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Ruth's Adventure
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 100,470. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Western, Fiction » Western
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In the spring of 1904, Ruth Andrews travels with her family in a covered wagon from a whistle-stop in Colorado into the mountains and to her family’s new home in a log cabin. She learns to ride a pony, shoot a rifle, cook on a campfire, and take turns doing chores. She was eight years old. She had two brothers and two sisters. She meets a boy her age and they become best friends.
Jack Pepper Discovers the Lusitania
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 25,950. Language: British English. Published: January 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Jack Pepper and his friends are researching the fascinating history of his great grandfather, John Nelson Pepper in 1915 who after a series of adventures found himself on the Lusitania.
The Secret Boy's Club of Meadowbrook Farms
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,510. Language: Simple English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Willie and Joe Butler have a club. They have a lot of fun fishing, hiking, and swinging on a rope over the quicksand bog of Simpson Creek and just playing in the woods behind Meadowbrook. Joe wants his friend, Morgan, to join the club. Morgan is soft and overweight. It's going to be tough getting him in shape, and to top it all off, Wayne Carson, the local bully, has other plans.
White Gold
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 158,590. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015 by Jonkro Books. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
The electrifying saga of the machinists, masons, powder-gangs, cooks and mechanics who flocked to Panama to build the Canal and how in their quest to reshape the world they risked it all for an enticing dream and the sake of love. A profoundly human story, White Gold will appeal to those with a taste for romance and adventure as well as anyone who has dared to pursue the dream of a better life
Red Jacket
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,680. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
It’s 1892, the fourth and nastiest year of the Civil War. With war prices for some things going through the roof, there are some cargoes that are too tempting, tucked down in places too risky, and a ship captain has to weigh both if he wants to make a profit and stay afloat. Normally my parents would have been back in port a week ago, but they’re overdue. Nothing to worry about yet – much.
Hic Sunt Dracones: Being a True Account of the Rescue of Professor George Herbert Endeavour from a Curious Misadventure
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,750. Language: British English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Mashups
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Professor Endeavour is perhaps the most brilliant scientist of the Victorian era. Certainly that is his opinion. The veteran of many expeditions, he has gone to Hungary, determined to capture a newly reported predator in the Carpathian Mountains. But who is hunting whom? And what fearless adventurers shall save him?
The Scapegoat
Series: The Asker Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 127,290. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Newlyweds Cedric and Doris Asker sail for New Zealand aboard the Elingamite. But they become separated when the ship sinks near the Three Kings Islands with the loss of many lives. The Askers strive to overcome tragedy, disaster, business failure, and a wrongful murder conviction.
The River Way Home: The Adventures of the Cowboy, the Indian, & the Amazon Queen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,600. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Best Florida YA Book of 2013! Best Florida Adult Fiction of 2013! (The Florida Authors and Publishers Association) ALLIGATORS, OUTLAWS, AND TOURISTS? Join three young teens, an African-American girl and two boys, a Cracker and a Seminole, on the adventure of a lifetime through the Florida Jungle of 1914.
A Gun in the Water: The Tragedy of Marcus McAllister
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,390. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
An Irish immigrant, down on his luck, embraces his violent past in order to provide for his family. Events spiral beyond his control and he's forced to confront his faltering moral compass. Turn of the century Maine provides a vibrant backdrop for this story of redemption and tragedy.
Clockwork Nessie
Price: Free! Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013 by Spencer Imaginarium. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
An intrepid young woman in pre-World War 1 Scotland, who prefers science to matrimony, discovers a world of incredible secrets her late father was keen on hiding from her. Clockwork Nessie is a short story featuring steam-powered inventions, monsters, pirates and handsome scientists.