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The Crash of an Air France Super Constellation Dakar, Senegal August 29, 1960
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Flight 343 an Air France Super Constellation disappeared in a rainstorm near dawn on August 29, 1960. Flight controllers had tracked the plane from an airport in Dakar, Senegal until it mysteriously fell off their radar screens. My e-book looks at the history of the Super Constellation, its advantages, flaws and previous crashes. I have also offered several explanations for the crash that morning.
Operation GOTCHA: The Soviet Union's Top-Secret Plan to Launch a Surprise Cruise Missile Attack Against the United States
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,960. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Operation GOTCHA relates the story of a hypothesized top-secret plan by the Soviet Union to launch in 1998 a surprise cruise missile attack against the United States. The plan, devised supposedly by the legendary Admiral Sergei Gorshkov, details how Soviet submarines were positioned for the attack as well as the missiles' targets. Gorshkov muses in the story that the plan would succeed. Would it?
14 Fun Facts About the Hudson River: A 15-Minute Book
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Water (Oceans, Lakes, etc.), Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Exploration & Discovery
The Hudson River was once thought to be a northwest passage that joined to the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean. Instead, a canal system opened up the center of America to settlement. The Hudson has spectacular valleys and dangerous waters. Land shifts have changed the course of the river. Much of the natural beauty of the land is now under the ocean. Learn more in this fun 15-minute book.
Barracuda
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Water (Oceans, Lakes, etc.), Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Fishes
This e-book is an informative reference concerning barracuda behavior and the differences between Atlantic, Pacific, and other types of the game fish. I have researched various articles published about barracuda from different databases. It is an especially concise and useful resource for scuba divers and anglers. Barracuda are fierce and unpredictable. The text presents real life encounters.
Deadlight
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,040. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Inspired by a 1975 New York Times article about a town suffering from "solar deprivation," the story’s haunted narrator wonders if the 200-foot cliffs that serve as a backdrop for his tiny, waterfront town, depriving it of sunlight each day and seemingly holding its inhabitants under a spell of alcohol addiction and apathy, might also be to blame for his friend’s daring and final bet.
Black Annihilation
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,010. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
It is becoming irrefutable that as a race, we'll either take ourselves out through complacency, indifference, ignorance, and educational suicide or be taken out through violence, guns, incarceration, and preventable diseases.
Room 732
You set the price! Words: 97,850. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Room 732 takes place from 1934 to 2012 – all in the same room in the Hollywood Beach Hotel in South Florida with different people living the full gamut of life’s experiences and emotions. In a collection of human interest stories which reflect the various periods of the building’s history, themes of motherhood, love, loss, religion, women’s movement, and more are woven throughout the pages.
Elephant Seals: Mountains of Blubber
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
Elephant seals are huge animals that live part of their life on land. When I say they are huge, I mean huge. The male elephant seal can grow to be up to 16 feet (4.9 metres) long. They can weigh 6,600 pounds (3000 kilograms)! An average car weighs about 3,000 pounds (1360 kilograms). That means a male elephant seal can weigh more than two cars! That is big! Find out more about elephant seals!
Ocracoke Island
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Dysfunctional relationships, Nonfiction » Sex & Relationships  » Sex & culture
Georgia decides to take her boyfriend Bone on a sojourn to Ocracoke Island, North Carolina for a respite from the electric ladyland of sultry city life selling PCP, LSD, morphine and marijuana to radical bikers, stick-up men, prostitutes, gangsters and groupies that make up the social calendar of his day-to-day business. Bone is now burned out, dangerously losing touch with reality.
A Star to Sail By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,890. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Time travel
What is a woman to think when she finds a man washed up on the beach—and he claims to have fallen off a clipper ship nearly 150 years before? That’s the situation young widow Peggy Millwright finds herself in near her home at the New Jersey Shore. Will she unravel the mystery of this unexpected castaway—and will he help her mend her broken heart?