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Second Contact: Chronicles on the Seeds of Orion
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Series: Contact, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,970. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012 by Rob Preece. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A small band of humans fleeing Earth has founded a new world in the face of unfriendly aliens and their technologies. Now, a generation after New Earth was founded, Old Earth is expanding, using technology New Earth supplied it. Old Earth, dominated by an imperial China, sees both aliens and humans as natural targets for expansion... and control. Can New Earth survive the threat?
Third Contact
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Series: Contact, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,410. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012 by Rob Preece. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Sole survivor of a ruthless pirate attack on his planet, Joshua Penbrook vows revenge on the men who destroyed his home. When he gains control of a space ship, Joshua is forced to become what he feared most--a space pirate. Surviving a cat-and-mouse game with space's most powerful navy won't be easy, but Joshua brings some surprises to the battle.
To Break an Hourglass
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,580. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
A fictional coming-of-age adventure novel which parallels the lives of a young girl, Jemaline (Jem) Foster, and her older neighbor, Samantha Cunningham. Jem is a teenager when she runs away from home, chasing adventure and following in the footsteps of her older neighbor. Love, risk, danger, and high seas adventure dole out life’s lessons by the barrel.
Requiem for the Damned
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,020. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Requiem for the Damned is a fast paced tale of espionage, combat, terrorism, and political warfare in the Heart of Africa. There is a war going on--a new cold war--and the prize is domination of the world's natural resources: oil, strategic metals, and, above all, human beings. It is a story grounded in the awful truth of today's world, where there are simply no limits.
The Silent Moon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,660. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The Irish convict in this true story battles with authority across three continents. The story unites major events from convict life in Australia and the gold rushes of Victoria and California. It includes Australia’s first ever Escort Robbery; a great mystery of the sea; executions; corruption and crime. A truly international story with a pirate and a supposed American Civil War hero.
The Human Interface
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Customer support can be Heaven, but most of us remember when it’s like - the other place. We all have had to deal with difficult, unreasonable people in our lives. Often the system turns them into demons, but sometimes they start out that way. Possession may be nine tenths of the law, but not when it comes to software. Also available in the collection "More Things I Could Get Out of My Mind."
Takers Economy : An Inquiry into Illegal File Sharing
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Price: Free! Words: 48,060. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Takers Economy proposes an alternative look at illegal file sharing in light of the role of art in society, and in the context of the oneness of all beings and things.
The Voyage to Ruin
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 128,400. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012 by Wicked Windlass Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
The age of piracy and war has become an age of peace. Airships soar the skies, and fellowship and amity flourish between nations. Captain Acheron Zeal of the Royal Navy longs for glory, adventure and promotion; his assignment, to hunt down and destroy a new pirate threat, seems a godsend, but how can a sailing vessel hope to capture an airship pirate?
One Hundred Eighty Landings of United States Marines 1800 - 1934: History of Controversial Punitive Adventures in Foreign Lands, Pirates, Lejeune, Perry, Fitzroy, Cuba, USS Philadelphia
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,160. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Ellsworth's 180 Landings, to use its popular title, has not been superseded by a more detailed or comprehensive coverage since its original publication forty years ago. It concerns itself with four basic causes for landings: (1) political intervention, (2) punitive actions, (3) protection of diplomatic mission, nationals, and their property, and (4) humanitarian.
Pirate Trials: Dastardly Deeds & Last Words
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Series: Pirate Trials, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 47,010. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013 by Ken Rossignol. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Some of the most bloodthirsty pirates in the world were brought to justice and held over for trial in Scotland, England and the United States . These trials detail their dastardly deeds with startling testimony of those who were there and lived to be able to testify in person.