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Zen of Gob Goblin
Series: The Papoose Universe. Price: $4.99 USD. (Free until May 10!) Words: 42,370. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
A fun children’s (**Ages 9+**) fairy tale of a queen in search of her best friend, Zen, and the wolf pack she sends in search of him led by her husband, King Goblin. Divided as three separate plot lines that are interwoven with each other, this marks the beginning of the epic tales in the Papoose Universe.
The Journey of Apollo 11 to the Moon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,300. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
On July 20, 1969, Commander of the Apollo 11 mission Neil Armstrong and Lunar Module Pilot Buzz Aldrin were the first two humans to walk on the moon. Along with Command Module Pilot Michael Collins, Armstrong and Aldrin safely returned to mother earth to complete this epic journey.
A Trillion-Dollar Rock
Series: Antigravel. Price: $2.99 $1.02 USD. (66% off until Feb. 7, 2022!) Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When the dumbest woman on the planet sets her eyes on the nearest asteroid, she ignores all logical problems and tries to claim it for herself. But will she manage to launch a rocket that far and claim the mining rights, when a rocket seems to cost quite a bit of money, when the Brainiacs at NASA say it cannot be done and when stupid issues like physics and rocket science try to get in her way?
The New Cold War Between China & the United States
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 9,230. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics / comparative
The dawn of the Asian century is upon us and China is rapidly taking its place among advanced economies and governments. The US and China are now engaged in a new cold war with economies tied together and militaries on the rise. What should the US do to counter this Chinese rise and what specifically is China doing to become a global leader on the world's stage?
Ukraine & the United States: Unexpected Ways Two Nations Affected Each Other
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 35,090. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Condensed and exciting story of the great country of Ukraine from the time it was the greatest Kingdom of Medieval Europe known as Kiev Rus to the present days. It's about Vikings, Cossacks, planes, helicopters, rockets, ballistic missiles and much more. The book will try to explain why Ukraine is not Russia and what vital role Ukraine played in the world history including WWII
The Draper Diaries
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,420. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history
In remembrance of heroic deeds we sometimes forget sub plots that secretly change events. Actors brace themselves against the wind of deceit, to give, as magicians, the greatest misdirection in human history.
Dick's Island
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,720. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Have you ever thought about living on a Tropical Island? Dick not only owns his Island it is the smallest Nation in the UN. After Dick kills a prehistoric shark that should have been extent 350 million years ago it leads him to find a Russian Spaceship that crashed off his Island 10 years ago and it pulls his tiny Nation into a International Confrontation that could start World War III.
Left Brains for the Right Stuff: Computers, Space, and History
Price: $7.20 USD. Words: 118,130. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015 by SDP Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Software development & engineering / systems analysis & design
What made the Space Race possible? What made it necessary? How close a race was it? And what did it achieve? The answers are connected in surprising ways. Left Brains for the Right Stuff briefly summarizes the history of three technologies-rockets, navigation, and computers-and recounts how they were woven into the rise and rivalry of superpowers in the twentieth century.
Titan Showdown
Series: Czarian Wars, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,850. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A disaster on Titan starts a chain of events that leads to the first space war and the possible collapse of the western world or worse the destruction of the entire surface of the Earth. Mark Garrette must prove his theories and perfect his discoveries in time to divert annihilation.
Ghosts of Engines Past
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,930. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Award winning steampunk from a master! Balloons were the only way to fly in 1840, and air safety standards were the stuff of science fiction... When you think about it, they had the skills and materials to build a steam engine in 1449...