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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
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.
Fire in Their Hearts
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,850. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2016 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Late in the 19th century in a frontier town where powerful forces vie for control there comes a woman. A woman on a mission. Victoria Ann McNichol's mission goes up in flames when she meets mysterious gambler Tyler Scott. Tyler ignites a passion in her unlike anything she's ever experienced. When Tyler saves her life it sets off a series of events that may separate them forever.
Pulp Adventures #21: Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Quarantine
Series: Pulp Adventures. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,190. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Does science fiction have the answer for illegal immigration? "Highway J" by Charles Eric Maine depicts a world where a wall must be built within the time-stream! This issue features two thrillers starring Sherlock Holmes: "The Red-Headed League" by Arthur Conan Doyle, and a New Pulp yarn "Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Quarantine" by Adam Beau McFarlane.
Railroad Stories #3: Gangsters of the Rails
Series: Railroad Stories. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,050. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Connie Turner, son of the murdered boss of Cootie’s Bluff, walked into plenty of trouble after taking a job on the K., G. & O. Plunder and mystery surrounds the railyards in this nail-biting yarn by E.S. Dellinger, America’s premier railroad fiction author.
Early Railroads of New York's Capital District
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,710. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
“Early Railroads of New York’s Capital District” is a thorough history of the Capital Region’s early railroad history from 1826 to the turn of the century, featuring the first three railroads in the state. It details such famous railroads as the Mohawk and Hudson, Rensselaer and Saratoga, Delaware and Hudson, and New York Central, as well as the first horse car and trolley lines.
The Secret Heart
Price: Free! Words: 82,030. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
In early Victorian England, a beautiful fortune hunter tries to trap an eligible bachelor in marriage. He recognizes her scheming for what it is, but still can't resist.