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Alaska Gold Rush at Nome
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,610. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Mining
These are true stories of the Nome gold rush immortalized by the voices of the journalists and miners who lived through those exciting and dangerous times. Some of the miners made fabulous fortunes in gold pulled from the sands and creek beds around Nome. But other stories involve murder, theft, suicide, epidemics, starvation, claims jumping, freezing to death, and poverty.
All That Glitters
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015 by Blushing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Elizabet Lauderman dreams of going off in search of adventure. Her opportunity arrives when she reads about a steamship that docks in San Francisco that is full of gold. So the adventure- seeking Elizabet goes off with her gold-seeking family friend to join the Klondike stampede. Her friend abandons her, and a strange mountain man takes her under his wing. Can she convince him to keep her there?
The Man in the Mask
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,150. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
An A’lle Chronicles short mystery by the author of Backli’s Ford. To fulfill her sister’s dying wish, Violet takes the long, arduous journey to the far north, one step ahead of her larcenous uncle’s hired thugs. But when she finds herself in danger in the Yukon wilderness, she will trust her life to a strange man in a golden mask. A classic murder mystery that crosses pulp with steampunk
Dog Team to Dawson: A Quest for the Cosmic Bannock and Other Yukon Stories
Series: Yukon books by Bruce Batchelor. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,850. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Dog racing, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
"Dog Team to Dawson" is a nostalgic collection of four true Yukon stories written by bestselling author Bruce Batchelor. The title story is the account of two young people travelling by dog team, tackling a long-abandoned Gold Rush era route. This book is the prequel to "Nine Dog Winter", providing readers of that classic account with earlier adventures into the heart and soul of Canada's North.
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.
Look Up, Seattle! A Walking Tour of Pioneer Square
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,330. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Seattle's Pioneer Square is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
The Call of the Wild In Plain and Simple English (Annotated)
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 48. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,380. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Classics
Jack London's classic tale of the Klondike Gold Rush has been on reading list in nearly every school in the country; this companion to the book (book is also included), offers extra help to readers.
Boom Town Boy: Coming of Age on Alaska's Lost Frontier
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,520. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Family history
A newspaper reporter recalls his youth in Fairbanks, Alaska, a dying gold-rush town that comes alive again with a wild mix of Russian and American pilots, a busy red-light district, and a round-the-clock bar scene in the 1940s war years.
The Klondike Chest
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,370. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Billy Orange, pugnacious little Irishman, five foot nothing and scared of nobody, rescues a young man from a beating in a back alley in Seattle and finds himself caught up in the Great Gold Rush to the Klondike. Arctic midwinter conditions, unscrupulous tricksters, romance, and death, test him but nothing can stop him.
Wolf in a Cage and The Gift: Two Fantasies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
In the wilderness of Alaska a man escapes the attack of a pack led by a savage black wolf. Many years later, in the ruins of Jack London's Wolf House a wanderer discovers the trapped spirit of a wolf pacing back and forth. But who or what is it, and is it benign or malevolent? And... A musician busking in the Athens subway system encounters another musician who can play the souls of men.