Hometown Heroines (True Stories of Bravery, Daring & Adventure)

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During the 1800s, daring and courageous girls across America left their unique mark on history.

Milly Cooper galloped 9 miles through hostile Indian Territory to summon help when Fort Cooper was under attack.

Belle Boyd risked her life spying for the Rebels during the Civil War.

Kate Shelly, when she was 15, crawled across a nearly washed-out railroad bridge during a ferocious thunderstorm to warn the next train.

Lucille Mulhall, age 14, outperformed cowboys to become the World’s First Famous Cowgirl.

These are just a few of the inspiring true stories inside Hometown Heroines—American Girls who faced danger and adversity and made a difference in their world.

AWARDS:
Winner, Children's Literary Classics' Seal of Approval
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About the author

When Betty Bolté was in ninth grade, she vowed to bring history to life, to make it enjoyable to read. Today, she does just that. Visit www.bettybolte.com to learn more about Betty and her other works.
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Publisher
ePublishing Works!
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Published on
Oct 9, 2012
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Pages
190
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ISBN
9781614173601
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Romance / Historical / General
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This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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"Betty Bolte transports readers back to a time where fear and uncertainty mingled with the peace and beauty of a New America." ~Verified Amazon Review

Modern Medicine Challenged Durring the Revolutionary War, Midwife Confronts Doctor in SAMANTHA'S SECRET by Betty Bolte

Charleston, South Carolina, december 1782
Midwife and healer, Samantha McAlester returns from the front lines to find Charles Town under British siege and the town's new doctor at war with its citizens.
Dr. Trent Cunningham intends to build a hospital staffed solely with educated doctors. What he doesn't need is a raven-haired charlatan spooning out herbs and false promises to his patients, while tempting him at every turn.
Then a mutual friend develops a mysterious infection. Trenton is stumped. Samantha suspects the cure but knows treatment will expose her long-guarded secret, risking all she holds dear... including Trenton.

PUBLISHER'S NOTE:
Betty Bolte is known for her detailed research and true-to-period imagery. Her work delights readers who appreciate a historical experience with strong female characters. This story does NOT contain vulgar language and DOES include mildly explicit sexual situations. We hope you enjoy it!

REVIEWS:
"There was a whole lot to love about this historical romance – a strong heroine, a determined hero, and a nice glimpse of the past that was told through the story. " ~Em & M Books
"The writing is wonderful. The storyline is compelling. The danger will keep you apprehensive until the very end. The female characters are intelligent, creative, loyal and strong." ~Laura S. Reading

A MORE PERFECT UNION SERIES, in order:
Emily's Vow
Amy's Choice
Samantha's Secret
Evelyn's Promise

"Betty Bolte transports readers back to a time where fear and uncertainty mingled with the peace and beauty of a New America." ~Verified Amazon Review

Modern Medicine Challenged Durring the Revolutionary War, Midwife Confronts Doctor in SAMANTHA'S SECRET by Betty Bolte

Charleston, South Carolina, december 1782
Midwife and healer, Samantha McAlester returns from the front lines to find Charles Town under British siege and the town's new doctor at war with its citizens.
Dr. Trent Cunningham intends to build a hospital staffed solely with educated doctors. What he doesn't need is a raven-haired charlatan spooning out herbs and false promises to his patients, while tempting him at every turn.
Then a mutual friend develops a mysterious infection. Trenton is stumped. Samantha suspects the cure but knows treatment will expose her long-guarded secret, risking all she holds dear... including Trenton.

PUBLISHER'S NOTE:
Betty Bolte is known for her detailed research and true-to-period imagery. Her work delights readers who appreciate a historical experience with strong female characters. This story does NOT contain vulgar language and DOES include mildly explicit sexual situations. We hope you enjoy it!

REVIEWS:
"There was a whole lot to love about this historical romance – a strong heroine, a determined hero, and a nice glimpse of the past that was told through the story. " ~Em & M Books
"The writing is wonderful. The storyline is compelling. The danger will keep you apprehensive until the very end. The female characters are intelligent, creative, loyal and strong." ~Laura S. Reading

A MORE PERFECT UNION SERIES, in order:
Emily's Vow
Amy's Choice
Samantha's Secret
Evelyn's Promise

"Beautifully descriptive passages paint vivid images making the reader experience the times." ~Laura S. Reading, Amazon Verified Reviewer

A Nation's Secrets Forestall Marriage Amid Scandal and Lies in EMILY'S VOW, a Historical American Romance by Betty Bolte

Charleston, South Carolina, October 1782
Emily Sullivan's greatest fear is dying in childbirth, as did her twin sister and their mother. Then she's thrown in a loyalist prison for her privateering father's raids on the British, and her accuser--a former beau--promises to recant if she will marry him.
Frank Thomson always loved Emily despite her refusal to return his affections. A patriot spy posing as a loyalist officer, when Frank learns of Emily's plight, he challenges her accuser to a duel.
Freed from prison, Emily ponders returning the affections of her rescuer--the only man she's ever loved and who married her twin to save the Sullivan family's reputation. But Frank cannot afford to be discovered. For the sake of young America, he must deliver his secrets.

AWARDS:
International Book Awards, Finalist

PUBLISHER'S NOTE:
Betty Bolte is known for her detailed research and true-to-period imagery. Her work delights readers who appreciate a historical experience. This story does NOT contain vulgar language and DOES include mildly explicit sexual situations. We hope you enjoy it!

REVIEWS:
"Truly a marvel to read and I loved every minute of the story." ~Lynelle, Touring Host Reviewer
"I recommend to all that want to learn more about the process of the American Revolution and the experiences of the women in the 18th century." ~Deniza Futuro, eBook Discovery Reviewer

A MORE PERFECT UNION SERIES, in order:
Emily's Vow
Amy's Choice
Samantha's Secret
Evelyn's Promise

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