Should they get a medal……or a firing squad? can four women change the course of Lincoln’s War? Discovered making her way north via the Underground Railroad, Hattie was one of the first women hired by Pinkerton Detectives. As the civil war threatens to tear the nation apart, four women—a slave, a soldier, a seductress, and a spy—are willing to risk everything.
Underground: Traitors and Spies in the Civil War Women Spies Book 2 #ad - She had no idea she would play such an important part in the Civil War. In baltimore, they waited……Southern assassins who knew President Lincoln’s schedule. When pinkertons discover the plot, they get to work, but their plan needs a woman. Pick up this well-researched story of family, love, duty, and betrayal today!.
355: The Women of Washington's Spy Ring Women Spies Book 1Thompson Belle Press #ad - Sally townsend is willing to seize any opportunity to pass on information to her brother. Pregnant elizabeth Burgin will put her family in jeopardy in order to save the lives of strangers. Pick up this well-researched story of family, duty, love, and betrayal today! . Until she finds herself falling in love with the enemy.
A semi-finalist in the goethe book awards for post-1750s Historical Fiction! Though you never learned of these real-life women in history class, their voices deserve to be heard. And one false move could result in the noose for all of them. Who was the mysterious 355? can any of these three women change the course of the American Revolution? The Redcoats are headed to New York City and Culper Ring spies Hercules Mulligan and Robert Townsend have a job that only a woman can do.
355: The Women of Washington's Spy Ring Women Spies Book 1 #ad - British sympathizer Meg Moncrieffe must amend the damage she caused after Aaron Burr spurned her.
L'Agent Double: Spies and Martyrs in World War 1 Women Spies Book 3Thompson Belle Press #ad - Three Women. But the naive dancer is being set up for the most dangerous performance of her life. Pick up this courageous tale of love, honor, and deception today! If maintaining her lavish lifestyle means spying for whatever side pays her the most, then so be it. The three women must navigate through a double agent’s world of deception and betrayal, and one of them will pay the ultimate price.
Can she keep up her dual roles without anyone finding out her secret?The famed Mata Hari cares nothing for the war effort. But is she willing to sacrifice everything for her country?Marthe’s day job as a nurse requires her to help anyone in need, including the enemy. She gets her chance when she is recruited by Captain Ladoux, head of France’s Secret Service.
L'Agent Double: Spies and Martyrs in World War 1 Women Spies Book 3 #ad - One war to End all Wars. Two Sides. But at night she wanders the darkened streets of Belgium as a courier for Allied Intelligence. Told from the viewpoints of these real-life women, L’Agent Double: Spies and Martyrs in the Great War is meticulously researched and keeps you on the edge of your seat. When a war like no one has even seen rages through Europe in 1914, three women are set on a collision course with history.
As one of the first female pilots, Alouette is determined to join the war effort.
Charleston's Daughter The Low Country Series Book 1#ad - She gives Caro a shawl. When he dies, he can’t protect her, and she is cast back into slavery. He raises her for a life she can never have—as a wealthy planter’s daughter. Her conscience goads her into an act of charity. As she grieves for him, she yearns for freedom. Emily jarvie, daughter of a wealthy planter, is content with slavery—until she inherits a slave cousin in Caro.
Charleston's Daughter The Low Country Series Book 1 #ad - She is shocked—and transformed—when Caro has the audacity to ask her for a book instead. Unlikely cousins, unlikely friends, Emily and Caro become unlikely allies as Caro glimpses a path to freedom and Emily begins to question slavery itself. As south carolina hurtles toward secession, will their bond destroy their lives—or set them both free?Charleston’s Daughter is the first book in the historical Low Country series, defiant choices, featuring strong heroines, and a thrilling moment in American history.
Discover this book today! A charleston belle with slavery on her conscience. But she can’t forget her father’s promise. In south carolina in 1858, no friendship could be more dangerous. Caro jarvie’s father, who owns her, loves her and educates her. A slave with rebellion in her heart.
Washington's Lady Women of History Book 2Mustard Seed Press #ad - When a dapper, young george Washington comes into her life, Martha Custis is a young widow with two young children. Known for moving first-person novels of nannerl mozart, Jane Austen, and Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Nancy Moser now brings to life the loves and trials of the first First Lady of the United States.
Washington’s Lady was a Christy Awards finalist. Their love and loyalty toward each other—and the new nation they fight for, lasts a lifetime and is an inspiration even now, after 250 years.
The Culper Ring: The History and Legacy of the Revolutionary War's Most Famous Spy RingCharles River Editors #ad - However, congress thought otherwise, and demanded that Washington defend New York. Washington thus did what he was told, and it nearly resulted in the army’s demise. Washington’s army attempted to fight, but Washington was badly outmaneuvered, and his army was nearly cut off from escape. He thus rushed his army south to defend the city.
Washington guessed correctly, but it would be to no avail. After modern histories brought their story more fully to light, these spies have since become the subject with the historical facts somewhat altered of a recent hit television show, Turn: Washington’s Spies. The city lacked a high point from which to launch a siege, as the peninsula of Boston was fortunate to have.
The withdrawal across new York City was enormously disorderly, with many of Washington's troops so scared that they deserted. In what was arguably the worst defeat of the Revolution, Washington was ashamed, and he also felt betrayed, by both his troops and Congress. Others were sick as a result of the dysentery and smallpox plaguing the Continental Army in New York.
The Culper Ring: The History and Legacy of the Revolutionary War's Most Famous Spy Ring #ad - However, unbeknownst to nearly everyone, washington had some men remain active in New York City: the now famous Culper Ring, one of the Revolution’s first major intelligence efforts. Unlike boston, new York City's terrain featured few defensible positions. The culper ring: the history and legacy of the Revolutionary War’s Most Famous Spy Ring profiles the members of the ring and their activities.
Moreover, washington wasn't sure defending the city was necessary, hoping that an expedition launched toward Quebec like the one Benedict Arnold had led in late 1775 would keep the British away from New York anyway.
A Guardian of Slaves The Livingston Legacy Book 2Huntson Press #ad - She manages this plantation with her father and best friend Whitney Barry. They use the family’s ships and estates to transport escaped slaves along the channels to freedom. Who can willow and whitney trust? One false move or slip could endanger the lives of everyone they love and bring ruin to the Livingston Plantation.
Willow hendricks is now the Lady of Livingston. Masked bandits roam the countryside, but the Guardian and the criminals evade capture. The two women continue her parents’ secret abolitionist mission. He is called the Guardian. Torn by her love for him, can their bond survive his reluctance to support her efforts with the Underground Railroad?Meanwhile, whispers among the quarters sing praises of a mysterious man in the swamps helping slaves escape.
A Guardian of Slaves The Livingston Legacy Book 2 #ad - Willow’s love for bowden armstrong is as strong as ever, but she is not ready to marry and have a family because of her attention to these noble pursuits. A series of accidents and mysterious disappearances raise alarm throughout the region. They believe he will save them from brutal slave catchers and deliver them to the promised land.
The Black Knight's Tune: Ruby's Story The Livingston Legacy: Novella 1Huntson Press #ad - But her skin color isn’t the only hindrance standing in the way of this romance. The unavailable Willow Hendricks has won the eye of Kipling. Torn by her feelings of a love that can never be, will Ruby be able to put the questions of her past to rest? Ruby stewart is a slave living under the false pretenses of a freed black woman in New York in 1853.
The Black Knight's Tune: Ruby's Story The Livingston Legacy: Novella 1 #ad - She struggles with the impossibility of a relationship between a woman of color and a white man. Does ruby dare hope this slave child might be her? Meanwhile her job as a journalist at the Manhattan Observer––a penny newspaper––has Ruby fighting feelings for boss and friend Kipling Reed. Ruby's only recollection of her past is the name Mag, until she receives a letter from friend Willow Hendricks in the South describing a slave girl that passed through her family’s plantation over twenty years ago.
She abides in turmoil longing to know where she came from. This unrest has caused her to be plagued by dreams and visions of a man she calls the Black Knight and a woman with haunting green eyes.
Tudor Duchess The Brandon Trilogy Book 3 - KatherinePreseli Press #ad - Her spanish mother, is queen catherine of aragon’s lady in waiting, Maria de Salinas, so it is a challenging time for them all when King Henry marries the enigmatic Anne Boleyn. Following anne’s dramatic downfall, Katherine marries Charles Brandon, and becomes Duchess of Suffolk at the age of fourteen.
After the short reign of young catherine Howard, and the tragic death of Jane Seymour, Katherine and Brandon are chosen to welcome Anna of Cleves as she arrives in England. When the royal marriage is annulled, Katherine’s good friend, Catherine Parr becomes the king’s sixth wife, and they work to promote religious reform.
Diana jackson"tony riches, interesting, delivers a vividly descriptive, and well-written read here with characters and a setting that totally captivated and intrigued me. Katherine’s protestant faith puts her family in great danger - from which there seems no escape. Katherine’s remarkable true story continues the epic tale of the rise of the Tudors, which began with the best-selling Tudor trilogy and concludes with the reign of Queen Elizabeth I.
Tudor Duchess The Brandon Trilogy Book 3 - Katherine #ad - The characters are wonderfully drawn. Katherine’s young sons are tutored with the future king, Prince Edward, but when Edward dies his Catholic sister Mary is crowned queen. From king to queen to servant, each were brought vividly to life. Discovering diamonds review ‘katherine the duchess’ is a novel which gripped me from the start and I felt great empathy for this strong but extremely wise lady who trod a silken threaded path through life ~ joy ~ fortune ~ but great danger.
Keeper of Slaves: Book Two of Antebellum Struggles#ad - The lives of the plantation owner, collette, colonel Trent Winters, his wife, Tabari and Amana, the slaves, and the myriad of other characters continue in this moving tale of slavery, lust and freedom. The underground railroad, fugitive slave act, and their impact on the lives of citizens come to life in the 1850s era set in New Orleans and the Deep South.
. Embrace freedom!keeper of slaves is Book Two of the Antebellum Struggles series.
The Master of Ships: Charles's Story The Livingston Legacy: Novella 2Huntson Press #ad - Time passes when an innocent outing finds Isabella reliving emotions of love and abandonment she thought were buried. Imprisoned by fear, will unraveled secrets change everything for Charles after he finds her?ISABELLA became smitten with the handsome but troubled businessman from America who rescued her.
Charles hendricks flees to london after his wife gives birth to a child belonging to his younger brother. Devastated, he numbs the pain with drink. A few years later, he returns to London to search for this woman with the goal of setting right his wrongs of the past. Can she still find the peace and safety she so desires? Or will fate continue to unleash a life of inescapable affliction?
The Master of Ships: Charles's Story The Livingston Legacy: Novella 2 #ad - She disappears without a hint of her whereabouts, carrying a secret with the potential to ruin everything Charles holds dear. Charles helps the stranger, unaware the chance encounter would eventually alter his life forever when hidden secrets and feelings are revealed. Leaving a tavern one night he stumbles upon a cloaked female figure lying in a dark alley.
He fled just as their flourishing friendship turned passionate. When the apprenticeship system is abolished, Isabella has no choice but to create another life for herself.