Books tagged: texas history

The adult filter is active; content marked as adults-only by the author is not listed. To view this content, click the button below to disable the adult filter.

Found 12 results

The End of the Old Ways
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,610. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Follow a young Texan, Thomas Sutton, during the violent struggle between very different cultures on the nineteenth-century American frontier. He enters the heart of enemy territory and experiences friendship, respect, loyalty and even love amidst the Comanches.
Spirits of the Border: The History and Mystery of Northeast Texas
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,760. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011 by Grave Distractions Publications. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
Ken Hudnall's "Spirits of the Border" series is an invaluable guide to ghost hunters and paranormal enthusiasts alike. This volume allows the reader to explore the supernatural side of towns in Southwest. With multiple paranormal event listings for over 75 cities, tourists and locals are bound to find haunted tales no matter where they are in the region.
Four Star Funerals: An Anthology About Death
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,000. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011 by Seven Rivers Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Four Star Funerals: An Anthology About Death" (in three parts: Memoir, Poetry, & Fiction) packs the emotional wallop of "Titanic," darkened with a dash of "Tales From the Crypt." This 10-author anthology about death and its aftershocks will sear your soul, make you laugh ... and ultimately help you heal, if you're haunted by a death that has upended your emotions in ways you never expected.
I, the People: How Marvin Zindler Busted the Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,200. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Behind the scenes of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas lies an authentic true crime history yarn just as entertaining and as much a part of the Lone Star State’s many fabled legends. In I, the People, veteran Houston journalist Gary Taylor recreates the real story behind the closing of the Chicken Ranch and explains the forces that unleashed TV icon Marvin Zindler upon the national scene.
Tex-A-Tude!
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Tex-A-Tude This book explains why Texans are the way they are...where all that attitude comes from. As a nearly lifelong resident I knew that somehow Texans were just different than most folks. It's like they've been cut from a different piece of cloth. That Texan attitude lead me to believe they possess another gene. I call it the T-Chromosome. I decided to go find it and I did. It's a fun read.
The Tragic Life of Film Actress Lynne Baggett
By
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Lynne Baggett was not a successful film star. The highlight of her career was a 1948 marriage to Hollywood producer Sam Spiegel. She played mostly uncredited parts in movies. Baggett experienced a spiral of despair which led to suicide in 1960. Like Marilyn Monroe pills were found close to her bedside. Unique to Lynne was her progressive disintegration after a car accident that killed a young man.
Gideon: The Horse That Saved Texas
By
Series: Read A Movie, Book 22. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,050. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Screenplays » History
Based on a true story of early Texas, a 13-year-old Brady Powell and the strange but important horse named Gideon in 1836. As Santa Anna sweeps through Texas on his way to The Alamo, Mexican soldiers comendeir the boy’s horse. But Gideon turns up at the Battle of San Jacinto, where Texas won it’s indepencence partly because of this horse.
Loyal Valley: Assassination
By
Series: Loyal Valley, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,100. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
In December of 1869, Maj. Clint Donovan, formerly of the Union's First Texas Cavalry, is asked to help military intelligence stop a plot to assassinate Governor-elect E. J. Davis—and then learns that the same conspirators murdered his parents and brother during the war. Can a blind engineer find the solution in a failed experiment before disaster strikes the Donovans again?
The Murder Of A Maine Prostitute From A Genealogical Perspective
By
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Helen Jewett was the daughter of a Maine shoemaker. Raised as Dorcas Doyen, she entered the home of a prominent judge in Portland as a girl. She was turned out of this home for sexual indiscretions. Her misadventures led to a life of prostitution that she lived in establishments in Maine, Boston, and New York City. My text recounts her demise and the ancestry of her family and two of her clients.
Cocaine Wasteland A Porn Star Is D.O.A.
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Shauna Grant made 30 porn films, earning approximately $100,000. She was a nude model and adult film star from the age of 18 until her untimely death two years later. At 20 she committed suicide with a .22 long rifle. My text looks at her last days and some of the people she associated with in the adult industry. I have also done extensive research to profile her maternal and paternal ancestry.