Books tagged: 1870s

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The Outlaw
Series: Western. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,980. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Western
Passengers at a train station and tell their version of outlaw Gentry's capture. Gentry series book one.
Loyal Valley: Captives
Series: Loyal Valley, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,400. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
When civilian investigators stumble upon Number Seven’s schemes, Lt. Col. Clint Donovan and his men must race across the state to save their lives and find out what they know. Meanwhile, a husband-hunting socialite runs away to Loyal Valley, only to discover that Texas is far more dangerous than she thinks. Who will keep his head and his life, and who will lose his freedom... or his heart?
Billy the Kid in Santa Fe: Wild West History, Outlaw Legends, and the City at the End of the Santa Fe Trail. A Non-Fiction Trilogy. Book One: Young Billy
Series: Billy the Kid in Santa Fe. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,370. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Billy the Kid spent part of his youth in Santa Fe. What was it like in the 1870s? How did its frontier character and Hispanic culture shape the development of this future desperado? What other residents did Billy encounter who would figure significantly in later chapters of his brief life? How did Billy spend his time as a youngster there? Did he ice skate, play baseball, tell ghost stories?
An Infinite Deal of Nothing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,630. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » Biography
In one year, 1871, two audacious frauds played out. One said diamonds were lying on the desert floor waiting to be scooped up at a secret location somewhere in the American west, while the other was a mine that everyone knew. While the locals thought it worthless, London went mad for shares in the Emma mine. New research finally answers the question who was responsible.
Macon's Perfect Shot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,100. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
A fourteen-year-old in the 1870s, Macon Josey, ventures to brand new Yellowstone Park with family friend Uncle Bird Calfee and lands in a series of adventures that test his mettle and newfound skill as a marksman.
Loyal Valley: Bystanders
Series: Loyal Valley, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,310. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Determined to lure Lt. Col. Clint Donovan and his military intelligence team to their deaths, Number Seven’s operatives attack Clint's friends and neighbors, orchestrating an Apache ambush and besieging a widowed horse rancher. Clint’s choices set the stage for a cavalryman’s finest hour and a town’s hard lesson in courage, but the question remains whether anyone can be an innocent bystander.
Loyal Valley: Assassination
Series: Loyal Valley, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,100. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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?
Charles Manson The Ancestry Of A Mass Murderer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Numerous true crime books have been published about the crimes of serial killer Charles Manson. My ebook differs from these types of books. I have written about the maternal and paternal genealogy of Manson's biological father, his stepfather, and his mother. I hope that readers will enjoy finding out about his roots in Kentucky. His family history can also be traced to OH, NC, NY, WVA, and VA.
Silver Concho
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,580. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
After being coerced by the Commander of Fort Lyon, Jake and Pat are left with no choice but to take on a manhunt for some outlaws. The hunt leads them across Colorado and draws them to a small town where Jake becomes at odds with the powers that be. Jake is left for dead on the Concho. The only thing that saves him is the ruthlessness and devotion of his pal Pat.
1880 Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Directory Topeka, Kansas
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
The Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad was completed to Santa Fe, New Mexico in 1880. I have used ancestral records to compile an employee directory for A.T.& S.F.R.R. for Topeka, Kansas. The directory lists titles of railroad workers, their family members, and where the came to Kansas from. The publication will be useful for students of railroad history and those doing family ancestry profiles.