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Cornwallis: The Violent Birth of Halifax
By Jon Tattrie
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 78,710. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
From the Battle of Culloden, to the Pacification of the Highlands, to the founding of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Edward Cornwallis's life criss-crossed European and North American history. This first biography of the 18th century British military leader provides a panoramic look at his legacy and the price paid by those he deemed his enemies.
Codename Omega: Omega Rising
By Jessica Meats
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 31,740. Language: British English. Published: May 9, 2013. Category: Fiction
Jenny Harding has no money, no qualifications and no career history. A job working security for a big tech firm seems too good to be true. Maybe it is. She is tasked with hunting down a group of thieves who have been stealing sensitive technology. Caught up in a battle involving alien forces, Jenny has an important question to answer: is she on the right side?
Racing With The Rain
By Ken Puddicombe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 130,160. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Fiction
Can one outrun the rain? Guyanese born Carl Dias receives news of his father augusto dying in Guyana. Back in Guiana, Carl belonged to the leftwing ruling party. His father, a businessman was in the Conservative party. Returning will reignite memories of the collapse of the political and social fabric of the colony, stoked by the Kennedy administration pressuring the Brits to oust the government.
Buying Recreational Real Estate in British Columbia
By Ronald Svisdahl Your Gotoguy in BC
Price: Free! Words: 2,410. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Do you dream of vacations at “the cabin”, fishing or kayaking on the ocean, owning your own B&B or resort or maybe a remote wilderness getaway? It is becoming more and more common for people to want to own their own Recreational Real Estate in British Columbia. “Buying Recreational Real Estate in BC” is a guide which includes everything you will need to be aware of when buying in BC.
Tides Inn - A British Pub Mystery Novelette
By Bill Wilke
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,880. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Category: Fiction
A baffling mystery. A unique British pub. Isolated on the end of a rocky peninsula. Cut off by high tide. Eight people trapped in the pub. One person murdered. Seven people with motives. Zero people with opportunity. Who did it? How did they do it? A charming, classical, old-fashioned "whodunit" that will delight Agatha Christie enthusiasts everywhere.
Delilah Dusticle
By A.J. York
Series: The Delilah Dusticle Adventures, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,780. Language: British English. Published: June 2, 2013. Category: Fiction
Short Story. Delilah Dusticle has special powers, she can completely eradicate dust. With her quiver pouch of special dusters Delilah can run up walls and reaches places others just can’t. Until one day a broken heart leads to her powers taking an expected turn. This is a touching and charming tale about the magic of friendship and self-discovery. Third edition, re-edited December 2013.
Angela (The Love in a Hopeless Place Collection)
By Emma Calin
Price: Free! Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction
A very short story. A mystery tale of a late night taxi ride where the final passenger may not be all that she seems. The fourth story in the 'Love in a Hopeless Place Collection'.
Angus McMungus and his Incredible Tea Cosy Plan
By Becky Overy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,300. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Category: Fiction
Angus McMungus is born with extraordinarily large hair to loving parents in the small village of Crumbly Bottom. So how does he end up living in a teapot with an old lady? And how does he then end up living with a squirrel in the woods? Savvy squirrels, a grumpy beaver, dancing twigs, tea squirting pistols and magical plant juices all combine in this humorous and original adventure.
The Ballad of Clyde
By Reed Bosgoed
Price: Free! Words: 9,660. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Category: Fiction
Clyde Simmons is one of Britain's most devoted, vocal, and well educated environmental activists. Just ask him and he'll be more than happy to tell you. Goaded into a position where it's time to put up or shut up, Clyde finds himself at an impasse. His friends have a scheme and they need one more pair of hands. Will Clyde prove his mettle, or prove he's a poseur?
The Affects of Colonialism in Africa
By Matthew Croyle
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
The Affects of Colonialism in Africa analyzes the invasion of the colonists into Africa during the 19th and 20th Centuries. Some of the most difficult times for Africa were during the establishment of colonialism in their countries. Colonials from Europe invaded countries in Africa with no regard for the well being or culture of the inhabited countries.