Cougars: Lions of the Mountains
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Lions, Tigers, Leopards, etc.
What is the difference between a cougar, a puma, and a mountain lion? How high can a cougar jump to reach a tree limb? Do cougars live alone or in groups? Do cougars catch most of what they chase? What will a cougar do if it sees a dog? Learn the answers to these questions, and more. Find out what a cougar looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and more.
Roadkill
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Emily has always laughed at the characters in horror movies. They never see it coming…
Turtles: Shelled Creatures of Land and Sea
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,590. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians
How does a turtle warm up? How long can a turtle hibernate? Do turtles have teeth? How many eggs can a sea turtle lay in a year? How long can a turtle hole its breath underwater? What happens to a box turtle if he eats too many strawberries? Learn the answers to these questions, and more. Find out what a turtle looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born and more.
CIA Bride
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 70,390. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
CIA Bride is a biography of the life of Velma and Werner Weiss, a CIA family starting during World War II when Velma worked for the CIA in England and continuing into Area 51 in the Nevada desert where Werner, a.k.a. the Desert Fox, commanded Project OXCART, the CIA's A-12 Mach 3 spyplane. The author worked with Werner Weiss at Area 51 and remained a close friend of Velma Weiss until her death.
Kafka's Hairbrush
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Someone's having a bad hair day. Anxious writer Franz K. waits for the pharmacy in Prague's old square to open so he can purchase a bottle of his favorite hair tonic. Why are they late? What is wrong with the clerk? Why can't he understand a word he says? "Kafka’s Hairbrush" is an analeptic literary love story. A little pick-me-up. Can the fretful writer ever settle his nerves?
The Butterfly Man
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Price: Free! Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
A home invasion turns deadly when Dr. Steven Peters is forced to face the world he has helped to create.
The Case of the President's Pearls: A 15-Minute Broderick Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
Officer Hall climbed out of the police car and walked toward the man. She spotted Kendall and Jamie and nodded, but did not come over. She was busy watching the man on the ground. “What happened?” Jamie asked her. “It looks like a robbery,” Officer Hall called out. What is missing, and can Kendall and Jamie help find it? See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery before the Brodericks do.
Time Ship
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,080. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A meteor is about to destroy planet Entamida, a light year from Earth. Gano and Elantra with their children Lee and Broni escape to Earth through a wormhole in time-ship, TC. They befriend General Simons who offers US citizenship for their help reproducing TC. Overcoming language and religious problems, they bring others from Entamida and eventually carve out a comfortable life in the US.
The Case of the Mayor's Mementoes: A 15-Minute Broderick Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
“Ten thousand dollars,” Carl said. “I could get a lot more for it where I’m going in Europe. They remember the war over there. My grandfather was considered a hero by the people of France and England too. I’m only willing to sell it for this low of an amount because this was his hometown.” Is that a good price for an early pistol? And did it really belong to the first mayor?
Less of Everything
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Price: Free! Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by NAP BOOKS. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
by Dave Shaw. Dave Shaw is a writer from somewhere in Canada. His work has been featured on Temporary Infinity, Coffinmouth, Internet Poetry, and other online sources. He curates the website 'Lit Mixtapes'.
The Case of Washington's Waistcoat: A 15-Minute Broderick Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
A valuable waistcoat is up for auction. The seller says that it used to belong to George Washington. If so, it could be worth a lot of money. How could they tell if the man was telling the truth? After all, the man selling it was Peter Markham’s uncle. And everyone knew that Peter Markham was one of the most dishonest kids in the whole school. See if you can solve this 15-Minute mystery.
Catterthun
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,640. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
The ss Catterthun set sail from Sydney on a wintry evening in 1895. Most of the people on board would never see the sun rise on another day. A mounting gale pushed the Catterthun along the coast, closer to her doom. She sank beneath a storm tossed sea leaving mysteries in her wake. What had she hit? Who was to blame? What happened to the fortune in gold she had on board?
Into the Darkness
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,390. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by David Vernon. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
"Into the Darkness" is the true story of a young Australian thown into the crucible of the air war over Europe. Navigator, Arthur Hoyle, discovers the excitement, the comraderie and the fear of being part of Bomber Command. This book dramatically recreates the the trials of air crews over the dark skies of Europe — where the chance of surviving the full ‘tour’ was very low.
The Case of the Grabbed Geocache: A 15-Minute Broderick Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
“Today I need everyone to stay in the west play yard during recess. Which way is west?” Everyone looked at their compass. “That way!” several of the students yelled. “Good,” the teacher answered. “After lunch we’re going to go geocaching.” Who finds the geocache first? And are they cheating? See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery before the Brodericks do.
Key to the Science of Theology
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 39,250. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Mormonism
The present Volume aims to embody, in a concise and somewhat original manner and style, a general view of the Science of Theology, as gathered from revelation, history, prophecy, reason and analogy.
48 Hours to Chaos: An Engineer Looks at Life and How the World Really Works
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 100,670. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Applied Sciences
"48 Hours to Chaos" is a back-to-basics look at everything you could have learned in school and then later in the college of hard knocks. We explore such subjects as science, history, economics, politics, religion, philosophy & government, and fit it all into one book. Don't let the "engineer" part scare you away; we have no weird math or technical jargon. Find out how the world really works.
Strings of Fate - The Reclamation Story 1
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by Each Voice Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
AN EPIC STORY OF ANOTHER WORLD: Three men cross an ocean to stop an Aztec priest draining the world of magic. Their mission wreaks unintended devastation and they work to salvage and rebuild civilization from the ruins. The Reclamation is an adventure into a parallel world, where magic continues to exist. Strings of Fate is Story 1 in The Reclamation series. This work is 10,105 words.
Lament: A Restraint Novel
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Series: Restraint Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,860. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
Stranded in a foreign land, two sisters, Linda and Laura are on a quest to regain their fortune and rebuild their once normal life. However, the past they fought so hard to flee has caught up with them and each must face the consequences of their actions. For Linda, the price may be too high. Something seeks her demise. (YA Fiction Novel, intended for ages 16 and up).
The Nature Of The Lady
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Price: Free! Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A solitary Captain & his AI ship roam the depths of space charting new places and meeting new life forms. In a deadly game where chance counts has his luck finally run out?
The Great Libraries
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Series: Gateway Roadhouse Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by Star Catcher Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Emmie Kirkwood is delighted when the Gateway Roadhouse insists she take a day off. Finding herself in ancient Egypt, she can think of only one thing. Spending her precious day at the most fabled library in the ancient world: The Alexandria Library. She didn't expect to also arrive the day of an equally famous fire. A Gateway Roadhouse Chronicles Egyptian steampunk adventure novelette.