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Maude (1883-1993): She Grew Up With the Country
By Mardo Williams
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 118,930. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2010 by Calliope Press. Category: Nonfiction
Maude started farm life as a pregnant bride of 19. By age 110, she’d lived through half of America’s history. With poetry and human dramas (two murders and a suicide), written by her son, a master journalist, the book shows the impact of the changing times on shy, unassuming Maude, her fun-loving husband Lee, and their four active children. An award-winning biography, with over 70 photographs
Roaring River
By Richard Puz
Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 6 . Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction
Bushwhackers ambush two men, killing one. The survivor leads a posse to track down the band of killers, leading to an epic battle.
Three Bells & Newtonia
By Richard Puz
Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 7 . Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction
Two short stories are presented about American frontier life in the 1800s. Three Bells- -Settlers on remote Indiana farms prepare for attacks from Chief Blackhawk's warriors. What happens one fateful night changes everyone forever. Newtonia--Compassion is found by settlers on the frontier, caught between warring armies as the Civil War rages in southwest Missouri.
Smoke
By Richard Puz
Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction
Short Story about the American frontier in the 1800s. Prairies are one of God’s greatest gifts, but these can also turn deadly. Pioneers take desperate measures to save everything they have created.
Old Phonies, Cronies and Other Baloney
By Ray Steelman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,940. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
This a book of human-interest stories about a multitude of subjects. Some of the stories go back to the author’s childhood and we get a glimpse of what it was like growing up in a small Tennessee town in the late 50’s and early 60’s. There are stories about interesting and colorful characters that the author meet on his journey through life. Inspiring, informative, motivational and fun to read.
The Worst Country in the World
By Patsy Trench
Price: $4.90 USD. Words: 90,310. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
In 1801 a Dorsetshire widow ups sticks and travels across the world with her five children to settle in a penal colony called New South Wales, then commonly regarded as the worst country in the world. Two hundred odd years later her descendant sets off to Australia to discover the story behind this extraordinary voyage.
Benny and the Bank Robber 3: The Oregon Sentinel
By Mary C. Findley
Series: Benny and the Bank Robber, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,410. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Fiction
Ben Carlisle's longtime dream has been to travel west with his family. When he is offered a newspaper job in Detroit, he is forced to question whether moving west is really God's will for him. Can he leave behind his grandfather, the girl he thought he loved, and an opportunity few writers could even dream about? Can he risk the life of one of his best friends, or face an old enemy head-on?
The Engelking Letters
By Flora von Roeder
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 41,830. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013 by The Hugh & Helene Schonfield World Service Trust. Category: Nonfiction
'The Engelking Letters' is a collection of letters written by or pertaining to Ferdinand Friedrich Engelking 1810-1885.
Christopher's Journey: Sometimes it takes being lost to find yourself
By B. Chantel
Price: Free! Words: 90,720. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013 by Concerning Life Publishing. Category: Fiction
Homeless, hopeless and on the run in the large city, Chris huddles near a dumpster for refuge. Alone, cold and confused, he drifts off to sleep only to awake to what begins as a nightmare. From 1998 to 1868 his fight to survive fills the pages of this book with excitement. New values, new Morals, an entirely new life awaits.