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True Earth: The Short History of Our Planet Part 1
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 133,080. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
A Tour Guide with a Bad Attitude made somewhat bearable by a sense of humor - the Author leads you on a journey through our Home in The Universe. Somehow he wanders off into all kinds of diversions: UFOs and Fairies; Dragons, Monsters and Vampires; various plots and conspiracies; some history you never knew. Earth Science made Fun for anyone curious about the real story of our planet.
100 Stories for Haiti
You set the price! Words: 78,590. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2010 by bridgehouse. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
100 Stories for Haiti is a unique collection of stories bound together by paper and glue and massive amounts of hope. This is no ordinary book. One morning a writer woke up and decided, "I must do something." Hundreds of talented authors worldwide sent him their stories and the result is an anthology that anyone can enjoy. Proceeds go to helping the victims of the Haiti earthquake.
Call of the Kokako
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 83,420. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
The pilot of a light plane crashes in thick bush. He has an injured foot, but avoids rescue. The story takes the reader from the wilds of the New Zealand bush to the cosmopolitan city of Auckland and the islands of the Hauraki Gulf.
2012 Doomsday, The Mayan Prophecy.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,650. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
The Mayan Prophecy claims that in the year 2012, we will experience an event which will change our world forever. This book examines the very real threats that we face as we draw ever closer to the actual date of the prediction. The date is December 21st 2012. Will we be ready? Are we already doomed? Many other civilizations believe 2012 to be a significant year, as did Nostradamus.
Callout: Responding to Haiti's Earthquake
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,780. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Callout is the story of one individual's actions in response to the earthquake of 12 January 2010 outside of Port-au-Prince Haiti. Join Rick Davis on the ground real-time via his blog. Read comments on Haiti today. Discover the inside processes of disaster response.
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.
Terremoto, the Earth Quakes in Assisi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,410. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
The travelogue of the 1997 earthquake in Assisi, and the nineteen pilgrims who risked the dangers to walk in the footsteps of St. Francis of Assisi. A miraculous tale of how the earthquake closed down buildings, and at the same time opened up hearts. Told by the leader of the pilgrimage, Dr. Mary Jo Kelly Wilhelm.
The Shattered Swan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,510. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
"I shuffled my feet to avoid tripping, then turned and looked up as I had done with the wall inside a moment ago, curiosity fighting the need to get away. There was a gaping hole in what used to be the third floor of the house..." A town in shock and aftershocks continuing, will Tamara have survived the earthquake only to be killed by the person who took advantage of the disaster to murder Laura?
2011 Tsunami Sourcebook: Japanese Disaster, Science and Survival Guides, History, Physics, Detection and Forecasting, Warning Systems, Designing for Tsunamis, Hazard Mitigation Programs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 118,180. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
One of nature's most powerful and destructive forces is fully covered in this authoritative collection of official documents with complete details on every aspect of tsunamis - including reports on the catastrophic Honshu, Japan tsunami of March 11, 2011. Over 300 pages cover science, forecasting, physics, preparations, warning systems, history, mitigation, and much more.
Series: The Cartographer Universe, Book 6 ยท The American Geological Society, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 113,830. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011 by Twisted Root Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Vallon Drake, American Geological Survey agent, harnesses a power that can rewrite the landscape—or protect it. When she discovers her ex-partner murdered, she must solve a case with too many links to her own troubled past. If she can't solve it, and fast, Seattle will be written right off the map.