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Read Into History: A Roman Tale of 123 B. C. E.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2010 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Moving to the city is terrible mistake Paulus knows but what can he do when Father comes back from war and wants to take the whole family to Rome? They have to plan their future (which for us is the ancient past). In Roman Tales you can see what life must have been like.
A Christmas Carol
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Series: The Tunbridge Wells trilogy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
To me, the original story by Charles Dickens ‘A Christmas Carol’ encapsulates a ghost story, a sci-fi story and a moral. It ‘hits a chord' with me, and if you have a heart, most likely with you too. With very great respect and admiration to Mr Dickens, I had this inner need to 'rewrite' it, update it, as to let ‘modern’ day poor souls digest the moral and spirituality of the prose.
Growth Rings: How We Get Connected
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,560. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Growth Rings makes concepts from developmental psychology relevant to peoples’ daily lives. This book describes the eight stages of development and shows how those stages influenced key historical figures. It then links developmental psychology with current legal topics.
Revolutions for Fun and Profit!
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Price: Free! Words: 39,720. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Want to start a revolution but don’t know where to begin? This guidebook is for you! Inside, you will find answers to all your questions about revolutions, including: Is it okay for revolutionaries to wear white after Labor Day? Which was more dangerous: the French Revolution or the Dance Dance Revolution? All these questions - AND MORE - will be answered in this revolutionary guidebook!
There is Always a Burning
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 10,690. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2010 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Fact: In the 1400s the Emperor of China burned the Chinese exploration fleet. In this alternate history, Fleet Admiral Xeng uses the help of a captured djinn to save the fleet and discover America. But deals with a djinn mirror deals with the devil and flames burn the flesh as well as a ship's hull. Includes the short story: Bones
The Real Secrets of Christianity
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 32,290. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
History is always written by the victors. The Church has been successful in covering up its dirty laundry for a long time, but no more! Now the secrets are revealed for anyone willing to read what scholars have written and for those prepared to read Biblical texts with critical eyes. Here is a synopsis of what scholars now know; more shocking than any fiction invented by novelists or Hollywood!
The Feast of the Bunya
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 98,350. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » Asian
Ulloola Yaluma has done a bad, bad thing. Worse, everyone in the Sea Eagle clan knows about it. When the old men send him across the mountains carrying news of the great bunya feasting, Ulloola thinks he’s got off lightly. But when he begins his bride-service for his betrothed, the very beautiful and independent Baringa, things get very, very dangerous. "Very beautiful writing" ABC
Carthaginian Empire 01 - Explorer
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
The Carthaginian explorer Hanno left the Med to sail south, the mother of all storms has pushed him north. His fleet of war galleys, battered and exhausted, are pinned against a hostile shore. The shore is lined with hundreds of armed tribesmen. Only one man speaks both languages. Can Hanno make friends, allies, can he even get home? This is 470BC, this is England. Hanno doesn’t know that.
Carthaginian Empire 02 - Homecoming
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Hanno has made friends with the locals, even married the chief’s daughter but can he get home? He needs to repair his ships but his tools don’t work well on the local oak. Can he turn it to his advantage? Meanwhile what of the trader; can he be trusted? Could he be dealt with without offending the chief? Should he do so anyway? What is this mysterious fortress Mai Dan? Could these be allies?
The Painted Lady
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,120. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2010 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Roman historians in their accounts about the Celtic Queen, Boadicea, emphasized only her ultimate failure in battle, and the atrocities that she is alleged to have committed. This exciting tale gives Queen Boadicea a place of birth, a private life, skeletons in her cupboard, romance and courage.