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Rumo às Colinas de Aço
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Series: Histórias Pererinas dos Dias de Sal, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 66,160. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
A glória do Egito virou pó. O império Persa está desmoronando. Com suas tropas, um novo conquistador está varrendo todos os reinos do mundo antigo. Neste cenário, depois de cem anos de sono, aquela que já foi chamada de Arrukzalanokai e Tiamat, renasce. E agora, levando consigo o nome de Isabela, ela deve encontrar a resposta para um enigma: "O que é aquilo que se basta?"
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 Achievements and the Days Book II. from Tribes to Empires
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,240. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
The second book follows the evolution of hominids to homo sapiens, their socialization and humanization and the development of the early pre-Christian empires. There are extensive discussions that start at pre-history and proceed through written history ending at the present. Interesting facts and observations are interspersed throughout; these points certainly add spice to the presentation.
Pale Queen's Courtyard
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Price: Free! Words: 112,950. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Kamvar, a soldier, has lost his way. Leonine, a thief and sorcerer, has forgotten that he had one to lose. When the daughter of a High Priest finds herself exiled and hunted across the entirety of conquered Ekka, both men will remember who they are, and the country's invaders will learn that memories, unlike temples, are not so easily torn down.
Predestination (and Other Games of Chance)
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Series: The Antithesis Progression, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 124,010. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011 by AWP Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When leaving Earth to escape a contract on his life, Joss Kyle finds his poker habit gets him caught up in a struggle for control of the entire solar system. He just wants to build a new life, but in the looking-glass world above the gravity well, survival, like poker, is just another sport. And in this contest, it isn’t whether you win or lose, it's how you rig the game.
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.
Mirror From Stone
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,780. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Mirror From Stone is the memoir of Kourosh, as he adjusts to post revolution life in Iran before and during the war.
Carthaginian Empire 13 - Desert Rats
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Unsettled by the Persian advances into Africa and threatened by the increased Persian military presence along the East Coast of the Mediterranean from the Dardanelles all the way to Egypt; Carthage must act. The Persians are expecting a naval attack from a naval power so when the Carthaginians strike from the desert surprise is paramount. It is 339BC and Carthage faces its greatest enemy yet.
Carthaginian Empire 14 - Tyre
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Having conquered Egypt it is time for the army of Carthage to move north up the coast. First the city of Tyre stands in their way and if they can subdue the fabled island citadel then Darius is massing the largest army ever seen to face them on the banks of the gentle river Issus. A river that will run with blood before the year is out. It is 333BC and Carthage must fight on land and sea.
Carthaginian Empire 15 - Empires
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
When two empires meet history shows only one will stand. Persia covers more land than Carthage who controls the Mediterranean and its wealth from shore to distant shore. As the two empires confront each other in a hundred little skirmishes one will survive and one will fall. It is 330BC and if Persia falls only one small emerging state will stand in the way of Carthaginian suzerainty - Rome.