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Hell's Fire: A Documentary History of the American Atomic and Thermonuclear Weapons Projects, from Hiroshima to the Cold War and the War on Terror
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,350. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
A history of nuclear weapons, from the Manhattan Project which built the atomic bomb, to the "Mike" test which paved the way for the hydrogen bomb, to the "war on terror" which seeks an entire new generation of "earth-penetrating" nuclear bombs.
The Trinity Paradox
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,460. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
By Kevin J. Anderson & Doug Beason. Activist Elizabeth Devane wished for an end to nuclear weapons. During a protest, the unthinkable happens: a flash of light and Elizabeth awakes to find herself alone in a desolate desert arroyo almost fifty years in the past: 1944, Los Alamos, New Mexico. The Manhattan Project. Could she—should she—attempt the greatest sabotage in history?
Trinity of the Sands
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,480. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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Los Alamos, 1945. Mort Whitman helps build "the gadget" that will end the war and immolate untold thousands of men-- if it works. As the minds of men mushroom in a dark dream of war, he seeks solace in the white sands of the Jornada del Muerto. But what he discovers there teaches him how justice really works in the New Mexico badlands-- as well as how one man can atone for a nuclear holocaust.
Five Strange Obsessions
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,140. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Professionally published author Alistair Ainscott presents five offbeat speculative tales: "The Thriller Writer's Workshop," "Tailor Maidens," "Occupy Stinking America," "Assailing the Void," and "Trinity of the Sands." From hotshots with something to prove, a romance of bad breath and extreme plastic surgery, to one man's burden to atone for nuclear holocaust, it doesn't get much stranger.
The Dream Shelf
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,980. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » General
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The Dream Shelf follows Sam Archer on a journey of hope, frustration, elation and shame as he struggles to uncover the secret of his father’s hidden past. Along the way it examines the basis of human motivation, asks whether doing the wrong thing can sometimes be the right thing to do and highlights lessons in sacrifice and integrity that one generation must pass on to the next.
The Sensei of Dandelions Hushed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Join Morrow Walker and the inimitable Great Serendipity Scott as they unfurl the tangled strands of time in their most harrowing adventure ever. Can they help Shizuko Katani, honored sensei and one-time mentor of Mr. Scott, find solace with her long-lost baby sister? It just takes the guts to confront a lightning storm while an atom bomb shudders atop a hundred-foot steel tower directly overhead.
Test Your Knowledge: Robert Oppenheimer Quiz Book
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by One Life Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Robert Oppenheimer was a theoretical physicist and former Director of the Los Alamos Laboratory. He was a recipient of the Medal for Merit, recipient of the Enrico Fermi award, elected a foreign member of the Royal Society in Britain and made an Officer of the Legion of Honor in France and became a man of influence in America. This book presents Oppenheimer's life in quiz form.
National Security History Series - The Manhattan Project, Making the Atomic Bomb (2010 Edition) - From the Einstein Letter to the Atomic Bomb and American Strategy, Project Chronology
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,550. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This important ebook provides a comprehensive history of the making of the atomic bomb, starting with discoveries in physics in the late 19th century, through the massive World War II effort culminating in the world's first atomic bomb detonation.
Gatekeeper to Los Alamos: Dorothy Scarritt McKibbin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,780. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » American
In March 1943 Dorothy Scarritt McKibbin took a position that catapulted her into the center of the Manhattan Project. A rare combination of gentility and fire, Dorothy was the one point of contact with the world beyond "the Hill," a world that did not know of the existence of the community she guarded.