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Herod, Statesman, Builder and Commander
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 65,430. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
He was not the monster of popular imagination but rather a brilliant man of his time. Energetic, fearless and with some surprisingly loyal friends, servants and relations, he was also a good friend of the supreme earthly power, the Roman Emperor, Augustus and his right hand man Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa.
This Life of Mine: A Collection of Short Stories by J.E. Gilbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,390. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This largely autobiographical series of vignettes captures the grimness, wildness and unpredictability of an era when times were tough and people were tougher. Gilbert’s simple, yet masterful storytelling frequently leads the reader in very unexpected directions. These human narratives ring with honesty and humor and contribute to preserving a unique part of the past.
Naked Tarot
Price: Free! Words: 115,280. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / Kabbalah & Mysticism, Essay » Literature
As Naked Tarot consecutively explains each card of the tarot deck it ends up explaining everything. This book becomes an excellent introduction to the Kabballah, and many aspects of the occult. Within this book is a complete system of magick with detailed instructions and diagrams. There are insights into alchemy, witchcraft, anthropology, ancient myths, religions, and the history of the Tarot.
A Fall of Kings: Champions of Anglia (Book I)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,460. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013 by Paradox Interactive. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games
The year is 1066, and the Anglo-Saxon Kingdom of England stands upon the brink of destruction. The Earls of Mercia and Northumbria unravel a conspiracy that could tear the Kingdom apart even as it faces invasion from both north and south. Based on the popular Crusader Kings II game by Paradox Interactive, A Fall of Kings is a fictional novel set in an alternate timeline of our own history.
The Void and the Clouds
Price: Free! Words: 28,060. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A whimsical expounding upon the necessity of living life and embracing all the silliness and joy that life itself has to offer. Written from the perspective of a stranger in a strange world, these musings illuminate some of the more remote aspects of living, such as art, beauty, goodness, and charity. Sometimes the biggest truths in life become so neglected that we forget they are even there.
Way of the Djinn
Series: 'The Angelos & the Dragon Wars'. Price: Free! Words: 94,300. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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Way of the Djinn is the second book of the Angelos and Dragon War chronicles. Constantinople has been laid siege too and the enemy is at the gates. A truly epic masterful story that invites the readers imagination to explore different realms and realities. Treachery, deceit, action and adventure all the elements that make up an easily digestible intriguing novel with a great twist to the end.
Blood on the Corn
Price: Free! Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Blood on the Corn follows two policemen who aren't quite policemen as they investigate a murder that isn't quite a murder. Their real mission might be familiar to humans, but it's not for their eyes at all. Blood on the Corn is a short story, about 3200 words.
Opportunities: Jamie Leith in Darién
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 198,520. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
In July 1698, five ships sailed from Scotland on a secret mission; a final hail-Mary attempt to save both their economy and their country. Their goal? To colonize Panama, set up a new trade route overland into the Pacific, and change the history of the world forever. Street-smart teenager, Jamie Leith, inadvertently stows away, becoming shackled to the adventure. This is his story, and much more.
Pigs & Me
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,130. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Tales of the Bygone Bush.
The Three Trespasses
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 9,710. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Adventure » General
The wolves of Rakirre have lived in relative peace for a generation. Now, one of their own threatens to destroy that peace when he uncovers a secret buried long ago. Who will stop him? And should he be stopped? From the author of the beloved story "The Littlest Goblin" comes a fantastic tale of legends, betrayal, avarice, and revenge.