Books tagged: history 1800s

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No Safe Haven
Price: $3.99 $2.00 USD. (50% off!) Words: 114,070. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Nothing ever happens in Gettysburg. At least, that's what spunky, fifteen-year-old Tillie Pierce believes in late June 1863. But as the Confederate soldiers begin to arrive, dread for her long silent brothers, James and William, eats at her confidence in God's mercy. Where are the Union boys who are supposed to protect them? Will they come to their rescue or will the town succumb to the enemy?
Journey into Darkness
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 102,120. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Kit Markham flees to England in 1855. She is determined to stay away long enough to regain control over her future. The Crimean War is drawing to a close in Europe and nurses are needed on the hospital ships bringing the wounded back to Britain. Kit volunteers.After caring for him she realises a calling to train as a doctor and travels to America where she becomes embroiled in the US Civil War.
Sand Bag Citadels on the Plains
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The history of two frontier military outposts guarding the Fort Dodge to Camp Supply military road in the early 1870s. Written from the historic records and the words of the men and women who were there.
Blasket
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,510. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: November 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
‘Thin Places’ are like metaphysical magnets. They are so called by ancient orders of Celts for their intrinsic attraction to converging fault lines. These lines are what separate reality from the alternate and metaphysical realities than run constantly parallel to this one. 'Thin Places' are where recorded and undocumented histories reverberate through time itself.
The Tercentennial Baron
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 109,470. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
When fearsome spirits warn that his Scottish town is in danger, 13-year-old Percival Dunbar sets out to uncover the truth. However, his search leads him into the path of the legendary Tercentennial Baron, who’s been appearing at scenes of battle for 300 years. Now Percival must join with the Baron and learn his story so they can discover what evil force is approaching, before it’s too late.
An Automobile Odyssey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,040. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
You are about to read a story of a man who started out in life with next to nothing and was able to achieve the American dream with notable success in the automobile industry. Much has been written about America’s love affair with the automobile. My love affair with the automobile was a lasting one. I can recall my humble start as a parts counterman in a NAPA Auto Parts store.
Gunfighters and Hooligans of the Old West
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,940. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The outlaw, is a character unique in our national history, and one who has been seen in many other countries than this. The names Billy the Kid, Frank and Jesse James, Wild Bill Hickok, John Westley Hardin, and Pat Garrett paint a picture of a romanticized version of the old West to most people. However, the truth is that this was a very brutal and bloody time in our history.
A Walk in Time
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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Starting with an eerie walk in the woods, a pause, a ghostly meeting and through an instant threshold of time I walked out of my body and into a past life…a life so real that at that time, it must have existed.
Sylvia Myer MD - Sometime Somewhere
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 103,420. Language: British English. Published: March 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Romance » Time travel
‘Sylvia Myer MD’ is a Romance history Novel about London and two London people - Sam Bullen and Sylvia Myer – born in the same country but born two centuries apart. They meet in June 1800 AD. at the doorstep of #29 Gower St. London.. Sam - a trader – is arriving home after a nightmare journey from India. Sylvia– a medical doctor from 2016 AD - is a new victim of rare time kidnap..
Hubris, a Railroad Through the Grand Canyon, and the Death of Frank Mason Brown: A Parable for Our Time
Price: Free! Words: 10,420. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
“Really!? A railroad through the bottom of the Grand Canyon?” Crazy, right? But in fact, it came closer to happening than most realize. Here is the little-known story of how hubris killed the railroad’s president and saved the Grand Canyon. It offers a lesson on the fate of men who concoct such schemes and promise riches without regard to environmental consequences or costs to future generations.