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Villainous Vic
Series: Bogamus and Friends, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 25,600. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Law & Crime, Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books
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The quiet town of Bealey is brought to its knees when Villainous Vic, the most villainous villain in the history of villainy, escapes from prison. But an escaped criminal is not the only problem faced by the Bealey police force as Professor Rawbling is demanding police protection for his latest invention and if that wasn't enough there is also the annual police jumble sale to organise.
The Lightning Gun
Price: Free! Words: 640. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012 by Storm Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
A strange tale of time travel and murder in which a gun hits the target 10 years after firing...
Guide to Future-Present Archetypes
Price: Free! Words: 19,000. Language: American English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Essay » Technology, Essay » Sociology
Adam Rothstein's series of essays interviewing thinkers about what technology means for the future, the present, and for our understanding of history.
The Atomic Weight of Secrets or The Arrival of the Mysterious Men in Black: The Young Inventors Guild, Book One
Series: The Young Inventors Guild. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,820. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Science & Technology, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
In 1903, five truly brilliant young inventors, the children of the world's most important scientists, are taken from their lives and their parents by the mysterious men in black and left at an isolated farmhouse in Dayton, Ohio. Who are the men in black? Are the men in black trying to kidnap them--or protect them? And if they're trying to protect them--from what?
Vampire John Adams
Series: Domestic Tranquility, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Horror » General
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"Vampire John Adams" is the second part of Domestic Tranquility, a long series intertwining American presidents with vampirism. In this installment, Tobias Lear confronts President Adams with startling knowledge about George Washington. Due to the emergence of a famous inventor and the moving of the president's residence from Philadelphia to Washington, a dark, dangerous plot begins to thicken.
The Blood of the Gods
Price: Free! Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District calls on Heron of Alexandria—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—to help him solve the murder of a young noble in love, he learns what dangers lurk in trusting the gods.
Heirs of Alexandria (Alexandrian Saga #2)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,120. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
For 300 years it was believed Alexander the Great had no heir, until Heron sets off to find it.
The Virtues of Madness
Price: Free! Words: 15,900. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District calls Heron of Alexandria—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—to help him solve the mystery of a rain of frogs, he learns what value there is in the virtues of madness.
Legacy of Alexandria (Alexandrian Saga #3)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,400. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The secrets of the pyramids have been lost for two thousand years, but Heron plans to build the largest pyramid the world has ever seen to fulfill Alexander the Great's legacy.
The Discovery of Electricity: A History Just for Kids!
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 31. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / General
In this book, we will be looking at the discovery of electricity. We will talk a little about the science of what electricity is, and then we will talk about how it was discovered and how smart inventors found a way to use this force to make the world a more comfortable place to live in. What would you like to learn about electricity? This book will look at the discovery of electricity from six