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In a time of Drought and Hunger
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In a time of Drought and Hunger by irish author Gerard Beirne is set in the Canadian north at a time when the boreal forest is on the move due to climate change, shrinking at its southern boundaries and expanding at its northern ones. Tom’s life is likewise changing. His children have grown up and moved south. He is uncertain about his future in the north, his future with his wife Clara...
The Polyphonic Ringtones of the Damned
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,060. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Madness, Paranoia, isolation, hot-desking. Welcome to the world of Moonbeam, a chain smoking, alcoholic Capuchin monkey trying to make it as a Web Designer in a London drained of all life and love. Hounded by a saboteur intent on ruining the little chance he has with life, Moonbeam struggles through the world of men. Can he break free of the madness?
Lady Languish: An Irish Vampire Novel
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You set the price! Words: 78,910. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
After her Uncle Malachy terrifies Evangeline Languish on her 16th birthday, she is abandoned at a boarding school by her parents. But when Evangeline discovers a strange young man, injured and alone, she is forced to change her mind about everything she knew. Could Malachy's stories be true? Evangeline must face her uncle once more ... can she get to him before he kills everything she loves?
The Winds of Longing Blow
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Price: $1.68 USD. Words: 87,250. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
There is hope, there is loss, there is joy...there is longing carried on the Winds. This is about what we were and those who came before us. This is about a family making their way through the turbulent Twentieth Century. This is about Ireland. This epic book is one you will not forget.
Broken Ground: An Explosive Account Of The Haiti Earthquake
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,610. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Broken Ground is a gripping new novel that takes the reader on an extraordinary journey into the heart of an impoverished nation. Told through the words of first time writer Patrick Doyle, the young Irishman delivers a personal, honest and sometimes harrowing testament on his experiences of life in Haiti.
Norah
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,050. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Swordpoint Intercontinental, Ltd.. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
It was the 1950s, when Britain was once again in a state of temporary peace. The people were endeavoring to rebuild and the war generals were retiring to the silent tranquility of both the English and Irish countrysides. This is the story of one such Army officer who was attracted to the green meadowlands of East Donegal, Ireland.
The Real Life Inspiration Behind Oscar Wilde’s Work: A Play-by-Play Look At Wilde’s Inspirations
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,220. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Fiction often imitates real-life. That was certainly the case for Oscar Wilde. This book is part biography, part critical study. It examines all of Wilde’s published and unpublished work to see what was happening in her life that she might have used as inspiration for her fiction. HistoryCaps is an imprint of BookCaps Study Guides. With each book, a brief period of history is recapped. We publi
The Sleeping Warrior
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This is a poetry book by Stephen A. Murphy it's inspired by the Northwest coast of Ireland as well as his travels away from home. This first collection is a journey into the mythology of the Irish past, insights into its troubled present, and reflections on life, a mix of an Ireland beyond the romantics of postcards and a philosophy heavily inspired by Oriental thought.
Obese No More: How to Lose Weight –– And Why You Should!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,840. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Dieting
In this unusual boot-camp style and rather quirky weight loss guide by an Irishman who used this system to lose over 30 lbs, you will laugh as you learn to overcome obesity.