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We Don't Know Jack
Series: Andrew Stone Mysteries, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 62,960. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00)
Graft, murder and treachery in a tranquil academic setting. Dr.Andrew Stone, a successful but languishing professor, finds himself a suspect in the murder of his best friend, Jack Carniger. Influenced by his beloved fictional Scottish detective Rebus, Andrew forms an unlikely alliance with a young police detective to solve the mystery.
Success Buttons For Life And Academic Excellence
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 24,530. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013 by Achievers Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
How did a man whose teacher wrote in his school report, “You will never amount to anything much” become the world’s most brilliant chap and the greatest genius that have ever lived on the surface of the earth? You will find the answers to these questions in the pages of this book. Once you can locate the right buttons to your academic excellence, you are on your way to your enviable greatness.
Towers of Darkness
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 109,580. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A Wyoming mine worker discovers a human hand bone embedded in a forty million year-old coal seam. An anthropologist, Larry Krafter is sent to recover the bone and unearths a human skull. Instead of receiving acclaim when he publishes his discovery, vested establishment interests seek to discredit him, using murder to do it.
Outlaw, Warrior, Leader: The Early Life of Ralph Stafford
Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: British English. Published: November 20, 2012 by James Eddy. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » Biography
(4.00)
Ralph de Stafford, the first earl of Stafford, was one of the most powerful men in fourteenth century England. He was a veteran of the Hundred Years War, a respected military commander and an advisor to two Kings. What is less well known is that his early life had more than its fair share of troublemaking, including an audacious escape from the Tower of London that briefly made him into an outlaw.
Surveying the Field: Changes in Quantity Surveying
Price: Free! Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Research, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / Estimating
This book details the changing role of the quantity surveyor. It compares traditional expectations with the changes have occurred, and why these are necessary in the modern world. Including the presentation of original research conducted with Coventry University. The book contains valuable information for academics, quantity surveyors and other agents associated with the construction industry.
The Shrewd Student: How to Study Smarter and Get Great Grades in College
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,270. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- General, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Test preparation
Inexperienced college students waste hours re-reading the same material, chasing the wrong research, and hopelessly trying to cram information into their heads the night before an exam. But shrewd students know how to get organized and use their time efficiently, getting great grades without the waste. In The Shrewd Student, professional educators share their secrets to being a shrewd, effective,
My Crazy Diary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,730. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012 by DoroClem Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A young man working on his PhD thesis visits a remote village while doing some research. What he encounters is a very backwards society that is still very much into their traditional beliefs. They do not believe in modern medicine and instead rely on traditional healers. The young man has a new goal. He tries to bring modernisation to the society and meets his future wife in the process.
English Word Power
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 20,770. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Bilingual education
Cromosys Publication’s English Word Power book is an optimal quality guide to the beginners as well as advanced learners to increase the knowledge of today's English. It is an unmatchable unique book of its kind that guarantees your improvement. The perfectly designed study materials, based on my fifteen years of linguistic research, are magnificently powerful to bring you into educational light.
Death of the Rat
Price: Free! Words: 38,340. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In this final story of McMurray’s trilogy, young professor Janet Gordon finds herself inadvertently involved in the election of the Principal of her University. The politics are not only complex but become decidedly unpleasant.
Do I Exist? And Other Philosophical Questions
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,370. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
(5.00)
Ever found yourself plagued by deep questions? This cheap, accessible book gives you a basic introduction to philosophical issues drawing on the works of philosophers from Descartes to Sartre through Kant and Nietzsche. Don’t know who they are? Don’t worry- each chapter ends with a “Philosophical Who’s Who” giving you a brief biography of the life and works of each major philosopher.