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Wheels in the Sky
Price: Free! Words: 61,150. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The American President announces plans for a space station that will orbit the Earth with a crew of ten-thousand, the true beginning of humanity as a spacefaring race. But his plans draw out the hopes and fears of the nation, sparking controversy and dispute. It is up to a reclusive writer and his trusted investigator to get to the bottom of the story, before America threatens to tear itself apart
Pulpits and Plain Sailing
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 130,810. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2016 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
After leaving the Merchant Navy Kevin Cooney started out on his own with a humble engineering shop. A chance encounter led him to specialise in manufacturing stainless steel components for yachts, and it wasn't long before he caught the sailing bug himself. Thanks to ingenuity and determination Kevin managed to make Cooney Marine successful.
TICKER tock BOOM
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 12,910. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
2 friends, a hacker and an ex-employee stock analyst, stumble into a plot by a shadowy company, to profit from an explosion at a local chemical plant. Meanwhile 2 city detectives discover the plot with mere hours to go and race to prevent the explosion, save the 2 friends now being held captive and apprehend the criminals within the time limit.
Lost Industries of Albany County, New York
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 41,150. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
From its origins as a fur trading post before the Revolution to its transformation into New York’s capital and the hub of transportation networks, Albany County became one of the earliest and greatest industrial centers of America. Albany’s little-known industrial era, which has largely faded into history, is contained in this one well-illustrated volume for the first time.
Technological Change and Capacity Utilization
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / general, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Industrial Technology
Economics and technological evolutionary theory have a long history together. Capacity utilization measures the proportion of available productive capacity of an economic unit that is currently utilized. In this book an effort has been made to discuss the linkage between technology and capacity utilization including various measures and technical issues.
The Gurry Room
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,770. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Did you ever wonder what really goes into a can of cat food? Frank Parker, a mechanic in a fish processing plant, discovers that some knowledge can be hazardous to your health. This is a novella of approximately 30,000 words.
Better Than The Dole.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,490. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A reluctant trade union official encounters an extraordinary array of colourful characters during forty years of adventure and misadventure spent on the far edge of Western civilisation whilst witnessing the decline of manufacturing and the union movement in the developed world. His story contains extraordinarily humorous anecdotes, but is also fringed with sadness for a dying culture.
Forward Into the Past: U.S. Industrial Revolution; Entertainment Industry
Price: Free! Words: 12,140. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
The American Industrial Revolution was one of the most revolutionary times of history, which is where the textile industry grew, and the railroads grew. Along with all of that, the steel industry started booming. It was an amazing time to live if you had money, however if you didn't have money, life was much more harsh, working up top 15 hours a day starting from the age of 9 in some areas.
John of the Rhine
Price: Free! Words: 7,440. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
One spring evening in 1861, a lump of river mud wakes up in an alchemist's basement. His name is John. His new master has peculiar habits. When the modern world comes to their village in the form of a rail line, John discovers this whole being alive business is more complicated than he'd thought.
The Phenomenal Impact of 3D Printing Now and In the Future
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Investments & securities / stocks, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Industrial Technology
3D printing is here to stay and will be growing. It may be the biggest revolution since the Industrial Revolution, or even since the printing press as some speculate. It is a revolution that will affect the manufacturing and supply chain in the next few decades. This book is about investing in that revolution and becoming a shareholder in companies that have 3D printing.