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Even The Grass Bleeds
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Price: Free! Words: 26,590. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
On July 16, 1990, the most devastating earthquake in Philippine history takes place. Daniel, an engineering student is trapped beneath the rubble of the Hyatt Terraces Hotel. Rose, his girlfriend, is an OFW in Hong Kong. She awaits news of his situation.
Fast Friends (Iris Thorne Mysteries Book 3)
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Series: Iris Thorne Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,940. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Sexy, surefooted investment counselor Iris Thorne never looks back to her blue-collar roots in East L.A. but the suicide of the mother of her childhood friend, Paula, hits harder than the latest L.A. quake. Paula's dad asks Iris to locate the wayward Paula. Returning to the old neighborhood dredges up old memories that may solve an almost perfect murder or bring Iris down in an act of vengeance.
Northstar
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,760. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
In NORTHSTAR, the fate of Northstar Dam is threatened by environmentalists; the fate of fiery Shannon Caine is threatened by corrupt politician Adam Van Tress. Engineer Thomas Martel gets embroiled in this mayhem while a crusty old geologist tries to stop his world from coming down around him. Set in Truckee in the Sierra Nevada, NORTHSTAR is a bumpy ride in the black '65 Mustang of Shannon Cain.
The Haiti Experiment
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,360. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Hugh Locke gives a riveting firsthand account of humanitarian work in Haiti with hip-hop musician Wyclef Jean, both before and after the earthquake. The author takes us behind the scenes to see how foreign aid is not working there, and he outlines a new approach that can help Haiti rebuild while setting a new course for other developing countries to take charge of their own destiny.
Devil in the Detail
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Series: Beasts Within. Price: Free! Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Devil in the Detail - story #8 in Clive Gilson's Beasts Within series. There is always an accounting to be done - but equally, there is always a balancing of the equation...where there is the dry dust of ledgers then so must there be the magnificence of chaos...
Fiora Quinn
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012 by Eye of the Eagle. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
From the eternal sea she rose – a tattered, lifeless husk – with but one solitary purpose: to take the soul of the one who condemned her.
Romance in the Rain (Six Seattle Novellas)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 122,630. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
From the pioneer days of Seattle through the smoke-filled clouds of WWII and into the present, Romance in The Rain takes readers on a journey with four generations of the strong-willed and passionate Caldwell family. The anthology of six novellas is a collaboration of the Seattle-based Rainy Day Writers group.
Moving Beyond Duck, Cover and Hold On: Emergency Preparedness Guidebook for School Volunteers, Parents and PTAs
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,970. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
The natural and man-made disasters that threaten schools today require a high level of preparedness. Moving Beyond Duck Cover and Hold On jump-starts the organization of parent-led projects that support school emergency preparedness activities. This guidebook highlights ways administrators and parent volunteers can work together to boost school resilience and confidence in the response capability.
Broken Ground: An Explosive Account Of The Haiti Earthquake
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 99,350. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Broken Ground is a gripping new novel that takes the reader on an extraordinary journey into the heart of an impoverished nation. Told through the words of first time writer Patrick Doyle, the young Irishman delivers a personal, honest and sometimes harrowing testament on his experiences of life in Haiti.
Tremors - Travel Adventures in Post Earthquake Japan
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,680. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The day before Paul Broadhead was due to travel to Japan for the first time, an earthquake and tsunami rocked the North East coast of the country, killing thousands and leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. Undeterred, he flew out for a three week trip through a country coming to terms with devastating loss. Tremors is a personal account - sometimes funny, occasionally sad, but always eye-