Books tagged: olympic games

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Heroes' Day
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,250. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the late 21st century, war has become unfashionable. In its place: the Global Ranking System, a means by which the world’s Patriot nations can compete for resources on Heroes' Day. Monica's dream is to become a Hero—but no opportunity comes without a price, and she soon finds that in the world of the Patriot elite the slightest misstep can send ripples across the globe.
Distant Cousin
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Series: Distant Cousin, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 145,290. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2009. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
(Volume 1) Who would believe a girl warning of disaster who said she was human but from another planet? OK, she speaks an unknown Indo-European language, but even so.... It's been called an adventure, a romance, a "West Texas Chicano action story," and even science fiction. Try the sample to see why so many have become avid fans of our Distant Cousin.
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,500. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
Leroy Peters, a headstrong 15 year old boy, living in the East of London finds that his school is mysteriously changing into a strangely cerebral but ominous place. He has no idea why, but when his father, Donald, a detective in the local police force, tells the family of a new drug sweeping the East End, it all adds up. Leroy faces chasing, kidnap and betrayal in an attempt to stop it.
A Hearing for Jim Thorpe, An Exercise in Frustration
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 37,810. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A Hearing for Jim Thorpe: An Exercise in Frustration by Michael Sheaffer follows a sports reporter assigned to cover a hearing designed to determine if the famous Olympic champion Jim Thorpe should keep the gold medals he won at the 1912 Stockholm Summer Games. Thorpe’s legacy, and the future of his reputation are out of his hands as five days of witnesses, and legal experts debate his future.
The Games
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,900. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2010. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Medals can be won, careers can be made, hearts can be lost for 3 remarkable women during the Winter Olympics. Tessa Rutledge, once an Olympic champion figure skater, encounters her first love–the man who broke her heart. Alpine skier Kyle Armstrong has made a mistake that could cost her far more than Olympic gold. Biathlete Rikki Lodge must decide whether to risk everything. Let the Games begin!
Hitler's 1936 Berlin Olympic Games - What really happened before, during and afterwards
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
When the 1936 Olympic Games was hosted by Germany at their magnificent Berlin stadium, the country was a far different place from when they were first awarded the event. Now run by Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party, this is a genuine account of what really happened in the lead up the games, during and after; how their own athletes were treated, and the contrast to their public and propaganda image.
Games
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,330. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A thriller that pits Russia's most ruthless Mafia organisation against a US gambling mogul for domination of his global business empire, with the 2012 London Olympics as a primary battleground. Caught in the vortex is a love triangle between a politician aiming for the White House, his ambitious mistress and his estranged wife, a police office at New Scotland Yard
Olympic Mind Games
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,260. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
When the survival of the planet is at stake and the only person in the world he can trust is his twin sister, can Jack Donovan stay in the game?
Selected Works: A Thimble, Half Full and other Thoughts on Swimming
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Price: Free! Words: 18,360. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Swimming & Diving
Selected Works is a compilation of articles by Olympic swimmer and coach Clive Rushton. It examines Michael Phelps’ preparation and includes advice on training and racing, the impact of water on swimmer aspirations, values inherent in the pursuit of excellence and a heart-stopping piece on measuring effort. Also included is a preview of WATER, the shortly to be published first volume of Elements
Olympic Games for Children
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Sports & Recreation / Olympics
This book is an introduction to the Olympics for children. It tells the story of the Olympics, the Winter Games, Summer Games and the Paralympics with photographs showing the sports included as well as each having a short description. There are brief introductions to the ceremonies involved, the flag, the Olympic flame and the Hymn and it ends with ideas for activities children may enjoy doing.