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One October Day
Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Biographical
On an October day in 2014, in near-uptown Charlotte, a wandering middle-age man accosts the author (Agent 33) at a crosswalk, seeking directions to Interstate 77. The vagabond, who has a very odd way of speaking, is on his way to Florida, a state which he is very excited to visit for the first time. Based on a real-life experience. Approximately 1600 words. Mr. Malloy: [ ] present [x] absent
Police Humor
Price: Free! Words: 13,470. Language: American English. Published: February 11, 2015 by Westhoff Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Police Humor! is a tribute to all the hard working men and women in law enforcement who risk their lives every day for an often less than grateful public. With over 120 pages of cartoons, strange but true police reports, weird news from around the world, stupid criminals, and funny top ten lists, this book captures the human side of police officers.
The Wonder of Stonehenge: A 15-Minute Strange But True Tale, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Strange But True Tales. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Discoveries, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Science / Archaeology
Stonehenge has been surrounded by mystery and wonder. There have always been questions about where these massive stones came from. How did they get there? Do they hail from a magical world of giants and wizards, or are they man made? And then there's the most important question: what is their purpose? Find out about Stonehenge in this 15-Minute book. Includes Common Core exercises.
Four Minutes Past Midnight - True Tales Of The Supernatural
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,850. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: May 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
True life experiences of the paranormal from the author's early childhood to the present. These fascinating events prove that life is indeed stranger than fiction. They culminate in a revelation, hidden in full view throughout: The proverbial "Doomsday Clock" will go on ticking, for each and every one of us, beyond the figurative hour of "Midnight".
The Bleeding Glacier of Antarctica: A 15-Minute Strange But True Tale
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Strange But True Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders, Nonfiction » Children's Books » People & Places / Polar Regions
McMurdo Dry Valleys in Antarctica is one of the world’s cruelest deserts. Not all deserts are hot, dry places full of sand. In the Dry Valleys are a number of ice covered lakes. Some are saltwater. Some are freshwater. Each is different in its composition. Glaciers border the valleys. It is here, in Taylor Valley, that one of the strangest features on Earth has been discovered–a bleeding glacier!
The Catacombs of Paris: A Strange But True Tale
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Strange But True Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders, Nonfiction » History » European
It all started with a smell. In Paris, France, during the 1800s, the people were starting to get sick. They could not escape the foul smells coming from the cemeteries. The worst cemetery was Saints-Innocents (the Cemetery of Innocents). This cemetery was in the heart of the city next to the central market place. Find out what was done to solve the problem, and about the mysterious catacombs.
The Mysterious Hands at Gargas: A Strange But True 15-Minute Tale
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Strange But True Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Europe, Nonfiction » History » European
It was 1887 in southern France. A man was exploring the hills near the town of Saint-Gaudens. He was in an area with lots of caves nestled into the soft rock and steep cliffs. Suddenly he came upon an opening in the rock. He pushed aside the bush covering the hole and looked into a long tunnel. What did he find in the cave that has mystified scientists to this day? Explore the Gargas Cave!