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Dear Alessandra............
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,630. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
this is a story of deception. an old man receives an unsolicited email from a young woman in italy looking for friendship. he recognizes it as being a scam but replies to her to see what would happen. however a friendship of sorts develops after her requests for money are refused. unexpectedly he comes into some money and goes to italy and they meet. however there are surprises for both of them.
Automatons for Peace -The Amazi Chronicles Book 1
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Series: Amazi Chronicles, Book 1 ยท Historical Fiction. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,610. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Return to the past of New York, where a young man arrives seeking a fresh start. A rapid series of events unfold, leading him from darkness into light, from remorse to creating instruments for peace, from the sweatshop to starting his own business designing devices to make a difference in the world. He is ahead of his time in creating a robotic human. An inspiring story of rebuilding one's life.
When the Babe Came to Town: Stories of George Herman Ruth's Small-Town Baseball Games
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
"Babe" Ruth was a baseball legend. You can find out why in "When the Babe Came to Town." This book shows how the Babe connected with the fans through his many exhibition and barnstorming games."When the Babe Came to Town" is a collection of some of these stories highlighting games that Babe Ruth played in Emmitsburg, Maryland; York, Pennsylvania; Oakland, California and Cumberland, Maryland.
The Newest Baltimore Catechism
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Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The Baltimore Catechism was the de facto standard Catholic school text in the U.S. from 1885 to the late 1960s. The Newest Baltimore Catechism ©2012 is not a religious text and it should be taught in all U.S. schools. Mandatory testing and a demonstrated high level of competency should also be required of all persons seeking public office and public service jobs.
Dharma Brothers Kodo and Tokujoo
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 182,910. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Dharma Brothers Kodo and Tokujoo is based on the lives of two Japanese Zen Masters, Kodo Sawaki and Tokujoo Kato. It is a story of how two ordinary boys, walking very different paths, became extraordinary men, and the deep spiritual bond between them. It is also the story of Japan form 1880 to 1965, of two personal accounts of Zen journeys to enlightenment, and of love and friendship.
Forgotten Heritage of Tatars
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 29,770. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
This small, but capacious book is a short brief of a real History of Tatars. It based on my previous historical works on the History of Tatars, my native nation. So I would like to inform you about my researching work on the very little known History of Tatars.
The Last Roman (The Praetorian Series - Book I)
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Series: The Praetorian, I. Price: Free! Words: 145,090. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
When Navy SEAL Jacob Hunter is sent to Syria on a mission to eliminate a terrorist cell, his team discovers a mysterious artifact instead. Later, in the furor of battle, its ancient power is activated and the team is hurled through time & space to the age of Ancient Rome, where their first priority is to find a way home. But Rome's duplicitous elite have other plans for these powerful newcomers...
That We Might Have Hope
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,060. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The Civil War has left behind a path of sorrow. Young Kate Austin has blossomed into a true beauty like a new rose in spring, but the war has created loss in every corner of her small world. The smile that those around her were once accustomed to has vanished, and all attempts to uncover it fall short. What can bring Kate to realize that there is hope left in the world?
The Thirty-Six Strategies of Ancient China
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,240. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The Thirty-Six Strategies of Ancient China is an easy to read and fascinating look at how many of the strategies and tactics mentioned by Sun Tzu in his book The Art Of War, were employed in ancient times.
Four Stories About Death: A Sage, a Monk, a Ballerina and a Tyrant
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You set the price! Words: 30,090. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This artistic meditation on death is derived from the factual historic material. It shows death as a reflection of one’s life.