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Four Steps to Death: Stalingrad, 1942
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,070. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
"This absorbing, well-crafted tale…is a haunting description of the tragedy and irony of war…In this vivid narrative, the awful cacophony of war comes to life…the skilled author succeeds without moralistic preaching in highlighting the harsh reality, the utter misery, and the heartbreak of war in this intricate but fascinating book." VOYA
Fontevraud: Mysteries of the Abbey and the Village
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,980. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The Royal Abbey of Fontevraud is magical in both senses of the word. Fontevraud: Mysteries of the Abbey and the Village evokes, to be sure, its amazing history, much of it well-documented but some of it little-known. It also recounts recondite and inexplicable, perhaps supernatural stories surrounding the abbey.
The Mysterious Hands at Gargas: A Strange But True 15-Minute Tale
Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 15-Minute Strange But True Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Europe, Nonfiction » History » European
It was 1887 in southern France. A man was exploring the hills near the town of Saint-Gaudens. He was in an area with lots of caves nestled into the soft rock and steep cliffs. Suddenly he came upon an opening in the rock. He pushed aside the bush covering the hole and looked into a long tunnel. What did he find in the cave that has mystified scientists to this day? Explore the Gargas Cave!
Jesus Is Watching
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,570. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Short stories often come from random ideas and personal experiences. The title story builds on existing humor. Inspiration: The Angels of Dog Creek and Thanks For Your Time. History: The Resurrection of Bartholomew Kelly. Angst: The Whizzer; The Curb; and The Rake. Tragedy: The Incident at Dead Man’s Dip and Suicide. Humor: The Septic Tank, Large Mouth with Many Teeth, and Moose. And essays.
Past-Life in Japan
Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The thought-provoking story of a man's life in Ancient Japan. Desparately seeking enlightenment, his life's path leads through extreme situations which inform him of what enlightment is not....
Tag-Alongs
Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
It was the vacation of a lifetime - the chance to experience a day in the life of a famous person from history - as a "hitchhiker" inside their mind. What could possibly go wrong?
The Entrepreneurial Vocation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012 by Acton Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Professional Growth
In this essay, Robert A. Sirico draws upon theology, philosophy, and history to outline the contours of what he calls the entrepreneurial vocation, and its relationship with the deeper Christian message concerning the incomparable dignity of man and the sanctification of the world through human work.
Cape Town Tour Guide Safari
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 64,740. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Africa
A guide to Cape Town and the interesting stories of its people and places that made it know as "The Tavern of the Seas."
Flags of War: Shiloh, 1862
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,570. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Two cousins, one in the Confederacy the other in neutral Canada, struggle with their feelings as the Civil War explodes around them. Linking the two is an escaped slave struggling along the Underground Railroad to freedom. Their stories shockingly come together amidst the carnage of Shiloh.
The Expedition: The Casitian Universe Series, Volume IV
Series: The Casitian Universe, Book 4. Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 55,690. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When Casitian physician Jam’elo makes a research trip to the western United States in 1859, he quickly becomes emotionally involved with Earth and its inhabitants. In his journeys, Jam’elo learns more about racism and slavery than he had ever hoped to know, falls in love with a widow in Oregon, who he returns with to Virginia, on a trip that will threaten both their love and their survival.