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Obama Will Win, but Romney Will Be President
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,420. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house, Nonfiction » History » American
This book analyzes every presidential election in U.S. history, focusing on how political parties emerged and learned how to target Electoral College votes. Dr. Murdock analyzes the upcoming 2012 presidential campaign between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney and predicts the results state by state. His conclusion is that Obama will win the popular vote, but lose in the Electoral College
A Viking Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 110,160. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Wolf, the Norse King, is a scoundrel and a thief. He steals the contents of an English Lord's tax wagon claiming they stole it from peasants and the church so he merely robbed thieves. He abducts a beautiful young woman, Abigail, then tries to convince her the change will do her good. He has an uncanny ability to justify anything he does and she has a fiery temper not letting him take control.
Puppets Can't Pray: Part 1
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 73,730. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
This novel follows a day in the life of a British Bangladeshi family. It is meant to be a day of celebrating Eid al-Adha, the Islamic holy festival of sacrifice. However, as the pressures mount, it proves to be a day when the strains within the repressed family put it on the brink. The novel is a look at patriarchal repression and Bangladeshi-British society.
Ten Thousand Miles Up
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 10,100. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Captain Ateri has never known life outside his starship, but when a fleet of pirates offer him an opportunity to steal from his slave-masters, can he maintain the facade long enough to attain what he desires most?
Slavery: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 181,440. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
A frank and open look at the situation of slavery as it existed in the world since mankind began its existance and a close examination of slavery as it exists in the 21st Century.
Just A Nigger
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 126,690. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
In 1865, Ole Bill Smithson returns to his plantation because it's his home. Mave, a former slave, ends up there because she has nowhere else to go. What follows can't happen in 1865.
The Triptych Papers: Lectures in Post-Colonialism, Creolisation and the Epistemologies of Displacement
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,170. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Post-Colonialism is revealed as "backward looking"; as tending to read its anthropology against the sociology, economics and history of which it escaped in Colonialism. In the Triptych Papers, Morris explores the problem of post-colonialism and argues that there is a value in the situation or anthropology - which is to say the life-world - of the post-colonial which he or she is apt to overlook.
Pirates of Savannah Trilogy: Book One, Sold in Savannah - Young Adult Action Adventure Historical Fiction
Price: Free! Words: 38,560. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Pirates of Savannah Trilogy: Book One Sold in Savannah Follow a group of English prisoners as they are sold at auction to the highest bidder. The odd collection of fellows battle inhumane living conditions, sail the salty seas, and fight deadly pirates to try their hand at a new life in General Oglethorpe's colony of Savannah, GA.
Adaptability, a Blessing or a Curse?
Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Categories: Essay » Sociology
This essay reveals how our brains adapt to painful situations by taking comfort in illusions. By finding fulfillment in beliefs and dreams, we have "normalized" a way of life that is not sustainable. Our eventual survival requires a way of life based on intimacy. Finding comfort in the moment, we would no longer be dependent on dreams, and thus also on the "truths" by which we hope to realize them
The Ghost of Angelina Kittura
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,150. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011 by Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
There it sat on the top of the hill, the ancient Victorian mansion. The paint was peeling, the porch was sagging, and inside, a ghost was waiting. Join three children as they move into the house, and come face to face with the ghost. What does she want? And what can the kids do about it? Join three kids as they try to help a ghost in this exciting children’s book.