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"Cousin Josh"
Price: Free! Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Avery Snider is a high school jock, and his family had just lost a close cousin. His other set of cousins ask Avery to watch over their son, Josh, while the families go out of state to attend the funeral. Avery and a friend both learn that autistic traits could actually serve as a doorway to the Paranormal…
Lost Industries of Albany County, New York
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 41,150. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
From its origins as a fur trading post before the Revolution to its transformation into New York’s capital and the hub of transportation networks, Albany County became one of the earliest and greatest industrial centers of America. Albany’s little-known industrial era, which has largely faded into history, is contained in this one well-illustrated volume for the first time.
Primitive Passions
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,350. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015 by John M. Cahill. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
When Sean O’Cathail deserted in New York Harbor in 1681, it was not to become a boschloper. He jumped ship to save his own skin. Getting into the fur trading business was just where he landed
Life on the Line: A Basketball Story
Series: Life is A Free Throw-Might As Well Make It!, Book 1. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 33,240. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 2005 I had back surgery. At 66, my rehab would be difficult. I joined a local gym and rediscovered the sport of my youth, Basketball. I couldn’t run the court but I could throw up a Free Throw. In doing so I’ve developed my own technique, ”The Net Technique” I invite you to see how my love of Basketball as a boy eventually led me to shooting 97% at 73 years young.
The Construction of the Erie Canal:A History Just for Kids
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,240. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Johnny was a hoggee. Do you know what a hoggee was? A hoggee was the person, often a young boy, who walked with the horses and mules that pulled boats and barges through the Erie Canal. You can see a picture of one at the beginning of this handbook. What do you think it would have been like to be a hoggee? Let’s catch up with Johnny as he walks with his family’s mules one summer night.
Bachelor Father
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,650. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
After proclaimed bachelor Brett Cahill loses his sister and her husband in a car accident, he knows he needs to take care of the Korean toddler they were in the process of adopting. But in order for Brett's application to be approved he needs to be a married man and kiss his bachelor days good-bye.
HVZA: Hudson Valley Zombie Apocalypse
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,700. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead
An infection spreads through New York's Hudson Valley, turning people into crazed killers. Can it be stopped? Follow the story from the first days of infection, to the last days of civilization, as told by Dr. Rebecca Truesdale, aka, "Becks." Becks is smart and tough, and while she searches for a cure in the lab, she has to fight for her life in the streets. This is the complete novel edition.
The Autobiography of Bill Norin
Price: Free! Words: 12,310. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The lifes and times of Bill Norin in text and pictures.
Look Up, Albany! A Walking Tour of Albany, New York
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Albany, New York from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
The Santa Shop
Price: Free! Words: 39,330. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2010 by Focus House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
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Skip Ralstat is a man so steeped in grief that life seems no longer possible. After the death of his wife and child, Skip blames himself. He has given up his friends, his job, and even his home. Now, homeless, he survives on the mean streets of Albany. He knows he can't go on, that life must end. But will it? Come join Skip on his most unusual road to redemption.