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Eradicating TB in India: Challenges, Perspectives and Solutions
Series: GP and ORF e-books, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 33,580. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / respiratory
This publication features articles from leading policymakers, administrators, technical experts, journalists and members of civil society working in India’s tuberculosis (TB) landscape. It outlines the multifaceted nature of the TB epidemic, its impact on communities, learnings from global successes and the way forward towards tackling the disease successfully.
Constant Vigilance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,210. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Some people believe in conspiracies and think they are the norm, not the exception. This book illuminates the path taken by an ordinary guy to the skepticism that each of us should apply to the news of our daily lives. After explaining how he became who he is, the story turns to threaten the life and well being of the Hero. Will he find sanctuary and prevail against the enemy of our freedom?
The Paradox of Paradise
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,800. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
"There are few universal truths. Among them: everyone lies." Catherine watches in terror as the man she thought she loved details her choice: she can live and lose the person she loves most or she can die. Now, Catherine must live up to the truths she never knew she had...and choose. Years later, an epidemic sweeps the country and two men must answer the age old question: is it ever okay to lie?
Dead Reckoning (Jessie's Game Book 2)
Series: S.W. Tanpepper's GAMELAND. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,090. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
As network outages spread on the mainland, Jessie Daniels, the only person known to be immune to the Reanimation virus, is ruthlessly hunted down inside Arc Property’s virtual gaming arcade on Long Island. Chasing her are a half dozen Live Players and an untold number of dead ones. As the world descends into chaos, she begins to unravel the secrets of the people who created the technology.
The War Against Polio
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,280. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain)
The War Against Polio describes the author's father's experience with polio. It also tells true stories of other polio survivors and is a concise but comprehensive history of polio in 20th century America. It covers F.D.R., polio treatments, the March of Dimes, the Salk vaccine, post-polio syndrome and the possibility of spiritual growth with severe paralysis.
Hollow Empire - Night of Knives - Episode 6
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,900. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
In the final Episode of Season One, learn the fates of Vadim, Cassidy, Murgul, and Nadya. Each is confronted with a different horror and a choice leading them to life...or death. Includes bonus chapters for Isidora and Little Lys.
Oceanus: Living In Isolation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,260. Language: American English. Published: November 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Telsa and Simon are among a group who chose to test the human capacity for isolation by cutting themselves off from Earth. Soon Simon discovers someone is spying on them, but who? Then Telsa learns a rumor of a fatal virus rampant on Earth. How can that be, there is no communication and yet she questions it. They join forces to uncover what's going on.
The Short Stories of David W. Sherwood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,440. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mashups, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
19 of my short stories. Including "The Session" which won honorable mention when it was submitted to the 'Writers of the Future' contest in 2010. They range from contemporary to science fiction. As always, my work is vampire free. You will not find them in any of my stories. Please enjoy.
Undead Genesis: Zombie
Series: Zombie Threat, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 15,490. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Horror » Undead
Deep in the rainforests of Brazil a young boy from a remote tribe watches as his father is murdered. His desire for vengeance causes him to make a decision that could eventually unleash an undead epidemic upon the civilized world. Undiscovered species and mystic powers merge to create a new threat mankind could never fully prepare for.
Sandman’s Ghost “The Antithesis of Sleep”
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,630. Language: American English. Published: May 29, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
People are stricken with a sleeplessness, steadily decline, lapse into a coma and die. Paxton McDonald, and Meghan Magee, chief medical examiner, are called in to investigate, and make a shocking discovery. It is as if the proverbial Sandman had died; in fact he had not just died but his ghost had come back with a vengeance and dubbed Sandman’s Ghost: the antithesis of sleep. And it’s spreading.