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Ramsdell Hall
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,560. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Have you ever thought of travelling back in time to meet your ancestors? Chris did, and along the way he meets two remarkable women and a few 'ghosts' who change his life forever. His genealogical studies hold him in good stead as he enters first a Victorian world and then a Regency one, before visiting the New Forest just before World War 2. A voyage of discovery and fulfillment.
Looking For Jamie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,210. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A young boy, found bedraggled and starving, all he knows is his name, Jamie. He is taken in by the household of The Grange who soon come to love him as their own, especially the master David Dalton. Some months later Tillie Raven is released from prison where she had been sent for stealing a loaf. Now she has to find her son, not knowing if he is still alive, but where should she look first?
The Three Great Ships of Isambard Kingdom Brunel
Series: Age of Engineering, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ship building industry, Nonfiction » History » European
During his career, Isambard Kingdom Brunel built three ships. Each was the largest vessel of their time when launched, and each represented a technological leap forward in ship design. These pieces were originally written for learning packs about historic engineering, and designed as a summary and introduction to the ships. Download the ebook free here.
Early Railways
Series: Age of Engineering, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads, Nonfiction » History » History of things
This is a set of short pieces about unusual early railways. The Surrey Iron Railway the first public railway, the South Devon atmospheric railway, and the North Star, the first broad gauge engine which outlived the rails it ran on. It concludes with a selection of other steam engines, as ideas for projects and further research.
An Angel's Wish
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011 by Echelon Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Time travel
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Angelica Parkinson has gotten herself into quite a pickle. With one hastily uttered wish, she finds herself face to face with her destiny. The only problem is--the man of her dreams lives more than a hundred years in the future.
Fame and Infamy
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 153,360. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
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Is it hard to be famous in the 1870's Paris? Ask the sharp-shooting contest winner Miss Nelly McKay, formerly of Butte, Montana. She is already walking the thin line between fame and infamy when she is noticed by Chancellor Bismarck and the German Secret Service. Yet all she ever wanted was to marry a gentleman!
A Walking Tour of Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Bellefonte, Pennsylvania from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
The Alarna Affair
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,230. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Jon Gardner is planning to spend an educational summer at the archeological dig at Alarna, studying with the famous and mysterious Doctor Blackfeather. The journey by train, shadowed by a winged apparition and a brazen pickpocket, is only the beginning of the adventure. Tomb thieves and darker, older things are also hunting for artifacts in the Alarnan ruins.
At the Back of the North Wind:A Modern Version of George MacDonald’s Classic
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 77,040. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011 by Anamchara Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
At the Back of the North Wind tells the story of Diamond and his relationship with the beautiful lady North Wind. North Wind is symbolic of the Divine presence—and yet she works in the hard and gritty world where Diamond lives. As we read the story, we can see and understand the hard realities Diamond's family experiences, but we can also comprehend the deeper reality Diamond sees.
A Walking Tour of Cape May, New Jersey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,710. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Cape May, New Jersey is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.