Books tagged: miner

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The Legend of Bear Island
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Adventure » General
Outlaws, villains and thrill seekers simply can’t seem to heed the warnings of the legend and mystery surrounding the remote Pacific Northwest isle known as Bear Island. This short story introduces you to the characters that have crossed paths with one another as they have attempted to write their own chapter in the history, and mystery, of Bear Island.
Licking Walls in the Dark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,300. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
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Pon, a miner dwarf, makes a huge discovery that may earn him his freedom from a life of servitude underground. Matters are complicated when Pon learns a secret about dwarf society that he could be killed for knowing.
The Miner
Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
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A miner embarks to conquer his surroundings. With all the kit required and adventure in his heart he sets forth. After digging a tunnel he realises with angst that he may have left securing his position too late. Will Stuart make it home in time before the evil comes out at night?
The Colorado Labor Wars: Cripple Creek, 1903-1904
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,580. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Essays
Commemorating the centennial of the Cripple Creek Labor Wars, 1903-1904, this book recalls the causes and consequences of one of the era's violent labor strikes that spread throughout the Colorado mine fields. A "must read" for those interested in labor history, mining, and a time when the Western Federation of Miners asked, "Is Colorado in America?"
Beyond Beauty
Price: $29.99 USD. Words: 25,210. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Personal Care and Service, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / service
Beyond Beauty details pros and cons in every facet of the business, from operating a home salon, to managing a beauty school, day-spa, or competing on the national circuit. Don't miss the sections on how you get paid behind the chair and ways to increase your clientele. Each chapter is illustrated with personal stories from beauty professionals who have successfully launched a similar business.
Bumpy Beginning
Price: Free! Words: 1,290. Language: Australian English. Published: August 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Two people meet for the first time on a plane flight. Emma appears to snub Dave, but she's actually suffering from air-sickness. He secretly hopes for a smooth flight and a non-eventful landing as he is prone to air-sickness as well. The plane makes a turbulent landing and both become ill, but despite their bumpy beginning they manage to connect.
The Soul of the Hobnailed Boot
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,230. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Harry Kennedy stakes out a home for himself on The Lonesome Buzzard, his mining claim in the mountains near Bandino. For 23 years, he scraped a living out of the old mine. Then he finally decides to retire, and accepts a monthly check from Social Security. Now some 'guvment yahoos' are telling him he has to leave to make way for a campground. "Well," Harry decides. "We'll just see about that!"
The Phantom Miner
Series: 31 Horrifying Tales from the Dead Volume 1, Book 25. Price: Free! Words: 650. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
I can still remember the story my grandfather use to tell me on a stormy night at bedtime. When he tucked me in I would pull the covers over my head and close my eyes and shake like a leaf and pray for daylight to arrive soon.This story dates back to the mid 1800's around the Gold Rush days about a Phantom Miner that still haunts the mine he died in because of his greed for gold.
Who Was Armer Allen?
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This is a short biography of a remarkable man from the Appalachians who touched many lives during his short 49 year life span. A few of the highlights of his life, including victories and defeats, are highlighted in this work.
Cavernauts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,990. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Two men journey deep into Jupiter's moon Callisto to rescue a beloved teammate before time runs out. And just what wondrous but deadly secret is hidden at the bottom of the frozen cavern?