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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: The Effects of Henry's Cage - Elean's Story by Bernadette Joyce
The story begins in Scotland. Henry Roseville builds a cage around his feelings because of his rejection by his mother as a small child. He grows up believing the world owes him whatever he wants. Forced to leave England under a cloud he deserts his wife and family for New Zealand. His besotted wife, Caroline, and their three children set out to join him seven years later when he finally writes [...]
 
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: Petticoat Rebels of 1916 - Extraordinary Women in Ireland's Struggle for Freedom by Brighid O'Sullivan
What would you do if you lived in Ireland and children all around you were starving, the few jobs allotted to men were scarce, unemployment so high people crammed together with no heat, no food, and no sanitation, poverty, crime, and infant death skyrocketed above every other country in Europe, and you blamed England? Petticoat Rebels of 1916 is about a some of the strongest, bravest women in [...]
 
Book: Caterina di Valois (Italian Edition) by Laurel A. Rockefeller
La principessa francese dimenticata il cui coraggio ha creato la dinastia Tudor. La guerra l'ha fatta regina d'Inghilterra. Il suo amore per un uomo del Galles l'ha resa immortale. Meglio conosciuta come la sposa di Agincourt di Enrico V nell'opera di Shakespeare "Enrico V ", Caterina de Valois fu una straordinaria donna dotata di fede, coraggio e convinzione in un'epoca di donne politicamente [...]
 
Book: Renaissance Queens (The Legendary Women of World History) by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Now at last three Legendary Women of World History biographies in a single three-book collection volume. Begin your journey through time with Catherine de Valois, the French princess whose courage in the face of her father's mental illness and Henry V's war with France changed history forever. Then follow two of Catherine's direct descendants, Queen Mary Stuart and Queen Elizabeth Tudor, as they [...]
 
Book: Boudicca - Britain's Queen of the Iceni (The Legendary Women of World History Book 1) (Chinese Edition) by Laurel A. Rockefeller
" " 43 Now you can read Boudicca, Britain's Queen of the Iceni in Chinese language edition! In the year 43 CE Roman rule in Britain seemed absolutely certain -- until a runaway slave of royal descent from the Aedui tribe in Gaul met King Prasutagus of the Iceni to change history forever. Rise up for liberty with the true story of Boudicca: Britain's Queen of the Iceni and discover one of the most [...]
 
Book: Savannah's Black First Ladies, Vol. I - The Past, Present, and Future by Pamela Howard-Oglesby and Brenda L. Roberts
Praise for Savannah's Black "First Ladies" "The women [profiled here] are valuable role models for women, young and old, to admire and emulate. It should be required reading for any participants in a program working with young women in Savannah and the surrounding area." -Otis S. Johnson, PhD., Mayor, City of Savannah - "I found it to be informational, invigorating, and inspiring. It gives me the [...]
 
Book: Boudicca - Britain's Queen of the Iceni (Legendary Women of World History) by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Why is The Morrigan's raven crying? Only Britons with hearts for true liberty know! In 43 CE Roman conquest of Britannia seems all but certain -- until a chance meeting between King Prasutagus of the Iceni and a runaway slave of royal descent from the Aedui tribe in Gaul changes the fate of the British islands forever. Rise up for liberty with the true story of Boudicca: Britain's Queen of the [...]
 
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: Deliverance Mary Fields, First African American Woman Star Route Mail Carrier in the United States - A Montana History by Miantae Metcalf McConnell
A FEATURED OPRAH "10 Titles to Pick Up Now" February 2018 AWARD-WINNING CREATIVE NONFICTION BIOGRAPHY 1885 - 1914. Mary Fields, a fifty-three-year-old second-generation slave, emancipated and residing in Toledo, receives news of her friend's impending death. Remedies packed in her satchel, Mary rushes to board the Northern Pacific. Days later, she arrives in the Montana wilderness to find Mother [...]
 
Book: Mary's Message - An Alternative History of Mary Magdalene and Jesus by Ann Crawford
The untold love story between the Bible's two most powerful characters. In history books, Mary of Magdala has been described as a prostitute--a person of low moral character and little consequence. In reality, she was a powerful healer and priestess of the cosmos. She was commanding, intelligent and fierce... and deeply in love from the moment she met Yeshua, also known as Jesus of Nazareth. This [...]
 
Book: Eva Gore Booth, The Other Sister - The Remarkable Sybling of Constance Markievicz by Brighid O'Sullivan
Why would a wealthy Anglo/Irish woman choose to leave the splendor of her large exquisite family home nestled in the lush green hills of Ireland, her own private gardens, and a fairy tale palace where everyone loved her, to live in the slums of Manchester? By the late 19th century, Europe was not only a battlefield, but living conditions of many European cities were only slightly better to those [...]
 
Book: American Renewal - A New Season of Optimism, Cooperation, and Community by Edward OMalley
Cycles are part of nature, our personal lives and the social fabric of our country. Just as the four seasons progress through the year, and repeat each year, so is there a rhythmic cadence to social change in America. The social cycle, like nature, has four seasons (periods) within it, lasting a total of about seventy to eighty years. We will explore the changes in the social, political, economic [...]
 
Book: Princess Absolute - An Alternative History by Anaïs Grace
"Well written alternative society. It was fun to wrap my mind around that men were the fragile creatures to be sheltered and protected." -- Goodreads reviewer - "A gem of a comic novel." In the Kingdom of Pergamon, ever so long ago: The wacky story of a boy in a woman's world. Brendan is an object of desire (nice). But still an object (mrgh). Princess Rose thinks he's pretty cute. Brendan thinks [...]
 
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: Maryland Street by Pat Jourdan
In the middle of Liverpool, this one street is rich with friends and family, a small village oblivious to the world outside. They are linked spiritually as Roman Catholics. But as Mary begins to question her faith, and the 1960s arrive, Maryland Street is demolished by Liverpool Corporation and there is no trace these people ever existed.
 
Book: The Age of the Female - A Thousand Years of Yin by Richard Andrew King
The Age of the Female: A Thousand Years of Yin highlights the profound and extraordinary ascent of the female in the modern world, placing her center stage in the global spotlight as presidents and leaders of nations, titans of industry, corporate executives, military generals, media magnets, doctors, lawyers and a whole host of other prestigious titles normally associated with the male. Why has [...]
 
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: 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: 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: Catherine de Valois (The Legendary Women of World History Book 2) by Laurel A. Rockefeller
War made her queen of England. Her love for a Welshman made her immortal. Best known as Henry V's Agincourt bride from Shakespeare's "Henry V," Catherine de Valois was an extraordinary woman of faith, courage, and conviction in an age of politically powerful women. A younger daughter to King Charles VI of France terrorized by his mental illness, Princess Catherine survived the ravages of his [...]
 
Book: The Adulteress (Women who Met Jesus Book 1) by Lucinda A. Weeks
A Familiar Bible Story Comes to Life in a Whole New Way! Adina was raised a virtuous Jewish woman by a controlling and greedy father. She was young and in love with Yeichiel, who was a thief and a drunkard. Her father would never consider him good enough for his daughter. In order to keep Adina away from Yeichiel, her father arranges for Adina to marry to Eleazar. Eleazar was filthy rich and more [...]
 
Book: Veronica - The Woman With The Issue of Blood (Women Who Met Jesus Book 2) by Lucinda A. Weeks
Veronica is a young girl from a chaotic family who falls in love with handsome and yet awkward Nathanial who lives out his dream of becoming a fisherman. Veronica and Nathanial hope to have a large family with lots of children but struggle for years to have a baby. The young couple decide to adopt three orphaned children. Tragedy strikes and Veronica becomes a young widow struggling to raise [...]
 
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: Queen Elizabeth Tudor - Journey to Gloriana (The Legendary Women of World History Book 4) by Laurel A. Rockefeller
"I am by your Council from you commanded to go to the Tower, a place more wanted for a false traitor than a true subject, which though I know I desire it not, yet in the face of all this realm it appears proved," wrote Princess Elizabeth Tudor in her eleventh-hour letter to sister Queen Mary as guards waited to transport her to the prison at the Tower of London. Queen Elizabeth is perhaps the [...]
 
Book: Mollie's War - The Letters of a World War II WAC in Europe by Mollie Weinstein Schaffer, Cyndee Schaffer and Jennifer G. Mathers
The 150,000 women who served in the Women's Army Corps are now seen as the undersung heroes of the Second World War. This memoir describes the life of a WAC enlistee who would serve in England when it came under attack, France immediately after the Allied invasion, and Germany after VE Day. From her experience in basic training in Daytona Beach to the climactic moment when she saw the Statue of [...]
 
Book: Eve, First Matriarch (Ancient Matriarchs Book 1) by Angelique Conger
A new world ... A new life ... A new mother. With none but Adam to help her, Eve makes a new life on Earth. New experiences and discoveries fill their lives. But commands from God must be obeyed. Forgotten memories surface. Children are born. And the Destroyer battles to sabotage their happiness. Discover earth with Eve as she and Adam leave Eden. If you like rich historical fiction, feminine [...]
 
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: Catherine de Valois - A Play in Three Acts (The Legendary Women of World History Book 2) by Laurel A. Rockefeller
War made her queen of England. Her love for a Welshman made her immortal. Adapted from the narrative biography of the same name, Catherine de Valois tells the story of one of the 15th century's most fascinating queens, taking audiences beyond Henry V and Agincourt to discover the real woman you thought you knew from Shakespeare's "Henry V."
 
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: Slack's War - Selected Civil War Letters of General James R. Slack, 47th Indiana Volunteer Infantry, to His Wife, Ann, 1862-1865 by David Williamson
"Slack's War" consists of 121 letters written from 1862 to 1865 by General James R. Slack, 47th Indiana Volunteer Infantry, to his wife, Ann. Slack's letters span the entire length of his service and include not only his commentary on all the events and battles he participated in (New Madrid, the White River and Yazoo Pass Expeditions, Grant's March, Port Gibson, Champion Hill, Vicksburg, [...]
 
Book: The Immigrants' Daughter - A Private Battle to Earn the Right to Self-actualization by Mary Terzian
In her award-winning book the author captures the universal immigrant experience through her personal memories. The scene is set in Cairo in the 1940's. She is a member of a tightly knit Armenian family living in an expatriate community of genocide survivors, or escapees, like her parents, from Turkey, during and after World War I. Peaceful life, joy with younger brother's arrival and happy [...]
 


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