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The Book Club
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,820. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
When three kids doomed to endless misery in a dreary orphanage join a “free” book club books mysteriously arrive. When they realize the books are coming true they know it’s time to escape in a perilous quest for happiness. However, a merciless bounty hunter is hired to bring them back. Throughout the hair-raising chase, they are forced to rely only on their courage and ingenuity for survival.
The War of 2083
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,430. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Adventure » Action
The civil war in 2083 is an act of desperation against hopeless odds. The government is utterly ruthless and has all the power. A mysterious woman and a naive robotics engineer she accidentally encounters are mistaken for powerful rebels and the government is frantic to assassinate them.
The Burning Rain
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Injured, alone, Layri confronts her fears as she attempts to escape from a hostile planet's surface and the corrosive rain that falls every night.
A Story of the Sioux War: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Adventure & Adventurers, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
In the summer of 1862, we were living in the State of Minnesota. There I had a most remarkable experience. We lived about a mile from the town of Lac Qui Parle. There were only father, mother, and myself. I am Susanna. We had moved to Minnesota three years before. My parents moved to restore their health. They were feeble and needed a change of climate. Educational versions have CCSS activities.
A PRINCESS OF MARS
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 67,540. Language: American English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
I am a very old man; how old I do not know. Possibly I am a hundred, possibly more; but I cannot tell because I have never aged as other men, nor do I remember any childhood.
The Tillerman's Gift
Price: Free! Words: 51,480. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
From Vietnam to Afghanistan, this is the story of two families impacted by war. Tess’s boyfriend, killed in Vietnam, left her a key that she believes represents his promise to marry her on his return. Mia, her granddaughter, has other ideas and tries to discover the real meaning of the key. Meanwhile, Tess’s daughter, Alison, is dealing with the news that her fiancé is missing in Afghanistan.
The World of the Unknowns: The Rescue.
Series: The World of the Unknowns, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,590. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
After escaping from the World of the Unknowns, Bradley and Megan find out they have not been missed at home. What is worse, they have somehow acquired a rotten reputation both at home and at school. While trying to regain the trust of their parents and teachers, the children figure out who has acted on their part while they’ve been gone and design plans to rescue others from the Unknowns.
The World of the Unknowns: The Discovery.
Series: The World of the Unknowns, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 40,480. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
That shed-like building on the school grounds was not there yesterday. As the three children were about to enter, they have no idea that it serves as a portal into the World of the Unknowns. A place of amazing powers and dark secrets held by children. A place that could never exist anywhere on Earth, from which no one has ever returned.
Auschwitz Escape - The Klara Wizel Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,960. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
At the tender age of 16, Klara Wizel had a picturesque life with a loving and supportive family. There was no way to know that the Holocaust was creeping toward her and that soon this young Hungarian Jew would be fighting for her life due to the most notorious doctor of the 20th century, Dr. Josef Mengele. Hers is the only story on record of having been selected for death then escaping.
Being Scheduled
Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 64,410. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
"Being Scheduled” is a fictional adventure where humans in the Zone pick the date that they are going to die. They live their lives knowing when it ends. It’s a carefree existence with family and very little work. Unknown to these humans, the humans outside of the Zone own them like horses. The hybrids live forever if they choose and can have wondrous lives. But there is a price to be paid.