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Lucky In Cyprus: A True Story ABout A Boy, A Teacher, An Earthquake, Some Terrorists And The CIA
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 167,010. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Lucky In Cyprus is a coming-of-age story set in the Middle East during the height of the Cold War. An American teenager – son of a CIA operative – is inspired by grand events and a Greek Cypriot teacher. He witnesses earthquakes and riots and terrorist attacks, but in the end it is his teacher’s gentle lessons that keep him whole.
City of Tears
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,460. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
City of Tears is set on the Central Asian steppes in the years prior to the rise of Genghiz Khan. It's an action-adventure story that gets into the heads of the nomads, showing how difficult it was for a leader to unite the tribes, but how explosive that force could be when united. And, specifically, how a lack of cross-cultural empathy can result in terrible massacres. Then as now.
The Crusades: A History of One of the Most Epic Military Campaigns of All Time
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,030. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The Crusades were a series of military campaigns undertaken by Western European countries between the 11th and 16th century. Originally called by the Pope of the Catholic Church, the stated first goal was to take up the cross and restore Christian control over the Holy Land (namely Jerusalem). In total Western Europe engaged in over 10 crusades, though not all were for this original purpose.
Amgalant One: The Old Ideal
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Series: Amgalant (original), Book 1. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 210,690. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Temujin comes into the world on the day the Mongols suffer a catastrophic defeat in battle. He isn't the hero type, but he has expectations to live up to, and he has a cause: freedom for his way of life, unity against China, where a nomad is an animal.
Lyssandra & The Return of Lyssandra
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Price: Free! Words: 52,520. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
A love story set in Renaissance Kosovo. Amid the turbulant times of the Turkish invasions of Europe and the Inquisition, two people seek toovercome thier past and seek a new future.
An unknown conspiracy of the Venetian nobility (1537-1540).
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Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century
This is the story of an unknown conspiracy of the Venetian nobility that took place in Venice during the third Venetian-Turkish war (1537-1540)
Of Battles Past (Amgalant #1)
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Series: Amgalant, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 108,470. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
China has executed Ambaghai, the Mongols’ khan, on a hurdle with donkey ears and tail from the theatre, in mockery of the horse peoples of the steppe. It cries for hachi.
Passions,power,perfidy
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Price: Free! Words: 49,810. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Kalhana, a Kashmiri, was the author of Rajatarangini, and is regarded as the first properly documented historian of the undivided Indian Subcontinent. He composed his book Rajatarangini, the river of kings, in A.D. 1148-49. His father, Champaka, was the minister of king Harsha of Kashmir (A.D. 1089-1101). Kalhana starts his narrative with description of Gonanda dynasty after referring to his study
The Jewel and the Ember: Love Stories of the Ancient Middle East
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,870. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
A compelling collection of enlightening, joyful, painful, funny and heartrending love stories from throughout the ancient Middle East. These ten wonderful tales are not found in the familiar Arabian Nights, but are drawn from sources such as Zoroastrian Persia, the Turkish Oghuz, from folklore still told in Afghanistan and from epics and myths of the Bedouin peoples of Arabia.