Books tagged: colonial

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After the Dance
Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
(5.00)
Eliza is a well behaved eighteen year old girl, living in the 1900’s. Her home is a fire station where her father is the fire chief. Eliza loves going to the dance every Saturday night, and she always arrives home by midnight to her waiting father. But tonight she is late and she thinks about the punishment. Eliza has worked herself up into a panic. What her father does next is unexpected.
Imperialism, the Highest Stage of Capitalism - including full original text by Lenin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,930. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Lenin's Imperialism, the Highest Stage of Capitalism" was published in the summer of 1917. Although one of Lenin's shorter works, it is widely recognised as being one of his most immediately influential. The introduction by historian Rupert Matthews sets the book in its historic setting and explains why it was such a profoundly influential work when it first came out.
Secrets from the Archives (Volumes 1 to 5)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,160. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » History » American
Secret letters, spies, mystery lovers. Explore intriguing historical documents in “Secrets from the Archives;” a world of secret chambers, startling discoveries, and centuries-old mysteries. Includes "Proven to All the World: The Pewter Plate that Changed History," "Reputation in Flames: A President Lost, Found, and Lost Again," and three other stories. Uncover the secrets of the archives.
Seeking Sarah
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,900. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
When Kirsty finds an old diary hidden in the chimney of the heritage-listed house she shares with her mother, it leads her on a journey of discovery about another girl who lived in the same house more than a hundred years ago. But there is more to Sarah's story than is told in her diary. As she attempts to uncover the truth, Kirsy finds herself being drawn uncomfortably close to the past.
Lost Lambs of Hallows Eve
Price: Free! Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Bo Peep and the Counting sheep wait anxiously in line to enter Hell's Gate. Inside images of the premier haunted attraction flash across an outdoor screen.They watch as terror unfolds,then enter happily inside.Enter with them, lambs in the midst of wolves.The face of death is rarely the serenity of old age.
Silver Flames (Bewitching Kisses Series)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,780. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00)
Williamsburg’s master silversmith, Christopher Carlson, was a happy man…until a mysterious fire destroyed his new shop. Forced to see temporary lodging at the Stag’s Head Tavern, Chris was in for another disappointment: the lovely innkeeper expressed her sympathy, but refused his advances – something no woman had ever done before.
Arcadian Daze : Xavier Savage in Monarchsland (little stories from a big world)
You set the price! Words: 140,330. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Xavier Savage's progress to understanding life. A satirical, serious, and whimsical telling of episodes in the childhood of Xavier Savage, citizen of Monarchsland, a semi-fictional state of Australia, as he strategises a fail-safe way to avoid the eternal fires of hell, and at puberty, finds love, and loses it, just before a vital fact of life is made very clear to him.
Island Paradise
Price: Free! Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
John and Julia went to a small island to relax. But an old pirate risen from a long sleep and some spiders have a different idea.
The Colonists
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 14,170. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » Action
In the not-so-distant future, when the world economy is crippled and the Earth seems damaged beyond repair, a group of friends dream of escaping the unemployment and despair to the mysterious world of Mars-17, the first Earth-like exoplanet in the binary star system of Alpha Centauri... (The Colonists, a novella)
Terra Domina
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 148,680. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012 by ASJ Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
1885. A ten year old boy is missing. His twin sister encounters a strange old man in the woods near her house. He seems infatuated with her, and displays unusual control over the world around him, over the events to follow in her life.