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Abraham Lincoln for the Defense
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,370. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Young Abraham Lincoln had to defend against a unique murder charge. The Trailor brothers and a friend arrived in Springfield, IL. The next day the brothers left alone. With Lincoln away rumors spread, the brothers fell out and a lynch mob raged. Lincoln returned to find people set on a double hanging. Standing between the brothers and the hangman’s noose was Abraham Lincoln for the defense.
Judgment Hill
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Price: Free! Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Judgment Hill is a fast paced adventure set in the early American frontier. It is the story of Cyrus Sturgis, ex-naval officer and veteran of the Battle of King's Mountain, and his run in with a face from his past, Henry Myers, one time pirate captain, now turned spiritual leader of the New Sinai settlement. Genuine conversion? Sturgis doesn't think so.
Stargazer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,070. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » Time travel
Captain Blaine Sterling's last voyage on the Stargazer is more profitable than he ever imagined when the ocean depths surrender a beautiful woman! Once given the gift, Blaine refuses to let death take the girl. The first time their gazes touch they both know their future is sealed. Together they face an adventure in love that takes them on a journey through the American wilderness of 1784.
Girty: The Legend
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,820. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Recognizing that the past is nothing more than the stories we tell about it, "Girty: The Legend" examines the myth of Simon Girty, the legendary “white savage” who terrorized the American western frontier. Stories are still written about Daniel Boone and his fellow heroes; but now that the Indians have been exterminated or removed, the Girty myth is no longer useful. His story is fascinating.
A Deeper Wild
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 183,010. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
A rollicking saga of the Oregon frontier, this novel is based on the true adventures and conflicting loves of Joaquin Miller, the Pony Express rider and Gold Rush miner who galloped to world-wide fame as the "Poet of the Sierras."
The Galvanized Yankees of Company D
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Series: Blackwell Chronicles, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Several Confederate POWs were offered a choice, prison or go West to fill ranks on the frontier. Joe Evans and several Rebs from his captured outfit opted for the frontier and became 'Galvanized Yankees'. Their duties should have been endless patrols and drills with very little real Indian fighting. Trouble was someone forgot to tell the Indians.
Lizzie and the Rebel
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,420. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011 by Astraea Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Orphaned at fifteen, Elizabeth George learned to protect herself and her ranch from ruffians trying to steal her part of the Rocky Mountains. Interrupted while tracking a mountain lion, she follows the smoke filled air to the half-frozen body of Frank Walling. Caring for the wounded confederate soldier, he stirred emotions Lizzie thought she was incapable of feeling....
Tales from the Crossing at Barracuda Flats
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,800. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
A string of lonely buildings crouched in the shadow of the mountains; a wide spot on a narrow trail leading into a dangerous, little-used crossing. Welcome to Barracuda Flats, Population: 5. A quiet little place most of the time, where the biggest threat to anyone would seem to be boredom. Or so you might think, anyway...but you would be wrong.
Pony Anne and the Silver Lantern Express
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays
Pony Anne and the Silver Lantern Express is a fanciful tale of the only female Pony Express rider. On Christmas Eve, 1860 Anne takes the reins for her injured fiancé and delivers the mail. Along the way Anne meets a helpful, but mysterious stranger driving a sleigh across the deep snow. The stranger gives Pony Anne a magical silver lantern that helps her family for generations.
Roaring River
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Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 6 . Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Bushwhackers ambush two men, killing one. The survivor leads a posse to track down the band of killers, leading to an epic battle.