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No More An Island
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,590. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2011 by Hank10 Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Jake loves cars – Mary Lou loves Jake -- they love life together. The man inside Jake wants freedom, excitement and danger. The woman inside Mary Lou wants peace, happiness and security. But their life is changing. The tried and true ways they learned growing up in their Southern town are melting away. Its a delightful famiy mini saga about the real South in the 20's
Field of Orbs
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 433,840. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Searching the Amazon jungle for ancient ruins, an archaeologist shares a meal with the elders of an isolated village. They reveal an oddity that he realizes is so much more. The artifact shouldn’t even exist. It is a perfect ruby, resembling a modern aircraft. Digger begins a journey that could change how humanity will forever see themselves and answer the question, why are we here.
Eadric the Grasper
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Series: Sons of Mercia, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 146,060. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This action-adventure laced with romance follows the “worst Briton of the 11th century” (BBC History Magazine), Eadric Streona, through his journey from poverty to power. Eadric will do anything to achieve a peaceful life for himself and his true love—even betray his country and put a Viking on the English throne. But what if his greatest opponent is the same person he wishes to save?
With Sword in Hand
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 134,360. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011 by Wordlink. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Life was going about as dull as ever for eighteen year-old Tanner. It was hockey, school, more hockey, and little brother - until a female hybrid burrowed into his future and stuck a katana in his hand in place of a hockey stick. And he thought raising a little brother was troublesome - nothing like what Hylika had planned for him...
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.