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Iron Maiden: An Alternate History Novel
By Jim Musgrave
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,990. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2009. Category: Fiction
Jared Diamond's COLLAPSE inspired this alternate history that takes place during the American Civil War, and tells the story of eight people who come together after the battle between the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia. They trick the government into buying more Monitor-class ships.
The annotated Common Law: with 2010 Foreword and Explanatory Notes
By Steven Alan Childress
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,110. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction
Decoded, demythed rendition of Holmes' classic study of law and judicial development of rules. "The life of the law has not been logic: it has been experience." Includes 2010 Foreword; extensive, clear annotations by a Tulane law professor woven into The Common Law; footnotes with real numbers; and original page cites. Care in detail, proofreading, notes, and formatting, unlike any version made.
The Usurper: a political suspense thriller
By Cliff Ball
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,730. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2010. Category: Fiction
Gary Jackson is raised to hate. Hate the United States, and everything it has ever stood for. His mission is to destroy the United States from within, allying himself with America's enemies to accomplish the deed. He stops at nothing, and a small group of Americans decide they need to stop him. Will they succeed or will the US be relegated to the dustbin of history?
We Were Dancing on a Volcano: Bloodlines and Fault Lines of a Star-Crossed Atlanta Family 1849-1989
By Joseph Gatins
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 107,260. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
A richly illustrated, compelling saga and biography, this unsentimental social history tracks the adventures of more than five generations of families that made their mark on both Atlanta and Paris. The narrative highlights one grandmother's brave work with the French Resistance in World War II and her untiring efforts to successfully help her only son escape from Nazi prisoner of war camps.
Pursuit of Prestige
By chris junghans
Price: Free! Words: 20. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
This dissertation (2002) examines Montana State University's research activity and its effects on graduate education just prior to the university's being recognized as a Tier I Research University by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The study found that prominent research faculty at MSU place a high priority on the university's educational mission.
The Life and Work of Oscar Micheaux: Pioneer Black Author and Filmmaker: 1884-1951
By Earl James Young Jr.
Price: $6.97 USD. Words: 52,060. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2010 by Khafra Om-Ra-Seti. Category: Nonfiction
Over a three-decade period that began in 1919, Oscar Micheaux wrote, directed, edited, produced and distributed over forty films nationally and internationally. These films usually featured all-Black casts. They spanned a silent film period (1919-1930)and a talkie period (sound films) (1931-1948).The book features a commentary by actor/producer Ossie Davis and was reviewed by Dr. Maya Angelou.
The Adversaries
By Jack Cavanaugh
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 166,180. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2010. Category: Fiction
Book 4, American Family Portrait series. Emotions erupt between the Morgan and Cooper families when the Morgan boys run slaves during a reunion with their Southern friends. As national tensions escalate, the boys from both families march to war on opposite sides of the conflict, only to find themselves under attack by a common enemy with a blood feud.
The Pioneers
By Jack Cavanaugh
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 122,320. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2010. Category: Fiction
Book 5, American Family Portrait series. In an age of sweatshops and oppressive factory conditions, tenement dwellers cling to dreams of better days. One such dreamer is Jesse Morgan. But when a real-life act of heroism goes terribly wrong, Jesse flees New York’s east side for the pioneering West, pursued by his past. On steamboats, wagon trains, railroads and open buggies, the chase is on.
The Allies
By Jack Cavanaugh
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 127,180. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2010. Category: Fiction
Book 6, American Family Portrait series. World War I comes suddenly to the Morgans when Katy and her mother survive the sinking of the luxury liner Lusitania, torpedoed by a German U-boat. Her brother Johnny distinguishes himself as an aviator, attached to a elite French squadron. In a series of ill-fated events, both find themselves behind enemy lines.
They're my Stories & I'm Sticking to Them
By Ey Wade
Price: Free! Words: 6,350. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction
This is a catalog featuring the titles and excerpts of e-books published by Ey Wade. Books from the categories of history, and romance to thrillers and suspense.