Books tagged: frontier life

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The Foothill Spirits: Book One - Frontier Life & the Shawnees
Price: Free! Words: 33,470. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
This is a historical novel set in 1803 for teens and parents. It uses fantasy and time travel to engage young readers with the fictional Douglas family, who are squatting in the Ohio wilderness near a family of defiant Shawnees, who believe the land belongs to everyone and refuse to move to Indian Territory in northwest Ohio. Both families are hiding from the militia (ordered to evict them).
Roaring River
Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 6 . Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: 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.
Three Bells & Newtonia
Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 7 . Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Two short stories are presented about American frontier life in the 1800s. Three Bells- -Settlers on remote Indiana farms prepare for attacks from Chief Blackhawk's warriors. What happens one fateful night changes everyone forever. Newtonia--Compassion is found by settlers on the frontier, caught between warring armies as the Civil War rages in southwest Missouri.
Smoke
Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 8. Price: Free! Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: 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.
Abraham
Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 2. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Young raw-recruit Abraham is exposed to the terror of war during the Battle for New Orleans. A frontiersman provides the wisdom to help him survive and become a man.
The Westering
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,130. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by MilSpeak Books. Categories: 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.
Animosity
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 86,870. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00)
This is a story of two men,adversaries since childhood,who grow up on the frontier at the turn of the twentieth century. Despite their genuine decency, their animosity toward one another grows and eventually erupts with devastating results.
Goodbye, Sagebrush
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,950. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Goodbye, Sagebrush is a semi-autobiographical tale of one young girl's experience moving from the Wyoming frontier of her upbringing to the "big city" of Salt Lake, at the tail end of the Great Depression. As Dottie 'Rie travels the long road to Utah's capital city, her mind drifts back to the good life she enjoyed back in the old log cabin and at the ranch.
Lily's Story
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 287,940. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Canada
(5.00)
Lily’s Story tells the tale of a remarkable pioneer woman, born in the backwoods of Ontario in 1840. Lily’s struggle to survive and grow and discover her place in the scheme of things is complicated by the travail of frontier living, and the impact of historical events themselves. Lily’s Story is part history and part fable, with historical personages and a bizarre gallery of local characters.
The Outlaws
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,560. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
One decent man, an attractive young woman, and a teen-aged boy obsessed with a legendary bad man--all caught in the crossfire of the West’s bloodiest range war.