Books tagged: courage

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Defiance: A Chronicle of Courage
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,300. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Nowhere is a woman's courage tested more than when she must escape the terrors of a revolution and uproot her family. This is a true story of one woman's courage, leaving a life of opulence behind to escape through thebrutal desert of eastern Iran with her two small children. Abandoned in the desert by those who had been paid to save her, would she watch her children die? Or could she save them?
Tales and Tails
Series: Planet Wolf, Book 7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 94,890. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Stories from Planet Wolf: Characters old and new. Thirty-six new stories, some contemporary with the five books in the series, others not. What happened to Tara and Kolyei after the Battle of Trumpet Keep? How do the telepathic Lind search for their human life-partners? What is it like to be a slave-child in the Kingdom of Murdoch? Life-bondings, pirate raids, cadets training, murders and more.
4.5 Years
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,190. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The true story of a young Scottish soldier stranded in France during WW2 and sent to a Prisoner-of-War camp. With his forced companions, he fought his own war to stay alive and keep his humanity,in a world where one egg is an illegal treasure, where knives are hidden and get used, where Jewish prisoners are glimpsed and, inexplicably, disappear. This book is a tribute to the human spirit.
On the Other Hand
Series: Jamie and Ryan, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,570. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
A mix of gripping story with fascinating facts on left-handedness.Everyone should think left-handed - or so 14 year old Jamie thought when she tied her hand behind her back for a day-long protest in school, against persecution of left-handers over the centuries. When her friend Ryan faces bullying at its most deadly, their research into prejudice takes an unexpected and dangerous turn.
Faithful through Hard Times
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,420. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is not a WW2 memoir. It is a riveting reconstruction from an eye-witness account written at the time in a secret diary, a diary too dangerous to show anyone and too precious to destroy.The true story of four years, 3 million bombs, one small island out-facing the might of the German and Italian airforces - and one young Scotsman who didn't want to be there. www.youtube.com/watch?v=WrOShZg44Ec
Words on Happiness Volume I
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
This short book explores tips for happiness. Happiness is not defined as enjoyment or warm fuzzies. Instead, it is the realization that life provides times of joy and solace. But, it also provides times of neutrality, pain, and battle. Sometimes the battle scars are so deep that we should not have survived. Happiness is the acceptance of all these times and the courage to live through them.
Extreme Trekking
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,230. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
The book is about extreme altitude trekking, an activity that can easily be underestimated by the novice. It addresses preparation, provides unique technical information, and explains why Aconcagua is a greater challenge than it may appear to be. The story is a personal experience on the mountain with 10 other trekkers from around the world. Only 3 reached the summit but not without incident.
Choices of Angelica White
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,680. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
If you had to make the decision of whom to trust would you be able to; what would you base that trust on, especially when dealing with another species?
Unsettled
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,230. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Fifteen-year-old Jenny Middle struggles to hold her family together despite poverty, constant moves, the jail sentence and drunkenness of her mother, and a sister tragically involved with drugs. This timeless story of growing up forty years ago will be as relevant and moving to girls of today as it was to those who read it when first published under the title Poor Jenny, Bright as a Penny.
Intergalactic Courage - Entering the Field
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Kenny Ramzai was a dispatcher for a small town on a remote planet. It was just a job while attending college to study alien races. Or was it? His superiors certainly did not believe it. Now he finds himself thrust into a galactic wide field operation deceptively enticing. A futuristic action packed police story, "Entering the Field" is the first adventure of a very unlikely hero.