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Shades of Gray (Annotated Edition, The Lost Chapters)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 204,650. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Honor & conviction clash with loyalty & love in this epic Civil War love story that pits brother against brother. Chronicles the clash of a Confederate officer with a Union spy as they defend their beliefs, their country, & their honor. Called “a riveting piece of historical fiction” by the Midwest Book Review & often compared to Gone w/the Wind, this novel has become a cherished classic.
Charlotte and the Twelve: A Steele Secrets Story
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,010. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
A teen with a secret. A decades-old murder. Their past could change her future. If you like richly researched history, inspiring characters, and sensitive explorations of our cultural past, then you’ll love the second book of the Steele Secrets series from Andi Cumbo-Floyd.
The Potomac River Teen Murders June 1956
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Several weeks after two Maryland high school students got into a blue Ford their dead bodies were discovered 10 miles apart in Maryland and Virginia. Both were nude and showed no signs of violence. My ebook looks at the lack of clues which Maryland and Virginia Police dealt with during ther murder investigation. One of the young victims was found in the Potomac, the other in one of its tributaries
The Washington D.C. Strangulation Murders 1929-1935
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
The murders of Victoria McPherson, Mary Baker, Beulah Limerick and Corinna Loring have common denominators. Each woman was young and attractive. McPherson was the only one of the victims who was married but Loring had planned to wed a day after the day she was murdered. 3 of the women were strangled and 1 of these was also shot. Beulah Limerick died from a bullet fired by a .25 caliber pistol.
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: $0.99 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.