Books tagged: western american history

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Fighting for Air - the Unknown Adventures of Young Doc Holliday
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 178,780. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
This is how the boy became the man and this is how that young man became the Legend. And some say it all happened just like this! Finally these unwritten chapters of one of the Wild West's greatest real life heroes flash dangerously to life across the open pages of 'Fighting for Air - the Unknown Adventures of Young Doc Holliday' by Jack Kincade, as if illuminated by gunfire.
Heartbreak and Heaven
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Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 161,000. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
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.
The Marshal and The Madam
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 46,100. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Rio Henry, town Marshal and Connie Donovan, town Madam, have both traveled long and difficult roads on their way to Hidden Creek. Despite the boundaries between their occupations, there is a mutual attraction. With a gang set on killing the Marshal, will the Marshal and the Madam ever have a chance to explore a future together?
Pinyon Creek, California
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,870. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The Los Angeles Aqueduct allowed the city of Los Angeles to grow and thrive, but what about the people living at the water's source in the Owens Valley of the Sierra Nevada? They saw Owens Lake vanish as their rivers dried while the big city took what it wanted. This fictional portrait of the Richardson family and their friends traces the conflict which continues to this day.
The Westering
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,130. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by MilSpeak Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The 21 short stories crafted by Tom Sheehan in THE WESTERING tell of the pioneering of those who came from many countries, many customs, many cultures, and brought much of that mix with them to create the American West as we now know it. THE WESTERING has been nominated for the 2012 National Books Award in Fiction.
Sagebrush & Lace
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 94,360. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012 by Banty Hen Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
1876: Time to throw away the corsets and draw down on the Old West. Society calls them Sapphists. Chief Sitting Bull calls them ‘Big Magic’. Buffalo Bill Cody and Wild Bill Hickok call them friends. Pinkerton’s detectives want them alive. Clarke Quantrill’s gang of outlaws want them dead. Two runaway women in a man’s world risk their very lives to be together.
King of the Gun Trail: A Frontier G-Man Novel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,250. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012 by Monogram Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Exciting western adventures of Secret Agent Jack Clayton and his gallant black stallion Regret as they fight America's worst enemies in the late 1870's, seeking justice for all and forging a nation where all its citizens can be proud to be called Americans.
Hank of Twin Rivers, Book One: Journey of Change
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,700. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Twelve-year-old Hank loses his mother to cholera in 1855. When Hank’s pa leaves their Iowa homestead to find free land in Nebraska, Hank is forced to go with him. Uncle Mac brings Irish humor into Hank's life and serves as a cushion between Hank and his father. Hank tangles with thieves, meets a black trapper along the Platte, and discovers the preacher's daughter, a tomboy who doesn't like boys.
Hard Rain Must Fall
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,860. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Rain. It never stops. It just keeps coming, until it seems the whole of Yoma County will flood. One man rides out of that downpour. A man carrying a Colt on his hip and a mission in his heart. He is to find no warm welcome awaiting him at his destination.
The Return, A Steve Dancy Tale
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,710. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
It's the summer of 1880, and Thomas Edison's incandescent bulb is poised to put the gaslight industry out of business. Knowing a good business opportunity, former New York shopkeeper Steve Dancy sets out to obtain a license for Edison's electric lamp. Edison agrees, under one condition: Dancy and his friends must stop the saboteurs who are disrupting his electrification of Wall Street.