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Four Days in Istanbul
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,320. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
This article (11,000 words, 40 photographs) presents a day-by-day account of our visit to the old part of the city. We visited the Basilica Cistern, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and Harem museums, Chora museum, Grand Bazaar, and a Bosphorus cruise. Two other special events were the Sarnic Hotel Cooking Class and an unforgettable Turkish Bath.
Mameluke
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 115,990. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Following the death of his parents Amin decides to leave his familiar world in search of a new life. But as the First World War reaches its height, fate carries him farther from home than he ever imagined. After being betrayed Amin becomes embroiled in the politics and chaos of the collapsing Ottoman Empire. Forced to serve his political masters Amin holds on to the hope of one day returning home.
Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation-20 Years of a Successful Regional Cooperation
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,920. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Countries in the Black Sea Basin established BSEC seeking a region-wide solution to their common problems with a sense of political and economic belonging to the Black Sea. Member states joined the cooperation without considering settling their problems and demands in a satisfying manner. They were quite pleased with the idea to balance their interests instead of settling their security concerns.
My Journey to Kilis
Price: Free! Words: 28,950. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My Journey to Kilis follows a medical student from Qatar as he sets out to work with Syrian refugees for three weeks. It is a journal-styled piece of work that tries to explores the plight of Syrian victims in Kilis, Turkey. It is interspersed with emotions like sorrow and humor as it tries to tell the story from the point of view of a medical student, humanitarian and a human rights advocate.
Istanbul Intrigues
Price: Free! Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This is the story of Istanbul--but also of Turkey, the Balkans, and the eastern Mediterranean--during World War II, based on extensive interviews and the use of archives, especially those of the OSS, which I was the first to see for this region. The book is written as a cross between a scholarly work and a real-life thriller.
Science Fiction Novels About Oil Gas Energy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Free will & determinism
Frank Herbert's novel touches on addictions to oil. Chase Leo enters bookstores in Ankara, Paris, Istanbul and New York City, only to find that Herbert's readers discuss the petroleum industry with Dune's interplanetary games in much the same way. Chase Leo traveled north of San Francisco to Santa Rosa, California, where Frank Herbert was an editor for the local newspaper The Press Democrat.
Kızsız Hayat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,350. Language: Turkish. Published: November 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Comics
Bodrumda luks bir hayat yasayan Hayrettin, istanbul’da universiteyi kazanir. Istanbul’un gece hayatini merak ederek buyuk bir heyecanla istanbul’a gelir. Universiteye baslar ama istedigi ortami ve gece hayatini bulamaz..
Veil of the Goddess
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,480. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
When the True Cross is discovered beneath a bombed Iraqi mosque, a countdown to the ultimate Crusade begins. Can Sgt. Ivy Newland control the power of the Cross, or will the Foundation bring about the end-times? Assisted by Capt. Zack Herrera, a mysterious priestess, and growing powers, Ivy flees the CIA, the Foundation, and Iraqi insurgents across Iraq, Turkey, Greece, and Ital
Forty Thorns
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,870. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Based on the Oral Memoir of a Turkish Revolutionary Woman, the epic Forty Thorns blends past with present in a war-torn love story that parallels the new nation during the critical years of the emerging state with its dramatic events, changes, and the universal women’s struggle for self-determination.
Boomers Away; Travels at the Edge of the Comfort Zone
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 166,970. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Tag along as your authors journey through: 5 continents, 18 countries, and 108 cities. Climb ancient pyramids. Hike up sacred mountains. Safari amidst fascinating wildlife. Wander atmospheric local markets. Meet wonderful people. Explore cites old and new. Lie on palm shaded beaches. Sample exotic foods. Experience the thrill of discovery and exploration. See the world in fresh and exciting ways.