[Free eBook] Ark of Empire: The American Frontier: 1784-1803 by Dale Van Every [US West History]

Ark of Empire: The American Frontier: 1784-1803 by the late Dale Van Every, an early Hollywood screenwriter and film producer, is the 3rd volume in the The Frontier People of America quartet of vintage histories of the western US in the 18th and 19th centuries, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press.

This was originally published in 1977 by Arno Press.

This volume looks at the post-Revolutionary War period and the expansion from the Appalachians to the Mississippi River, covering conflicts with competing British and Spanish interests, as well as the local Native Americans, with chapters devoted to various influential characters from all sides such as Mohawk leader Joseph Brant half-Scottish métis Creek leader Alexander McGillivray and others who shaped the West, as well as the ordinary settlers of Kentucky and Tennessee.

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[Free eBook] Fortress Santa Maria by Gordon Landsborough [Vintage Western]

Fortress Santa Maria by the late English author Gordon Landsborough, a prolific and pioneering multi-genre pulp fiction writer and publisher, is a standalone western historical action adventure novel, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Pioneering imprint.

This was originally published in 1953 by Western Library under the title Lone Cherokee using the pseudonym Mike M’Cracken, and was later reprinted by Robert Hale as part of their Black Horse Western line using the pseudonym Philip Cornwell.

The story stars a Cherokee warrior who is at the centre of a conflict as an American army targets his people as an excuse to seize neighbouring Spanish territory, facing opposition from within by a rival and finding unexpected allies outside.

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[Free eBook] The Genealogy of Understanding by Daniel M. Jaffe [Jewish LGBT Literary Novel]

The Genealogy of Understanding by Daniel M. Jaffe, a Rainbow Award finalist writer and literary translator, is a standalone contemporary literary fiction novel, free for a limited time courtesy of LGBT specialty publisher Lethe Press.

The novel is told in linked stories exploring themes of intertwining Jewish and LGBT identity, relating a gay man’s contemplation of the interactions between and happenings within his family and suburban New Jersey community to assorted Torah readings.

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