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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.
The Case of the Pilgrim's Paper: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
“Oh no!” Jamie said. “What has Peter done now?” “He sold me this,” Steve said, holding up a piece of paper. “He said it was an authentic document written by one of the pilgrims. I checked and the spelling looks right. The signatures do too. Peter even showed me a picture of the Mayflower Compact in a book. I compared the signatures and words to it.” Is the paper really written by a Pilgrim?
The Hunley: The Civil War’s Secret Weapon
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,150. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is the story of those men, the crew of the H.L. Hunley, the first submarine to sink a battleship. The Civil War mission came to a tragic end when the Hunley disappeared shortly after completing its task in the waters off the South Carolina coast in February 1864. The fate of the vessel and its crew remained a mystery until 1995.
51 Questions for the Diehard Fan: Florida Gators
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Test your knowledge with these gridiron questions about the Florida Gators—the coaches, titles, All-Americans and walk-ons, the greatest moments in school history are right here … 51 questions to challenge the diehard Gator fan.
51 Questions for the Diehard Fan: South Carolina Gamecocks
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Test your knowledge with these gridiron questions about the South Carolina Gamecocks—the coaches, titles, All-Americans and walk-ons, the greatest moments in school history are right here … 51 questions to challenge the diehard Gamecock fan.
Operation Hammer
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,250. Language: Simple English. Published: November 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
The Anoles are under the tyranny of the Hawkins family until a young leader of a garrison makes a bold move and works his way to being a Commander of 20,000 soldiers. Eventually after winning the war and encountering hardships along the way they are faced with a new task: restructuring the country. Then riots break out in the new country and our young hero is forced to make another bold move.
Sgeul nan Eilthireach a dh’fhalbh à Beàrnaraigh na Hearadh
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Price: Free! Words: 10,140. Language: Scottish Gaelic. Published: November 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Gàidhlig (Scottish Gaelic) translation of 'The Story of Emigration from Berneray, Harris' by Peter Kerr. Published by Comunn Eachdraidh Bheàrnaraigh/Berneray Historical Society 2012
Baptism, Children and Festivals in Nain - Nunatsiavut, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada 1965-66
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Series: Photo Albums, Book 2 · Historical Photographs Nain-Nunatsiavut, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada · Volunteering - Voluntary Service Overseas - VSO. Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 660. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
A unique collection of 32 historical photographs (with original captions)about a baptism, children and festivals in Nain - Nunatsiavut, Newfoundland and Labrador Canada.(Cover photograph: Jo and Sam Dicker)