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Sherlock Holmes: The Montana Chronicles
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 65,100. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2010 by Riverbend Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Here are the long-lost records of 4 mysteries solved by Sherlock Holmes when he traveled to Montana in 1893. Using his inimitable eye for clues, astounding deductive reasoning, and clever subterfuge, Holmes solves several cases. These cases were recorded by Dr. John Watson, but the accounts were lost. They were recently discovered by John S Fitzpatrick, who edited the manuscripts for publication.
Ride the Jawbone
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 88,560. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011 by Raven Publishing of Montana. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The Jawbone Railroad, so called for the fast talking of Mr. Harlow, who built his dream on other people’s money, plays a vital role in central Montana’s ranch and mining country in 1902 — and in the mystery of a brutal murder. A newly minted lawyer is asked to defend the odious outcast accused of killing a young woman and throwing her body from the train.
Autobiography of Red Cloud
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,970. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012 by Montana Historical Society Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
Red Cloud—the only Native American leader ever to win a war against the United States Army. Here, for the first time in print, is the story of Red Cloud’s early years as he told it to a white friend in the 1890s. This manuscript brings us closer than the historical record ever has before to understanding the life of the Lakotas’ greatest war leader until the rise of Crazy Horse.
The Boarding House
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 34,620. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012 by Raven Publishing of Montana. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Other
The lives of eleven-year-old Emmie Hynes and her twelve-year-old brother, Conrad are changed forever when a tragic mining accident kills their beloved Papa. Forced to bid a numb farewell to their home and friends in Butte, Montana, they move with their mama into a dilapidated boarding house in Philipsburg, a small town across the mountains.
Tribes and Trappers: A History of Montana, Volume One
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Series: A History of Montana. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 34,530. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Montana’s history is rich, colorful, and full of excitement in this fully-illustrated history. See how Jedediah Smith and Jim Bridger blazed trails and made their names under the Big Sky. Read about John Colter, Hugh Glass, Mike Fink, and more. Discover the Blackfeet, Shoshone, Crow, Cheyenne, and the dinosaurs that came before them. Montana's history comes alive like it never has before.
The Two Medicine River
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,660. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Two young people, each part Blackfoot, part European. They fall for each other, even as their world falls apart, and Blackfeet and United States armies clash in the 1870s. And in the end, they find themselves on opposite sides, but their love never wavers.
Priests and Prospectors: A History of Montana, Volume Two
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Series: A History of Montana. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,730. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Montana comes alive from the 1840 to 1870 in this mesmerizing second volume of Montana history. Discover the journey from a sleepy backwater of less than 700 people to a thriving territory of more than 20,000 residents. Learn about Indians and the priests they sought; road builders and the hardships they endured; gold prospectors and the life they led; politicians and the territory they created.
Montana: Then and Now
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,590. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014 by Bangtail Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
On the occasion of Montana's 150th territorial anniversary, and with a perspective born from a lifetime's devotion to the history of his home state, author Aaron Parrett compares where we started with where we are today, and along the way shows us a Montana we never could have previously imagined.
Braves and Businessmen: A History of Montana, Volume Three
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,530. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Montana’s history is rich, colorful, and full of excitement in this fully-illustrated third volume of the state’s history. Montana Territory had 20,595 people in 1870 and the vast majority were Indians. Those Indians fought for their lands, and the territory’s focus was on the Indian Wars raging across the state. By 1900 there were 243,329 people in the State of Montana and more would come.