Books tagged: wagon trains

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Vision Quest
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Adam's notions on hard work, sacrifice, crime and punishment are tested when he meets one of the juvenile delinquents from a govenment-funded rehab program crossing country with a wagon train. Vision Quest was created to keep young criminals from getting into further trouble. To Adam, at first, the program seems geared more toward reward than punishment.
Gambler
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 84,860. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
In the early years of the War Between the States, Civil War or War of Northern Aggression, as some southerners called it, a man paid his debts however he could. In the southern states, at times, slaves were used as collateral and won or lost on the turn of a card in games of chance. Whole plantations was lost because of this war and the slaves set free with no where to go.
Heartbreak and Heaven
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 161,000. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Historical » General
A frontier-period historical novel and love story, based on the life of a military post trader, and exemplifies "the resilient frontier spirit,” the tenacity and fortitude to overcome challenges on the frontier.
Slaveboy, The Fiddling for Freedom Series, Book 1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,760. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
"Slaveboy,"the first book in the Fiddling for Freedom series, was inspired by the life of African-American slave and pioneer, Louis Southworth, who traveled the Oregon Trail with his mother and master in the early 1850s and then went on to earn enough money to buy his freedom by playing fiddle in the gold camps in California and Nevada. This is a middle-grade chapter book.
The Journals of Jack Robertson-1867 Book Three
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,390. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Jack's adventures continue as his family joins a wagon train of Mormon pioneers on their way west. Jack encounters Indians, buffalo, buffalo hunters, wild horses, and a near perfect home in the mountains of Wyoming. Jack's family homestead the mountain valley, build a trading post and make peace with the Indians. Everything seems to be going just as Jack has planned until....
American Falls
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,780. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: 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.
Life Everlasting
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
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The trip west wasn't what Josh had expected. He hadn't counted on walking all the way to Oregon. But the hardships didn't end with sore feet. When an unseen enemy attacked the wagon train, his loss inspired future generations.
On the Strength of Wings
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,010. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Abigail Belshaw is a practical woman born into a family of practical men and artistic women in 1828. At the age of ten she meets her future husband, Samuel Gray, but their friendship is cut short when Samuel's family is killed and he is sent to live with his godfather. Abigail must follow her husband west, against her wishes. This is her story.
One Day. Someday. Soon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,480. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » African American fiction » General
This book chronicles the son of an African slave and a Cherokee warrior. Black Pony was born free, but was inadvertently thrust into slavery. His mother dies, leaving him under the care of Aunt Pearl, who raises him until the end of the Civil War. They go to Washington, DC, where she dies. At 12, Black Pony heads West, becomes Colt Culhane, a respected successful rancher who establishes Colt, TX
Rachel's Journey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,500. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
"Rachel Williams, you are too independent and headstrong for any man to love or marry. Ever!" These demeaning words of a rejected suitor were to propel her into a new life. She was determined to have love, marriage, and a medical practice even if it meant crossing a continent in a covered wagon! Without prospect of marriage and a declining medical practice, the beautiful and talented Dr. ...