Books tagged: france

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The secret of the president / Le secret du président
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,920. Language: French. Published: January 10, 2009. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
It is a tale for young children. The president of a country called Kermayan has a secret. As a president he has the right to do every thing he wants. Except one ! Because it is not allowed even to the strongest president to do that. But what it is ? What is that secret ?
Benoit (The Play)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2009. Category: Screenplays » Thriller
A poor little violinist and her living Marionette earn their chance to perform in a high-class concert in 18th century Paris! Their talent raises an applause, but when meeting their audience turns bad, a sad girl with a violin of alchemy turns for the worst. Celebrating the magic of SteamPunk comes a thriller of what lies beyond civil reasoning and mysterious mechanics.
Spam & Eggs: A Johnny Denovo Mystery
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,240. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Johnny's finely honed senses detect codes hidden in spam emails, the puzzling phrases and suggestive metaphors hint at a plot to steal rare and valuable objects. Soon, Johnny learns that something even more sinister is brewing. As he tracks the emails to their source, events explode into an adrenalized, trans-Atlantic race to prevent a geopolitical catastrophe.
FATHER OF THE AMERICAN PARATROOPER
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Price: Free! Words: 840. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
General William C. Lee is the father of the American paratrooper. He is without equal in the annals of WW II history. Almost totally unknown to the general public, it surely is appropriate on the 65th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of France to give him some due. General Lee was felled by a massive heart attack and was not able to lead his beloved 101st Airborne into battle.
Saints and Relics
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,550. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2009. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
A casket containing a remarkable relic of a 17th century nun, Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque, is stolen from a devout society in France by one of its members, a priest from Sydney. The priest, Father James, secretly entrusts the casket to two women in Monterey Creek, a small country town in New South Wales. The Society immediately sends Monsignor Henri Pascal from Paris to recover the casket.
Rencontre du 3° type au Moyen Age - Encounter with extraterrestrials in the Middle Ages
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Series: Histoires lyonnaises, Book 10 · Histoires insolites et vraies, Book 10. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 3,040. Language: French. Published: August 28, 2009. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
The folowing story is based on a real fact. Many strange things happened in Europe during the Middle Ages. One of them took place in France, in a town called Lyon. One day, in the year 840 AD, an irrationnal terror pervades the streets. Three men and a woman were seen to "fall from the sky" from a flying ship. The bishop Agobard had an sudden idea to stop the riot and the burn at a stake.
L'un contre l'autre
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Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 820. Language: French. Published: October 16, 2009 by JC GUILLAUME SHOWROOMVISION. Category: Fiction » Poetry » French Poetry
Grégoire Pierre est mort à l'instant même de son premier cri. Silence... Il n'aura pas droit à la parole, ni à la moindre forme d'expression, car "il est né d'un désir de mort" comme on le lui expliquera plus tard... Son univers est celui des émotions, des intuitions, toujours contrastées et tranchantes. ISBN : 978-2-918849-01-8
Un baron d'hiver by Jauguet Beo
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You set the price! Words: 73,850. Language: French. Published: November 6, 2009. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
Mai 1940, la guerre est au beau fixe Félix Stomp, avocat, espoir du parti radical-socialiste, sous-secrétaire d’état va fêter ses quarante ans. Il a retenu au Bœuf Courônné à Yvers, chez Boussingault, l’une des meilleurs tables de France Et puis la guerre repart, la France éternelle titube et tombe. Félix Stomp,proscrit se retrouve en exil entre les mains du terrible La Boussingue!
Eyewitness Accounts of the First World War: The Great War on Land, Sea and Air
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 190,830. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Three firsthand accounts of "The Great War". E.R.M. Fryer was one of the very few British infantry officers to survive the war from beginning to end. Baron Edgar von Spiegel was a German U-boat captain. And Eddie Rickenbacker was the highest-scoring American fighter ace, flying Spads against the Richthofen sqaudrons.
For Honor: An Adventure of What Might Have Been
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Series: For Honor, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,450. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Escape to the intrigue and adventure of 1638 France where the musketeers uncover an insidious plot to overthrow King Louis XIII and divide the country. Fight with the musketeers; ride with them and find the spies. Try to stay alive, and just accept that Lady Laurel's fencing skills are needed. She's good, surprisingly good—-and beautiful. Enter a battle where honor is more valued than life.