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I'm Not the Man I Was
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,860. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Romance » Time travel
Aaron was just a kid when he first saw the stranger but he wouldn't ever forget him. As far as he was concerned the stranger being there at that time probably saved his life. It was just a few years later he saw the stranger again. The fact that the stranger looked the same and again saved his life left an indelible memory with him of the incident.
Intriguing Particulars
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,000. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
Did you know medical mistakes by doctors were the leading cause of death in the United States, that Antarctica is the world's largest desert, that bats are not blind, that the youngest mother was only five years old, or a peanut is not a nut. With over 100 incredible facts, this book will keep you reading until the very last astonishing page.
Genealogy 101: Discover Your Ancestors For Next to Nothing
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,020. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
This book is a how-to for researching genealogy with little or no cost.
龍與鷹的搏鬥
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 660. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: July 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
華人最大的缺點 不在於長相平凡,而在於不會搞政治! 五千年來中國只有幾十個朝代,大家都以為當皇帝的就應該永遠當皇帝,做奴隸的就應該永遠做奴隸。 碰上乾隆這種庸才 老百姓就倒了大霉!乾隆對英國喬治三世說:"中國什麼都有,不需要與英國做貿易。"他這話讓英國決定賣鴉片給中國,於是,他的子孫就在其後二百年內,為他的傲慢付出了昂貴的代價。 相較之下,猶太人真懂政治! 他們當年差點被德國滅種,今天美國的猶太人,不到全美國2%的人口,但六百萬人幾乎全住在紐約州,暫當地人口的30%,在選舉中就舉足輕重了,卡特總統就曾表示:"我寧願政治上自殺,也不願傷害以色列的猶太人。" 這本書也是對廣東人、福建人的禮讚! 廣東人曾協助孫中山建立起亞洲第一個民主國家,也為全美華人立下不朽的法律傳奇,血跡斑斑。"奇士不可殺,殺之成天神",僅以本書向所有用肉身寫法律的美國華人及其家屬,致上最高的敬意。
The Columbia
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 100,670. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The Columbia commemorates the disciplining and conversion of a wilderness river from a water passageway to a powerhouse and a source of irrigation. Here is the story of its explorers who came by boat and by foot, the canals, locks, and dams which flooded old landmarks to give new pioneers farm lands and electricity, and the story of the settlement of the Pacific Northwest.
Ottoman Fermans
Series: History. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 870. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Turkey & Ottoman Empire
The word Ferman is derived from a Persian infinitive meaning to command, to order and denotes a degree, edict or a sovereign’s sign. As a term, Ferman is a written command bearing a sultanic tuğra (cipher) issued in connection with the awarding by the ruler of an appointment or position and an indication of the accompanying duties and responsibilities.
Holy Old Mackinaw
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 78,130. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2017 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Holy Old Mackinaw is the rough and lusty story of the American lumberjack at work and at play, from Maine to Oregon. Beloved Northwest author Stewart Holbrook captures the life and color of a vanished American scene in this complete history of logging in the Northwest.
Alaska-Yukon Place Names
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 46,510. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2017 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
In Alaska-Yukon Place Names, author James W. Phillips takes the vacationing tourist, historian, and armchair traveler through the most memorable places in the Alaska-Yukon region. Whether more interested in the scenery, the historic past, or the fabulous yarns connected with the area, you will be delighted by the colorful towns of Alaska and the Yukon.
Warrior King
Pre-release—available September 11, 2017. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,770. Language: English. Published by Trifecta Publishing House. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Love, murder and betrayal at the height of Egypt’s power. When kings were gods and power was absolute, treachery hides behind every door and in the hearts of those who should be allies. 
Uma Nova Oportunidade
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 130,840. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
O reencontro com uma pessoa do passado vai mexer brutalmente nas estruturas emocionais do vidente e em consequência de sua turma de amigos. Que história tem para contar a misteriosa Wicca Beatriz depois de tanto tempo desaparecida?