Books tagged: 1890s

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The Homesteaders: Following a Dream
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,820. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
The first in a series of novels, The Homesteaders: Following a Dream, introduces the reader to a young girl being raised by her widowed father in late nineteenth century America. Her dream is to become a doctor, like her father. Clara finds she has only two who believe in her, and then her life is changed when she meets another in the form of a handsome self-educated farm boy.
For Love’s Sake
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,600. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
For over a hundred years, New Orleanians have settled affairs of honor at Dueling Oaks in the City Park (formerly the Allard Plantation). In the early years, none dare refuse a challenge. It was the Code Duello. This changed after the city became American.
The Twenty Seven Murders of Henry H. Holmes
Price: Free! Words: 13,200. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
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Dr. Henry H. Holmes was a serial killer from nightmares. In 1890s Chicago he built a "murder castle" filled with torture rooms, suffocation chambers and vats for disposing of bodies. Or so his legend goes. This book critically examines his confession and autobiography to determine who Holmes really was.
The Genealogy of Herman Webster Mudgett
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Herman Webster Mudgett (1861-1896) was from Gilmanton, New Hampshire. His roots are in rural New England. Aside from Mudgett, his relatives had the surnames Page and Price. My e-book looks Herman Mudgett's ancestry from the family's origins in Exeter and Norfolk in England. I have included ancestral information about the mass murderer's wives, his son and daughter, and one of his accomplices.
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.
Benny Kauff Baseball Phenom And Outcast
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Benjamin Michael Kauff was a controversial major league centerfielder. He was only 5'8" but possessed tremendous hitting power, especially to right field in the old New York Polo Grounds. Heralded as the "Ty Cobb of the Federal League", he signed with the NY Giants in 1916.. Benny's career ended prematurely in 1920, after he was banished from baseball by Commissioner Kennesaw Mountain Landis.
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.
Resurrected
Series: Tender Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 54,170. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Christian » Romance
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Resurrected, Book One, Tender Mysteries Series of Inspirational Historical Romance July, 1895: An investigation into a series of thefts leads Deborah Willet to an irresistible man and a shocking discovery about another love in her life. The Romance Studio says: “Ms. Shaff is a gifted writer that always delivers in her stories.”
Automatons for Peace -The Amazi Chronicles Book 1
Series: Amazi Chronicles, Book 1 ยท Historical Fiction. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,590. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Return to the past of New York, where a young man arrives seeking a fresh start. A rapid series of events unfold, leading him from darkness into light, from remorse to creating instruments for peace, from the sweatshop to starting his own business designing devices to make a difference in the world. He is ahead of his time in creating a robotic human. An inspiring story of rebuilding one's life.
Moonlit Days and Nights
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 121,620. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Crime Writers of Canada winner for best first novel. Welcome to Toronto in the naughty eighteen nineties with its glorious opera houses, sumptuous brothels, underworld gangs, and drugs galore. Follow the adventure of Reginald Ravencroft - the rustic dreamer from Balls Falls as he heads off to Toronto on a mission of revenge involving burglaries, kidnapping, murder and a good deal of shopping.