Books tagged: irish immigrant

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Shelter from the Storm
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,860. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Romance » Historical
An Irish indentured servant, Abigail Flynn has managed to escape her lecherous American patron, thanks to his wife. Alone, traveling west on a buckboard wagon, Abigail is caught in a violent storm. As she shelters beneath the wagon, she doubts that things could get much worse — but they do.
Sierra Bride
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,580. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Sierra Bride Irish mail-order bride Corrie Kiernan needs a place to hide. Witness to a brutal murder, she’ll do anything to escape the killer who now threatens her life. But can a man who values honesty above everything else love a woman whose life is a lie?
Owney Madden Irish Beer Racketeer Of Prohibition Era New York City
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
By his own count Owney Madden was jailed 140 times. He was imprisoned for the murder of rival gangster Patsy Doyle in 1914. One time Owney was freed from Sing Sing Prison on a writ of habeas corpus. He returned voluntarily after it was discovered that he was leading the high life at Florida's Hialeah Park instead of working at a laundry in Brooklyn under the supervision of a parole officer.
The Dynasty of Laurence Burke: Legacy of an Irish Immigrant
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,850. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
“I departed the train at the end of the track in Salina, Kansas and with my knap sack and a suitcase started walking south toward the Santa Fe Trail. I was looking for unclaimed land suitable for farming. My savings were about gone and time was running out to find a suitable claim. I followed the Santa Fe Trail and joined a wagon train of merchants headed for Santa Fe."
Northern Pacific Railway Directory Fargo, North Dakota 1896-1916
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
My eBook consists of small bios of Northern Pacific Railway Employees in Fargo, North Dakota from 1896-1916. The biographical details includes ancestral information on each person who worked for N P Ry in Fargo. The e-book is pertinent to individuals who are railway enthusiasts. It is also a fine resource to learn more about Fargo, ND/Moorhead, MN history.