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The Thin Place
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,190. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Horror » Occult
A mysterious glen. An unsolved crime. An ancient terror. Retired professor Henry Newcombe is called in as a special witness when a man is found dead with Old Norse runes carved into his body. He soon finds himself investigating an ancient mystery with terrifying significance.
Curious Histories of Nice, France
Price: $3.35 USD. Words: 26,870. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » European
Would you like to get more enjoyment from your stay in Nice? Are you curious about the events that shaped the character of this intriguing city by the sea? Yes? Then this book is for you. In it you will: • Meet Nice's unlikely heroine. • Follow the city's path to becoming French. • Find out why Queen Victoria travelled with a donkey. • Learn about traditions at the heart of Niçois culture.
International Conference on research Trends in Social Sciences, Education, Humanities, Business and Management Studies: Conference Proceedings
Price: Free! Words: 96,810. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Presenters outline their work under the following main themes: psychology, pedagogy, business, history, philosophy, law, jurisprudence, sociology, environment sciences.
Curious Histories of Provence: Tales from the South of France
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 29,740. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
What better way to really understand a region than by learning its history and listening to its stories? In this book, I’ll share with you some of the intriguing tales that I’ve discovered about that magical place known as Provence. From cicadas to dragons, and Nostradamus to Buffalo Bill, this book is filled with informative and entertaining stories about the south of Franc
Book III Meira and the Gilgamesh Syndrome
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,710. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
In Part I of Book III, The Gilgamesh Syndrome, Meira has grown from the angry young woman in Looking for Father who became the adventuress harnessing the power of the oceans in The Seahorse, to the heiress proper - fulfilling her role and accepting the huge responsibility descending upon her.
Symbol & Emotion - Design and History of Religious, Political and Commercial Communication
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 16,710. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Psychology of Religion
From primitive drawings to modern logos, all symbols have aspects in common: they are present in every society, awake deep emotions and, according to this book, could provide access to a higher level of consciousness which we are still learning to decode. This book is an inspired work on communication, addressed to anyone interested in exploring the role of symbols and emotions in our society.
MASTERY OF LEADERSHIP; A STRATEGIC APPROACH ( How to lead with exeptional skills and character) FOWARD WRITTEN BY LT. COL. A.M BABANDI.
Pre-release—available June 7, 2017. Price: $6.99 USD. Language: English. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
It is obviously one of the best book on strategy. Either you are a lawyer, a medical doctor, a politician, what ever your profession, what ever you are into, once you want to get to a new height and advance in your career, get a copy of the book and the narration will change. Believe me, it works like magic.
Hunted: The World of the Changelings
Price: Free! Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
Before he ever met orphaned teenagers Maureen O’Malley and Sean McAndrew, Dubh Súile mac Alasdair was a man outside of time. Warrior, Druid, Prince, he has lived for over 1200 years, seen wonders and war, but it is the second great war of man’s twentieth century that threatens to bring him to his knees.
The Russian Nurse
Price: Free! Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Historical » General
In the tale's 1st pg. Violetta, a Russian Nurse, runs into a friend who says: “Life has lost its meaning for me. I'm going in this drugstore to buy sleeping pills to kill myself.” “What? You're going to kill yourself?” Violetta asks. “Yes, life has no value for me.” “Well, in that case, why not kill yourself like we do in Russia?” “How do you do it in Russia?" -Read & see the Russian way to do it.
A Bangkok Temple Treasure Map - for Chinatown
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » History » Asian
A walking guide to the spiritual heart of Thailand ... a photo essay for Bangkok's Chinatown ... a map & itinerary for all 15 temples in the neighborhood ... including the largest solid gold Buddha statue in the world (at Wat Traimit) ... also includes temple histories, dozens of photos & free postcards. GOLD guaranteed!