Books tagged: war of 1812

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Old Gatestown Chronicles
Price: Free! Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A novelette comprised of short stories, this sensually-rich collection explores the lives of characters living in a fictional Kentucky town during the 1800s.
The Star Spangled Banner
Price: Free! Words: 15,060. Language: British English. Published: August 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The national anthem of the United States of America is probably one of the most recognized tunes in the world, yet the meaning of the words is largely a mystery, even to those who know them. The story of how and why the anthem came to be written and why it has the words it does is the story of a doctor and a lawyer caught up in a war within a greater war that rocked the very foundations of Europe.
The Macedonian (Privateers & Gentlemen)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,100. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » Regency
(5.00 from 1 review)
Captain Favian Markham, USN, is a man surrounded by secrets. Secrets that will be revealed when he is court-martialed for losing his ship. Secrets held by his mistress Caroline. And the greatest secret of the War of 1812, a secret which will be revealed once Favian breaks the enemy blockade in The Macedonian, a frigate stolen from his own government . . .
Brig of War
You set the price! Words: 146,700. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
(5.00 from 1 review)
Favian Markham is a rising young American officer in during the War of 1812. As commander of the small, slow brig Experiment, he must break the British blockade and take his outgunned vessel on a daring raid. On his desperate journey he faces duels, rivalries, ambitious politicians, yardarm-to-yardarm combat, and the deadly beauty of a foreign courtesan.
Obama Will Win, but Romney Will Be President
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,420. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » White house, Nonfiction » History » American
This book analyzes every presidential election in U.S. history, focusing on how political parties emerged and learned how to target Electoral College votes. Dr. Murdock analyzes the upcoming 2012 presidential campaign between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney and predicts the results state by state. His conclusion is that Obama will win the popular vote, but lose in the Electoral College
War of 1812 Land Battles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,460. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
“War of 1812 Land Battles” is a bicentennial review of the last armed warfare between the U.S. and England. America’s war began with shameful mistakes by an aging Revolutionary War hero and ended when a civilian army defeated hardened veterans of the Napoleonic Wars. The book includes summaries of the most significant battles and war crimes that occurred during this forgotten war.
The Insolent Enemy
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,400. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
A tale, mostly true, about the exploits of Captain Benjamin Forsyth. A true North Carolina hero, Forsyth and the men of the 1st U.S. Regiment of Rifles are sent to the northern New York border to 'chastise the insolent enemy'. There, they raid into Canada gaining notoriety for their marksmanship and cool discipline under fire. At the forefront of every battle, they become the ultimate rangers.
Another Forgotten War : 1811-1812
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 247,830. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
The first and last battles of the Anglo-American War of 1812-15 were fought far west of the boundaries of civilized North America, but they are barely mentioned in the histories of Canada, Britain and the United States. This historical novel builds on those nations’ sparse archival records to enliven the people and drama of the forgotten War of 1812, the war on the continent's western frontier.
In a Pirate's Arms
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 122,860. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Taken captive by the Raven, a dangerous pirate, on a voyage to England, Miss Rebecca Talbot offers to be his mistress, in return for her sister's safety. Neither expect passion to flare between them. But the Raven hides more secrets than Rebecca can guess, and when he sails away she is left to face an uncertain future, missing the love she found in a pirate's arms.
Sea Mistress
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,670. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
The search to recover a lost jewel leads Raven De Lys on a dangerous game of cat and mouse across the high seas and into the arms Dominique Sauvinet, the notorious pirate who holds the jewel, and her fate, in the palm of his hand. Can their love survive a risky game of charades that proves not everyone is who they seem, and a murderous pirate’s thirst for vengeance.