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Crazy Bett
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 137,480. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Her neighbors in Richmond, Virginia, called her Crazy Bett. Her name was Elizabeth Van Lew, and during the Civil War Elizabeth ran a Union spy ring in the capital of the Confederacy—pulling it off by posing as a madwoman. Crazy Bett is based on historical events and takes a sometimes light-hearted look at the world of Civil War espionage
A View From My Window - 15 Sermons of Hope and Assurance
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,920. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
For over 40 years, Dr. Stanley’s preaching has attempted to move a complex, sophisticated community beyond the 'kindergarten' Christianity of its childhood to a powerful, relevant gospel that reconciles their complex lives while affirming the simple truth that in spite of all of our shortcomings, we are all God's beloved children. This volume illuminates his life and ministry.
Murder Most Trivial
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,260. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Murder, is that your final answer? High school senior Jason Greevey seems to think so. When winning contestants from a local restaurant's trivia contest begin turning up dead, runner-up Jason worries that he will be the next weakest link!
The Man from Shenandoah
Series: The Owen Family Saga, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,260. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Western
Book 1: The Owen Family Saga. Returning from the Civil War, Carl Owen finds the farm ruined and his father set to leave Virginia. Then Carl falls in love, and he battles a band of outlaws, a prairie fire, blizzards, a trackless waterless desert, and his own brother—all for the hand of feisty Ellen Bates.
In the Wake of the Boatman
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 134,180. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Puttnam Douglas Steward isn’t having an identity crisis--he is one. As he drowns in expectations and disappointments, the matter of who he is—who he truly is—eludes him. Except for one thing: He’s a freak. He has to be. It’s the only answer that makes sense. In the Wake of the Boatman is a brilliant drama, stirringly and sensitively told, about the elusiveness of identity.
Back Creek
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,650. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
It’s the summer of 1975. Eighteen-year-old Grace Barnett knows she should be preparing to leave for college in September. But a strange Memorial Day boating accident on the creek near her Virginia home--she’s the only witness to the apparent suicide--kicks off a series of events that will define her family’s future as well as her emerging view of life.
SHADWELL'S SLAVES Escape to Freedom
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,810. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
In the late 1700's a collegemate of Thomas Jefferson (Jake) replaces some slaves and steals others away to Canada. They risk their lives and their reputations. A novel filled with warmth, love, concern for fellow man - along with adventure, excitement, love and romance.
United States Post Offices Volume 6 The Mid Atlantic
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 79,880. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Coins and stamps, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Americana
The sixth volume in a set of eight that comprises an alphabetical listing of the over 166,000 post offices that have ever operated in the 50 United states from 1776 to date. The listing for each office contains a county location, dates of operation and a Scarcity Index (S/I) value that offers postmark collectors with a guide to the relative value of postmarks from that post office.
Perception
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 126,570. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Hugh Lambert is a man of many problems: problems with professors, problems with his punk rock housemates and, most of all, problems with women. A parapsychology student in the Reagan era, Hugh has no job prospects and only one friend—Abby Stoltz, a profane and ever-indignant artist. But then, late one night, Hugh accepts a Tarot reading from a beautiful stranger, and everything begins to change.
Slow Road Home ~ a Blue Ridge Book of Days
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,430. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Daily affirmations
Fred First, at 54, found home. But why here, he wondered? He left the path of his profession for a year, and lived intentionally immersed in the quiet days and details of his remote Blue Ridge Valley in Virginia. His naturalist training, photographic eye and insatiable curiosity bring 100 short vignettes of celebration and hope. You'll feel you have met a new neighbor you've known all your life.