Books tagged: haiti

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U.S. Marines in Humanitarian Operations: A Skillful Show of Strength: U.S. Marines in the Caribbean, 1991-1996 - Gitmo, Guantanamo Bay, Haitian Migrants, Support Democracy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,430. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
What Marines did in the Caribbean between 1991 and 1996 was both new and old. It was new because humanitarian operations were different from combat in Vietnam or Southwest Asia. It was also new for many because it was "joint," Marines were integrated into joint task forces, especially when they were called on to care for Haitian and Cuban migrants at Guantanamo Bay.
Broken Ground: An Explosive Account Of The Haiti Earthquake
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 99,350. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Broken Ground is a gripping new novel that takes the reader on an extraordinary journey into the heart of an impoverished nation. Told through the words of first time writer Patrick Doyle, the young Irishman delivers a personal, honest and sometimes harrowing testament on his experiences of life in Haiti.
Elysium Part Two. In A Landscape
Series: Strings of Life. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 72,700. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
An esoteric broadcast, castaways, and the mysterious death of Richard Kelly ~ would that Mortehoe could always face such trifling concerns. As the seasons revolve and their new inhabitants grow comfortable with their surroundings, a new threat is looming, a threat that will change the old-world's future with fire and bloodshed.
The Bloodied Birds: A Because We Are Mystery #1
Price: Free! Words: 8,400. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This short story, set prior to the events of Because We Are: A Novel of Haiti, features the return of two children from the slums of Port-au-Prince, the brash Libète and brilliant Jak. As a generation-old family feud is about to explode over some stolen chickens, only these pint-sized detectives are able to uncover who is behind the missing birds and prevent new blood from flowing in Cité Soleil.
Shut Up & Give?
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,200. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Non-profit business, Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness
We can no longer just shut up and give. If we want to see poverty wiped out, we have to start questioning our approach. We can no longer keep supporting the same projects year in and year out without examining the results. They’re not creating sustained change. This is a journey around the world to discover sustainable solutions to global poverty.
Nine Nights in Haiti: an Aether Vitalis Short Story
Series: Aether Vitalis. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
In Haiti, the newly dead have nine days to make their goodbyes before the psychopomp Baron Samedi escorts them to their final reward. So when the ghost of a foreigner witnesses the raising of a zombie, he knows there isn’t a moment to lose. Can he figure out how to hijack a soulless body before the loa comes for him?
Excursions et souvenirs
Price: Free! Words: 2,890. Language: French. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » French Poetry
Des souvenirs glanés au gré de sa mémoire et décrits dans une prose poétique attachante, c'est ce que Jacqueline vous livre dans ce recueil facile à lire et à apprécier. Elle veut démontrer que la poésie fait partie intégrante du vécu et utile pour colorer l'existence. En lisant ce recueil, vous ferez des excursions chaleureuses en vous souvenant de votre propre enfance.
Spellbound: a Tale of Magic, Mystery & Murder
Price: Free! Words: 93,080. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » Undead
Based on real magic, real mystery, and real murder: A fictionalized account of one family’s incredible experience with Santeria, Voodoo, a demon, and a book of great magical power. One man distorted the power for criminal purposes and human sacrifice. When I turned his story into a novel, he cursed this book. And so every life touched upon by this villain, including my own, became spellbound
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
In an alternate steamfunk Haiti, at the height of General Toussaint's revolution, two lovers separated by class and a young woman whose love is forbidden, are thrust into war, sorcery and a quest for liberation on their own terms. . . On the island of Saint-Domingue, in the dead of night, thousands of slaves crept silently along the path through the trees and wiry brush to Bois Caïman. . .
White Zombie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,120. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
When Madeline Short travels to Haiti to marry her fiance, she’s soon caught in a web of superstition, lust, and fear. Will she find wedded bliss, or fall victim to the witch doctor known as Murder Legendre and become a White Zombie? Award-winning author Stephen D. Sullivan brings White Zombie into the 21st century with this modern novel based on the classic horror film starring Bela Lugosi.