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Aftershock
Series: The Cartographer Universe, Book 7 · The American Geological Society, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,390. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013 by Twisted Root Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
In the gripping sequel to Afterburn, a massive quake threatens America’s heartland just as Homeland Security arrests the only people who can protect the country—the Gifted agents of the American Geological Survey. Only Vallon Drake can battle the unseen forces that will devastate America, but stopping the culprits means first she must face the demons of her past and admit her own transgressions.
Finding Home
Series: Time in Yellowstone, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,380. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Time travel
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James McManis knows about being left behind. After his wife died, he clung to his son as hard as he could. But the harder he holds on, the more Chuck fights. Until one day the boy slips away and vanishes utterly. When James discovers what really happened it turns his whole world upside down. He needs to find out. But what if the knowledge he gains proves everything he thought real a lie?
Where Weather Comes From
Series: Book of Legends, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Legend of the G.W.C. is the third installment of the Book of Legends series. This time around we have the story of six giants, who—a very, very long time ago—were in control of the weather. Read on to find out how George, Xiu, Jorge, Reese, Baxter, and Gertrude were once the creators of all things weather-related...until they got on each other’s nerves.
There is Nothing New Under the Sun
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,910. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Prophecy
The growing threats of nuclear war now escalating amongst the nations prompted me to write about an ancient history hidden in the Holy Scripture for thousands of years. This history reveals the reason for Yahweh establishing a plan to save the universe and all creation from destruction. This work will reveal the history of both the heavens and the earth.
Natural Disasters: Understanding Weather Just for Kids!
Series: Understanding Weather Just for Kids, Book 4. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,460. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Disasters
This book is a collection of five of KidCaps best selling natural disaster books. It covers Hurricanes, Earthquakes, Volcanoes, Tornadoes, and Tsunamis. Each book may also be purchased individually. KidCaps is an imprint of BookCaps; each month we are adding more history books (just for kids!) to our library. Stop by our website to learn more.
Shaken
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,500. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
“The Net” meets “Conspiracy Theory” with Earthquakes. Emma J for Joy Pearce is in downtown San Francisco when the dreaded next Big Quake devastates the city. She saves a man from the rubble, and sparks fly between them. But Jason Gibb is not the charming man he pretends to be. Emma discovers dark secrets behind the disaster and must fight for her life.
Making Infrastructure Disaster-Resilient
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / General
This paper offers lessons for making infrastructure disaster-resilient based mainly on the experience of countries in Asia and the Pacific. It also shares practices associated with the multifaceted dimensions of resilience by drawing on publications from international organizations.
Water Rising Newdelphia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,380. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
in 2400, people live in Glass Cities floating on water; toward the end of the 21st century, following the great upheaval water had risen covering most of the usual landscape,partially destroying many databases. a group of friends is linked to the murder of mr. smith. It is a journey from innocence to awareness, a quest for the new world & the intimation that one of them is a time traveller.
ADB’s Response to Natural Disasters and Disaster Risks
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This brief highlights lessons and recommendations from an independent evaluation report that assesses the Asian Development Bank's support for disaster prevention and recovery programs during 1995–2011.
Quake!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,560. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
When the deadly Loma Prieta earthquake of 1989 hits, fourteen-year-old Franny witnesses the devastation of her community and is called upon to save the lives of her family and her best friend. "Cottonwood spins his tale with great immediacy and power. Characters are multidimensional and convincing. Readers will find this one inspiring and thought-provoking."—School Library Journal