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Sam Smith, Star-Spangled Hero: The Unsung Patriot Who Saved Baltimore & Helped Win the War of 1812
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,800. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Sam Smith saved America in the War of 1812! Discover how our nation was preserved in the "second war for independence." 200 years ago, the British sought to retake America and almost succeeded, until they met 62 year old Sam Smith, Major General, sitting U.S. Senator, owner of a shipping company in Baltimore, and distinguished veteran of the American Revolution. Meet this Star-Spangled Hero today!
The Foreign Policies of U.S. Presidents
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,700. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
From America's beginning its presidents have grappled with foreign policy concerns, some of which are well remembered while others are long forgotten. For example, Fillmore in the 1850's resisted pressure to go to war with Peru over bird droppings. Eisenhower resisted pressure in the 1950's to get pulled into war in Vietnam. This volume summarizes the foreign policies of each U.S. President.
Pirates or Patriots
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 98,420. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action
(4.00 from 1 review)
On the morning of September 16, 1814 the USS Carolina begins a cannon bombardment of a tiny Mississippi delta island. In a New Orleans café a young woman awaits the man she hopes will rescue her from life in a Bourbon Street bordello. And in a French Quarter market a young merchant/pirate must choose between love and saving his new county from 12,000 war hardened British troops.
“We Will Never Do An Unjust Act”: The Policies of Thomas Jefferson, Enacted by William Henry Harrison, that Forced a British Alliance with Tecumseh and Hastened War
Series: History and Historical Fiction ยท Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
A carefully researched work that shows how William Henry Harrison, thanks to the now seemingly racist plans of Thomas Jefferson, catapulted himself to the Presidency based on his greed for land and desire to push Native Americans from their lands.
The Cold Rider
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 132,140. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The Cold Rider takes the reader on a journey with young Tom Craigavon from the Creek War of 1812 to the Rocky Mountains in the 1820's. Loves are lost and found in this historical fiction.
Lord Of The Sea
Series: Heroes Of The Sea, Book 9. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,880. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
By New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Danelle Harmon! Love, adventure and heartbreak abound in this fast-paced historical romance set during the War of 1812 between a reckless and daring American privateer captain and the beautiful Welshwoman whose charms he cannot resist. Bringing back beloved characters from previous books, this is part of the bestselling Heroes Of The Sea series.
The U.S. Army Campaigns of the War of 1812: Defending A New Nation, 1783-1811 - General Wayne, Whiskey Rebellion, Northwest Territory, Battle of Tippecanoe, Madison, Jefferson, Burr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,850. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
The War of 1812 is perhaps the United States' least known conflict. Other than Andrew Jackson's 1815 victory at New Orleans and Francis Scott Key's poem "The Star-Spangled Banner" written in 1814 during the British attack on Baltimore, most Americans know little about the country's second major war. Its causes are still debated by historians today.
Discovering Pvt. Ira Allen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,070. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
This is the actual history of the author's paternal ancestor, Private Ira Allen, who was wounded during a battle of the War of 1812, along the Niagara River.
Cat Island (Privateers & Gentlemen)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 127,220. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Historical » USA
The British are preparing to attack New Orleans. Sworn to defend Louisiana, Captain Favian Markham finds New Orleans a city of intrigue, where Creoles conspire against the Americans, streetfighters cloak their murders under the Code Duello, the pirate Jean Laffite defies the Navy, and where two sensuous Creole women, Eugenie and Campaspe, vie for his favor.
The Tern Schooner (Privateers & Gentlemen)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,390. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Heir to a privateering tradition, Gideon Markham brings his schooner into the Gulf of Mexico to wage unremitting war on the British who threaten America’s freedom. Gideon must face Jean Laffite’s pirates, a mutiny, an attack by Red Stick Creeks, and a British invasion . . . none of which are as alarming as Maria-Anna de Suarez, an attractive widow with her own way of fighting the war.