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The Amulet of The Pharaohs
By Brent Peacock
Series: Karen Blakehurst Adventures, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,220. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2010. Category: Fiction
When Doctor Karen Blakehurst, Egyptologist, discovers a clue to the hidden location of the fabled Amulet of the Pharaohs, she sets out on a frantic treasure hunt that leads across Egypt and Europe. According to legend the Amulet is the source of power that made ancient Egypt great. Karen takes on more than she realises. The hunt for the greatest treasure of all time may cost Karen her life.
The Complete Chronicle of the Emperors of Rome; Vol. 1
By Roger Kean
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,200. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Few books before have explored the exploits and notorious antics of Rome's imperial dynasties in such readable detail—a record of the often brutal but fascinating lives of the ancient world's most powerful rulers. This eBook edition of the praised 2005 hardback has web-links to illustrations, genealogy and maps. Vol.1: from Augustus to Carinus (63 BC–AD 285. "A joyride of a read."
The Complete Chronicle of the Emperors of Rome; Vol. 2
By Roger Kean
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,940. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Few books before have explored the exploits and notorious antics of Rome's imperial dynasties in such readable detail. Exhaustive research brings to life the fascinating lives of the ancient world's most powerful rulers. This eBook edition of the praised 2005 hardback has web-links to numerous illustrations and maps. Vol.2: from Diocletian to Justinian (AD 285–565). "This book is a must."
Getting Out of Jersey
By M.P. Esham
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,900. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2010. Category: Fiction
When Daniel Ryan returns home from the service all he wants to do is find peace. As he struggles to figure out what is going on in his head he finds himself drawn closer and closer to a withdrawn and mysterious young lady – and the answers he may not want to know. “Best new horror!” - Susan Preston “Can’t wait for the second book!” - Andy Green “Great ending!” - John Masterson
Carthaginian Empire 03 - Shipwrights
By David Bowman
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction
Hanno has a trick nobody else knows. His ships are mass produced. English oak is stronger than any timber available in the Mediterranean. Can Carthaginian engineering help his allies to achieve peace with the neighboring tribes? Can he convince them that trade is better than war with Carthage and her allies? Its 460BC. England is changing. Carthage is changing. Is Hanno right?
Last of the Ninth
By Stephen Lorne Bennett
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 140,620. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2010. Category: Fiction
Can the dead hold sway among the living? A Roman legion has been annihilated and an imperial agent has vanished. Malorix, "the Emperor's assassin", follows their trail eastward. Led on his journey by the ghosts of a dark present and a darker past, he moves inexorably toward a final confrontation with the Reaper, the terrible spectre that haunts the last survivors of Rome's infamous Spanish Legion.
The Green Bronze Mirror by Lynne Ellison
By Christopher Posner
Price: Free! Words: 38,840. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2010. Category: Fiction
Karen is playing on the beach when she finds an ancient mirror buried in the sand. She looks into it, and is transported back in time to the Roman empire. Finding herself a slave, she faces many hair-raising adventures in her struggle to return to her own time. Read author Lynne Ellison's account of how she wrote this book on her website http://www.filedby.com/author/lynne_ellison/3820272
The Battle Honours of the Royal Hampshire Regiment
By Rupert Matthews
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,990. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction
Men from Hampshire have for generations fought in the ranks of the Royal Hampshire Regiment, or its predecessors. All 160 Battle Honours of the regiment are featured in this book, including Blenheim, Minden, Barrosa, Kabul, Paardeburg, Mons, The Somme, Mesopotamia, Ypres, Passchendaele, Dunkirk, North Africa, Sicily, D-Day and Rhine Crossing.
The Old Ghosts
By Barbara Hayes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,040. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Fiction
The British Isles are the most haunted places on Earth. Ghosts shimmer through stately homes and humble cottages alike. They linger at lonely crossroads and walk the ancient trackways. But few people know much about them. In the stories in this book Barbara portrays exactly how Boggarts, Banshees, Co-Walkers, the White Lady and the Old Hag really behave.
The 40-Year-Old Vespa Virgin
By Peter Moore
Price: Free! Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
In the summer he turned 40, Peter Moore bought a Vespa as old as he was and rode it from Milan to Rome. It was a trip that took him through medieval stone towns, patchworked fields and into the hearts of all the Italians he met. This is an abridged version of Peter's book about the trip, Vroom with a View, published by Random House. It first appeared in the Lonely Planet anthology, Flightless.