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Book: Frack off - Trouble in the High Country and the Kimberley (trouble the water) by Michael Mardel
Civil disobedience When is it OK? What can you do as one person? Meet Willow who lives in the high country of Victoria, Australia. It's hot in summer and very cold in winter. Her mother is a single Mum who has escaped to the hills though she doesn't want her daughter to miss out on her schooling. Once she borrowed a metal detector and found some gold on her back doorstep. She hopes there's more [...]
 
Book: A Stranger On My Land - A Civil War Romance by Sandra Merville Hart
Inspirational Reader's Choice Award Finalist Carrie and her little brother, Jay, find a wounded soldier on their land after a battle which later became known as "The Battle Above the Clouds." Adam, a Union soldier, has been shot twice in the arm. Though Carrie is reluctant to take Adam to their cave where her family hides their livestock from both armies, she cannot turn her back on him. But her [...]
 
Book: The RED PATH - Indian Brigades in the Civil War by Robert W. Walker
When hostilities in the Civil War come to Indian Territory it is no surprise that already Indian agents, all southern and "secesh" to a man had early on recruited many Indian leaders and their followers for the Confederate States of America. Southern Indian Brigades were quickly established, and one in particular under Col. Stand Watie, whose participation is key to The RED PATH. A second Chief, [...]
 
Book: My Dear Wife and Children - Civil War Letters from a 2nd Minnesota Volunteer by Nick K. Adams
What does a father write to his wife and young children when he's gone to war? Does he explain why he left them? How does he answer their constant questions about his return? Which of his experiences does he relate, and which does he pass over? Should he describe his feelings of separation and loneliness? These questions are as relevant today as they were over 150 years ago, when David Brainard [...]
 
Book: Pursuing Gold - A Novel of the Civil War by Cynthia L Simmons
With his father dead and his business partner incapacitated, Peter Chandler inherits the leadership of a bank in economic crisis. With only a newly-minted college degree and little experience, Peter joins his partner's daughter, Mary Beth Roper, in a struggle to keep C&R Bank afloat while the Civil War rages around Chattanooga. Political pressure for unsecured loans of gold to the government [...]
 
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 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 Uncivil War - Battle in the Classroom by Nick K. Adams
Morgan Huddleston and Jeremy Wiggins have shared a classroom for three years, disliking each other the whole time and always in constant competition. Then a fourth grade social studies assignment reveals they are directly connected by tragic events that occurred 150 years earlier. Morgan and Jeremy contact their relatives and learn they both had a great-great-great-grandfather at the Battle of [...]
 
Book: Terms of Surrender by Lorrie Farrelly
The War Between the States not only destroyed all Michael Cantrell loved, it left the young, former Confederate cavalry officer without faith or hope, a solitary, haunted man trying to escape his demons in the vast western frontier. Then, one spring day along the Wind River, he finds himself suddenly in the thick of another life-and-death struggle - Annie Devlin's war. Desperate to hang on to her [...]
 
Book: Civil War Journal of a Union Soldier by P.C. Zick
Here is a personal account of the Civil War when young men were forced to kill their own countrymen.Harmon Camburn signed up for duty as a Union soldier two weeks after the first shots were fired in the Civil War. He served for the next three years, fighting in both Battles of Bull Run and other skirmishes of the War Between the States. His tour of duty ended with a shot through his lung and [...]
 
Book: Noble Cause - A Civil War Novel of Love and War by Jessica James
#1 Amazon Kindle Bestseller Often compared to Gone with the Wind, Midwest Book Review called Noble Cause "a riveting piece of historical fiction." Winner of 5 national literary awards - The Civil War novel Shades of Gray has a new happily-ever-after ending in this award-winning and Amazon bestselling novel called Noble Cause. Noble Cause is the recipient of the coveted John Esten Cooke Award for [...]
 
Book: The Hogs of Cold Harbor - The Civil War Saga of Pvt. Johnny Hess, CSA by Richard Lee Fulgham
Gory, terrifying, historically accurate, impeccably detailed, and absolutely true account of Rebel soldier's experience during America's Civil War. He survives thirteen battles in four major campaigns under Generals George Pickett and William Longstreet. Yet, our soldier's worst fear is not of being shot but of the smart, ruthless wild hogs stalking both armies. He can see them on the mountains, [...]
 
Book: Looking for America - Personal Travels in US History by Chris Glennie
Are you curious to find out how the United States developed from a swamp and disease-infested backwater to the greatest military and economic power the world has ever seen? Do you want at the same time to uncover why, despite a common language and common inheritance, Americans can think and act so differently from the English? It's with these thoughts in mind that one Englishman, with an American [...]
 
Book: The 47th Indiana Volunteer Infantry - A Civil War History by David Williamson
Organized at Indianapolis in December 1861, the 47th Indiana Volunteer Infantry's Civil War service spanned the Mississippi Valley and the Gulf South. From Louisville to New Orleans and on to Mobile, General James R. Slack and the 47th Indiana took the war to the inland waterways and southern bayous, fighting in many of the Civil War's most famous campaigns, including Vicksburg, Red River and [...]
 
Book: Miriam's Rebirth (The Strasburg Chronicles Book 5) by Pippa Greathouse
It is February of 1865; The Civil War has been going on for five years now. Flaxen-haired and blue-eyed Miriam Hanner Clarke is widowed at age twenty-eight after her husband, Burton, went to serve in the war and was killed in battle. She fills her days of dealing with his loss by working in the dormitory, which has been turned into a hospital. No longer the quiet, shy, stuttering girl she was [...]
 
Book: Damned Yankee - The Story of a Marriage (The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country Book 5) by Carolyn P. Schriber
These are the people you don't read about in history books. A Harvard-educated New Englander. He was welcomed as a teacher by a school for apprentices in Charleston, South Carolina. But when his history lessons about the founding of America clashed with the pro-secession rhetoric of local slave-owners, he was out of a job. Can he find a way to reconcile his abolitionist sentiments with the [...]
 
Book: The Third Battalion Mississippi Infantry and the 45th Mississippi Regiment - A Civil War History by David Williamson
This is an accounting of the experiences of the soldiers of Hardcastle's 3rd Battalion Mississippi Infantry from enlistment to the end of the war. It includes their mid-war incarnation as the 45th Mississippi Regiment and the role they played in Cleburne's fabled division during almost every major engagement of the Army of Tennessee. Told as much as possible from the point of view of the soldier, [...]
 
Book: AMERICA IN THE 21st CENTURY - A Political, Historical, Sociological Perspective (Book 2) by Kathleen Babbitt, D.Sc.
This is not for people who avoid the truth, and rely on disinformation. It's not for people who have to have happy endings and Pollyanna stories about America. This is telling it like it is and like it was. It's for people who want the unvarnished unmitigated truth, for better or worse, about political, historical, and sociological America. So it is controversial. In the 21st century in America [...]
 
Book: My Spy - The Fourth Token (Time Game Book 4) by D. A. Featherling
Spies to the left...spies to the right Spies to the north...spies to the south Spies everywhere...or so it seems The Willoughby twins are only supposed to make a quick trip to the Civil War to help Marcus with a school project. Separated as they travel through time, they land in different Southern cities. When each of them encounters a spy on opposing sides of the conflict they must either aid, [...]
 
Book: Sweet Song by Terry Persun
WINNER of the 2012 IPPY AWARD, SWEET SONG is for fans of Philippa Gregory, Jim Harrison, and J.D. Salinger BOOK DESCRIPTION: An archetypal American story of self-discovery, set against the turmoil of post - Civil War America, Sweet Song tells the story of the mixed race son of a white landowner and a black house servant. Leon, raised black but an outcast from both cultures, finds himself suddenly [...]
 
Book: The Price of Glory by Mark S. Decker
When caught in the crossroads of history, the deadliest enemy and the greatest glory lies in the heart. The Price of Glory is a historical fiction novel set during the American Civil War. A young girl's life changes forever after she helps a Confederate officer escape from the hands of the Union forces that are camped near her family home. Her father, in fear of the wrath of the Yankee commander [...]
 
Book: The Safeguard by Diana Wilder
Lavinia Wheeler had watched as war had torn her world apart over the past three years When the Civil War comes to her doorstep, her generosity in opening her house as a hospital brings a change in her life far beyond any blessing she could have dreamed of or asked for. Changes come with a price: between dealing with the Yankee-hating townsfolk, her former slaves, a passel of wounded Yankees, a [...]
 
Book: Lady Constance Yankee Spy by Rebecca J. Vickery
~ A Historical Short Romance with a twist of Suspense ~ The War Between the States costs Constance Teague Ashmore almost everyone she loves. Offered a chance to help end the bloody battle between fathers, brothers, husbands, and sons; Lady Constance becomes a spy for the North. Finally, her usefulness ends, but not before she meets and must leave a most unforgettable man. Two years later, she is [...]
 
Book: Fancy by David N. Walker
There have been examples of strong women throughout history. Fancy is such a woman, living in the Civil War era. When her mother dies giving birth to her baby sister, ten year-old Fancy steps in to run the household and nurture the baby. At fourteen, Fancy has to step up another notch when her father leaves her to run the farm while he serves in the Confederate Army. She has just planted her [...]
 
Book: CALIFORNIA BOUND by Frank Kelso
Texas Lawmen won't go! The U.S. Cavalry can't go! 2 Civil War vets wade the Rio to find a stolen girl! In a Union POW camp, Jeb and Zach dreamed of California Gold, but the road West leads Jeb to his sis's home in Texas. They ride home to find a border war raging on the Rio Bravo near Eagle Pass TX! Cattle rustled! Ranches burnt! Innocents killed or kidnapped! Juan Cortina holds a grudge against [...]
 
Book: The Devil's Path (An Alexander Scott Novel) by Richard Turner
A Long Hidden Secret. An Unseen Enemy. A Dangerous Quest for the Truth. At the height of the US Civil War, Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Scott is brought into the world of the fledgling US Secret Service. At the request of President Lincoln, Scott must do everything in his power to find a missing Confederate professor who has disappeared under suspicious circumstances. From Washington D.C., to [...]
 
Book: Spit In The Devil's Eye by Dave P. Fisher
Fight or hang. One choice. One chance. Betrayed into the soldier's hands by the British father he despised, Blackfoot half-breed Buck Drake was given one choice in the Fort Bridger stockade. He could either agree to work in a covert unit in the escalating War-Between-The-States or hang as a criminal at the fort. Always one to fight he chose to fight and found himself swept into a life altering [...]
 
Book: Strike Three by Joy V. Smith
Because of the "hot virus," the devastation of WWIII is more horrible than the worse case scenario, and missiles fired in retaliation gave new meaning to "Scorched Earth". There were scattered warnings, which only a few heeded in time. No one ever imagined they would have to start from scratch--and bare dirt. What to save--and where? Could we start over? How? Can a new world grow/move beyond the [...]
 
Book: Spirit of the Rebellion by Debbie Peterson
Souls touch and emotions flare when a historian and an embittered spirit form an unlikely alliance to investigate the centuries-old riddle surrounding his death... Ready for a fresh chapter in her life, Shae Lynn Montgomery accepts a job translating a cache of Civil War documents from Wisconsin's famous Norwegian regiment. The assignment takes her to Chickamauga's haunted Starling Plantation and [...]
 
Book: It's Easier to Dance by Annie Laurie Harris
It's Easier to Dance is the remarkable memoir from author Annie L. Harris, a woman born in the late 1940s with cerebral palsy. This extraordinary book is the first of its kind to provide a chronological view of the historical development of the civil rights movement through three different lenses: those of a woman, a minority, and someone living with a developmental disability. This insightful [...]
 
Book: Colors Like Memories by Meradeth Houston
Julia is a Sary, the soul of a child who died before taking her first breath. Without this 'breath of life,' she and others like her must help those on the verge of suicide. It's a job Julia enjoyed, until the accident that claimed her boyfriend's life an accident she knows was her fault. If living with the guilt weren't enough, she's now assigned to help a girl dealing with the loss of her [...]
 
Book: The Templers by R. Howard Trembly
The Templers - On April 12, 1861 the Civil War of the United States began when the Confederates States of America fired on Fort Sumter. The war officially lasted until April 9, 1865. Between the beginning, and the end of this turbulent time in the United States, many families were torn asunder. Brother fought brother, neighbors fought against neighbors; it was a sorry chapter in America's [...]
 
Book: Shattered Allegiance by Philip S. Woods
Conspirators who view the United States' entitlement class as a bottomless drain upon the economy decide to take unilateral and decisive action. These determined collaborators carefully plan and put into motion a campaign to eliminate the black population within the Continental U.S. The group orchestrates and unleashes a campaign of terror in the nation's inner cities. The death toll from these [...]
 
Book: Domingo's Angel by Jenny Twist
When Angela turns up in a remote Spanish mountain village, she is so tall and so thin and so pale that everyone thinks she is a ghost or a fairy or the dreadful mantequero that comes in the night and sucks the fat from your bones. But Domingo knows better. "Soy Angela," she said to him when they met - "I am an angel." Only later did he realise that she was telling him her name and by then it was [...]
 
Book: All The Way Home (Legacy Series) by Ann Tatlock
"Tatlock's rich descriptions and characterizations are unusually fresh and inventive."~Publishers Weekly From a rough section of Los Angeles during the late Depression years, to the civil rights struggles of the 1960s in the South, this novel is a searing portrayal of one family trapped by alcoholism and another living the typical middle class life. A true American story told through the eyes of [...]
 


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