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The Wall
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,640. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
October, 1969. High school senior Pete Ebbons awakens with amnesia and discovers that everyone in Portsmouth, Ohio has vanished. He soon finds out that the town is surrounded by a towering wall and he’s trapped inside. His lifeline is Meredith, the only person he can contact by radio. With her help, Pete attempts to escape and regain his memory. But will she be his savior or his total undoing?
Murder and Plague
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,500. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
As Spanish Flu and the end of WW1 comes to Columbus, Ohio, Vera Murray searches for the killer of a young mother.
Friedrich Schiller ~ Selected Poems
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » European poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
A selection of poems by the great German poet, playwright, historian and philosopher, in English translation. The selected poems include themes taken from Greek mythology, reflections on art and artists, and the paradox of mortality,
Mount Vernon Avenue: A Historical Place in Columbus Ohio
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Mount Vernon Avenue is a book about a historical area in Columbus, Ohio called Mount Vernon Avenue. This book details the personal accounts of individuals who had the opportunity to visit the area and what they recall from their many visits there. These individuals range from the ages of 30 to 99 years of age. The information they divulge includes music, The Cameo, parades, and more
The New Man and the New World
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,010. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
The Emergence of the idea of a new world The collective discoveries of Christopher Columbus, Amerigo Vespucci, John and Sebastian Cabot, and Giovanni da Verrazzano constitute a distinct Italian Era of Discovery which laid the groundwork for all other voyages which followed. The Italian discoverers deserve a place alongside the well-known Humanists in the history of the Renaissance.
The Forgotten Princess
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
1498, The Island of Hispaniola. After escaping persecution by her new rulers in medieval Spain, Abda needs to survive another day in her new land. She must forget her old life as the Emir's daughter in the Alhambra Palace and remember who she has decided to become before anyone discovers her secret.
Before 1492, the Portuguese Discovery of America
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,880. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
BEFORE 1492 presents a compelling argument that decades before Columbus set sail from Spain, Portuguese mariners discovered Brazil while searching for a sea route to India. The evidence for this theory is a map now on permanent display at the Library of Congress. Baffling features of the map - called the Waldseemüller map - can only be explained by Portuguese discovery of America prior to 1492.
The Flying Canoes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,480. Language: American English. Published: February 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
"The Flying Canoes" is a work of fiction based to some extent on historical facts. It is a tale of Christopher Columbus' arrival at his first landfall in 1492. The story, related by an Arawak boy, presents the native Arawak perspective of the arrival of Christopher Columbus and his three ships at the Bahamian island of Guanahani in 1492.
American History (According to Roaches): How Roaches Helped Columbus Find a New World
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the story of Columbus from a roach's point of view. These pesky little insects believe they are the ones who helped Columbus discover America and that without their help he could not have done it! This volume gives a good summary of this historic venture even for skeptics who don't believe roaches had anything to do with it. This is the first of fifty books in the 'Roach History' series
The Strongbox
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,630. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Historical » General
Desperate, at times surreal, The Strongbox reflects life in the Dominican Republic during the Trujillo regime. Terrified, Papito dares plague and starvation in an abandoned village to escape. Many follow, living simple lives unnoticed by the regime until they are duped by one of their own. The Strongbox is laced together by the events of one day that changes their fate.