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Red Bishop One
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,680. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2010 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A Colombian drug lord holds the United States hostage from his jail cell on the eve of a presidential election. The violence he calls down cannot be stopped without appeasing him--or unmasking a conspiracy that has been dormant for most of our lives.
Finding Heroes
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 65,100. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2010 by Creative Guy Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The story of the search and recovery effort during the 2003 Columbia disaster. Mr. Starr and his family run a funeral home and were called upon, along with hundreds of other volunteers from the area, to help search for and catalogue debris from the shuttle, and sadly, the bodies of the astronauts. In searching for the heroes, they discovered the heroes within themselves.
The Walled Garden
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,020. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2010 by Five Tigers Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A young woman with a turbulent past discovers a secret world under New York City in the 1980s. Here there be magic, and monsters… After surviving a brutal attack, Mireya Rodriguez must start living again. A seemingly chance encounter with a man named Jonathan Mellon leads to magic, romance, and danger in a secret world hidden under the streets of NYC. "Gorgeous story. Mireya's a champ." ~Tez
A Walking Tour of Columbia, South Carolina
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Columbia, South Carolina from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Law in a New Key: Essays on Law and Society
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,210. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
For thoughtful readers--and not particularly lawyers or scholars--engaged in the issues of the day who want something other than "easy" answers from right or left. Renowned sociologist Etzioni addresses key issues of terrorism, drone wars, TSA scanners, DNA banks, surveillance, privacy, norms of social disapproval and forgiveness, human rights, and respecting cultures; 15 trenchant essays in all.
Space Primer (AU-18): Comprehensive Spaceflight History and Guidebook, Doctrine, Orbital Mechanics, Military Space, Satellites, Rockets, NASA Programs, Threats, Designs, Operations, Intelligence
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,550. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
In what may be the best single-volume introduction to military and civilian space flight, this up-to-date space primer from the Department of Defense provides comprehensive coverage of modern spaceflight principles and practices, with an extensive and authoritative history of military and NASA programs, along with the fundamentals of space.
The Kingdom of Darkness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,310. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011 by Knights Hill Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Ivy League freshman Julia wants classmate Colton. And Julia always gets what she wants. But this time, Colton’s gorgeous girlfriend stands in her way. Julia’s best friend, Haly, offers a solution: magic. For love, will Julia step into the kingdom of darkness? Length: 30 pages. Short story set in the world of The Midnighters. Includes sneak preview of another chilling tale by Felicity Savage.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Report: STS-1, April 1981 - Young and Crippen Pilot Columbia on the First Space Shuttle Mission - Complete Technical Details of All Aspects of the Historic Flight
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,800. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
This is the official final mission report issued by the NASA Johnson Space Center for the flight of STS-1, the first Space Shuttle mission launched in April 1981 with John Young and Robert Crippen. In addition to technical details, this report includes the report of Young and Crippen on the mission. Over 60 orbiter anomalies are discussed.
Wings in Orbit: Scientific and Engineering Legacies of the Space Shuttle, 1971-2010
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 295,350. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
The printed version of Wings in Orbit, the official history of the Space Shuttle program, is an essential addition to the library of any spaceflight enthusiast. World Spaceflight News now presents this complementary flowing-text version for e-readers. This excellent NASA document has the dramatic tale of the development and operation of the most complex machine in history.
My Name Is....
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
When an American undercover narcotics officer finds himself in a life and death situation, unexplained phenomena begin to permeate his life. His infiltration and eventual exposure in a Colombian drug cartel sends him into a dimension of human characteristics far beyond comprehension. His aim is now to be extracted but at a cost.