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Private C
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Price: Free! Words: 79,910. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Kafkaesque, semi-surrealistic tale about Private C, a reluctant hero trying to save the Seventh Cavalry (and the world?) from destruction.
Lieutenant C
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Price: Free! Words: 95,710. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Kafkaesque, semi-surrealistic tale about a reluctant hero trying to save the world. The setting is the 1960's with World War II still raging on. Lieutenant C is an English teacher who is called upon--by mistake--to carry out a super-secret mission to end the war and defeat the Nazi-Trojans. He also pursues Helen McNunnly, the illusive woman of his dreams.
The Masque of Tutankhamen
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,930. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Long veiled from history, King Tut was to be heir to a revolution of renaissance, nation-state, monotheism, and more, that few even to today recognize at all. He did not live long enough. Here, Fayette Jones-Ziegler pulls back the veil and makes clear that dynasty's impact in human history. She takes the reader into King Tut's tomb, and removes the mask is this masque.
In Exodus
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,240. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
The people Israel are delivered from slavery in Egypt by the Lord God's servant Moses, and are led through the Red Sea to Sinai and through the wilderness to the banks of the River Jordan and the Promised Land in this moving and compelling exposition of the story, the Law, and the Covenant penned by Fayette Jones-Ziegler.
Newton Steel, Rime of the White Whale, and Trilogy(April 23rd, Ode to the Muskrat, On the Passing of the Mantis)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,530. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A celebration of the spirit of a little known depression era labor strike, a commeration of Coleridge and Melville, and a collection of three rather Wordsworthian shorter works by the late black and Cherokee poetess from Detroit, Fayette Jones-Ziegler are offered here for your consideration and pleasure.
The Taking of the Amistad, Martin, and Malcolm
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,710. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Cinque leads the captives of the Amistad in their revolt for freedom in this rendering of the infamous slave uprising written by Fayette Jones-Ziegler. Also included here is an inspiring biographical poem about Martin Luther King, and another moving depiction of the life of Malcolm X.
The Bandit of Monte Lepre
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In this depiction of a Robin Hood figure in post-war Sicily, Fayette Jones-Ziegler has captured the story of Salvatore Giuliani, creating a sense of the desparate conditions that led to his adventures and end.
Flank Hawk
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Series: First Civilization's Legacy, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 141,380. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2009 by Gryphonwood Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
What happens when fire-breathing dragons battle Stukas for aerial supremacy over a battlefield? Can earth magic defeat a panzer? Krish, a farmhand turned mercenary, witnesses this and more while facing the Necromancer King's war machines resurrected from before First Civilization's fall. Flank Hawk is set in the future where magic exists and brutish ogres are more than a child’s nightmare.
Who Stole the Train?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This short, nonfiction semi-biographical story from WWII tells of an Army Officer and five enlisted men racing the Russians to capture a Japanese experimental laser cannon. The weapon is located on a cliff overlooking the Sea of Japan. Read this entertaining account to find out who ultimately won the race and the extremes they went to in order to complete their mission!
The Quick Quirk Quiz - Dinnertime Edition
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
You’ll never look at your dinner plate the same way again after reading the amazing origins behind the things we eat for supper. Your freezer is full of fascinating stories of the men, the women, and the miracles behind the invention of the items you stuff into your microwave and your mouth. 28 tales will whet your appetite for more. Can you match the product to the story of its creation?