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GODCHURCH: A Theistic Survey of Church History
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Price: Free! Words: 54,980. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History
What role does the Christian church play in human history? If you take the sovereignty of God seriously, what role should the church play? Here is an interpretive survey of church history that attempts to answer those questions. It’s written for serious Christians who may be just a little uncertain about church.
Madame Pedamamaki
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 66,140. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Madame Pedamamaki takes us into the world of a smiling ‘girl’ who secretly mourns, throughout her long life, the lack of ‘a corner of her own’. Born and raised in Alexandria (Little Paris) Egypt in an overcrowded family apartment and onwards through her three marriages, she constantly yearns for just ‘a small corner and plenty of time’ in which to indulge her greatest pleasure – reading!
Anca's Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,870. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Holocaust
Three young children smuggle themselves into Auschwitz in search for their parents. If you're looking for werewolves, vampires and faeries and paranormal fantasy, try somewhere else. The only wolf in this story is very real, and the only connection with vampires is the distant Transylvanian mountains... Dare you read Anca's Story?
From the Ridiculous to the Sublime
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,950. Language: British English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
a collection of remarkable short stories to astonish and amaze.
Saints and Soldiers: Airborne Creed
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 101,030. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
On D-Day, paratrooper Jonathan “JD” Curtis is the only man to barely escape the C-47 before it crashes. He lands behind enemy lines in France and his first thought is to hide as he is overcome with fear. But when a young girl finds him, he emerges into a world of espionage. From the comical Pascal to the serious Emilie, Curtis joins a rag tag group of French resistance fighters to liberate Paris.
Well-Chosen Words
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Legend has it that Abraham Lincoln scrawled the Gettysburg Address on the back of an envelope as he traveled to the battlefield to dedicate a cemetery. But the legend belies Lincoln’s struggle to carefully choose the right words. Words that must chart the course for the nation’s future. Because his speech in Gettysburg will change history, but not necessarily in the way he hopes.
City on a Hill: Parables of the Carpenter - Vol. 2
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,030. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
Another chapter in the greatest story ever told . . . Come meet Jesus before he started attracting crowds. In his previous book, THE WELCOMING DOOR, Kenny Kemp retold three cherished parables in an entirely new and unique way-—placing Jesus himself, as a working carpenter, in the stories he would one day teach the world. Simple, subtle, and heartfelt, these stories will delight all ages.
Memoirs of Ophannin
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 82,130. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
It began with the Ophannin—Holy Angels covered with eyes who sleep not. Trek through history from before Creation, to the remaking of Heaven and earth. Based on Scripture, this story seamlessly weaves a Fantasy "Biblical Fiction" from the perspective of Angels. In a blurb, Tolkien's The Silmarillion encounters Aslan in an eleven-thousand year Angel epic.
London the Dark Side
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,390. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
London’s recorded history can be traced back over 2,000 years. From a Roman outpost it has grown to become one of the most important financial and cultural capitals of the world. London’s streets and districts are crammed full of history, from the plague, to devastating fires, civil war, aerial bombardment, and terrorist attacks.This book deals with the dark side of London.
Kentucky Covered Bridges
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Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: American English. Published: November 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of Kentucky's over 13 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as photos of each one. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a review of the various Truss Types.