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Distant Cousin
By Al Past
Series: Distant Cousin, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 145,290. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2009. Category: Fiction
(Volume 1) Who would believe a girl warning of disaster who said she was human but from another planet? OK, she speaks an unknown Indo-European language, but even so.... It's been called an adventure, a romance, a "West Texas Chicano action story," and even science fiction. Try the sample to see why so many have become avid fans of our Distant Cousin.
Distant Cousin: Repatriation
By Al Past
Series: Distant Cousin, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,400. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2009. Category: Fiction
In volume 2 of the Distant Cousin series, Ana Darcy learns more about Earth, her new home: money is king, and no good deed goes unpunished. Forced to choose between death and returning to her native planet, what will become of her husband and her adorable twins? Try the free sample to taste the engaging flavor of this light-hearted thriller.
Distant Cousin: Reincarnation
By Al Past
Series: Distant Cousin, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,200. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2009. Category: Fiction
In volume 3 of the Distant Cousin series, Ana Darcy, an ordinary New Mexican housewife, has secrets even her family doesn't know. One is that her countrymen have accidentally given terrorists a deadly weapon they are about to use. As she risks her life to prevent a massacre, the FBI, the CIA, the Mafia, & even the Russian Mafia learn one more of her secrets: she is no ordinary housewife!
Gold Panning and other stories
By Ned Tarrington
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2009. Category: Fiction
This collection of five short stories combines both adventure and education suitable for reading with children. Includes “Agate Logs” (a visit to the Petrified Forest), “Gold Panning” (hunting for gold), “It’s a Big Place” (astronomy outing), “Sky Castles” (contemplation of the sky and clouds), and “The Glacier” (understanding the environment).
The Kerry Chronicles - Book One - THE RESPONSE
By Gary Naiman
Series: The Kerry Chronicles, 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,330. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction
The Response launches us into a terrifying biblical prophecy. Set in 2015, it introduces Devin Kerry, a brilliant entomologist who is confronted with an unexplained global uprising of ten thousand trillion enraged ants, bees, and wasps. Swarms devastate cities we are powerless to stop them. Devin discovers the attacks were triggered 30 years ago, thus begins humanity’s greatest battle.
Voyager: Exploring the Outer Planets
By Joan Marie Verba
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 9,820. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2009 by FTL Publications. Category: Nonfiction
In 1977, NASA launched the space probes Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 to explore Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. This book tells of what was known about those planets and their moons before the Voyager missions, as well as what Voyager discovered about those planets and their moons. This book is written for the middle-grade reader, and can be enjoyed by readers age 12 and up.
WORDS FIRST: Mastering Unit Conversion
By Richard Ignace
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
Unit conversions refer to the sometimes annoying, occasionally tricky, but ultimately necessary process of attaching proper words with proper numbers to get right solutions in science and engineering tasks. For students taking courses in science, getting these right translates to points and grades. This short "how to" manual leads readers through the process of doing unit conversions correctly.
The Sidewalk Solar System
By Richard Ignace
Price: Free! Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
For elementary and middle school level children, this is an activity for making a model of the solar system that is to scale using only chalk and a long stretch of sidewalk. It is fun for the entire class, helps children think in terms of models, and helps them learn about the planets.
True Earth: The Short History of Our Planet Part 1
By Bruce Hendler
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 133,080. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
A Tour Guide with a Bad Attitude made somewhat bearable by a sense of humor - the Author leads you on a journey through our Home in The Universe. Somehow he wanders off into all kinds of diversions: UFOs and Fairies; Dragons, Monsters and Vampires; various plots and conspiracies; some history you never knew. Earth Science made Fun for anyone curious about the real story of our planet.
Inbound to Earth
By Wayne Lutz
Series: Science Fiction for Astronomers. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,770. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Category: Fiction
Tannon Bessimer is an amateur astronomer who has discovered an object that is inbound to our solar system. And it’s getting the world's attention. The final destination is unknown, but if earth is the UFO's target, communication is the key. But the object is silent – until Tannon becomes the unexpected contact.