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Book: The 47th Indiana Volunteer Infantry - A Civil War History by David Williamson
Organized at Indianapolis in December 1861, the 47th Indiana Volunteer Infantry's Civil War service spanned the Mississippi Valley and the Gulf South. From Louisville to New Orleans and on to Mobile, General James R. Slack and the 47th Indiana took the war to the inland waterways and southern bayous, fighting in many of the Civil War's most famous campaigns, including Vicksburg, Red River and [...]
 
Book: A Time Too Late by D.R. Meredith
On the Texas Panhandle frontier as woman was seen as either a whore or a helpmate. Mattie Jo Hunter was neither. Determined to build a ranching empire on the the desolate plains, she went her own way and asked no quarter from nature or man--including her weakling husband. She would do what she must to realize her dream and secure her own self-respect. As Mattie's bond with her ranch manager and [...]
 
Book: Living or Retiring in Mexico - All you need to know before you go by Leo Buijs
This updated, and second edition is a captivating collection of stories and practical information for anyone with an interest in Mexico. Especially for those who want to spend more time in Mexico or consider staying permanently. Written by a seasoned gringo, the book covers Mexican culture and history, what to expect in this foreign country and how to deal with it. From selecting a location, [...]
 
Book: Fleeting Visions by Rene Natan
Louis Saura is a lonely seventeen-year-old in Canada who knows what it is to fight and survive the hard way. Orphaned at the age of two and raised by a poor and sick uncle, his life suddenly changes when his uncle dies and local crime boss Camilo Estorbar comes into his life. Soon, Louis spurns Estorbar and the fight for his life begins. As Louis plays cat and mouse with Estorbar, he crosses path [...]
 
Book: The Legend of Juan Miguel - The Tale of an Unlikely Texas Hero by Anna K. Sargent
#1 in both Historical Fiction and Historical Romance genres, during Amazon February 2014 promotions. Equal parts history and mystery, romance and hero's journey, this Texas tale has more twists and turns than a country back road. In The Legend of Juan Miguel, Anna K. Sargent revisits Texas in the late 19th century, that famed era when the West began and Texas was in a border conflict with Mexico. [...]
 
Book: Love Vegan - Authentic Mexican Favorites Made Easy by High Cedar Press
Want to make incredibly delicious Mexican dishes...in less time than it takes to pick up a takeaway? (and it's 100% plant based!) Are you tired of racking your brain with what to cook each day? Or frustrated at having to throw another meal down the drain from a useless Pinterest recipe? Maybe you're sick of having to scroll through every blogger's life story just to get to the ingredients! New & [...]
 
Book: The Littlest Hero by Dan Vanderburg
In late 1835, a most unlikely soldier joined the New Orleans Grays, a volunteer fighting unit heading to Texas to help win its independence from a despotic Mexican government. "The Littlest Hero" is not the grandiose story of nation building. It is the uplifting story of a young man -- a little man in physical stature, but with a big heart who wants to earn respect and discover his destiny. Stub [...]
 
Book: Sergeant Goldsby and the 10th Cavalry - The Worm Turns by Fred Staff
This fast paced, action packed historical novel follows the true life story of George Goldsby. He was born a slave and lived in Alabama until the Civil War broke out and was forced to work for his master in the war effort. He was at Picket's Charge and escaped during the battle at Gettysburg. He served in the Union Army until the end of the war and then returned home to find his life in as bad a [...]
 
Book: Trail of Hope (Texas Legacy Family Saga Book 2) by Dan Vanderburg
The slaughter of 183 Texas heroes at an old mission fort in San Antonio in the spring of 1836 sparked a series of events that changed Texas and Texans forever. Upon his victory at the Alamo, General Santa Anna ordered his army to drive all Anglos from the northern Mexican territory and torch their farms and ranches. Almost thirty thousand people, mostly women, children and the elderly fled their [...]
 
Book: Flowers And Stone by Jan Sikes
The epic love story begins here! A hot Texas summer, dim-lit honky-tonk bars, a young naive fledgling go-go dancer and a wild rebel Texas musician set the stage for this story. 1970 in Abilene, Texas finds young Darlina Flowers trying to figure out how to fit into the world she is most attracted to - the nightlife, live music and go-go dancing. Luke Stone, a veteran Texas Musician believes he's [...]
 
Book: Legacy of Dreams (Texas Legacy Family Saga Book 1) by Dan Vanderburg
Legacy of Dreams is the first book in Dan Vanderburg's Texas Legacy family saga and takes you to the raw frontier of Texas, following two courageous young men and the women they love as they build new lives, homes and dreams in their new country. In the spring of 1829 Will Bowman and Jeff Jefferson ride into a world of political unrest, hostile Indians and backbreaking work, but unlimited [...]
 
Book: Comanchero Captives - The Twelfth Token (Time Game Book 12) by D. A. Featherling
CAPTIVITY IS SO NOT OKAY....When Samantha Willoughby finds herself at the mercy of a roving band of Comanche Indians, she has to face the fact she's to be sold to the highest bidder.Twin Marcus would love to rescue her if he knew where she was, but he's got big survival problems of his own.The annual sale site of Comanchero traders is well-known for its business dealings with the [...]
 
Book: Strange But True, America - Weird Tales from All 50 States by John Hafnor
Strange But True, America is a 50-state tour de force of every oddball fact missing from standard travel and history books. Richly illustrated by veteran artist Dale Crawford, the book's 101 weird tales and matching drawings are crafted to surprise. Author John Hafnor employed a deeply curious research style to unearth the little-known tales, each building to a twist ending that assures reader [...]
 
Book: A Taste of Living in Mexico - A Collection of Stories and Suggestions for would-be gringos by Leo Buijs
'A Taste of Living in Mexico' is a collection of stories, based upon facts, and has suggestions or advise, that could be informative and or funny to anyone with an interest in Mexico. However, the content is primarily designed to benefit readers that hope to spend more time in the United States of Mexico. Either to 'live the life', or to retire there, and see their retirement budget gain [...]
 
Book: The Acorn Stories (Acorn, Texas Book 1) by Duane Simolke
Visit Acorn, Texas, for the German festival, a high school football game, homemade apple pie from the Turner Street Cafe, and the cool shade of a hundred-year-old oak tree. Meet dedicated teachers, shrewd business owners, closeted gays, and concerned neighbors. See how lives become intertwined in moments of humor or tragedy. Just be careful, because in Acorn, the sky is always falling. From [...]
 
Book: Highwater (The Highwater Mysteries) by D.R. Meredith
Highwater, Texas, Population: 455 is an anthology of short tales set in Highwater Texas. The first, "Highwater", finds Elizabeth Walker, candidate for Justice of the Peace, in Buddy's Cafe sitting at the round table reserved for Bonham County's elected officials, all men, and other prominent citizens, also men. Elizabeth wouldn't have been sitting with these august citizens, since no woman had [...]
 
Book: Mexican Eskimo Book 1: Exmikan
ABOUT THE BOOK: "Mexican Eskimo" is a story about growing up through space and time. It's a love story that weaves the silken threads of faith, trust and hope into a lifeline of spiritual guidance that tethers our present-day experience to a world of creation magic that existed so long before now, that time itself had not yet started to measure itself in years. A faithful documentation of a most [...]
 
Book: Fueling Victory at Home - How the Mallet Ranch of Texas and Its Relationship With the Oil Industry Helped Reshape the American Southwest in the 1940s by ...
From the author who brought you books on Frank Isett and W. P. Soash comes Fueling Victory at Home.As we prepare to mark the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II and the 125th anniversary of the founding of the Mallet Ranch of Texas, perhaps no other topic in the world today elicits more controversy on both sides than oil. Certainly, as we look at the situation in Iran and Saudi Arabia (as [...]
 
Book: Freedom Road (Texas Legacy Family Saga Book 3) by Dan Vanderburg
A Texas Legacy Family Saga - Book 3 - Just before the Civil War, in the dark corners of the New Orleans waterfront, Billy Jefferson's dreams are yanked from him before he'd barely walked off the ship from Scotland. In the summer of 1860, America is a tinder box, ready to blow. Issues of states' rights, slavery and regionalism have come to a boiling point. Citizens across the South are willing to [...]
 
Book: Slack's War - Selected Civil War Letters of General James R. Slack, 47th Indiana Volunteer Infantry, to His Wife, Ann, 1862-1865 by David Williamson
"Slack's War" consists of 121 letters written from 1862 to 1865 by General James R. Slack, 47th Indiana Volunteer Infantry, to his wife, Ann. Slack's letters span the entire length of his service and include not only his commentary on all the events and battles he participated in (New Madrid, the White River and Yazoo Pass Expeditions, Grant's March, Port Gibson, Champion Hill, Vicksburg, [...]
 
Book: Memories, Mummies, México by Ivan C. Browning
Mexico Travel Adventure Novel She's young, feisty, on a mission, and surrounded by carousing people with faces painted like skeletons. Ellen Greer is a freelance journalist whose career is on the way up. Her latest lead takes her to the historic cities of San Miguel and Guanajuato, Mexico. A "memory plant" used by an Indian healer living in a shack in the desert may help people afflicted with [...]
 
Book: Texas Forged by Ciara Gold
Blacksmith, Galin Walker has an uncanny knack for predicting the weather, but he can't predict the storm about to invade his heart. Telegrapher, Aubrey Caine's search for her absent husband leads her straight into the arms of a man with a shady past and secrets that haunt him. Together they forge a bond that will endure the forces of nature and a con man's cruel swindle. Texas Forged is a [...]
 
Book: The Lawman's Apache Moon (Texas Lawmen Book 2) by Debra Holt
"No more detours!" That was the promise Angelina Lord made to herself when she accepted a ride from a wedding in Texas, with the best man to her destination in Santa Fe, New Mexico. What could possibly go wrong? Angelina is focused on one thing-opening a fashion boutique in Santa Fe. What she really doesn't need is one full-of-himself lawman with his aggravating air of superiority and [...]
 
Book: The Sheriff and Branding Iron Murders (The Sheriff Charles Matthews Mysteries) by D.R. Meredith
When cowboy artist Willie Russell is murdered on the Branding Iron Ranch, Sheriff Charles Matthews faces a mystery that seems built on the bones of the past. Willie Russell leaves behind sketches that illustrate a century-old legend of a brutal outlaw, a beautiful young woman, and the lost Santiago Crucifix, a three foot tall cross of solid gold. With only the sketches, the foot prints of Johnny [...]
 
Book: By Hook or by Book (The Megan Clark Mysteries) by D.R. Meredith
Planning to write a paper for Smithsonian Magazine on the cultural significance of string figures, such as Cat's Cradle, librarian and unemployed paleopathologist Dr. Megan Clark has a wonderful idea that will help her with her research. She will organize a convention and invite all the members of the International String Figure Association to attend. She invites the Murder by the Yard Reading [...]
 
Book: Murder by Masquerade (The John Lloyd Mysteries) by D.R. Meredith
Someone is killing prostitutes on Amarillo Boulevard after sending each a cryptic invitation to "cleanse your soul in the blood of the lamb." One victim mails a letter to John Lloyd Branson, the Panhandle's most famous lawyer, begging for his help. When she is murdered before she can talk to him, and her appointment is kept by her pimp and his stable of girls, John Lloyd declines any involvement [...]
 
Book: The Sheriff and the Panhandle Murders (The Sheriff Charles Matthews Mysteries) by D.R. Meredith
Crawford County, Texas, hadn't had a deliberate homicide in 80 years, and Sheriff Charles Matthews liked that statistic just fine, particularly since his department wasn't generously endowed with manpower. He had one deputy who took pride in how far he could spit tobacco and another one who couldn't tell his backside from his elbow. Neither of these deputies bothered Crawford County because folks [...]
 
Book: The Sheriff and the Pheasant Hunt Murders (The Sheriff Charles Matthews Mysteries) by D.R. Meredith
Eight thousand hunters decend on Crawford County, Texas, for the annual pheasant season. To Sheriff Charles Matthews that's eight thousand chances for a gun-related accident. But when the most hated man in the county, banker Rich Hansford, turns up with his face removed by a shotgun blast, it's no accident; it's murder. To Crawford County folk, it's a public service killing, and no one, not even [...]
 
Book: Story of a Texas Marine - The Autobiography of Nick Quintanilla by Nick Quintanilla
The autobiography of brave Texas Marine Nick Quintanilla, now sadly afflicted with Parkinson's disease. Follow Nick through his colorful childhood in the racial hotbed of South Texas, his hilarious introduction to the Marine Corps at boot camp, his progression through the ranks as he traveled the world, and his very colorful and often newsworthy post-military career in construction project [...]
 
Book: The Homefront Murders (The Sheriff Charles Matthews Mysteries) by D.R. Meredith
When the mummified remains of a World War II G.I. are unearthed in the sub-basement of the Crawford County Courthouse, the local residents, well-known for their nonstop gossip, are suddenly as quiet as the soldier's grave. Sheriff Charles Matthews is frustrated by the town's silence. He isn't planning to arrest anyone for a murder more than fifty years old, but he does want to bury the soldier's [...]
 
Book: Texas Dreams 1 by Amy LeBlanc
New York 1857 - When the carriage pulled up to the house, Rose knew she would receive a reprimand from her mother. "So I skipped another social event." Maybe mother will be so busy with her ladies club, and she won't have time to talk to me about my responsible as a Lane. "Ms. Lane you ready?" George was holding the carriage door open waiting. "Ms. Rose, you know she ain't gonna let you stay in [...]
 
Book: Judge Parker and Bass Reeves - Two Fisted Justice (Bass Reeves Trilogy Book 3) by Fred Staff
This is the final book of Bass Reeves Trilogy,. It takes Bass Reeves from about 60 up until his death in 1910, at the age of 73, He is buried in Muskogee, Oklahoma. During his 32 years as a US Marshal he captured over 3000 lawbreakers. His length of service and his bravery is unmatched by any man, in the history of Indian Territory. The trilogy describes action packed, fast moving encounters with [...]
 
Book: There's Jews in Texas? by Debra L. Winegarten
Winner of the 2011 Poetica Magazine national contest. "Debra L. Winegarten writes frank, funny, poignant, punchy poems. This collection shines with radiant spirit." Naomi Shihab Nye, Guggenheim Fellow. "Debra Winegarten's poems are sharp, sometimes funny, always on the mark when it comes to our difficult understanding of difference. Her poems move through those childhood lessons of identity and [...]
 
Book: The Texicans by Jinx Schwartz
An epic saga of Texas and a family who struggled to build their life there Thirty years before the showdown at the Alamo. When a pioneer family immigrates to Spanish Texas in 1806, they soon find themselves inexorably drawn into the bitter conflict between Mexico and Spain. Joining forces with a dashing young Royalist deserter, they join in the battle to successfully free Mexico and Texas from [...]
 
Book: The Curse of the Black Mingo by W.W. Brock
From the time of the Revolutionary War and Colonel Francis Marion, "The Swamp Fox", the swirling dark water of the Black Mingo Swamp has played a role in many lives. Set against the backdrop of the turbulent history ofthe early nineteen hundreds, The Curse ofthe Black Mingo is the story of two brothers who find a lost British treasure rumored to be protected by a curse. While one brother chooses [...]
 


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