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Heart of England: Contributions to the Evening Standard, 1939-1941
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 4. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 33,480. Language: British English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
Written originally as a way of paying off unexpectedly high bills during his early years of farming in Norfolk, these beautifully written articles by Henry Williamson, set in both Norfolk and Devon, are counterpointed and given immediacy by the inclusion of the evening’s headlines after each article, depicting the deteriorating international situation as the Second World War begins.
Guide to Future-Present Archetypes
Price: Free! Words: 19,000. Language: American English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Essay » Technology, Essay » Sociology
Adam Rothstein's series of essays interviewing thinkers about what technology means for the future, the present, and for our understanding of history.
The Old Man in the Bag and Other True Stories of Good Intentions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,490. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This collection of true short stories (with old photographs and letters) is about a young American couple who spend two years in a tiny village of grass huts helping very poor Ethiopian farmers establish a new town in the lowland jungle of Ethiopia’s Rift Valley. The stories are about how life choices are never black and white and even selfless good intentions can sometime have a serious downside.
Russia,oh my Russia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,100. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
follow a families agonizing struggle for survival during the collapse of communism in the gorbachev yeltsin era.out of control changes which sweep the country and a soviet leader who is unable to keep in check the dark forces who resist his reform program and stop at nothing to drag this mighty super power into the abyss
The Stilwell Family Cookbook
Price: Free! Words: 10,440. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » American / Middle Western States
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This is a collection of recipes that spans three generations of the Stilwell Family. The earliest dishes are from the 1800's. In it you'll learn some family trivia, tying some famous figures and world events to meals served in an average American home.
The Union Pacific: America's Largest Railroad
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 16,790. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
A brief history of Americas' largest railroad whose founding father was Abraham Lincoln. The book traces the history from the beginnings until current times.
The Kingdom Treasure
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,360. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Hank Evans has a story to tell. It’s been bangin’ on his insides trying to get out something fierce. It involves shipwrecks, airplanes, friendships, a cowgirl, and a bunch of faith. During dark winter nights when the cold air seeps through his windows and makes the fire jitter and pop, he reflects on past days, trying to make sense of it all. Hank's gonna tell you his story. Will you believe?
Our Sunset Wall of Remembrance
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A Grantaburgh Short ~ A Melancholy Tale. A duel bourn of class divide results in a man waking alone in The Wilderness. A bullet in his temple and prostrate atop the corpses of The Ferryman’s Pit, he recalls the fate that dragged him there.
The Adventures of Aust Forkbeard. Viking!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,600. Language: British English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Europe
A trilogy of plays for 7-12 year olds A humourous fictional account of the Viking invasion of the 8/9th century. The play covers the facts of the invasions, but with most of the characters made up.This book is ideal for a class or school project, or for an individual to use with puppets, or even a group of friends doing a radio or video style play.
Timewarp, Inc.
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,340. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013 by Champagne Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A time traveling soldier warps to first-century Galilee to prevent Christ’s assassination.