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Chasing Columbus
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,920. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009 by M-y Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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.
Quick Quirk Quiz - Science & Technology
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
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?
No Roads Lead to Rome
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,550. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Business, Fiction » Historical » General
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.
Staying Sane in an Insane World
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 148,440. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Reference
A factual, highly researched, witty and occasionally satirical overview of the last 2 millennia of mankind's many myths, superstitions, legends, and lies, portrayed in easily understandable concepts, brilliant analyses, and humor, taking a critical, insightful look at how strange and gullible human kind currently is and has ever been - by acclaimed author-psychologist, R. V. Riccio.
Mann on Film: It's a Mad World and other essays
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,170. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
S.E. Mann celebrates American cinema and culture in this first in a series of books on entertainment. From his Tokyo hideaway, S.E. Mann offers up a blue plate special of juicy insight garnished with humor and gushing with delicious admiration for America's most beloved institution, Hollywood.
Other People's Children
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 178,660. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
1938-A young Irish American history graduate takes himself off to Europe and is fascinated by the vitality of the young people in Hitler's Germany. Motoring on a hot afternoon he interrupts an armed robbery and rescues a beautiful girl. When her father enlists his help with the consequences of the robbery, he is drawn ever more deeply into the Dictator's web, with violent and unpredictable results
Into the Woods
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,520. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2009 by Gryphonwood Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Fiction » Adventure » General
Into the Woods is the story of pioneer and patriot Jonathan Wood. Straining against the bonds of Tidewater society, and tempted by an ancient legend, his sense of adventure leads him “Over the Mountains” of southwest Virginia. "A gem of a story laced with action, villainy, revenge and reconciliation." Terry W. Ervin II, author of Flank Hawk *Includes previously-unreleased bonus chapters.
Time Pool: The Amazing Adventures of Eddie Dowd (Book I of a Trilogy)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,640. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2009 by Foremost Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
2009 Georgia Author of the Year Awards (GAYA) Finalist... Time travel, rides on monster turtles, battles with slavers, and a sea fight with the British Navy drive this modern Huck Finn forward. On the surface, it is a young teen's comic journey of self-discovery. Beneath this tale is a first-rate account of the historic, cultural, and environmental roots of Americana.
Guerrieri di Roma – La vita, le battaglie, il valore degli uomini che forgiarono una civiltà e fondarono un Impero.
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 74,840. Language: Italian. Published: December 17, 2009 by Area51 Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Chi erano i più grandi guerrieri di Roma? Quale fu il loro valore, quali le più grandi battaglie che combatterono? In questo e-book storico avrete tutte le informazioni che cercate: in ordine cronologico troverete le biografie dei più grandi guerrieri romani, la descrizione delle loro più famose battaglie e, direttamente dalle fonti classiche, il racconto del loro valore.