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Wandering Koala challenges The Scientific Method, Comic 2
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Series: Wandering Koala Comics, Book 5. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 310. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » General
Have you ever wondered why there aren't more scientific breakthrus? Why do some problems never seem to get solved? Are they too hard, or is someone preventing it? What if there was a secret cabal that had a silent army to enforce its will? And who could stand in their way? Part 2 of the Scientific Method.
Soviet Plane-makers -- Book 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,900. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Soviet Plane-makers is the first in the series related to the history of Soviet Aviation it being the only aircraft manufacturing country where its airplanes carried the name of its designer or design bureau. In the Stalin era if the design did not meet requirements the KGB often became involved.In the 1930s Stalin demanded increased airplane and aero-engine production not for defence but offence.
The Man Who Fooled SAVAK
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 139,700. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011 by Outer Banks Publishing Group. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Middle Eastern
Doug Roberts, a G.I. in the U.S. Army is assigned to the classified message center in Tehran, Iran in 1971, where he uncovers evidence that the regime is corrupt and supported by one of the most brutal secret police forces in modern times – SAVAK. After falling in love with an Iranian girl, he launches a thrilling plan to smuggle her and her mother and out of the country. Based on true events!
Egypt Unshackled: Using social media to @#:) the System
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,840. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Egypt, treasured 'bucket' list destination for many, saw pro-democracy youth battle for freedom in Tahrir Square. This is their story of revolution where social media and Twitter helped topple a brutal, dictatorial regime in just 18 Days. Journalist Denis G. Campbell, Editor of UK Progressive Magazine, weaves a compelling moment-to-moment narrative.
Going Under
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,190. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011 by Knights Hill Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fay wants to leave her husband. She just has to find the right moment to tell him. A vacation in the hinterlands of China pushes her over the edge. Crap food, ruined cities, no Internet connection. Can it get any worse? Yes. Tom works for the US Foreign Service. And the couple are being followed. Novella (80 pages)
A Luminous Future
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,640. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Second World War is over but the lives of the inhabitants of Lupoaia (Valley of the Wolves), a little village in Transylvania, are thrown into turmoil with the imposition of drastic, senseless changes by a new regime, intent on creating a new man for a new society. The new totalitarian government threatens to eliminate the Flonta family by declaring Teodor's father an 'enemy of the people.'
The Torturer's Daughter
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Series: Internal Defense, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,320. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Becca has never questioned what she's learned in Citizenship class: dissidents want to tear the country apart, and people like her mother are the only thing keeping them at bay. Until her mother executes Becca's best friend's parents as dissidents, and Becca learns a secret that changes everything...
Collision
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Collision is a sci-fi short story set in the far future: space travel is mundane, with thousands of commercial and private ships jumping star systems every Earth-day. In the inky vastness, it is hard imagine someone else might be out there...
Necessary Sacrifices
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Series: Internal Defense, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,150. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Becca Dalcourt knows double agents for the resistance never last long. All she wants is a chance to do something meaningful with what little time she has left. So when she discovers a secret government program to brainwash dissidents into loyal citizens, she resolves to shut it down—no matter what lines she has to cross, and whom she has to betray...
A Woman Scorned
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 176,680. Language: British English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
"The past may be another country but many still live there." In 1886, five years after the tragedy that ruined her 15th birthday, Judith Carty returns to Castle Moore and resumes her flirtation with its heir, young Rick Bellingham. But Rick's best friend, Fergal, has reasons to see their love thwarted. So does Fergal's sister, Sally, who wants Rick for herself.