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The 40-Year-Old Vespa Virgin
Price: Free! Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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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.
The latin alphabet
Price: $9.90 USD. Words: 6,090. Language: French. Published: August 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
This book follows the book 'The Greek alphabet'. For the first time ever, it tries to establish a potential relationship between the latin letters and the latin language. It's illustrated with many explanatory pictures.
The Wrath
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,070. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The Wrath is a novel that weaves prophecy, science and headlines, into a compelling personal crucible. Are we living in the end times? No person knows. However, since each of us die, we are all living in our own personal end times. What do we make of that time? Does that time even exist?
on the Trail of the Real St George
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,780. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Dragon-slayer, English hero, martyr, warrior, soldier and saint — St George has been all these things. But who was the real St George? This fascinating book draws on the most recent academic research into folklore and legends to put together an accurate account of St George’s original life story, and how he has developed in folklore and legend to become what he is today.
Mystical Journey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,250. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
A Memoir of the bond between a brother and sister, he being honored with awards in Italy, she in the final days of her life in the US. The compassionate journal of an artist/writer who, despite professional advances abroad, is haunted by a sibling who encouraged his work over long years,is now on her death bed. "Bring back wonderful stories," she'd told him. This is how she shared the journey.
Carthaginian Empire 09 - Return to Athens
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Handro and Carthage have won but the cities of Greece have closed their gates to him and his Spartan allies. The Spartans stormed Corinth and reduced it. Handro must avoid that fate for Thebes and Athens. Does the legendary general/diplomat have the skills to prevent it? Can he destroy the powerbase states without destroying the cities? Its 394BC and Handro must act to prevent barbarism.
Carthaginian Empire 10 - Assassin
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Handro is taking a well earned rest in Athens. One night a slight sound disturbs him. Is the assassin still in the room? Who is he? Why does he want Handro dead? All is not as it seems as even his allies are turning against him. Has the whole of Greece gone mad? It is 393BC and Handro is fighting for his own life in his own bed while the world waits breathlessly on the victor.
Carthaginian Empire 11 - Revenge
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
After the failed assassination Handro must act. Has Lysander truly decided to change sides? Why send a Theban? Why are there plumes of thick smoke rising from Thebes? If Lysander is dead and the Spartans have gone mad with blood lust is it time to remove this cancer from Greece? It is 392BC and finally Handro can complete the unification of Greece under Carthage’s rule.
Carthaginian Empire 12 - Macedonean Rebellion
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Phillip would be king of Macedonia if the Carthaginians hadn’t arrived. Now he must lead a last desperate rebellion against the overlords from across the sea. Is it still his destiny to rule or has Carthage the wit and might to destroy the dynasty before Alexander is even born. It is 359BC and the nexus of history is upon them.
For Having Offended Thee
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 69,250. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Echoing the international "dolce vita" scandals of mid-20th century, the novel follows New York socialite Kirsten de Furia's flight from celebrated American husband and brilliant son to the arms of famous Italian artist in Tuscany. The center of numerous, colorful, creative family members and friends, Kirsten's betrayals and ultimate search for reconciliation leaves no one unscathed.