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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.
Everything In Its Path
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,670. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
The true story of the St. Francis Dam disaster, told by Kate Thompson, junior archaeologist. Intertwined with Kate’s story is that of the village she's unearthing, and Singing Bird, a girl who foresees disaster. When Kate discovers the dam above them is leaking, the two girls’ fates become intertwined across the centuries as they struggle to save their loved ones from Everything In Its Path.
The Last Smythe - Book #1
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,990. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Using logs, journals, depositions and personal letters from 1844, four diverse friends who live in Maui begin to solve their first Lahaina Mystery. Their methods are often bumbling and unorthodox, but nevertheless quite successful - the amateur sleuths hunt down a multiple murderer. In the process, they discover the amazing story of the Smythe family's ties to Hawaii and their well kept secret.
33-1/3 to LightSpeed
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Programming
A short story about the history of technology from 1948 to 2010. The author has worked as a computer field service engineer and programmer for the last 40 years. Carnation Software's founder and President, Rich Love, graduated from the University of Alaska in 1973, with a degree in Electronics. His career has included positions as computer programmer, technical writer, and field service engineer.
The Third Spy - Book #2
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,330. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
After reading an amazing spy story that took place in December 1941, the Lahaina sleuths meet the author, James French. This foxy spy (or con man, hard to tell,) leads Helen, Ben, Nacho and Justin on a quest to find the third spy. Using sting operations, cons and deductive reasoning they infiltrate the Byrdes, a family of respectable doves who unfortunately harbor a few vultures.
Presidents of Hope and Change
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Price: $19.88 USD. Words: 97,880. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Astrology
How astrology predicts our nation's future by reaching into our past. Is President Obama the right man for the job? The author takes you on a fascinating journey through the stars as she details the strengths and weakness in Obama's own sky map; describing how and where it aligns to not only the birth chart of the USA but also his connections to the specific chart of his own inauguration.
Bristol Cranes
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Bristol Cranes-A celebration of cranes in Bristol City Harbour. On Bristol's quays, the cranes tell a story. Featuring from Bristol's earliest days, witnessing the changes in time, technology and the city. Present as the floating harbour was built, during the port's heyday and its decline. They loom in the background, shapes from the past. This ebook takes you on a journey of discovery...
The Right Time - Book #3
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,460. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
After thirty years a box is found. In it are clues to a grizzly murder and to the theft of an artifact. When Helen’s office and home are burglarized the sleuthing begins. Meanwhile, a wedding reception is planned, one not easily forgotten, thanks to Mambo and Windy. On Halloween night a friend suddenly dies, a ransom note is found and an unorthodox plan unfolds.
The Years of Walter Gordon Fischer: Fleeting Moments
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,160. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In a life on the front lines of 80 years of political, military and social upheaval Gordon Fischer has done it all: dancing while bombs landed in Damascus, held at gunpoint in Togo, dating Ms India, skiing with the aristocracy during the Korean War and deer stalking in Scotland. Travel the world and go back in time to see the rich and the poor as you have never done before.