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Profiles of Women Murdered by the Boston Strangler
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Social Science » True crime
My e-book is a close examination of the lives of women who were murdered by the Boston Strangler in 1962-63. I researched the women's ethnic backgrounds, their families, immigration history, employment, living places, and death circumstances. Different than other true crime books, I focused on the people who were victims instead of the criminal. Each of the women was noteworthy in her own right.
Последний паломник
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,830. Language: Russian. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Американский Корпус мира. Что скрывалось за ним? В этой книге, первой из трилогии, действие происходит на просторах вчерашнего СССР, где царит беззаконие. Госдепартамент США, совершенно не подготовленный к операциям в бывших союзных республиках, посылает сотни добровольцев, рвущихся оказывать помощь. Один из них, Грей Палмер, сталкивается с криминальной структурой и вливается в нее.
Dust of the Universe, Tales of Family
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,370. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Commended--SPR Awards 2014 Family. Inescapable, universal, defining. Whether near or far, family can evoke feelings of love or resentment, trust or regret--never indifference. In this award-winning collection of sixteen insightful tales, V.S. Kemanis explores the mysterious depths of human emotion, all the heartbreak and joy of families in conflict and harmony.
Telmenu Saimnieks - The Lord of Telmeni
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 118,880. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
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Voldemars Vechi, an officer status in the Czarist Cavalry, finds himself caught between his obligated duty to his conscripted failing country Russia, and his heart and heritage, Latvia and Telmeni.
English Latvian Joke Book
Series: Language Learning Joke Books, Book 21. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 8,410. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Baltic Languages, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Foreign Languages
The English Latvian joke book is a collection of 100 jokes in easy English together with Latvian translations. There is also vocabulary help for the reader and some great cartoons. Great jokes like: ’’Dakter, dakter, es nepārtraukti zaudēju atmiņu! “Mmmm, un kad tas sākās? “Kas kad sākās?“ or this classic: “Mammu, vai es varu nēsāt krūšturi tagad, kad man ir sešpadsmit?“ “Nē, Deivid.“
The Girl from Latvia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
War crept silently into my life when most little girls enjoy playing jacks and jumping rope; when the soft echoes of the past dance upon early adolescent innocents. Yes, World War II came softly into my life.
The Bear And The Diva
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,580. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical
The Latvian, Andrej Yakovlevitch Namnik, landowner and bachelor approaching middle age, takes time out from his business trip to Russia to take in the sights of the magnificent city of St. Petersburg. Within twenty four hours he rescues a beautiful Bohemian woman, Marie Subrtova, finds himself involved in a Revolutionist meeting, escapes a subsequent police raid only to find himself locked up.
The Sable Provenance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,760. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This 200-year saga (1790 – 1990) is a close-to-true novel that began with a criminal family in England, another in Scotland, and a family of nobles in Ireland. It is the story of how they came to be in Australia and how the progress of convicts and aristocrats resulted in the SABLE siblings of Western Australia.
Fitness Mosaics - A Collection of Articles on Health and Fitness
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,400. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
Mark R. Hailey's collection of magazine and blog articles comes together in one book entitled Fitness Mosaics. Mark writes on a number of health and fitness topics ranging from understanding metabolism, working with weights, and knowing that you are genetically programmed to succeed in fitness… to his personal accounts of Eastern European fitness habits and the discovery of Yoga.
A Jew from Riga
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
The author in 2004 visited Riga in order to learn more about her Dad’s mysterious past. How did her father, a young soldier at the start of World War II end up migrating from Eastern Europe to South Africa? And why did he leave suddenly when she was 10 and head for the States? On her travels, Greta learns a lot about Latvia, land of his youth, and Riga, the Baltics' capital city that rocks.