Tecla Emerson

Books

The Oregon Trail: Pathway to the West
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,500. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Maddie knew the trip wouldn’t be easy. Her mother and older brother were no longer with them and Hannah, her little sister, was hers alone to care for. And Hannah was mute for reasons no one knew. It would take months to arrive at their destination. Months that would include accidents, floods, Indian attacks and disease. The losses along the trail were both huge and unexpected.
Andersonville: The Long Journey Home
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,020. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Hock snuck off in the dark of night to join the Union Army. He was too young to be part of the fighting force but now, taller than most, he easily joined their ranks. Wounded in the battle at Petersburg he was captured and sent to a Confederate prisoner-of-war camp – a camp so horrid, it is still written of today.
Gift of the Winds (A Tale of Hendricks Head Lighthouse)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,790. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
It was a lonely lighthouse, tucked far out on a Peninsula. Its function was to protect the ships at sea from the treacherous shoals of coastal Maine. Jacob and Sarah had done their job well all these years: keeping the lamp lit and sounding the warning horn whenever necessary. And now, unable to help, they watched as the violence of a late winter storm took out its fury on a helpless schooner.
Shadows in the Fog - A Block Island Tale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,070. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Molly lived on an island far away from the mainland. She was an orphan and there was no one to care for her. Sent to live in a house filled with boys she was pressed into the role of cook and caretaker. Her life became that of a servant.
Hidden in the Early Light
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,820. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Katy was 16 when the hard times came. Her father disappeared in the night and her mother left her with a tiny baby sister. She was suddenly thrust into the role of caretaker. It was a responsibility she didn’t want. The farming life was not for her and now she had to find a way to survive and to keep her younger brothers from starving. How could she ever be free of a life she hadn’t chosen?
Mists of the Blue Ridge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,560. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Olivia lived a quiet and protected life tucked away on a farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains. It was far from the great war that had been raging between North and South. She had little interest in the who and the why, and wasn’t even sure where her sympathies lay. Then, without warning, the conflict surrounded her. At 16, she was ill prepared for the responsibilities that were thrust on her.
Jennie Wade: A Girl from Gettysburg
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,350. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
It had been foolish to stay but now there was no choice. It was anyone’s guess what the outcome would be. Nothing was as it should be. Oddly, the Confederate troops were pouring in from the north and Union troops were marching in from the south. They arrived in droves. The town was not prepared for what happened during the early days of the summer, 1863.
Antietam - Waking the Fury
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,970. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Emily at 15 is bored and annoyed with just about everything and everybody. Tired of her chores and irritated by the endless care of three younger sisters, she would like to have a life of her own. Her parents are absent; her Father is off fighting a war she doesn't understand and her Mother has left for Pennsylvania. As the eldest of the four sisters, she must take responsibility for her family.
The Letter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,420. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
"My being for ever banished from your sight..." Who was this "...undutiful and Disobedient Child" who in 1756 penned a letter to her father in England? What had she done to so offend him? Why, as a well educated young girl, had she become an indentured servant? Why was she alone? In her letter, she pleads with her father to forgive her and to at least send her a bit of clothing.

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