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The Shattered Dream; Love Story and Passage to America
You set the price! Words: 29,110. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Shattered Dream is a memoir of a young man in love during his passage to America. It's a rainbow of emotions; joy, ecstasy, apprehension, anger, and disappointment. A primer of an immigrant coming to America as a graduate student and taking root in his newly adopted land.
The Great Fraud
Series: The Silencer, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,240. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Charles William Finchley made his fortune selling novelty products of questionable value via ads in the backpages of pulp magazines. He is on his way to becoming a millionaire, until his business practices put him in the crosshairs of the Silencer, a pulp hero come to life to fight crime in the streets of 1930s New York. And the Silencer is not pleased about Finchley's business practices.
Swept Away
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,120. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
In 1889, Johnstown, PA is a grimy steel town with no escape. For Samuel Wulff, the only beacon is Abigail, the socialite he meets to steal kisses and more! But a threat worse than their secret lurks in the valley - an aging dam upriver, holding back the swollen waters of Lake Conemaugh. When torrential rains pour down, it is only a matter of time before the dam fails and they are all Swept Away
Firebrands
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,860. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Shannon’s one and only dream is to live in Chicago. Now she finally has her chance, tutoring the young brother of the wealthy and handsome Nathanial Collins. But a terrible fate intercedes in a burgeoning romance with her new employer. For it will be a hot time in the old town tonight. It is 1871, and the Great Chicago Fire will burn, the winds will blow, and only the Firebrands survive.
My Lebanese Father and Mother's Immigration
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,830. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
In 1910, seventeen-year-old Elias immigrated to America to find a job and send aid to his Lebanese village. Elias left Tripoli, Syria (later named Lebanon) with nothing but the clothes on his back and a bandoleer containing a coat and blanket slung over his shoulder. In 1920, Elias sent for his sixteen-year-old cousin, Mary, and his twenty-year-old brother, George, to come to America.
Whose Shoes Are You Wearing? 12 Steps to Uncovering the Woman You Really Want to Be
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 39,780. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Personal Growth
Julian B. Kiganda and Christine K. St. Vil are two East African sisters known for being Bold & Fearless Moms ‘N Charge. After having conquered their own personal and professional struggles to finally walk in their purpose, they’re giving you their most powerful insights to move you along your own path to uncovering your God-given purpose.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 123, Number 7 - May 2014
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 191,970. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Emigration & Immigration, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Yale Law Journal, May 2014: Contents include: "Illegitimate Borders: Jus Sanguinis Citizenship and the Legal Construction of Family, Race, and Nation," by Kristin Collins; "Legitimacy and Federal Criminal Enforcement Power," by Lauren M. Ouziel; "The Age of Consent," by Philip C. Bobbitt; a Review by Marin Levy; and student Notes and Comments.
Standing Alone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,730. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
An unexpected meeting with her late husband’s friend Richard in Charleston sends Seema on an emotional roller coaster ride which she never imagined she would be in. Richard falls in love with her knowing quite well she would never cross the boundaries set by her culture and family. But will Seema give up seeking the approval of everyone around her to follow her heart?
The Last of the Blacksmiths
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 133,440. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
Following his dreams of freedom and prosperity, a 19th century blacksmith from the Bavarian Rhineland travels to Cleveland, Ohio, to pursue an artisan way of life that will ultimately vanish.
Starting Over
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,530. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Though she doesn’t understand exactly why, Maria isn’t content with her lot. The prospect of exchanging dependence on her family for dependence on a husband doesn’t sit well with this young woman growing up in late 19th Century Germany. Three generations later, on the other side of the Atlantic, Eva struggles with a similar restlessness; she’s generally happy but never quite satisfied.