Books tagged: 1900s

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Sherlock Holmes Edwardian Parodies and Pastiches II: 1905-1909
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,830. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Sherlock Holmes Edwardian Parodies and Pastiches II: 1905-1909 collects 40 pieces published during the middle phase of Conan Doyle’s life. Some were written by schoolboys, reporters,doctors, and other amateurs, but many professional writers turned out stories, such as “Banjo” Paterson, Max Beerbohm, Lincoln Steffens, Jacques Futrelle, Maurice Leblanc, and “Charlie Chan” creator Earl Derr Biggers.
Dear Arlie: Postcards to a Friend (1907-1913)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Postcards, Nonfiction » History » History of things
Traces of a friendship over a hundred years ago remain in the postcards Pauline Washburn sent to her friend Arlie Shinkle. Enjoy the journey of their friendship through these 21 postcards from 1907 to 1913. The historic images along with the words inscribed on the back take us back to a different time and place.
The Ethnicity Of Linda Lovelace
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Linda Lovelace, born Linda Susan Boreman, was of working class origins. Her father's people came to the United States from England and Ireland. The father was a New York City policeman until his retirement. As Linda Lovelace, Boreman starred in Deep Throat in 1972. She came to dislike her husband who she accused of forcing her to make porn films. Linda's maternal grandfather came to NY from Italy.
Edwardian England: A Guide to Everyday Life, 1900-1914
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,480. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Second edition of The Pocket Guide to Edwardian England, newly revised and expanded. The Edwardian Era simplified, organized, and easy to reference.
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.
Nineteenth Century Stars: 2012 Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,520. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
With almost 150 years of baseball history, the stories of many players from before 1900 were long obscured. The Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) first attempted to remedy this in 1989 by publishing a collection of 136 fascinating biographies of talented late-1800s players. Twenty-three years later, "Nineteenth Century Stars" has been updated with revised stats and re-released.
An Ideal Duchess (Bledington Park #1)
Series: Bledington Park, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,810. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Romance » Historical
In the tradition of Edith Wharton and Henry James--a new family saga featuring an indomitable American heiress torn between her quest for romance and her desire for independence. Amanda Vandewater embodies a new wave of American invaders when she meets and marries the 9th Duke of Malvern, though she soon discovers she desires more than a coronet and strawberry leaves.
88 Keys
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 65,620. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
A young Indian Prince has an extraordinary gift: he can see colors when he plays his piano. When his step-father plans to exploit his abilities to spread a revolt to free India from British rule, 88 Keys must leave India or go up in flames.
America's Most Remarkable : The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway
Price: $10.95 USD. Words: 160,130. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
The Hemingways had everything 1900's life had to offer, but it wasn't enough for their genius teenaged son, Ernest. Fueled by his overactive imagination, his devil-may-care attitude, together with too much late night consumption of classic adventure stories, Ernie and his friends embark on a series of adventures that carry the young Hemingway through his boyhood summers spent in Northern Michigan.
Lifters
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 83,750. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In the wild world of boomtown Seattle, circa 1908, store detective Emma Prothero stirs things up with the discovery of a well-connected gang of shoplifters that may be tied to a polar expedition and a world class wrestling match that may be "fixed." When some of the trails lead back to her own family and its dark secrets, Emma goes all out to find the truth.