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Disaster Strikes: Just-In-Time Training
By Peter Yellowlees
Price: Free! Words: 14,400. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
First responders, mental health professionals, and primary care providers need quick, low-cost or no-cost training to provide aid at disasters. This e-book provdes just that. Chapters cover federal funding, basic clinical principles, mental health topics specific to disasters, risk management, coping skills and more. Individuals can view as many or as few chapters as they need.
1871: A Novel of the Great Chicago Fire
By Peter J. Spalding
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,690. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2010. Category: Fiction
Simon Caldwell has always wanted adventure in his life. He is bursting with restlessness and ambition, and he has come to Chicago to make a name for himself. But he is so caught up in his own life that he doesn't realize he's in imminent danger. Then, on a hot and windy night, fire breaks out in the barn of Catherine O'Leary. And for Simon, nothing will ever be the same.
Everything In Its Path
By Steve Alcorn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,670. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010. Category: Fiction
The true story of the St. Francis Dam disaster, told by Kate Thompson, junior archaeologist. Intertwined with Kate’s story is that of the village she's unearthing, and Singing Bird, a girl who foresees disaster. When Kate discovers the dam above them is leaking, the two girls’ fates become intertwined across the centuries as they struggle to save their loved ones from Everything In Its Path.
Something Wicked This Way Comes...
By Cuger Brant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,840. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2010. Category: Fiction
These are a set of ‘WHAT IF?’ stories. I have written them to stretch your imagination and your awareness. I hope they give you pleasure, food for thought and change your perception about you, your world, and your safe little place in it. I hope to get your inquisitive mind working and in doing do, stopping that inquisitive mind dismissing a concept, an idea, and putting down an unread book.
Regolith
By Brent Reilly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,030. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2010. Category: Fiction
When Spacewatch Director Henry Jackson suspects the largest asteroid in 65 million years will strike America in 2012, he must save a skeptical public from mile-high tsunamis, pressure blasts, sterilizing heat, record earthquakes, and a trillion tons of falling molten rock called regolith. Then he loses his escape plane, stranding his family near Ground Zero, where they must improvise to survive.
Paolo Bacigalupi (ology)
By Blue Tyson
Price: Free! Words: 98,220. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
This book is about the work of science fiction writer Paolo Bacigalupi, and is a companion to the Paolo Bacigalupi (ology) website http://paolobacigalupi.blogspot.com and collects the content found at the site. The various entries and elements can also be browsed there. He works often in the near future dystopia subgenre, with the major work being a series of stories set in post-oil Thailand.
Between Showers
By Dean Wesley Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction
All he wanted to do was wash his green Rambler Classic, but the volcano blew and started dumping ash everywhere. And just wouldn’t stop. An end-of-the-world story for one man who just really wanted it to rain by bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith.
Firestorm
By Darren G. Burton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2010. Category: Fiction
As a forest fire rages around them, a young couple stay behind in an attempt to save their house. They soon realize they are fighting a losing battle and decide to flee. But the fire has them surrounded and won't let them out of its deadly trap.
Things We Deal With
By Jason Cuevas
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 250. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Three poems that depict the inner and outer struggles that people deal with in everyday life.
The Gift of the Dragons
By Stephen D. Sullivan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,340. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2010. Category: Fiction
When disaster strikes, morality is often the first casualty. "The Gift of the Dragons" blends action and adventure when a tsunami overtakes the Blue Kingdoms. The formidable wiles and strength of the Starcutter's crew may not be enough to see them through, this time. A disaster on this scale demands sacrifice! The story features Captain Ali and the saucy Coralshell Sisters from "Sisters in Arms."