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Book: Heart of the Witch by Judy Goodwin
As an awkward scribe of nineteen, Zerrick should be courting ladies; or helping the Reverend, his father, in his endless tirades against magic. But a local girl has been accused of witchcraft, the mayor's son is ill, and the town is clamoring to put all users of magic to the stake. He can't tell them that he's the one they're hunting for. Forced to flee, Zerrick searches to find out if his magic [...]
 
Book: Drums (Southern Seas Series) by Gwendoline Ewins
Drums: Historical Saga. Sensual, intended for 17-plus readers: "absolutely enchanting", "amazing book" 1825, Polynesia. Amelia Yorke is a destitute teacher with a petunia in a flower pot outside her dingy cottage in Sydneytown. Guy Richmond is a botanist seeking orchids in the rainforest and heir to vast lands in New South Wales.Tragedy has touched both of them. Amelia and Guy are from different [...]
 
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: 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: 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: Daring Passage - Book Two of the Spirited Away Saga by Maggie Plummer
In what is being called a "stunning" sequel to SPIRITED AWAY - A Novel of the Stolen Irish, Freddy O'Brennan is on the run. In 1656, determined to pursue freedom for themselves and their young children, Freddy and her friend Birdie, a Monacan native from Virginia, brave stormy seas, treacherous castaways, and corrupt colonial authorities in Jamestown. Romantic sparks between Freddy and ship [...]
 
Book: Take My Heart (Heroic Rogues Series) by Marie Higgins
**REVISED story. As of 6/12/17, this story is no longer a Colonial Romance. Instead, it's a Regency Romance Suspense). Previously titled "Take My Heart". Mercedes Maxwell is devastated when her twin sister is driven to take her own life by none other than her husband, William Braxton. Determined to make her brother-in-law pay for the injustice, Mercedes travels to Dorchester, England to find him. [...]
 
Book: The Opinionists by Richard French
A Team of Film-makers: A 17th Century Controversy and the Woman at the Center of it - This novel takes place in two time periods - the mid-20th century and almost 300 years before in a fictional English colony in the new world called Sagadac. The veteran director Vincent Adair hopes to reinvigorate his career by making a movie about a theological controversy that spread through Sagadac in the [...]
 
Book: Castaway Hearts by Taryn Raye
Twice orphaned, Catherine Barrett arrives in Virginia a stranger to her closest kin and secretly engaged to the one man her family would disapprove of- her seafaring grandfather's apprentice. Add to her troubles, the rich and intriguing older brother of her secret betrothed, Dawson Randolph, a plantation owner who is as heartless as he is handsome. Heartbroken when her intended sets sail for his [...]
 
Book: Yolanda The Enchantress by Liberty Dendron / L. A. Johnson Jr.
"Yolanda The Enchantress" Is about the settling of the African wilderness in its simplest form; it's also a love story, one man trying to decide between two women, a willful young girl who was Zulu and a beautiful widow, settling the Congo with her brothers. Dominique de Salvo is a soldier in the Portuguese army is forced to capture a young African girl. Yolanda had lived with her Zulu relative [...]
 
Book: A Heart for Freedom by Janet Grunst
Matthew Stewart wants only to farm, manage his rural Virginia inn, and protect his family from the tyranny of the Crown. But with tensions between the British Loyalists and Colonial Patriots mounting, he's forced to choose sides. While in Scotland Heather Stewart witnessed the devastation and political consequences of opposing the Crown. Now she wants only to avoid war and protect the family and [...]
 
Book: The Dove and The Raven by Ruth Kyser
He awoke to discover he didn't know who he was - or anything about his past. "The Dove & The Raven" is set during the final years of America's battle for freedom from the British Monarchy - the American Revolutionary War. The story line is told through the eyes of both Hannah Stewart and the young man, Samuel, who has no past. Interwoven between the pages are the supporting characters, and the [...]
 
Book: Family Traits by Scott Skipper
This work of fiction is a story of metamorphosis that explores, via the historical record, how three Englishmen from the seventeenth century lent their name to Indians, Africans, Americans, philanderers, outlaws, lawmen, revolutionaries, rustlers, planters, rebels, preachers and gin soaked Californians. Although this is a work of fiction, most of the characters and events are taken from the [...]
 
Book: My Father's House - In Search of a Lost Past by Matthew Carr
Reviews - ' Bill Carr embodied all the idealism and sickness of the colonial mind and his son's narrative is a monumental exploration of the paradoxes of Empire. It is written as if from the pen of a novelist, superbly plotted with a marvellous sense of the intricacies of character and a panoramic view of British and colonial history. Matthew Carr has made astonishing art of his father's [...]
 
Book: Racing With The Rain by Ken Puddicombe
Racing With The Rain: A fast moving rain cloud in an otherwise clear sky triggers a sudden downpour and people run for cover. Is it possible to outrun the rain? Can one ever really escape the past?Guyanese born and Canadian naturalized Carl Dias will find out as he returns for his father's funeral. His visit will bring him in conflict with a government that is facing threats from an expat group [...]
 
Book: Forgiven - A historical novel by Geoff Michael Lawson
1899: Rachel's head is full of conflict, as Richard goes to war. There are obstacles to their cross class romance and service to one's country can give them the result they want; but Rachel struggles with what he's done. Is one year apart too long? What if he doesn't survive? Will he find another love? ... Neither are prepared for what happens next. For Richard, near death experiences are [...]
 
Book: The Devil Take Tomorrow by Gretchen Jeannette
RT Book Reviews. "Historical fiction lovers will easily become lost in this thrilling Revolutionary War adventure." George Washington has been marked for death. British agents embedded in the Continental Army wait only for the order to strike. Racing against time, rebel spy Ethan Matlock sets out to protect the one man who can save the Revolution. Without General Washington, the whole American [...]
 
Book: Fields of the Fatherless by Elaine Marie Cooper
In the early months of 1775, war is brewing in the American colonies. Although frightened, eighteen-year-old Betsy Russell of Menotomy Village, Massachusetts, wants to be prepared in case of attack by British troops. Her father, prosperous farmer Jason, is the fourth generation of Russells on this land yet their very rights as British Colonials are being stripped away one by one. Will the King of [...]
 
Book: The Wrath of Brotherhood (Brethren of the Spanish Main) by Ozgur K. Sahin
After learning of his sister's death at the hands of pirates, successful merchant Captain Roy Toppings sails to the Caribbean on a misguided mission of vengeance against the man who failed to protect her: her Spanish widower, Pablo Francisco. In the climate of the Restoration-era Caribbean colonies, where scheming and stealth could yield a prize as readily as boldness and firepower, Roy's [...]
 
Book: Genesee by Juliet Vandiver Waldron
Born to a runaway teen and Iroquois Warrior, Genesee struggles to find her place, her loyalties eternally torn between two warring peoples. When the American Revolution sets the Mohawk Valley ablaze, will a young soldier's love prove strong enough to save her? GENESEE is an extraordinary book about love, hardship and prejudice. It's well written and full of wonderful characters. Even though they [...]
 
Book: Keep Off This Grass - battle for gold and uranium in colonial Rhodesia by Harry Norton
Action and Adventure in colonial Africa, you must READ ON: A young veterinary surgeon, who has recently inherited his father's estate in Southern Rhodesia, is suddenly confronted by a series of incidents from people who want him to sell his ranch, which he politely by firmly refuses, they try other methods! The situation becomes complicated by the return to Rhodesia of his twin younger sisters, [...]
 
Book: A Tainted Dawn - The Great War (1792-1815) by B. N. Peacock
August 1789. The Rights of Man. Liberty. Equality. Idealism. Patriotism. A new age dawns. And yet, old hostilities persist: England and Spain are on the brink of war. France, allied by treaty with Spain, readies her warships. Three youths - the son of an English carpenter, the son of a naval captain, and the son of a French court tailor - meet in London, a chance encounter that entwines their [...]
 
Book: Keeping Secrets (Children of the Light Book 1) by Donna Hechler Porter
A woman with a past, a man determined to uncover the truth, and a secret that could tear them apart forever. A Grieving Husband: Amon Cayle needs a seamstress. He has spent the last year rebuilding his life after the tragic death of his wife in a kitchen fire, the same fire that nearly took the life of his eldest son as well. The business of grieving their loss, as well as the work of his tobacco [...]
 
Book: Beyond Ultra by Robert Wright
Novelist Robert A. Wright gives readers a bold espionage thriller in his debut historical fiction novel, Beyond Ultra, a book that examines the complex relationship between fathers and sons, and what happens to nationalists and hardliners during times of war. World War I gives Karl Hoffman an opportunity to escape his rigid Prussian heritage and create a new life with childhood sweetheart Pilar [...]
 
Book: Soldiers Don't Cry, The Locket Saga Continues by Cygnet Brown
The Locket Saga began with When God Turned His Head where long ago, Kanter Thorton gave Drusilla a locket to symbolize his love for her, now, The Locket Saga continues when their daughter Elizabeth wears the locket. Despite Elizabeth's patriotic loyalties, she falls in love with a British officer. As young children, Elizabeth Thorton and Philip Randolph met in the frontier of Western Pennsylvania [...]
 
Book: Demented - A Love Story by Paki S. Wright
When her marriage falls apart, Alicia Burrowes refuses to resign herself to spending her twilight years alone. Packing her bags and heading to Guatemala, she purchases a small condo in the charming, colonial city of Antigua. Alicia is a writer and delights in the solitude the mental and emotional space to craft her stories. But when a story about a robbery causes her path to cross with American [...]
 
Book: Murder In The Bush - The Tale of William McDonald by Carmel McMurdo Audsley
Twenty-one-year old William McDonald left the Highlands of Scotland in 1885, bound for a new life in Australia. He hoped to buy a sugar plantation but realised that it would take him a long time to save the money if he continued to work for labourer's wages. He learned that horses were needed in the north of Queensland for work on plantations and in gold mines. He set out with a mob of horses, [...]
 
Book: Shadowed in Silk by Christine Lindsay
She was invisible to those who should have loved her. After the Great War, Abby Fraser returns to India with her small son, where her husband is stationed with the British army. She has longed to go home to the land of glittering palaces and veiled women . . . but Nick has become a cruel stranger. It will take more than her American pluck to survive. Major Geoff Richards, broken over the loss of [...]
 
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: Fiery Possession by Margaret Tanner
American Wild West versus Australian frontier. Only a fine line divides love and hate, and when the hero and heroine step over it they create a firestorm of passion and betrayal. Jo Saunders, a fiery American beauty, arrives in frontier Australia to save her debt-ridden brother's farm. She clashes with her wealthy neighbor, Luke Campton, but neither of them can deny the attraction sizzling [...]
 
Book: The Gunner's Daughter - A historical satire and adventure by Michael Misiolek
A Reverend, sent to a small New England town in 1771 to settle the estate of a rich man, is duped by greedy land speculators into applying archaic medieval laws of torture to do away with the town's population, The Gunner's Daughter is not an expose of graphic blood and gore, but of the emotional torture people put themselves through to maintain their status and social position in society. In [...]
 
Book: Kurinji Flowers by Clare Flynn
Marriage to a man she barely knows. Exile to a country she doesn't know at all An emotional love story set in the last days of colonial India After an abusive relationship with a predatory older man, debutante Ginny Dunbar is publicly disgraced when her artist lover exhibits a nude painting of her in a smart London gallery. All her mother's hopes for a society wedding are dashed until she lowers [...]
 
Book: Challenging Mountains (Settlers Book 3) by Tricia McGill
By 1840 the colony of New South Wales was expanding. Transportation of convicts to the east coast ended, and many free squatters set out to settle on lands to the south. In 1836, the Government in London authorised Governor Bourke to establish a settlement in The Port Philip District of New South Wales, and an Association was formed to make the district a separate colony. Timothy, Tiger and Bella [...]
 
Book: Captured by Moonlight (Twilight of the British Raj) by Christine Lindsay
Prisoners to their own broken dreams... After a daring rescue goes awry, Laine Harkness and her friend Eshana flee to the tropical south of India...and headlong into their respective pasts. Laine takes a nursing position at a plantation in the jungle, only to discover that her former fiance is the owner...but fun-loving Laine refuses to let Adam crush her heart like he had years ago. Eshana, [...]
 


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