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Sceptic at Large
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,440. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
A controversial critique of the European Union by maverick Conservative MEP Roger Helmer. If you want to understand British politics from the right of centre viewpoint then this book is essential. "Well-informed and merciless" - Lord Nigel Lawson. "Our national debate is the richer for a Sceptic at Large," Rt Hon. John Redwood MP.
A Jew from Riga
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood
The author in 2004 visited Riga in order to learn more about her Dad’s mysterious past. How did her father, a young soldier at the start of World War II end up migrating from Eastern Europe to South Africa? And why did he leave suddenly when she was 10 and head for the States? On her travels, Greta learns a lot about Latvia, land of his youth, and Riga, the Baltics' capital city that rocks.
The Sable Provenance
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,760. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
This 200-year saga (1790 – 1990) is a close-to-true novel that began with a criminal family in England, another in Scotland, and a family of nobles in Ireland. It is the story of how they came to be in Australia and how the progress of convicts and aristocrats resulted in the SABLE siblings of Western Australia.
The Bear And The Diva
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,580. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The Latvian, Andrej Yakovlevitch Namnik, landowner and bachelor approaching middle age, takes time out from his business trip to Russia to take in the sights of the magnificent city of St. Petersburg. Within twenty four hours he rescues a beautiful Bohemian woman, Marie Subrtova, finds himself involved in a Revolutionist meeting, escapes a subsequent police raid only to find himself locked up.
The Girl from Latvia
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
War crept silently into my life when most little girls enjoy playing jacks and jumping rope; when the soft echoes of the past dance upon early adolescent innocents. Yes, World War II came softly into my life.
English Latvian Joke Book
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Series: Language Learning Joke Books, Book 21. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Baltic Languages
The English Latvian joke book is a collection of 100 jokes in easy English together with Latvian translations. There is also vocabulary help for the reader and some great cartoons. Great jokes like: ’’Dakter, dakter, es nepārtraukti zaudēju atmiņu! “Mmmm, un kad tas sākās? “Kas kad sākās?“ or this classic: “Mammu, vai es varu nēsāt krūšturi tagad, kad man ir sešpadsmit?“ “Nē, Deivid.“
Riga Walking Tour
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Series: Walking Tours. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 540. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Take a walk through the Old Town of Riga, which is the capital of Latvia, the largest city in the Baltic States, and the second-largest city of the Eastern Baltic.
Telmenu Saimnieks - The Lord of Telmeni
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 118,880. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Voldemars Vechi, an officer status in the Czarist Cavalry, finds himself caught between his obligated duty to his conscripted failing country Russia, and his heart and heritage, Latvia and Telmeni.
Dust of the Universe, tales of family
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,290. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Commended--SPR Awards 2014 Family. Inescapable, universal, defining. Whether near or far, family can evoke feelings of love or resentment, trust or regret--never indifference. In this award-winning collection of sixteen insightful tales, V.S. Kemanis explores the mysterious depths of human emotion, all the heartbreak and joy of families in conflict and harmony.
Последний паломник
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,830. Language: Russian. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Американский Корпус мира. Что скрывалось за ним? В этой книге, первой из трилогии, действие происходит на просторах вчерашнего СССР, где царит беззаконие. Госдепартамент США, совершенно не подготовленный к операциям в бывших союзных республиках, посылает сотни добровольцев, рвущихся оказывать помощь. Один из них, Грей Палмер, сталкивается с криминальной структурой и вливается в нее.