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The Ohio River - A Course of Empire
First Published in 1906 by the noted historian Archer Butler Hulbert, this excellent work chronicles the events that occurred from the time of Celeron's Expedition through the years of early... More > settlement when canoes and flatboats were the main mode of transportation. Next came the steamboat era when Sternwheelers and Sidewheelers plied up and down the great Ohio River from Pittsburg to the Mississippi.
This book is not your average "dry" history book. It is filled with stories and first hand accounts of the people who lived and participated in these events that made the Ohio River a true course to empire. This book has been re-created, re-edited and re-published with additional photos, illustrations and annotations by C. Stephen Badgley.< Less
DAY OF RECKONING
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Loving a man who faces death every day of his life can be wearing, Joanna Livingston learns, soon after Stefan Janacek joins the show with his big cat act. Lions on their own are formidable. The fact... More > that someone wants Stefan dead, and is harassing his cats to get them to turn on him, leads to serious ramifications that make Joanna question if she can live with that fear. Before Porter Brother's took Stefan on, Joanna was star of a major circus with her flying trapeze act. Then a man with the charm of a British lord and the body of a gladiator joined the show and stole the limelight, along with Joanna's heart. But working with big cats is all Stefan knows, which means being under contract with a major show, so when Joanna suspects she's pregnant, the decision she's ultimately forced to make is one she'd never considered before falling in love with a lion tamer.< Less
Love In Victorian Times
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An anthology of four full-length romance novels set in the 1800s when Queen Victoria sat on the throne of England, and the rest of the western world emulated her demeanor in decorum, protocol, dress... More > and the social graces--except for certain bold and resourceful women like those in these stories, who strayed from the fold to embrace such notions as shedding corsets and crinolines, and remaining free of a husband's control. At least that was their intention... Until love entered the picture.
So slip back in time to a world of adventurous ladies who become entangled with irresistible rogues, and rugged frontiersmen, and notorious rakes, and go along with them on their bumpy rides to everlasting love. The four books included in the anthology are Colby's Child, Come Be my Love, Perilous Pleasures and Her Master's Touch. For information on the four books included please visit www.patriciawatters.com.< Less