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Driven to Rage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,780. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In this mystery of a family divided we see brother set against brother, and wife against husband. It's Michigan's Copper Country, in the early 1900s. Why does one of the brothers disappear for so long, and where does he go? There's a deliberate explosion in the mine. Will Sheriff Foster discover who caused it? We meet two strong women from different worlds who foment the 1913 strike.
The Dishwater Tree
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 62,690. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014 by Raven Publishing of Montana. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Historical
In 2002, Worthy Chambers’ dying wish is to know who left her on the orphanage’s steps eighty years ago. In 1922, young Josephine Rourke, engaged to the vice president of her father's mining company, falls in love with an Irish activist for miners' rights. Their love brings great anguish and deep trouble. A lonely willow on a barren hill weaves the two women's stories together.
Copper Chameleon
Price: Free! Words: 20,470. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Disguised as a boy, Ann Marie finds that a handsome boss is harder to ignore than the muscle aches from doing backbreaking work in a copper mine.
The Boarding House
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 34,600. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012 by Raven Publishing of Montana. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Other, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / General
The lives of eleven-year-old Emmie Hynes and her twelve-year-old brother, Conrad are changed forever when a tragic mining accident kills their beloved Papa. Forced to bid a numb farewell to their home and friends in Butte, Montana, they move with their mama into a dilapidated boarding house in Philipsburg, a small town across the mountains.
The War of the Copper Kings
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,840. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012 by Riverbend Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A the dawn of the 20th century, Butte, Montana was the richest hill on earth. Copper was the treasure, eagerly sought for wiring the modern world, and the hard rock below Butte was riddled with thick veins of the precious metal. Those who controlled the copper could make billions of dollars, the fortune sought by three men who fought for Butte’s mineral wealth.
Flowers of Vitriol
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,570. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
It is 1817 and in Amlwch, copper capital of the world, discontent amongst the poor and the disaffected, is about to explode. Mine Superintendent, Tom Kendrick, brings his bride, the beautiful Cornish girl, Alys, 20 years his junior home to Amlwch. The arrival of the Irish sea captain, and his friendship with Kendrick, sets off an intriguing tale of love, jealousy, treachery and blackmail.