Books tagged: history

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The Pict
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,690. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In this richly detailed historical novel, the Pictish tribes of Scotland unite under the indomitable spirit of one man to stand firm in the face of Roman aggression.
A Ransomed Yankee: Epic Voyage of the Whleship Milo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,290. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
One week after Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address, on a calm morning, the Whaleship Milo sailed out of New Bedford harbor on a voyage that would impact many lives and make Civil war history. This is her story.
Berserk Revenge
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Price: Free! Words: 66,640. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Berserk Revenge is a literary historical thriller, written in the style of authentic ancient Norse sagas. For lovers of action fiction, poetry and/or alternate history.
Bahamian Rhapsody
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,830. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009 by M-y Books. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
Book Two in the History Detective Quartet finds Guy Tresanton and Rose running their Bahamian sail charter company but experiencing a sudden downturn in business. Is it their old enemy the Teacher or the mysterious entrepeneur Stig Oleson obsessed with his super cruise liners and breeding camps..
Chasing Columbus
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 123,970. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009 by M-y Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Businessman and amateur historian Guy Tresanton is the History Detective - and in this, the first of his adventures, his only weapon against seemingly insurmountable odds is his uncanny ability to know what’s going to happen next.
Package Holiday
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,660. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009 by M-y Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Package Holiday by Vincent Cobb gives us a wonderful insight into the history of this relatively new industry and at its outset featuring a world of dilapidated hotels populated by indifferent hoteliers deliberately overbooking rooms along with inadequately serviced aircraft journeying passengers on mile-high roller-coaster rides often through violent storms and after interminable delays.
Quick Quirk Quiz - Science & Technology
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Test your knowledge of the things that make our lives easier in these 28 true tales behind researchers and their discoveries. Can you match the inventors to their inventions after hearing the story behind their development?
Quick Quirk Quiz - Things In the Bathroom
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
The stuff you store in your bathroom didn’t get their by accident. Long before you bought it, brought it home, and crammed it into your medicine chest, someone was wondering… experimenting… discovering… manufacturing… and marketing. Here are 28 tales behind the things you use when you’re in the bathroom. Can you guess the product after hearing the story behind its invention?
Steele Shadows
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Price: Free! Words: 53,630. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A realistic "nonfictional" novel about Union General Frederick Steele's occupation of Camden, Arkansas in 1864.
No Roads Lead to Rome
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,550. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Business
It’s 123 AD. Steeped in humor and history, this quixotic saga chronicles the clumsy schemes of an inept governor and his shadowy advisor, a superstitious centurion's struggle to save his faith in the faded ideals of the Republic, and a young rebel's reluctant vow to change the course of history. All are pitted against the Gods, the Emperor Hadrian, and the decline and fall of nearly everything.