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Seminole Sunset By Charlotte Martin
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Seminole Sunset is an action-packed, highly-charged, riveting, emotional, suspenseful, fictional novel about the Florida Seminole Indian nation, Florida territory life, self-sacrificing devotion... More > & love of White Cloud & Ilsa (husband & wife), God, plantation life, slavery, Trail of Tears to Oklahoma, and war. Story is full of excitement which stirs the emotions. This book (based on many 1835 historical facts) would make an outstanding block-buster of a movie!< Less
Metal Detecting Seminole Indian War Sites By James M. Gray
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Seminole Indian War Sites were manned by both military and civilians during the three Seminole Indian Wars in the early 1800's and some were later used as camp and fortification sites during the War... More > Between the States; by both Confederate and Union soldiers and are a part of that period of history with many now protected and preserved by civilian and state authorities as well. I was with such sites that James Gray began his years of research in Florida, not only locating many unknown sites, but also documenting and recording many of them with the office of the Division of Archives and History in the State of Florida. Being recognized by Florida state officials allowed the Florida Historical Research Foundation to approach private property owners about suspected fortification sites that might lie on their land. As a result many lost sites were rediscovered, completely mapped and state authorized records filed revealing their location and existence; preserving some for future state parks.< Less
Seminole Mascot: Osceola, the Seminole Tribe, and their celebration by Florida State University By James B. Ford
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"Seminole Mascot" is on the Native American mascot controversy. In that controversy, FSU's fans, students and alumni, are all deemed “racist.” And at least one activist has... More > called the Seminole “hang around the fort Indians,” because they let FSU use their name. And so some activists put this controversy in terms of “good against evil.” The evil - of course - is the unfeeling, all-encompassing “White Oppressor.” But the truth seems a bit more complex, as explored in the 27 chapters of this book. Each chapter is no more than three pages long, including notes, and is modeled after a newspaper-style column. These 27 columns explore topics including the conflict between cherished First Amendment freedoms. For example, here free speech is pitted against the right of a people to have their "sacred images" treated with respect. Through it all there is much to learn from the "unconquered Seminole," prime examples of the kind of "freedom and defiance" we could use about now.< Less
Osceola the Seminole; or, The Red Fawn of the Flower Land By Mayne Reid
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Thomas Mayne Reid (April 4, 1818 – October 22, 1883), was a... More > Scots-Irish American novelist. "Captain" Reid wrote many adventure novels akin to those written by Frederick Marryat and Robert Louis Stevenson. He was a great admirer of Lord Byron. These novels contain action that takes place primarily in untamed settings: the American West, Mexico, South Africa, the Himalayas, and Jamaica.Reid was born in Ballyroney, a small hamlet near Katesbridge, County Down, in the north of Ireland, the son of Rev. Thomas Mayne Reid Sr., who was a senior clerk of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland. His father wanted him to become a Presbyterian minister, so in September 1834 he enrolled at the Royal Belfast Academical Institution. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Mayne_Reid< Less
Friendly Texas Indians and some who weren't By Barbara Barton
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Friendly Texas Indians describes individuals who tried to help the young Texas country as settlers arrived from the east. Chiefs Flacco, Placido,and John Gopher were great scouts who helped men like... More > Texas Ranger Jack Hays and Col. Ranald McKenzie fight the agressive tribes. Black Seminole scouts won many medals of honor. Jumano Indians were a gentle, kind group who helped the Spanish explorers as they made their first trip through Texas. The climax account of each of these Texas tribes is a riveting story.< Less
Far from Paradise By Bren Yarbrough Bruhn
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EXCLUSIVE LULU VERSION In the aftermath of an Indian attack, Jordyn regains consciousness only to discover she cannot recall her name, her past, or even the reason she was there in the first place.... More > Inexplicably drawn to handsome Grayson Prophitt, the half-Seminole Indian who rescues her, Jordyn will soon learn that the only thing worse than not knowing her identity… Is finding out who she really is! In a place... Far from Paradise.< Less
Far From Paradise By Bren Yarbrough Bruhn
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In the aftermath of an Indian attack, Jordyn regains consciousness only to discover she cannot recall her name, her past, or even the reason she was there in the first place. Inexplicably drawn to... More > handsome Grayson Prophitt, the half-Seminole Indian who rescues her, Jordyn will soon learn that the only thing worse than not knowing her identity… Is finding out who she really is! In a place... Far from Paradise.< Less
THE PRICE OF EDEN By Bren Yarbrough Bruhn
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With the help of half-Seminole Indian, Hunter Prophitt, Cait McCandless flees New Orleans and the manipulations of her father for a new beginning in the Florida wilderness. Soon after her arrival,... More > however, her dreams of a new life are threatened by an unexpected death, a suspicious business deal, and an imminent Indian war. WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT "THE PRICE OF EDEN" Generally I don't read much historical fiction, but I found myself engrossed in this novel. The characters are ones I'll remember for a long time to come, which is something I can only say that about a handful of characters I've read in the past forty years...< Less
THE PRICE OF EDEN By Bren Yarbrough Bruhn
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With the help of half-Seminole Indian, Hunter Prophitt, Cait McCandless flees New Orleans and the manipulations of her father for a new beginning in the Florida wilderness. Soon after her arrival,... More > however, her dreams of a new life are threatened by an unexpected death, a suspicious business deal, and an imminent Indian war. WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT "THE PRICE OF EDEN" Generally I don't read much historical fiction, but I found myself engrossed in this novel. The characters are ones I'll remember for a long time to come, which is something I can only say that about a handful of characters I've read in the past forty years...< Less
FORGOTTEN PROMISES By CRYSTAL MAY
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Evelyn Carlton, daughter of the Duke of Hampshire, would never have imagined she’d run away and fall in love with a man who was not as English as she. Nevertheless, she finds herself head over... More > heels in love with a handsome, rugged Seminole Indian. The decision to love Dark Thunder is easy, but the decision to give up her heritage––much more challenging. Can she survive the primitive Florida swamp and the hard life of the Seminole tribe? Dark Thunder can’t help being drawn to the delicate white flower whom he carries in his strong arms one foggy night. He also can’t help being repelled, for she is not one of his tribe. Her white race has driven his quiet peaceful tribe into the hot humid swamps of southern Florida. A warrior with strong principles, Dark Thunder must decide between loving Evy and the life he’s been raised to live.< Less