CAPTURED...! Based on the True Story of the Crew ofthe Ill-Fated Schooner, 'Nightingale'
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,850. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Based on the true story of a schooner bound for North Queensland in 1864 wih a load of sawn lumber and wrecked in a cyclone. The crew escape in a crude boat built from the lumber, but are eventually captured by a tribe of wild Aborigines.Enslaved, all except the Captain survive their harsh treatment. Befriended by a small tribe of friendly pygmies who assist them to eventully escape to freedom.
The Smuggling Life of Gabriel Tomkins
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,590. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Gabriel Tomkins was a smuggler … and a customs officer! This is his extraordinary story spanning the first half of the 18th century in which he rode with the notorious Hawkhurst gang, led the Mayfield smugglers, was shot, arrested, jailed, transported and finally hanged in Bedford in 1750.
Life, Love and the Pursuit of Chocolate
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,880. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Can chocolate heal a broken heart? In the three years since the love of her life died, Rachel McDaniel, 39, has lost her love for life. One day a handsome writer, Daniel Martinez, walks into her chocolate shop. But not everything is as it seems and as Rachel learns to love again, she opens her heart to pain, which will lead her to a surprise place full of love and healing.
Queen of Time
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,300. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Classics professor Lucasta Hilary's lackluster routine in Midwest academia changes forever thanks to seeming quirks of fate that bring her beauty and fame, but her good fortune soon proves to be very far from heaven sent. Two eternal adversaries seek to alter her destiny in a struggle that spans eons, culminating in demonic combat where temptation, damnation, and redemption inextricably entwine.
Alien Coffee
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,310. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Jillian keeps trying to drink her coffee, only to find the cup empty. However, she is NOT the one drinking it. It frustrates her more and more with each passing day until she finally discovers exactly what has been happening. Aliens, coffee, emo bunnies, snails, teenagers and a Columbian drug lord all take part in this humorous sci-fi romp. It’s hard to tell which one is worse.
There Is Hope
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Price: Free! Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(5.00 from 1 review)
He panted. Every sip of air seemed to burn his lungs. The air was thick and sticky; it smelled like rotten fish mixed with ammonia. He could feel the rough concrete against his back; he shifted his position and stole a glance at the east ramp. Nothing. Only darkness and stillness. It just made him more alert; the quietness was somehow out of place.
Bullshift
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 5,900. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
This is a provocative yet practical book about how to get more honesty and straight talk at work.
The Field
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Why does everyone hate the old woman? What are the villagers hiding? This atmospheric short story is sure to get you thinking. Ideal if you're waiting for a plane or a train, this story is perfect for young adults and adult readers. Please note this is a SHORT story, not a novel. A 20-minute read.
They Cooked the Books
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,120. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
A fascinating historical tour of some of today’s most familiar financial expressions. For instance, “Cooking the books” originated in England when the Earl of Strafford said: “The proof was once clear; however, they have cooked it ever since.” - the Earl was referring to altering ingredients in a recipe - not the “creative accounting” all too common in today’s business world.
Puerto Rican Sayings: Index and English Equivalents (Refranes de Puerto Rico)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,110. Language: American English. Published: August 31, 2011 by Language Babel. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign languages
This book includes three useful sections that will help you go deeper into the understating of Puerto Rican Sayings or "refranes puertorriqueños." These sections will allow you to browse for sayings, find English sayings equivalents, and learn which are the most popular sayings for Puerto Ricans. This and English and Spanish book.
Dearborn 9-1-1
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,650. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
With a single explosion, everything is chaos. It only takes a few minutes for him to realize that the world isn't ending. But on the heels of that realization comes another one: the world may not have ended, but it might as well have done. Without hope or prospects our protagonist deals with a disaster in a most unexpected way.
The Darkest Hour
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,820. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The time: Now. The place: Western Pennsylvania When a terrorist organization engineers a new virus that turns people into monsters, one man must overcome his grief of personal loss and his obsession with revenge and leave his misanthropic life behind to risk his life and possibly his humanity to save the re-emerging civilization without becoming worse than the monsters he hunts.
Tutoring with Heart
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
Tutoring with Heart provides a step by step guide on how to teach and tutor using emotions to your advantage. Find out how to turn any emotional situation into a positive way to connect with students.
Only The Worthy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Following a lead involving an ancient shipwreck found in the remote Queen Charlotte Islands, Section N agent Nick Sparta discovers a legendary magic sword. The mysterious and powerful sword has fallen into the hands of The Brotherhood, an evil organization bent on world domination. Nick must retrieve the sword or the world as we know it will fall under a cloud of evil for all time.
Time Will Tell
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,010. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Andrew Blythe, a Canadian CSIS agent, races against time to stop a terrorist attempt to finance a weapon of mass destruction. Through a chance encounter Ashton Carlson is swept into Andrew's world and has a terrorist's target on her back. Andrew must stay one step ahead of the game to keep Ashton alive and thwart the terrorists' plans. This novel will take you for the ride of your life!
Petticoat Road
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Price: Free! Words: 970. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A short collection of poems inspired by the bush written during a visit to Creswick Regional Park and surrounds.
Give Me, A Tale Of Wyrd And Fae
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,290. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(3.69 from 13 reviews)
A young witch with a good heart. Two lovers in mortal danger. A spell that ends in disaster. This is the Smashwords Edition of Give Me - A Tale of Wyrd and Fae, the first book in the Tethers series.
Nine-Tail Fox: A Chinese Heritage Tale
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 15,770. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
A young Nine-Tail Fox must battle an ancient demon to save her people.
Flidderbugs
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.77 from 13 reviews)
Flidderbugs is a political satire, a modern fable, or maybe just a funny little story about a bunch of insects with some very peculiar obsessions.
The Earl's Bargain (Historical Regency Romance)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,730. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(2.50 from 2 reviews)
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION The Earl's Bargain Regency Romance – Historical Sensuality Level: Sweet Approximate word count: 70,000 * * * The impossibly young, stunningly beautiful widow Louisa Phillips finds herself penniless upon the death of her no-good husband. What's a man-hating bluestocking to do? Enter the Earl of Wycliff, who offers her financial security for life. All she has to do is t