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The Plague of Allegiance
Price: Free! Words: 93,820. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » USA
Nazi Germany’s development of a jet engine lags. To leapfrog ahead, Hitler’s scientists need America’s operational prototype. An enemy agent aided by disaffected US residents including Mark Stark, plan to spirit the war-changing invention to the Fatherland. Dogged by a lawman and falling in love with a war refugee, will Stark, wronged by his government, ultimately turn against his homeland?
Mexico by Motorcycle: An Adventure Story and Guide
Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 55,230. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2016 by Tony Burton. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling
Mexico by Motorcycle: An Adventure Story and Guide documents Bill Kaliher's travels off the beaten track in 1971 and again in 1993. With travel tips and sound advice gained since his first trip in 1964, this is a book for the armchair traveler, the bike aficionado, and Mexico fans. Read it before you cross the border, then tuck it in your backpack or purse as a reference on the road.
Mexican Kaleidoscope: Myths, Mysteries and Mystique
Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 41,930. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » Social Science » Latin America studies
Award-winning author Tony Burton delves into Mexico's rich history and culture. He focuses on a fascinating selection of events, individuals, myths and mysteries to explore some of the reasons why Mexico has become such an extraordinarily diverse and interesting nation. Topics include Mexican cuisine, Aztec farming, Mayan pyramids, superstitions, mythical cities, art, music, and national symbols.
Juan Zurita Mexican Lightweight Boxer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,330. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Juan Zurita fought Ike Williams for the N.B.A. lightweight title in April 1945. Williams was coming off a lackluster fight versus Willie Joyce. Scheduled for Philadelphia Williams and Zurita actually met in a Mexico City bullring. The fight itself was not nearly as exciting as Zurita's fight against Sammy Angott in March 1944. The 5'5" Mexican was a switch hitter, a style that excited spectators.
Here Lies Buried
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,710. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015 by Aquitaine Ltd. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Looking for family among strangers, a woman finds that seeking out distant relatives can be deadly and that some Arizona mysteries are better left buried!
The Last Skywatchers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 158,160. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The Last Skywatchers steals into the lost world of early California where the Skywatcher, Keeper of the Calendar, holds the power of life and death, health and disease, plenty and want. Three generations of Skywatchers, each in their own way, meet the sweeping challenges of the late 18th century and early 19th century West.
Dreadwolves: A son's Revenge
Series: Dreadwolf Series, Short Story Introduction. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Revenge for the Dreadwolf leader Tozi, boils in the heart of her enemy. Coaxoch has waited eighteen long years to get her revenge, and finally the time has come. Join her son Xipil, as he attempts to do his mother bidding in her desperation to get even with the Dreadwolf leader. Will his mother's lust for revenge be appeased? Or will Xipil become a victim to the Dreadwolves?
Memoirs of a Rum-Runner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,430. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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This is the true life story of a Spaniard in the New World. Landing in Mexico as a boy in 1816, Clemente is at heart an entrepreneur, or mafioso; he hustles through wars, gambles against revolutionaries, teetering from one side of the law to the other. Between Havana, Tampico and New Orleans, he amasses fortunes and shakes his fist at death. A bronze statue of him still stands in Utrera, Spain.
Looking for Lucha
Series: The Adventures of Macho Caballo, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 97,690. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
Ramon Caballo has a problem - in old Mexico, where men were men and women knew their place, Ramon has insulted the wrong party and been given a curse, that of turning into a girl and the most awkward time. He has discovered that he has a sister, raised by the Apache, somewhere in the wilds of northern Mexico. Now he must rescue her before an evil sorcerer gets both of them. (price going up soon)
Mexico
Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 195,730. Language: British English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Mexico is a history of that remarkable and fascinating country over the past one hundred years, since the outbreak of the Revolution in 1910. By combining chronological description with topical treatments of important aspects of Mexico's past it offers the reader a vivid impression of the depth of its experience and why it is so different from other countries.