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Love Wars
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Jason Lentz -an unknown writer with an ego desperate to get published- has a date with fate when he gets a call from Brent Mendel setting him on the path to stardom where he crosses Oleana Kubitzskaya who will take him to heaven…
In Betweens Stations
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,060. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In Between Stations is really a collection of short stories for commuters… to be read on the underground, on public transport… the kind of book I leave in my toilet… Stories about people with a twist… an unexpected upturn of events… to make the reader smile or ponder… at the wonder of life…
Righter
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Righter is a collection of stories about people putting their world right… in their own way… They can’t escape reality but they can certainly bend it to suit them… because reality is always and only our own reality and is rarely suited to most…
Second Helpings
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,300. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Second Helpings is a collection of stories about people who got a second chance in life who saw life hand them a second deal… Because life is all about adventure and the unexpected turns up and turns out for the better all the time…
Ready for War - Letters Sep 1914 to Feb 1915
Series: An artist's letters from the trenches, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,540. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This First Volume of Letters by John Seymour Lindsay takes us from enlistment in the London Rifle Brigade, training in the City, to Southampton and embarkation for Le Havre. After training in France, JSL describes his journey to the Ploegsteert Sector in Belgium, working three days in a week at The Barricade and building the Front Line trenches. Each letter is accompanied by a full transcription.
Lew Feldman 1930s Jewish Boxer From Brooklyn
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Lew Feldman was a very active boxer in both the lightweight and featherweight divisions of boxing, from 1927-1940. He fought Kid Chocolate for the featherweight championship of the world in 1932. Lew was a native of Scotland but came to Brooklyn early in his life. He was raised on the rough streets of Brownsville. I have used contemporary newspaper accounts to chronicle many of Feldman's bouts.
Mongols In The Middle East
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
The military campaigns of the Mongols were successful on a truly legendary level and led to the Mongols forming the largest contiguous empire in history. Despite their success, there were but 700,000 ethnic Mongols to rule over all of Asia, and in this text we investigate how the Ilkhanate was run and held with the use of conversion to the local religion of Islam.
Jackfish Reborn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,100. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013 by Huron Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Phil Hardy just wants everyone to leave him alone. That way no one gets hurt. Running from his past, he thinks he has found the peace he’s seeking on the cliffs overlooking the shores of Lake Superior. Dragon Chang is following in the footsteps of his great-grandfather, in search of his discovery. The young triad leader will use all his available resources, including his killing skills.
The Rivers of Good Portent
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 99,430. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
In 1608 two African princes went to live with a Portuguese family in the town of Tete on the Zambezi River. This is their story, also that of the lost Mines of Chikova, one of Africa's abiding mysteries, told against the backdrop of a wild and beautiful continent at war. The tales is told both by the princes themselves, and by those they met on their amazing journey.
The Year of Ancient Ghosts
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,070. Language: Australian English. Published: June 5, 2013 by Ticonderoga Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Aurealis-winner Kim Wilkins compiles five novellas (three reprinted, two original) in this strong collection. Wilkins adds fantastic elements to her depiction of ages past and present, but rather than relying on standard fantasy tropes, her stories are informed by detailed research into the periods in question.