The Whirlwind in the Thorn Tree
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Price: Free! Words: 134,210. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Three people from contemporary Earth discover that the fantasy world in a famous author's gunslinger novels is a real place.
Innocent Bystander
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Price: Free! Words: 135,560. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Divorce
An innocent bystander is usually one who bears witness to some horrific event the human psyche` cannot bear. Some bystanders arrive at such events through an accident of birth. What intervention can we offer them? Are they doomed to a life of paranoia and guilt, or of inadequacy and shame? The events here are quoted verbatim. Only the names have been changed to protect the survivors
The Canadian Civil War Volume 2- The Huguenots Arrive
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Price: Free! Words: 104,130. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
In this second volume of the series, the French history of the continent is expanded to tell the story of the Huguenots. As in volume 1, some of the early history is an accurate portrayal of the Huguenot exodus from France. But this is also a work of fiction -- in this case a description of the growing conflict between their values and the values of the Catholic North.
The Tube Riders (Tube Riders Trilogy #1)
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Series: The Tube Riders, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 166,790. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by AMMFA Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
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Beneath the dark streets of London they played a dangerous game with trains. Soon it would prove the key to their survival. The Tube Riders is a dystopian action adventure set in a nightmarish near-future Britain.
Night Bells
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Price: Free! Words: 103,290. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
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Lord Maslyn has been a prisoner in his own home for the last six years. When the twelve year old noble of New Kristiansand discovers a secret passageway in his tower, he delves into a world of adventure, intrigue, and secrecy. With the help of a mysterious stranger and his friend Arna, Lord Maslyn seeks to unravel the secrets of his past and to plot his escape from his castle prison.
Overlooked
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Price: Free! Words: 120,410. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Conflict of Laws
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
Some are exonerated by DNA evidence . Kelvin Kingsbury Purdy remains convicted , in Canada , after being scientifically excluded by it ...
Hating America - A History
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Price: Free! Words: 104,030. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
When writing a book, an author often has the sensation of being surrounded by that topic. In the case of anti-Americanism that experience was particularly strong. As the 21st century began it seemed as if the amount of criticism the United States was receiving around the world was matched only by the quantity of passionate debate about why this was happening.
The Canadian Civil War: Volume 1 - Birth of a Nation
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Price: Free! Words: 100,000. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
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In 1755 France controlled most of the North American continent. What if they still did? This novel explores the French period from two perspectives – an historically accurate description of Jolliet’s discovery of the Mississippi, coupled with a hypothetical contemporary view of “Canada.” Based in Green Bay, this Canada struggles between the Catholic north and Huguenot Louisiana.
Children of Dolhinov
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Price: Free! Words: 146,450. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
It is a titanic story though one rather slow-moving by contemporary standards.
The Truth about Syria
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Price: Free! Words: 126,090. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
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A stock figure of modern political literature is the Latin American dictator, a beribboned generalissimo, overweight, corrupt, propping up rich landlords who live in luxury on the back of impoverished peasants, using the language of anti-Communism to justify crushing any possibility of reform. Clearly, such people were seen as villains.
Colour in Winter - No Time to be Lost
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Price: Free! Words: 142,450. Language: British English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A woman’s decision to downsize her lifestyle to pursue a childhood dream is unexpectedly hijacked by a later in life pregnancy. Torn between her needs and those of the unborn child, her response to her predicament not only threatens to tear apart her family but also catapults her into a road journey through the centre of Australia with the last man on earth she would have chosen to accompany.
Istanbul Intrigues
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Price: Free! Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
This is the story of Istanbul--but also of Turkey, the Balkans, and the eastern Mediterranean--during World War II, based on extensive interviews and the use of archives, especially those of the OSS, which I was the first to see for this region. The book is written as a cross between a scholarly work and a real-life thriller.
Assimilation and its Discontents
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Price: Free! Words: 120,470. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
When I realized that nobody had written a comprehensive history of Jewish assimilation, I knew that I had to try doing it myself. It was a remarkable learning experience as I researched a wide range of cultural and historical issues and discovered lots of people and events of which I’d previously known nothing.
The Tragedy of the Middle East
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Price: Free! Words: 111,440. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
The title was chosen in great sincerity because the theme here is to explain how the region’s modern history really is a tragedy.’ Terrible mistakes were made; the wrong roads were chosen. Bloodthirsty ideology took hold; pragmatism was thrown out the window. And yet alongside all of these disasters was a certainty of correctness and a violent rejection of even considering what had gone wrong.
A Brief History of Human Behaviour and How to Become an Enlightened Global Citizen
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Price: Free! Words: 119,280. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
this book studiously avoids the plethora of conjectural theories and poorly substantiated opinionation on which so much psychological and sociological research depends and thrives. instead, it reverts to the bedrock evidence of human history, and prehistory as mirrored in primatology, to construct a succinct and very user friendly text which teenagers, parents and globalists can readily understand
Please Speak For Thy Servants Are Listening
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Price: Free! Words: 257,060. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Bible states that Samual would ask God to speak, letting God know that he was available and listening. I used this method to hear God's messages over the past ten years. As often as I asked, God offered insights. I had only to write what I heard. The messages are for everyone.
Lily's Reprieve
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Series: The Blackstone Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 100,100. Language: American English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Lily Childs had made her peace with dying. If her leukemia didn’t kill her, then serial killer Danny Jordan certainly would. But then Aidan Knight saves her life. Hopelessly attracted to the mysterious vigilante, she accepts him as her guardian. When she learns the truth about him and his deadly talents, she has to make a decision. Does she love him enough to die for him? And would he let her?
Modern Dictators - Third World Coup Makers, Strongmen, and Populist Tyrants
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Price: Free! Words: 122,700. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
The world suddenly became a lot more difficult for Americans to understand in the 1970s and 1980s. Dozens of Third World countries underwent a seemingly endless series of coups and revolutions.
Secrets of State
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Price: Free! Words: 138,630. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
This book is a history of the State Department but, more broadly, of the American foreign policymaking process. It narrates the development of both the decision-making institutions and the content of policy from the founding of the republic through the administration of President Ronald Reagan.
Paved with Good Intentions
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Price: Free! Words: 137,850. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
Watching the Iranian revolution in 1978, it seemed to me vital to explain the history of U.S.-Iran relations and how things had become so much in conflict. This book traces that relationship down through the hostage crisis. Many have recognized it as the critical account on this issue.