Books tagged: coal miners

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The Trout Pond
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 54,370. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Fisherman makes a find in a pond that tears a small town apart. A Trout Pond, like a small town, has big fish eating small fish. The bigger they are the harder they fall! The Trout Pond tells about people who change. Most of us are resistant to change, but as you will see in this story we can and do often change when the circumstances force us, or when the opportunity for a better life comes along
Coal Dust and Cave Mud the Early Years
Series: Coal Dust and Cave Mud. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 7,860. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Growing up just seems to happen, there is no stopping it. We get older each day. Along the way we have experiences that keep coming back and replaying in our minds over and over again. At some point in life a lot of us will have the urge to write about them. I don’t know if my life is much different than all the other men who grew up in the 50’s and 60’s, but I would like to share it with you.
A Deadly Courtship
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,610. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2018 by Encircle Publications. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency
In 1818 London, fashionable society views Alexandra Sinclair as an outspoken bluestocking from a scandalous family. Then word gets out that she is about to receive a sizeable inheritance. Suddenly Alexandra has a flood of eager suitors, all displeased to learn that she intends to never marry. Alexandra is forced to fight for her independence—and her life.
Death Down Below
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,850. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
It is 1984 and a series of gruesome murders takes place at a colliery. DS Eirwen "I" Davies is tasked with solving the murders. “I”, an instinctive free thinker and elite athlete, realizes that the murders are intertwined with the fabric of society, and she fights the establishment, the union, sexism within the police force, and forces of darkness before the story reaches its explosive climax.
Grandpa Tell Us A Story - Short Story 8
Series: Grandpa Tell Us. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
No Questions For Grandpa This Time? - Share in some local coal mining / railroad history followed by some paranormal activities.
A Grievous Wrong: One Boy's Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,630. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
John, a boy from a Pennsylvania coal town in the 1920's, enlarges his vision of a loving family to take in the ugliness and hopelessness of his family's livelihood. Historically on target John faces poverty, mine disasters, and a massive strike he may have triggered that now threatens him personally.
Tales From The Allotments
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,770. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
‘Tales from the Allotments’ is suitable reading for any teenager and adult. Although set in the 19th and early 20th centuries, it is a timeless story that is just as relevant today as it was 150 years ago. It tells of the transition of 18 redundant coal miners to 18 allotment workers after their sole employer in the village, the pit is closed down and their families become poverty stricken.
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.
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