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Rodman Keell US Marshal Special Services Series I
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,610. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
US Marshal Rodman Keell investigates crime against elected officials, ordinary citizens performing work for federal and state authorities and murder. Kidnapping for ransom is on the rise in the west and Rod Keell aims to put a stop to this new game. If he can't, it turns to murder.
Dispatches from the High Country: Essays on the West from High Country News
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,010. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013 by Sidewalk Press. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Ed Quillen is best known for entertaining Denver Post readers with his weekly columns for twenty-six years, but he wrote some of his sharpest commentary for High Country News. Managing Editor Jodi Peterson called him one of the region’s “wisest and most unique voices.” Dispatches from the High Country features a selection of his best essays published between 2008-2012.
Maryland's Covered Bridges
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers. Descriptions of Maryland's 6 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as multiple photographs of them. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a review of the various Truss Types.
Three Miles Square
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 138,470. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Classics
A captivating story that is the first volume in what has become known as the "Mantz trilogy," Three Miles Square garnered glowing reviews from some of the nation's luminary mid-twentieth century intellectuals when it was first published in 1939.
A Twisted Cross
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 46,650. Language: British English. Published: October 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
This is a story of a great crime committed in the name of God. A Christian crusade called by Pope Innocent III in 1199 to redeem the holy city of Jerusalem ended five years later in the siege and occupation of the Christian city of Constantinople, capital of the Byzantine Empire.
(Almost) Uniquely Singapore - 18 Objects
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 34,990. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013 by We Green Solutions. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Ever wonder what the thumbdrive, SAR-21, Tiger Beer, RISIS orchid and the parking coupon have in common? These and another 13 objects are all (almost) uniquely Singapore in their origin or association with the city-state. This book, written by Singapore Management University undergraduates, tells the fascinating stories behind these objects.
Timeless: Titanic Chapter - Part 1
Series: Timeless, 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,580. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Egyptian Prince Kawab & General Hunefer were cursed by High Priest of Min named Sabef to reincarnate endlessly owing to jealousy. In 1912, Ian discovered himself as Kawab's reincarnation. As Titanic sank, could Ian find Hunefer's reincarnation before Sabef killed them? This novel is unlike any Titanic novel you ever read. Twist plots will keep you guessing until the last chapter.
Brogan's Bust
Series: Brogan Series, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,400. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Brogan flies a courier service between remote jungle outposts of the Amazon where ruthless crime bosses bludgeon their ways to wealth in land rackets, prostitution, extortion, illegal gem trading, drugs, gun-running and smuggling. He plots to do no more than upset the smooth running of the graft that plagues his world, yet back-stabbing by cartel middle men goaded by greed converts the hiccup...
King Lud - The Celtic God Who Founded London
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,210. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
According to legend, London was founded by King Lud, ruler of the Trinovantes tribe of Celts in the 1st century bc. But there is much more to King Lud than prehistoric kingship. Tracing the ancient legends back to their source, historian Oliver Hayes reveals a remakable truth - that “King Lud” was really a god and London was his Holy City.
Okay Deutschland
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,640. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Subtitle: Kreuzberg's Time Trip back to the Nazis: It’s May 1st, 2019 and the May Day riots are about to begin. The clash between punks, lefties, neo-Nazis and the police is a tradition in Kreuzberg, the heart of Berlin’s counter-cultural scene. But just when battle is about to commence, lightning strikes and a wormhole flashes the entire neighborhood back in time… straight to 1936 Nazi Berlin...