Books tagged: steamship

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The Missing Locket
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,350. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2011 by Echelon Press LLC. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Best friends, Cynthia and Gus as she prefers to be called, are as "different as bubble gum and broccoli." They are, however, equal in their ability to get into trouble without much effort. In trying to escape the "boring summer" of 1964, the adventurous twelve-year-old girls stumble upon a trunk in Cynthia's attic that has been in her family for three generations.
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.
OLYMPIAD V The Fantastically True Story of the 1912 United States Olympic Team
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Price: Free! Words: 19,760. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
New York, 1912. Two months to the day after the sinking of the Titanic, a young boy and his dog stowaway on the SS Finland, chartered transport for the 1912 United States Olympic team to Stockholm, Sweden. Elected mascot of the team by the athletes, 16 year old Harry Naughton narrates the competition, conflicts and friendships that manifest during the Atlantic crossing and the games of OLYMPIAD V
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.
Crown Phoenix: Lamplighter's Special
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,840. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Lizzie and her beautiful sister Ninna are forced to work in a huge Manor and on a steamship to support their family. They are caught up in several mysteries: The squire’s oldest son cannot leave the attic An old typewriter seems to move time and space A passenger hides in a secret room A beautiful visitor is plotting against them And Lizzie discovers that she has a strange, new ability.
Chesapeake 1850
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,230. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012 by Ken Rossignol. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The life of Ethan Aaron Douglas is chronicled as the ten-year-old joins his grandfather for a life on the Chesapeake Bay. With his grandfather as captain of a steamboat traveling between Norfolk, Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, the boy learns quickly about life on the water. From hurricanes to blue crabs life on the Bay changes quickly.
The Valencia's Last Ride
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,160. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
On Vancouver Island's west coast in 1906 unfolded a story of incompetence, cowardice and betrayal that remains the most shameful incident in Canadian maritime history. The Valencia's Last Ride paints a vivid and touching picture of the last hours on the ship.
The Other Side of the Horizon
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 134,030. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
In a world of steamships and Progress, no one who sails due south across the Wild Sea ever returns. No one knows why. Dale Mortensen intends to solve the mystery. It’s the adventure of a lifetime—and it may just get Dale and his friends killed.