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War in the corner: Chronicle of a village in wartime Netherlands
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,760. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012 by Diamond River Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The betrayal and subsequent death of Jan Braakman’s grandfather during the Second World War is the thread tying together this story of the Dutch village of Laren near the German border. Daring acts of resistance by locals aided the Dutch, the Jews, even Germans, as well as allied soldiers who marched through Laren on their way to liberate the Netherlands.
Simon and Simon: Passion and Power
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Series: 1st Century Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 177,960. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
Simon and Simon features two men born just a few miles apart, Simon Peter and Simon Magus. Peter's passionate life is contrasted with Magus, the one known as ‘Simon the Sorcerer’. Triarius, a Roman soldier, is sent to the Frontier. His wife is pregnant when he leaves and believed to be carrying a son. He sends orders to dispose of the child if it is a girl. His daughter is born and kept in secret.
Friends across the Miles: VSOs - an important part of Labrador Education History Voluntary Service Overseas
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Series: Volunteering - Voluntary Service Overseas - VSO, Book 4 ยท Mysteries. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Friends across the Miles: VSOs - an important part of Labrador Education History Voluntary Service Overseas Series Title: Voluntary Service Overseas Vol. 2 By Llewelyn Pritchard Copyright 2010 Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition (Cover photograph: Scout hike across the ice from Nain by John Penny VSO teacher 1966)
Turkish Stonehenge: Gobekli Tepe
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,520. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Archaeology
While researching an archaeological site (Gobekli Tepe) in Turkey, Joe Plegge discovered that the stone pillars, similar to Stonehenge, were aligned to keep track of solar events, but this site is at least 7,000 years older. His discovery forces us to redefine the beginnings of astronomy and helps shed light on the knowledge of early human society. Over 50 illustrations.
We Once Were Titans!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,620. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Learn about the Titans, mythical higher beings who lived on Mount Olympus at the dawn of history & how you are descended from them! The Abbotts explain how their offspring, the Olympians have passed their incredible psychic abilities down through their bloodlines to reach every corner of the globe! Perform special Past Life exercises to help you remember your Titan ancestry & much much more.
A fictional thriller In Search of the Ark of Moses
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,130. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
A fictional thriller about the search for the Ark of Moses
The Legend of Ghost Dog Island
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,240. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Moving is nothing new for ten-year-old Nikki Landry. Her fisherman father relocates their raggedy old houseboat several times a year in search of better crabbing spots. However, their latest move has brought her to a mysterious bayou where she feels something is watching her from a nearby island.
The Tinderbox
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,350. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
This novel links two shattering events in Miami's volatile history -- a hotel fire in 1977 and race riots in 1989. The riots are triggered by the shooting of a black teen-ager by a Hispanic police officer. Miami Times reporter Mike Baedeker survives the riots after covering the dramatic trial of the officer. But a suspect in the fire has a tragic encounter on the streets of Miami...
On the Road to Winterhaven
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,670. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Christmas 1928. A mysterious man emerges from a blizzard and arrives at the hopeless town of Winterhaven. When he tries to rekindle lost hope, change the lives of the townsfolk and turn around the fortunes of the town, one stubborn problem remains: greed. Only the mysterious man can stand in greed’s way and save Winterhaven from eternal despair…
Outlaw, Warrior, Leader: The Early Life of Ralph Stafford
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Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: British English. Published: November 20, 2012 by James Eddy. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
Ralph de Stafford, the first earl of Stafford, was one of the most powerful men in fourteenth century England. He was a veteran of the Hundred Years War, a respected military commander and an advisor to two Kings. What is less well known is that his early life had more than its fair share of troublemaking, including an audacious escape from the Tower of London that briefly made him into an outlaw.