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Untold Stories in California History
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,590. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Elected officials sometimes overlook flagrant violations to protect their own images. This happened time and time again in California history.
A Hanging Offense
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,560. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2018 by Metamorphosis Press. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Too late for the California gold rush, Frederick plans on making it to the Helena gold fields in time to make his fortune. The west feels foreign to him. He beds down in a rocky area after a day of long, hot travel on his bay mare. Frederick wakes to find his horse stolen and Helena still many miles away. A battle with the hostile land, for his life, lies ahead of him.
Riding from Memories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,860. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2018 by The Hartwood Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Disillusioned and heartbroken at the atrocities of the Civil War, Buck Johnson finds himself an outcast as a Union soldier born and raised in Alabama. Buck fights his way free, follows his heart, and rides away from his memories to start a new life on the Western frontier.
Peril and Promise: Mostly True Stories of Alaska
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,840. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This collection of 27 stories follows the history and development of Alaska, beginning with the arrival of the Russians in 1741.. There are stories of conquest and world war, of courageous pioneers and corrupt politicians. We’ll meet gold seekers and empire builders, criminals and community leaders. Some stories begin in capitals and outposts arund the world, but they end up all true Alaskan.
Survivor’s Heart
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,460. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2017 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Western
Trapped in the mountains by raging snowstorms and facing starvation, Jessie Speer has all but surrendered her dream of reaching California—until Daniel Bear, an outcast among his own people, risks his own life to save her.
Gold Country's Forgotten Places
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Researching and exploring the foothills and mountains of the Northern Sierra, looking for places that once were thriving towns during the Gold Rush, eventually dying out and vanishing, is something I thoroughly enjoy doing. This book is about some of those places, complete with GPS coordinates to help you find them.
Irish Gold
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 43,080. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2017 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Another Australian history adventure novel by award-winning author Clancy Tucker. A story of bushrangers, bravery and betrayal. Pat Toomey’s violent father dies, leaving Pat, his mother and four sisters in the Port Phillip District of Australia during the 1850’s gold rush. Pat and best friend, Seamus, are offered a job by Irishman, Michael Macevoy; to transport supplies to miners in Ballarat.
James Marshall and the Gold at Sutter's Mill
Series: Heroes in History 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2017 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
James Marshall was tired, but he was happy. He had a good job. James was helping to build a mill. He was working for a man named John Sutter. James was glad to be working. He was also glad to be strong enough to work. He was not always strong enough. Then James looked down. Find out how James finds gold at Sutter's Mill and starts the gold rush in this exciting 15-minute book. Reading level 2.6
California Legends
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 271,980. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Romance » Historical
The Golden State…These are chronicles of the Old West—of the native people who lived on the land for generations and the pioneers who came from all over the world in search of riches…the struggle to survive in a land without laws…the strange bedfellows that resulted from the clash of cultures…and the common language of the heart that spoke of a love more precious than gold.
The Pacifist
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,580. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2017 by Cosmic Teapot Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In 1866, Peter Baxter's misfortune ends the day he leaves Badgerys Creek orphanage. Unsure of what to do next, Peter finds himself on a farm run by Mr. Brown. Brown needs help and gives Peter a place to live in exchange for his labor. Brown's past is riddled with dark secrets tied to the same orphanage, which he has documented in a red folder.