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Book: High Cotton by PJ Dunn
High Cotton chronicles the life of a 12 year old boy, his kidnapping, and being sold into slavery. He suffered torture and abuse and witnessed horrible events prior to and during his journey via slave trader ship to America. He was auctioned to a plantation and eventually emancipated. He returns to the sea aboard the same ship he arrived on, and remains until the death of the ships Captain. Left [...]
 
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: Crazy Quilt - Pieces of a Mennonite Life by Cynthia Yoder
A love story. A search for identity in Pennsylvania Dutch Country. A ground-breaking memoir, first published in 2003. In her mid-twenties and in a state of despair, Cynthia leaves her husband, and drops out of her studies at Columbia University. She moves home to rural Pennsylvania to collect stories from her Pennsylvania German Mennonite family. While living with her aunt and uncle, she [...]
 
Book: The Odyssey (The Java Gold Book 1) by Robert A. Kingsley
It is 1941 and South-East Asia is in flames. The Japanese forces storm south through Malaya. Singapore falls and the Japanese conquest of the Dutch East Indies begins in earnest. Despite furious Allied resistance, Java, the administrative centre, is soon encircled on all sides. With the Japanese already at Java's doorstep, the Dutch government hurriedly ships out all currency and other valuables. [...]
 
Book: Hungry Kids Camp Fire Cookbook (Busy Kids, Happy Kids 1) by Deb Graham
"Hungry Kids Camp Fire Cookbook" by Deb Graham is loaded with over one hundred recipes with easy-to-follow directions and wholesome ingredients - This easy-to-pack book offers easy, delicious camp food for any family, scout troop, homeschool, and backpackers alike. Above all, make sure camp food is fun and plentiful---camping makes everybody hungry! Kids will be amazed at what they can make, with [...]
 
Book: Hand-Me-Down Bride by Juliet Vandiver Waldron
To help her impoverished family, Sophie agrees to marry a wealthy older in far off America. Less than twenty-four hours after she arrives in German's Mill, Pennsylvania, events have taken a far stranger turn than anything she could have imagined. Set in Post-Civil-War Pennsylvania, this tale of an arranged marriage is as much family saga as romance. Sophie is a sensitive young woman struggling to [...]
 
Book: Dance On the Wild Side by Roland Cheek
My wife referred to her growing enchantment in outdoors adventure as "competing in a man's world." That idea infuriated me. I understand that anyone who pretends to be anyone must struggle with everyday problems and relationships. I realize love must be learned and earned, and that it can be lost through mistakes or choices made or not made during life. Some might applaud the thought of a lady [...]
 
Book: THE CRYING STONES [The Lucinda Legacy] by Robert Mitchell
DIAMONDS - EIGHT MILLION DOLLAR'S WORTH. ARE THEY STILL WAITING IN THEIR SECRET PLACE? It was the Japanese Zeroes which brought terror and death and destruction to the peaceful pearling town of Broome in 1942. It was the partners on the pearl lugger Lucinda who found the lone aircraft shot down by the Zeros, and the diamonds. It was the diamonds which viciously dissolved that partnership and [...]
 
Book: Angel's Flight (Books We Love historical romance) by Juliet Vandiver Waldron
Angelica is a Patriot heiress, stalked by a brutal, fortune-hunting British officer. She is forced to trust Jack, the mystery man who pledges to take her on a dangerous war-time journey up river to her Albany home, she expects to encounter brigands, Tories and Indians. What she doesn't expect is to lose her heart along the way. 'If you enjoyed The Traitor's Wife by Allison Pataki, you will love [...]
 
Book: Mennonite on the Edge - An Unlikely Romance by Cynthia Yoder
A new love story and a woman's search for identity by Mennonite-born author Cynthia Yoder. Wedded bliss gives way to dismay as MaryJo, a country girl, settles into her new life with Adam in the City that Never Sleeps. She begins questioning her future as news from home brings up a past relationship that ended badly. Determined to live life on her own terms, she goes home to Lancaster to find [...]
 
Book: How to Braid Hair - Learn How to Do the Most Popular Hair Braiding Styles by Karen A. Reid
"...The Ultimate Guide to Hair Braiding..." * * *LIMITED TIME OFFER! 50% OFF! (Regular Price $5.99)* * * Discover how to do the most beautiful and popular hair braiding styles to date. Easy to follow step by step instructions, including colorful instructional images. Do not hesitate, get your copy now!
 
Book: The Lost White Tribes of Australia Part 1 - 1656 The First Settlement of Australia (Australia Discovered) by Henry Van Zanden
A small community, all as white as himself, he said about three hundred; that they lived in houses enclosed all together within a great wall to defend them from black men; that their father came here 170 years ago, ... from a distant land across the sea ... Lt Robert Dale 1832 Western Australia The story of The Lost White Tribes of Australia by Henry Van Zanden confirms longstanding rumours, [...]
 
Book: A Complete Illustrated History of Sri Lanka by Anton Sebastian
A new perspective on the History of Sri Lanka The Geological Origins of the Island Prehistory before Vijaya Who were the Nagas? History beyond the Mahava sa Who are the Sinhalese and Tamils? How did the Tamils become influential? The Origins of Muslims in Sri Lanka The Indus Axis of Sri Lanka Tamil invasions from South India From Hinduism to Buddhism Buddhism in Jaffna Towards and after [...]
 
Book: Dutch Chocolate 1 - The vice president is missing by BL Wilson
A chance meeting in a public school bathroom rekindles old feelings in PI Yolanda "Dutch" Riggins for her former college friend Judith Kerson. Forbidden to Dutch twenty years ago, as Vice President of the United States, Judith is now completely taboo. Regardless, the two make a tentative dinner date, but fate intervenes and Judith goes missing. With one Secret Service person killed and another in [...]
 
Book: Rituals of the Dead - An Artifact Mystery (Adventures of Zelda Richardson) (Volume 3) by Jennifer S. Alderson
A museum researcher must solve a decades-old murder before she becomes the killer's next victim in this riveting dual timeline thriller set in Papua and the Netherlands. Agats, Dutch New Guinea (Papua), 1961 : While collecting Asmat artifacts for a New York museum, American anthropologist Nick Mayfield stumbles upon a smuggling ring organized by high-ranking members of the Dutch colonial [...]
 
Book: Dr Chandrix Dies (The 'Dies' Trilogy Book 2) by Christopher D. Abbott
Dr Chandrix isn't a typical blackmailer. He's tricky, devious, artful, and he isn't interested in money. What he craves is knowledge and power, and he knows exactly how to get them. When Special Branch Police skilfully trap him, justice seems certain. That is until their agent disappears. The case now in ruins, they recruit a reluctant Dutch psychologist spotted in Brighton. It now falls on Dr [...]
 
Book: The Lover's Portrait - An Art Mystery (Adventures of Zelda Richardson Book 2) by Jennifer S. Alderson
A portrait holds the key to recovering a cache of looted artwork, secreted away during World War II, in this captivating historical art thriller set in the 1940s and present-day Amsterdam. When a Dutch art dealer hides the stock from his gallery - rather than turn it over to his Nazi blackmailer - he pays with his life, leaving a treasure trove of modern masterpieces buried somewhere in [...]
 
Book: Burning Tears by Lucia Trifan
Lucia Trifan was Born in Romania, 1949, in legendary Vrancea County. She graduated School of Fine Arts in Brasov, with degree in sculpture and ceramics. She arrived in the Island of Sint Maarten, Dutch Caribbean, in 1984, since when she becomes permanent resident. Her art is part of her biography and the personal history is written within art. At times, the creative process proven painful, yet [...]
 
Book: Vanished in Berlin by Gry Finsnes
If you love two countries and they go to war with each other, which one do you choose to fight for? The German musician Friedrich is in Norway with his Norwegian girlfriend Ellen when Hitler attacks in April 1940. They flee together from Oslo but happen to find themselves very close to the fighting. Their dilemma is that both like Germany but not the Nazis, and Friedrich does not want to fight. [...]
 
Book: Shadow Of The Witte Wieven by Debbie Peterson
Despite a contract on her head, lone Drug Enforcement Agent, Aliyana Montijo must ferret out a mole and stop the assassination of top DEA officials, as so ordered by the Colombian drug lord she seeks to take down. The task is a daunting one, for there is no one she can trust. No one that is, until she encounters a most unlikely ally. Former seventeenth century captain of the Dutch West Indies [...]
 
Book: Wrong Place Wrong Time by David P Perlmutter
A London estate agent found himself on the wrong side of the law one night, leading to the loss of his driving licence, his job, his home and sending him spiraling into depression. He decided to visit Spain for a change of scenery and lifestyle but got way more than he bargained for when before long, misfortune, circumstance and a degree of stupidity landed him in more trouble than that from [...]
 
Book: The Bitter Trade by Piers Alexander
In 1688, torn by rebellions, England lives under the threat of a Dutch invasion. Redheaded Calumny Spinks is the lowliest man in an Essex backwater: half-French and still unapprenticed at seventeen, yet he dreams of wealth and title. When his father's violent past resurfaces, Cal's desperation leads him to become a coffee racketeer. He has just three months to pay off a blackmailer and save his [...]
 
Book: Where Treasure Hides by Johnnie Alexander
Artist Alison Schuyler spends her time working in her family's renowned art gallery, determined to avoid the curse that has followed the Schuyler clan from the Netherlands to America and back again. She's certain that true love will only lead to tragedy that is, until a chance meeting at Waterloo station brings Ian Devlin into her life. Drawn to the bold and compassionate British Army captain, [...]
 
Book: Exposed - The Education of Sarah Brown (The Checkpoint, Berlin Detective Series Book 1) by Michele E. Gwynn
Her dream vacation became a nightmare fast! In Barcelona, a womanizing photographer unleashes the full force of his charm on the small-town Texas librarian, Sarah Brown, a heady cocktail that threatens to steal her heart, a prize he admits he doesn't want. Still, she can't resist him, and finds herself experiencing the heights of ecstasy and lows of heartbreak as her lover disappears without a [...]
 
Book: Found Money by Peter Watson Jenkins
" When I was writing these stories, a remarkable feeling came over me. Whatever happened to the characters in the story, there was a destiny pulling them along towards an inevitable acquisition of wealth." In these short stories, the author enters the rough-and-tumble world where people dream of making it big. His cast includes a small boy in the London Blitz; an aging nun clutching a brown paper [...]
 
Book: 1629 Mutiny on the Batavia by Henry Van Zanden
The tragic tale of the Batavia is one of the greatest stories ever told. Indeed, when Commander Pelsaert's Journal was first published in 1647, it became a best seller. Mutiny on the Batavia has everything: drama, romance, adventure, mystery, murder, massacre and mayhem. In 1628, the Dutch East Indiaman Batavia was the largest ship built by the biggest company in the world, the Dutch East India [...]
 
Book: The Great White Storm - And the New York Blizzard of 1888, an Alchemical Story by Whitney Hamilton
The Great White Storm that hit New York in 1888 was the worst blizzard in US history. Richard Rhys newly married to Victoria Thornton leaves for an appointment with Edwin Booth on a spring morning in March. His wife has taken the landau to their Manor house in the Flatlands of Brooklyn. By the afternoon New York City is crippled by the white hurricane. As Richard cloaks himself in a bison hide [...]
 
Book: Serendepia - Robert Knox's escape from Ceylon after 20 years by Mike Lord
STOP RIGHT HERE! History is not boring, but can be amusing and informative: Sri Lanka has a long and sometimes lurid history. In the early 19th Century a manuscript was found in a Monastery in Ceylon, called the Mahawansa, which detailed in pali a lot of the history of the Indian subcontinent from about 600 BC. Over centuries there were several invasions from the south of India, and several [...]
 
Book: Rising from the Shadow of the Sun by Ronny Herman de Jong
This second edition of Rising from the Shadow of the Sun, A Story of Love, Survival and Joy exemplifies the power of positive thinking, of hope, of perseverance even in the most perilous and life threatening situations and of a mother's love for her children, surpassing even the tragedy of death. Jeannette Herman-Louwerse, Netty, a young mother incarcerated by the Japanese on the island of Java [...]
 
Book: The Analyst - The making and the breaking of a spy by Erich Penhoff
Marcel Bering was the top ranked Analyst in the German interior intelligence service. Then he felt he needed to see the results of his assessments in the field. Marcel got his wish, a team was formed from three of Europe's agencies. MIT from Turkey sent Kareem Oxzcsan, from Greece the EYP sent Captain Chloe Tsarikis. Of course the beginning was all sunshine and easy assignments, until Peshawar! [...]
 


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