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Titanic Struggle - A Selection of Victims
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,410. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This concise and extensively researched document contains biographical tributes to thirty prominent victims of the Titanic disaster, with some of the most detailed eyewitness accounts. The tributes include Captain Smith, Lookout Fleet and Bandmaster Hartley.
The Bridge: A short story
Price: Free! Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
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A broken down truck blocking a bridge over the river in rural Holland leads to an unexpected encounter between a Dutch woman and an English holiday maker. Could this middle-aged, bearded man really be the young soldier she had fallen in love with when he dropped from the skies to capture the very same bridge 30 years ago?
Hal Spacejock 5: Baker's Dough
Series: Hal Spacejock, Book 5 · Hal Spacejock Universe. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,840. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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Robots have a tough life in Hal Spacejock's universe: as second-class citizens they have no rights, and most are overworked, mistreated, and recycled at the drop of a hat. When Kim Baker, a wealthy industrialist, leaves his vast fortune to an elderly robot, it's front page news. Unfortunately, the robot hasn't been seen for decades ...
The Duchess, a short story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,970. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A short story about loss, romance and an inappropriate love, set in the post-Victorian England.
Skinhead Away
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 23,370. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Urban
They wanted a romantic weekend by the sea ... They weren't looking for a fight ... But you have to defend yourself ... Right?
Dogger, Forties, German Bight
Series: The Cuckoo Club Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Shipping Forecast - use it to set your receiver and your barometer readings, then settle down after the National Anthem and listen as a storm sweeps in across the North Sea towards England. A Cuckoo Club short story.
Murder deLight (Gershwin & Penrose # 1)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,510. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Please note that this book was first published under the title "The Cosy Knave". A humorous mystery set in Yorkshire. The vicious attacks begin when the prodigal son of Knavesborough returns to the sleepy village after forty years in Argentina. No wonder that spiteful Mrs Walnut-Whip is killed, but when the violence escalates, Constable Penrose needs help and calls in his fiancée Rhapsody.
Last Plane out of Paris: Collectors Edition
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,200. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » War, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
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Blending fact and fiction, this tale of adventure is set in 1940, just after the Germans invade France. It follows two British officers who parachute into the country in an attempt to rescue a French aircraft designer, a man whose designs could decide the fate of the upcoming war.
Pen Pals
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 24,750. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Holiday » Family
PEN PALS is novel that tells the story of two women – Bernie from Newark, New Jersey and Mags from Sheffield, England – through the letters they wrote to each other as pen pals from 1955 to the present. It was inspired by my mother's real-life relationship with her pen pal that lasted for over 50 years.
Planet Explorers London: A Travel Guide for Kids
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Travel
You’ll love this fun and informative guide to one of the world’s great cities. Consult this interactive London guidebook—written just for kids—for fun facts, information, and tips about getting the most out of your visit.