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Past-Forward: A Three-Decade and Three-Thousand-Mile Journey Home
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,970. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
"Past-Forward" is the non-fiction account of the thirty-year search for the author's Irish ancestral roots. The book, written in the form of a letter to the author's grandmother Kate, tells both the story of the thirty-year search itself along with the discovered tale of Kate’s Irish ancestors,and their flight to America during the Great Famine and life as new Americans in the 19th century.
Judas, the Son
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,570. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What’s in a name? For Judas Thomas, named after the infamous betrayer, a great many things. For centuries, Judas Iscariot has been the most despised figure in Western Civilization. For a boy born in 1970, his greatest obstacle is not his conception by a violent rape or his upbringing in a Catholic orphanage nor his mixed race. His greatest challenge is his name: Judas, after the famed betrayer.
A Place To Call Home
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Price: Free! Words: 49,950. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
After a harrowing escape from a bad foster home, Ron and Sarah find themselves on the streets of Toronto. Alone, and with nowhere to go, they seek refuge at a charitable shelter. Yet when the truth catches up to them, their luck runs out and the foster siblings find themselves back where they started. Will Ron and Sarah ever find a place to call home?
Triorion: Awakening (Book One)
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Series: Triorion, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 144,470. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Triorion: Awakening finds five-year-old triplets Jetta, Jaeia, and Jahx struggling to survive on a harsh alien planet under the thumb of their brutal owner. When the Dominion discovers their extraordinary telepathic talents, they are coerced into military service.
The TrailFolk of Xunar-kun, Book Two in the Tellings of Xunar-kun Series
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,750. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In this sequel to "Alysa of the Fields", it is four cycles later. The Folk and Trailmen have accepted that they are part of something greater than themselves. They have come together as “the Seekers”. Their purpose: to find the true Parents of the Orphans. But they find something much more insidious and more lethal than any threat they have faced before.
Dragons Arising
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 142,790. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Join up with our intrepid heroes, Auren and her brother Ristoph as they assist the dwarven General Karthax Hammerfist and his rascal of a compatriot Weasel-Fur Ivy Patch; halfling extraordinaire. Their task, escort two clerics of Yahweh in rediscovering their ruined homeland, the Knight States of America, as it is besieged by a dragon; summoned by the antichrist himself.
Sperm Donor 713; 52 Searches For One Identity
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
52 children were conceived by an anonymous sperm donor known only as Donor 713. Spanning the globe, these children have never met their donor, but search to find their biological origins. Snapshots into the life of each child meld into a portrait of a man. The ultimate quest of nature versus nurture, some children feel his presence within them, and all wonder who this man could be. (Story 1).
Путь (Приключения Жикасана Тарреса, книга 1)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,420. Language: Russian. Published: February 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Fantasy
His warrior father killed and his mother dead by the time he was eight, Jecosan Tarres is young and poor. Yet he has things many men do not: a faithful heart, a strong spirit, and the knowledge of truth. On a life defining journey with his dog Gart and friend Dalian, he goes to Kanavar, the ancient capital of Meoria. In the service of the king, he must prevent the war that is about to break out.
Blood of the Wolf
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,780. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Jaime will never forgive Sirus, the Alpha who slaughtered her entire pack... too bad he also claims to be her lifemate, the one she is destined to love forever. For the last four years she has ran from from foster home to foster home, hiding from the deadly man who haunts her dreams, but Sirus is a wolf of his word. He will come for her. He will hunt her down and claim her as his mate at any cost.
Mattropolis: The Epic Novella
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,980. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Have you ever been in love? Have you ever had a best friend? When you go to bed at night, do you get the feeling someone is watching you and writing sonnets in your honor? Meet Virgil Q. Hopper and the other residents of Mattropolis. You might not sleep for weeks but you'll love this tear-jerking coming-of-age adventure!