Books tagged: pioneers

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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.
Eden's Deadly Shore
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Series: Swan River, 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,550. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2009 by Darling Newspaper Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
At seventeen, shopgirl Maggie meets the man of her dreams, but her dye-stained cheeks turn the dream to nightmare. This thrilling sequel to Run Maggie Run is set in a class conscious 1830s colony, where Maggie opposes its corrupt British rulers.
Tales From the Drake House Outhouse
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 20,250. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Based on a real pioneer homestead in Kalamazoo, Michigan, this story has two 12-year olds working back in time with each ‘find’ they dig up from an historian’s dream: a 180-year old outhouse. Zach uses his imagination to create a movie script about the Drake family. Maddy objects to Zach’s notion that, “all stories are true and some of them actually happened.”
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.
Passengers to Zeta Nine
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Series: Peter Salisbury's Passengers Science Fiction, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,930. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Raife and Doctor Nancy Zing’s electronic DNA records and mind patterns have been travelling for one hundred and twenty years. They will be the first humans to see Zeta Nine, a beautiful Earth-class planet covered in lush vegetation, warm seas and having an apparent absence of predators. Everything looks perfect, or is it too good to be true..?
The Pioneers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 122,320. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
Book 5, American Family Portrait series. In an age of sweatshops and oppressive factory conditions, tenement dwellers cling to dreams of better days. One such dreamer is Jesse Morgan. But when a real-life act of heroism goes terribly wrong, Jesse flees New York’s east side for the pioneering West, pursued by his past. On steamboats, wagon trains, railroads and open buggies, the chase is on.
A Home from the Woods ebook version
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 60,960. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home design
Part how to, part adventure, A Home From The Woods details methods used for four different log cabin projects: Restoring A Standing Cabin; Building A Hand-hewn Cabin; Building with Rounded Logs; and Taking Down and Recreating An Original Log Cabin. The straightforward advice is put in perspective with a personal narrative of the challenges and rewards of building that idyllic cabin in the woods.
Pioneer Mother:The Life and Times of Esther Clark Short
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,990. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Esther Clark Short was a Native American woman who went West. She was a claim jumper, an enterprising business woman, and the founder of the town of Vancouver, Washington. She lived in a time when the Pacific Northwest was a place of danger and opportunity. This book explores not only her life, but the lives of the famous people she knew in the swirl of tummultous times.
The Real Story of Kit Carson
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Kit Carson was the consummate American hero. He was a little man but could handle a big man's courageous feats. He was a mountain man that led such explorers as John C. Fremont across the driest of deserts and highest of mountains into uncharted territory.
Toward A New Beginning
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Series: Arkansas Valley, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 81,540. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Christian » Western
2003 CHRISTY AWARD WINNER for: "Excellence In Christian Fiction." This captivating wagon train story is filled with unique personalities in the wagons,dangerous weather,raging rivers,hostile Indian attacks, hunger, water shortage, vengeance, courage, romance, biblical principles and a story pivoting on the valor and ingenuity of beautiful Birdsong, a full-blooded Comanche woman.