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Lifeliner: The Judy Taylor Story
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,180. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Judy Taylor relished her simple happy life. She had a loving husband, three young daughters, a beautiful suburban home. But after intestinal blood clots annihilated her guts, Judy faced starving to death in a cold Toronto hospital. The year was 1970. Judy lived two more decades without eating. "Lifeliner" is about her inspirational story from death to life, from ordinary woman to medical pioneer.
Eccentric Explorers
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 132,990. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Eccentric Explorers was Winner of the Biography category at the 2009 Indie Excellence Book Awards, California, USA. In this extensively researched book, the rich culture and history of Tibet are viewed through a rather special lens--through the eyes of ten wild and wacky adventurers, each bent on unlocking the strange riddles and secrets of Tibet.
Lizzie and the Rebel
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,420. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011 by Astraea Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Orphaned at fifteen, Elizabeth George learned to protect herself and her ranch from ruffians trying to steal her part of the Rocky Mountains. Interrupted while tracking a mountain lion, she follows the smoke filled air to the half-frozen body of Frank Walling. Caring for the wounded confederate soldier, he stirred emotions Lizzie thought she was incapable of feeling....
2011 Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Encyclopedia: UAVs, Drones, Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), Weapons and Surveillance - Roadmap, Flight Plan, Reliability Study, Systems News and Notes
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 121,310. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This comprehensive 500 page report provides detailed information about UAS aircraft and weapons systems, with reproductions of three high impact Pentagon reports along with an extensive news and notes chapter, all in one convenient ebook. There is coverage of systems used by the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Homeland Security, Coast Guard, NOAA, NASA, and Customs and Border Patrol.
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Operations in the National Airspace System: Safety Considerations, FAA Rules and Regulations, Plans for Expanded Use, Military Integration (UAVs, Drones, RPA)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,160. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This report, compiled from official sources at the Pentagon, FAA, and the GAO, reviews the status of UAS operations in the National Airspace System (NAS). It includes information about safety risks posed by UAS operations, FAA rules and regulations, plans for expanded use of unmanned aircraft, and the integration of military UAS into the airspace.
Taming of the Free Spirit
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Marie Johnson is perfectly content running in fields and picking wild flowers until her family informs her that she is to be married to Joseph Clemmins, a perfect tart if there ever was one. Will Joseph force her to become someone else or will Marie be allowed to remain the free spirit she was meant to be and learn to love one another?
Officer Honey
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,770. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Don't waste your sorrows! At 5'2", 104 lbs., Honey was one of three first women officers in a men's prison. Her traumatic life gave her compassion and a desire to help men change. She knew hurting people hurt others. Honey had an encounter with God while alone in a gun tower at 3:50 am. Then God gave Honey supernatural knowledge about inmates and staff to show God's loving concern.
Echoes from the Past — Book One in the Montana Series
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Series: The Montana Series, 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 202,920. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Western
Set in 1849 at Fort Owen in the Bitterroot Valley, this Western adventure deals with the lives of a trop of cavalry soldiers, their families and the native Indian tribe that share the area. The players in this drama face life-altering decisions, danger, rape, heartache and pain in their quest to survive this Montana wilderness and each other.
Adrift on the Amazon
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011 by Calumet. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
After Rio de Janeiro is awarded the 2016 Olympic Games, a father-son team of golf course developers decides to leave their mark on Brazil. A bold resolve, and a few well-placed investors later, and their far-fetched dream of developing a golf course in Rio becomes a reality. They’re soon snapping up land and soaking up the sun on Rio’s beaches. On one visit to tie up some loose ends in Sao...
The Winds of Change
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,330. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Within Bob Dylan's lyrics, the words, “The Winds of Change”, were sung, and from those words came not only the title for this work, but the work itself. Often, folks ask where inspiration for writing comes from. A perfectly valid answer is that it is a mystery. But who says that mystery cannot be revealed in something as simple as hearing a song.