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Murder on the Titanic
Price: Free! Words: 116,640. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action
As the Titanic sinks, a notorious playboy aristocrat is murdered. Professor Axelson and his assistant Agnes question the survivors under hypnosis, revealing a dark conspiracy. The quest becomes a breakneck life-and-death chase across an ocean and two continents... ...and Agnes finds, as the whole world stands on the brink of war, that she alone has the power to save it. Or destroy it.
Sink Altalena!
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,670. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2017 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The French government wanted to have influence in the British-controlled Palestine after the United Nations’ 1947 partition of the ancient land to the Jews and the Palestinian Arabs. The French government of Charles de Gaulle donated 5,000 rifles, 250 Bren guns, 5 million bullets, 50 bazookas, and 10 Bren carriers. These arms and ammunitions were carried by the ship Altalena when it left ...
London Time
Pre-release—available October 18, 2017. Price: $3.99 USD. Language: English. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
This book is another way of looking at something we all take for granted, but it was not always like this, and this explains how it has changed over the years. The main character in the book is the most photographed in the British Isles.
Goatbusters
Series: Chicaghosts. Pre-release—available September 15, 2017. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,910. Language: English. Published by Imajin Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
When a river monster begins to attack dirt bikers and kayakers, the Old Fart Squad of retirees is called back into service, led by the classy Detective Aubrey Hamilton. At first, Aubrey and her team suspect a hoax or fraternity joke—until bodies turn up along the old Riverview Park stretch of the meandering Chicago River...
Lovesong
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 167,690. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
What does love mean to Oriole? As he discovers romance and passion in his own life we are introduced to an extraordinary cast of characters - rogues, mountebanks, villains, heroes, damsels, soldiers and holy men, all working out their own destiny. This is the story of one man's wreck on the sea of passion - and his daughter's stormy voyage.
Espada dos Deuses (Portuguese Edition)
Series: Espada dos Deuses, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,460. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 9, 2017 by Seraphim Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Mortalmente ferido, as angelicais forças especiais do coronel Mikhail Mannuki despertam em sua nave destruída. A mulher que salvou sua vida tem habilidades que lhe parecem familiares, mas, por estar sem memória de seu passado, ele nada pôde lembrar. O povo de Ninsianna tem profecias de um campeão alado, de uma espada dos deuses, que irá defendê-los de forças malignas. Mikhail insiste que não é...
West From the Cradle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,740. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Western, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Travis Cooper never meant to be a prospector. But when shopkeeper Raymond Hillerman shows him a copy of the California Star in the fall of 1848, one shining word jumps off the page: GOLD! That one word changes everything. Along with adventure comes danger, and Travis discovers that staying alive is more difficult than he imagined. Keeping his partner from getting killed may be downright impossible
My Life as a Myth
Pre-release—available August 28, 2017. Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 72,230. Language: English. Published by NineStar Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Nick Horton wants to explore his growing attraction to Bobby Warren, but Jesse's PR campaign to give him a new image transforms him into an antiestablishment student hero. If it wasn't tough enough pretending to be straight, now he's got to act cool too. Can Nick and Bobby's love survive in a violent and hostile world where acid rock rules, status is everything, and being gay is the last taboo?
Failure To Communicate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,310. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Short Stories
'Failure to Communicate' consists of a conglomeration of chapters, each one related to issues as diverse as Chimera/ Justice/ stupidity etc and all written with two things in mind ie the creation of awareness of what's going on in the world and the inane stupidity of those who should know better, The book isn't all gloom and doom quite to the contrary there's lots of titters within
Her Majesty's Milken
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,400. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2017 by Fireborn Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
When part-time pilferer Sir Wesley Smythe seeks out famous housebreaker the Mayfair Milken, he little suspects he could soon be using his skills in service of the crown.