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The Man from Shenandoah
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Series: The Owen Family Saga, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,260. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Book 1: The Owen Family Saga. Returning from the Civil War, Carl Owen finds the farm ruined and his father set to leave Virginia. Then Carl falls in love, and he battles a band of outlaws, a prairie fire, blizzards, a trackless waterless desert, and his own brother—all for the hand of feisty Ellen Bates.
Jane, A Woman's Determination and the Wild West Frontier
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 70,960. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Wild west
Jane McKechnie Walton was murdered during Utah's pioneer day celebration in 1891. One hundred and eighteen years later, her case - solved. Emigrated from Scotland in 1850, she braved an ocean crossing, walked the American plains as a pioneer and conquered, "Hole in the Rock," where wagons and cattle were lowered 2,000 feet below. Fought Indians and drunken outlaws and settled the west.
No More Strangers
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,220. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Prose and Poetry of the West from acclaimed Western novelist Marsha Ward. Six short stories, three poems, and an excerpt from a forthcoming novel make up this collection of Western treasures, including the never-before-published "Thumps in the Night." "Marsha Ward spins an authentic yarn of a good ol' Western tale." ~Joyce DiPastena, author of "Illuminations of the Heart"
Trail of Storms
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Series: The Owen Family Saga, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,240. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Jessie Bingham put heartbreak away to tend to her sister's needs, but when she settled for second best in love, she didn't foresee that James Owen would come back into her life. Award-winning author Marsha Ward reunites Jessie Bingham and James Owen in a bewildering tangle of values, emotions and high adventure. Book 3: The Owen Family Saga
The Alone Man
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,540. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
The Alone Man draws on the concept of ‘dreamtime’. It is a ‘double love story’ about a man’s love for his wife and family and his love of the land and nature.
Where Lions Roar at Night
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Price: Free! Words: 58,330. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Multigenerational
Where Lions Roar at Night is an engaging read-aloud for the whole family. Enjoy the fun, adventures and dramas of a modern day ‘pioneering’ family as they make their home in a 90-year-old barn in rural N.Z. The first of the Barn Chronicles series and winner of the 2010 CALEB Prize for children’s books. “A simple piece of sunlit childhood. ” Emma Jelsma, Scene Magazine 2010
Sojourner
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Series: The Space Empire Saga, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 10,720. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012 by Mary C. Findley. Category: Fiction » Christian » Futuristic
Mark and Michelle just have to survive. Well, they also have to make it home from Titan. And if they don't have a full load of Methane in the giant Gas-harvesting Balloon Ship Sojourner, everything they and dozens of other families invested will be lost. Loneliness, constant repairs, violent gas storms and government seizure aren't the only things keeping them awake at night.
Unstoppable Woman
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,560. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The almost forgotten story of Mavis Hutchison, first woman to run across America -- at age 53. A mousy housewife 'with no guts and no backbone' until she began running at the late age of 37, she became a national icon as she set records over distances women had never attempted -- and she still runs competitively at 87: "You're only old when you stop growing." She intends to finish life running.
Land Of Predators
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,270. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
this is the story of young zeb and his sweetheart, dorinda, and the temptations they face while learning about love. the family is carving out a niche in the wilds of the montana frontier. they battle to keep what they gain from the grip of those who would wrest it away. predators are trying to take zebs cattle, his ranch and even his life.
They Mystery...or not of the Church that Grows
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
Many Christian Pastors and Laymen act or pretend, as if Church Growth is some kind of mystical thing that we really can't grasp, something like the wind. Why one church grows and another is a mystery. Is it really a mystery? Surely there is a "supernatural" element to Church Growth, but is that all it is? After spending over 20 years in the church, here's what I've seen and learned.