Readers: Library

Here's a selected bibliography of books I've used for research.

Colonial America, War of Independence, Southern Theater, Indians

Babits, Lawrence E. A Devil of a Whipping: The Battle of Cowpens. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1998.

Barefoot, Daniel W. Touring South Carolina's Revolutionary War Sites. Winston-Salem, North Carolina: John F. Blair Publisher, 1999.

Bass, Robert D. The Green Dragoon. Columbia, South Carolina: Sandlapper Press, Inc., 1973.

Boatner, Mark M. III. Encyclopedia of the American Revolution. Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania: Stackpole Books, 1994.

Buchanan, John. The Road to Guilford Courthouse: The American Revolution in the Carolinas. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1997.

Butler, Lindley S. North Carolina and the Coming of the Revolution, 1763-1776. Zebulon, North Carolina: Theo. Davis Sons, Inc., 1976.

Butler, Lindley S. and Alan D. Watson, eds. The North Carolina Experience. Chapel Hill, North Carolina: The University of North Carolina Press, 1984.

Campbell, Colin, ed. Journal of Lieutenant Colonel Archibald Campbell. Darien, Georgia: The Ashantilly Press, 1981.

Cashin, Edward J. The King's Ranger: Thomas Brown and the American Revolution on the Southern Frontier. New York: Fordham University Press, 1999.

Dunkerly, Robert M. Redcoats on the River: Southeastern North Carolina in the Revolutionary War. Wilmington, North Carolina: Dram Tree Books, 2008.

Dunkerly, Robert M. and Eric K. Williams. Old Ninety Six: A History and Guide. Charleston, South Carolina: The History Press, 2006.

Fryar, Jack E., Jr., ed. Benson J. Lossing's Pictorial Field-Book of the Revolution in the Carolinas & Georgia. Wilmington, North Carolina: Dram Tree Books, 2005.

Gilgun, Beth. Tidings from the Eighteenth Century. Texarkana, Texas: Scurlock Publishing Co., Inc., 1993.

Hagist, Don N. A British Soldier's Story: Roger Lamb's Narrative of the American Revolution. Baraboo, Wisconsin: Ballindaloch Press, 2004.

Higginbotham, Don. The War of American Independence: Military Attitudes, Policies, and Practice 1763 - 1789. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1971.

Hudson, Charles. The Southeastern Indians. Knoxville, Tennessee: The University of Tennessee Press, 1992.

Kars, Marjoleine. Breaking Loose Together: The Regulator Rebellion in Pre-Revolutionary North Carolina. Chapel Hill, North Carolina: The University of North Carolina Press, 2002.

Lee, Wayne E. Crowds and Soldiers in Revolutionary North Carolina: The Culture of Violence in Riot and War. Gainesville, Florida: The University Press of Florida, 2001.

Mayer, Holly. Belonging to the Army: Camp Followers and Community During the American Revolution. Columbia, South Carolina: The University of South Carolina Press, 1996.

Manucy, Albert. The Houses of St. Augustine: Notes on the Architecture from 1565 to 1821. St. Augustine, Florida: The St. Augustine Historical Society, 1962.

Morrill, Dan L. Southern Campaigns of the American Revolution. Mount Pleasant, South Carolina: The Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company of America, Inc., 1993.

Neumann, George C., and Frank J. Kravic. Collector's Illustrated Encyclopedia of the American Revolution. Texarkana, Texas: Scurlock Publishing Company, Inc., 1997.

Padron, Francisco Morales, ed. The Journal of Don Francisco Saavedra de Sangronis, 1780-1783. Gainesville, Florida: University of Florida Press, 1989.

Peckham, Howard H. The Toll of Independence: Engagements and Battle Casualties of the American Revolution. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1974.

Sackrison, Leslie "Nicki." Awesome Women: Some Famous... Others Infamous... and Those Who Were Lost in History. Marietta, Georgia: FirstWorks Publishing Co., Inc., 2007.

Schaw, Janet. Journal of a Lady of Quality: Being the Narrative of a Journey from Scotland to the West Indies, North Carolina, And Portugal, in the Years 1774-1776. New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 1921.

Scotti, Dr. Anthony J., Jr. Brutal Virtue: the Myth and Reality of Banastre Tarleton. Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, Inc., 2002.

Steen, Sandra and Susan Steen. Historic St. Augustine. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Dillon Press, 1997.

Tunis, Edwin. Colonial Craftsmen and the Beginnings of American Industry. Baltimore, Maryland: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1965.

Waterbury, Jean Parker, ed. The Oldest City: St. Augustine, Saga of Survival. St. Augustine, Florida: The St. Augustine Historical Society, 1983.

Watson, Alan D. Wilmington: Port of North Carolina. Columbia, South Carolina: University of South Carolina Press, 1992.

--. Society in Colonial North Carolina. Raleigh, North Carolina: North Carolina Division of Archives and History, 1996.

--. Wilmington, North Carolina, to 1861. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2003.


Beckworth, Harry. Selling the Invisible: A Field Guide to Modern Marketing. New York: Warner Books, Inc., 1997.

Blanco, Jodee. The Complete Guide to Book Publicity. New York: Allworth Press, 2004.

Collins, Jim. Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...and Others Don't. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2001.

Deval, Jacqueline. Publicize Your Book! An Insider's Guide to Getting Your Book the Attention It Deserves. New York: Perigee, 2003.

Levinson, Jay Conrad, Rick Frishman and Michael Larsen. Guerrilla Marketing for Writers: 100 Weapons for Selling Your Work. Cincinnati, Ohio: Writer's Digest Books, 2001.

Mark, Margaret and Carol S. Pearson. The Hero and the Outlaw: Building Extraordinary Brands Through the Power of Archetypes. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2001.

Ross, Marilyn and Tom Ross. Jump Start Your Book Sales: A Money-Making Guide for Authors, Independent Publishers and Small Presses. Buena Vista, Colorado: Communication Creativity, 1999.

At the Heart of Writing

Bolen, Jean Shinoda, M.D. Goddesses in Everywoman: A New Psychology of Women. New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1984.

Bolen, Jean Shinoda, M.D. Gods in Everyman: A New Psychology of Men's Lives and Loves. New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1989.

Buckham, Mary and Dianna Love. Break Into Fiction: 11 Steps to Building a Story That Sells. Cincinnati, Ohio: Adams Media, 2009.

Campbell, Joseph. The Power of Myth. New York: Anchor, 1991.

Campbell, Joseph. The Hero With a Thousand Faces. Novato, California: New World Library, 2008.

Ephron, Hallie. Writing and Selling Your Mystery Novel: How to Knock 'Em Dead With Style. Cincinnati, Ohio: Writer's Digest Books, 2005.

Iglesias, Karl. Writing for Emotional Impact: Advanced Dramatic Techniques to Attract, Engage, and Fascinate the Reader from Beginning to End. Livermore, California: WingSpan Press, 2005.

Jackson, Christine A. Myth and Ritual in Women's Detective Fiction. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2002.

Mazis, Glen A. The Trickster, Magician & Grieving Man: Reconnecting Men with Earth. Santa Fe, New Mexico: Bear & Company, 2004.

Moore, Robert, and Douglas Gillette. King, Warrior, Magician, Lover: Rediscovering the Archetypes of the Mature Masculine. New York: HarperOne, 1991.

Murdock, Maureen. The Heroine's Journey: Women's Quest for Wholeness. Boston: Shambhala Publications, Inc., 1990.

Pearson, Carol S. Awakening the Heroes Within: Twelve Archetypes to Help Us Find Ourselves and Transform the World. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1991.

Roerden, Chris. Don't Sabotage Your Submission: Save Your Manuscript from Turning Up D.O.A. Rock Hill, South Carolina: Bella Rosa Books, 2008.

Schmidt, Victoria Lynn. 45 Master Characters: Mythic Models for Creating Original Characters. Cincinnati, Ohio: Writer's Digest Books, 2001.

Vogler, Christopher. The Writer's Journey: Mythic Structure for Storytellers & Screenwriters. Studio City, California: Michael Wiese Productions, 1992.

Wheat, Carolyn. How to Write Killer Fiction: The Funhouse of Mystery & the Roller Coaster of Suspense. Santa Barbara, California: Perseverance Press, John Daniel & Company, 2003.

The Dark Side

De Becker, Gavin. The Gift of Fear: Survival Signs That Protect Us From Violence. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 1997.

Hare, Robert D., Ph.D. Without Conscience: the Disturbing World of the Psychopaths Among Us. New York: The Guilford Press, 1999.

Stout, Martha, Ph.D. The Sociopath Next Door. New York: Broadway Books, 2005.