Books tagged: frontier adventure

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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.
The End of the Old Ways
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,610. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Follow a young Texan, Thomas Sutton, during the violent struggle between very different cultures on the nineteenth-century American frontier. He enters the heart of enemy territory and experiences friendship, respect, loyalty and even love amidst the Comanches.
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.
Smoke
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Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 8. Price: Free! Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Short Story about the American frontier in the 1800s. Prairies are one of God’s greatest gifts, but these can also turn deadly. Pioneers take desperate measures to save everything they have created.
Arkansas Storm and Captain Jonathan Buzzard
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Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 3. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Contains two short stories from the American frontier of the 1800s . . . Arkansas Storm is the tale about pioneers traveling the big rivers of America on flatboats, when they run into a storm that threatens their lives and the loss of all they own. Captain Jonathan Buzzard is an action-packed tale. Brazen and courageous, he takes on outlaws threatening a pioneer's family on a remote Ohio farm.
New World: a Frontier Fantasy Novel
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Price: Free! Words: 67,360. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
In a land called Mira, the brutal sacking of a young colony links the fates of two opposite characters: a twelve-year-old printer's son named Simon Jones and his long-lost uncle Tiberius Bogg, one of Mira's legendary mountain men. Together they trek through a merciless landscape full of extraordinary creatures -- all culled from American tall tales, Indian legends, and backwoods folklore.
Tales of Carbons Creek
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,840. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Carbons Creek is a small fictional Western Town with a variety of residents The stories take place in the period after the Civil War. This book contains twelve short, short stories about Carbons Creek. Foremost among the residents is Sarah who inherited the local newspaper when her Uncle Jake was killed. Different characters often narrate the stories which are sometimes told in dialect.
Pickawillany
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Series: , Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,190. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
In 1743 the remote French settlements along the Ouabache were prospering in relative peace. Four thousand miles away in Austria a king lay dying, his successor uncertain. England and France were determined to place an ally on his throne. By 1752 their war over Austrian succession was long over, but their final struggle for control of North America was about to begin in a place called Pickawillany.
The Westering
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,130. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by MilSpeak Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The 21 short stories crafted by Tom Sheehan in THE WESTERING tell of the pioneering of those who came from many countries, many customs, many cultures, and brought much of that mix with them to create the American West as we now know it. THE WESTERING has been nominated for the 2012 National Books Award in Fiction.
Red Trail
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,050. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
An intense and often violent story collection... These seventeen character driven short stories of the Old West and the American Frontier by award-winning author Troy D. Smith reveal the good and the bad in men and women as they fight to survive harsh circumstances and deadly situations. Includes the story "The Sin of Eli" 2011 Peacemaker Award Winner.