Download or read Anne of the Fens PDF, written by Gretchen Gibbs and published by Glenmere Press. This book was released on 2015-04-30 with total page 160 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Should Anne risk arrest and scandal to help a fugitive escape? Her decision will change her life. In 1628, with England torn by conflict, fifteen-year old Anne Dudley helps a rebel escape from Tattershall Castle through the watery fens. Pursued by the sheriff and his men, who view her Puritan family as traitors to the king, Anne risks more than the loss of her reputation as the daughter of the earl's steward - she also risks death. Set in a period when women and men were burned or hanged for their religion, the novel tells the story of a girl who must cope with a woman’s feelings while she struggles with romantic turmoil, political danger, and doubts about her own beliefs. When she takes up her pen, we glimpse the grown Anne Dudley Bradstreet, whose Colonial writings are still loved and honored today. From a talented new voice in historical fiction, Gretchen Gibbs’ Anne of the Fens joins The Book of Maggie Bradstreet in The Bradstreet Chronicles. Records about the author's well-known ancestors give birth to her stories. Read the series—enriched by the historical content in each book's back pages—in any order.
Download or read The Book of Maggie Bradstreet PDF, written by Gretchen Gibbs and published by Glenmere Press. This book was released on 2012-03-29 with total page 196 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Stop a terrible wrong or blindly follow her elders? What happens near Salem when Maggie must choose? Maggie Bradstreet is a curious girl of thirteen with a mind of her own, which can get her into trouble in Puritan New England. She wants nothing more than to prove to her brother's friend Job that she is no longer a child, but when witches are discovered in the community of Andover, Massachusetts, her world turns upside down. Maggie’s diary tells of excitement turned to horror as more and more people are accused of witchcraft, and her best friend's mother is taken off to jail. She tries to save her friends and in the end must save herself. The Book of Maggie Bradstreet is the untold and remarkable story of what happened to those accused of witchcraft in Andover, just a few miles from Salem. From a talented new voice in YA historical fiction, Gretchen Gibbs’ The Book of Maggie Bradstreet is companion to Anne of the Fens in the gripping Bradstreet Chronicles. The series—historical fiction based on written records about the author's own ancestors—can be read in any order. Each includes an afterword with additional historical content.
Download or read Ratgirl PDF, written by and published by . This book was released on 2013-12-31 with total page 210 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Sixteen-year-old streetwise orphan, Jax Stone is an expert at surviving in a dangerous city, where rats rival the homeless for food and shelter, but she?s an amateur at fighting the immoral mayor when he kidnaps her little brother. Desperation demands she quickly master the role of courageous opponent. In an effort to outwit the diabolical mayor, she uses her hypnotic singing voice to lead rats to their death, and all the children to safety, in a dying city cursed by the deadly sun.