Books tagged: 1800s

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A Mansion for Molly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,620. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013 by Ballad Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Dealing with threats from an unusually cruel Indian medicine man, early nineteenth century circuit-rider William Travers finds his problems compounded when he crosses paths with a high-spirited runaway slave girl, Molly. William’s faith is tested as Molly’s freedom is jeopardized by racial prejudice and both their lives are on the line when the medicine man, Memosi, closes in for the kill.
The Genealogy of Herman Webster Mudgett
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Herman Webster Mudgett (1861-1896) was from Gilmanton, New Hampshire. His roots are in rural New England. Aside from Mudgett, his relatives had the surnames Page and Price. My e-book looks Herman Mudgett's ancestry from the family's origins in Exeter and Norfolk in England. I have included ancestral information about the mass murderer's wives, his son and daughter, and one of his accomplices.
The Stranger She Married
Series: Rogue Hearts, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,600. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
To save her family from debtor's prison, Alicia must marry the first wealthy man to propose. Her choices narrow to a scarred cripple with the heart of a poet, or a handsome rake with a deadly secret. Cole believes he is beyond redemption, yet cannot deny his attraction for the girl who touches his heart. He must protect her from the murderer killing her family before she becomes the next target.
Love Wins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,490. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Only one thing can make the Duke of Alderburgh enter into a society that he despises. For the honor attached to the Alderburgh name to be obscured by a scandal not of his making, can Simon do what he must? Lady Georgiana Hazeldon finds her parents have finally made a match for her. But the reason behind the choice does not endear her to the gentleman any more than his actions to her before...
Inventing Baseball: The 100 Greatest Games of the Nineteenth Century
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,310. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
A project of SABR's Nineteenth Century Committee, INVENTING BASEBALL brings to life the greatest games to be played in the game's early years, starting with a game in 1833. From the "prisoner of war" game that took place among captive Union soldiers during the Civil War, to the first intercollegiate game, to the first professional no--hitter, the games in this volume span 1833-1900.
The 11th Commandment: A Serial Regency in Ten Parts
Price: Free! Words: 23,380. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
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("The 11th Commandment" was a serial Regency romance written for publication in InD'Tale Magazine. This edition is all 10 installments.) Approximate word count: 21,000 (novella) Lady Katherine never learned the fine art of hiding one's indiscretions. Thus her one mistake became Society's biggest scandal. Can she overcome the shame and learn to love again?
Paradise Falls
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,970. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » General
"...Paradise Falls is a book that touches the heart and comforts the soul." - Nora Roberts. In 1890 Massachusetts, Fiona Downey accepts a teaching position in rural Michigan, populated by few farms and even fewer people. Living with the Hayden brothers in Paradise Falls, Fiona must decide where her true love lies -- and whether that love is worth sacrificing her dearest dreams.
Riverboats and Roses
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Riverboats and Roses takes place in the late 1800s along the Mississippi River. Martha Fairbanks must face the death of her husband, Riverboat Captain Anderson Fairbanks, who has been killed in an accident on the river. Martha and her grown son lament the loss of husband and father. But, the grief-stricken widow has an added torment—a secret which she dare not share.
A Dilemma For Jamie
Series: Jamie. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,520. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013 by Bluewood Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Tillie's twins are now 15 months old, and talk of Jamie going to boarding school sends her into a battle of wits with David. Jamie has his own concerns, but all that is forgotten when, David is involved in a serious accident, and one of the twins goes missing. They have to face their fears and deal with one tragedy after another. But can they succeed in persuading David to change his mind?
Jacob's Oregon Trail Adventure Letters Through Time
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,160. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
14-year-old Jacob Harding is traveling the Oregon Trail in 1850. Read his letters as he tells about why they're going, what they hope to find, and what he wants. Follow along as the Harding family faces disease, treacherous river crossings, and Indians. Share Jacob's secrets about his girl friend, a runaway slave, and his sister's birthday surprise. These fictional letters are historical.