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Looking Back: True Stories of Mountain Maryland
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,450. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
From the unsolved to the unusual. From the historical to the hysterical. From the famous to the friendly. This is life in the Maryland mountains. Here are the stories of people who tamed the mountains, established cities, raised families and lived their lives. This collection of 40 stories spans 220 years of life in Western Maryland.
Looking Back II: More True Stories of Mountain Maryland
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,390. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Enjoy more true stories of Mountain Maryland in this follow-up to James Rada, Jr.'s popular Looking Back collection. Looking Back II collects 47 history articles gathered from Rada's award-winning Looking Back columns, Allegany Magazine and other publications. Some of them have been updated with new information that Rada uncovered since their initial publication.
October Mourning: A Novel of the 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,800. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
In October 1918, Spanish Flu left behind 40 million dead. In Cumberland, Md., Dr. Alan Keener wants to take steps to prevent its spread, but he is met with resistance from old-school doctors who believe that the flu’s deadliness is overblown and easily treated. His work is complicated as a street preacher named Kolas aids the flu’s spread.
The Rain Man
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,590. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Raymond Twigg hates the rain because it gives the Rain Man power. It is a power to bring Raymond to his knees or drive him to deadly action. As the March 1936 rains bring the St. Patrick’s Day Flood, the worst flood ever seen in Cumberland, Maryland, it also unleashes the power of the Rain Man on the citizens of the city.
The Gourmet's Guide to Making Sausage Vol. II
Series: The Gourmet's Guides to Making Sausage. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,750. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Methods / General
The Gourmet's Guide to Homemade Sausage Vol. II is the second volume detailing a further 111 recipes for making international sausages. Like Vol. I it also provides guidelines for the making of homemade sausages including sausage types, equipment, health, ingredients, additives, casings, production, methods and recipe records.
Kidnapping the Generals: The South's Most-Daring Raid Against the Union Army
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
In 1865, McNeill's Rangers rode into Union-occupied Cumberland, Md., and kidnapped General Benjamin Kelly and General George Crook from their hotel room. This is the story of the planning and daring execution of this raid that became one of the last victories of the Confederacy in the Civil War.
Hittin’ the Trail: Day Hiking Barron County, Wisconsin
Series: Hittin' the Trail, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,880. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Imagine a place of more than a hundred glacial lakes and trout streams, full of rustic charm and beauty in its farms and villages, all where ancient hills that formed 1.7 billion years ago stand as a backdrop. The place is real: It’s called Barron County, Wisconsin.
Canawlers
Series: Canawlers, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,760. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
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During the Civil War, the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal was the de facto border between the Union and Confederate states. Canawlers is the story of the Fitzgerald family as they try and make their living on the C&O Canal amid the fighting between the North and South.
The Fiddler
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,230. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011 by Ideas into Books: Westview. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Classical & allegory, Fiction » Historical » General
"Return with THE FIDDLER to a time when aunts and uncles were just additional parents, when you could drowse in a porch swing, listening to murmurs of old tales. Dale Meador has created these folks who surely did live, love, laugh, work, worship, and raise their families here. You may already know them … just by other names." Corrynne Clements
A Walking Tour of Cumberland, Maryland
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,970. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Cumberland, Maryland is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.