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Body of Art: A Horror Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,330. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Lake View Gallery owner, Sam Lee, struggles to survive after the famous Layton Family Gallery opens down the street. When some strange paintings by new artist Gloria sells within hours for any price he asks, Sam realizes her paintings are his salvation. Can Sam keep Gloria stable enough to keep painting? Why does her work fill him with horror and dreams of blood? Is his business worth his sanity?
100 Beauties: Suzuki Harunobu
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Suzuki Harunobu was a celebrated 18th century Japanese ukiyo-e artist who produced thousands of exquisite woodblock prints illustrating aspects of life and society in old Edo - today's Tokyo. His subjects extended from Kabuki actors and courtesans to landscapes, explicit eroticism and street scenes. Yet the subject at which he most excelled was bijin-ga or paintings of beautiful women.
47 Ronin: Utagawa Kuniyoshi Edition
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
The story of the 47 Ronin is perhaps the most popular and best known legend of traditional Japan. Set in the early 18th century, it tells a tale of honour and bloody revenge as the brotherhood of 47 masterless Samurai pursue the ruthless killing of Lord Kira, the official who brought about the downfall and suicide of their master, Lord Asano.
47 Ronin: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi Edition
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 8,660. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
The story of the 47 Ronin is perhaps the most popular and best known legend of traditional Japan. Set in the early 18th century, it tells a tale of honour and bloody revenge as the masterless Samurai pursue the ruthless killing of Lord Kira, the official who brought about the downfall and suicide of their master, Lord Asano.
28 Famous Murders
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Between 1866 and 1868 the celebrated Japanese artist Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, in collaboration with his colleague Utagawa Yoshiiku, produced a series of images of graphic horror and cruelty entitled ’28 Famous Murders with Verse’.
Health and Well Being: A Medieval Guide
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 7,880. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
The Tacuinum Sanitatis is a medieval handbook on Health and Well Being. First produced in Italy around 1380, it was aimed at an educated secular readership and offered concise and sensible advice on how to live a long, healthy and enjoyable life.
50 Skill Sharing Home Business Ideas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Home-based businesses
Part 8 of a series of 10 mini booklets. This book shares 50 practical business ideas on various skills you can teach other people for money - that's just under 2c per idea!
Merry Christmas, Henry
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,710. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Henry, a shy and talented artist, moonlights as a security guard at a museum and loses his heart to a beautiful, melancholy woman in a painting. As his obsession grows, he finds a kindred soul who helps him in his search for happiness. On Christmas Eve, Henry dares to take a chance on love and fulfill his dream.
Parasite Girls
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,950. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A burned out American photojournalist surfaces in Tokyo after a disastrous last assignment. Aidan Conner seeks to rebuild his career and life, while his old friend Mima finds her past has become present. Through flashbacks, Aidan recalls their friendship, and what binds Mima to her closest friends, Sora and Eko. Aidan is reminded of the one thing that never dies between true friends.
Standing by Water
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Price: $9.99 USD. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
Standing by Water takes the viewer further into my private studio work of the late ‘90s and early 2000. It is my 3rd installment in the Early Works Series.