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Poor Things
Price: Free! Words: 82,810. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Horror » General
After a tragic accident, football superstar Joel Harper finds himself rolling his wheelchair into a new school in a strange town. Soon he's making friends of misfits, taking lessons in Iron Maiden, and dodging a ruthless bully with a penchant for switchblades. Little is he aware, something ancient and wounded has awoken deep beneath the tiny mountain community, and all of Honaw will know its pain.
Mines Away! The Significance of U.S. Army Air Forces Aerial Minelaying in World War II - Japan's Outer and Inner Zones, AAF Plan and Reality, Operation Starvation Blockade, Navy Subs, Curtis LeMay
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,110. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In World War II's Pacific Theater, the U.S. Army Air Forces (AAF) devoted a small percentage of its long-range capability to aerial minelaying against Japanese warships and commerce. Sea mines-explosive underwater devices that damaged, sank, or deterred ships - were weapons that had difficulty gaining the same acceptance as guns, bombs, and torpedoes.
Naval Mines in the 21st Century: Can NATO Navies Meet the Challenge? Sea Mines, Danger to Shipping, Sea Lines of Communication (SLOCS), Mine Warfare and Countermeasures (MCM), New Technology Mines
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,280. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the current challenge of defending against sea and naval mines.
The Mineless Battlespace: Shaping the Future Battlefield without Conventional Landmines - History and Evolution of Landmines, Support for the Ban, Humanitarian Crisis, Doctrines for Alternatives
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 38,510. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the ability of the United States Army to shape the battlefield without the use of conventional landmines.
Mine Warfare History and Technology: Comprehensive Review from Early Mines, Admiral Mahan's Views, World War I and II, Bushnell's Keg, 20th Century Developments, Magnetic Influence, Sweeping, New Tech
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 118,120. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book provides a comprehensive survey of the history of mine warfare from the earliest designs through World War I, II, and the Vietnam War, and modern technologies.
Legacy of Lies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,480. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
The deed to an Upper Peninsula ghost town, a charred pocket watch, and an insane asylum lead Iris Edwards, an investigative journalist on a quest for the truth about her rich and infamous family, and Dr. Joseph Falcon, a native American physician searching for his mother’s murderer, to a truth that will rewrite history—and redefine the meaning of, “Truth, Love and Sacrifice”.
Winds Of Fate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Enslaved in the mines of the cruel Denarth, Tolly had known only despair and humiliation. In desperation, he fled his captors and scaled an impossible height - the only means of escape. Once out, he runs, but will Tolly regain his freedom and find his way home?
Seeds of Discord
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,710. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history
The 1984 miners' strike was the most bitter conflict in British industrial history. Lasting a full twelve months it was responsible for a number of deaths, thousands of injuries and arrests and the dreadful division of communities and even families and the ultimate destruction of a once great industry.
Blind Fish: Locked in the Park
Series: Blind Fish. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,940. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Trapped underground when the Bio Park closes, a small group of unfortunate stragglers struggle to work together and provide for themselves. Complicating their attempt to survive is their growing suspicion that they are being watched. Under the eyes of possibly malign voyeurs, their decisions are crucial, because buried under the earth, mistakes are not forgiven, and time is running out.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 7 - Ground Systems - Engineers, Mines, Command and Control, Information Warfare, Chemical, Biological, Nuclear
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,620. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE), serving as an authoritative "encyclopedia" of weapons around the world. Part Seven includes the section of Volume One covering engineers, mines, mine detectors, recon vehicles, command and control, information warfare, and CBRN.