Fiction - Historical - Personage

Wetzel

By Richard Fleming

Wetzel by Richard Fleming is a complex, yet thrilling historical novel that follows the life of a compelling character that emerged towards the end of the Revolutionary War, a hunter and a fierce fighter, Lewis Wetzel. He played an invaluable role in the war between...

When Will Papa Get Home?

A Story of Hope
By Larada Horner-Miller

A childhood home is a place that remains deep in our memories for our entire life time. There are other things, little things, that spark a memory, like a blue marble lying in the dirt where it was once thrown away in anger, and later...

Where Dew Drops Shine Bright

A Dramatized Family History (Tall Cotton Rising)
By Reginald C. Holmes

Where Dew Drops Shine Bright: A Dramatized Family History (Tall Cotton Rising) by Reginald C. Holmes is a fictionalized memoir of Reginald’s own family and ancestors, ranging back to three or more generations. Where Dew Drops Shine Bright begins with an introduction by Reginald of...

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Wisconsin Logging Camp, 1921

A Boy's Extraordinary First Year in America
By James Bastian

Wisconsin Logging Camp, 1921: A Boy's Extraordinary First Year in America Working as a "Chickadee" by James Bastian is an interesting tale about an 8-year-old boy, born in Poland, who immigrates with his mother to America. During the voyage, the boy's mother dies, and he...

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Wynfield's Kingdom

A Tale of the London Slums
By Marina Julia Neary

Wynfield's Kingdom: A Tale of the London Slums by Marina Julia Neary is a historical fiction set in the 1830s in the heart of one of London's most notorious slums. Dr. Thomas Grant adopts a ten-year-old thief who was beaten for disobeying his gang leader....

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West

Journey Across the Plains
By David S. Larson

West: Journey Across the Plains by David S. Larson is an amazing chronicle of the journey of the Jennings family. The family plans to travel from Pittsburgh to San Francisco, seeking out their fortunes like so many in the mid to late 1800s. However, tragedy...

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Wai-Nani

A Voice From Old Hawaii
By Linda Ballou

Wai-Nani is an exciting historical drama about a Hawaiian girl from a royal family, who runs away from her family to escape an unwanted wedding. She swims to another island, and there she meets and falls in love with Makaha, who is a son of...

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Welcome to London, William Shakespeare

By D. Lawrence-Young

Welcome to London, William Shakespeare is a fictionalized chronicle of history's most celebrated author and playwright's “lost years” by D. Lawrence-Young. Set against the turbulent Catholic-Protestant bloodbath of Elizabethan England, we start in the Henley Street home of Shakespeare's parents, John and Mary. I was...

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Widder's Landing

By Eddie Price

Craig Ridgway leaves his well-educated home at the age of fifteen because he cannot imagine being in school another year. He moves from Philadelphia to Lancaster where he apprentices himself to the master-gunsmith Jakob Wetzel. When Jakob dies in January 1811, twenty-one year-old Craig loses...

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Why We Don't Kill Spiders

A Tale of Bannockburn
By Bo Macreery

Sir Walter Scott was just a child sitting at the knee of his grandmother listening intently as his she and his Aunt Jenny told the tale of Robert Bruce’s efforts to win Scotland’s freedom from England in 1314. Years later Scott would retell the story...

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