Books tagged: steamboat

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Science Fiction: The Arts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,500. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Four science fiction short stories by Richard S. Levine. Each story relates to some form of art, such as painting, music, literature, or architecture. "Light Echo" was voted best in issue, The Fifth Di (Jun 2008), and pays homage to Van Gogh's genius. "My Life's a Dream" has appeared in three publications, including Aoife’s Kiss (Sep 2006), and explores music's universal influence.
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.
Time Travel Adventures of the 1800 Club. Book III
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Series: Time Travel Adventures Of The 1800 Club, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,370. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
The 1800 Club was a haven created to serve people seeking a brief escape from the frantic pace of life in New York City during the 2000s. A club member could dress in the styles of clothing their ancestors wore in the 1800s, eat the same food prepared the way it was then and read periodicals containing news of that particular date in 1865. Oh, and the club had time travel capability!
Arkansas Storm and Captain Jonathan Buzzard
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Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 3. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Contains two short stories from the American frontier of the 1800s . . . Arkansas Storm is the tale about pioneers traveling the big rivers of America on flatboats, when they run into a storm that threatens their lives and the loss of all they own. Captain Jonathan Buzzard is an action-packed tale. Brazen and courageous, he takes on outlaws threatening a pioneer's family on a remote Ohio farm.
Tempest of the Timber
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,050. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Most lumberjacks wanted what came in bottles and corsets in the nearest lumber town saloon, but Matthias Timmermann wanted out of the logging camps and into the arms of Annabella, a beautiful German girl working in a boarding house. On October 8, 1871, there was more than desire burning. The people of Peshtigo and the Sugar Bushes ran for the rivers and creeks trying to outrun the fire storm.
Mill's Folly, A Journey with Evil
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 72,950. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Over centuries, Lew Mills, a Grim Reaper, has strategically placed himself into human catastrophes to secure a high score against other Reapers in the game of death. Greed leads Mills to seek wealth and retirement in the year 1865. Spanning 133 years, this saga is set against steamboats, slaves, horse farms, Churchill Downs, and deep sea diving.
American Falls
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,780. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
At the age of 16, Christian Miller leaves home to escape his past and finds adventure, enlightenment, disillusion and a new friendship that leads to revelation.
Building an Easy Boiler
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,600. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
A very easy to follow guide to build a model steam boiler to drive many varieties of small scale steam engines
First Up the River, 1819
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,420. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Jake Murphy joins the 1819 Stephen Long expedition up the Missouri, headed to the Yellowstone River with the first steamboat to ascend the river, the Western Engineer. Settlers are fast moving up the Missouri…threatening the lands of the Indians along and near the river. How do the Indians react? Does the expedition reach the Yellowstone? And, what happens on the way?