Buried Treasures: The Age of Manifest Destiny

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AuthorHouse, Jun 13, 2005 - Fiction - 372 pages
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Buried Treasures, The Age of Manifest Destiny

is a story that begins with the expansion of Spanish power and the invasion of Hispaniola in 1492 - and on through the occupation of North America, South America, Central America, Mexico, and Cuba by the Republic of Spain who wanted power and would use any means to obtain it, in order to rule the world. Then, on a smaller scale at the beginning of the 19th century, the new Americans believed that it was their destiny to spread its borders to include the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans in their quest for Manifest Destiny. All believing that their social worth was superior.     

The story then takes us through the Hatian Revolution, the Louisiana Purchase, the Battle of New Orleans, the rescue of Napoleon from St. Helena, and finally to the burial of the privateer Jean Lafitte. However, that is not the end of our story. Lafitte’s legacy lived on, in his beautiful young daughter, Angelique.

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About the author (2005)

The author has worked in the field of Human Services, mostly as a mental health Counselor and Program Director, for 30 years. She holds a B.A. in Psychology with graduate work in Psychological Counseling from Nicholls State University and a PhD in Human Services from Walden University. The author avidly studies genealogy to learn more about her family history and to enhance the authenticity of her fiction.

In 1999, the author retired and opened a Bed & Breakfast. Recently, she has opened a small Academic Tutoring Center, offering instruction to students from Kindergarten to 12th grade. Self employment has allowed her the needed time to write and there are several other books in this series, coming soon.

More information is available at:  www.LindaCorley.com or www.BlueHousePublications.com

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