Books tagged: 1830s

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The Prize Bride
By John Ivor
Price: Free! Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2009 by Darling Newspaper Press. Category: Fiction
Marrying for money would save the career of a penurious young captain. But winning the daughter of The Wangler, an English tycoon, was a prospect to fear. Author John Ivor delights with this humorous account of bride-seeking in the early 1800s. The characters interact in an unusual, yet richly endowed, county mansion.
The Journey Begins
By Kristi Owings
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,590. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Fiction
This is the first story in the series "The Time Travel Adventures of The Rainier Twins". Ten year old twins, Ross and Rachel, are bored with summer. It's hot. They want to do something fun, but can't think of anything. They decide to dig for dinosaur bones, and unearth a treasure chest with a mysterious rock. The rock takes them on a wild adventure they'll never forget.
Genealogy And The Murder Of A 19th Century Maine Prostitute
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Helen Jewett was the daughter of a Maine shoemaker. Raised as Dorcas Doyen, she entered the home of a prominent judge in Portland as a girl. She was turned out of this home for sexual indiscretions. Her misadventures led to a life of prostitution that she lived in establishments in Maine, Boston, and New York City. My text recounts her demise and the ancestry of her family and two of her clients.