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Leadville, A Steve Dancy Tale
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,570. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In 1879, Joseph McAllen asks Dancy for help. Ute renegades have abducted a girl near Mesa Verde, Colorado, and the Pinkerton captain wants Dancy to join the rescue party. The trail doesn't lead into the mountains, but to Leadville—a mining town teeming with the worst elements of a raw frontier.
Pony Anne and the Silver Lantern Express
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays
Pony Anne and the Silver Lantern Express is a fanciful tale of the only female Pony Express rider. On Christmas Eve, 1860 Anne takes the reins for her injured fiancé and delivers the mail. Along the way Anne meets a helpful, but mysterious stranger driving a sleigh across the deep snow. The stranger gives Pony Anne a magical silver lantern that helps her family for generations.
I Followed the Wolf, Buck's Story, the prequel/sequel to Where the Mockingbird Sang
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 132,640. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
I am Nathanial James Buchannan, Buck, and been so since I was born. I lived most of my life on the frontier, from a cabin in the wilderness, to a Cherokee village, to the cities in the east, to the mountains in the west, and back again. Mine’s a good story. I don’t like the writing, I do like the telling, and I hope y’all enjoy the reading. I've sure enjoyed the living.
Roaring River
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Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 6 . Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Bushwhackers ambush two men, killing one. The survivor leads a posse to track down the band of killers, leading to an epic battle.
Three Bells & Newtonia
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Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 7 . Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Two short stories are presented about American frontier life in the 1800s. Three Bells- -Settlers on remote Indiana farms prepare for attacks from Chief Blackhawk's warriors. What happens one fateful night changes everyone forever. Newtonia--Compassion is found by settlers on the frontier, caught between warring armies as the Civil War rages in southwest Missouri.
Smoke
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Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 8. Price: Free! Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Short Story about the American frontier in the 1800s. Prairies are one of God’s greatest gifts, but these can also turn deadly. Pioneers take desperate measures to save everything they have created.
Arkansas Storm and Captain Jonathan Buzzard
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Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 3. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Contains two short stories from the American frontier of the 1800s . . . Arkansas Storm is the tale about pioneers traveling the big rivers of America on flatboats, when they run into a storm that threatens their lives and the loss of all they own. Captain Jonathan Buzzard is an action-packed tale. Brazen and courageous, he takes on outlaws threatening a pioneer's family on a remote Ohio farm.
New World: a Frontier Fantasy Novel
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Price: Free! Words: 67,360. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
In a land called Mira, the brutal sacking of a young colony links the fates of two opposite characters: a twelve-year-old printer's son named Simon Jones and his long-lost uncle Tiberius Bogg, one of Mira's legendary mountain men. Together they trek through a merciless landscape full of extraordinary creatures -- all culled from American tall tales, Indian legends, and backwoods folklore.
The Fifth Rider: New Damascus
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Price: Free! Words: 16,910. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
New Damascus was a place of desert and mountain. It was a town suffering from sickness, where trouble always stopped by to holiday. It was the preacher who finally took matters into his own hands, praying for salvation. Salvation didn't come. Something else did.
Hank of Twin Rivers, Book One: Journey of Change
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,700. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Twelve-year-old Hank loses his mother to cholera in 1855. When Hank’s pa leaves their Iowa homestead to find free land in Nebraska, Hank is forced to go with him. Uncle Mac brings Irish humor into Hank's life and serves as a cushion between Hank and his father. Hank tangles with thieves, meets a black trapper along the Platte, and discovers the preacher's daughter, a tomboy who doesn't like boys.