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The Long Night
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The human colony world of Paradise is a frigid mockery of habitable. Commander Carter Jensen's mission to escort a wayward professor back to Eden Base to face justice has taken too long, and night is about to fall. The alien shipwreck is their only chance of escaping the Shearers and surviving the night. But the alien ship haunts Jensen's mind, constantly whispering to him. Are the voices real?
Schoolhouse Wreck: The Betsy DeVos Story
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 26,410. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2018 by Strong Arm Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has done little to draw attention to herself but has nevertheless managed to become the most reviled member of Donald Trump’s cabinet. Education is her life's passion, yet she is broadly unfamiliar with the subject. How that inexplicable combination will shape the future of schooling in the U.S. is just one of the intrigues probed by this timely and incisive exposé.
Winding Roads
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,850. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance
Join Karen, Dylan and Phil as they are forced by life to face prodigious challenges. Relationship and other secrets harbored by some of the characters is enough to knock the wind from any one, leaving them gasping for air and desperate for comfort.
Glimpses
Price: Free! Words: 63,200. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
After almost three years together, Harleigh Murphy wants nothing more than to marry Shaun Parker, despite all the baggage he carries. But when Shaun tells Harleigh he wants to spend the rest of his life with her, she panics. Her response sets off a chain of events that leaves everyone wondering if Shaun can ever be the man Harleigh fell in love with again.
Jack Thayer and the Wreck of the Titanic: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Adventure & Adventurers, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 20th Century
The Seventeen-Year-Old Son of a Pennsylvania Railroad Official Tells the Moving Story of His Rescue ONE of the calmest of the passengers was young Jack Thayer, the seventeen-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. John B. Thayer. When his mother was put into the lifeboat he kissed her and told her to be brave, saying that he and his father would be all right. Educational versions have CCSS activities.
The Tragic Life of Film Actress Lynne Baggett
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Lynne Baggett was not a successful film star. The highlight of her career was a 1948 marriage to Hollywood producer Sam Spiegel. She played mostly uncredited parts in movies. Baggett experienced a spiral of despair which led to suicide in 1960. Like Marilyn Monroe pills were found close to her bedside. Unique to Lynne was her progressive disintegration after a car accident that killed a young man.
On the Topic of Birds
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,240. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Within the wreckage of an overturned car a young girl dangles, drifting between delusion and lucidity. The corpse of her best friend trapped next to her, she slips between the past and the dreadful present and inches closer to madness and death. On the Topic of Birds is the next story by Tom Upside, edited by Josh Quattrone. For more stories, feel visit his author's page and peruse his collection
Night Train to Nisswa
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,420. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Fiction » Historical » USA
This is a true story about the 1916 Packard, Iowa train wreck and the effect it had on three families from Traer, Iowa - the Van Vlietes, the Kobers, and the Dunlaveys.
Shipwrecked!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Adventure & Adventurers, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
It's 1740, and a British warship is wrecked on a remote island in Patagonia. But that is only the first of Midshipman Isaac Morris's problems. When mutiny among the crew leads to murder, Isaac must survive starvation, slavery and imprisonment if he wants to see his home again.... Reading age: 8. Interest level: up to age 14. Written and edited for reluctant or struggling readers.
Coast of Tears
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 130,400. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Intrigue and superstition envelop an isolated pearling community on Australia's wild Kimberley coast where men must contend with the perils of the deep,and unknown dangers await the explorer who ventures inland. The town's survival may depend on the explorer's fiance who, while stranded there, falls in love with a pearler determined to resolve the mystery of his father's untimely death.