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Sea Gypsies Down Under
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,650. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011 by Heather Mackay. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
A guide to life at sea. A collection of interviews with cruising folk who shared their own personal experiences. Some told of frightful events while others had wonderful relaxed voyages. There is a mine of valuable information about storms, pirates, shootings, shipwrecks, man-overboard, diving experiences and shark attacks, plus other helpful advice for those who want to go cruising offshore.
The Spear of Lepanto, Books I & II
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 203,580. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
An epic tale of adventure, romance and heroism, vividly bringing the distant past to life. Set in the 16th century and featuring a young and affable Miguel de Cervantes, the story is about the quest for an enigmatic relic Pope Pius V believes will decide the fate of Christian Europe. Only a brokered alliance forced by the Holy See between Spain and Venice can stop the invincible Ottoman Turks.
Universal Language
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,890. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A mistake by space linguist Jalila could cost an alien species their lives. The crew of the starship Ibn Battuta has 24 hours to prepare planet Vox to face an invasion fleet. But when Jalila mistakenly uses a forbidden slur, the locals attack their supposed saviors. As revolution and invasion collide, only Jalila can save her shipmates and the aliens by revealing the secret behind the killer slur.
The Ungettable Joke
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,690. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
A disheartened math teacher and a NASA engineer are dragged by mysterious forces into a hilarious hunt for a profound and powerful ultimate joke. Mysterious encounters with phantom elements of an ancient tribal culture are the main snares used by an intelligence that needs two young professionals to accept a bizarre new job.
The Jewel Collar
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Series: Garden Friends Club, Book One. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays
The Jewel Collar is the story of a Maltese dog, Aristotle, who moves from the beach house to a new home so his Mommy,an attorney,can be closer to the Courthouse and train station. It's Christmas & Ari is very sad. He misses his garden friends. Ari decides to share the jewels on his Jewel Collar with birds and animals in the Floral Park garden.The lesson is that a child can make friends by sharing.
Claustrum: Part Two in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,290. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Claustrum, a superhero with a strange power, the ability to control people with strange, elegiac mixtures of words, seemingly randomly shows up in the city of Dioma, not knowing where he came from or why he is there. The city is then beleaguered by the cruel villain Sine Animus, who is immune to Claustrum's powers over words. Claustrum flees the city and is forced to seek his own personal truth.
The Polyglot's Nightmares: Part X½ in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,080. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Fleeing a war and in search of himself, Ion finds himself residing in a number of strange caves, on the walls of which are written a strange language. He meets a woman who guides him through his state of being a refugee and is troubled by strange dreams that seem to incorporate the existence of the war, his love for the woman he has met and a sense of the divine.
The Quite Possibly Near Death of Hurol Davelrish: Part Three in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
When an arrogant stuntman, Hurol Davelrish, has a seizure during a stunt, he finds himself in the kingdom of Scalter, a land in which he is king, but which is strangely ruled by a phantasmic man named Viscount Vaunt. Hurol meets a strangely kind friend, Grib, in the malevolent world, who tries to pull him back from the ledge of his pride - what will become of the much-admired stuntman?
Beyond the Horizon
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Series: Clarion of Destiny, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,320. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
"Clarion of Destiny" is the eight volume fantasy tale of Leena, a heroine selected by destiny. In Volume 3, "Beyond the Horizon", Leena and her friends must cross an impassable desert in hopes of finding the knowledge they will need to save their land.
Continent X
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,200. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
How a young man finds himself stranded on a strange island, filled with wonder and adventure.