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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 » Plays & Screenplays » 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 » Plays & Screenplays » American
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.
Tales In Time Volume Two
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Price: Free! Words: 30,890. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
A discovered child's diary leads the author to reconstruct seven events (tales) which occurred in the remote mining village called Littleberg. All charmingly innocent small town tales common to an earlier era, but with the added overlay of witnessing earth's first visitors from another galaxy. Youthful visitors they were, whose accidental visit sets the stage for Tales In Time III. Ages 8 and up.
Provide For The Common Defense: Thoughts Concerning The Nation’s Enemies
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 30,070. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
With what the naive considered the end of the Cold War and the fall of Communism, it was assumed the world would become a much safer and more peaceful place. Nothing could be farther from the truth as the danger has increased since the alleged demise of the Soviet Union. In "Provide For The Common Defense", political thinker and social theorist Frederick Meekins examines a number of these threats.
Earth Has a Cold Heart
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 57,570. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Mathematics
Identifies a mathematical error made by geodesists in applying an ideal world calculation to a real world problem; corrects the error and produces a new cold-core model to answer the seismic cross section of Earth. A must read for students of science: astronomy, geology, seismology, archeology, planetary body formation, mathematics, etc.. It is not recommended for those scientifically challenged.
Winning His Spurs
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 87,980. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
1191: In a clash of two faiths, a boy knight destined to be a hero…Cuthbert, hungry for adventure and glory, joins King Richard on his way to free Jerusalem from the Saracens. Even before reaching their goal the Crusaders are torn by jealousy and intrigue. Cuthbert finds that chivalry and honour are little valued as he faces desperate obstacles to his quest for knighthood and his own castle.
Silent Genocide: American Education and the Massacre of the Black Mind
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,730. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History of education
Silent Genocide is an examination of the devastating effect that the American educational system has had on the minds of Black students. Everyday, schools thoroughly train Black students to be obedient servants and defenders of the social, political, and cultural order that oppresses them. This text succinctly explains the problem and offers a solution that frees Black minds from their bondage.