Books tagged: steamboats

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Belle of Calhoun
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 101,580. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Belle's memories of her life began in a haze she would never remember. Orphaned and abandoned at age four, she experienced it yet again after the "new Momma" who took her in bestowed the family name and died suddenly. Belle was placed in an orphanage from which she traveled to Calhoun County, Illinois, aboard its namesake, the steamboat Belle Of Calhoun" to meet the Follets, her foster family.
Mountain Witch
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 126,310. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Western
THEY CROSSED THE CHURNING MISSISSIPPI—TO THE HIGH PROMISE OF THE MOUNTAINS … A bold new life—that’s what Amanda and her gambling man, Guy Munroe, dreamed the Four Aces Ranch would bring. But here, deep in Wyoming Territory, dreams die young—at the hands of ruthless land barons and a fiery seductress who’d stop at nothing to win Guy's love.
The Gallows Land
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,690. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Western
Four months after the death of his young wife, Roy Boone drifts west, alone, into the parched and barren desert of the Arizona Territory. Having sold his farm and virtually all his possessions, Roy is a man desperately escaping his own grief. With no real destination, he wanders aimlessly, desiring only solitude and contemplation.
Louisiana Lady
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,650. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
The proudest of all riverboats, a symbol of Southern beauty and grace. Now, in the midst of a tempestuous race to the Delta, her crew of lovers and heroes play out their own raging drama of love and destiny… Driven by desire, they sail the magnificent Louisiana Lady on a golden race to the sun…
River Of Dreams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,140. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1841 Alabama, a young man decides to follow his dreams of becoming a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River. Follow him as he evades a maniacal killer across three states onto the Mississippi River with an Indian Medicine Man. He is drawn to two women and cannot seem to turn away either. Be with him as he pushes through all obstacles to fulfill his dreams.
Steamboats on the Tar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,310. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A history of steamboats on the Tar and Pamlico Rivers in North Carolina from the early 1800's into the twentieth century. Includes the Civil War and an appendix of early river landings and plantations as well as an account of steamboat travel written by Samuel Ward Stanton.
Dia Linn - II - Le Livre d'Eileen (partie 2 : As baile)
Series: Dia Linn, Livre 2. Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 86,600. Language: French. Published: November 30, 2013 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
As baile, « loin de chez soi », est le second tome de Dia Linn, l’histoire d’une lignée familiale à travers les siècles et les continents. Les O’Callaghan ont troqué les brumes de l’Irlande pour la fausse langueur du Mississippi et Eileen, tranquillement, marche vers son destin : celui qui va sceller le sort de ses descendants.
Big Cypress
Series: Mitt Stone, three. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,580. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
BIG CYPRESS is a Western historical fiction story set in East Texas 1870, Curly Smith is a minor character in Denzel Holmes' HORSE THIEF and the LADY, the first of his MITT STONE series. In BIG CYPRESS Curly is the toughest deputy sheriff in Texas.
Redemption on the River
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 142,700. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Silas Jacobson pulled a trigger, killed his father, and left home with his guilt. Months later he’s face down in Memphis mud, trying to forget the girl who betrayed him. He staggers to his feet, but finds that she's deceived him all along. He'll risk his neck for her—he owes her that much—but love is no longer possible. Redemption comes down to his conscience, two women, and a poker game.
Slaveboy, The Fiddling for Freedom Series, Book 1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,750. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
"Slaveboy,"the first book in the Fiddling for Freedom series, was inspired by the life of African-American slave and pioneer, Louis Southworth, who traveled the Oregon Trail with his mother and master in the early 1850s and then went on to earn enough money to buy his freedom by playing fiddle in the gold camps in California and Nevada. This is a middle-grade chapter book.