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Tracks Across Alaska - A Dog Sled Journey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 132,300. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A Scotsman dreams of driving a dog sled across Alaska. Arriving there with no experience, he learns the hard way. This is much more than the story of that feat of self-reliance and endurance; it defines the deep bond between man and dog; it is a portrait of the land - beautiful, rich, empty, sometimes murderous - its history and the people who live there. And it has become a classic.
Alaska Gold Rush: True Stories Told By The People Who Were There
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,850. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
Alaska Gold Rush is a unique collection of 12 stories -- the best we could find -- torn from the pages of gold rush-era newspapers. These are great gold rush stories such as "Rush Into New Fields" and "Miners Fleeced by the Mounted Police" that focus on the real trials and tribulations of novice gold miners and the bandits that prayed on them in a harsh land.
Judas Island (Promise of Gold book one)
Series: Promise of gold, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,860. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
As she stood on the deck of the brig Gosling, Harriet Gray was forced to face an unhappy truth. At eighteen, the English actress had already known more than her share of betrayal. And now, a dishonest shipmaster had stranded her on board a ship that was manned by a lusty, treasure-hunting crew, with a pirate captain whose dangerous smile barely concealed his fury.
Calafia's Kingdom (Promise of Gold book two)
Series: Promise of gold, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,380. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Like a phantom dogging Harriet Gray’s trail, Frank Sefton is polished, charming—and utterly ruthless. Once, he abandoned the actress to a miserable fate on the far-flung shores of New Zealand. Now, he is back in her life—full of devious schemes to rob and mortify her, far from the protection of Captain Jake Dexter, and his gold-seeking crew.
Dearest Enemy (Promise of Gold book 3)
Series: Promise of gold, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,100. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
That the Gosling Company should become a theatrical company was a preposterous idea—as crazy as the actual fact that Captain Jake Dexter, once a respectable Yankee mariner, was now an infamous pirate. Yet, he had already travelled such a long, strange path as a fortune-hunting adventurer that metamorphosing into the manager of the first theatre in Sacramento was just another step.
The Emigrants - Gold & Glory
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 25, 2014 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Historical » General
Transport and the tyranny of distance was the real problem for the colony. Distance determined the how far wheat, the most valuable of the farm crops, could be transported. Cattle walked to market losing a little fat but the beef the small population could consume, was limited. Only sheep were valuable enough to show a profit. However, the lifeblood of the colony was labour. Then they found gold!