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Cerdic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,800. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2010 by MHT Publishing Co. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
The adventures of a youth of fourteen years and his younger sister Julie on the day the Romans abandoned the coastal forts and signal stations after having occupied the land for over three hundred and fifty years.
Hannah Robinson: The Celebrated Beauty of Her Day, A Play in Two Acts
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,300. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2010. Categories: Screenplays » History
The beautiful, strong-willed Hannah Robinson defies her powerful father Rowland and marries the man she loves. The action takes places on a plantation in colonial Rhode Island in the mid 1700s. This play is based on historical records and the legends that sprang up over the centuries after Hannah died her early, tragic death.
Terror's Child
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,470. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Suspense
Terror's Child is dramatic story of murder, abduction and terrorism, in which two enemies discover their mutual needs through tragedy and a lost child. On opposite sides and with disparate world views, each is funneled by events and afflictions to reconsider what their lives mean, compelled by their pain toward the truth about themselves, the world, and the powers that rule over it.
Winning His Spurs
Price: $3.45 USD. Words: 87,980. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
1191: In a clash of two faiths, a boy knight destined to be a hero…Cuthbert, hungry for adventure and glory, joins King Richard on his way to free Jerusalem from the Saracens. Even before reaching their goal the Crusaders are torn by jealousy and intrigue. Cuthbert finds that chivalry and honour are little valued as he faces desperate obstacles to his quest for knighthood and his own castle.
By Sheer Pluck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,700. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
In 1873, orphaned at 15 and penniless, Frank Hargate, too proud to accept help from others, determines to make his own way in life and joins an explorer's expedition to darkest West Africa. Among new friends, he struggles against staggering odds to survive hostile nature, cannibals, disease and the bloody Ashanti war. From the horrors, a man aspiring to help others toward a better life is forged.
Hypocrites
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,510. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Religious
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One born to save our world, the other born to destroy it. When the Enemy discovers the one born to destroy his evil world is a street thug from Atlanta, he plots to kill him before he can come into the knowledge of who he is and what he is born to do.
Drifting Again, Miss Ludy's Story
Series: Haines Family, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,670. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Ludy, a slave girl, flees from a Caribbean slave uprising to Philadelphia,1793. She is alone and sick from Yellow Fever, but is saved by three orphaned Haines children who take her home and care for her. She vows to always watch over all Haineses with a gift she has of "drifting" when needed. She escapes from a plantation, lives with Cherokees, and experiences the Trail of Tears.
Reparation Anxiety
Price: Free! Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Some people believe African Americans should receive reparations for 400 years of unpaid labor and crimes against humanity because of slavery. But it's not that simple. It takes a seventeen-year-old high school kid to show two adults why those 40 acres and a mule may never come.
Scams And Hypocrisy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,970. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
We are living in an era when the level of hypocrisy throughout the world is unprecedented. There has been hypocrisy since the beginning of time, but there has also been mockery and shafts of truth which have punctured the hypocrisy. Today, there is no mockery or truth. Anyone who contradicts the government is attacked and persecuted. This book pricks some of the more outrageous hypocrisies.
Gambler
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 84,860. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
In the early years of the War Between the States, Civil War or War of Northern Aggression, as some southerners called it, a man paid his debts however he could. In the southern states, at times, slaves were used as collateral and won or lost on the turn of a card in games of chance. Whole plantations was lost because of this war and the slaves set free with no where to go.