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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.
A Century is Nothing
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,000. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
A work of metafiction with a Gonzo attitude. On 9/11 a prescient Vietnam Veteran was in the Sahara. He met Omar, a blind Touareg writer in exile. They moved to Cadiz, Spain and later an isolated mountain pueblo where they wrote about the past, present and future. Their stories inside stories incorporate diverse world cultures and spiritual awareness. Life is CAT: chance, aptitude and timing
Pop! Goes the Weasel
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,560. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Memories of growing up in Australia during World War II inspire a story that weaves in and out of imagination and reality. For two children in Melbourne, the war is distant and unreal, but, almost imperceptibly, life is changing around them. Abruptly, they find themselves evacuated away from a loving family to harsher circumstances in the country. Do their experiences destroy or strengthen them? I
Mighty Fortress
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You set the price! Words: 4,940. Language: American English. Published: December 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
An Austrian pastor helps a Jewish family escape the Nazis, but their elderly grandmother must stay behind. He hides her in the church, caring for her and learning from her, until one fateful Christmas Eve.
Lynching Willie
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Price: Free! Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects
The book “Lynching Willie” was written to inform today’s youth about the schemes put in place to thwart the progress of African Americans in America. We can rebuild the family structure, and focus on financial empowerment and the restoration of sound morals. Destructive thinking and behavior has overwhelmed the potential of our youth throughout the inner cities of the U.S.
The Holly King
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Price: Free! Words: 44,230. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Holidays with the Hancocks: too many presents, too much booze, a lot of tears. Youngest son Carson, now a filmmaker, explores the history of Christmas by filming holiday visits to his family. Along the way he finds the dying cult of Mithras, Yulegoats in Rio, anarchists and squatters, evangelocalism, a costume solstice party, sleighs of reindeer bones, lapsed monks and their secular monastery.
Kentucky Derby IQ: The Ultimate Test of True Fandom
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Series: THE ULTIMATE TEST OF TRUE FANDOM, Book 24. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,510. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Test your skills. Wrack your brain. It’s the ultimate Kentucky Derby IQ test.