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The Winds of Longing Blow
Price: $1.68 USD. Words: 87,250. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
There is hope, there is loss, there is joy...there is longing carried on the Winds. This is about what we were and those who came before us. This is about a family making their way through the turbulent Twentieth Century. This is about Ireland. This epic book is one you will not forget.
Over The Edge Of Time
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,730. Language: American English. Published: December 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Tony and Lora were on the vacation they'd been planning for ages. A trip to the Grand Canyon was supposed to patch things up between them and bring a new start to their failing marriage. But after arriving, Lora began to suspect there was more to this trip than a quiet get away for the couple. Tony seemed to have more in store. Before long, they were on a quest.
Hammer Of The Gods
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 126,440. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
The tides of war are shifting against Germany. For the last great armored offensive…Indeed the largest in history, a myth obsessed Adolf Hitler has bestowed the nickname Hammer Of The Gods on one of Germany’s most powerful tanks…The Tiger. He believes it will be the one that shall lead his most destructive force to victory over their dreaded enemy, Russia. Ride along and experience the action.
Ethos
You set the price! Words: 152,230. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
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Ethos is a novel about the beliefs, attitudes, and moral values of two men on a collision course with each other, both driven to do what they think they must, even if it requires them to take the lives of others.
Mason Queensbury in the Parlour of the Occult
Price: Free! Words: 13,060. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Horror » Occult
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When England's greatest hero is summoned to the estate of Aleister Crowley, he is expecting a leisurely evening of tale-telling with the assembled guests, among whom number Rudyard Kipling and Harry Houdini. But the evening will turn out to include kidnapping, murder, and blood sacrifice! Based on a true story.
Our Own Devices
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,580. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012 by Petra Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
MID-CENTURY SPECULATIVE FICTION: The Second World War. Nuclear Power. Space Exploration. Three powerful forces that forever changed the course of history. In these nine new stories Messier explores our intimate and often fickle relationship with science and technology in the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s, and how it came to define our past, present and future. With 27 archival photographs.
Cherries For Breakfast
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,930. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
This is the story of Paul Camille, who as a boy was swept up in the events that led to the liberation of Paris in World War II. He always looked upon himself as an ordinary man but was hailed as a hero when his part in the Resistance became public after the war.
1966 - The Diary of Osric Martext
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,930. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sex and culture, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Editor's note: Osric Martext was born in Miami in 1949. He was taken to South Carolina in 1953 when his family moved there, settling in a large house built before the Revolution, Dirleton Plantation, in the crossroads town of Stateburg, which lies between Columbia and Sumter, just south of the Wateree Swamp. 1966 installment in his "Diary."
Entering the Great Basin: Explore the California Trail Through Wells, Nevada
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,500. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
From the Parting of the Ways, where the Oregon and California Trails separated, this book follows the California-bound wagon trains. It describes sites such as the City of Rocks, Record Bluff, Goose Creek, Thousand Springs Valley, Humboldt Wells, and the Humboldt River.
The Wallace Line: Where Worlds Collide
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,970. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
Why is it that the island of Bali is home to Asian birds such as the weaver bird, and the neighboring island of Lombok, just 24 kilometers away across a narrow strait, echoes to the screams of Australian cockatoos? This extraordinary biological boundary is known today as The Wallace Line, a near-magical boundary that has deeply changed the way we view the world.