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The Real Widow Maker
By K. D. Taylor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,260. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
The Real Widow Maker is a composition of short stories highlighting some of America’s worst mining tragedies, including disasters at Sago, Crandall Canyon, and Upper Big Branch. The book tells of the coalminer’s struggle to achieve safer mines, and recounts how a band of Rednecks started the largest labor uprising in U.S history. It's a saga filled with tragedy, but filled with heroics too.
Natural Order
By Michael Jasper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,620. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2011. Category: Fiction
They picked me up outside Wilmington, North Carolina, just before the rain began, but not before the gale-force winds blew the cigarette out of my mouth. In the dark, I touched the fresh pack of Camels in my coat pocket with relief, feeling more tired than usual. But as long as I had my smokes and my ride, the wind and the rain didn’t bother me. That was just my nature. In a matter of speaking.
Oregon's Greatest Natural Disasters
By William Sullivan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,560. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Giant earthquakes and tsunamis devastate western Oregon every 300 to 600 years. The last one hit in 1700, so we're due anytime. This informative, entertaining book tells the stories of Oregon's past floods, fires, and eruptions. Then it investigates the cycles behind our natural disasters and takes a look at what may happen when the next "Big One" strikes.
Olivia's Mine
By Janine McCaw
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,360. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Category: Fiction
It’s 1915, and newlywed Olivia Fitzgerald is leaving her affluent Seattle family to join her husband Frank in Canada, at the isolated mining community of Britannia Beach. Before she even has a chance to settle in, many of the people she meets are killed in a horrific natural disaster, triggering the first of a series of events about to befall the young Olivia, and the tightly knit community.
A Most Helpful Text
By Michael Angel
Price: Free! Words: 16,790. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011 by Banty Hen Publishing. Category: Fiction
Journalist Madeline Ferrero's ability to spot patterns in online text leads her on a chase: to find the ‘Helpful Gremlin’ who’s been predicting disasters in the Chicago area without fail for over a decade. The hunt takes an unexpected twist when she starts getting texts from the mysterious Gremlin. But are they thinly veiled threats from someone with the talent to predict the future?
Rising Above the Wave
By L.E. Muesch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,540. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
As L. E. Muesch bear-hugged his wife, Helen, vowing to never let go, the surge of the tsunami engulfed them and their lives would never be the same. In Rising Above the Wave, Muesch not only takes readers through how they were able to survive such a horrendous event on Phi Phi Don Island, but, maybe even more importantly, shares how that moment in time has consumed him in many different ways.
Inferno (#2 Destroyers Series)
By Holly Hook
Series: Destroyers, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,380. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Category: Fiction
Ever since becoming leader of the human hurricanes called Tempests, 16-year-old Janelle is overdue for a vacation. But the trip to Hawaii quickly presents its own problems when she meets Kenna, a local sophomore who makes the volcano start rumbling when she's nearby. So when Kenna gets kidnapped, Janelle has to find her before catastrophes can start. Is Janelle up to the task?
Let Nothing You Dismay
By Linda Swift
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,720. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction
Kala's job as tour guide isn't enough to cope with the debts left by her late husband, but she manages until she has car trouble. To save on future repairs, she takes an auto-care class. Rex is a part-time instructor whose broken heart needs repairing, too. Despite numerous disasters, she creates a holiday rich in the true spirit of Christmas. Will Kala and Rex discover the greatest gift of all?
Perdition
By Lee Emory
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,500. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Category: Fiction
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In the Presence of Gods
By Vincent A. Alascia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,830. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011. Category: Fiction
Will Theron and Ariadne have to sacrifice their love to save the Gods of Atlantis from oblivion? 12,000 years ago Zeus decided to spare the island of Atlantis, allowing the culture of Ancient Greece to flourish. Flush with their superiority, the people of Atlantis regard the Gods as myth and story. Zeus now realizes that he was in error and the eight million residents of Atlantis must die.