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Judgment Rising: The Rys Chronicles Book III
By Tracy Falbe
Series: The Rys Chronicles, Book 3 · Rys World, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 201,310. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2009. Category: Fiction
The heroes of The Rys Chronicles epic fantasy series face new challenges when an ancient foe rises from the dust of a lost civilization and joins forces with the flourishing Atrophane Empire that desires control of the whole of Ektren.
The Complete Chronicle of the Emperors of Rome; Vol. 1
By Roger Kean
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,200. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Few books before have explored the exploits and notorious antics of Rome's imperial dynasties in such readable detail—a record of the often brutal but fascinating lives of the ancient world's most powerful rulers. This eBook edition of the praised 2005 hardback has web-links to illustrations, genealogy and maps. Vol.1: from Augustus to Carinus (63 BC–AD 285. "A joyride of a read."
Redemption and Ashes, Book One
By seamus o'bannion
Price: $2.29 USD. Words: 52,190. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2010. Category: Fiction
Seven literary short stories of the dark side of life: a philosophy professor at the edge of madness married to a woman with Alzheimers; the biography of a mafia soldier; a man whose first affair is an incestuous encounter with his beloved aunt; the story of a fifty year "affair" that lasted just one summer; the story of a man who accidentally shoots himself and whose last thought is rape.
Carrion Crow
By Raymond Long
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,630. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2010. Category: Fiction
In a war-torn land, a new threat arrives: desert nomads envious of the fertile coast. Once content to raid for plunder, they now turn to conquest. The daily struggle to stay alive despite the carnage becomes a fight to escape the most brutal enslavement. Amid all this, a chance meeting with one bewitching woman changes the direction of a man's life. That change could alter the course of history.
The Strange War
By Martin Auer
Price: Free! Words: 42,240. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Category: Fiction
Stories about the workings of war and peace for use in peace education. The stories first appeared in German at Beltz & Gelberg in 2000. They appeared in print also in Korean, Arabic and Persian. On the Internet they can be found in more than 20 languages. The German version was shortlisted for the Gustav Heinemann Peace Award in 2001.
Foreign Devil (The Latelian Cycle Volume 1)
By Lee Bond
Series: The Latelian Cycle, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 159,900. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011. Category: Fiction
Garth Nickels doesn't know who he is, but he's going to find out, no matter the cost, no matter the circumstances. A hero from the past, thrust into an uncertain -and very distant- future, Garth will come up against some of the most trying times he's ever experienced!
A Roman Peace in Briton: Blood on the Stone
By Joe Tackett
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 114,830. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Category: Fiction
Over two thousand years ago, in a vanished world in which gallant death and honor still holds sway, Gaius Julius Caesar is blitzing through Briton’s fierce, blue-painted warlords, exacting a heavy price in exchange for peace. Filled with dramatic scenes and historical personalities, A Roman Peace in Briton hooks with passionate storytelling and engulfs the reader in events of historical legend.
The Song of the Defiler
By K. R. Schultz
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 122,900. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011. Category: Fiction
The ancient, evil Nethera are working secretly to control Aarda and destroy humanity. The Eniila and Abrhaani are at war, the Sokai hide in the Valley of Abalon. Unfortunately all three races must work together to save Aarda. Can four teens, an exiled heretic and an old woman hope to unite the people of Aarda in time to foil their plot for world conquest before the cult of assassins murders them?
The Guardians Book 1: Path to Vengeance
By W. H. Cann
Series: The Guardians, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 102,160. Language: British English. Published: January 22, 2012. Category: Fiction
Following the killing of his fiancée Grogaan spearheads a campaign against the Krelathans to fulfil his vow of vengeance. An unexpected encounter with a Senator’s daughter leads to romance, which impacts positively on his emotional condition. His unique piloting skills and dreams are attributed to his ancestry and gift of magic that ultimately lead to his outstanding performance as a pilot.
The Golden Chalice of Hunahpu: The Spanish Attack on the Maya
By William Vlach
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,480. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Fiction
The Golden Chalice of Hunahpu is the remarkable story of the great war between the Spanish conquistadores and the Maya of Guatemala. The tale is told by a young Spanish wife, a Mayan prince, and a comic priest. Their incredible stories intertwine leading to the volcanic climax. This compelling tale is thoroughly researched and true to the time.