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The Nexus
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,370. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2010 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
When a gay administrative clerk named Sykes discovers he has paranormal abilities, his quest for their source forces his emergence from yet another kind of closet. Soon he stumbles into a web of intrigue and danger that involves a covert genetics experiment called Project H.E.L.I.X. Will Sykes succumb to adversaries who stop at nothing to prevent him from exposing their secret?
The Gingerbread House
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Series: Moreau Society, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,400. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A killer holds an entire planet hostage! Brock Marsden — private detective, mutant by-choice with extraordinary abilities. Using alien technology, members of the Moreau Society willingly alter their DNA — incorporating the best traits of other species for pleasure or profit. Only now a member goes rogue, perverting the technology to murder-by-mutation at a distance.
Dead Dwarves, Dirty Deeds
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Price: Free! Words: 23,400. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Three hard-boiled short stories of crime and violence set in the technological excess of the 22nd century. Angel: A cybernetic hit-man escapes prison with the help of two strange men and a mysterious benefactor. Gift Horse: A mutiliated criminal kingpin returns to power in the Regional Atlanta Metroplex. Money is Everything: Street gangs hunt a deposed crime boss carrying a case of cash.
Dead Dwarves Don't Dance
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,270. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Noose, a genetically engineered dwarf mercenary, is caught in an explosive terrorist attack on a neohuman dance club in Atlanta. Stumbling alone and injured out of the flaming carnage, he embarks on a relentless and violent pursuit of the perpetrators, determined to exact his own brand of 22nd-century vengeance.
21st Century Understanding Cancer Toolkit: Cancer Causes and Prevention, Cancer and the Environment, Comprehensive Coverage of Specific Risk Factors and Prevention by Type and Organ System
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 203,120. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
This massive compendium, with over 500 pages and fifty chapters, has authoritative information and practical advice from the nation's cancer experts about the causes and possible prevention of all types of cancer. In addition to easy-to-read discussions, there is substantial professional material on this vital topic.
21st Century Understanding Cancer Toolkit: Life After Cancer Treatment, Valuable Advice and Support for Patients, Survivors, Families, Parents, Children, Caregivers, Young People, Advanced Cancer
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 192,340. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health
This massive compendium, with over 400 pages and eleven chapters, has authoritative information and practical advice from the nation's cancer experts for cancer survivors and their families, with helpful information for cancer patients, caregivers, parents of children with cancer, brothers and sisters of cancer patients, children of survivors, those with advanced or terminal cancer, and more.
21st Century Understanding Cancer Toolkit: Cancer Clusters, Carcinogenesis, Cancer and the Environment, Studies of Suspected Clusters, Interaction of Environmental Factors and Genes
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,300. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Reference
This e-book presents a thorough review of the subject of cancer clusters, with authoritative information from the nation's cancer experts. A cluster is defined as a greater than expected number of cases that occurs within a group of people, in a geographic area, or over a period of time. Cluster suspicion develops when several loved ones, neighbors, or coworkers are diagnosed with cancer.
21st Century Understanding Cancer Toolkit: Cancer and the Environment - Carcinogenic Chemicals, Other Causes, Controversial Suspects (Cell Phones, Meat Chemicals, Acrylamide, Artificial Sweeteners)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,090. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This e-book presents a thorough review of the subject of cancer and the environment, with authoritative information from the nation's cancer experts. Some of the questions answered include: What causes cancer? * The nature of cancer * What substances in the environment are known to cause or are likely to cause cancer in humans?
Epigenetics explained
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Price: Free! Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Reference
Our experiences affect our emotions, bodies and behaviour and trigger genetic switches, which then affect our children. The fascinating relatively new science, Epigenetics, explains how our genetic information is modified. (This book contains just the Epigenetics chapter from The Epigenetics of Diet.)
Whiteness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Silvius trusted the wrong friends and stole from the wrong enemies. Now he's one step ahead and on the run in Germany, far from the Indonesian past he cannot escape. Haunted and hunted, what's a harried thief to do? Evolve. But Evolution takes its toll, and the risks may be greater than death. Science fiction biopunk short story, 6,161 words.