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Dearest Laura: The Civil War Letters Of Captain John Reed Beatty, 1861-1865
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,260. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
For the Sesquicentennial of the US Civil War I have digitally transcribed the nearly 150 wartime letters my great-grandfather wrote from the field to his love and future wife Laura. There are many picture samples of his beautiful penmanship. A few letters from Laura that survived are also included. These letters will immerse you in one soldier's wartime life. This is time travel like no other.
Delta Queen, a novel
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,790. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Thirty years ago, Walker Raines lost the woman he loves. Now he's orchestrated an accidental meeting in very romantic circumstances: aboard the beautiful Delta Queen riverboat cruising between New Orleans and Natchez. He chose the setting carefully. This historic steamboat has been a dynamic symbol for them all their lives. Now it will witness their reunion -- and the secrets that kept them apart.
McCade's Miracle
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,000. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012 by eXtasy Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Falling in love with a man who’s been dead for over a hundred years … is it fate or just bad timing?
Ociee and Ben Nash, the Asheville Adventure
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,450. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
As did Ociee Nash in the first novel, “A Flower Blooms on Charlotte Street,” she now travels back to Asheville, North Carolina, but this time, she’s in the company of her brother, Ben. Before they depart, however, thanks to Ma Gram, they are treated to a thrilling riverboat ride on the Mississippi.It’s easy to pick up the trail of the young Nash children even without having read the other stories.
Laughs, Corpses... and a Little Romance
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Price: Free! Words: 53,670. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mashups
This book is a story of events and laughs in the lives of a river boatmen and his two sons as they work each day on the river, including their reluctant involvement in helping the police solve several crimes. It gives the reader a deep insight into the personalities and relationships of the three main characters, plus many sidelights about life on the river, its ambience and the local inhabitants.
Mokelumne Gold
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 138,990. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Shalako Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
When someone murders Ambrose Brice, Leonida encourages retired ranger Josiah Russell to find the killer. The trail he finds leads him to her best friend's door. "Good story! Mokelumne Gold is a story that needs to be told to show the skullduggery concerning the old land grants, and (Major) did it well." - John Dunklee "A very good and entertaing tale of the old west." - Dallas Review
Towers to Nowhere
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 254,330. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Russia at the turn of the century, a country beset by revolutionary tensions and upheavals, where Jews are increasingly threatened. From a straightforward commercial venture, Feivel’s voyage on a riverboat will turn into a series of adventures, some of them absurdly funny, some hair-raising. Few foresee that much worse is still in store for Jews, in this new century – but what to do about it?
The Angel's Share
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Some say Angels really do steal a little whiskey and wine from those antiquated old oak barrels. Some say “The Angel’s Share” is never really missed in the whole process. It’s a good thing, too. I made my whole life out of being one of those little angels, thieving from a man I truly despised. And that man’s daughter…God I loved her. She and that old riverboat meant everything to me.
The Benicia Belle - The Clint Ryan Series
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Series: Clint Ryan, Book 3 · Western, Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,350. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Statehood has come to California, a rich young land of golden opportunity. Speculators, fortune hunters, roughnecks and con men have come from every corner of the earth to stake a claim. And nowhere is the competition more cutthroat than on the riverboats plying the waters from San Francisco to the interior. Greed, violence, and deceit flows with it.
Staghorn
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Series: Matt Tierney Westerns, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,980. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Matt Tierney finds plenty of adventure when he rides the riverboats from New Orleans to the Dakotas. And he finds plenty of danger between the high-and-mighty prince, the gambler with a gleam in his eye, and the beautiful lady of the waterways.