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The Price of Innocence (Book One of The Legacy Series)

by Authors Vicki Hopkins ,

The year is 1878, and the setting is Paris, France. It’s a place of privilege and comfort for the rich, but one of heartache and struggle for the poor. Upon the death of her father, a young girl is thrown from the comforts of middle-class life into the terror of homelessness on the streets of Paris. Without family or friends, she struggles to survive. Her journey takes her from charity houses to the grueling life of a laundress. When her plight becomes unbearable, she is enticed by the mistress of the most famous brothel in France to live in luxury and...

The Privateersman

by Authors Andrew Wareham ,

In this classic historical fiction novel, first published in 2013, Dorset lad Tom Andrews escapes the hangman’s noose only to find himself shanghaied onto a Caribbean-bound privateering ship, before he and crewmate Joseph, flee to America carrying illicit booty. They prosper in the vile corruptness of New York – a town destined to be on the losing side in the Revolutionary War. Betrayed and forced to return to England, they seek riches in the early industrial boom. Tom relishes wealth, but also secretly yearns for love and social acceptance. His hopes rise on meeting the beautiful daughter of an impoverished aristocrat....

Tin Can Serenade: A Short Story

by Authors Amanda Dykes ,

Two homes in the mountains Snowed in for winter’s keep; A river in between them, A rope tight o’er the deep. A mother and her daughter, A father and his son, A cottage and a cabin, A story yet unspun But time did freeze a tin can Dangling from that rope A messenger from days gone by, Echoing long lost hope. Until a cold November day Saw decades fall away; Young hands inscribed a folded scrap, A missive sent to say… So begins the plucky correspondence of Timothy and Genevieve, two children about to uncover a story long-buried… one filled with...

The Cry For Freedom

by Authors Jerri Hines ,

A rousing family saga for the fight for America’s independence! The winds of change brews over the colonies. Tension against the crown is mounting daily. In Williamsburg, the rebellion burns strong in the hearts of two siblings, Jonathan and Hannah Corbett. Spirited and headstrong, Hannah finds herself thrust in the middle of a conspiracy when her father receives a strange package from Philadelphia. Jonathan, a physician for the Continental Army, is torn between duty and family. With war looming on the horizon, the siblings soon discover there is a high price to be paid for the cry for freedom. The Saga...

War and Peace

by Authors Graf Leo Tolstoy ,

This epic work of historical fiction chronicles the French Emperor Napoleon’s invasion of Russia in the early 1800s. Widely considered to be one of the greatest books ever written, it is extraordinarily detailed and complex. The reader is introduced to the events leading up to the invasion through the eyes of five prominent families of the Russian aristocracy, introduced at a dinner party in St. Petersburg. The year is 1805, and war is brewing in Western Europe, as Napoleon conquers countries one after the other. The fear among the aristocracy is growing, and the interplay among the noble families is as...

Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome

by Authors E.M. Berens ,

Visit the exciting days of Ancient Greek and Rome, when powerful gods played, and people were the pawns. As the gods and Titans who ruled over ancient Greece and Rome plotted and planned and interfered in the lives of mortals and heroes alike, wise leaders, power-hungry dictators, horrible monsters, wild satyrs and mere humans became their playthings in their games of love, lust, war, and ordinary things. You’ll read about Hermes, the fleet-footed messenger, and the all-powerful King Jupiter, who held dominion over the sky. You’ll meet the wily Titan Cronus and his mother Gaia, goddess of the earth. You’ll travel...

Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania

by Authors Erik Larson ,

Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania – Free download ebook epub, mobi, azw3, pdf. Author: Erik Larson. #1 New York Times Bestseller...

Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War

by Authors Karen Abbott ,

Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War – Free download ebook epub, pdf, mobi, azw3. Author: Karen Abbott...

13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi

by Authors Mitchell Zuckoff ,

13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi ebook EPUB/PDF/PRC/MOBI/AZW3 free download. Author: Mitchell Zuckoff...

How We Got to Now

by Authors Steven Johnson ,

How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World – Free download ebook epub, mobi, azw3, pdf. Author: Steven Johnson...