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The Church That Stopped The Tide
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015 by Shalako Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Relationships, Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / General
The tsunami was coming, and the entire village was in its path, but the elderly couple was too old and weak to flee like everyone else. Instead, they chose to take refuge in the only place they could think of. It was the same place they went every Sunday to worship. But the tiny church was also in the wave’s mighty path. Was kneeling at an altar in prayer enough for God to save them?
The Wild Horses of Hiroshima
Price: Free! Words: 58,200. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
“Think of a city whose inhabitants respect more than each other and their own interests. Its destruction would not be a crime against humanity but a crime against life. They might not bomb such a city. There is no moral reason for humanity to continue, if its ends are limited to itself. And this is how we must stop seeing ourselves. This is why we destroy each other."
Tsunami Reflections - Otsuchi Remembered
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,920. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
This book details the fate of Otsuchi, the author’s retirement home, as a microcosm of the horrific tsunami that destroyed Japan’s Sanriku Coast on March 11, 2011. The narrative provides geographical and historical context and reflects on the tsunami’s aftermath, loss of family members and home, mass funerals, cultural aspects, humanitarian efforts, and plans for recovery.
Ilha Formosa
Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Japan has been my home for such a long time now that it has become second nature, but sometimes I just want to escape the harsh, mundane realities of my everyday life by running away to somewhere safe but exotic, where I cannot speak the language and every moment of the day brings some new discovery. For me, that place has become the “beautiful island” of Taiwan, and the attractions are many.
To Live On Anyway… A Memoir
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,360. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014 by AuthorMike Ink. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
To Live on Anyway documents one mother's struggle after losing her child in the catastrophic 2004 Tsunami.
Planet X91 The Storm
Series: planet X91, sci fi. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,780. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Planet X91 the storm continues the adventures of Josh, Florian and Clay. They are put to the test by having to watch a tsunami smash into the Piper. Then three twisters arrive. A large alien face in the vortex of the third twister gives a warning. Leave the planet or suffer the consequences for their disobedience. Clay is sucked into the air when he steps forward to challenge the alien.
The Tainted (The Isles of Glory #3)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 146,040. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014 by Tehani Wessely. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
As the beautiful illusionist Flame succumbs to the dark spell that taints her soul, the physician Kelwyn Gilfeather discovers that the only way to cure her may be to destroy all magic and change the Isles of Glory forever.
The Rift
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 310,490. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
"The Rift would be a very good beach book, if you could put it down long enough to get into the water." —— The San Diego Union Tribune FRACTURE LINES PERMEATE THE CENTRAL UNITED STATES. Some comprise the New Madrid fault, the most dangerous earthquake zone in the world. Other fracture lines are social—— economic, religious, racial, and ethnic. What happens when they all crack at once?
Disaster and Sociolegal Studies
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,190. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Legal governance of disaster brings both care and punishment to the upending of daily life of place-based disasters. National states use disasters to reorganize how they govern. This collection, edited by Denver University professor, Susan Sterett considers how law is implicated in disaster. The findings point to reconsidering what states do in disaster, and how law enables and constrains action.
Survival II
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,470. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
The concepts and ideas contained within are intended for Society Ending Events (SEE) or The End of the World as We Know It (TEOTWAWKI). However, many of the concepts can apply equally to more mundane emergencies. Many readers asked for more advice and more solutions. I have attempted to provide that without straying too far from the original concept of the Survival book.