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THE CHILDREN OF THE ROCKS
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 46,320. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2009. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Teen-adult: The story of a courageous band of children who faced danger and a strange way of life during the early days of our country. Exciting enough for dedicated gamers(are you listening game makers?)and discerning readers teen-adult. Based on a famous legend of a daring, light-skinned brave who led his warriors into battle with his long red hair flowing in the wind like a magic torch.
Annalea, a Princess in Exile
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Series: Annalea, Book 2 · Annalea, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,860. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Have you read ANNALEA, PRINCESS OF NEMUSMAR? Then prepare to continue the journey, as old friends, familiar enemies and intriguing new characters bring to life the hardships and adventures of the child who came to womanhood while living among slaves, former slaves, slavers, merchants, colonists, American Indians, seamen, harlots and pirates. The saga expands in volume 2 of the Annalea series.
A Man of Few Words
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,270. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2009 by Peaks Island Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
A lighthearted look at the critical events in Jane Austen's famous novel from the perspective of Fitzwilliam Darcy.
The Bishop's Daughter
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,300. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2009 by Sleeping Beagle Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
When George Keppel, the Earl of Newport, broke off their romance, and married another woman, in 1809, Jane Sommersby was devastated. When his twins were born less than five months after that wedding, Jane swore she’d had a lucky escape; that she had been spared great misery. Now, it's 1812, and Newport’s a widower who is pursuing her, once more. Like Byron, Newport is dangerous to know.
Lost Among the Angels
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,200. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Boston Brahmin Mercy Allcutt gets a job with Ernest Templeton, P.I., she's ecstatic. Ernie, jaded ex-cop, is incredulous. Throw in a stray child, blackmail, murder, a poodle, a stalker, Mercy's imagination and Ernie's protective streak. Add a speakeasy, Chinatown, and some vicious criminals, they're in for a drama that will put the flickers to shame--if they survive to tell the story.
Texas Lonesome
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,600. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2009. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Emily von Plotz barely eked out a living giving advice to readers of the San Francisco Call as “Aunt Emily.” Then she chanced to meet the man who had signed himself “Texas Lonesome.” Suddenly, she knew who would be perfect for him: Emily. But “Aunt Emily” had yet to learn that while Will Tate might be a Texan, he had never in his life been lonesome, lovelorn, or lacking an any way.
The Old Lady of the Lake - Stories from the Obey River Valley
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,140. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
A charming collection of fictional stories based on local folklore of the Obey River Valley, Clay County, TN. The names of all the locations are historically correct, as are the overviews of the local history surrounding the area but by and large, the main characters are fiction. If you are a historian or a genealogist, don’t look here unless you are bored on a rainy day!
White Seed: The Untold Story of the Lost Colony of Roanoke
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 149,510. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2009. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Roanoke Colonists and their children slowly starve. English soldiers de-evolve to a savagery not seen since the Romans encountered the fierce Picts. Powhattan’s braves press their stealthy attacks. In England, Governor White pleads for ships to a distracted court focused on the Armada. AS… Irish serving girl, Maggie, and Manteo, the Croatoan, fall in love.
People Who Changed History
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 14,790. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy
Biographies of people of consequence who did unusual activities that changed world history or added to human knowledge. This book is ever expanding:Barack Obama,Benazir Bhutto,Elvis Presley,Harriet Tubman,Indias Gandhi,Karl Marx,Mikhail Gorvbachev,Muhammad Osma Bin Laden, Reverend Jim Jones,Terry Fox,Winston Churchill and others.Revealing facts:World War 2,segregation, mind control,and much more.
Stress Busting Poetry
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 12,290. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment
Some poems have caused the population to unite, resulting in altering the history of the world. Voltaire, the French satirist and philosopher created: "A fight to survive" type of poetry that ignited the French Revolution. When the Monarch of France finally capitulated in 1799, Voltaire's skeleton was retrieved from the grave and placed on the King's Throne. Poems are sometimes written for fun.