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The California Gold Rush: A History Just For Kids
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Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 13. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,080. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / General
The long car carried the men down into the depths of the Empire Gold Mine outside of Grass Valley, California. The year is 1850. These men are working to find and extract gold from the hard quartz rock in the Foothill Mountains of California. The tunnel that they were descending down wasn’t very high, so they had to watch their heads. There they were, a line of men, one seated behind the other,
Other Options
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,860. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Eddie has a great life with a loving wife and fabulous job.Unfortunately, his wife doesn’t feel the same way, leaving Eddie for another man.As an ice miner, he’s expected to spend months at a time on his ship. Will being trapped on a ship with a woman help Eddie get over his fear and hatred of women and move on with his life? Are there any other options?
The Birth of Races
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,590. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
“It’s ironic,” she reflected, “how humans have longed to meet another intelligent race, not realizing their potential to evolve into one.”
Cabochon
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,260. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012 by Writers AMuse Me. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
The staff of Cabochon Incorporated, a colored gemstone mining company, witness the attempted murder of Andi Sterling. For two of them, their navy SEAL training kicks into high gear and they will do whatever it takes to protect her and stop the man who wants her dead.
The Interview
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
A job interview aboard a helicopter. The prize, to work on one of the richest open cut mines in the world. The boss doesn't know that he's the candidate's father.
A Heart's Glass Ceiling
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,980. Language: Australian English. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(Previously titled GLASS CEILINGS) When career woman Verity smashes the glass ceiling of a multi-national mining company, snatching the top job from the waiting hands of corporate nemesis Royce, she finds her love-scarred heart and even her life at risk. But corporate glass ceilings aren't the only things meant to be broken ... and when someone determined enough breaks the glass, watch out below!
Brimstone: The North Lyell Mine Disaster
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,380. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
On Saturday, October 12, 1912, a suspicious fire broke out deep underground in a copper mine on Tasmania’s rugged west coast. Fifty men were trapped below ground for five days, as a mammoth rescue effort was undertaken to free them. At the official inquiry, one man was accused of deliberately lighting the fire to avenge the death of his brother.
10 Australian Short Stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,290. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This is the collection of 10 stories with an Australian theme. The topics are diverse as is the author's voice. The works combine grief, humour, pathos and satire and at times, the story line is uniquely Australian. At other times, the themes are universal.
Sailors, Scientists, Spies
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,300. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Sailors describes the lives of two Spanish naval officers. Jorge Juan and Antonio Ulloa, chosen in 1735 by Philip V to represent Spanish interests on a French expedition to South America. Their experiences on this journey and their later contributions to eighteenth-century Spain were remarkable, from ship design to canal building, mining, dangerous sea patrols to naming the base metal platinum.
White Haul Wildcats: Solar Strike
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012 by Grey Cat Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
When mistakes begin to plague the best team in the big-money game of recycling stars, Gordon Grant races to find the rivals responsible for the sabotage. The last thing he needs is to destroy a solar system with an ill-timed mistake... but the last thing his rivals need is the wrath of Gordon Grant and the White Haul Wildcats.