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Hobson's Choice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,840. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is book is a cameo of Len Hobson’s memories of growing up in the 1930s, the early days of farming in the Karoo, his youthful exploits, his exposure to the poverty of the poor whites at that time and his grief at losing his sibling and later, two of his wives. Len Hobson is a humble soul who has never lost touch with the simple side of life. He is a down-toearth man of the soil.
Childhood Memories of Gorebridge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,260. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Gorebridge, just ten miles south of Edinburgh, Scotland, is a typical village. "Childhood Memories" is a look back at the author's early memories, growing up in the 1960's and 1970's. Family, friends, school, leisure, and local tradition play their part in shaping a youngster. Each chapter is a personal accounts of adventures, interactions and memories of childhood life 'back in the day'.
Morte nell'Abbazia
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,710. Language: Italian. Published: January 20, 2014 by PulpEdizioni. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Romanzo giallo ambientato nel Medioevo in un Abbazia dell'Italia centrale.
A Cats Tale V, Vish
Series: A Cats Tale, Book 5. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 22,360. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
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Book five of the series about the cursed cat, Amun, who travels through space and time to the will of the Egyptian Goddess Bast.
Upon the Tide
Series: The Highwaymen, Verse 2. Price: Free! Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Inspired by the song "Highwayman" written by Jimmy Webb. This is a series of letters about a young sailor named Kristoff Fuchs, on his first voyage in the 1800's.
The Ghost of the Donner Party: A 15-Minute Ghost Story, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,030. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
“Is there any decent place to stop between here and the mountains?” I asked the storekeeper. “You can pretty much camp anywhere along the way,” he said. “The Indians are pretty friendly here abouts.” “If you’re at all concerned about making it over the mountains, though, I suggest you stop at old lady Williams’ place at the base of the mountains.” Ages 9+. Includes Common Core exercises.
The Case of Lincoln’s Luggage: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“Hey, look at this,” Jamie said. She pointed to the inside of the trunk. Everyone looked. Stamped on the lid were some words: This trunk belongs to President Abraham Lincoln, Springfield, Illinois “We could sell this for hundreds!” someone said. “Maybe even thousands,” someone else added. Was this really Abe Lincoln's trunk? Can you solve the mystery? Teach logic & detail. Has Common Core tasks.
Footprints
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,430. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Here is an idiosyncratic view of one of South Africa’s loveliest districts. History is certainly revealed, but the book is much more than dry-as-dust fact and chronologies. The mountains and valleys and abundant vegetation of the northern Drakensberg have inspired many people. Their stories enliven almost every page.
Fever: The Origins of Fever (Book I)
Series: Fever. Price: $4.40 USD. Words: 64,220. Language: British English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Fever is an exposition of a heady but not inscrutable abstract tale conceived on the likeness of bodily symptoms to a dysfunctional family, coexisting like the nation it is indigenous to, resembles and lives within. Its nature points seemingly to a fictional story it likens in every aspect and symbolizes with such inane clarity. This is the historical tale of the Nigerian nationhood and its people
Danske Ubåde 1909 - 2004. Bind II
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 38,520. Language: Danish. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Andet bind af to, der bog dækker ubådsvæsenets 95-årige historie fra den første ubåd, Dykkeren, til den sidste, Kronborg, der fik blot tre år i søværnets tjeneste. Ubådenes tekniske udvikling beskrives indgående, og deres skiftende roller i forsvaret af Danmark forklares i historisk perspektiv.