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Alexander the Great: Tactician or Eagle?
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Price: Free! Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Was Alexander the Great a Tactician or an Eagle? In addition to being skilled in the tactics of planning and coordinating military forces in battle, he also possessed the keen vision of an eagle by “seeing” what his adversaries might be planning and then to counterattack. Was he a military genius or a lucky adolescent? Let us delve deeper into his life and examine the factors.
Goldstruck
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,190. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Alchemy is the procedure whereby base metals such as lead or brass are turned into gold. Horror and Fantasy meet head on in this intriguing story about the terrible power that gold can wield over mortal man. It is only inevitable that greed, deception and murder will follow in the wake of successful alchemy.
20th Century Spy in the Sky Satellites: Secrets of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Volume 7 - ELINT Grab and Poppy, Missile Warning MIDAS, Polar Orbiting Meteorological Satellites
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 31,050. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Part of our comprehensive series on the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and its "spy satellite" network, this volume covers three aspects of military satellite programs: the Grab and Poppy ELINT satellites used for electronic intelligence; the MIDAS missile defense space-based infrared early warning satellites, and a history of the military polar orbiting meteorological satellite program.
A Place Called Dry Bones
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Price: $5.97 USD. Words: 75,170. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
The shell of us, the outward covering is how we are seen by others. As with the acorn, the shell must open and expose the fruit to the elements, to the sunshine,rain,storms and calm. The best and worst of us lies within the shell. We all live in A Place called Dry Bones until we reveal the fruit to others and to ourselves. The shell must endure the winters to reveal the good fruit in spring.
The Mechanic's Curse
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Series: Beasts Within. Price: Free! Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The Mechanic's Curse - story #4 in Clive Gilson's Beasts Within series What sort of nightmares come when you dream machines and those same machines are made real?
Quickened
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Price: Free! Words: 96,200. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Tommy Travers greatest wish is to breach the World of Books and leave his boring existence behind. On his 15th birthday, Tommy is Quickened, his wish has come true. Tommy is now the lead character in adventures spanning the ancient tribes of the plains to an epic fantasy quest with a host of warriors. When Tommy returns with a curse, he must confront his greatest enemy or watch his world crumble.
The Other Side: A Touch of Midas and Other Writings
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Price: Free! Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by Rice Universe Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
When I was a child, my parents purchased for the family The Book of Knowledge. The purchase included several volumes of the world's folktales. I loved those stories of kings and princess, wise animals and some mean ones, and spent many hours dwelling upon them. In this collection of writings I explore ways of finding Christ's message in the myths, legends and stories of other cultures.
Quackers!
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You set the price! Words: 320. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Comics
Seymour finds a wand that turns things into ducks and hi-jinks ensue.
An End To Eternity
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 117,440. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
The year is 1923 and Jeb Chamberlain is a wanted man. Stowed away onboard a ship bound for adventure in Africa, (with his beautiful and married ex-girlfriend in tow) Jeb finds himself mixed up with Brooklyn gangsters, living skeletons, and a femme fatale more dangerous than the Devil. An End To Eternity is a pulpy, romantic adventure story spanning continents, genre, and the layers of reality.