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Area 52: Space Nazis
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,170. Language: British English. Published: August 16, 2012 by Banchixi Media. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
In 1952, when Ron Durston is called up into the army for National Service, all he wants is to be posted somewhere sunny like Tahiti or Weymouth where he can fraternise with the native girls and bring home a medal or two to impress his mates. Instead he finds himself standing guard at an army camp in Ass-End, Yorkshire, which is of far more interest to Nazis in flying saucers than it is to him.
Existence Is Futile
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,470. Language: British English. Published: August 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
There are three things which can irrevocably change a man's life - the death of a loved one, a moment of revelation and saying the wrong thing at precisely the wrong time. Unfortunately for Professor Henry Tomlinson, he has recently experienced all three. And it's those experiences which threaten to push him over the edge.
Cicero Against Verres (The Much Shorter Version)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,780. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Neither a translation nor a commentary nor in any way respectful towards our great classical heritage, this is a concise, explanatory-note-free summary of Cicero's speeches against Verres that aims to capture the spirit rather than the letter of Cicero's oratory. He probably wouldn’t approve. But who knows? and does it matter anyway?
Charles, the Maiden and the Ogre
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: August 21, 2012 by The Manuscript Publisher. Category: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Charles loved books. He loved girls & music & books in that order. He finds happiness for a while working in a bookshop but it doesn't last. He confides to his friend, the writer and philosopher that, "it would be rather nice to live inside a book." Charles' friend promises to do what she can to help him. So begins his odyssey. A book for everyone who believes in Fairy Tales and Happy Endings.
Caboodle One
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,610. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Caboodle One is a compilation of short stories. Explore the gateway to the netherworld (with plastic table clothes), a pandemic-ridden near future with hungry pigs, the family from hell on a day out and a police officer with a reptilian-based social life.
The Aviator
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,710. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Flying around a world battered by rapid climate change and struggling with economic collapse in his hi-tech airship, Lemmy encounters the remnants of our civilisation – the artificial intelligences searching for the singularity, a rocking bishop in his flying cathedral, the last climate sceptics, the technovegans and deep green terrorists, billionaire libertarians in their bubble, and much more.
Magic Molly book one The Mirror Maze
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Series: Magic Molly, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 22,620. Language: British English. Published: August 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
On the eve of her ninth birthday Molly Miggins visits the funfair where her parents are due to perform a live magic show. Molly's mum is a High Witch and her father is a stage magician who uses real magic. During the performance the disappearing trick goes badly wrong and both of Molly's parents vanish. Molly meets a wizard who tells her that only she can rescue them.
Magic Molly book two Gloop
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Series: Magic Molly, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,200. Language: British English. Published: August 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates
Molly Miggins has been given a task by the Magic Council. The task? To rescue her parents from the mysterious, void where they were sent after a disappearing trick went terribly wrong. In book one, The Mirror Maze, Molly managed to outwit a crafty wizard and rescue her father. Now the race is on to find her mother who has been captured and taken to another part of the void by a ghost called Gloop
Magic Molly book three The Yellow Eye
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Series: Magic Molly, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,130. Language: British English. Published: August 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates
In The Yellow Eye, Molly is given a new task by the Magic Council. Molly is sent to the land of Splat to find a long lost jewel called the Bloodstone and return it to its owner, a sulking dragon called Fireshower. She must then persuade the dragon to hand over another jewel called The Yellow Eye which the Magic Council desperately wants to get back.
Bits of Cargill
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,860. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Michael Cargill has established himself as the world's leading authority on all things sarcastic, irreverent, and nonsensical. He first appeared in 2012 and since then his efforts have brought forth hundreds of hilarious observations and witticisms. From Justin Bieber's diary, to Steve Jobs and Princess Diana speaking from heaven, this isn't something anyone should miss out on.