating a tale of people and principles at the founding of our nation.
Layers: A Desert Storm Veteran and September 11
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Essays
On September 11, 2001, the world changed forever when four planes crashed, including one that struck the Pentagon in Washington, DC. Linda Maye Adams describes the events of the day in Washington DC from a Desert Storm veteran’s perspective. This story moves chronologically through what happened and how it impacted the people who lived in that area, capturing the emotion of an unforgettable day.
The Wayfarers: Journeying through a Century of Change
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,930. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Virginia Ames was born in the Deep South at the dawn of the twentieth century. In her hundredth year, Ames takes us back to the 1970 cross-country sojourn wherein she and daughter Mary poignantly and critically looked at a century of sociability and social change—including race relations, revolutionary politics, the auto, space exploration, and flight.
Homeward
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,230. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
A novel for young adults, Homeward acts as a time capsule to zip the reader back over two hundred years into a world difficult to envision-no cars, Internet, telephone, or air travel. Here we meet Esther Boyle in 1887, as a girl of twelve, when she arrives at her maternal grandmother's home in war-ravaged rural Virginia.
Danville, Virginia: And The Coming Of The Modern South
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 70,690. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Danville, Virginia and the Coming of the Modern South documents Danville's political, social, and economic evolution beginning with the fall of the Confederacy until the dawn of the civil rights movement of the 1960s. It discusses the impact of the textile industry on the South in general - and Danville in particular - through colorful accounts of the people of Danville.
The Gray Ghost of Civil War Virginia: John Singleton Mosby
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,750. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
No name in the annals of the Civil War conjures a more romantic and awe-inspiring image than that of Confederate Colonel John Mosby of Virginia. Award-winning historical fiction author Jessica James penned a unique look at this iconic figure as a way to share this real-life soldier's story with her fiction fans. Mosby was the model for her fictional character, Alexander Hunter, in NOBLE CAUSE.
Railroad Worker Profiles Wake County North Carolina 1880-1917
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
My eBook profiles employees of the Seaboard Air Line Railroad, Raleigh and Augusta Air Line Railroad, and Southern Railway. Each of these railroad companies kept offices in Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina by the late 19th century. Individual workers include train executives, conductors, moulders, firemen, engineers, clerks, and laborers. The text was compiled from city directories, 1880-1917.
Virginia Covered Bridges
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 15. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of Virginia 8 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as photos of them. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a review of the various Truss Types.
Miserere
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,140. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
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In 1968, with her father MIA in Vietnam, Conn's family moves to her mother’s home where Conn is chosen as the one who must unravel the mystery surrounding her ancestor who disappeared soon after the Civil War. Set during two turbulent periods of American history, this book takes the reader on a journey through time as Conn tries to end the curse her family has lived with for a century.