Books tagged: pioneers

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19 Years 10 Months 24 Days
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,140. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Time travel
A novel of time-travel and the Underground Railroad. Museum tour guide Sophie Irving is one day caught in a rainstorm that begins a chain of encounters with people from the past. As instances of time travel become stronger, Sophie and two of her friends land themselves in a posse of vigilante abolitionists and a dangerous plot to rescue a group of slaves from an 1857 auction.
I've been thinking about this some...A collection of Thoughts from the Journals of Jack Robertson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,360. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
I've been thinking about this some...is how Jack Robertson concludes each chapter in his four journals. He shares his impressions of how he feels about what has happened in each chapter and what he has learned from the experience. The moral that Jack shares will be something that you will want to quote over and over.
Friend Beyond Death
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 183,040. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
(5.00)
Friend Beyond Death is a story of identity (lost and found) set against the extraordinary land-scape of northwest Australia’s Kimberley. It is a saga of a seeming irreconcilable conflict of cultures, where a young man may hold the key. Its fascinating exploration of Gadgeri society provides a vivid example of peoples whose culture has enabled them to endure for thousands of years.
Lorah's Place
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,230. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012 by Pine Lake Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
"Lorah's Place" is the sequel to "Lorah's Promise," and takes place five years after Lorah and her family emigrated from Ireland to the Dominion of Canada in 1868. Lorah is determined to honour the promise she made to her brother Will to become a nurse, and for the last four of those years, she has been helping Doctor Fitzpatrick in the small settlement of Maplegrove.
Home on Stoney Creek
Series: Sarah's Journey, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,710. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods, Fiction » Christian » Historical
The cry for freedom is spreading through the colonies calling many people to war, but Sarah's family feels called to a new, untamed wilderness called Kentucky. Kentucky doesn't feel much like freedom to Sarah, however, with its harsh living conditions and non-stop Indian raids. She can't understand why God didn't answer her prayers to stay in Virginia, and she vows she'll return some day.
Ebb And Flow
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Two centuries of one of Australia's founding families unfold as generations are shaped and moulded by historic events, relationships, and the grand and majestic sweep of the Hawkesbury River. One in a series of ten short stories published in a compilation entitled A Collection Of Dirty Little Stories.
A Collection Of Dirty Little Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,340. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
No erotica in this collection, despite the title! Just tales of people getting filthy mad at each other, commiting dirty deeds out of greed, lust or jealousy, and generally a whole swag of grubby goings-on. Some are filled with wry humour, others will make you laugh out loud, and some are filled with pathos. Adventure, mystery, smiles and history, there's something for everyone in this collection!
The Westering
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,110. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by MilSpeak Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The 21 short stories crafted by Tom Sheehan in THE WESTERING tell of the pioneering of those who came from many countries, many customs, many cultures, and brought much of that mix with them to create the American West as we now know it. THE WESTERING has been nominated for the 2012 National Books Award in Fiction.
His Pale Prisoner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,780. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Alana loves the beautiful ranch that her father has built along the edge of the western frontier, but she never considered the cost. She only comes to understand the depth of bloodshed that made her father’s dream a reality, when she finds herself at the mercy of the land’s former residents.
Galapagos Pioneers: A Tough Paradise
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks
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Galapagos Islands forty years ago was still known as World's End. Isolation and limited resources made it a tough place to live and yet a paradise of natural beauty and simple living.