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Book: Young Bass Reeves - The Life and Legend of Bass Reeves by Fred Staff
Bass Reeves was born a slave, escaped captivity during the Civil War and became the first Black Deputy Marshal west of the Mississippi. His years of service to the lawless Indian Territory helped write the history of Oklahoma. His honor and courage makes him eligible to be called the greatest lawman of his times. Bass Reeves story, based on true historical facts, will make any lover of the old [...]
 
Book: Sergeant Goldsby and the 10th Cavalry - The Worm Turns by Fred Staff
This fast paced, action packed historical novel follows the true life story of George Goldsby. He was born a slave and lived in Alabama until the Civil War broke out and was forced to work for his master in the war effort. He was at Picket's Charge and escaped during the battle at Gettysburg. He served in the Union Army until the end of the war and then returned home to find his life in as bad a [...]
 
Book: Judge Parker and Bass Reeves - Two Fisted Justice (Bass Reeves Trilogy Book 3) by Fred Staff
This is the final book of Bass Reeves Trilogy,. It takes Bass Reeves from about 60 up until his death in 1910, at the age of 73, He is buried in Muskogee, Oklahoma. During his 32 years as a US Marshal he captured over 3000 lawbreakers. His length of service and his bravery is unmatched by any man, in the history of Indian Territory. The trilogy describes action packed, fast moving encounters with [...]
 
Book: Bass Reeves Lawman (BASS REEVES TRILOGY) by Fred Staff
The continuing story of Bass Reeves, the first black US Marshal west of the Mississippi. This volume of the trilogy will put the reader in the deadly Indian Territory and connect Bass with Pistol Pete, Belle Star and the famous Judge Issac Parker. Follow the life and legends of the most effective US Marshal in history. The adventures are great and the action is fast in the most deadly area in the [...]
 
Book: From a Foreign Shore - Stories of History and Alternate History by Andrew Knighton
What if someone had conquered the Vikings, someone claiming to be their gods? What if King Arthur's knights met a very different metal-clad warrior? What if you were ordered to execute a statue, and hanging just didn't seem to work? These short stories explore different aspects of history, some of them grounded in reality, some alternative takes on the past as we know it. Stories of daring and [...]
 
Book: Spirit Dog by Frances Altman
"Spirit Dog" was the name the Indians called Adolphus a dachshund that traveled the Texas Road to Oklahoma Territory with Jeffery Martin and his family Adventure begins at Fort Gibson when they explore a riverboat where they discover a captive Cherokee Indian boy named Hawk. The threesome head for freedom only to be captured by fierce Osage Indians. Unlike the Indians' wolf dogs, Adolphus is a [...]
 
Book: Beyond Acts by Paul R. Finch
Beyond Acts is a scholarly research study that intends to explain why the Book of Acts in the New Testament was never completed. Most of the Apostles were still alive when the Book of Acts abruptly breaks off without finishing the story of their last day's work. Nevertheless, there are many internal and external clues that help was fill in story. This book also addresses the chronology of the [...]
 
Book: Shadowboxer by Paula Sophia
Willie Guyles has a secret he's been fighting to keep, something he thought he'd boxed up a long time ago. When he meets a drag prostitute while patrolling the streets of Oklahoma City, the old feelings return, and he can't force them back into the box. A story about identity crisis, the horrible consequences of bullying, and the detrimental effects of self-loathing, Shadowboxer descends into a [...]
 
Book: Out of Control by B.J. Myrick
AN ELECTRIFYING NOVEL OF PARANORMAL SUSPENSE - A terrifying vision in the dead of night begins one woman's journey into fear. Newly divorced, Sarah Meek has planned a vacation with her sister Katie. Only now an appartition of her dead father has appeared to warn her of danger. Could supernatural forces cross over into her world and take control of her life? Is some evil force imperceptibly, [...]
 
Book: Cat and Mouse by Tim Vicary
Cat and Mouse is the gripping story of two sisters fighting for women's rights in the turbulent months before the outbreak of war in 1914. Winner of the BRAG Medallion 2018 When Sarah Becket, a militant suffragette, discovers that her own husband, a respected Liberal MP, is involved in a scandalous prostitution racket, she takes a knife from her kitchen and goes out into London's West End, [...]
 
Book: On the Road to Kingdom Come by Don Keith
Joe Proudfoot is a truck driver and a Cherokee Indian, and he is in one big hurry to get back home. His family is falling apart and he has to get back to Oklahoma to try to put his life back together again. However, he encounters a strange series of people and events along the way that sidetrack his journey. At the same time, though, they set him off on a dangerous quest. Then, when he gets an [...]
 
Book: Stoking the Embers of War by Jerry Genesio
Stoking the Embers of War is a historical novel set in Portland, District of Maine, Massachusetts, 1789-90. The Treaty of Paris, which officially ended the American Revolutionary War, was signed less than seven years earlier, in 1783, and though all that remained of the war's inferno was little more than smoldering embers in the memories of those who survived, passions ignited by the conflict [...]
 
Book: Rasputin and The Jews - A Reversal of History by Delin Colón
This book is an account of Rasputin as a healer, equal rights activist and man of God, and why he was so vilified by the aristocracy that their libelous and slanderous rumors became accepted as history. For nearly a century, Grigory Rasputin, spiritual advisor to Russia's last Tsar and Tsarina, has been unjustly maligned simply because history is written by the politically powerful and not by the [...]
 
Book: An UnFair Advantage by Juanita Baskerville Tischendorf
In murder investigations, Oklahoma follows the 72-hour rule, where officers closely investigate the first 48 hours after the homicide and the 24 hours prior to the homicide. Erik Saxton, a Black, partially paralyzed achondroplasia dwarf, was found murdered by Clara Blocker, a 5'10" white drug addict. In this case the investigations success can be judged by the final outcome.
 
Book: Nowhere for Christmas by Heather Gray
Two virtual strangers, one teen, and the worst rental car in the history of mankind... Let the road trip begin. Avery Weston is a journalist and mom to teenager Eli. Gavin Eastly is an enigmatic photographer. A botched schedule lands them all in a rental car for Christmas. With everything that goes wrong, it'll take a miracle to get them anywhere. But miracles come in surprising packages - like a [...]
 
Book: Slave - Escaping The Chains of Freedom by Jacqueline Malcolm
It's 18th Century New York and the slave trade continues amidst an historical political upheaval. Hezekiah Thomas, born the son of a white General and his black enslaved mother, suddenly finds himself a free man. But what is freedom without money? Through a concoction of chance and opportunities, Hezekiah is faced with the decision to go against all of his convictions and become an owner of [...]
 
Book: The Republic by Peter O'Lalor
This is a student's guide to the The Never Realized Republic published in print, (2004) and a Kindle rewrite, (March of 2012). Since the book covers a lot of history it also explains what makes history non-fiction and explains the history of the written word. It is a lesson in scholarship as well as a lesson not only in history, but what history the American Founders were most familiar with. For [...]
 
Book: Put a Nickel on the Drum by Robert N. Story
Fourteen-year-old Oklahoma farm boy Jacob Brewster and his family struggle to survive the Dust Bowl and the Great Depression. One day, with their panhandle sky darkened by clouds of dust, and the ground parched and lifeless beneath their feet, Jacob and his younger brother Daniel yield to the temptation of confronting one of the dust devils that tauntingly roam the barren fields of their farm. In [...]
 
Book: The Never Realized Republic - Political Economy and Republican Virtue by Peter O'Lalor
European and early American; social, political, and economic history. Focusing on Constitutional interpretation, and the precedents that were established, during the early 1790s. It is as well, a critique of present scholarship, which has altered the perception of America's federal role and its relationship with State governments' sovereignty.
 
Book: Empress Wu Zetian (The Legendary Women of World History Book 5) by Laurel A. Rockefeller
The most hated woman in Chinese history! Travel back in time over one thousand years and meet the first and only female emperor of China. Born Wu Zhao and given the reign title "Zetian" just weeks before her death in 705 CE, Empress Wu was the unwanted daughter of Chancellor Wu Shihuo -- too bright, too educated, and too politically focused to make a good wife according to contemporary [...]
 
Book: Mist Before the Rising Sun by Jonathan M. Nielson
For those familiar with the Indian Wars, the forty years of conflict fought for control of the Great Plains during ans after the Civil War, mention of the epic fight on the Arickaree Fork of the Republican River known as the battle of Beecher or Beecher's island, conjures images of heroism, sacrifice and survival, suffering unimaginable hardships against insurmountable odds. The distinction is [...]
 
Book: The Gray Ship by Russell F. Moran
The Gray Ship - A Novel of Time Travel - Revised Edition, November 2018 - "Captain, we have a problem."I hit the reply button on the intercom next to my bed. "What is it, Lieutenant?" "It feels like we're going aground, ma'am." No, they weren't going aground, but yes, they had a problem a big one. Get ready for the time travel adventure of your life. The USS California, a nuclear guided missile [...]
 
Book: The House on the Beach by Joan Fallon
Rocio and Inma meet as children and promise to be life-long friends. Set in Spain, in the years after the Civil War, their unlikely friendship faces many challenges. It is a time when women have few rights and are controlled not only by a dictatorial State but also by an ever-watchful Church. The girls come from different strata of society, one is poor and the other rich. But they each have their [...]
 
Book: The Cult - A Novel of Two Norman Kingdoms (The Abraxas Chronicles Book 1) by Richard Devlin
HONORABLE MENTION, FOREWORD REVIEWS' INDIEFAB BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD FOR HISTORICAL FICTION A meeting of two worlds. A tale of forbidden love. A chronicle of heresy and crime. Set at the time of the Third Crusade, THE CULT follows the fates of Elise, Edmond, and Martin, three pupils of a learned English scholar who become caught in a web of deceit and threatened by an ancient Gnostic cult [...]
 
Book: Nelly of No Man's Land by B.J. Myrick
Nelly Duncan is a survivor. While homesteading with her family in the treacherous No Man's Land of Oklahoma, Nelly meets and overcomes physical dangers. She protects her children from prairie fires and attacking wolves. She faces down an outlaw band that forces her to dance to their bullets. Nelly overcomes physical dangers with courage, but the biggest threat facing her family, the one it may [...]
 
Book: The History of the Snowman by The History of the Snowman
My book is a non-fictional account of one of man's oldest forms of folk-art, snowman-making. This is not a children's book but a serious yet humorous adult book which explores this frozen Forrest Gump whose fascinating history, at times, gets blue (such as when in the Middle Ages snowman-making was an early form of pornography and political commentary). I spent seven years traveling around the [...]
 
Book: Conquering Passion - The Montbryce Legacy by Anna Markland
CONQUERING PASSION covers a span of over ten years and is rich in details of 11th century England. Book One of the Montbryce Legacy introduces the three Montbryce brothers, Rambaud (Ram), Antoine and Hugh, and follows Ram's journey with Mabelle de Valtesse through the labyrinth of dangers in the aftermath of the Norman Conquest. Mabelle, a strong heroine, is more than a match for her warrior [...]
 
Book: Tethered - The Life of Henrietta Hall Shuck, the First American Woman Missionary to China by Brenda H. Cox
Based on a true story, Tethered tells the story of Henrietta H. Shuck who leaves her home in Richmond, Virginia in 1835 to travel 19,000 mies on the ocean with her husband Lewis through Calcutta, Burma, Penang, and Singapore before reaching Chinese soil in Macau. Their mission is a dangerous one in a country known for imprisoning and torturing Christians. Through successive bouts of illness, [...]
 
Book: The Keepers of Time (Book Five of the Time Magnet Series 1) by Russell F. Moran
The Keepers of Time - A Novel of Time Travel What if you're an African-American woman, the youngest admiral in the United States Navy? What if your husband, Jack, a famous writer and Naval Reserve Officer, joins you on a deployment of your carrier strike group? What if, while steaming off Long Island, you travel through time? Instantly you're in a different world, and you don't know if you've [...]
 
Book: A Far Journey - A young girl's coming of age story by Ruth Ramsey
"Grief is a far country that we visit for a while when our loved ones go home. Sometimes our visit is a long one, and we have a hard time finding our way back. When we do, we carry the memories, not as a burden, but as a treasure." When fourteen-year-old Anne Marie Gibson loses her mother and her father remarries soon after, Annie finds that the journey back from that far country a journey [...]
 
Book: No Longer Alone - Based on a True Story by Melinda Viergever Inman
Manhood arrived prematurely. At the tender age of fifteen, Prentis lost both his father and his confidence that God loved him. He grew up fast after that day, abandoning his education to take on the responsibility and hardship of supporting his mother and siblings. Now, in Prentis's twenties, Avery reenters his life. A Sunday School teacher with a passion for learning and theology, she is [...]
 
Book: Strange But True, America - Weird Tales from All 50 States by John Hafnor
Strange But True, America is a 50-state tour de force of every oddball fact missing from standard travel and history books. Richly illustrated by veteran artist Dale Crawford, the book's 101 weird tales and matching drawings are crafted to surprise. Author John Hafnor employed a deeply curious research style to unearth the little-known tales, each building to a twist ending that assures reader [...]
 
Book: Legend of the Rose by Velda Brotherton
Cimarron Rose existed as a legendary outlaw during the reign of the Doolin/Dalton gangs in Indian Territory. In 1896 she disappeared into history, almost as if she'd never existed. My husband and I began to dig for more information and involved our local librarian, who became as intrigued as we were. She found some interviews with family members and stories that had been left out of the legend, [...]
 
Book: Cherokee Bill - The other Goldsby - The Other Goldsby by Fred Staff
This a the sequal to SERGEANT GOLDSBY AND THE 20TH CAVALRY. Crawford Goldsby, Cherokee Bill, was Sergeant Goldsby's son. This historical fiction is the most complete story ever told about the meanest and most feared man in the most violent territory in the US. The first part of the book will continue the story of George Goldsby and ease the reader into the life of Cherokee Bill. You will ride [...]
 
Book: Broken Reed - The Lords of Gower and King John by Ann Marie Thomas
William de Breos rose to a position of great power and influence as a close confidant of King John, but when his wife revealed John's greatest secret John's revenge was brutal. William's sons and grandson turned to Llywelyn the Great, Prince of Gwynedd to help them regain their lands. The fall of the de Breos family was the final spark that lit the fire of Magna Carta and led to the offer of the [...]
 


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