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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 » Plays & Screenplays » 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.
Poems Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
The poems in this book are perfect for reading aloud or performing as part of any King celebration. Children will better relate to Dr. King and his achievements when they know or understand his childhood. Hence, the poems include facts about his early life. The author's ultimate goal is to influence everyone to stand up for what is right so everyone is respected, using peaceful methods.
Democracy on Trial (the verdict)
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 34,900. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
This book shows how the democratic principle developed, as witnesses, such as Plato and Aristotle, come forward in time to explain their roles in developing Democracy in ancient Greece. Famous scientists give testimony concerning the importance of creative physics in serving to bring about Global democracy for the survival of humanity.
The Year of Jubilee
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 410,420. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In June 1863, the African American community of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania watched as Confederate soldiers invaded the free soil of their state and threatened the freedom that they had fought so hard and so long to establish. Although faced with certain death or enslavement if they were captured, the community stood fast, and heroically came to the defense of the Keystone State in an hour of crisis.
Rabbis and Lawyers: The Journey from Torah to Constitution
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 115,380. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
A renowned historian examines the special contributions of rabbis and lawyers to American Jewish acculturation. Based on extensive research in U.S. and Israeli archives, his analysis of how lawyers displaced rabbis as community leaders in the 20th century illuminates a decisive moment in U.S Jewish history, and shows how law became deified, to the point of slighting the Holocaust and Zionism.