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14 Fun Facts About the River Thames: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
The River Thames has a colorful history. It was a river road long before railways and roads were built. It has brought flood, disease and death to thousands of people. It has over 80 islands, 200 bridges, 20 tunnels, 45 locks, six public ferries and one ford. Yet it still reminds us of its history with about one body a week being found in its waters. Educational Version has activities to meet CCSS
Warde Street
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 16,990. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013 by Richard Murphy. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Warde Street tells the story of Eddie, whose life is ripped apart when his wife is killed in the July 7th 2005, London bombings. Eddie retreats to Manchester, to heal and somehow start over. An unexpected encounter with his oldest friend sets off a chain of events that will leave a sister fighting for the truth, a desperate father fighting for his freedom and the murky motivations of a politician.
The Eighth Square
Series: Fayborn, Book 2. Price: $3.48 USD. Words: 48,520. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
(5.00)
Fayborn, #2 - Dodging unwelcome encounters with the supernatural is making Petra Godfellow's freshman year very difficult. Emissaries from the imprisoned Faerie Queen are looking for her. Members of the Green Kingdom Militia watch her everywhere she goes. Worst of all, servants of James Oberon keep trying to kidnap her. All because they believe that Petra is a direct descendant of Robin the Puck.
The Quiet House
Price: Free! Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(4.33)
A young man, fresh out of university, begins to experience bizarre and haunting events in his almost supernaturally quiet London flat.
This is a Book About Emily, by Emily
You set the price! Words: 97,650. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
"The first time I saw her, like not in one of those god-awful videos they show endlessly on VH-1, was at my dad’s house during some big Thanksgiving celebration."
Every Step of The Way
Price: $4.53 USD. Words: 118,400. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When the Killer Smog of 1952 descends over London, leaving a trail of disruption and tragedy in its wake, 16-year-old Beth's life is changed forever as she battles to keep her family together whilst fighting against the prejudices and social bigotry during the era of Teddy Boys and gang fights, coffee bars and birth of the pop chart culture.
Oblivion Storm
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,640. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013 by Xchyler Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Over a century past, a wily young pauper wins the hearts of a childless couple of ancient nobility, and a place in one of the most prestigious families in London. The sole heir to the Grenshall family legacy, Iris 'Tally' Grenshall fights to protect her family from the machinations of an evil woman, but discovers her adversary presents a threat much greater than she ever imagined . . .
Twenty-Five
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,450. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Abigail is sure her life is going nowhere when she realizes she hasn't done anything on a list of goals she made as a teenager. Ben is looking to find "the one" after his last girlfriend cheated. When they crash into each other, it appears they've found exactly what they wanted. When Abigail is offered a job overseas, they'll discover even true love can find itself separated by time and distance.
The Reluctant Miss Van Helsing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,370. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
In a paranormal England full of anachronism, hijinx, pop culture, and romance, Jane Van Helsing is about to deliver a sharp wakeup call to 1828 London’s leading lothario.
Paulyanna: International Rent-boy
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 141,300. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Travel
(5.00)
Paulyanna: International Rent-boy is a honest and frank portrayal of a working-class male prostitute’s life. Early abandonment, poverty, lack of education and sexual abuse delivered Paul onto the streets. But, ever optimistic, he does not dwell too much on the past. Without added glamour or grit, Paul shares the raw accounts of his life as a rent-boy in the 90s, from London to Los Angeles.