Books tagged: 1880s

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Cutthroat Trail
Series: The Trail Westerns. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,970. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Ruben Beeler finds a friend shot to death then mutilated, so he calls on Marion Daniels and Homer Poteet for help. The chase takes the men from St. Joe into Kansas and down to Hell on the Border and The Nations as they follow a path of bloodlust that began before the killing of Arkansas Bill Cole. Serial killers are nothing new…as the marshals find out on the Cutthroat Trail.
Calico Trail
Series: The Trail Westerns, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,180. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
When entitlement invades Missouri, Ruben Beeler is dispatched to investigate complaints of a wealthy Englishman taking over an entire county. Sir Merrit Treadstone is prepared to do whatever is necessary to establish the Calico Cattle Company and his new American kingdom. Ruben, Marion Daniels, and Homer Poteet, face poison, arson, and murder as they struggle to stay alive on THE CALICO TRAIL.
Snow Gum River
Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: Australian English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
(4.00)
Snow Gum River is a literary short fiction piece that unfolds around a Bushranging gang in New South Wales, Australia during the late 1800s. With the increasing effectiveness of the police, Margaret and Clarence find it growing more difficult to escape capture and punishment, forcing them to have to make decisions they never would have considered before.
Charles Manson The Ancestry Of A Mass Murderer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Numerous true crime books have been published about the crimes of serial killer Charles Manson. My ebook differs from these types of books. I have written about the maternal and paternal genealogy of Manson's biological father, his stepfather, and his mother. I hope that readers will enjoy finding out about his roots in Kentucky. His family history can also be traced to OH, NC, NY, WVA, and VA.
1880 Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Directory Topeka, Kansas
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
The Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad was completed to Santa Fe, New Mexico in 1880. I have used ancestral records to compile an employee directory for A.T.& S.F.R.R. for Topeka, Kansas. The directory lists titles of railroad workers, their family members, and where the came to Kansas from. The publication will be useful for students of railroad history and those doing family ancestry profiles.
An Orphan's Heart
Series: Okatibbee Creek. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,570. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
An Orphan’s Heart is the real-life story of Ellen Rodgers, who with the broken spirit of an orphan and the soul of a gypsy travels the rugged South to find the only thing important to her...love.
Railroad Worker Profiles Wake County North Carolina 1880-1917
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
My eBook profiles employees of the Seaboard Air Line Railroad, Raleigh and Augusta Air Line Railroad, and Southern Railway. Each of these railroad companies kept offices in Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina by the late 19th century. Individual workers include train executives, conductors, moulders, firemen, engineers, clerks, and laborers. The text was compiled from city directories, 1880-1917.
Tom Poorman Of The Philadelphia Athletics
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
My ebook looks at a versatile and little known major league baseball player of the pre-modern era (before 1903). I have empasized the family heritage of Tom Poorman, as well as his baseball career. Poorman played in the late 19th century, a time when games often ended in ties because of darkness. I hope that my research will create more interest in the history of baseball's early players.
The Nodaway Trail
Series: The Trail Westerns, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,670. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00)
The vicious murder of one woman and the dreadful mutilation of another pits Ruben Beeler against a crime dynasty of hired killers and a bitter father bent on revenge in action that is fast, furious, and ofter fatal. With the help of an unlikely ally, once again it is time to kill or be killed when Rube and Marion Daniels saddle up to ride the NODAWAY TRAIL.
The Long Journey Home
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Inspirational
A young man in his late teens has an argument with his father and leaves home, traveling west to become a cowboy. He writes to his mother but remains distant to his father. After five years he must face his uncertainties when his mother falls ill and asks him to return home to see her.