Books tagged: 1900

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The 'Awakening' of China: Western Concepts of China in the Early 20th Century
Price: Free! Words: 12,980. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
The 'Awakening' of China: Western Concepts of China in the Early 20th Century' explores the reasoning behind the concept of "China's Awakening" at a time when China was weak, divided and dominated by western imperialism.
A Fence Around Her
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,300. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Having a mother with a past is never easy. For Ruthie, it becomes the struggle of a lifetime in 1900, the year Tobias Mortlock arrives in the gold mining town of Bodie, CA. Ruthie is suspicious of the stranger, but her trusting father gives him a job in the stamp mill. Soon Ruthie suspects her mother and Mortlock have become more than friends. Can Ruthie stop this man from destroying her family?
Gestalte op de heuvel
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: Dutch. Published: August 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Vertegenwoordigers van het Biosofisch Instituut en de Slang Groep sluiten zich omstreeks 1900 aaneen in een hallucinante onderneming. Doelwit is de zeer invloedrijke en puriteinse Mrs. Redcod op de top van de heuvel Clearview, ergens aan de Pacific in het noordwesten van de Verenigde Staten.
Shaken to the Core
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,260. Language: American English. Published: June 15, 2016 by Ylva Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Historical » USA
Kate Winthrop, daughter of a shipping magnate, is expected to marry a respectable man. But her true passion lies with photography—and with women. Much to the dismay of her parents, she becomes friends with their maid Giuliana. Then an earthquake hits San Francisco. Will the disaster shatter their tentative feelings? Or will they be able to save each other’s lives and hearts?
Wherever the Wind Blows
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,850. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Devastated by the loss of her family, Eleanor seeks a new life in New Zealand. Meeting John on-board ship seems to promise a wonderful future until they must disembark in totally different parts of the new country. It takes persistence and patience and a murder to be solved before the young lovers can look to a happy ending.
The First Olympic Golf Match
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
Golf is at last being re-introduced into the Olympic programme, and with information taken from the JWB Historical Library, compiled over four decades, this publication commemorates and reviews the first ever Olympic golf match played at Paris in 1900. The tributes to the players who took part will surprise you.
Alaska Gold Rush at Nome
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,610. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Mining
These are true stories of the Nome gold rush immortalized by the voices of the journalists and miners who lived through those exciting and dangerous times. Some of the miners made fabulous fortunes in gold pulled from the sands and creek beds around Nome. But other stories involve murder, theft, suicide, epidemics, starvation, claims jumping, freezing to death, and poverty.
The Eternal Flame
Price: Free! Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
We do as we must in these troubled times to reconstruct that which God destroyed.
The Crocus Bed (Short)
Price: Free! Words: 10,320. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013 by BraeVitae. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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Caught in a storm on the unsettled prairie, Marram’s only shelter becomes her worst nightmare.
Death; Juxtaposed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,750. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Long before the disaster of Katrina an estimated category 5 hurricane struck Galveston, Texas in 1900. Its thirty-foot wave surge and 100mph winds leveled the city and killed over eight thousand people. That is only part of the story.