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51 Questions for the Diehard Fan: SEC Football
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,960. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
This eBook includes all 14 SEC titles in the 51 QUESTIONS FOR THE DIEHARD FAN trivia series: Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, LSU, Mississippi State, Missouri, Ole Miss, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas A&M, and Vanderbilt. In total there are 714 trivia questions dedicated to SEC football—51 for each team.
A Writer's Lesson on the Christiana Riot
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,110. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
A young writer, prejudiced and uninformed, goes on an assigment in Christiana, Pennsylvania to interview a old Quaker woman-who is not at all what the writer expects. It turns into an event that will not only inform him of that terrible catalyst to the Civil War but also change his life.
White Lie
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,670. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
'White Lie’ is a story about forbidden history, hidden relics and the adventures of a group of people who get involved in something much bigger than themselves. It combines the mission of the Knights Templar - the warrior monks who legends claim discovered a sacred treasure beneath Solomon’s Temple - with Nazi relic hunter Otto Rahn.
What Price Freedom
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,040. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Based on the personal experiences of Waclaw Kossakowski, a young Polish prisoner or war and survivor of one of Stalin's notorious forced labour camps. This is a story of bravery and hardship, and a struggle for survival, not only for Vadek but all the Polish people who wouldn't give up their country without a fight.
The Trial of God
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Fantasy
News has come in that the biggest mass murderer in history has been apprehended. He was arrested in Jerusalem after he was found chatting up some teenaged virgins, apparently he has previous form for this sort of activity; a liason with a certain Mary of Nazareth comes to mind. He has been rushed to the Internatinal Criminal Court at the Hague, to be tried for his crimes against humanity.
And Some There Be
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 59,170. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A novel of an unpublicized war endured by unheralded people.
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: $5.19 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.