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Eyewitness Accounts of the First World War: The Great War on Land, Sea and Air
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 190,830. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Three firsthand accounts of "The Great War". E.R.M. Fryer was one of the very few British infantry officers to survive the war from beginning to end. Baron Edgar von Spiegel was a German U-boat captain. And Eddie Rickenbacker was the highest-scoring American fighter ace, flying Spads against the Richthofen sqaudrons.
FDR: Selected Speeches of President Franklin D Roosevelt
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,420. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The longest-serving President in American history, Franklin D Roosevelt led the nation through its two most lethal challenges of the 20th century - the Great Depression and the Second World War. This is a collection of FDR's most stirring speeches, including his First Inaugural Address ('the only thing we have fear is fear itself").
Mann on Film: It's a Mad World and other essays
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Price: Free! Words: 29,170. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
S.E. Mann celebrates American cinema and culture in this first in a series of books on entertainment. From his Tokyo hideaway, S.E. Mann offers up a blue plate special of juicy insight garnished with humor and gushing with delicious admiration for America's most beloved institution, Hollywood.
Tomorrow's Guardian
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Series: Hourglass Institute, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 99,480. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
When schoolboy Tom Oakley discovers he can transport himself through time, he draws the attention of evil men who seek to bend history to their will. Tom’s family are obliterated and he soon faces an impossible choice: To save the world he must sacrifice his family.
Legacy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,460. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
What happens to a restoration mechanic when he stumbles upon an insidious secret left hidden within the shadows of an evolutionary nightmare? "Legacy," a fast-paced adventure novel is the tale of one man’s quest to realign the natural course of history. Events rooted in the final frantic days of World War II follow a carefully orchestrated plan that heralds in a new era for humanity.
The Old Ghosts
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,040. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
The British Isles are the most haunted places on Earth. Ghosts shimmer through stately homes and humble cottages alike. They linger at lonely crossroads and walk the ancient trackways. But few people know much about them. In the stories in this book Barbara portrays exactly how Boggarts, Banshees, Co-Walkers, the White Lady and the Old Hag really behave.
Hitler's Forgotten Secret Weapon
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Price: $4.90 USD. Words: 22,800. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The last great untold story of World War II, the career of Hitler’s “Super Fighter” intended to destroy the RAF in the Battle of Britain and why it never succeeded. The super-secret Heinkel He113 fighter was designed to be a high-speed, high-altitude fighter that could outperform, outgun and outfight any other aircraft in the world when it entered service with the Luftwaffe in 1940.
How the Steam Railways came to Surrey
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,970. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
A fascinating account of how the railways came to Surrey and the impact they had on the people who lived in the county The book the great days of the steam railways in the county. It shows how and why the lines were built, giving an account of the people who laid the lines and built the stations.
The End
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,700. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
For three students trapped in the M K ULTRA mind control project, it is hard to tell the difference between the beginning and the ending. Sometimes there is no difference. It could be the beginning of World War III, or it could be the end of the world.
Crossing Over
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You set the price! Words: 19,790. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
An Eclectic collection of seventeen short stories and poems by twelve authors from the Katharine Susannah Prichard Foundation in Western Australia. The themes include youth, family relations, travel and exploration, the World Wars, love, detective and others.