Books tagged: train robbery

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White Bear Clan Black Thorn
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 70,250. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General
Black Thorn was a self schooled man in the facts of life. He masterminded the largest train robbery of the early 1900’s. His father had married a woman, supposed to be a Creek Indian, who was the daughter of a Freedman slave of the Creek Nation. His father had run Thorn and his sister off from home because he didn’t want anything to do with having half Black children.
Run From A Hanging
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,930. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
J.P. Daily was waiting to be hung for several citizens had been killed during the robberies that him and his gang had committed in New Mexico. While waiting, on a circuit judge to arrive, he came across an opportunity to escape. On the run, he holed up in a place to keep from freezing to death, and another opportunity came his way. He had a chance to change his life around and become law abiding.
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.
The Treasure of Namakagon
Price: Free! Words: 117,630. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
A twisting, turning, thrilling "lumberjack" adventure that takes place during the northern Wisconsin timber boom of the 1880s. Tor Loken, son of a lumber camp owner, and his mentor, Chief Namakagon, join with the lumberjacks from their camp to foil a ruthless timber tycoon and protect the secret silver mine—a mine that truly existed and has yet to be rediscovered. Recommended by Michael Perry.
Silverton Gold
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,350. 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 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.
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 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.
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.
Notorious Outlaws of the Old West
Price: $2.99 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.