Books tagged: san francisco earthquake

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To Sense Worth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 98,970. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Orphaned by the devastating earthquake of 1906, a young girl stumbles upon a simple copper coin that will forever change her destiny. What is it about a seemingly insignificant penny that sustains Elizabeth Sullivan through the most tumultuous events of the 20th century?
Death; Juxtaposed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,750. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Long before the disaster of Katrina an estimated category 5 hurricane struck Galveston, Texas in 1900. Its thirty-foot wave surge and 100mph winds leveled the city and killed over eight thousand people. That is only part of the story.
Starling
Price: $5.98 USD. Words: 129,330. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
San Francisco, 1890: Will Hamilton enjoys a privileged life indeed. As heir to a magnificent fortune and mercantile empire, he is secure in the knowledge that all doors are open to him. But when his mother dies, everything changes. He is confronted with a series of devastating revelations. Nothing is what it seems. Or ever has been.
The House Built By Ghosts: The Strange Tale of the Winchester Mystery House
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / State & Local
It has over 160 rooms, 40 bedrooms, 13 bathrooms, but only one shower. It has stairs that lead to the ceiling, and doors that, when stepped through, will drop you a story or more. It has 10,000 windows, a number of which are placed on inside walls, including a stained glass window made by Tiffany. This is the Winchester Mystery House, the house built by ghosts. Learn more in this 15-minute book!