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Boer War Victoria Crosses
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,010. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
With information drawn from official documents this extensively researched book provides biographical tributes and accounts of the deeds of a selection of men who were awarded the Victoria Cross for action during the Boer War of 1899-1902. With a summary of the conflict, a chronological roll of all 78 Boer War VCs and a useful bibliography for further reading.
I Am An Ostrich, Don't You Know: A 15-Minute Book, Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds
Well hello there. My name is like, Val. I’m, like, an ostrich, ya know. But I bet you knew that. You’re a smart one, you are. But even if you’re smart, I’m a lot smarter. And I’m better looking. Don’t I look just grand? Meet Val, the vain ostrich, and let her tell you all about her life and what it is like to be an ostrich in Africa. Ages 7-10. Educational Versions include Common Core exercises.
1, 2, 3 Disappear
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Price: Free! Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
On a routine trip to the market, a houseboy meets some visitors from out-of-town who change the course of his life.
Amazing but True Collection Books 1-9
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,180. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Join Captain Flump and Clara on an epic adventure through time and space. Experience adventure, romance and the ominous dark thing lurking in the void of time. Travel the world for an adventure of a life time. This collection contains the first nine adventures in this epic series.
The Unlikely Missionary
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 85,510. Language: American English. Published: January 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Sorority girl finds God and answers call to mission field in Africa. Katherine leaves behind a stunned family and fiancé to enter the dynamic world of expatriates. Bush living is tough, but the real challenge is accepting God's forgiveness...and breaking off her engagement.
The Helpers: An International Tale of Espionage and Corruption
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 170,170. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
American Journalist Jenny Osborne finds herself on the run, caught in a web of intrigue and assassinations when she obtains shocking information about a deadly underground organization in the Congo. They will stop at nothing to silence her. Her only hope is Lance Lemmand, a veteran French Intelligence Officer in Congo, and his handsome sidekick Pierre-Jean Philippe. But can reach find her in time?
Travels on Seven Continents
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
This is a collection of travel articles by wellknown author Helen Krasner. Destinations covered are on all seven continents, and include Norway, Madeira, Cape Verde, Mongolia, Tibet, Afghanistan, Australia and Antarctica. Helen's means of travel encompassed hitchhiking, buses, trains, various types of boats, and even flying her own private plane. This book should interest all who love travel.
Ten Dark Enchantments
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,280. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014 by Twice Told Tales II. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In these ten powerful stories, Daniel Robichaud reveals himself to be a masterful storyteller, finding surreal, magical, and moving touches in the world we know and the world to come.
Southern Crosses: An African Ghost Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 103,020. Language: American English. Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
2012 International Book Awards Finalist...Southern Crosses: An African Ghost Story captures the early period in Apartheid South Africa and traces the lives of a family that were forever changed during a horrible massacre. Now fifty years later, an American diplomat must embark on her own internal search for reason and faith to save the family once again.
Defenders of Rorke's Drift: A Collection of Tributes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,500. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A selection of biographical tributes to 26 men who helped to successfully defend the isolated hospital and depot at Rorke's Drift, against a large army of warriors during the Zulu War of 1879, but did not receive gallantry medals for their bravery. With the official report of the commanding officer and a useful bibliography for further reading.