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Hanging Katherine Garrett: A Novel based on the 1737 Trial of a Pequot Woman

By: Abigail Davis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2003

Seller ID: D1922

ISBN: 0788419226

Condition: 234 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2003, 5.5x8.5, paper, 234 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


In present-day Minneapolis a graduate student, Karla Palmer, discovers a sermon that was preached at the 1738 hanging of Katherine Garrett, a Pequot Indian woman who was executed for the murder of her bastard child. The baby's body was found in the barn of a Congregationalist minister to whom Katherine was bound as a servant. She pled not guilty at her trial and records show that a huge courtroom scene ensued when the verdict was announced. Karla, smelling a cover-up, follows the obscured paper trail into the past, back to the Pequot War, searching for the identity of the person Katherine accu... View more info

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The Trees: First Book In Awakening Land

By: Conrad Richter

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Ohio University Press / Swallow Press:

Seller ID: 409786

ISBN: 0821409786

Condition: 167 pages, 175 pages • Paperback, paperback / softcover, Ohio University Press / Swallow Press


Toward the close of the eighteenth century, the land west of the Alleghenies and north of the Ohio River was an unbroken sea of trees. Beneath them the forest trails were dark, silent, and lonely, brightened only by a few lost beams of sunlight. Here, in the first novel of Conrad Richter's Awakening Land trilogy, the Lucketts, a wild, woods-faring family, lived their roaming life, pushing ever westward as the frontier advanced and as new settlements threatened their isolation.Also available:The Fields: Second Book In Awakening Land TrilogyThe Town: Third Book In Awakening Land Tril... View more info

The Saxon Chronicle: Vol. 2 The Heirs

By: Jane Ellen Swan

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Vantage Press: 2001

Seller ID: 137169

Condition: 741 pages, 10 x 7, hardback, Vantage Press


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The Saxon Chronicle: The Millers' Daughters

By: Jane Ellen Swan

Price: $26.95

Publisher: Vantage Press: 1999

Seller ID: 128595

Condition: 880 pages, 10 x 7, hardback, Vantage Press


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The Spy in Crinoline: Antonia Ford’s Civil War

By: Karla Vernon

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2006

Seller ID: V3642

ISBN: 0788436422

Condition: 226 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2006, 5.5x8.5, paper, 226 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This intriguing novel offers a unique perspective on the Civil War. Antonia Ford, who lives at the important Civil War crossroads of Fairfax Courthouse, Virginia, finds it impossible to be a neutral bystander during the conflict. Initially, as the oldest child in a prosperous secessionist family, Antonia passes important information on troop movements to her friends in the Confederate army. When she is thrown in prison for spying, circumstances place her together with a handsome man she admires, Major Joseph Willard, a Union officer. Her prison ordeal and being sent South draw them closer to e... View more info

“...And She Smiled, Because She Knew...”

By: Margaret Ridgely Bergenstjerna

Price: $28.95

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2004)

Seller ID: B3450

ISBN: 0788434500

Condition: 300 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2004), 2005, 5.5x8.5, paper, 300 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This is a true story. It is a poorly disguised portrait of the author's own life, and her love for her husband Axel, even as it depicts the life story of her maternal grandmother Emily McAlpin. It began in 1913 at a gala evening party at the home of a prominent family in Trenton, New Jersey. Emily was close to middle age, a woman of stunning beauty and charm and with a disarming wit and intelligence. When her host introduced the guest of honor, the current of a force so far unknown to her embraced her mind and body. Alexander, a writer by profession, looked at her, and she knew… Two adul... View more info

The World of William Spry, Esquire: A Journey through Everyday Georgian England by a Recreated Eighteenth-Century Man

By: Richard Rutherford-Moore

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2004

Seller ID: R2538

ISBN: 0788425382

Condition: 212 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2004, 5.5x8.5, paper, 212 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Foreword by Bernard Cornwell. "This is the world of William Spry, Richard Rutherford-Moore's world. He does not romanticize it, but tells it as it was through the minutiae of everyday life. So we are fortunate that here he gives us a glimpse of that world, and brings it alive to let us know what we have lost." -Bernard Cornwell, Bestselling author of the Richard Sharpe novels.Richard Rutherford-Moore is perhaps best known for the character of Rifleman Moore of the 95th Rifles, a typical soldier of Wellington's Army of the Peninsular War and Waterloo Campaign. He contributed both off an... View more info