Books tagged: historical 1880s

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A Coffin To Lie On
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,250. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Miranda Tollifson had an easy life after she married Minnesota farmer, Anselm Tollifson. He put up with her imaginary ailments and even brought in a woman to do the housework for her. All that changed when she went on a four month journey across the country to Oregon, enduring hardships. For so many reasons, she wished she didn't have to leave home. The important one was she was pregnant.
Ghosts of Evergreen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,800. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Ghosts or spirits of Houlton's founders who reside in Evergreen cemetery appear to two local adolescent boys. The ghosts are not threatening, demonic, gruesome, grizzly, or have any intention of interfering with the teenagers' pursuits. Conversely, the ghosts eagerly interact with the youngsters and respond to all of their questions regarding the growth of their community, hardships suffered by
Fire in Carriagetown
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Quaker mill worker Faith Bailey encounters an arsonist who burns down the town's carriage industry in 1888 Massachusetts, she uses her smarts and her faith to track down the killer.
Doctor Kinney's Housekeeper
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,970. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Romance » Western
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From nursemaid to widow to housekeeper to cook, Jane Weber finds herself always watching, wondering, and observing, rarely partaking in the action of life around her, surprised when she matters to others. It's a thoughtful and singular journey taken during the newly minted years of the Dakota Territories, when settlers were pouring in and the Native Americans were moved out.
The Governess and the Stalker
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,420. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Jesse West is determined to destroy the family that wronged him so badly. For former governess Michelle Devine, it becomes a battle of wits to deal with Jesse, who has no other purpose in life than to kill her.
Finding Billy Battles: An Account of Peril, Transgression and Redemption
Series: Finding Billy Battles: An Account of Peril, Transgression and Redemption, Book I. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,430. Language: American English. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
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Finding Billy Battles is the saga of an extraordinary man's perilous and riveting journey from the untamed plains of 19th century Kansas to the mysterious Far East and elsewhere.
Golden Love
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,230. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
An old prospector, Sour Dough, makes possible Laura Rutherford’s escape from a Colorado mining town in 1880 to accept a scholarship to Eton College in Denver. With her teaching degree comes heartbreak. Back in Placer she teaches the miners’ children and helps Jennie, a dance hall girl, learn to read. Jennie’s shocking death resolves Laura to work to get the mine owners to help the miners’ families
Tattered Covers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,970. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
Wearing a little black dress and pearls, Azalea Pruett opens her front door and finds her BMW hoisted onto a long-bed trailer. A man in a blue jumpsuit explains he has a repo order for her car. Zal goes from riches to rags. A trip to her grandmother's birthplace in the Colorado mountains brings new life, romance, and an unexpected skeleton dangling from the family tree.
The Perfect Suitor
Series: The Bewildering Love, Book 1. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 93,580. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency
The Feeling of Destiny… Lady Evelyn Marie Manning finally arrives amid the excitement of the London Season. Can she find the perfect suitor? Paxton Witley, the Earl of Devonhurst, is noble, unbelievably handsome, protective, and kind. Evelyn finds it difficult to focus on her suitors when he is near.
Clara
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,760. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Biographical
In 1883 Clara left her home in Indiana and everything she had ever known to go with her young husband and small child to establish a home and raise a family in Kansas. Her strength to face the hardships she encounters there comes from her indomitable spirit, her sense of humor, and her devout faith.