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Growing Up Under the Third Reich
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 29,750. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a true story of one ordinary family’s struggle to persevere during WWII living in Germany. In their own words family members recall their adaption to a changing political, economic and social environment occurring under Hitler’s reign. Narrated by the youngest in the family, Helga describes the tragic and happy events that led to her family’s immigration to the United States of America.
After Effects: A Zimbell House Anthology
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 166,300. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
After Effects is a collection of twenty-eight short stories that dig into the downfall of a person, community, or society as a whole; and what the after effects of that ruin entail. Some are humorous, some are touching, but all make us pause and reflect.
A Journey Into Knowing
Price: Free! Words: 11,820. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
After an earthquake occurs, a man named Daniel who, during one of his archaeological ventures, finds himself trapped in the ruins of a seemingly endless labyrinth of passageways and rooms. However, wonders beyond his imagination await him and Daniel finds himself trying to uncover the mystery behind it all.
Assorted Fantasies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,650. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
This collection includes all of Joel Puga's previously published historical and contemporary fantasy short stories. Bizarre creatures, evil spirits, fantastic ruins and spooky graveyards are just some of the things you will find within these pages.
The Glorious Race of Rats
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Filistan, the rat catcher, and Tulnan, the ranger, explore the troll infested interior of Grunwald forest in search of the giant rats that are killing whole villages.
Fairuza Blue
Price: Free! Words: 11,180. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
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A science officer uncovers a secret in the ruins of an ancient civilization. Her expedition suffers the terrible consequences.
Broken Wings
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Anjel never would have set foot past the colony's perimeter fence, but when bratty Deak throws out the only memento he has of his father, not even the swamp can stop Anjel from getting it back. The trouble is, there's a reason for the fence. Now the tiny, broken colony, cut off from the ships that could allow them to escape, must regain their wings or become part of the swamp.
14 Fun Facts About Machu Picchu: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,140. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Central & South America
Machu Picchu is one of the few surviving ruins of the Inca Empire. It is situated in tropical forests on the eastern side of the Andes Mountains. It stretches five miles across a ridge and sits on top of two earthquake fault lines. The Spanish invaded South America looking for gold. They killed the Inca people. They destroyed their cities, but they never found Machu Picchu. Discover more. RL: 6.7
How the Moon Fell Below the Mountains
Price: Free! Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A princess discovers the stranger who gatecrashed her engagement has a horrifying secret.
Expedition
Price: Free! Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Rowen Skylance is a young mage in the city of Lennendell. The time has come for him to graduate from the Mage's Academy and head out to a new life. His class sets off on a routine expedition to clear the nearby ruins. However, things take an unexpected turn for the worse. Rowen must come to terms with whether the adventurous life is meant for him.