Books tagged: settlers

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A Little Old Fashioned
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,740. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Wanda has to jettison her cargo on Dora, a planet on the frontier of space. Instead of a minor disciplinary hearing – she must choose life or death. She receives an offer she can't refuse. If she accepts she’ll be given a section of land to homestead. Her dreams will come true. Will she succumb to temptation and gain her little piece of paradise or do the right thing.
The New Guy In Moon Base Twelve
Price: Free! Words: 18,830. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(4.00)
They weren't exactly the crew the President had in mind when he announced his plan to build a permanent base on the moon so the Chinese wouldn't do it first, but there they were, a boring collection of peaceful, happy settlers who couldn't even get a decent reality TV show rating. Life was perfectly dull until the new guy arrived. Now if they could only find out who he was and where he'd come from
The Sable Provenance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,760. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This 200-year saga (1790 – 1990) is a close-to-true novel that began with a criminal family in England, another in Scotland, and a family of nobles in Ireland. It is the story of how they came to be in Australia and how the progress of convicts and aristocrats resulted in the SABLE siblings of Western Australia.
Virginian Lover
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,480. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Bella, exiled to Jamestown, Virginia, in the seventeenth century, seeks to escape from her abusive husband. Marina Oliver has published over fifty novels and several non-fiction books. Many of her historical novels, twentieth-century sagas, contemporary romances and crime books are now available as e-books. Previously published as "Forbiddeen Love" under the pseudonym Donna Hunt.
Danny Boy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Whimsical and humorous, a riverbank tavern is the setting for pioneers quenching their thirst after long hot days on their wagon train journey to Indiana. They meet two riverboat men and have a merry time, hoisting rounds of boiler makers, until a fight breaks out in the tavern. Then—fists, knives, and pistols spice up the evening.
Children of The Earth
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,540. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The marriage of settler couple Hestia and Adam is not happy. But one by one three intriguing strangers arrive at their lonely bush farm, and lives are changed forever. Walton's first novel is an imaginative look at 1850s South Australia, set against a background of carefully researched history. Three ancient mythologies underlie the meeting of European and Aboriginal cultures. Captivating reading.
The Owen Family Saga Sampler
Price: Free! Words: 30,480. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Western
(5.00)
Three chapters each from the first three novels in The Owen Family Saga, plus a bonus look at the forthcoming Book 4: Spinster's Folly. "Marsha Ward really does write Westerns with heart. And her Owen family saga is among the best you'll ever read. Learn what our ancestors did to build this land. Like the Man from Shenandoah. Highly recommended." ~Chuck Tyrell, author of The Prodigal
War Party
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Coming of age
Western Short Story: "Black smoke drew Rolla's eye, smoke where there should not be smoke. Then he heard the noise: high, piercing yips, and a woman's scream, and the flat report of gunshots." With revenge in his heart, young Rolla takes part in the Battle of Salt River Canyon at Skeleton Cave in Arizona Territory.
Regards
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,570. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A collection of short stories, set in different eras, about people whose lives are challenged by betrayal, loss, and confusing relationships but find their own path to courage and redemption.
Eden's Deadly Shore
Series: Swan River, 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,530. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2009 by Darling Newspaper Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
At seventeen, shopgirl Maggie meets the man of her dreams, but her dye-stained cheeks turn the dream to nightmare. This thrilling sequel to Run Maggie Run is set in a class conscious 1830s colony, where Maggie opposes its corrupt British rulers.