Books tagged: steamboats

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Isaac - A Journey to Oregon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,880. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Isaac and Abe were completely different, but together they traveled from an orphanage in St. Louis, Missouri to the Willamette River in Oregon in 1848. Their six-month adventure, with the help of the Herzog family, became a journey into their own hearts. They faced dangers and hardships to realize their dreams - dreams they were willing to walk halfway across a continent to attain.
The President Elect: Book One - Joseph Smith the Prophet
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Price: Free! Words: 86,940. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This is a book about what might have been. What if Joseph Smith had survived Carthage Jail and had gone on to run for President of the United States? In Book One, Joseph Smith recovers from his wounds and begins his campaign for the Presidency. Joseph is thrown in jail in New York City but escapes. He revisits the Hill Cumorah, where he learns about his mission and ultimate destiny.
The President Elect: Book Three – General Joseph Smith
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,600. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This is a book about what might have been. In Book Three, a civil war looms. The Nauvoo Legion is conscripted into the U.S. Army, with Joseph Smith at its head. Joseph leads a campaign to return the southern states to the Union. Brigham Young leads a party of Saints to the Rocky Mountains. At the end of hostilities, Joseph Smith returns to the White House, only to face his greatest challenge.
Slaveboy, The Fiddling for Freedom Series, Book 1
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,760. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
"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.
Redemption on the River
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 142,700. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
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.
Big Cypress
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Series: Mitt Stone, three. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,580. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: 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.
Dia Linn - II - Le Livre d'Eileen (partie 2 : As baile)
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Series: Dia Linn, Livre 2. Price: $4.61 USD. Words: 86,600. Language: French. Published: November 30, 2013 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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.
Steamboats on the Tar
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,310. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: 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.
River Of Dreams
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,140. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Category: 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.