Books tagged: history 1800s

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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
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: $7.99 USD. Words: 103,590. Language: British English. Published: March 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Romance » Time travel
'Sylvia Myer MD' is a story of London and time travel from 2016 to the era of Jane Austin. It is a story of how a contemporary young woman physician might respond to being wrenched from today back to 1800. How might she survive? How would that world respond to her? How might a man of 1800 respond to this woman of 2016?
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.
Forward With Hope
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,000. Language: Australian English. Published: June 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Levi and Isabelle Everett and their sons, Benjamin and Mark, arrive from England on the shores of Western Australia in the spring of 1833. On landing, Isabelle is taken ill. During this time they meet Samuel Murphy who joins them in their venture. Isabelle dies in childbirth before they reach their property. What will happen to the family stranded in a strange land?”
The Canadian Highland
Price: Free! Words: 86,930. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Starting over is never easy, especially if you are a young girl from the Scottish Highlands. Kicked out of her home, Molly Fraser accepts the opportunity to lay down roots in the Canadian wilderness. Violence and struggle meet her at every turn! She may be young, but events prove her to be more brave and powerful than any man.
П р о б у ж д а н е: История на Бабистката и Бахайската Вяра в Нейриз, Хюсейн Ахдие & Хилари Чапман
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 77,620. Language: Bulgarian. Published: February 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
През 1850 г. Нeйриз било спящо, малко земеделско градче във Фарс - провинция на Персия.1850 . Нейриз се разтърсва от болезнените вихри на пробуждането. Пробуждане е вдъхновяваща хроника на кървавото раждане на движението на Баб в Нейриз и прерастването на това движение в Бахайска общност в града, дала началото на Бахайската вяра на шест континента.
Jennie's American Short Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,080. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Fiction » Historical » USA
These are just a few of my favorite stories of how our country started. The brave men and women in this book are only fraction of the American heroes who have given all of their energies to make America what it is today. I hope future generations will follow their examples.
Gold Rush Wedding
Series: The California Argonauts. Price: Free! Words: 11,230. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Romance » Historical
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Lucinda Martin York and George Arnold Jr. have been through floods, fires, and freezing cold together in their pursuit of gold in California. Lucinda dreams of becoming one of the first women doctors. George dreams of building a mining empire. They are deeply in love and their friends and family are in Sacramento ready to celebrate their marriage. Only one thing can tear them apart.