Nunzio Calabrisi is investigating the disappearance of his great-uncle 71 years later. He goes to the one man who was with his uncle when he went missing, while they were on leave during World War II. All that the man can give him is a ring and the skeletal remains of the finger that the ring was on at the time. Nothing makes any sense, and no concrete evidence seems possible to be found. The town where it all occurred seems to be one shrouded in great mystery and intrigue.
A carefully researched work that shows how William Henry Harrison, thanks to the now seemingly racist plans of Thomas Jefferson, catapulted himself to the Presidency based on his greed for land and desire to push Native Americans from their lands.
The Crady family, the wealthiest in the region, once owned the Jones family, of which the Kings are a part. Generations later, Mark Crady and T.L. King have been friends longer than either of them can remember. Once Mark falls in love with T.L.'s little sister, Shylah, he is unsure of how to proceed.
"Most pathetic book I've ever heard"
This audiobook examines some of the ways in which, beginning very early in their interactions with European-Americans, the Cherokee began to adopt white culture and make it their own. They modeled much of their way of life on the way of life of their white neighbors, so much so that many of them sided with the Confederacy during the Civil War.
Thomas Perkins, stumbling and drunk, feels that the moon is hanging big and bright to torment him, to remind him of his pain. It serves only to put him in his place and keep him there. If not for the jilts of his best friend, Jim, he would not find any semblance of peace, yet Jim, the only source of reason in his life, cannot convince him of the foolishness of his claims.
"An Interesting Irony Between Friends"
From the earliest moments of contact until after World War I, find out what debates raged on behalf of and against Native Americans, how their culture was stripped from them, citizenship denied them, and the schemes against them, to not only steal their land but to make them white. Their contributions to society have been monumental and immeasurable, but their rewards have been few and almost unseen.
Some of these plans were intended to wipe out Native Americans entirely while some others were meant to curtail efforts of Native Americans, push them away, keep them in controlled environments, completely subjugated, while forcing them to cede nearly all of their lands, at the most minimal of prices, keeping them forever subservient to and dependent upon their white "masters."
Vernon and Michelle Robson think that getting their new home is the best thing that could have ever happened to them; however, they soon learn that there is much more to its old-fashioned charm, much more lurking beneath its floorboards and in its shadows. The house is a gateway, a keep of souls, those within it waiting for their opportunity to once more find vessels to inhabit. Will Vernon sacrifice himself to save his family? Will his son forever remain the key to it all?
John Stuart Tapscott, after service to the Confederacy and his home state of Virginia, heads westward to find a life that doesn't resemble a mockery of everything he's ever known. After brief stops, he finds himself an adopted member of a small band of Osage that have wandered to Texas. A series of events thereafter display the necessity to him of his leaving his new family and trekking further.
These are 11 of the strangest tales ever told. Eight of them happened to the author and are 100-percent true. The rest could be. Dare to venture further and find out for yourself?
Sarris, an escaped slave, must make his way to safety and avoid the king's men. Falling in with the People of the Wood, he learns that only the legendary Blade of Anslor can save himself and his new friends from the wrath of the king and his evil plans. The sword lies far away and has not been seen for so long that its existence can only be hoped for.
Neill cannot live without Maria. Tangled in her web of deceit, he finally gives up, meeting woman after woman who would only break his heart.
Scotland was eventually victorious in their war for independence, but what were the causes for the war, and why should an already independent nation need to reestablish its sovereignty? Scots today view Edward I as a cruel tyrant and cannot bear for his name to be spoken, some going so far as to write plays as a testament to his cruelty, while many English view him as a national hero. He was known as the "Hammer of the Scots" for his treatment and ferocity in his Scottish campaign.
Don't go to sleep. These tales will surely haunt your dreams. No one awakens from their dark embrace. If your nightmares are not filled with a child murderer and a reanimated, murderous corpse, you will never find rest from the deadly secrets of the past, dismemberment, or being buried alive. Sleep if you dare. Run if you can. You will never be safe again.
"The Masquerade of Death": Targar Negary entombs his only surviving child in a sarcophagus, possibly thinking her to be a victim of the Black Plague that is sweeping Europe. Poor Talis must endure agonizing and seemingly-endless hours of torture within her tomb, wondering who emplaced her there and why, if it was her father, seeking some sort of punishment. With Talis' air running out, she does not believe that she can survive this entombment and find out the reason for it.
One collection of random poetry I've written from 2006 to 2011, covering love, hate, angst, frustration, and longing of the soul. The first in a set to be released.
Francis Marion, hero of the American Revolution or anti-hero? Ride alongside the man, the myth, the legend. Read the interwoven stories of his men within the story. See the cruelty that created a nation. Learn about the idealized barbarity of men to dedicate and consecrate a land for the lost and hopeless, the wretched masses yearning to be free. Based on true events.
Attorney Richard Ratner awakes in a mental institution, accused of killing his only child. Unable to cope, unable to understand, Richard escapes and sets out to discover who really committed the murder, how, and why is there much more going on than Richard understands, much more in his own mind? If it were a movie, imagine Edge of Darkness meets Identity meets Shutter Island.
For centuries, most Native Americans lived in a state of limbo, neither citizen nor foreigner, at times, considered part of "domestic dependent nations," but never really having full rights. It was not until after their efforts in World War I that universal citizenship was given to Native Americans.
Kevin Kendrick must come to terms with his grandfather not being who he's always been thought to be and that he killed Kevin's real grandfather decades ago. As times wears on, Kevin feels his mind slipping away, with each tick of the clock stealing something from him. Can he learn to forgive and put everything in the past, where it's always been, or can he, a mild-mannered man, bring justice full circle?
"Great Narrator & Story!"