Books tagged: kentucky history

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Faith, Love and Moonshine: An Appalachian Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Frank Jamison is an Appalachian man who relies heavily on his moonshining business to help his family endure the harsh times of the 1920s. However, when he finds out the local authorities and federal revenuers are out to dismantle his operation for the second time in three years, grave memories resurface for the seasoned moonshiner, ones that could ignite an old-fashioned backwoods shoot out.
High Grade: A Novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,770. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Left for dead and with no memory of his past, how does Union Army Captain Ben Jones rebuild his life? Ben’s son Matt returns from the War to find his mother dead and the rest of his family gone. Can he rebuild a life after war’s devastation? Two men, with courage, meet challenges in unique ways, overcoming adversity in High Grade, a heartwarming story reaching from Kentucky to Colorado.
Old Gatestown Chronicles
Price: Free! Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A novelette comprised of short stories, this sensually-rich collection explores the lives of characters living in a fictional Kentucky town during the 1800s.
Ed Holley Chicago Cubs Pitcher
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Ed Holley is a little known major league baseball player, who pitched from 1928-1934 with the Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies, and Pittsburgh Pirates. His best years, 1932-1933 were with the Phillies. In 2 seasons he won 11 and 13 games. My EBook covers Ed's major league and minor league seasons. It also discusses his ancestry, family, and marriage. I have used genealogy and newspaper records.
Charles Manson The Ancestry Of A Mass Murderer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Numerous true crime books have been published about the crimes of serial killer Charles Manson. My ebook differs from these types of books. I have written about the maternal and paternal genealogy of Manson's biological father, his stepfather, and his mother. I hope that readers will enjoy finding out about his roots in Kentucky. His family history can also be traced to OH, NC, NY, WVA, and VA.
When Saigon Surrendered: A Kentucky Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,820. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
When Saigon Surrenders is a coming of age story and a mystery set against the backdrop of a Kentucky family whose lives are forever changed by war.