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Sir Edmund Barton: Australia's First Prime Minister: A 15-Minute Biography
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Political, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Australia & Oceania
Sir Edmund Barton was an Australian politician and judge. One of the "Fathers of Federation", he drafted many versions of Australia’s Constitution, inspired the people’s support, and travelled to England to petition Queen Victoria for Australia’s Federation. On January 1, 1901, Australia became a nation, and Barton was sworn in as the first Prime Minister. Find out more about this amazing man.
Lazarus
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,950. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Christian » Historical
In the twelfth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar a man named Lazarus rises from the dead. But the biggest skeptic of this miracle is Lazarus himself.
An Academic View of World War Two
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,830. Language: British English. Published: December 17, 2013 by Live Print. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Literature
When looking at World War Two, few people see the peoples war behind the smoke screen of military strategy. In these four Essays we evaluate just what the peoples war was and how it came to be.
A History of Macclesfield Chess Club
Price: Free! Words: 59,760. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013 by Roy Gray. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Northern England's manufacturing towns took to Chess and 1857 saw Manchester (Macclesfield's huge neighbour) host the world’s 2nd international tournament. The 1886 businessmen and civic leaders who founded Macclesfield Chess Club were entangled in local politics: education, religion and finance. Social changes from then make this more than a history of a minor chess club in a small market town.
The Decrypter and the Mind Hacker
Series: Calla Cress Thrillers, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 130,080. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Calla Cress took down the world's most dangerous man. She made one mistake. She let him live.
Finding November
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,770. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
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Being sixteen can be hell, and life at Liberty High isn't doing Sarah Daniels any favors. Bullies, boys, an abusive mother, and now this: an old journal left to Sarah in her aunt's will.With each passing entry, she grows closer to transforming the skeletons in her mom's closet into proven facts. Everyone has a story. For Sarah, one boy's journey across Great Depression America will set her free.
The Baronet And The Savage King
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,560. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Africa
“Gold mined at Tati was identifi ed with the dynasty of the Queen of Sheba and the ancient rulers of biblical Ophir. David’s book records how this notion, mentioned in Milton’s Paradise Lost, was discarded as being romantic fi ction. But romance there is here aplenty.” JOHN GORDON DAVIS, bestselling author of Hold My Hand I’m Dying
Serendepia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,520. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Prizewinning Adventure Novel! Robert Knox’s escape from Ceylon in 1679. The captain and crew of a sailing ship are tricked and then held captive for 20 years, until three of them escape, and write their story. In 1681 his original book may have been the inspiration for Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe written ten years later.
Первый показательный процесс.1931. Союзное Бюро Меньшевиков. Часть II. Адриан Тимофеев.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,610. Language: Russian. Published: December 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Дело Союзного Бюро Меньшевиков было сфабриковано по прямому указанию Сталина в 1931 году. Здесь представлены ПОДЛИННЫЕ ДОКУМЕНТЫ ДАННОГО ПРОЦЕССА. Открытый судебный процесс над членами вымышленного Союзного Бюро состоялся с 01 по 09 марта 1931 года в Москве в Колонном Зале Дома Союзов. Обвиняемым вменялся саботаж и вредительство в области планирования, торговли и снабжения.
The Story of Cole Younger, by Himself
Price: Free! Words: 42,010. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Missouri guerrilla, Confederate officer, bank robber, notorious outlaw and Wild West showman, Cole Younger's life was the stuff of myth. In The Story of Cole Younger, he tells his story in his own words after his parole from prison at the age of 59.