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Runnels, El verdugo de Panamá
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,460. Language: Spanish. Published: January 3, 2018 by Piggy Press Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Runnels, el verdugo de Panamá es un libro que busca rescatar de las brumas de las leyendas relacionadas con el Canal de Panamá a un personaje al que algunos historiadores lo visten con la aureola de héroe y considerado por otros como un despiadado verdugo que dio inicio a una larga lista de intervenciones norteamericanos.
James J. Hill: A Great Life in Brief
Pre-release—available March 15, 2018. Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 46,920. Language: English. Published by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
James J. Hill, the "Empire Builder," (1838-1916) was a Canadian-American railroad executive with the Great Northern Railway, responsible for building railways across the northern US. Part visionary, part robber baron, part buccaneer, Stewart Holbrook brings his story to life, in brief, as well as the lives of the other movers and shakers in the railway scene of the times.
Winds of Change
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,180. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Late 1860’s. Clouds were rolling in across the Territories of the western landscape. These were the dark clouds of a turbulent change that was brewing. In Colorado, Golden and Denver were competing for title of the State Capital. The largest impediment however, stopped the project dead in its tracks. The orders went out. Remove the blockage by any means necessary.
Iron Trail
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,820. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Western
An undeclared rail war has commenced. How many men will lose their lives making sure the little road will survive? Matt Tierney has been warned not to get caught in the middle but he's prepared to ignore this advice and face the consequences.
Railroad Stories #5: Steam and Steel
Series: Railroad Stories. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,750. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Friend against Foe and Rail against Rail! A personal squabble that mushroomed into a vengeance game, from the shell-torn tracks of France to the smooth main line of the S.F. & E., back in the USA. Then, haunted by the shadow of murder and pursuit, Dave Meade couldn't forget the roar of the rails. Then, out of the night and the driving storm on the main line in the Ozarks, came a girl and fate.
About it and About
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 32,220. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Transgressional, Fiction » Literature » Literary
For many years my favorite type of fiction to read was the short story. I have selected these stories for their variety of subject and style. Some are very short and some are toward the longer end of things. I am sure you will find some of them to be just the type you like. There is humor and tragedy, happy stories and sad. I hope you savor your experience discovering this collection.
Pioneers On The Ottertail
Series: Otter Falls. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,520. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Immigrant pioneers from Germany in the 1800's settle on Minnesota's remote frontier at Otter Falls on the edge of the vast White Pine Forest. They struggle with Indians, cold and blizzards, yet succeed in building a large family farm and run the brewery thru prohibition. After prohibition, they struggle to re-open the brewery. Wars and financing stand in their way. Will they complete the task?
Hubris, a Railroad Through the Grand Canyon, and the Death of Frank Mason Brown: A Parable for Our Time
Price: Free! Words: 10,420. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
“Really!? A railroad through the bottom of the Grand Canyon?” Crazy, right? But in fact, it came closer to happening than most realize. Here is the little-known story of how hubris killed the railroad’s president and saved the Grand Canyon. It offers a lesson on the fate of men who concoct such schemes and promise riches without regard to environmental consequences or costs to future generations.
Grandpa Tell Us A Story - Short Story 8
Series: Grandpa Tell Us. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
No Questions For Grandpa This Time? - Share in some local coal mining / railroad history followed by some paranormal activities.
America's Highways: History from 1776 to Modern Times: Early Turnpike Era, Roads, Canals, Motor Age, Scientific Roadbuilding, Federal Aid, National Defense, Interstate System, Bridges, Construction
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 328,870. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Highway & Traffic, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
This book has been written for a widely diversified audience—those interested in the general history of our Nation's highways and those whose interest might be more narrowly confined to matters relating to the technical aspects of highway transportation.