Books tagged: train robbery

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Partners
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Follow the exploits of two outlaws as they navigate a partnership fraught with danger while attempting the heist of their lives.
Incident on the High Line
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2016 by WDM Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Pinkerton Agent Tom Easton guards the High Line, the narrow gauge railroad connecting the mining towns of the Colorado Rockies. When an unescorted young woman is taken hostage in an attempted train robbery, Tom’s skill is tested. Can he protect the young woman, save the payroll, and arrest the robbers, or will the bad guys win the day?
Notorious Outlaws of the Old West
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,630. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The names Billy the Kid, Frank and Jesse James, Wild Bill Hickok, and Pat Garrett paint a picture of a romanticized version of the old West to most people. However, the truth is that this was a very brutal and bloody time in history that saw countless victims brutalized, robbed, or killed. Life was cheap and death could be found in saloons, cat houses, and numerous other locations.
The “Gold Special” Train Robbery: Deadly Crimes of the D’Autremont Brothers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,210. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Wild west, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
From award winning criminologist R. Barri Flowers and the bestselling author of Murder of the Banker’s Daughter and Murder at the Pencil Factory, comes a powerful new historical true crime short, The “Gold Special” Train Robbery: Deadly Crimes of the D’Autremont Brothers.
The Bastard Trail
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,760. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Author James Duermeyer's fourth novel is an exciting work of historical fiction set in the old West of the 1800s. The miscreant outlaw, Henry Vogler, is destined by birthright to lead a life of crime, and his crimes become bolder as he ages. Readers will find themselves joining a colorful group of wonderful characters as they pursue the outlaw to administer their own frontier justice.
Butch & Sundance Sightseeing in Utah and Neighboring States
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 22,700. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Find places on the Outlaw Trail of that Robin Hood of cowboy outlaws, and good Mormon boy gone bad, the elusive Butch Cassidy (& his sidekick, the Sundance Kid.) Complete with GPS coordinates, descriptions, historical facts, & driving directions for dozens of sites in Utah, Colorado, Wyoming, Idaho and Nevada. Plus insights on how growing up Mormon may have shaped Butch's unusual criminal career.
The Inquistion
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 510. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
a short story of two children,a wet day and awkward questions about their genealogy and the way Sally chose to avoid sharing the shady past with them.
Silverton Gold
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,330. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011 by Casa de Snapdragon. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
From the author of "Preacher" and "The Feather Gang" comes an historically accurate tale of a Pinkerton agent tracking stolen gold and outlaws in the high country of Colorado. This wonderful novel showcases life, danger, and mining in the wild west of the 1890s.
The Treasure of Namakagon
Price: Free! Words: 117,620. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Action
A twisting, turning, thrilling "lumberjack" adventure that takes place during the northern Wisconsin timber boom of the 1880s. Young lumberjack, Tor Loken, and old Chief Namakagon, work to foil a ruthless timber tycoon and protect the secret silver mine—a mine that truly existed and has yet to be rediscovered. 2nd place in the 2013 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Awards out of 10,000 worldwide entries.
Thief's Deception: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Jameson Longe is a forty-something, over-the-hill soldier of fortune (re: mercenary) with early signs or arthritis, a vanishing hairline, and a sharp, cynical attitude. There isn't much he won't do for money. Two parts action and one part dark humour, THIEF'S DECEPTION is the first in a series of short stories surrounding the exploits of this aged veteran.