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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is a classic science fiction novel by French writer Jules Verne published in 1870. The novel was originally serialized from March 1869 through June 1870 in Pierre-Jules Hetzel's periodical, the Magasin d'Éducation et d read more ...
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3.84 €
2 B R 0 2 B is a science fiction short story by Kurt Vonnegut, originally published in the digest magazine Worlds of If Science Fiction, January 1962, and collected in Vonnegut's Bagombo Snuff Box (1999). The title is pronounced '2 B R naught 2 B', r read more ...
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3.84 €
What if Romeo and Juliet took place in Texas in 1875? That's what Sheriff Will Spear soon discovers when a range war erupts between two former civil war colonels in Lunden Texas. A tale of love interrupted by two families bent on destroying each o read more ...
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1.99 €
'A Gent from Bear Creek' is the title of both an original short story, as well as a novel created by combining several previous short stories with some new material; the previously published short stories were altered a little to create chapters with read more ...
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0.76 €
Dear Jud: We air in awful trouble. Somethin happened none of us never drempt could happen. Uncle Joab Hudkins has took to stealin hawgs! You won’t believe this I know Judson because none of the family never stole nothin in their life before but i read more ...
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Behind every face is a life and a story… The Japanese 5,000 yen note circulates round the world and changes hands every minute but has anyone really stopped to look at the face on this note? Take a closer look and you will see the face of a young read more ...
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4.99 €
Part 1 of a trilogy
The summer of 1939, the last summer of peace before World War II. Helmut Krauss, a young German pianist, returns home after completing his education in Britain, only to discover that his mother has become an ardent supporter of Hitler. Far from shari read more ...
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1.99 €
It's 1971. A bloody war rages in Vietnam. Young American men die in putrid, rotting jungles far from home. A young man named Johnny returns form Vietnam a changed man. A Man determined to stop the senseless slaughter, no matter the cost. But no o read more ...
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2.99 €
London, 1437 Though Alys longs to paint like the artists who created the beautiful paintings at St Michael’s Church, Queenhithe, she knows it is an impossible dream because she is poor, her mother is sick, and her brother has gone off to sea, leavin read more ...
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It is 327 BC and Alexander the Great ventures into India. He fights Rajah Porus and his raging elephants and soon befriends a yogi named Calanus. Alexander also sends for his wife Roxanne, the Afghani princess, one of the world’s loveliest women. Thi read more ...
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4.99 €
A quick run of a cargo of booze, might be a risky business, but it can be profitable too! But had Capt. Carmichael taken on more than he handle? Excerpt “So that’s the graft, eh?” rumbled Captain Carmichael as he straightened up in his chair and ga read more ...
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On the 26th of March 1995, sarin gas was released in a Tokyo subway station crammed with morning rush hour commuters and all hell broke loose. In the aftermath of anguish, death, painful injuries and broken lives, the deadly action was traced back read more ...
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4.99 €
The Tale of the Sometime King of the Folk of the Wedergeats
Beowulf is arguably one of the most important works of Old English literature. The date of composition is a matter of contention among scholars; the only certain dating pertains to the manuscript, which was produced between 975 and 1025] The author w read more ...
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3.84 €
In Saskatchewan in 1912 it is against the law for a white woman to work for a Chinese business owner. Widow Dorothy McMillian desperately needs money so she and her daughters can travel east to escape the harsh future her late husbands farm offers.Th read more ...
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2.99 €
(Short Story) Henry and Lucas McCarty have traveled to the high lonesome of the Rocky Mountains to fulfill their wanton urges to seek out uncharted territories and gain desirable profits as respectable fur trappers and honorable mountain men. The br read more ...
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0.76 €
Bill Haynes was broke, down and out, flat on his uppers, and a stranger to San Francisco. It was drizzling and cold. When is offered a job… The wind lashed its wet whips from off the bay, and Haynes slouched hungrily by the fragrant doors of chowde read more ...
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0.76 €
Knowing she doesn’t have long to live, Liza Meacham summons local newspaper writer Nathaniel to her bedside to share a story she’s kept to herself for seven decades. It’s the story of a man named Joseph Tilley, a man she came to know quite well. With read more ...
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2.99 €
An Amish Love Story
Fay Risner brings readers the story of an Amish man and a once Amish woman. Follow the twists and turns in their lives while they make each other miserable. At the same time they try to carry out their Christmas Traditions for the little boy they bot read more ...
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7.65 €
Life in 1961 wasn't easy
The liberated 60s have not reached the shores of New Zealand when Claire, a single pregnant girl is sent up-country to have her child, which is to be adopted out. The Sloane family are strangers who offer to board her through this time. But are they? read more ...
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2.49 €
This incomplete work covers one of the once planned fifteen years in Jenny Eden's life. She just joined the Harvey Corporation, a network infrastructure/data center company. This is contrasted with her CEO's life. Their journal entries are funny, hon read more ...
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2.29 €
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