Books tagged: california gold rush

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Brothers of the Rogue
Pre-release—available September 23, 2016. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,990. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Brothers of the Rogue is set during the California/Oregon gold rush of the 1850's. This rich land attracted people from all over the world, Europe, Asia, America, and even the Hawaiian Islands, who came to seek their fortunes. However the land was inhabited by others who resented being driven from their homes by the miners. As cultures collide, two brothers and two sisters meet and find true love
What the Cat Dragged In
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Hattie Ballew is a gold miner in California’s Mother Lode. She works a claim with her brothers, and enjoys the company of her cat Little Bit, who pilfers things from the cabin and the surrounding woods. As Hattie finds out in this short story, the lust for gold leads to violence – and murder. And Little Bit may drag in a clue.
Treasure and Trouble Therewith
Series: O'Ronin Rye Collection. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 116,110. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015 by Ronin Robot Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Romance » Western
O'Ronin Rye always brings you the very latest in yesterday’s Westerns. San Francisco 1900s, richly described, pulsating with color. Change is coming. Triggering a cataclysmic chain of events, masked bandits rob the Wells Fargo stage and hide the gold. An unlikely trio bands together to protect two wealthy young women: an aged Chinese servant, an intrepid young newsman, and a young lawyer.
Poor Prospects
Price: $1.11 USD. Words: 17,280. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A thousand miles from home and with nothing better on the horizon, all Steven wanted was a small strike in the California gold fields. The gold he found in the coastal swamp wasn't what he had in mind, and the price turned out higher than he could pay.
The Long Journey (Christian Historical Fiction)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,300. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Christian » Romance
A Cherokee finds himself forced from his home during the Trail of Tears. His adventures find him getting married, going west, and getting involved in historical events of the 1840's and 1850's.
Gold Rush Girl Book One of The California Argonauts
Series: The California Argonauts, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 60,320. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Lucinda Martin York and George Arnold may be at odds about how to make money during the California Gold Rush, but they have one thing in common, and it is the desire to survive and thrive at any cost. In this historical novel, two strangers join forces to fight against thieves, fire, and the elements, but the hardest fight is for the survival of their relationship.
West of the Big River: The Forty-Niners
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,640. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013 by Western Fictioneers. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Historical » USA
The discovery of gold in California launched a stampede of fortune-seekers across the continent in search of wealth. Willing to face any hardship – outlaws, hostile Indians, bad weather, thirst, starvation, and the horrors of disease – they battled fiercely to overcome these challenges and seize their destiny. But sometimes the treasures they found were not the ones they were expecting . . .
Wayfaring Strangers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,240. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
In 1849 three routes existed to the California gold fields: wagon train; around Cape Horn; and across the Gulf of Mexico, overland through Panama and up the west coast. Three parties take one route each—two men fleeing a murder charge, another man pursuing them, and a Melungian family from East Tennessee. How their lives touch each other is the focus of this gold rush adventure.
Mokelumne Gold
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 138,990. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Shalako Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Action
When someone murders Ambrose Brice, Leonida encourages retired ranger Josiah Russell to find the killer. The trail he finds leads him to her best friend's door. "Good story! Mokelumne Gold is a story that needs to be told to show the skullduggery concerning the old land grants, and (Major) did it well." - John Dunklee "A very good and entertaing tale of the old west." - Dallas Review
A Kids Guide to American History - Volume 2: Trail of Tears to the California Gold Rush
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 32,310. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
This bundle book is a compilation of four of KidCaps top selling history books; it is the second in a two-part volume. The first volume presents the following subjects in an easy to understand format that kids love: *Trail of Tears *The Pony Express *The Underground Railroad *The California Gold Rush