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House of Rocamora
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,220. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012 by Grey Gate Media LLC. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
House of Rocamora, set in the 17th century, continues the exceptional life of roguish Vicente de Rocamora. Moving to Amsterdam, he converts to Judaism at age 42, studies to be a doctor, marries and raises a large family. During his long life he meets Rembrandt, serves as royal physician to the House of Orange, survives a murder attempt, and learns from the great English physician Harvey.
The Deveron Manuscript
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Series: Calla Cress Thrillers, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 129,610. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A desperate quest... A disturbing secret disclosed for centuries in an ancient manuscript... Five nations wrapped in a government conspiracy to unravel the secrets it protects... Calla Cress, a British Museum curator defies protocol by holding onto a encrypted artifact. Alarming in its decryption and damaging in its diplomatic impact, a secret that has, luckily, remained concealed. Until now.
GodTime 75 Biblical Meditations on Time and History
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Price: Free! Words: 41,210. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Meditations / General
Short devotionals, concentrating on passages that deal with time and major events in Biblical history, sampling the entire span of the Bible. The Theism of the Bible not only sees God as the Creator of time but also as the Sovereign Guide of history.
The Day Gaul Died
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Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 73,410. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This is the story of the Celtic tribes of Gaul united under the great king Vercingetorix and their fight against subjugation by Rome, and Julius Caesar. This is not a war story but the story of a people. It ends at Alesia in central Gaul. Rome won that final battle and took a million Celtic Gauls in chains to the slave markets, or left them in the soil; that day that Gaul died.
The Gift: Sharing Your Life Lessons with the People You Love Most
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,530. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
A book with 24 exercises to guide users through gathering meaningful material (based on personal reflection and recollections), to write, polish and self-publish an autobiographical manuscript. The Gift Companion Workbook provides ample space for recording answers to questions, or for lengthier sharing and storytelling. Visit The Gift Legacy website for more details.
The Last Coal Barge
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,830. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal
When Danny loses his dog, Skip, on the site of the old Pit, he’s worried that Skip has gone down a rabbit hole and will die if he can’t find him. Luckily, a stranger, Jarrad Turner, a boy Danny doesn’t know, rescues Skip. Jarrad insists he lives at Lock Cottage but Danny knows the Carters live there.Is there a mystery about Jarrad Turner? Will THE LAST COAL BARGE ever sail again?
Brothers from Different Armies
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 86,000. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A humble family of lumberjacks is conscripted into the German army during the events of the Second World War. For Johan, this means the start of an unforgettable experience and a chance to serve his country. To his father who has seen war however, this is a death sentence. Along the way, Johan’s brother Siegfried also joins the war against his father’s wishes, who wanted him to get an education. S
The Healer's Creed Series: Book 2: The Shadow of Doubt
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,240. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
After many harvests, revenge is sweet. The man who destroyed her family is dead. But sometimes revenge comes with a price. As a new general rises from obscurity to lead the Royal Army against the Daughter of the Grey-Eyed Murderer in retaliation for her deed, she wonders how she and the peasant army once trained by her wrongfully executed father will survive.
Northern Pacific Railway Employees In Fargo North Dakota
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 10,690. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
My eBook consists of small bios of Northern Pacific Railway Employees in Fargo, North Dakota from 1896-1916. The biographical details includes as much ancestral information as I could find on each person who worked for N P Ry in Fargo. The e-book is pertinent to individuals who are railway enthusiasts. It is also a fine resource to learn more about Fargo, ND/Moorhead, MN history.
The Healer's Creed Series: Book 1: Sanctuary's Assassin
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,790. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
A healer’s duty is to sustain life, not take it. It seems a fact irrefutable. But when a mark is upon his head the healer must choose; hide in the safety of the fortress he has built around himself or venture out to aid his embattled people while sacrificing the lives of those who seek to deter him and---even more troubling---those who would protect him with their lives.