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Home to Hidden Springs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,680. Language: American English. Published: January 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
Follow Elizabeth’s twenty-five years of trials and tribulations in the raw Republic of Texas near Jefferson and Caddo Lake from 1840 through the American Civil War. Reared as a sensible, but genteel, Mississippi debutante, she is forced to assume an ahead-of-her-times role. Despite hardships, she builds a successful cotton plantation, yet ends up devastated, penniless, and back where she started.
An American Airlines DC-3 Crashes In The Mississippi River Memphis, Tennessee February 10, 1944
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
The DC-3 is one of the most reliable planes ever built. Beginning with the first ones that were manufactured in 1935, the Douglas engineered airplane was preferred by airline companies as well as travelers. As American Airlines Flight 2 neared its landing the local temperature was near freezing. It was completing the Little Rock-Memphis leg of a transcontinental flight from L.A. to New York.
Sultana Awaits
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,940. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Lee had surrendered and Lincoln was dead. Jacob & Jeremiah Winslow, parolees of the worst Confederate prison camps are finally heading home. Their last step, a journey north on the Mississippi, on a crowded Riverboat named SULTANA. But that journey will be the end for one, and a transformation for the other. For in the dead of night, just past Memphis, the Sultana's boiler's will explode.
Eureka Valley - Grandfathers' Grandfathers
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 94,320. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Who won America’s Civil War? Lycurgus Bell and the 100,000 Southern soldiers who fought for Abraham Lincoln thought they knew. They were wrong. Eureka Valley – Grandfathers' Grandfathers tells their story. Dozens of informative hyperlinks enrich this eBook. Readers who love Jane Smiley, E.L. Doctorow or Geraldine Brooks will feel right at home with this magical telling of American history.
St. Louis Affair The Adventures of Herbert Falken
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,640. Language: American English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
MYSTERY & MAYHEM AWARDS 2015 FIRST PLACE WINNER!! When a brutally murdered corpse is found along the Mississippi, Herbert Falken is called upon, once again, to hunt down another black-hearted monster. However, Falken's quest for the truth is confounded by a relentless all-powerful adversary--his own tortured soul.
River of Dreams
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,210. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1841 Alabama, Ethan Hayes worked long days hammering red-hot iron. He was good at it, and he knew he was good, but his heart wasn’t in it. With the passing of each day, part of him died; it was only a matter of time before he walked away from the forge and left it all behind. The death of his mentor sets in motion events that propel him toward his dream . . .
The Canadian Civil War: Volume 4 - Mississippi Beast
Series: The Canadian Civil War. Price: Free! Words: 83,670. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
In this fourth volume, unknown attackers begin launching assaults in Green Bay and nearly kill Claude Jolliet. But the biggest problems arise from a flood on the Mississippi that inundates the primary shipping and supply center of Canada. Elise and Shawn have 14 days to get systems there running again before the economy of the country collapses.
Designing the Bayous: The Control of Water in the Atchafalaya Basin - 1800-1995, Mississippi River Flood Control, Battle Over Floodways, Environmental Activists, Early Efforts, Louisiana Style
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 203,240. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Flood Control, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
This history tells the complicated, but fascinating story of how local, state, and federal agencies have attempted to reconcile conflicting visions for the Atchafalaya basin. In so doing, he illuminates the interaction of politics, technology, and environment.
Flint Bluff, an American Saga
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,730. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Flint Bluff, an historical fiction novel, has received high praise as an extraordinary saga which follows three generations in the lives of several families as they settle a frontier community on the Mississippi River in the upper Midwest. The author incorporates events of humor, character-building, pathos, love, war, crime, and spirituality in this exciting, entertaining and informative book.
Old Goat In A Tin Boat
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,560. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
A 70 year old man describes the experience of traveling 2107 miles from Minneapolis,Mn. to Albany,Ga. in a small boat...