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Book: On the Other Side of Goodbye - Will our last goodbye be forever? by Mable Dotson
On the Side of Goodbye, a Christian romance, is about a teenage girl growing up in the coal mining camps in Eastern Kentucky of the Appalachian Mountains. She is bullied at school because of the way her mother made her dress and it causes her to be a loner. Her father gets killed in a mining accident and leaves her to take care of her ailing mother. While trying to take care of her mother, she [...]
 
Book: Lucinda's Grooms (Greentree seires) by Patrizia Murray
A sweeping tale that takes you from the trenches of World War I to the emerging Canadian West, and back to the salons of Paris, during the Roaring Twenties. Lucinda Montgomery is loved by two men, Jack and Ford. Their story is warm, sexy and unconventiona, but the three defy the odds, finding a way for love to last.
 
Book: Red Fox in the Heather by Robert N. Story
The year is 1898. In the small coal mining town of Birtley, in northeast England, a sixth child is born to Jonathon and Elizabeth Witherspoon. He will be the first and only boy in a family heretofore under the management of five sibling sisters. It is an auspicious start to a challenging youth, but his birth is much more than that. It is the beginning of Percy Stanley Witherspoon's eventful life [...]
 
Book: The Auchencookie Chronicles by Allan Neil
Auchencookie is wherever you want it to be in Lowland Scotland South of a line which runs between the Firths of Forth and Clyde. It has a rich range of citizens and in this book we take a whimsical peep at their lifestyles and adventures ranging from the notorious McGurk family through the Polis to a brief look at how some of the seniors react to a Royal visitor.
 
Book: Trails in the Sand by P.C. Zick
Oil gushing from the depths of the Gulf of Mexico's floor. Petroleum-covered wildlife gasping for air. Tar balls pushing into the grassy habitat of marine life. Beaches suffocating with the smell of fossil fuel instead of salt air. All the while, sea turtles, in an ancient ritual, march from the sea, unaware of the dangers lurking for their precious cargo once hatched. The eggs laid sometimes [...]
 
Book: Stealing Jake by Pam Hillman
When Livy O'Brien spies a young boy jostling a man walking along the boardwalk, she recognizes the act for what it is. After all, she used to be known as Light-Fingered Livy. But that was before she put her past behind her and moved to the growing town of Chestnut, Illinois, where she's helping to run an orphanage. Now she'll do almost anything to protect the street kids like herself. Sheriff's [...]
 
Book: Evalina's Gamble (Greentree series) by Patrizia Murray
This is the second book in the Greentree series. The first book is Lucinda's Grooms. In this book, we meet up with Jean-Gilles Marquette, who is a minor character in the first book, and Evalina Carstairs. Evalina is a 1920s flapper, returning to Canada from a finishing school in France, when she meets Jean-Gilles on the ocean liner that takes them both to Montreal. The story takes you from the [...]
 
Book: Gunnar's Mine (Valediction For Revenge) by Roland Cheek
Heading north, over 10,200-foot Lizard Head Pass, past the struggling Colorado mining camps of Ophir and Telluride, following the rushing tumble of mountainside freshets down from alpine tundra to the quiet murmuring of the San Miguel River, almost to a decaying Uncompahgre gold camp called Placerville, a traveler encountered a mud-and-wattle waystop where a pilgrim could find plain, but filling [...]
 
Book: Ambrosia Lake - Adventures Mining Uranium in New Mexico During the 1970s by R. D. Saunders
It offers a collection of character sketches, entertaining anecdotes, stories and glimpses into a time and place and way of working that are now gone. The author consistently conveys the sense that his younger self was learning from all these different experiences, and that provided a unifying thread, as did the awareness that the story was building up to the eventual major injury described in [...]
 
Book: Far Across The Sea - A family saga by Carmel McMurdo Audsley
An historical fiction novel that paints a vivid picture of life in the coal mining villages of Scotland in the early 1900s, and leads to life in the coal mines of Australia in the 1950s. FAR ACROSS THE SEA is a family saga that begins in Scotland in 1913, progresses through two world wars and follows a young man who takes up the offer of assisted passage to Australia as part of the Australian [...]
 
Book: Clean Coal Killers - Richard Paladin Series by David E. Manuel
When terrorists threaten the U.S. power grid, it's time to send in Richard Paladin, America's top Environmental Protection Agent. At least, that's how Paladin's new boss, Frank, describes the assignment. But when Paladin starts digging through the personnel files at a Pennsylvania coal-fired power plant, he finds a lot more than the EPA bargained for like a partner who's not playing straight with [...]
 
Book: Little Miss HISTORY Travels to TOMBSTONE ARIZONA by Barbara Ann Mojica
Did you ever wonder? What it would be like to live and survive inthe Wild West? About what kind of people lived and worked ina mining town The machinery and tools they used Step back in time to become a prospector inthe Goodenough Mine Walk the streets with cattle rustlers andoutlaws Watch the Earp brothers attempt to restoreorder Take part in the gunfight at the OK Corral Ride on a stagecoach If [...]
 
Book: Scarlet Runner by Lily Ennis
At a time of worldwide revolt against an oppressed and exploited working class, the 1912 Waihi Strike tested the resolve of Mary and Archie, warring unions, the town and the government. None could have forseen the tragedy that would propel the strike into the annals of history. Mary grew up on the Hauraki gold fields having emigrated from Scotland with her family. As the daughter of a mine [...]
 
Book: The Silver Yoke (Valediction For Revenge) by Roland Cheek
The Silver Yoke is the concluding novel in Roland Cheek's "Valediction For Revenge" series chronicling the life and adventures of the mixed-race progeny of a mountain man father and a Blackfeet mother; stories of desperate struggles to play the cards fate dealt amid the exciting pages of America's frontier West. The saga of Jethro Spring's life through five previous tales is one gigantic learning [...]
 
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: 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: 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: 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: Ile D'or by Mary Lou Dickinson
Shortly after the first referendum on Quebec separation, four people in their forties encounter each other in Ile dOr, the town where all of them grew up. The novel is about gold and greed and renewal and hope. About people who emerge from a frontier existence into the society of the late 20th century with the need to discover how their contemporary lives connect with their pasts: how growing up [...]
 
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: Mining Sacred Ground by David E. Knop
Ancestral spirits demand that Marine veteran Peter Romero protect the secrecy of a sacred burial ground, and the world becomes a stranger place than he'd ever understood. He is pitted against a psychotic anthropology professor in a life-and-death struggle through the hills, arroyos, and caves of central Arizona, and into another world. When Romero's cousin is murdered, the former military [...]
 
Book: Taboo Tech by Joy V. Smith
Lacie's parents leave her in her uncle's care to go back to their exploring as soon as she's 18 and graduated from the girls' academy, but later he takes her on a jaunt on his ship, Fire Seeker, where his impatience grabs the attention of the Interstellar Guard, who've been keeping an eye on him, and he has to drop her off and make his escape. Fortunately, she wasn't left alone; she has Embers, [...]
 
Book: The Opal Dragon by James A. Calderwod
The Dragon starts his life in the Philippines on one of the smaller islands. Ali is the son of one of the town's local prostitutes Zeena. He works the markets looking for customers for his mother, who is starting to lose her looks due to her age and the volatile lifestyle she has lead over the years. Drugs in her early years did not help. Zeena's lifestyle has not helped Ali in his upbringing. He [...]
 
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: Rock Bound by Rochelle Weber
The future is a dangerous place for dreamers and idealists. When a dictator takes over the United States, Annie Peterson attends a protest in Washington, DC, with her husband Paul, and US troops fire into the crowd killing him. Jake Johnsrud, a virtual stranger, risks his life to save Annie's. They are among the survivors who are sentenced to slavery on the Moon for their "crimes" Jake as a [...]
 
Book: Murder Seen Through The Eyes of a Child by Nathan Rhodes
Murder Seen Through the Eyes of a Child has a lot of good things to offer the reader. There is humor, drama, and adventure wrapped up into a good story line. It is a story about the lives of three young boys. As they grow up these boys are getting into one entertaining brand of mischief after another. They will keep the reader laughing as they find and create different childish pranks to play to [...]
 
Book: Rock Crazy by Rochelle Weber
Katie McGowan is bi-polar, and she's run the gamut of medications, but nothing works anymore. Everyone says her she should have a microchip implanted in her brain that can regulate her mood swings. But Katie doesn't want to be a robot. In a tough love move, her husband, Scott takes her to the Moon and dumps her. Katie's stuck on that God-forsaken "rock" and thinks she's space sick. But she's [...]
 
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 [...]
 


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