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The Confessions of Little Big Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013 by Cane Hollow Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Little Big Man was once a mighty warrior of the Oglala Sioux Nation. Now, in his declining years, he is haunted by the decisions of his youth –and by the memory of his greatest friend, Crazy Horse… A short story by Troy D. Smith, winner of the Peacemaker and Spur Awards.
Rain-in-the-Face: Was He the Man Who Killed Custer?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Biography » Native Americans
The name Rain-in-the-Face struck fear into the hearts of white men. He was a fierce Sioux warrior who fought in many battles. One of those fights was the Battle of the Little Bighorn, where General George Armstrong Custer was killed. Many people say Rain-in-the-Face killed Custer. Others said that he killed Tom Custer, General Custer’s brother, and cut out his heart. What is the truth?
Railroad 1869 Along the Historic Union Pacific Through Nebraska
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,870. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This book chronicles the construction of the Union Pacific Railroad from its faltering start at Omaha in 1864 through the following three years as the builders press on through Nebraska. It describes the crews' dogged determination as they met the challenges of floods, scorching summers, Indian attacks and derailments.
In Love's Territory
Series: Love's Territory, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 85,760. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Western
When her father uproots the family and moves them to a farm in the Territories, Kate's former life disappears forever. Soon she finds herself caught between the desires of two men: Edward, a wealthy businessman, and Sam, the half-Sioux farmhand who has also kindled a passion within her. Now, when she least expected it, she finds herself without a guide in a brand-new land: the territory of love.
The Guard House and Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011 by Knuckledown Press. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Historical » General
This collection of short-short stories carries readers back in time to the post-Civil War era and to the short-lived military post Fort Stevenson, which stood on the frontier near the banks of the Missouri River in Dakota Territory. This work was produced under the Artist-in-Residency Program with the North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department and the North Dakota Council on the Arts.
Iron Monk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011 by Olo Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Two Shaolin monks exiled to outer space try to keep up their traditions, including kung fu, on their way to answer an alien communication signal. But when Little Tiger falls ill, they must reinvent their approach in order to survive. "[A]n intriguing story of a group of Chinese dissidents sent on a treacherous space mission to contact aliens in the outer Solar System..." D. Douglas Fratz, sfsite
Another Forgotten War : 1811-1812
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 247,830. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
The first and last battles of the Anglo-American War of 1812-15 were fought far west of the boundaries of civilized North America, but they are barely mentioned in the histories of Canada, Britain and the United States. This historical novel builds on those nations’ sparse archival records to enliven the people and drama of the forgotten War of 1812, the war on the continent's western frontier.
21 Steps
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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The hardest part of committing a murder is getting away with it, especially when the case is assigned to a detective who is a relentless pursuer, a half-Cajun, half-Sioux investigator at the top of his game. The body of an elderly woman is discovered stuffed into her closet in her uptown mansion. Initial investigating officers find no leads, no suspects.
John Raven Beau
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,070. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Before Katrina – New Orleans is the murder capital of America and her troubled streets give rise to a cop who hunts killers with methodical, calculating precision, innate in a man half-Cajun and half-Sioux. While others lose their heads in the maddening hunt for a cop-killer, John Raven Beau focuses his instincts in the relentless pursuit of a murderer.
New Orleans Nocturnal
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,420. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
NEW ORLEANS NOCTURNAL is a series of nine short stories featuring New Orleans Police Homicide Detective John Raven Beau. Half-Cajun and Half-Sioux, Beau is a relentless pursuer, a man who will track a killer across miles of dark streets, through swamps, wastelands, over rivers and bayous. He will never give up.