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Mysterious Miners - Book 3 - A Town's Perseverance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,290. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2018 by Penny Powers. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Erotic
This is the final book of the Mysterious Miners. It is a closing to all the combined stories that have unfolded in the first two volumes. IT has lots of passion, mystery, drama and the answers that you have been waiting for. New surprises and relationships form and others finally come together. A happily ever after ending for some and not so happy for others. This book is for mature audiences only
When Life Stood Still
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 132,710. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2017 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » General
This story shows the heartaches of the time and place and how families intertwine through circumstances you could never imagine but held together by love. Three friends out for an adventurous journey bring back treasures. Little did they know what difference their finds would make to the lives of those in their own families and their community."
Spirits of Southeast Alaska: The History & Hauntings of Alaska's Panhandle
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 37,030. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2016 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Nonfiction » History » North America
Ghostly footsteps and poltergeist occurrences abound in the Alaskan Panhandle. Author James P. Devereaux, archaeologist, lived in Alaska for years, collecting stories and researching the history of these ghost stories, collected here in Spirits of Southeast Alaska.
Seeds of Discord
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,710. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history
The 1984 miners' strike was the most bitter conflict in British industrial history. Lasting a full twelve months it was responsible for a number of deaths, thousands of injuries and arrests and the dreadful division of communities and even families and the ultimate destruction of a once great industry.
Walk the Pit Road
Price: Free! Words: 11,210. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Set in a Scottish mining village in the early nineteen fifties where life was still much as it had been before the war. Where the miner's woman folk still used the back green wash houses and everyone knew their neighbours. Where life was often hard but friends plentiful, there came a day when things changed and the village was never quite the same again.
From Paupers to iPads
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,130. Language: British English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Family history
A journey through seven generations, tracing a family's changing fortunes from the woollen mills of Yorkshire and the shipyards of Wales, through two world wars and into the hi-tech world of the 21st century
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?"
Alaska Gold Rush: True Stories Told By The People Who Were There
Price: $2.99 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.
Pockee the Moon Bear and the Cave In
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
(4.00 from 1 review)
Pockee and his friends travel China and help rescue miners trapped in an illegal coal mine.Pockee and his friends use the powers of the strange coloured fruit that Pockee discovered in the Hidden Valley. His friends use their powers of shrinking and growing to successfully rescue the trapped miners
Margaret Thatcher: The Marxist Years
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,140. Language: British English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Essay » Political
A very short parody of the life of Margaret Thatcher, former Prime Minister to Great Britain, a counter-weight to the drooling grief of the rich and powerful at the passing of this ruling class warrior. We follow the career of Margaret Audrey Thatcher, a fictional Welsh politician whose career flows alongside her namesake in Westminster. Hopefully humorous, definitely disrespectful.