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Truckerson (The Missing Chapter)
Price: Free! Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Russian, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
A complete short story introducing my character, 'Truckerson'. If you like schoolboy humour, unbelievable plots or need cheering up generally, this is for you. Humour tinged with serious thought.
Warriors of Rome. The life, the battles, the valour of the men who forged an entire civilisation and founded an Empire.
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 56,480. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2009 by Area51 Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Who were the greatest warriors of Rome? How did they distinguish themselves in terms of valour and fighting skills? In this historical e-book you’ll find all the information you are looking for: the biographies of the immortal Roman warriors in chronological order and the detailed description of their most important battles, directly from the original sources of the past.
The Day the Flowers Died, a War World II Romance
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,580. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2009 by Ami Blackwelder. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
A Passion set in the time of prejudice. A novel about love and loss. The completed final edition. 1930 Munich. Two Lovers. Different Worlds. A Crumbling Country Book Taste Review: Ami Blackwelder paints her words in this gently narrated historical romance set in Munich, Germany early 1930. The scenes recreate pre-war Germany...
Last To Surrender
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 121,070. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
June 23,1865.When the leaders of the Confederate indians learned that the government in Richmond had fallen and the Eastern armies had been surrended,they,too,began making their plans to seek peace with the Federal government.The chiefs convened the Grand Council June 15 and passed resolutions calling for Indian commanders to lay down their arms and for emissaries to approach Federal authorities
Finding My Father's War Revelations from the Red Cross Diary of an American POW in Nazi Germany
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,280. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
“This is the remarkable story of my father, Herbert Henry Miller, who was drafted into the army in August 1942.” So begins this book about an ordinary man thrust into extraordinary circumstances during World War II. The writer is Herbert Miller’s son, Robert, who discovered his father’s Red Cross war diary at the back of a drawer in the weeks following his 1994 death.
Beware the Dead Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,390. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2010 by M-y Books. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
This powerful fast moving blend of recent history with the fictitious adventures of a British spy caught up in the war between Russia and Georgia over semi-independent Abkhazia is a thriller full of danger and suspense. Much of the action takes place against a background of trekking in the wilderness of the Caucasus Mountains. The conflict escalates when Georgia invades and captures Sukhumi.
Buccaneers and Bathing Huts... Tales of Pirates, Tourists, Wrecks & Recipes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,030. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2010 by FishesEye Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A humorous, gastronomic voyage down the European Atlantic coast, in search of the legacy of “day raiders”, in the widest sense of the term, through the ages: Vikings, English monarchs, pirates and corsairs, bohemians, tourists…. Then-and-now sketches of the major pirate ports, and humorous insights into present-day relations between the English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.
The Royal Bank of Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,620. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Short stories that would be true had the world been more sane (or insane). These stories tell of our past and future with a bit of humour and fantasy thrown in. They are guaranteed to touch your emotionally somehow - you'll laugh, cry (maybe), chuckle, sigh, yell 'Eureka!' and you may even realise just how amazing you are, which is the whole point of the stories. Oh, yes, you may even enjoy them!
Seven Days in Fiji
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,540. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2010 by Wilderness House Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Oceania, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Fiji is part of the Pacific Ocean’s “Ring of Fire,” a large collection of current and extinct volcanoes. Think of Fiji as Hawaii’s southern brother. Fiji is a continental island that rests on its own plate. The oldest rocks in Fiji are about 40,000,000 years old. The island nation is made up of some 300 islands (at high tide) scattered over a small corner of the South Pacific.
Dover Castle: A War of Hate Volume 1
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The first volume of the Dover Castle a war of hate series. In this volume, Dover is attacked, Wessex plots and of course we meet our two main characters Will and Sir Rodney!