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The Weight of Gold
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Price: Free! Words: 15,810. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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 dismembered human forearm, he learns what value there is in the weight of gold.
Nikola Tesla: Imagination and the Man That Invented the 20th Century
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Price: Free! Words: 12,380. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013 by Oculus Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
If you want to learn about one of history’s most fascinating minds and uncover some of his secrets of imagination—secrets that enabled him to invent machines light years ahead of his time and literally bring light to the world—then you want to read this book. Imagination amplifies and colors every other element of genius, and unlocks our potential for understanding and ability. It’s no coincide
Luftigel and Doppelgänger
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Series: The Magnetron Chronicles, Volume 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,840. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
In this fifth volume of the Magnetron Chronicles series, Magnetron’s mysterious disappearance in 1901 is revealed, as are his romantic interests. Having journeyed to Berlin, the Hogalum Society members seek to clear their names and hunt down Eldridge Compost before he can do more harm. In so doing, they will be drawn into Compost’s schemes, culminating in a battle to the death over German skies.
Astrid Maxxim and her Undersea Dome
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Series: Astrid Maxxim - Girl Inventor, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,760. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Girl inventor Astrid Maxxim and her friends are back. This time Astrid is building an observation dome beneath the sea. Will she complete her amazing construction project, or will she be sidetracked by underwater monsters, the evil organization known as the Black Hand, or her snotty cousin Gloria?
Pirates of Tezomea Episode 6: Sexy Mad Science
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Price: Free! Words: 11,130. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Lazarus and Kynthia aren't the only ones to discover a castle in the middle of the wilderness. Romance author and explorer Danni was sent an invitation she couldn't refuse. Will this be just a boring reunion between old school chums, or is there a nefarious plot afoot? Find out in part 6 of The Pirates of Tezomea.
3 From The Edge
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,590. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
'3 From The Edge' contains 2 short stories and 1 flash-length piece totaling about 6,500 words. These 3 stories depict events that bring the world rushing to the edge of enormous changes that will alter the lives of everyone on Earth forever... at the least.
The Adventures of Heron
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,340. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District calls on Heron of Alexandria—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—to help him solve a series of crimes, he learns the unexpected value of the inventor's unique knowledge. Five Mysteries from Ancient Alexandria The Price of Numbers The Weight of Gold The Blood of the Gods The Virtues of Madness The Curse of the Gorgon
Morgan vs The Invaders from the Mirror Dimension
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Price: Free! Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Young Morgan just wants to do what is right. Doing what is right for his family and his world. When Alex Morgan is faced with the mystery of the appearance of the Mirror Men he rushes to investigate. Alex's life changes as well as other things. Will Alex have the strength to do what he thinks as right?
Hellquad
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,450. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In this classic, humorous science fiction romp, a husband and wife who were executed for selling state secrets have their sentences reversed and are now resurrected. They hire a detective agency to find their long lost daughter who disappeared somewhere in a system of four notoriously deadly planets. The Hellquad. The hero and his android butler set out to find her.
Stormy Genius: The Life of Aviation's Maverick Bill Lear
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 144,850. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
"Reckless, abrasive, egocentric, conniving, wife-cheater...indeed a genius...Interesting reading for all..." The Witchita Eagle-Beacon