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True Earth: The Short History of Our Planet Part 1
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 133,080. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
A Tour Guide with a Bad Attitude made somewhat bearable by a sense of humor - the Author leads you on a journey through our Home in The Universe. Somehow he wanders off into all kinds of diversions: UFOs and Fairies; Dragons, Monsters and Vampires; various plots and conspiracies; some history you never knew. Earth Science made Fun for anyone curious about the real story of our planet.
The Inverted Bearded Boy of Chicago
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Series: Contagious Magic. Price: Free! Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
A story about magic, the true cause of the Chicago fire, and a bunch of adventurers gathered together to tell their tales, while a shadowy stranger lurks outside. The story is part of a Chain Story called The Wanderers’ Club. Each story in this anthology is connected, though you can read the stories in any order. This story is also part of the Contagious Magic novel series (available as ebooks).
Pegleg and Paddy Save the World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Take two half-wit and whiskey-soaked moonshiners, add a mean old lady, gangsters, a fiery comet and flesh-eating Zombies and you have the ingredients for a besotted and morbidly skewed version of the events leading up to the Great Chicago Fire. The cow had nothing to do with it!
Angels At Sunset
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,570. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
After witnessing the 1871 Chicago fire, attempting in 1901 to deliver a request for support for suffragists from President McKinley on the day he was shot, and jailed in 1917 for picketing for women’s rights, Jessica is returning to Kansas unaware of a revengeful man following-intent on murdering her family.
Tear Down Detroit
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Category: Essay » Author profile
Really tear it down. Tear it down.Tear it down. The short story of a novel idea This short story won 1st place at University of Toledo book fair. Earning $$ to Brian Now look what is happening to Detroit!
1872 Chicago Illinois Directory of Firemen
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
I am publishing a directory of firemen who worked for the city of Chicago, various railroads, and numerous businesses in 1872. My research is taken from the United States Business Directory of 1872. 1872 was the year that followed the great conflagration, i.e the Great Chicago Fire of October 8-10, 1871.Putting out fires was handled by steam engines that were often pulled by teams of horses.
An Ostentation
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 77,040. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by Plowshare Media. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This is a story about the Peacock family, a family as old as Chicago, with secrets embedded within the family tree and concealed by the pride of consecutive generations. Tensions created by the divisions of class and ethnicity set the stage for a compelling love story, woven into a murder mystery intimately entwined with the transformative years of a great city.
Ashley Fulton and the Secret of Europe
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,610. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
While filming in France, young Ashley Fulton is drawn into a mysterious parallel universe, called Infinity. Against the backdrop of European cities, art museums and secret passageways, she is caught in the web of intrigues of a powerful secret Order. While dealing with nefarious enemies she unravels an ancient secret that holds the key to life, death and immortality.