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Memories of Croton Airpark
Price: Free! Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2016. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Memories of Croton Airpark is a pictorial essay about a small airpark during the 1950s and 60s. It portrays some of the special people and small airplanes that made it a one of a kind place. The author describes, and the photos illustrate why it was such a great place to grow up in America during this era.
My Bluewater
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 20,150. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
This is the story of a small village called Bluewater that grew in the shadow of a large industrtial complex. In 1942 Canada was deeply involved in World War II. The Canadian government decided to build a plant to supply synthetic rubber for the war effort. The port city of Sarnia was selected because there was already a large oil refinery there and it offered the option of using the St. Laurence
Wonderland By Russell Strand
Price: $16.99 USD. Words: 44,430. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
Take a trip through Wonderland a place that's full of your wildest dreams. It is an exciting journey into the mind of a modern researcher. In-depth explanations of life's greatest mysteries. This is the key to knowing all you've ever wanted to know. Take the red pill and come down the rabbit hole into Wonderland.
The Pharaoh's Destiny
Pre-release—available July 1, 2017. Price: $2.99 USD. Language: English. Published by Metamorph Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Alternative history
Queen Hatshepsut must take over the throne when the Pharaoh dies. She grooms her daughter, Neferure, to take the place of heir, usurping the place of Thutmose's young son. She makes plans for her kingdom that will reach far into the future. Will the people of Egypt accept her reign, and more importantly, her plans to remove men entirely from the ruling ranks of Egypt?
The Centurion
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,570. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2016 by Pegasus Books. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Marcus Valerianus of the tenth Imperial Roman legion, is sent on a scouting mission seeking Jewish rebels. He encounters a young boy from nearby Nazareth, wandering in the desert. The boy talks of a “Father” who rules over all, and how he is doing his “Father’s work.” Marcus’ world will change as a perceived alien religion gains dominance in the existing political order.
Diary from the wind
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 18,370. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2016. Categories: Essay » Author profile
diary from the wind is first choice of memories. turbulent times and expirience of life in middle europe for 48y of communism living cildhood, real war, misterious of history, religion, art and cold wind of 90s.
Gay Catholic: An Oxymoron?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,500. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2016. Categories: Essay » Sociology
A few months back, I entered into a discussion with a homosexual acquaintance about the Roman Catholic Church. He immediately cut me off, shouting that “Gay Catholic” is an oxymoron. I contend that “gay Catholic ” is just as normal and natural as as any other Catholic person. The underlying fact is, Catholics are Christians.
Edinburgh Forever
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 155,900. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
‘Edinburgh Forever' recounts the trials and tribulations of a Spanish family's decision to leave their home town, Vitoria (Basque country), in exchange for a year living in Edinburgh.
Famous Kirkcaldy Men
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,220. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
Famous Kirkcaldy Men is an unassuming title given the men discussed, and indeed the breadth of their influence. Covering nine men, spanning five centuries Famous Kirkcaldy Men shares the life, times and achievements (and failures) of sportsmen, men of the church, to leading politicians.
Bitching Bits of Bone
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,370. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
What prompted Geoffrey Chaucer to write The Canterbury Tales? And what became of him afterwards? Well, here you'll discover all the answers as the fourteenth century unfolds before your senses in vivid and uncompromising realism. Travel with the pilgrims and experience the delights and horrors of medieval life - from alchemists and innkeepers to gothic spires and leper houses.