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on the Trail of the Real St George
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,780. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Dragon-slayer, English hero, martyr, warrior, soldier and saint — St George has been all these things. But who was the real St George? This fascinating book draws on the most recent academic research into folklore and legends to put together an accurate account of St George’s original life story, and how he has developed in folklore and legend to become what he is today.
The Royal Albert Hall: A Masterpiece for the 21st Century
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,330. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
The story of London's favourite "village hall", written to celebrate its upgrading and refurbishment. With unprecedented access to the archives, it tells of the great pageant of events that have taken place here. Home of the world famous Proms, opera house, sports arena, meeting hall, ballroom - it was also the only place the Beatles and Rolling Stones shared the same bill.
It's Elementary, My Dear Winifred
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,790. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Do bizarre mysteries only occur in imaginary tales? Winifred Merryweather, and dashing newspaper hound Remington Hawthorne, find themselves in the throes of a real life mystery. A dark and ancient castle, complete with disappearing floors, sliding panels, and spider-webbed shadowy corridors threaten to steal Winifred's very breath. Or is that the annoying allure of Remington's flirtatious charms?
The Underground
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
In a mysterious Ground Zero Green Zone, Trancegirl discovers there are more people going in The Underground than coming out and has to wear a short skirt just to get someone to listen. Dancegirl is paid to dance, when all she wants to do is get into grad school.
The Patriot Paradox
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Series: The Reluctant Hero, Book 1. Price: $3.17 USD. Words: 51,020. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Ex-CIA analyst Kurt Vetter and enigmatic foreign agent Amanda Carter race across Europe in a quest to unearth the truth behind the murder of Kurt's brother. Trying desperately to stay ahead of a government that has forsaken them, they discover a conspiracy that threatens the very foundation of world stability. The clock is ticking and they must find a way to halt the plot before millions die.
MMX
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 84,690. Language: German. Published: November 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Ein Airbus stürzt auf ein Computerzentrum in Portland, Maine. Zu den 423 Toten zählt die Stewardess Susan. Ihrem trauernden Freund, dem Piloten Ryan Moore, wird Wochen später ein UBS-Stick mit geheimen Informationen zum Absturz zugespielt. Kurz darauf wird der Bote vergiftet... der Startschuss zu einem unglaublichen Abenteuer um Freundschaften, Familie und Verrat!
The Secret Agent
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Series: Crossroad Press Classics, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,360. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
In the only novel Conrad set in London, The Secret Agent communicates a profoundly ironic view of human affairs. The story is woven around an attack on the Greenwich Observatory in 1894 masterminded by Verlac, a Russian spy working for the police, and ostensibly a member of an anarchist group in Soho.
City of London 倫敦金融城
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: Chinese. Published: November 25, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business finance
The first Chinese language book of introducing City of London, one of the most important Global Financial Centres, in the world.
Travel Gems: Cruising from the Baltic to the North Atlantic
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 15,800. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Cruising on the Holland American ship Prinsendam from England to Denmark,East Germany,Estonia, Russia, Finland, Sweden, Holland, France, Guernsey and Spain. Highlights include the Carnac Megoliths, The Peterhof in St. Petersburg, La Coruña and Bilbao in Spain, the glorious landscape and sad WWII history of Guernsey, the Delft tile works, and the Chocolate Museum in Belgium.
A Dance of Manners
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,060. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2010 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
From a Regency ball to Kensington palace, to a country estate--including such lively characters as coachmen, spies, Americans, and art teachers. Earls, dukes, gentlemen farmer's,debutantes, and the ever critical London ton. And we can't forget wood nymphs, faeries, and princesses. You'll find them all as you indulge your senses with enticing Regency stories.