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British Movie Entertainments on VHS and DVD
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,400. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
British DVD suppliers have now released around 700 classic films. This book details some of Britain’s best. Over 400 movies in all are described in either minute detail or in summary form. And the quality (or lack of same) in the DVD transfer is fearlessly indicated. The author's emphasis is on movies made before 1970, especially those featuring popular stars as Stewart Granger, James Mason.
Lucky In Cyprus: A True Story ABout A Boy, A Teacher, An Earthquake, Some Terrorists And The CIA
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 167,010. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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Lucky In Cyprus is a coming-of-age story set in the Middle East during the height of the Cold War. An American teenager – son of a CIA operative – is inspired by grand events and a Greek Cypriot teacher. He witnesses earthquakes and riots and terrorist attacks, but in the end it is his teacher’s gentle lessons that keep him whole.
The Three Great Ships of Isambard Kingdom Brunel
Series: Age of Engineering, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ship building industry, Nonfiction » History » European
During his career, Isambard Kingdom Brunel built three ships. Each was the largest vessel of their time when launched, and each represented a technological leap forward in ship design. These pieces were originally written for learning packs about historic engineering, and designed as a summary and introduction to the ships. Download the ebook free here.
Of Staves and Sigmas
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 269,020. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Adventure » General
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OF STAVES AND SIGMAS is a transworld fantasy that follows psychiatric patient James Wagner's mystical break from contemporary earth to a violent, mediaevalesque Ergos, where through unremitting ordeal he is forced to consider that his lifelong madness was less a psychological sickness than a visional prelude to the astonishingly palpable reality that has suddenly supplanted his earthly existence.
Ghost of the Fox
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2010 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
(Age Level – 8-11) – What an exciting way to be introduced to George Washington. This story is about the great victory attained by the brave men of the American Continental Army at the “Battle of Trenton.” The first part is historical nonfiction, continuing into the second half of the story in fiction-occurring more than 200 years later. This This is a must read for children of all ages.
Project Renaissance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,860. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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What’s a modern-day Renaissance girl to do? That’s exactly what Emma Thomas is about to find out. Moving three thousand miles to Manhattan to discover her destiny hasn’t turned out quite like she planned. She’s just lost her job, her roommate’s impossibly perfect, and she’s still plain old Emma—until she stumbles on a little advice from the Renaissance, that is.
The Planet Dweller
Series: Planet Dweller, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 46,990. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2010 by Dodo Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Diana hears the voice of Moosevan, an entity who inhabits a distant planet, in her head. Her world is threatened and she wants Diana’s help. Yuri believes her, though he's usually drunk in charge of a ten inch reflector and has a bizarre theory about the movement of the asteroids. Then two cosmic intelligences decide to help. They may understand the Universe, but mere mortals are beyond them.
Blazing Bodices
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,620. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Hardcore adventurer Sir Algernon Hogshead takes down badass steampunks in Victorian London. But the case of a lifetime might just ruin his winning streak and his life. When his wife starts keeping mysterious secrets and bad company, Sir Hogshead craves a peek behind the velvet curtain. But he can't possibly break through the world of women...or can he?
The End of the World
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,940. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Romance » Regency
When a stranger arrives in Cornwall while the war rages on the Peninsula, is he the answer to one's prayers, or a nightmare wearing the disguise of a gentleman? Can working for Sir Lawrence, the father of two young women on the cusp of their first season to far away London, be what Samuel needs to help him resolve the reasons for his running away from his obligations in the east of the country?
Night Vision
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,120. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
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Afghanistan - present day. Soldiers Taylor, Briggs and Maluski of the 10th Mountain division have a tough job to do. A mission. When a sandstorm suddenly strikes out of nowhere, everything changes, including the world they live in. A new paranormal thriller by Rye Dano author of The Backup.