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Tales of the Wild West - Miners
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,680. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The discovery of gold in Califonia launched the nation's first gold rush. It began January 23, 1848. James Marshall, who was building a sawmill for John Sutter on the American River in the Sierra Nevada foothills, turned water from the millpond into the tailrace. A glimmer in the clear water caught his eye and he picked up a yellow rock about the size of a dime and weighing one-quarter ounce.
Tales of the Wild West - Loggers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,290. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Logging in North America began with the arrival of European colonists in the 1600s. In a few short decades there were water-powered sawmills scattered up and down the eastern seaboard with the main concentration in northern New England. The lumber was used to build ships, furniture, kegs and barrels, buggies and wagons. As the loggers cleared areas in the forest, others arrived to farm the ground
Tales of the Wild West - Mountain Men
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,710. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Born into every generation are a few restless souls who long for adventure. In the early 1800s this wild breed became mountain men who headed up the Missouri, crossed the Rock-ies and continued west, hunting, trapping and exploring as they went.
New York to Nome
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,180. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
"This book is the first telling of what was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the 'longest canoe trip in history'-an eighteen-month, 7,865-mile saga of two young men and a canoe named Muriel.
Tales of the Wild West - Oregon Trail
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,620. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
"One of the great things about the West is that our history lies so close to the surface. It was our grand parents and parents who were the pioneers.
Tales of the Wild West - Pacific Coast
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,410. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
"Sir Francis Drake, the daring English pirate, was the first European to sail the stormy North Pacific. ln 1579, after having raided the Spanish settlements of South America, he sought to escape up the coast through an inland waterway that would return his ship, the Golden Hind, to the Atlantic Ocean.
Tales of the Wild West - Pioneers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,380. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
"Mountain men and fur traders were the first to travel the route that would one day become the Oregon Trail. In their wake came missionaries who wrote letters and reports describing the far side of the continent and praising the mild climate, healthful conditions and the deep, fertile soil.
Tales of the Wild West- Western Heroes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,910. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
"Through bravery, courage and strength of character these men and women stood head and shoulders above their contemporaries. They are our true Western American Heroes. "
Wild Horse Rider
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 57,020. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
"Lew Minor was a bronc-buster who chased wild horses across the vast reaches of Nevada, a buckaroo who rode rough-string and broke cavalry remounts, and a cowboy star who won rodeos throughout the West and Canada. He toured the nation with the famous Kit Carson Wild West Show as the featured attraction and won the world champion bronc rider belt buckle at the 1912 Pendleton Round-Up.
Tales of the Wild West- Women of the West
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,230. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
"Early-day women of the West are depicted in fading photographs: a gaunt, bonneted figure in a long dress walking beside a wagon, baby cradled in her arms, children scattered behind, a woman, looking older than her years, stirring lye soap over an open fire, a dancehall girl on stage, miners watching her every move....
Time For Me to Fly
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
"Time For Me to Fly" is a dramatization of actual events that occurred leading up to the 17th and final mission of the B-17 Bomber “The Rusty Nail” and its crew on July 29th 1944. The story is presented and told as to how it may have looked through the eyes of SSgt Charles Curtis Campbell. It includes dates,locations and events which actually happened during WWII.
The Idealist
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 59,030. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012 by Aurora House. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Everyone has ideals. José Antonio Primo de Rivera has ideals. The young leader of a fascist political party, he plans to install a fascist government that will bring social justice to the long oppressed Spanish people.
Lines of Blue and Gray: Tales of the Civil War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,550. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012 by Cane Hollow Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The American Civil War was by far the most dramatic time in U.S. history. No one could escape its influence who lived in America while it was fought; indeed, we can still not escape its influence today. It was a contest for the soul of the nation, to define who and what America was to be. This volume is a collection of several Civil War short stories I’ve written over the years, as well as stand-a
A Vision Touch
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,630. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
To some it's just a pocket watch, to Jade, it's a window to the past. Simply touching the watch enables her to see the history tied to the watch. In this case, the watch is tied to a specific family. This leads her down the path of sorrow, happiness and tragedy. This path also leads her and her friends to a treasure and a murder.
The Pearl of Death
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,340. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012 by TWB Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
If money is the root of all evil, then the Pearl of Allah is the judge, jury and executioner. Based on a true story, follow Timoteo Matito, his family scattered by war, on an epic journey from the Philippines to America in search of a pearl that caused his father’s death in the jaws of a giant clam while pearl diving off the coast of Palawan.
Das Fräulein
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 87,470. Language: German. Published: December 10, 2012 by Ebozon Verlag. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Historischer Roman handelnd Anfang des 19. Jahrhunderts von Susanne Seitz
Behind the Grey: A Novel of the Civil War
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 126,980. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012 by Seahorse Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
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A young Southern lady must strike out on her own as the life she knows is torn apart—first by the horrific acts of a stranger, and then more completely by the cruel realities of America's Civil War. On her mission to avenge a terrible wrong she disguises herself as a Confederate soldier and joins the battle, and during her journey she learns that truth—and love—can be found in unexpected places.
Mighty Fortress
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You set the price! Words: 4,940. Language: American English. Published: December 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An Austrian pastor helps a Jewish family escape the Nazis, but their elderly grandmother must stay behind. He hides her in the church, caring for her and learning from her, until one fateful Christmas Eve.
Home of his Soul
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 138,410. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Two men lie dead in the bedchamber of Lord Artus's wife. His Master of Horse, for reasons he cannot imagine, is running down the stronghold hill as a mysterious woman enters its gates with a gift. Dark caves, a lost memory and those who would hold him back threaten to stop his quest to find his true destiny, but his desperate search could also rob him of his soul.
Pop! Goes the Weasel
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,560. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Memories of growing up in Australia during World War II inspire a story that weaves in and out of imagination and reality. For two children in Melbourne, the war is distant and unreal, but, almost imperceptibly, life is changing around them. Abruptly, they find themselves evacuated away from a loving family to harsher circumstances in the country. Do their experiences destroy or strengthen them? I