Books tagged: post civil war era

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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.
Ride to Raton
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Series: The Owen Family Saga, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,720. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
James Owen leaves home to make a new life for himself, and discovers that post-Civil War Colorado is a dangerous place for an ex-Confederate. He meets beautiful young Amparo Garcés, who came from Santa Fe to marry a stranger, and a twist of fate changes their lives forever. Book 2: The Owen Family Saga
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
Kate
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Price: Free! Words: 97,770. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Kate was born, post Civil War, in Western Appalachia. Turning eighteen, tragedy forced her to face the world alone. A Bounty Hunter introduced her to a world populated by trains, hotels, steamships, fashionable clothes, society and tracking dangerous felons. Kate is a strong lady in all aspects of her life, willing to break cultural codes on how women were obliged to deport themselves.
Bertha
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,910. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Bertha entered the world as her mother died in a drafty dirt-floor cabin on the Ohio River, pre Civil War. She became manger of a wagon factory and sole survivor of a Rebel raid that wiped out the community of Coopers Bend. Bertha out grew a limited vision business and life partner, and went on to manage a hotel, two gentleman club’s and ended her career as co-partner of a detective agency.
Lorrenda
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,030. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Following the death of her lawyer father, nineteen-year-old Lorrenda became Benton’s only lawyer. Aided by Sheriff Bert Malcom’s she became an accurate rifle and pistol shot, with two notches. Lorrenda was instrumental in changing a railroad’s land purchasing system and tracked down the man responsible for destruction of property, mass murder and sinking a train.
Ruby
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,030. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Ruby, an independent frontier woman, found fame and fortune in the business world of the late 1800’s using her intelligence, quick thinking and backbone. After conquering a small Northern Idaho river town, during the gold rush era, she moved to San Francisco formed an information network and went head-to-head with rough business cliques, interrupted a lumber monopoly and instigated a wine war.
Mei Ling
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,510. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
This yarn relates the life of an early Chinese farm girl sold into slavery by her father. Women in China held little value and a pregnant prostitute was worth even less. Mei Ling became the first woman to receive an experimental tubule ligation. Brought to America by an American sea captain, Mei ling executed three countrymen and became a wealthy merchant in a North Idaho Gold town.
Fancy Vol 7: The Final Chapter
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Series: Fancy, Book 7. Price: $2.29 USD. Words: 35,940. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
After their wedding, Fancy and husband Bob Gentry settle in the new town of Seattle to begin their lives together. Danni Potter's father dies after telling her she was adopted and urging her to go west and try to find her birth family. Will their paths cross?