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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: 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: Dreams of the Last Days - Where are all the Stars? by Ilyan Kei Lavanway
Glowing spacecraft hovering silently. Low frequency rhythm of unknown origin. Immense hangar complex with open ceiling. Starless sky on a clear night. Baffled scientists. No answers. Unless you look in the right place. I started looking in the right place and found at least one answer. It has been around for centuries. Most dismiss it. Answers to our most puzzling questions, assurance in the face [...]
 
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: Pocket Prophecies by Alvin Avery
Pocket Prophecies is made up of sixty-two prophecies that fast-track to the future. Plus, a comparative chart of "12, interrelated, prophetic elements" and Revelation's "3 cores." Pocket Prophecies reduces complex eschatology to its barest essence and makes understanding the future easy. This book is for anyone who wants to know what the future holds.
 
Book: Welcome to My Front Porch - 365 Days of Inspiration by Molly Dillon
This book offers 365 days of inspired thoughts gained while sitting on my front porch or in my humble sanctuary?and, even sometimes, from under the umbrella of my favorite sidewalk cafe. At age 76, I have been privileged to lead many lives and taken numerous spiritual paths. I am not one to put a name to my beliefs; I simply sit and open up to the Universe, waiting in silence to gain insights and [...]
 
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: The Old Man and Me Book 2 - Things I Didn't Get to Tell You the First Time by R. C. Larlham
The Old Man and Me - Stories I Didn't Get to Tell You the First Time continues the story of the author's early life through the 1960s. It overlaps the first book, filling gaps among his original adventures. Ride along on a humpback bridge "jump" in a hot rod and take a Senior Class Trip to Washington, D.C. Experience life as a farm boy trying to make his way in an exclusive small college, where a [...]
 
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: 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: 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: Forgiven is a tale of two lovers. Divided by class and unable to speed up their marriage, Richard yearns for adventure and volunteers to fight in South Africa, leaving Rachel under a cloud. Neither are prepared for what happens next. As one near death experience is followed by others, the veneer of adventure is quickly erased. Captured, Richard pines for Rachel and home. Rachel patiently [...]
 
Book: The Devil Take Tomorrow by Gretchen Jeannette
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 enterprise might easily collapse, for no one else has demonstrated the ability to keep together an army that [...]
 
Book: Fields of the Fatherless by Elaine Marie Cooper
Winner of the Selah Award for Young Adult Fiction Winner of the Next Generation Indie Book Award for Best Religious Fiction Winner of the Moonbeam Children's Book Award for Best Young Adult Religious Fiction In the early months of 1775, war is brewing in the American colonies. Although frightened, eighteen-year-old Betsy Russell ( an ancestor to actor Kurt Russell ) of Menotomy Village, [...]
 
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: The Chronicle of Casaara by R. S. Embach
A world in torment. An Absent Guardian. A girl led by Fate. Awakened in a forest with no recollection of her past, and led by ominous visions of the grave future of a dying world, Casaara must embark on an epic journey to prevent the encroaching apocalypse. Together with her warrior allies Yoralt and Dharig, and youthful healer Euhn, she must race against the sands of time to secure the blessings [...]
 
Book: Three Days by Felicia Case & Michael Wojciechowski
While flying home, Kadie rushes to finish the latest Kurt McCarthy novel. When she does, her nosy seatmate, Paul, asks if she liked it. She claims it's average at best and argues that McCarthy has lost his edge. Unbeknownst to her, her seatmate is Kurt McCarthy. Kurt McCarthy is Paul's penname a secret Paul doesn't reveal. Paul's headed to Chicago for his first public reading a sold out [...]
 
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: Days of Destruction by Gary Beck
Days of Destruction is a poetry book that explores the anguish and delight in everyday life and the horrors and wonders that man has contrived. From the simplest painful observation of a homeless women's struggle to survive a world grown alien, to a government sponsored of a misguided military invasion of Somalia, the poems take the reader on a journey both familiar and foreign. The poems are [...]
 
Book: Three Days in September by Luna Miller
A contemporary adult drama. The desires, dreams and fears of six lives collide when a stranger comes to town. Can they face their fears and chase their dreams or will they fall victim to desire? With the best intentions in the world, streetwise charmer Gabriel plans to lock himself away from temptations and get down to some serious art work in the house by the sea. But when fate sends him to a [...]
 


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