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Disaster Strikes: Just-In-Time Training
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Price: Free! Words: 14,400. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
First responders, mental health professionals, and primary care providers need quick, low-cost or no-cost training to provide aid at disasters. This e-book provdes just that. Chapters cover federal funding, basic clinical principles, mental health topics specific to disasters, risk management, coping skills and more. Individuals can view as many or as few chapters as they need.
1871: A Novel of the Great Chicago Fire
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,690. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Simon Caldwell has always wanted adventure in his life. He is bursting with restlessness and ambition, and he has come to Chicago to make a name for himself. But he is so caught up in his own life that he doesn't realize he's in imminent danger. Then, on a hot and windy night, fire breaks out in the barn of Catherine O'Leary. And for Simon, nothing will ever be the same.
Everything In Its Path
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,670. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
The true story of the St. Francis Dam disaster, told by Kate Thompson, junior archaeologist. Intertwined with Kate’s story is that of the village she's unearthing, and Singing Bird, a girl who foresees disaster. When Kate discovers the dam above them is leaking, the two girls’ fates become intertwined across the centuries as they struggle to save their loved ones from Everything In Its Path.
Something Wicked This Way Comes...
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,840. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
These are a set of ‘WHAT IF?’ stories. I have written them to stretch your imagination and your awareness. I hope they give you pleasure, food for thought and change your perception about you, your world, and your safe little place in it. I hope to get your inquisitive mind working and in doing do, stopping that inquisitive mind dismissing a concept, an idea, and putting down an unread book.
Paolo Bacigalupi (ology)
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Price: Free! Words: 98,220. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This book is about the work of science fiction writer Paolo Bacigalupi, and is a companion to the Paolo Bacigalupi (ology) website http://paolobacigalupi.blogspot.com and collects the content found at the site. The various entries and elements can also be browsed there. He works often in the near future dystopia subgenre, with the major work being a series of stories set in post-oil Thailand.
Between Showers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
All he wanted to do was wash his green Rambler Classic, but the volcano blew and started dumping ash everywhere. And just wouldn’t stop. An end-of-the-world story for one man who just really wanted it to rain by bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith.
Firestorm
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
As a forest fire rages around them, a young couple stay behind in an attempt to save their house. They soon realize they are fighting a losing battle and decide to flee. But the fire has them surrounded and won't let them out of its deadly trap.
The Gift of the Dragons
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,340. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
When disaster strikes, morality is often the first casualty. "The Gift of the Dragons" blends action and adventure when a tsunami overtakes the Blue Kingdoms. The formidable wiles and strength of the Starcutter's crew may not be enough to see them through, this time. A disaster on this scale demands sacrifice! The story features Captain Ali and the saucy Coralshell Sisters from "Sisters in Arms."
Mine, Mine, Mine....
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 940. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business biography
The story of coal mining in America in all its detail, including first-hand accounts of the Sago and Upper Big Branch mine explosions in West Virginia, as told through the eyes of miners, some of whom lived through the blasts. The book will involve interview materials from coal producing companies, including mgmt from Massey Energy, Peabody, and the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).
Paradox - The Angels Are Here (Book 1)
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Series: Paradox - YA Paranormal Fantasy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 39,680. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Two mysterious strangers arrive just in time to help a little girl, Grace Connors, as she struggles to cope with the death of her father. But are the intentions of these strangers as innocent as they seem, or is there something else on their agenda?