Category: 1800s

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August 7th, 2015 by admin

Remember Me Book
Book Title:

Remember Me

by: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Product rating: 4.8 with 5 reviews

Many young Civil War soldiers valiantly fought for the confederacy – often starving, shoeless, bone tired, and pain drenched. John O’Shee was one of them. He died from exhaustion and disease from that brutal war. One of his deep longings was never to be forgotten. How might he tell his story of the loneliness and difficulties of those days in battle? How could he relate facts after being dead for 87 years? Who would listen? His great grandson Jerimiah O’Shee had an open heart and inquisitive mind. The cares of the day had not dulled his eyes and hope had not yet faded from his dreams. John knew exactly how to contact Jerimiah…and so the story begins.

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April 30th, 2015 by admin

Serafina and the Black Cloak Book
Book Title:

Serafina and the Black Cloak

by: Disney-Hyperion

Product rating: 4.8 with 232 reviews

A mystery-thriller about a strange and intriguing girl who lives secretly in the basement of the grand Biltmore Estate in 1899. Published by Disney Hyperion, the book is written for both young readers and adults. It became a New York Times Bestseller in the first week of its launch and was selected as an Okra Pick for representing “the best in Southern Literature.” (SIBA)

“Never go into the forest, for there are many dangers there, and they will ensnare your soul.”
Serafina has never had a reason to disobey her pa and venture beyond the grounds of Biltmore Estate. There’s plenty to explore in Mr. and Mrs. Vanderbilt’s vast and oppulent home, but she must take care to never be seen. None of the rich folk upstairs know that Serafina exists; she and her pa, the estate’s maintenance man, have lived in the basement for as long as Serafina can remember. She has learned to prowl through the darkened corridors at night, to sneak and hide, using the mansion’s hidden doors and secret passageways.
But when children at the estate start disappearing, only Serafina knows the clues to follow. A terrifying man in a black cloak stalks Biltmore’s corridors at night. Following her own harrowing escape, Serafina risks everything by joining forces with Braeden Vanderbilt, the young nephew of Biltmore’s owners. Braeden and Serafina must uncover the Man in the Black Cloak’s true identity before all of the children vanish one by one.

Serafina’s hunt leads her into the very forest that she has been taught to fear, where she discovers a forgotten legacy of magic. In order to save the children of Biltmore, Serafina must not only face her darkest enemy, but delve into the strange mystery of her own identity.

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