J D. Silva


Don Silva writes about New England. His grandparents emigrated to American from the Madeira Islands. Since 2002, in Funchal, at the Library of Foreign Cultures, he has lectured on Madeira history. He is a poet, mountaineer, gardener and swimmer. He taught at the University of New Hampshire. He is the author of Black Kestrel, a Story of Madeira, Booklocker.com, 2006.

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Black Kestrel Adventure in Madeira
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,390. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Black Kestrel, Adventure in Madeira, set in 1890 in the feudal village of Campanário, Jose Abreu struggles with the powerful landlord who dominates the land and its people, the authority of the church, and the king’s militia. Where can he run? Who will help him? Can Pistola, the storekeeper, the Englishman Talbot, or Rosa his sweetheart? Will he be free or remain enslaved? Can he bear to leave hi
A Trail of Dreams Thoreau in Love
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,790. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
A Trail of Dreams Thoreau in Love., set in 1837 in the idyllic village of Concord, Massachusetts, Henry Thoreau struggles to escape the domination of his mother and find love, while staying true to his dreams. Will Lucy Brown, the older woman, be his soul-mate? Or will it be Ellen Sewall, the young girl, Mary Russell, the governess, or Margaret Fuller, the feminist? Will "lightning strike" with a

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