Books tagged: 1900

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Herman Bylles testamente
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,360. Language: Swedish. Published: July 14, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
På sitt etthundrasjätte levnadsår får Herman Bylle veta att han har en okänd son och dotter. I den åldern har man inte tid att tveka. Beslutsamt dammar han av sitt gamla skrivbord och börjar skriva sitt testamente. Han berättar om sin ungdoms stora äventyr. Om sin resa genom 1920-talets Sverige. Förklarar varför han blev en enstöring. Sätter omsorgsfullt sitt märkliga liv på pränt.
The Last Tomorrow
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,760. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
“Sometimes, when you marry to young, you just grow apart.” Anna Draven’s dream life is about to be disrupted. Anna and Alex married young, ready to start their life together, but when that marriage is put to the test will it survive? Do they have the bond it takes to make it? Set in the early 1900's, "Last Tomorrow" takes you back to a simpler time and a simple kind of love.
The Bells of Autumn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,910. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011 by ePublishPartners.com. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The Bells of Autumn tells of a young boy growing up with an older, adoptive father, a partly Indian-raised pariah, in a Wyoming town trying to leave its violent past. On another level, it explores white-Indian relations in the American psyche. The story devolves around the harsh banishment of the Lakota and the generation-later Battle of Lightning Creek (1903), a surprising minor rematch.
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.
Death; Juxtaposed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,750. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Long before the disaster of Katrina an estimated category 5 hurricane struck Galveston, Texas in 1900. Its thirty-foot wave surge and 100mph winds leveled the city and killed over eight thousand people. That is only part of the story.
The Crocus Bed (Short)
Price: Free! Words: 10,320. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013 by BraeVitae. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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Caught in a storm on the unsettled prairie, Marram’s only shelter becomes her worst nightmare.
The Stolen Star
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,400. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It's 1901 and young sleuth Mary MacDougall tackles her second case--the theft of the Star of the North sapphire. As she hunts for the purloined gem, she must juggle affairs of the head and of the heart. In the end, the matter of the stolen Star comes down to the simplest of clues. While the matter of the man she loves couldn’t possibly be more complex.
The Eternal Flame
Price: Free! Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
We do as we must in these troubled times to reconstruct that which God destroyed.
Alaska Gold Rush at Nome
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,610. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Mining
These are true stories of the Nome gold rush immortalized by the voices of the journalists and miners who lived through those exciting and dangerous times. Some of the miners made fabulous fortunes in gold pulled from the sands and creek beds around Nome. But other stories involve murder, theft, suicide, epidemics, starvation, claims jumping, freezing to death, and poverty.
The First Olympic Golf Match
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
Golf is at last being re-introduced into the Olympic programme, and with information taken from the JWB Historical Library, compiled over four decades, this publication commemorates and reviews the first ever Olympic golf match played at Paris in 1900. The tributes to the players who took part will surprise you.