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Maarvik And The Purples Of Tristan V
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,520. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
MAARVIK AND THE PURPLES OF TRISTAN V is an alien coming of age story, set against the backdrop of global warming. An asteroid disintegrates in the atmosphere, releasing the seeds of life from another world. Six months later, a small purple entity descends from a tree on Whidbey Island and into our lives. Growing up can be a difficult process, especially if you come from another planet!
The Stripling
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,620. Language: American English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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12 year old Zack Sheridan’s family is brutally murdered in 1878 Montana by psychopathic brothers. Zack and his 5 year-old sister Annie embark on a desperate 700 mile escape through a rugged, beautiful, and dangerous land to find their uncle in Colorado. This is a trip of learning, vengence, loyalty, and discovery begun by a boy and completed by a man. His mother’s locket holds a cryptic poem.
1906 - A Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,360. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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Set during the great San Francisco earthquake and fire, this page-turning historical novel reveals recently uncovered facts that forever change our understanding of what really happened. Narrated by a feisty young reporter, Annalisa Passarelli, the novel paints a vivid picture of the Post-Victorian city.
With This Ring (five horror stories)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,430. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A collection of five horror stories: “With This Ring” – A cursed engagement rings wreaks havoc on a new marriage. “Change of Heart” – A zombie fights the decay of his marriage. “Losing Dan” – A woman bares her heart to the wrong stranger. “Her Distressed Property” – Home is not where the heart is. “Flood of Darkness” – An underwater train disaster gives a man a horrifying choice.
Tremors - Travel Adventures in Post Earthquake Japan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,680. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: 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-
Broken Ground: An Explosive Account Of The Haiti Earthquake
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 99,350. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
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.
Moving Beyond Duck, Cover and Hold On: Emergency Preparedness Guidebook for School Volunteers, Parents and PTAs
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,970. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Safety and first aid
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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.
Romance in the Rain (Six Seattle Novellas)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 122,630. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
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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.
Fiora Quinn
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012 by Eye of the Eagle. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
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.
The Haiti Experiment
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,360. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: 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.