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The Sword of the Lord: The Roots of Fundamentalism in an American Family
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 130,130. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The Scots-Irish who settled the South inherited both an evangelical legacy of abolitionism and social reform on the one hand, and responsibility for the destructive consequences of slavery on the other. Himes’ granddad was John R. Rice, the dean of American fundamentalists until his death in 1980. This book is about the history of fundamentalism and how we can move beyond it.
The Dark Rose
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,150. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
When,in 1730,Isaac Forrester set out on his first and only sea voyage, he had no idea that it would have such far reaching effects on his future life. Twenty years later his daughter is missing, old friends are dying in suspicious circumstances, and the only link is that journey. The Dark Rose is a story of adventure, slavery, compassion, romance, jealousy, prejudice, revenge and highway robbery.
Slavery: America's Fatal Compromise
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2010 by Worthy Shorts. Category: Essay » Political
This essay answers the following question- how could the United States, a country based consciously on philosopher John Locke's idea of the "rights of man," come into existence incorporating the institution of slavery? But it does more than this; it ties this "fatal compromise" to its fatal consequences: a gradual erosion of rights that has occurred across all of our country’s history.
Don't Murder Maria
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 110,060. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Mark Kendal believes developing the cure for HIV is good; but not if it means murdering Maria Quiteria Campos for her DNA. Maria Quiteria is the ancestor of his lover and friends who died saving his life. But Mark learns that his employer Jedediah Strang and his frankengene pharmaceutical conglomerate wants Mark to travel back to 1839 Brazil to harvest Maria’s DNA for their next wonder drug.
Calling Crow (Book One of the Southeast Series)
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Series: The Southeast, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 100,090. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Calling Crow is haunted by his dream of the Destroyer who will one day lay waste to his village. Then, Calling Crow is bound into slavery on the island of Hispaniola. Life in the gold pits is brutal and humiliating. Aided by a kindly priest, Calling Crow vows to learn the language and ways of a powerful enemy in order to eventually save his own people. But first he must regain his own freedom.
The Dragon's Companion
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Series: The Dragon's Companion, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 54,130. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Made prisoner of a powerful and callous dragon by cowardly villagers, the Bard Teal must make hard choices between freedom, temptation and a feeling of obligation towards the innocents caught in her captor's path.
Abraham Lincoln’s Life and Times: True Tales of a Great Man, Uncommon People, and Major Events
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 284,100. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011 by Janet Spencer - Trivia Queen. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Looking for Lincoln? Historian Hal Malehorn has captured the essence a remarkable man. This book tells of America’s beloved leader, his legend, and his era. Chapters describing Abe’s practice and politics, hard times and good, explain the background and the results of a terrible war. Here 272 1000-word stories describe his life and his legacy. Both inspired his age, and they do so yet.
Teal's Bargain
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Series: The Dragon's Companion, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,470. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Left as a dragon's sacrifice by cowardly villagers, the Bard Teal fights to maintain her freedom of soul if not her body, as her captor slowly twists her expectations of what a dragon should be. Part One of The Dragon's Companion omnibus.
Give Me Your Name
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 86,350. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
After Julia Hamilton's placid life is changed by a horrifying encounter with a runaway slave, she becomes a covert to the abolitionist cause. Her parents send her away from Boston to a girl's school in Charleston but they can't get her to change her mind about slavery. Friends in Bleeding Kansas and a young man convince her to go west for the cause.
Descent to Darkness - Prophet's Son Book I
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Series: The Prophet's Son, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 159,060. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Christian » Classical & allegory
Set in Jerusalem in 446 B. C. The story tells of a man’s spiritual journey into the depths of darkness and despair. He is the son of a murdered prophet, and Satan wants him dead. He’s easy prey since he harbors hatred in his heart. Despite warnings he lets himself be controlled by bitterness and forsakes God, leading him down a path to terrible personal tragedy.