Books tagged: 1880s

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Cactus Flower
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,230. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » General
Eulalie Gibb comes to Rio Penasco to escape a murderous maniac and believes she’s prepared for life in Wild West—until she meets Nick Taggart. As for Nick—who barely escaped a family full of managing females with his hide intact—even if he believed in true love, which he doesn’t, he can’t imagine his personal love being the prickly Eulalie Gibb. They both have a lot to learn.
The Long, Hard Winter of 1880-81 What was it Really Like?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,490. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate, Nonfiction » History » American
Laura Ingalls Wilder's classic novel The Long Winter tells the riveting story of the winter of 1880-81 with three day blizzards, forty ton trains stuck in the snow, houses buried in snowdrifts and a town that nearly starved. How much of her story was fact, and how much was fiction? Using newspaper articles, autobiographies and historical accounts, the story of the monster winter of '80-81 is told.
Moonlight Whispers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 100,710. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
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Desperate to escape an arranged marriage, orphaned Serena Lark fled into the wild Arizona territory to seek refuge at an old Mormon fort she once called home. But the safe haven she remembered was now a deserted ranch, rumored to be haunted by the ghost of a proud and vengeful cowboy.
The Deer Run Trail
Series: The Trail Westerns, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 73,470. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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When Ruben Beeler found Arliss Hyatt near shot to death, he didn’t know his life was fixin’ to change. Green as grass, Rube was a long way from bein’ any kind of pistoleer or shootist, but Marshal Marion Daniels needed help with that Duncan bunch an’ growed Rube up right quick. Then a town in trouble put him behind a badge of his own, an’ it come time to root hog or die, on the DEER RUN TRAIL.
The Long Journey Home
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Inspirational
A young man in his late teens has an argument with his father and leaves home, traveling west to become a cowboy. He writes to his mother but remains distant to his father. After five years he must face his uncertainties when his mother falls ill and asks him to return home to see her.
The Nodaway Trail
Series: The Trail Westerns, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,670. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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The vicious murder of one woman and the dreadful mutilation of another pits Ruben Beeler against a crime dynasty of hired killers and a bitter father bent on revenge in action that is fast, furious, and ofter fatal. With the help of an unlikely ally, once again it is time to kill or be killed when Rube and Marion Daniels saddle up to ride the NODAWAY TRAIL.
Tom Poorman Of The Philadelphia Athletics
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
My ebook looks at a versatile and little known major league baseball player of the pre-modern era (before 1903). I have empasized the family heritage of Tom Poorman, as well as his baseball career. Poorman played in the late 19th century, a time when games often ended in ties because of darkness. I hope that my research will create more interest in the history of baseball's early players.
Railroad Worker Profiles Wake County North Carolina 1880-1917
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
My eBook profiles employees of the Seaboard Air Line Railroad, Raleigh and Augusta Air Line Railroad, and Southern Railway. Each of these railroad companies kept offices in Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina by the late 19th century. Individual workers include train executives, conductors, moulders, firemen, engineers, clerks, and laborers. The text was compiled from city directories, 1880-1917.
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.
Charles Manson The Ancestry Of A Mass Murderer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
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.