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The Foothill Spirits: Book One - Frontier Life & the Shawnees
By Betty Casbeer Carroll
Price: Free! Words: 33,470. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Fiction
This is a historical novel set in 1803 for teens and parents. It uses fantasy and time travel to engage young readers with the fictional Douglas family, who are squatting in the Ohio wilderness near a family of defiant Shawnees, who believe the land belongs to everyone and refuse to move to Indian Territory in northwest Ohio. Both families are hiding from the militia (ordered to evict them).
Roaring River
By Richard Puz
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
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
By Richard Puz
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
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
By Richard Puz
Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction
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.
Abraham
By Richard Puz
Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 2. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction
Young raw-recruit Abraham is exposed to the terror of war during the Battle for New Orleans. A frontiersman provides the wisdom to help him survive and become a man.
Phillipa and the Big Scot
By Joan Adamak
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,260. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Fiction
1880s: young, beautiful, rich, pampered Bostonian Phillipa naively seduced by suave Armand conceives,is forced into a loveless marriage with smitten Western fur trader, Scotty MacTavish. Unprepared, Phillipa faces the hardships and rigors of riding horseback westward, Indians, miscarriage, bears, mountain men, rugged frontier living. Can Phillipa ever come to love Scotty and adapt to his life?
Ouabache
By David A. Lottes
Series: , Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,620. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Fiction
Ouabache is the old French spelling of Wabash, the Algonquin word waapaahšiiki, the name the Miami Indians gave to the river that runs through Ohio, Indiana and Illinois. This is a novel about life in the valley during the French Colonial period.
The Westering
By Tom Sheehan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,130. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by MilSpeak Books. Category: Fiction
The 21 short stories crafted by Tom Sheehan in THE WESTERING tell of the pioneering of those who came from many countries, many customs, many cultures, and brought much of that mix with them to create the American West as we now know it. THE WESTERING has been nominated for the 2012 National Books Award in Fiction.
My Best Man's Mother
By Mary C. Findley
Price: Free! Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Fiction
Once his friend Jeremy is free from prison it seems as if all Benny's troubles are over. It can't be that hard to get his mother married and get a new home for them both. Benny wonders if God can really make all things new -- Jeremy's scarred face, Uncle Tom's hard heart, and delay after delay of plans for a new future doctoring and spreading the Word out West.
Animosity
By Dennis Wilson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,510. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Fiction
This is a story of two men,adversaries since childhood,who grow up on the frontier at the turn of the twentieth century. Despite their genuine decency, their animosity toward one another grows and eventually erupts with devastating results.