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Times and Places
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 46,000. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014 by Quadra Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
A captivating short story collection that confronts universal questions in an array of vivid landscapes and cultures, in war and peace. Bridge's stories take us to China, Russia, Germany, England, Zambia and Brunei - and to the living center of the human heart.
Blood Ivory
Series: Lance Weber, 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,300. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
BLOOD IVORY by Andrew McCoy: The equation is simple: on the day the last elephant in the world is shot, ivory will be more valuable than gold. Two men — one a merchant prince, the other a big-game hunter — are preparing for that day by acculumating vast hoards of the irreplaceable tusk. It is the hunter who makes the first mistake, and pays the price.
Lions: Big Cats of Africa
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Lions, Tigers, Leopards, etc., Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Endangered
Lions are big cats. They have tawny fur. Tawny means yellowish brown in color. Some lions have white fur on their stomachs and some lions have tawny fur on their stomachs. There are also a few lions that are all white. Lions also have a long tail. Their tail ends in a ball of fur. Scientists call the ball a tuft. The tuft on most lions is black. Learn about lions in this fun, 15-minute book.
An African Fable: Will Steenbok find the Rain? (Book #7, African Fable Series)
Series: An African Fable, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / General, Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Africa
When will it rain again? It is very hot and the river had dried up. There is only a little bit of water left in the last of the water-holes. Steenbok, a tiny antelope, is sent by the Animals to find the rain. Will she find it? Can she save Monkey who is dying of thirst? Will she be able to find the rain?
Synthetic Food Production: Solving Global Hunger
Price: Free! Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Agronomy / Crop Science
This short technical paper presents a concept with the potential to solve the global hunger problem. A Synthetic Food Production facility is described which can provide daily food supplies for thousands of people at extremely low cost. Using the representative example, and 5 to 10 people operating the facility, it is possible to provide up to 10,000 ears (about 200 bushels) of corn per day.
My Mother's Cooking Pot
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 16,620. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African
A beautiful compilation of short stories, short plays, poems, and letters that will certainly appeal to your literary senses. It is a completely enjoyable book that has a lot of lessons to teach.
Discourses on the first to fifth decade of Charles Lawson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,880. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Charles rose from a private soldier to Supreme Leader. Now he must face the challenge of choosing a queen between his seemingly timid first love Louise and his adventurous associate Melissa. Surrounded by demons and avaricious ministers, Charles must tame all to keep his throne and expand his legacy.
The Tin Boat
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 91,620. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
The central character of The Tin Boat is a boatload of children, a teenage boy and girl and three younger boys, on Lake Baringo in Kenya in 1982. They become very friendly with members of the Njemps tribe, and these friendships become important to them when they are caught up in the violence of coup attempt against the President. These events draw them into a thrilling and frightening adventure.
GATEKEEPER, Is this the Nation's Last Election?
Series: Fellowship of the Mystery trilogy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 145,110. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014 by Wild Flower Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Futuristic
Readers will need to remind themselves that GATEKEEPER was published years before the events of 9/11 or the current political and economic crises. As GATEKEEPER opens, America teeters on the brink of chaos. Polarization continues while an increasingly angry populace lives on the edge of poverty and secret power struggles threaten to spill over into violence on an unprecedented scale.
The River, the Rock and the Redeemed
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 49,630. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014 by John Ritchie. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Missions
This book takes you to the African river; the great Luapula. The rock gives people shade from the hot sun. The Redeemed are those who responded to the Gospel.