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Battle of Gettysburg: A History From Beginning to End (American Civil War Battles Book 1)

Battle of Gettysburg The bloodiest battle of the Civil War was also its turning point. From this point onwards, the Confederate forces would never gain a hold in the North again. Inside you will read about… ✓ Before July there was Lee✓ Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?✓ Rumours of War✓ Hooker’s Last Stand✓ Everything Comes...

Battle of Waterloo: A History From Beginning to End

Waterloo The Battle of Waterloo has become synonymous with the word “defeat” but who lost, and why was it important? In 1815, Napoleon Bonaparte left the island of Elba, and in a space of 100 days took power, and challenged the entire world to meet him on his terms. When that failed, he offered them...

My Bondage and My Freedom

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War of 1812: A History From Beginning to End

War of 1812 The War of 1812 is often forgotten when we think about the history of the United States. Yet the effects of what seems a minor and insignificant conflict are far-reaching, even to today. The world settled into the roles it would play out for decades, and the boundaries of the United States...

BEAR CREEK (SAGE COUNTRY Book 1)

John Everett Sage was a man without a legacy. He’d spent his life wandering, working in cow towns and frontier outposts, usually as a law man. He was hoping to re-connect with his family in Wyoming, when a run away horse led him in a new direction, one that would pull all the disparate elements...

Phantoms In Philadelphia (Phantom Knights Book 1)

When you live a life of secrets, you trust no one and question everything Nineteen-year-old Bess Martin has many secrets. She can outride, outshoot, and outsmart most people, but her greatest secret…she is the leader of the Phantoms, a spy organization. After spending three years fighting in a war, eighteen-year-old Jack Martin returns home to...

The Map: A Jackaby Story

Perfect for fans of Jackaby who are desperately awaiting the release of its sequel, Beastly Bones, this novella-length story follows the rollicking events of Abigail Rook’s birthday celebration. Abigail hopes that her birthday will slip by unnoticed and uncelebrated, but her employer, detective of the supernatural R. F. Jackaby, has other plans. Using magical party...

Coming Back to America: a historical short story

What would our founding fathers have to say about what is taking place in America today? Is America broken? Have we seen the peak of our power and influence? For many decades the United States has been the greatest power on the planet, the leader of the free world and the place where millions aspire...

Novels, Readers, and Reviewers: Responses to Fiction in Antebellum America

This book describes and characterizes responses of American readers to fiction in the generation before the Civil War. It is based on close examination of the reviews of all novels—both American and European—that appeared in major American periodicals during the years 1840–1860, a period in which magazines, novels, and novel reviews all proliferated. Nina Baym...

The Sources of Anti-Slavery Constitutionalism in America, 1760-1848

This ambitious book examines the constitutional and legal doctrines of the antislavery movement from the eve of the American Revolution to the Wilmot Proviso and the 1848 national elections. Relating political activity to constitutional thought, William M. Wiecek surveys the antislavery societies, the ideas of their individual members, and the actions of those opposed to...

A Biographical Sketch of Michael Hileman

Tucked away in an obscure attic of a stranger’s home, Michael Hileman’s biography was nearly lost to the ages. Through a miraculous discovery, his story reemerges to reach a new generation of readers. Michael’s story is a rich, vivid description of 19th century America, revealing the unwavering character of a frontier teacher forced to endure...