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Amelia Earhart: Never in Man's Shadow
By Daniel Alef
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
Biographical profile of Amelia Earhart. Earhart’s disappearance has mesmerized the American public ever since her fateful around-the-world flight in 1937. However, the public’s fascination with Lady Lindy began long before her disappearance as she ventured into what was an almost exclusively male domain: airplanes and flight, flaunting convention with panache. This is her story.
Squawk 7700
By Peter Buffington
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 142,300. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
Squawk 7700 is a timely, eye opening, must read aviation autobiography. My personal experiences as an airline pilot and as acting first officer aboard US Airways Flight 1549 that ditched into the Hudson River, I recommend Squawk 7700 for anyone interested in an aviation career, and mandatory reading for those who fly on our national airline system. Jeff Skiles, First Officer US Airways Flight 1549
Balls of Fire
By Ben Games
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,510. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction
Set in 1970 during the Vietnam War, this semi-biographical story was compiled from the journal of Ben R. Games, PhD. He flew for the 1st Cavalry Division. He and his crew flew many missions and even received the Distinguished Flying Cross for their efforts. The story is told from the perspective of Chinook #037 while it flew for Company “B” stationed at Thai Firebase Bear Cat, Vietnam.
A Terrorist's Mirror
By Ben Games
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 13,370. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction
A non-fiction story of a Chief Warrant Officer of the US Army taking his wife on a trip through a free fire zone in Vietnam to act as bait for an ambush. The success of the trap depended upon complete secrecy, and needed to appear logical and genuine to the North Vietnamese. Find out how they pulled it off.
The Invincible Alice
By Alice L. Luckhardt
You set the price! Words: 28,560. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
Alice L. Walters Wallace is a Florida-raised, privileged, educated and lovely young woman in 1940. Yet, for the next 69 years she endured numerous personal illnesses, family deaths and four different husbands within a few years. In spite of the problems she managed to live life to its fullest; whether being a pilot, model, businesswoman or nurse, she attempted it and achieved success at them all.
The Belt
By Raymond Hancock
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2009. Category: Fiction
One aliens love of grav-bike racing and the racial ignorance that will stop at nothing to quash his dreams. The race of the belt is the most prestigious grav-bike race of them all. Rand stands to win more than a cash prize, trophy, and bragging rights; he will win the hearts of his people. He only has his life to lose!
The Meaning of Larf
By P J Bradbury
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,370. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
125 luscious pages of amusement for anyone who likes a laugh and some thoughtfulness. Gathered from hundreds of unsolicited emails over eons of monitor-staring pleasure, these tid-bits of nonsense, sense and otherwise gritty, pithy and rather silly jottings of so many scribes, most called Anony Mouse, cannot go unheralded.
Unfaithful Servant
By Tom Casey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,960. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2010. Category: Fiction
Brilliant, disgruntled CIA officer Jack Harris avenges the death of his military fiancé in a fast paced thriller. Jack’s clever technique applied to strategic targets in the U.S. is discovered by his childhood friend, FBI agent Frank Warren, who invokes a blood vow to learn why and wherefore. A compelling read with a surprise ending.
Broken Faith
By Diane J Cornwell
Series: Broken, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,300. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2010 by Tift Publishing. Category: Fiction
When empathic gene engineer, Keeper Sonja discovers she was unknowingly impregnated with the first talented embryo she created, she is determined to abort, until she realises the fifteen-week-old embryo is already self-aware and mind speaking to her, leaving her only one option: flee the complex to protect him from testing and termination.
The Last Cabbandeum
By Jonathan Eli
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,760. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2010. Category: Fiction
Jason Corvair donned a uniform and left Earth with the hope of saving the world. Fifteen years later, the survivor of an alien war and wretched imprisonment, he returns, a disfigured veteran. Now a genuine war hero, he’s offered an opportunity he can hardly refuse: a chance to be returned to normal. But that could be the most dangerous thing of all…