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The Real Widow Maker
Price: Free! Words: 79,260. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The Real Widow Maker is a composition of short stories highlighting some of America’s worst mining tragedies, including disasters at Sago, Crandall Canyon, and Upper Big Branch. The book tells of the coalminer’s struggle to achieve safer mines, and recounts how a band of Rednecks started the largest labor uprising in U.S history. It's a saga filled with tragedy, but filled with heroics too.
Oregon's Greatest Natural Disasters
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,560. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Natural history, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Giant earthquakes and tsunamis devastate western Oregon every 300 to 600 years. The last one hit in 1700, so we're due anytime. This informative, entertaining book tells the stories of Oregon's past floods, fires, and eruptions. Then it investigates the cycles behind our natural disasters and takes a look at what may happen when the next "Big One" strikes.
Olivia's Mine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,360. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
It’s 1915, and newlywed Olivia Fitzgerald is leaving her affluent Seattle family to join her husband Frank in Canada, at the isolated mining community of Britannia Beach. Before she even has a chance to settle in, many of the people she meets are killed in a horrific natural disaster, triggering the first of a series of events about to befall the young Olivia, and the tightly knit community.
A Most Helpful Text
Price: Free! Words: 16,790. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011 by Banty Hen Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Journalist Madeline Ferrero's ability to spot patterns in online text leads her on a chase: to find the ‘Helpful Gremlin’ who’s been predicting disasters in the Chicago area without fail for over a decade. The hunt takes an unexpected twist when she starts getting texts from the mysterious Gremlin. But are they thinly veiled threats from someone with the talent to predict the future?
Rising Above the Wave
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,540. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As L. E. Muesch bear-hugged his wife, Helen, vowing to never let go, the surge of the tsunami engulfed them and their lives would never be the same. In Rising Above the Wave, Muesch not only takes readers through how they were able to survive such a horrendous event on Phi Phi Don Island, but, maybe even more importantly, shares how that moment in time has consumed him in many different ways.
Inferno (#2 Destroyers Series)
Series: Destroyers, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,300. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Ever since becoming leader of the human hurricanes called Tempests, 16-year-old Janelle is overdue for a vacation. But the trip to Hawaii quickly presents its own problems when she meets Kenna, a local sophomore who makes the volcano start rumbling when she's nearby. So when Kenna gets kidnapped, Janelle has to find her before catastrophes can start. Is Janelle up to the task?
Let Nothing You Dismay
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,720. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Kala's job as tour guide isn't enough to cope with the debts left by her late husband, but she manages until she has car trouble. To save on future repairs, she takes an auto-care class. Rex is a part-time instructor whose broken heart needs repairing, too. Despite numerous disasters, she creates a holiday rich in the true spirit of Christmas. Will Kala and Rex discover the greatest gift of all?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,500. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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In the Presence of Gods
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,830. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Will Theron and Ariadne have to sacrifice their love to save the Gods of Atlantis from oblivion? 12,000 years ago Zeus decided to spare the island of Atlantis, allowing the culture of Ancient Greece to flourish. Flush with their superiority, the people of Atlantis regard the Gods as myth and story. Zeus now realizes that he was in error and the eight million residents of Atlantis must die.
After a Disaster - Information to Help You and Your Family Recover
Price: Free! Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Safety and first aid
Disaster recovery guide that provides simple information on how individuals, families and businesses can recover from a disaster such as a wildfire, hurricane, severe weather and more. Created by The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, The Texas A&M System.