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Ghost Light On Graveyard Shoal

Author : Elizabeth McDavid Jones
ISBN : 9781497646582
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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On an island off the coast of Virginia, the daughter of a US Lifesaver investigates a series of suspicious shipwrecks It’s 1895. Rhoda Midyette lives on Glenn Island, where her father is keeper of the US Lifesaving Station. He leads rescue operations whenever a ship hits the dangerous shoals around the island—which has happened far too often lately. One stormy night, when Rhoda and her father’s team help the survivors off their destroyed boat, she spies a mysterious light on the cape above Graveyard Shoal. The next day, she finds footprints in the sand. Is someone deliberately causing the collisions? Swaying their lanterns so the sailors will navigate toward the perilous shallows instead of away from them? Or is it a ghost light—and are the footprints those of the mythical mangled mariner? As she digs deeper, Rhoda uncovers clues that threaten everything she knows. With so much at stake—including her best-friendship with the gravely ill Pearl—Rhoda has to trust in herself and find a way to save lives. This ebook includes a historical afterword.

Mystery On Skull Island

Author : Elizabeth McDavid Jones
ISBN : 9781497646568
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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In 1724, Rachel Howell leaves New York for South Carolina . . . and plunges into a dangerous world of pirates and hidden treasure that threatens her family’s future When New York–born and –raised Rachel Howell sails for South Carolina to be reunited with her father, the last thing she expects is to be attacked by pirates! She’s lucky to escape with her life, but the attackers take a pearl necklace belonging to her dead mother. Things go from bad to worse when Rachel arrives safely in Charles Town and learns her father is getting married again. The one bright spot is her friendship with Sally Pugh, the daughter of the local tavern owner. Until Papa’s bride-to-be arrives . . . and forbids Rachel from seeing Sally. Determined to remain friends, Rachel and Sally search for a secret place to meet. They discover a hidden island in the Charles Town port, containing a sinkhole filled with quicksand, rocks with mysterious markings, . . . and a human skull. But when the girls are stranded overnight and overhear men in a hidden lagoon, they realize they’ve stumbled onto something big. It could destroy Rachel’s father’s business . . . and Rachel’s life. This ebook includes a historical afterword.

Missing Grace

Author : Elizabeth McDavid Jones
ISBN : 1593696590
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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In the summer of 1935, twelve-year-old Kit Kittredge's dog Grace mysteriously vanishes and Kit tries to figure out who took her and why. Includes information about pets and dog shows during the Great Depression.

Ghost Ship Of Diamond Shoals

Author : Bland Simpson
ISBN : 0807856177
Genre : History
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In the misty dawn of January 31, 1921, a Coast Guardsman on watch at the Cape Hatteras Life-Saving Station sighted a mighty five-masted schooner, all sails set, wrecked on the treacherous Diamond Shoals. Rescuers rushed to the ship, but when they arrived

How To Write Killer Historical Mysteries

Author : Kathy Lynn Emerson
ISBN : 1880284928
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This useful, fascinating, and complete guide will inspire and delight writersand readersof historical mysteries. Emerson demonstrates how she and her colleagues bring history to life, rather than merely writing contemporary mystery in costume. Her voice is warm and friendly and her tips practical. At the core of the book is her personal take on the process of writing and selling historical mysteries, and includes contributions from over forty other historical mysteries writers, including Laurie King, Anne Perry, Stephen Saylor, Elizabeth Peters practical advice anecdotes suggestions for research input from assorted editors, booksellers, reviewers, and historical mystery fans Ranging from ancient civilizations to the Japanese samurai era, to the modern private eye, here's a vast historical panorama for readers who enjoy their murder and mayhem along with past mores and morals.

For Younger Readers

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ISBN : WISC:89121899298
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The Devil S Tramping Ground And Other North Carolina Mystery Stories

Author : Sue Harden
ISBN : 9780807866771
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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From the first colonization at Roanoke Island, the bizarre and inexplicable have shrouded the Tar Heel State. From history and legend, John Harden records ominous events that have shaped or colored state history.

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Danger At The Wild West Show

Author : Alison Hart
ISBN : 158485717X
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Twelve-year-old Rose sets out to prove her brother's innocence when he is accused of shooting a politician during a Wild West Show performance in Louisville, Kentucky, in 1886. Simultaneous.

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