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The Warsaw Conspiracy (The Poland Trilogy Book 3)
by James Conroyd Martin

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English

Pages

510

Publication Date

December 17, 2012

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<h3><em></em><strong></strong><br /></h3><h4><strong>A Gold Medal IPPI Winner<br /></strong></h4><h4><strong>Engaging and opulent, <em>The Warsaw Conspiracy</em> unfolds as a family saga set against the November Rising (1830-31), partitioned Poland's daring challenge to the Russian Empire. Brilliantly illustrating the psyche of a people determined to reclaim independence in the face of monumental odds, the story portrays two brothers and their fates in love and war. Michal is a seasoned veteran soldier, cautious of the evolving conspiracy; Jozef, his much younger brother and impassioned cadet, finds himself caught up in the vortex of a daring plot to abduct the Grand Duke of Russia. With Siberia or emigration to France looming as heart-rending contingencies, matriarchs Anna and Zofia stay steadfast in their resolve to steer the clan through ever-muddying waters.</strong><strong></strong></h4>
Agent High Pockets
by Claire Phillips

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May 15, 2019

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<b>Agent High Pockets is the autobiography of Claire 'High Pockets' Phillips, an American entertainer living in Manila in 1941 who becomes an angel of the underground when her husband is killed by the invading Japanese.</b><br />Using her popular Tsubuki Nightclub as a headquarters, High Pockets and her staff serve spiked drinks to Japanese officers and seduce military information out of them. During the day, Claire smuggles contraband in her bra ('high pockets') past bribed Japanese guards paid to look the other way, into imprisoned American POWs - money, food and clothes - saving countless lives.<br /><br />"Agent High Pockets" is the autobiography of Claire High Pockets Phillips:<br /><i>"......to me Claire Phillips is four people:<br />First, she is a fellow soldier’s widow.<br />Second, she is “High-Pockets,” the outstanding and resourceful spy operating in Jap-held Manila for over 2 years.<br />Third, she is a guerrilla officer; determined and able leader and organizer of the Manila underground.<br />Last, she is “Comadre,” the intensely patriotic, and spiritually strong godmother of ragged, desperate men."</i><br /><br />John Peyton Boone
The General’s Wife: The Life of Mrs. Ulysses S. Grant
by Ishbel Ross

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May 16, 2019

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<b>An excellent and diligently researched biography of Julia Boggs Dent Grant (1826-1902), the wife of the 18th President of the United States, Ulysses S. Grant, and First Lady of the United States from 1869 to 1877.</b><br /><br />"Behind every successful man there stands a woman." <br />This maxim was never truer than with Ulysses S. Grant and his wife, Julia. An active participant in presidential matters, The First Lady was widely regarded to possess tremendous strength of character, sharing in the mixed fortunes of her husband, promoting his welfare, loved and cared for her family, and fulfilled her patriotic duty as First Lady.<br /><br />"Ulysses and Julia Grant were a profoundly united couple, and so it is not easy to make a clear distinction between his life and hers. The two loved and needed each other. ... It is very pleasant to get to know Julia Grant, who, in her devotion, was one of the more potent women in American history." <br />The Saturday Review.
Nine Years Among the Indians, 1870-1879: The Story of the Captivi...
by Herman Lehmann

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English

Pages

98

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May 14, 2019

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<b>Here is a genuine Little Big Man story, with all the color, sweep, and tragedy of a classic American western.</b> It is the tale of Herman Lehmann, a captive of the Apaches on the Southern Plains of Texas and New Mexico during the 1870s. Adopted by a war chief, he was trained to be a warrior and waged merciless war on Apache enemies, both Indian and Euro-American. After killing an Apache medicine man in self-defense, he fled to a lonely hermitage on the Southern Plains until he joined the Comanches. Against his will, Lehmann was returned to his family in 1879. The final chapters relate his difficult readjustment to Anglo life.<br /><br />Lehmann's unapologetic narrative is extraordinary for its warm embrace of Native Americans and stinging appraisal of Anglo society. Once started, the story of this remarkable man cannot be put down. Dale Giese's introduction provides a framework for interpreting the Lehmann narrative.<br /> 
The True Story of Andersonville Prison: A Defense of Major Henry ...
by James Madison Page

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English

Pages

92

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May 14, 2019

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<b>During the Civil War, James Madison Page was a prisoner in different places in the South.</b> Seven months of that time was spent at Andersonville. While there he became well acquainted with Major Wirz, or Captain Wirz, as he then ranked. Page takes the stand that Captain Wirz was unjustly held responsible for the hardship and mortality of Andersonville. It was his belief that the Federal authorities must share the blame for these things with the Confederates, since they well knew the inability of the Confederates to meet the reasonable wants of their prisoners of war, as they lacked a supply for their own needs, and since the Federal authorities failed to exercise a humane policy in the exchange of those captured in battle.<br /><br />The writer, "with malice toward none and charity for all," denies conscious prejudice, and makes the sincere endeavor to put himself in the other fellow's place and make such a statement of the matter in hand as will satisfy all lovers of truth and justice.
The Dreamer (Highland Treasure Trilogy Book 1)
by May McGoldrick

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English

Pages

340

Publication Date

December 01, 2013

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First Book in Highland Treasure Trilogy<br /><br />Originally published by Signet (Penguin) <br /><br />When her late father was branded a traitor to the king, Catherine Percy found sanctuary in Scotland. But a case of mistaken identity put her in a compromising position with the Highland earl sworn to protect her. Marriage to him saved her reputation, but nothing could save her from the stormy passion that bent her innocent body to his will--and shattered his last defense...<br /><br />The acclaimed author of The Thistle and the Rose presents an exciting new trilogy. Three sisters each hold a clue to their family's treasure--and the key to the hearts of three Highland warriors...<br /><br />Praise for the novels of May McGoldrick: <br /><br />"Love triumphs in this richly romantic tale."--Nora Roberts<br /><br />"Wonderful! Just the right blend of historical detail, romance, and intrigue."--Jill Marie Landis<br /><br />"Impressive...A splendid Scottish tale, filled with humor and suspense."--Arnette Lamb<br /><br />"No one captures the magic and romance of the British Isles like May McGoldrick."--Miranda Jarrett<br /><br />"Delightful, entertaining, fast-paced and the beginning of a grand new series, The Dreamer will hold a special place in your heart. May McGoldrick has done it again...written a tantalizing treat." --Kathe Robin, Romantic Times <br /><br /><br />About the Author<br /><br />May McGoldrick is a pseudonym for Nikoo and Jim McGoldrick. They are authors, readers, lovers, parents, and teachers. They live in the snowy northern Arctic regions of Connecticut.
War in the South Pacific: Out in the Boondocks Marines in Action ...
by James D. Horan and Gerold...

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English

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110

Publication Date

May 09, 2019

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<b>War in the South Pacific: U.S. Marines Tell Their Stories, first published in 1943, is the account of the combat experiences of 21 Marines—told in their own words—fighting in the bloody Solomon Islands campaigns of World War II.</b><br /><br />The stories provide the reader with an intimate view of war at the frontlines (on the ground or in the sky as a Marine aviator), with the Marines facing a determined enemy who would die rather than surrender.<br />The stories of these brave young men vividly portray the horrors of war as well as serve as a lasting reminder of the heroism displayed by these men.
The Lawman (The Willow Creek Series Book 1)
by Lily Graison

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English

Pages

142

Publication Date

November 23, 2011

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<div><b><i>**This book has a new cover! Same story. New look.**</i></b> </div> <br /> <i> On the run from her ex-lover...<br /><br />Jilted by a no-show husband...<br /><br />And now mistaken for a whore in the Diamond Back Saloon...</i><br /><br />Abigail Thornton doesn't think things can get any worse. That is until a single slap to a man's face starts a barroom brawl that lands her in the last place she expected to be.<br /><br />Town Marshal Morgan Avery wants nothing more than to wash away the trail-dust and sleep for a week, preferably with a soft, willing woman by his side. Instead, he gets Abigail Thornton - all one hundred pounds of her thrust at him seconds before a fist connects with his face. Breaking up the fight takes more effort than he wants to admit and when the last man falls he finds Abigail still standing and not looking the least bit contrite.<br /><br />Throwing her into the town jail for the night would salve his wounded pride and then he will let her go. Or that was the plan. When morning comes he finds himself oddly reluctant to do so. Miss Thornton is hiding something and he aims to find out what, even if he has to bed her to do so. But will one night in her bed be enough?<br /><br />The Lawman is a novella of approximately 36,000 words and is Book 1 in the Willow Creek Series.<br /><br />This ebook also contains bonus material: An excerpt of The Outlaw, Willow Creek #2 by Lily Graison.<br /><br /><br />Books in The Willow Creek Romance Series<br /><br />#1 - The Lawman<br />#2 - The Outlaw<br />#3 - The Gambler<br />#4 - The Rancher<br />#5 - His Brother's Wife<br />#6 - A Willow Creek Christmas <div>#7 - Wild Horses</div><div>#7.5 - Lullaby</div><div>#8 - Nightingale</div>
Big Sky Blue Novella (Shades of Blue Book 1)
by Hildie McQueen

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English

Pages

73

Publication Date

April 01, 2014

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A story of two very different people who belong together, proof that sometimes fate can have a sense of humor when it comes to love<br /><br />Left to raise his infant son alone, a hardened Hank Cole is determined to make the best of it while prospering his ranch, but when a beautiful woman literally lands on his doorstep, he is helpless against the attraction between them.<br /><br />Elizabeth Dawson is too outspoken for gentle society, but she may be the perfect match for a tough Montana cowboy.<br />
A Voice from the Main Deck: Being a Record of the Thirty Years' A...
by Samuel Leech

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English

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101

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May 14, 2019

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<b>Samuel Leech (1798–1848) was a young sailor in the Royal Navy and the United States Navy during the War of 1812. He became notable as one of very few who wrote an account of his experiences, titled, in the manner of the time, "A Voice from the Main Deck".</b><br /><br />Leech's nautical career began in 1810, at the age of thirteen, when Lord William FitzRoy agreed to take Samuel into his frigate HMS Macedonian.<br />He was a powder monkey during Macedonian's duel with the United States in 1812, and would later vividly describe the carnage on board the British ship before she struck her colors.  <br />He was a prisoner of war but his imprisonment seems not to have been too uncomfortable, and did not last long in any case, since the war ended the following year.<br />Many years later he revisited Macedonian, now a US ship, when it was in port in New York (probably 1840), and perhaps this encounter inspired his book, which was published by Tappen & Dennet in 1843.

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