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The Royal Bank of Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,620. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,540. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2010 by Wilderness House Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Oceania
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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2010. Category: 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!
Palmer In History
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,940. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
We trace Palmer family name history and origins in a vivid march through time and place. Whether or not your name is Palmer, you may find a vital past personal connection; we visit many Palmers who left a memorable mark in history. Vikings, Crusaders, Royalty, Nobles, Bishops, Criminals, DNA, race, migrations, language and climate all feature in this worldwide study of the Name. Color images
A Most Excellent Love
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Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 55,990. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Few people are privileged to possess one life-long friendship that endures through heartache, separation,and economic depression,as well as happier times. Rebecca Heyward was blessed to have two such relationships; a childhood friend and the love of her life. Follow her travels and adventures growing up near Charleston, S.C. in the late 1800’s to mid 1900’s. Sometimes it is possible to go home
Nero's Concert
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,030. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Rome has burned to the ground, and Emperor Nero orders his friend Rusticus to find proof that the Christians caused the fire. Instead Rusticus discovers three murdered senators and signs that he may be next. He also falls in love with Camilia, not knowing she is a Christian and has introduced his daughter to the secret religion. Will he be loyal to Nero or to the woman who lied to him?
1871: A Novel of the Great Chicago Fire
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,690. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Simon Caldwell has always wanted adventure in his life. He is bursting with restlessness and ambition, and he has come to Chicago to make a name for himself. But he is so caught up in his own life that he doesn't realize he's in imminent danger. Then, on a hot and windy night, fire breaks out in the barn of Catherine O'Leary. And for Simon, nothing will ever be the same.
Hannah Robinson: The Celebrated Beauty of Her Day, A Play in Two Acts
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,300. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2010. Category: Screenplays » History
The beautiful, strong-willed Hannah Robinson defies her powerful father Rowland and marries the man she loves. The action takes places on a plantation in colonial Rhode Island in the mid 1700s. This play is based on historical records and the legends that sprang up over the centuries after Hannah died her early, tragic death.
Ghosts at the Getty
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
Two ghosts, eternally attached to the dagger that killed them, are part of the Pompeii exhibit at the famed Getty Center Art Museum. Punished for thousands of years will they find a way to be free or will they be forever bound to the blade?
The Orffyreus Wheel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,610. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
In 1712, a remarkable man named Johann Bessler invented a wheel that spun after being set into motion until it was stopped with no mechanical input. The Orffyreus Wheel follows his adventures in inventing it, and those of his heir, Elly Kassel, as she fights to keep it from falling into the wrong hands.