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Bentley's Revenge
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 84,050. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2017 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
It's Halloween night in California, Colombia. While most people are enjoying the festivities, Don Ortiz Ramone murders an entire family in cold blood. Bentley Junior was spared of the carnage, but was a few miles away when the crime occurred. Bentley's Revenge is a high-octane thrill ride through the underworld of drug cartels with an ending that is sure to leave readers breathless.
White Powder Fences
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,390. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
A story about an immigrant girl's life journey, entailing the progression of complex relationships as she shares emotionally filled anecdotes, allowing the reader into the immigrant experience in the U.S. She dives into details of her relationship with a neighborhood boy and shares events which change her family and her belief system. This tale contains cultural diversity, politics and history.
An American Novel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,730. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Business, Fiction » Literary collections » European / French
The publication of a series of articles about the life settlement market (the purchase of life insurance policies by vulture investors) wreaks havoc in the small Florida community from which most examples are drawn. Thoroughly documented, fast-paced, funny, An American Novel subtly illustrates the complexities of modern capitalism.
One October Day
Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Biographical
On an October day in 2014, in near-uptown Charlotte, a wandering middle-age man accosts the author (Agent 33) at a crosswalk, seeking directions to Interstate 77. The vagabond, who has a very odd way of speaking, is on his way to Florida, a state which he is very excited to visit for the first time. Based on a real-life experience. Approximately 1600 words. Mr. Malloy: [ ] present [x] absent
Under the Sign of the Waterbearer: A Life of Thomas Merton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,860. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2015 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Plays » American / African American
The author of this play, James Thomas Baker, knew Thomas Merton and wrote the original version of the play soon after Merton's death. This completely revised and rewritten version, done as an expression of love and admiration in 2015, is to commemorate his hundred birthday.
Flights of Discovery - 50 Years at the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center (DFRC) - X-Planes, X-15, Lifting Bodies, Jet-Powered Research, Winglets, X-29, Fly-by-Wire, Lunar Landing LLRV, Space Shuttle
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 89,090. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an excellent history of NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center.
The Spoken Word III: Recollections of Dryden's History - The Space Shuttle Years - Oral Histories from Major NASA Figures including Gordon Fullerton, Joseph Engle, Kenneth Szalai
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 105,750. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is the third in a series of oral histories about NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center.
The Space Shuttle Decision: NASA's Search for a Reusable Space Vehicle - Excellent Account of the Political and Engineering Challenges, Space Station Concepts, Mars, Air Force Role, Nixon and Budget
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 184,450. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA report presents a fascinating history of the decision to proceed with the Space Shuttle program.
Reclamation: Managing Water in the West - The Bureau of Reclamation: From Developing to Managing Water, 1945-2000, Volume 2 - Part 2: Hells Canyon, Columbia, Utah, Arizona, Fish versus Dams
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,250. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Flood Control
During the second half of the twentieth century the Bureau of Reclamation underwent transitions reflected in this volume: From Developing to Managing Water, 1945-2000.
NASA's Space Shuttle Program: Shortfalls Assessment and STS Life Cycle Cost Reports - Shuttle Lessons Learned, Official Evaluation of Problems with Actual Spacecraft Compared to Plans and Targets
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,440. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Two little-noticed NASA reports provide a unique historical appraisal of the problems and shortfalls of the Space Shuttle program.