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New England Covered Bridges
By Harold Stiver
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 9. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 27,920. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
A new guide to the more than 175 historic Covered Bridges in the New England area. Up to date information on each one. Included for each bridge are detailed directions and GPS coordinates, photos as well as detailed directions for Self Guided tours of each region in the area. If you live in or travel in the New England area, you will treasure having this guide available.
Jack Swan Adventures-The first Set of Disasters
By David Dell
Series: Jack Swan Adventures, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,300. Language: British English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Fiction
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
By Harold Stiver
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 12. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 23,750. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
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
By Sue Copsey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,170. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Category: Fiction
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
By Laura K Marshall
Series: Amazing but True, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Fiction
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
By Philip Musson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,420. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction
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
By Harold Stiver
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
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
By Bezzle Books
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 65,840. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Fiction
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.
Wexford Tales: Terzetto
By Elizabeth Wexford
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,240. Language: British English. Published: November 24, 2013. Category: Fiction
Three stories of history and mystery Artful Calumny: A medieval tale, recounted by Arbert the storyteller. A Dainty Dish: Featuring the Realm of Igiely Glooe Poonge, a fictional medieval village in England. Knaverie: Continuing adventures set in the Medieval Realm of Igiely Glooe Poonge.
The Narrow Road: An Adventure on the Lincoln Highway
By J.J. Abbott
Price: Free! Words: 77,960. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
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.