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A Concise History of Palmyra
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,700. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2010 by WindRiver Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Mormonism
For a shining moment the Savior walked the earth. But after His crucifixion false doctrines arose, the Covenant of Abraham was taken, and a great apostasy filled the earth. For nearly 1,500 years the Gentiles reigned amidst darkness until the Father and the Son again appeared to man. The wondrous events that occurred around Palmyra, New York, would initiate the restoration of all things.
A Concise History of Kirtland
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,660. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2010 by WindRiver Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Mormonism
In the early 1800s, God called a latter-day prophet. The Times of the Gentiles were fulfilled, but a tempest raged in the hearts of men. To protect the Saints from terrible persecution the Lord commanded the Church to move to Kirtland, Ohio. Amazing things happened during those few short years, including Jesus' acceptance of the first temple to be built in His name in almost two thousand years.
The Potter's Keeper
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 25,730. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Have you ever wondered why your cell phone doesn’t have an antenna anymore? What did the Spanish do with all that New World gold and what’s up with the Neanderthals? Inspired by globe-circling travels, Cochrane shows how the crude pottery made by cavemen is directly related to modern day space exploration. It’s Freakonomics meets the DaVinci Code!
Treason: The Violation of Trust
Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 86,480. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
"Treason" is about first settlers in colonial North America. They were Puritans in the 17th Century, Quakers in the 18th Century, in the Loyalist Diaspora to Shelburne, Nova Scotia after the American Revolution, and Canadian soldiers in the trenches of World War I. It is about their life and times, of the politic individuals who held sway, and the cause and effect of their use and abuse of power.
The First Detect-Eve
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,920. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Eve, the first woman in the world, wants one thing. To find who killed her son, Abel, and make them pay. Down on her luck since Eden, Eve combs a shadowy wasteland on the trail of a killer. When Eve becomes the first detective in history, she might end up dead before she can solve the first murder mystery of all time. And snakeskin might be the last thing that flashes before her eyes...
Earthbound - Surfing the Apocalypse
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,580. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » General
'Earthbound – Surfing the Apocalypse' is a 'transmedia novel' that uses text, artwork, music and various internet-based channels to tell the whole story. It is a tale of paranoid big city life during the apparent 'end-times', the internet, electronic music, magic, post-apocalyptic visions, the future, travels deep into the Arctic, free energy and the environmental crisis - and a whole lot more.
Deploying HTML5
Price: $45.00 USD. Words: 24,610. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Programming
Provides a comprehensive look at the HTML 5 standard as implemented by the top 5 browsers.It covers HTML 5 Structure, Semantics, SVG/MathML, WebForms, Canvas, Native Drag & Drop, Browser History Management, Inline Document Editing, Cross Document/Domain Messaging, Offline Applications Caching & WebDatabases, Audio & Video & Related Tools, GeoLocation, Loal & Session Storage...
The Hunt
Price: Free! Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A timid teenage boy finds the life he is meant for on a big cat hunt with two old geezers. After Rick's mother died, and his father remarried, he became aware of himself as a misfit. On the cat hunt with his eccentric step-grandfather, he learns why he's a misfit--he should have been born in a previous generation. Rick is out of place and out of time. The cat hunt is his rebirthing.
Beads on a String-America's Racially Intertwined Biographical History
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 168,310. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
History was written in more than Black and White. With hyperlinks and videos Beads on a String-America’s Racially Intertwined Biographical History never stops celebrating our heritages and lauds loudly the accomplishments of all races that helped make America the great country it has become. (Newest version 5/29/2012)
The Edge of Time
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 113,200. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
This novel uses metaphysical realities to explore emotional healing, religion and politics. The novel consists of three interwoven stories. The main character of the first story is a young man who suddenly awakens to who he really is. In his struggle to fully remember, he gets help form the characters of the other two stories. The overall tone of the novel is earthy, upbeat and humorous.