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It Burns a Lovely Light
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Price: $16.95 USD. Words: 74,000. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature
Alternately hilarious, heartbreaking, and subtly twisted, It Burns a Lovely Light follows Farley and William James and the unconventional residents of a falling-down boarding house as they see each other through shattered dreams, uncovered secrets, and a brutal act of intolerance.
Jack Swan Adventures-The first Set of Disasters
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Series: Jack Swan Adventures, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,300. Language: British English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
ridiculous comedy from britain, with a historical and scientific twist. almost a comic-book-for- adults, as there are many illustrations. the main character is a swan, who says that his ability to talk was because of an industrial accident. the science, is closer to reality rather than fantasy.
Ohio's Covered Bridges
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Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 12. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 23,750. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers. Descriptions to all of Ohio's 146 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as over a hundred photographs of them. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. Short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a review of the various Truss Types and info on the important bridge builders of Ohio. Self-guided Tours.
The Ghosts of Young Nick's Head
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,170. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal
A summer holiday at a lonely old house on a cliff top turns sinister for friends Joe and Eddie, when Joe discovers a message scratched on a bedpost and senses a presence watching him. Can the boys unravel the secrets of the haunted room? And why is someone, or something, trying to stop them? A spooky adventure story for children aged 8 and up. Read it at night … if you dare.
Amazing but True - Belle of the Ball
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Series: Amazing but True, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
With echoes of the dark thing still ringing in her ears, Clara and the Captain travel to Charleston, NC to attend a mid-night ball. Clara is mistaken for the daughter of the newly elected president of the confederacy, which causes many interesting situations. Not everything is at it seems with Mr. Pettygrove, the host of the evening. Clara takes it upon herself to find out his true motives.
The KD Shindig
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,420. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Philip Musson has captured a totally different world from the one that most of us know; from the glamorous couple the reader is introduced to at the beginning of the book, to the self-centred actress whose masterly comeuppance during a talk show is well worth a second read. The other vignettes that form part of the book are equally compelling especially the girl who lobs a snowball into the face.
Maryland's Covered Bridges
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Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers. Descriptions of Maryland's 6 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as multiple photographs of them. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a review of the various Truss Types.
The Moondial
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,840. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Ballads of tragic heroism arise out of the harsh life on the World of Hurt. In these tales, no one emerges unscathed. In the Moondial, Hranna of the Yunaut Clan races to save an explorer and his crew and while struggling to secure her own place in her village. Hranna faces a constant struggle for survival in the arctic landscape and among the dangerous creatures that prowl on the ice.
The Narrow Road: An Adventure on the Lincoln Highway
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Price: Free! Words: 77,960. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This book is not a history of the Lincoln Highway, nor is it a travel guide listing all the sites and attractions. Instead, this is a travel narrative in the tradition of "Travels with Charley.” John Jay Abbott’s journey is a combination of swashbuckling adventure as well as careful reflection and discovery. It reveals a portrait of America and Americans found along the Lincoln Highway.
The Royal Descendant
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 150,750. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
How does a 450 year mystery link to a modern day killer? The Royal Descendant is a fast paced thriller that takes the reader from the splendour and political manoeuvring of the court of Elizabeth I, to the intrigue and technology of the intelligence services and the painstaking skills of genealogy, to unravel a historic mystery linked to a modern day killer.