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Project Renaissance
By S.D. Livingston
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,870. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Category: Fiction
What’s a modern-day Renaissance girl to do? That’s exactly what Emma Thomas is about to find out. Moving three thousand miles to Manhattan to discover her destiny hasn’t turned out quite like she planned. She’s just lost her job, her roommate’s impossibly perfect, and she’s still plain old Emma—until she stumbles on a little advice from the Renaissance, that is.
Ghost of the Fox
By Felix Mayerhofer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2010 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction
(Age Level – 8-11) – What an exciting way to be introduced to George Washington. This story is about the great victory attained by the brave men of the American Continental Army at the “Battle of Trenton.” The first part is historical nonfiction, continuing into the second half of the story in fiction-occurring more than 200 years later. This This is a must read for children of all ages.
Of Staves and Sigmas
By Geoffrey Verdegast
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 269,020. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011. Category: Fiction
OF STAVES AND SIGMAS is a transworld fantasy that follows psychiatric patient James Wagner's mystical break from contemporary earth to a violent, mediaevalesque Ergos, where through unremitting ordeal he is forced to consider that his lifelong madness was less a psychological sickness than a visional prelude to the astonishingly palpable reality that has suddenly supplanted his earthly existence.
The Three Great Ships of Isambard Kingdom Brunel
By Ciamar Price
Series: Age of Engineering, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Category: Nonfiction
During his career, Isambard Kingdom Brunel built three ships. Each was the largest vessel of their time when launched, and each represented a technological leap forward in ship design. These pieces were originally written for learning packs about historic engineering, and designed as a summary and introduction to the ships. Download the ebook free here.
Lucky In Cyprus: A True Story ABout A Boy, A Teacher, An Earthquake, Some Terrorists And The CIA
By Allan Cole
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 167,010. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Lucky In Cyprus is a coming-of-age story set in the Middle East during the height of the Cold War. An American teenager – son of a CIA operative – is inspired by grand events and a Greek Cypriot teacher. He witnesses earthquakes and riots and terrorist attacks, but in the end it is his teacher’s gentle lessons that keep him whole.
The Great Satan
By David Black
Series: Shadow Squadron, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,720. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2011. Category: Fiction
The first of his compelling new Shadow Squadron series, author David Black has produced his own fictional nightmare scenario: What if the Iraqi weapons that were said to be dismantled in the late 1990s included the ultimate WMD? And what if deposing Saddam Hussein left one of his most ruthless military leaders still at large, actively seeking a customer for Iraq’s only viable nuclear bomb?
British Movie Entertainments on VHS and DVD
By John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,400. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
British DVD suppliers have now released around 700 classic films. This book details some of Britain’s best. Over 400 movies in all are described in either minute detail or in summary form. And the quality (or lack of same) in the DVD transfer is fearlessly indicated. The author's emphasis is on movies made before 1970, especially those featuring popular stars as Stewart Granger, James Mason.
Jason and the Friendly Ghost
By Violetta Antcliff
Series: The Adventures of Jason Foster, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,950. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2011 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction
Tommy is a boy who died at the beginning of world war two, and has returned to look for his parents. Wayne, Jason’s best friend, takes some convincing that Tommy is a ghost, as he seems so normal. But the appearances and disappearances soon convince Wayne. The problem is: how can they tell Tommy that he is dead?
Pick Any Title
By Russell James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,830. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2011. Category: Fiction
In this black comedy ‘Lord Clive’ inveigles Jane Strachey into helping him sell British ‘Lord of the Manor’ titles to Americans. Among his gulls are a shrewd businessman, a hell-fire preacher and a New York gangster. When lawyers pounce and guns start to fire, Strachey finds she need more than good looks and smart words to save her skin. ‘A brilliant page-turner,’ said the Times.
Ice Blue
By Emma Jameson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,280. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2011. Category: Fiction
ICE BLUE, a cozy mystery by Emma Jameson, is the first in the Lord and Lady Hetheridge series. Anthony Hetheridge, Chief Superintendent for New Scotland Yard, is that rarest of bluebloods -- a Peer who's risen far in his field on merit alone. Hetheridge believes his life is in perfect order. Then he meets Detective Kate Wakefield -- beautiful, willful, and half his age...