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Railroad 1869 Along the Historic Union Pacific Through Nebraska
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,870. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This book chronicles the construction of the Union Pacific Railroad from its faltering start at Omaha in 1864 through the following three years as the builders press on through Nebraska. It describes the crews' dogged determination as they met the challenges of floods, scorching summers, Indian attacks and derailments.
Railroad 1869 Along the Historic Union Pacific Across Wyoming
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,410. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Building the Transcontinental Railroad through Nebraska had taken three years.. 36 months of dogged determination. When the construction crews finally reached Cheyenne they prepared for the grueling work ahead. They refined the organization and pace developed crossing Nebraska, but now they faced a new set of challenges, most notably the climb up "Sherman Hill", bridging Dale Creek, crossing the
Railroad 1869 Along the Historic Union Pacific in Utah to Promontory
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,950. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » American
As the Union Pacific entered the Utah canyons progress slowed to a crawl. The builders were forced to use large embankments, trestles and tunnels. All of them slower, difficult to build and expensive. Then as the competing railroads drew closer to their meeting point at Promontory Summit the competition became intense. "Build it fast, we'll fix it later" was the by-word.
The Louisiana Purchase: A History Just for Kids
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Exploration & Discovery
In 1803, The United States made one of the greatest business deals of all time--they bought 828,000 square miles of land (1/3 the size of the United States!) for $11,250,000! To put it simply, it was a REALLY good deal. In this book, jut for kids, you will learn how this historic deal happened and what impact it had on the United States.
High Plains Drifter (short story)
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: American English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This story is about a conversation between a hitchhiker and a truck driver. It was originally published by Ethos Magazine in 1995.
19 Years 10 Months 24 Days
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,140. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Time travel
A novel of time-travel and the Underground Railroad. Museum tour guide Sophie Irving is one day caught in a rainstorm that begins a chain of encounters with people from the past. As instances of time travel become stronger, Sophie and two of her friends land themselves in a posse of vigilante abolitionists and a dangerous plot to rescue a group of slaves from an 1857 auction.
Lebanese Immigrant's Daughter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,360. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
Mother was pleased with her daughter's birth. Father cried because a daughter's dowry costs money. What does a girl do when her parents plan to marry her off to a stranger in Lebanon when she turns twelve? World War II comes to her rescue until her father makes another marriage contract. A serious car accident frees the girl to attend nursing school, travel, and find her own true love.
Sweetwater 1876 — Book 1 in the Sweetwater Saga
Series: Sweetwater 1876, 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 144,710. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Travis Wilde, rode all across the southwest searching for work and greener pastures. Honest, dependable. He was a loner. He helped anyone that needed help, that didn’t cross him. Riding north into Nebraska Territory, he found a rundown cabin, a starving Indian boy.
Resurrected
Series: Tender Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 54,170. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Christian » Romance
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Resurrected, Book One, Tender Mysteries Series of Inspirational Historical Romance July, 1895: An investigation into a series of thefts leads Deborah Willet to an irresistible man and a shocking discovery about another love in her life. The Romance Studio says: “Ms. Shaff is a gifted writer that always delivers in her stories.”
Restitution
Series: Tender Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,170. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Christian » Romance
Restitution, Book Two of the historical romance Tender Mysteries Series. 1895. Hope Nebraska Running off with a handsome stranger is hardly something Amy McKittrick would do under ordinary circumstances. Diego Consillo is hunting down a man who’s stolen over five thousand dollars, and beautiful Amy seems to be the key to finding him.