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Dearest Laura: The Civil War Letters Of Captain John Reed Beatty, 1861-1865
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,260. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
For the Sesquicentennial of the US Civil War I have digitally transcribed the nearly 150 wartime letters my great-grandfather wrote from the field to his love and future wife Laura. There are many picture samples of his beautiful penmanship. A few letters from Laura that survived are also included. These letters will immerse you in one soldier's wartime life. This is time travel like no other.
Unreasonable Risk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,220. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When fire rages through the refinery, environmental engineer Hannah Morrison stumbles onto evidence of sabotage. Hannah’s resolve to catch the saboteur is tested by a series of explosive events that push the refinery to the brink of catastrophe. Unreasonable Risk tells the story of a resourceful young woman fighting to save the refinery, the city surrounding it and, ultimately, her life.
Stone Windows
You set the price! Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
The poetry of Jolie Sasseville, poet, mother, sister and wife, posthumous winner of the Minnesota Book Award.
River of Champions
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,620. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
A true, against-all-odds story about common teen-aged boys whose single goal, and the path to reach it, turned them into extraordinary young men. It is a heart-warming story of desire, grit, and determination of boys who dare to attempt the impossible dream.
Presidential Migraines
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 94,130. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The focus of the nation is on a young senator from California of Chinese descent who has begun to inexplicably surge in the polls in his bid to overtake the popular incumbent president. What does a meeting engineers and neurologists at the University of Minnesota have to do with that surge? Dr. Jack Stevens, a local neurologist, might be the one man who can uncover the truth.
Norbury's Confession
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,480. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
"Norbury's Confession" is a historical fiction novel spanning the twentieth century, showing how the lives of the wealthy, patrician Norbury family of New York crosses paths with the Lambies, a hard working farm family from Minnesota. Set against the rise and fall of the asbestos industry in America, the story asks the question; "is it still murder if the only weapon used is a lie?
Knife Lake
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,890. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
“Knife Lake” is the story of John Beckman, an emotionally wounded Viet Nam veteran now private detective who is hired to solve a missing person case. The story takes place primarily in the St. Paul/Minneapolis metropolitan area with excursions into the north central woodlands.
Ox Cart Angel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,780. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011 by Joel Arnold. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
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Claire and her father set out from the Dakota Territory, hoping to catch up to the large caravan of Métis fur traders that left the day before. Their destination? The bustling city of St. Paul, where Papa wishes to open a photography studio. But with only Bone Bag, their one-horned ox, to pull their squeaky cart, they soon realize they may have to make their treacherous journey alone.
Eddie's Shorts - Volume 2
Series: Eddie's Shorts, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 10,010. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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A second pair of my old shorts. By which I mean they were written back in the halcyon days of grunge and flannel. Way too much flannel.
Look Up, St. Paul! A Walking Tour of St. Paul, Minnesota
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, 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 St. Paul, Minnesota 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.