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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 16,470. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of the Roy family of Cap Chat, a small village on the shores of the St. Laurence River in rural Quebec. In 1832 Louis Roy organizes the rescue of over 300 British soldiers from a ship wreck. He is rewarded by Queen Victoria herself but later his son is cursed by the parish priest. A series of tragic stories seems to follow the family. What can we learn from these stories?
Global Warming, Let`s Think
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
Global Warming, Let`s Think, is a book about our Earth. This book provide you a vision to think about your Nature. Must read once and do work for your Earth.
Climate Change and Human Rights: The 2015 Paris Conference and the Task of Protecting People on a Warming Planet
Series: Global Policy e-books. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,290. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Can framing climate change as a “human rights issue” be expected to strengthen the political resonance of the problem and spur immediate and significant action? Can it open fertile legal avenues for its management? And is it the correct way of framing the problem?These are the questions addressed by contributors to Global Policy’s e-book entitled “Climate Change and Human Rights'.
The Reckoning
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,350. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2015 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The end of the world is real. These five exciting tales explore the aspects and challenges humanity will face when the world explodes and survival seems doubtful. Tales of high stakes, deadly encounters, the Earth devastated by aliens, natural disasters far beyond our control, and self inflicted wounds humanity may never recover from.
Surviving Traumatic Grief Volume 1, When Loved Ones Die in a Disaster
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement, Nonfiction » Psychology » General
This book is a practical guide to helping people bereaved in traumatic circumstances and is based on interviews with people bereaved in the devastating 2009 bushfires in Victoria, along with input from experienced grief counsellors. It is suitable for health professionals and people affected by traumatic grief.
The Revivalist
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,720. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Forty years ago, a military experiment in nanotechnology ran amok, wiping out most of North America and rendering it an uninhabitable plain of silvery goo. Against all odds, the town of Wellington, Nevada, has held off the threat, and survived. But when a wagon train appears on the horizon, somehow crossing the silver tide without harm, all that will change.
Innovation and Learning in a Changing Asia: Highlights of the Evaluation Learning Event
Price: Free! Words: 7,870. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
This ebook documents a September 2014 learning event hosted by Independent Evaluation at the Asian Development Bank (ADB), which brought together thought leaders from different parts of the world to explore the vital links involving innovation, learning, and change in the context of development challenges facing Asia and the Pacific—inequality and environmental sustainability.
SOJOURNER, A journey past the end
Series: Fellowship of the Mystery trilogy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 144,350. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014 by Wild Flower Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Christian » Futuristic
SOJOURNER examines the question: What if all the popular predictions about the fate of the world are wrong? A "must read" for those who enjoy adventure, high stakes, and intelligent fiction. The intrigue of SOJOURNER is found first in its captivating characters, and then in an unfolding epic of unbalanced power, destruction, and victory. SOJOURNER is Book 2 in the Fellowship of the Mystery trilogy
Dust in the Wind: Real FEMA Disaster Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,400. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » History » American
Second Edition. Forget the hype of news reports and what media showed you during history-making disasters: Hurricanes Hugo, Andrew and Iniki to the Northridge Earthquake plus more. Follow Robert Winter, a 25-year FEMA inspector, at ground level as he encounters the true story, the grit, triumphs and tragedies of how these disasters played out in people's lives around the world on a daily basis.
Up to Our Asses in Alligators
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Life in Flying Fish is just plain odd, but the locals make the best of their semi-annual disasters. This collection includes one short story (2118 words) and a longer preview of a novel.