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Early Adventures at Put-in-Bay, Middle Bass and Johnson's Island By Michael Gora
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The stories in this book provide an important historical picture of what travelers to the Lake Erie Islands encountered in the 18th and early 19th centuries. I believe they are also interesting to a... More > larger set of readers who would like answers to the following questions: Could Put-in-Bay harbor have been located on Middle Bass Island in the 18th century, and not on South Bass Island? Why were the Lake Erie Islands called the “Isles of Terror”? Who found the dead body of a French trader on North Bass Island in 1793 and buried it there? What occasion led to singing accompanied by flute music in a cavern in Put-in-Bay in 1819? How was Johnson’s Island selected for the prison there during the Civil War? What was life like for the Confederate soldiers imprisoned on Johnson’s Island? What did John Yates Beall, the “Pirate of Lake Erie”, look like? And many more.< Less
The Men of Iron Fish By Jan Row
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This photographic essay on commercial gill-net fishing on Lake Erie is a must have for history buffs. These beautiful but rare photographs capture a rarely seen glimpse into this fast fading... More > industry. Photographs by Jan Row. Descriptive text by Michael Wilson< Less
The Compass and the Rose By Nancy Elvira
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WWII sailor Winston Cunningham meets seventeen year-old Irene Walker. An unlikely combination with little in common, their relationship gets off to a rocky beginning. Wink becomes intrigued with an... More > old house in Cleveland, along the shore of Lake Erie, and when Irene sees it, there is no turning back. The Cunninghams sense that there’s an air of mystery about the house; more to its story than they had been told. Wink becomes so obsessed with the house that he fails to see the storm brewing on his own personal horizon. With help from some oddball neighbors and a lesson from a determined young boy who believes in the unbelievable, Wink and Irene succeed in navigating their troubled waters. As it all unfolds, they discover that many of the questions left by the former owner of the house have been answered. This is the second novel in the Edgewater series from Nancy Elvira.< Less
Going Wild With Forda Birds Volume One By John Andreoni
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A selection collection of newspaper columns dealing with hunting, fishing, conservation, Ohio history, and various other outdoor related topics written between 1969 and 1979 by John Andreoni. This is... More > Volume One of a planned four volume set covering 40 years of Andreoni's life as a local columnist.< Less
The Legend of the Eels: a Story of Vermilion, Ohio By James Garvey
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The fishing boats on Lake Erie are disappearing and their crews never heard from again. Some believe there is an evil on the lake. The Birch kids are determined to find out and save the town. But... More > between them and the answers is a mysterious island, a mythical creature, and pirates! The real-life small village of Vermilion, Ohio - nestled on the banks of the Lake Erie is the setting for this adventure. Will the kids save the town or be the next victims of the Pirates of Lake Erie!< Less
Great Pennsylvania Amusement Parks Road Trip: A Photographic Road Trip Highlighting Pennsylvania's Historic Amusement Parks and Some Interesting Places By David Witoslawski & Brittany Howe
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A photographic road trip highlighting Pennsylvania's historic amusement parks and some interesting places. Included are Dorney Park, Hersheypark, Dutch Wonderland, Knoebels, DelGrosso's, Lakemont... More > Park, Idlewild, Kennywood, Conneaut Lake Park and Waldameer. Also included are interviews with many important folks including park managers, ride designers, ride builders and others. Many interesting attractions throughout the state are covered including the Yuengling Brewery, Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater and many State Parks give you the perfect blueprint to make a nice weekend getaway or extended road trip. The lineages of many century or near century old rides are covered as well including manufacturers, previous ride homes and more. The joy of visiting an amusement park is what this book is all about. Generations of folks have experienced these parks, including my own, and priceless memories have been made. Ebook in full color.< Less
Obey His Every Wish - A Novella of Suspense By R. W. Clinger
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Editor Jude “Daddy” Yull’s sexual affair with author Anita Briggins is a dirty little secret. Anita, an anarchist hooked on OxyContin, promises to obey Daddy’s every wish. ... More > After the author hires a fifteen-year-old girl to fulfill Daddy’s sexual fantasy, video taping the affair, she sends the tape to Jude’s wife, Felicia Yull. Once Felicia receives and reviews the tape, Daddy’s life of sin spirals out of control. What follows is a plan of lust, betrayal, and murder at its finest.< Less
The Legend of the Eels By James Garvey
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The first in a series of adventures of Sam, Patrick, and William Birch and all their friends. The young detectives discover pirates, sea creatures, and other surprises in the real-life small village... More > of Vermilion, Ohio - nestled on the banks of the Lake Erie.< Less
Shadows of Niagara: Investigating Canada's Most Haunted Region By John Savoie
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Shadows of Niagara chronicles the investigations into Canada's most haunted region. Take a journey to haunted hot-spots, make contacts with ghostly enttities and uncover the truth behind Niagara's... More > ghostly legends. That's if you dare...includes investigations into the Blue Ghost Tunnel, The Screaming Tunnel, St. Catharines, Niagara on the Lake, Niagara Falls, Fort Erie and many more!< Less
Absolutely! By Letitia Sweitzer & Harry Briggs
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Absolutely chronicles the quirky life of Dr. Harry Briggs, WWII Marine, the first person to swim the 32 miles across Lake Erie, persistent entrepreneur, and, at 90 years old, still a political... More > science professor. About this amazingly candid tale, John Muenzer, Marathon Swimmer, says: “I laughed and cried as I read his story. Harry's journey starts with his rambunctious years in his mid 20's to the Pacific Theater, Swimming Hall of Fame, numerous businesses, educator and loving husband. No matter what obstacles Dr. Briggs faced, he willed himself to never accept failure. Truly a unique individual and one that's accomplished a great deal in his lifetime!” Frank Cox, Marine veteran and award-winning author says, “Letitia Sweitzer has skillfully captured the dramatic life saga of her uncle, Harry Briggs, an athlete and an intellectual, who has packed three lifetimes of adventure into his 90 years. Absolutely! is an inspiring, thoroughly enjoyable, story about the can-do spirit of an American hero.”< Less

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