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Blood On The Ground: Rebellion, Warfare & Unrest In Carlow By Gary Heary
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-Revised and Updated Second Edition- Blood On The Ground will catapult its reader through several hundred years of a small Irish towns turbulent, and often bloody history. Witness great battles... More > fought between defiant kings and powerful chieftains, the storming of Carlow by the forces of Oliver Cromwell, see the streets of the town flow with blood as men rise up in the 1798 rebellion. Take part in elections which are decided by violence and intimidation, and lend a hand as the people of Carlow arm one final time, in the last push for Irish Independence, during the War of Independence and Civil War. Review by the Carlow County Military Museum: It will teach you about your past, but more important than that, It will give you a sense of pride to be from Carlow.< Less
ALMOST HOME By L. Charles Holt
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ALMOST HOME is a story of love and survival during the dark days of the devastating power-grid failure that plunged eleven states and millions of people into complete darkness. When the blackout... More > hit, Charles William Stanton, ("Cdub" to his friends") is caught 43 miles from home with a car nearly out of gas. "Now what?" The Devil on CW's shoulder straddling the Angel it just slaughtered begins to say something. It decides CW already knows and instead, keeps its mouth shut. Contact the author at: Zoiepress@hotmail.com Other books by this author: BROKEN UNION< Less
XXXCOMMUNICATION By Jacob Clifton
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XXXCOMMUNICATION is a modern parable of the gap between two worlds and the war for their reunion. BLUE is a world ruled by repression and one-world theocracy; RED is the planet to which the governing... More > body of Blue sends its castoffs: religious apostates, Muslims, homosexuals, Wiccans. The novel follows the story of one boy who, through his own self-sacrifice, is sent to Red and becomes integral to the plan to mend the broken ties between them. How can two worlds, so different in ideology, overcome their mutual fear and distrust, in order to come home again to one another? (Paperback Edition)< Less
XXXCOMMUNICATION By Jacob Clifton
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XXXCOMMUNICATION is a modern parable of the gap between two worlds and the war for their reunion. BLUE is a world ruled by repression and one-world theocracy; RED is the planet to which the governing... More > body of Blue sends its castoffs: religious apostates, Muslims, homosexuals, Wiccans. The novel follows the story of one boy who, through his own self-sacrifice, is sent to Red and becomes integral to the plan to mend the broken ties between them. How can two worlds, so different in ideology, overcome their mutual fear and distrust, in order to come home again to one another? (Paperback Edition)< Less
Broken Union By L. Charles Holt
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Broken Union finds the Stanton family caught in the meat grinder of America's dying days. Homeland Security is lashing out in all directions while militia forces intent on filling the power void take... More > what they want, and do as they please. If the Stanton family had known what was on their horizon they would have chosen a different day to travel a different road instead, CW's family has become separated and he doesn't know where they have been taken. He vows to find them and bring them home - swearing unholy vengeance on anyone that hurt his family. BROKEN UNION is a story of digging deeper than thought possible when facing insurmountable odds while making luck happen even as the world crumbles. Contact author at: Zoiepress@hotmail.com< Less
Breaking Tortoise Shells By Moses Achoka
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Between 1961 and 2004 alone, Africa suffered 80 successful coups, and 181 failed ones. In the same period of time it lost $140 billion through corruption. For most of its citizens, the constant in... More > life is grueling hardship. Something a naïve Crispin cruelly learns after graduating from university to only find himself living in a rusty tin shack in a city slum. The hardships beleaguer him right from birth in the midst of a vicious civil war that orphans him. He is a child of the AK-47. A name for a generation born surrounded by the staccato of machine gun chatter they call “popcorn” – for play’s sake. So used to hearing them, the sound of Kalashnikovs, Uzis and R6s carries no menace. Breaking Tortoise Shells is the story of Africa today; how the old, the new and the stayed meet in a poisonous volatility. A story of kleptocrats, civil servants, and villagers in their quest to define love, forge friendships and establish identity in a world full of dramatic uncertainty.< Less
BROKEN UNION - Almost Home part two By L. Charles Holt
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BROKEN UNION finds the Stanton family caught in the meat grinder of America's dying days. Homeland Security is lashing out in all directions while militia forces intent on filling the power void... More > take what they want and do as they please. If the Stanton family had known what was on their horizon they would have chosen a different day to travel a different road instead, CW's family has become separated and he doesn't know where they have been taken. He vows to find them and bring them home - swearing unholy vengeance on anyone that hurt his family. BROKEN UNION is a story of digging deeper than thought possible when facing insurmountable odds while making luck happen even as the world crumbles. Contact author at: Zoiepress@hotmail.com< Less
The Timberton Trail By Sally Hull
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As with the O'Riley family, between births and adoption, the town of Timberton is also growing into a thriving community. Hints of unrest from back East grow as the time of the American Civil War... More > draws ever nearerer. As with the nation, Patrick endeavors to show the people of Timberton the love of God, which alone will bring lasting peace.< Less
Boulder Blues: A Tale of the Colorado Counterculture By Sherry Marie Gallagher
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Chance, synchronicity and the madness of alienated youth brought Stevie and Mike – two musicians of immigrant background – into a taboo breaking world of sex, drugs and rock'n'roll. Their... More > lives imploded as guns of the Vietnam War across the waters exploded – and the Western world became a chaos of civil unrest.< Less
Boulder Blues: A Tale of the Colorado Counterculture By Sherry Marie Gallagher
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Boulder Blues brings you back to the era of sex, drugs and rock'n'roll. Its madness is exposed in a naive twist of two musicians from Irish immigrant backgrounds who struggle through the nightmare of... More > a political war and countrywide civil unrest as they try to make sense of a world beyond the American Dream of their parents and grandparents. Sweet, poignant, laughable and pithy, it catches a time once labeled as a 'Modern Renaissance'.< Less