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Chasing Rainbows By Suzanne Gray & Richard Feaver
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Based on the true story of an unsung hero of World War One, Chasing Rainbows, is a story of one man's epic struggle against incredible odds to prevent the tendrils of an evil war reaching his home... More > and family. Richard Feaver emigrates from England to the wilds of 1896 New Zealand as a child with his family. His father becomes a chemist, doctor, photographer and a beloved part of the community. Richard meets Vida, the daughter of a Methodist minister, as wild and free as the New Zealand landscape. Just as their love starts to blossom the evils of war tear them apart. He forges bonds of friendship and camaraderie. But will he do what is right or will he do his job? Original aerial photographs of fields of battle, postcards, letters, diary entries, and poems by Richard Feaver are included throughout. Chasing Rainbows is a brutally vivid, incredible true life story of an unsung Kiwi hero in the bloodiest war in history.< Less
The Last Magical Year By Gary Logan & Maria del Carmen Irizarry-Rodríguez
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In a World War Two saga of war and romance, that includes the Above-Top-Secret breaking of the Japanese Navy Tactical Code, a Hispanic-American naval officer’s involvement in a forbidden love... More > affair with the young daughter of America’s most powerful, but bigoted, industrial baron, sets the young pilot on a path of destruction and culminates with the heart-pounding events surrounding our nation’s most crucial battle, the epic naval air encounter near Midway Island in the Pacific. We hope that your interest in our work will send you to the history books to better understand these significant events. But for now, please enjoy "The Last Magical Year." For more behind the scenes & discussions about "The Last Magical Year," visit our Facebook group: "El Rincon Criollo."< Less
Judgement Day By Swan Morrison
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When a meteorite destroyed a house in a sleepy, English village, no one could have predicted the chain of events that would lead Swan Morrison and Helen Hargreaves to romance and would ultimately... More > propel them into an epic battle for the very survival of mankind. How can one adequately describe a novel that is (in alphabetical order): an adventure filled; archaeological; comic; crime featuring; dramatic; erotic; espionage laced; horror tinged; political; religious; romantic; science fiction; supernatural thriller with philosophical, satirical and allegorical undertones? This affectionate tribute to many classic storylines is where the writers of the Archers meet the creators of Indiana Jones meet Dan Brown meet John le Carré meet E. L. James meet Stephen King meet Isaac Asimov meet Barbara Cartland meet Harold Robbins meet Colin Dexter meet Ian Fleming meet Woody Allen meet Douglas Adams – to name just a very few.< Less
Nut Hollow, The Knife and Nefairious By Michael Sands
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This is an epic Irish fantasy adventure set along the magical North Antrim Coast. It tells the tale of the fairies of Nut Hollow, an idyllic spot at the foot of the field where the river runs. They... More > have lived happily these many years with only the occasional worry but all of a sudden worry knocks loudly upon their doors. Nefairious, the fairy gone bad is back, and he's in no mood for handshakes or cups of tea. He plans to claim Nut Hollow as his own and release his dastardly father, Neroh from captivity in the Fairy Thorn. Into this fairy war are thrown two little human girls, who are down at the foot of the field looking for an adventure. Little did they know that an adventure was looking for them! Of course, Katie and Dara befriend the fairies and swear to help them. But will it be enough what with the fussy old salmon, Saroist, the short tempered seal, Rachary, the evil crow Préak and a host of other animals and fairies thrown together in this battle for survival and journey of a lifetime?< Less
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Legend Upon the Cane By Keith R. Rees
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Legend Upon the Cane is the tale of the courageous chief of the Natchitoches Indians and the French explorer, Louis de St. Denis. Travel along with Chief Natchitos on this legendary and historic... More > adventure as he leads his tribe from the banks of the Sabine River to the lush area of the Cane River, where he meets the French explorers, led by Louis de St. Denis. Then, travel with them to the bayous of South Louisiana and Lake Pontchartrain where his tribe must flee to escape a terrible famine. It is a foreign land where they must learn to adapt, but also must learn to live alongside an unfamiliar tribe, the Acolapissa. Soon, they will face the ultimate challenge in an epic battle to win their freedom and bravely escape to their homeland. Upon their historic return in 1714 with the French settlers, they establish the oldest settlement of the Louisiana Purchase, Natchitoches.< Less
Gathering the Wind: What the Bible Says About God, the Weather, and Climate Change By Michael Galloway
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We've all read the headlines. Epic weather disasters of "Biblical proportions" involving floods, tornadoes, hurricanes, and blizzards seem to be occurring at a record pace. To some, it may... More > seem as if the climate of the planet is going out of control. Yet what does the Bible say about the weather? Does it say anything about climate change or global warming? Or has God simply left us to our own devices? The Bible contains hundreds of verses that refer to the weather and who is in control of it. Scripture is filled with examples of how God has used weather both as a warning and as a blessing. It also contains examples of how weather has been used in times of battle and even as a means of judgment. Building on examples from the past, present, and future, this book addresses weather and climate from a Biblical perspective. It also asks the question: where is God when disaster hits?< Less
Power Stones By Paul Weightman
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Power Gem, melds together history, geology, metaphysics, science, and fantasy in this non-stop nail biter. Holly and Harry race against the clock to identify the power-neutralizing stone that... More > prevents Holly from healing her life-threatening injuries. She must also learn how to counter its effects before she can fight against the rogue Power Gem Bearer named the Punisher to save the boy she truly cares about and the world of her friends. In the epic battle between extreme cosmic-power holders, weaknesses are exploited and lifetime relationships shattered to gain the upper-hand. Sometimes having no special abilities is what makes someone the most powerful.< Less
The Aeneid (Hardcover) By Virgil & J. W. Mackail
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This edition of Virgil's famed epic poem, which chronicles the journeys and adventures of the Spartan Aeneas, features the respected translation of J.W. Mackail. In the poem, we first hear a... More > retelling of Aeneas exploits in Troy. After he concludes these battles, he makes his way across Greece, Sicily and even the Underworld, encountering all manner of adventures along the way. His daring treks across Europe eventually result in Aeneas bringing a large cohort of his fellow Trojans to settle in Italy where they engage in war. It is here that Aeneas encounters his final nemesis, Turnus, whereby his adventures crescendo to their final conclusion. A classic of Roman literature, The Aeneid explains how Aeneas became the genetic progeny of the Roman Empire. Bravery and martial prowess were characteristics prized by Ancient Rome, and it is in the Aeneid that the profound admiration for aspects of fighting prowess first displayed in Greece are expressed.< Less
The Aeneid By Virgil & J. W. Mackail
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This edition of Virgil's famed epic poem, which chronicles the journeys and adventures of the Spartan Aeneas, features the respected translation of J.W. Mackail. In the poem, we first hear a... More > retelling of Aeneas exploits in Troy. After he concludes these battles, he makes his way across Greece, Sicily and even the Underworld, encountering all manner of adventures along the way. His daring treks across Europe eventually result in Aeneas bringing a large cohort of his fellow Trojans to settle in Italy where they engage in war. It is here that Aeneas encounters his final nemesis, Turnus, whereby his adventures crescendo to their final conclusion. A classic of Roman literature, The Aeneid explains how Aeneas became the genetic progeny of the Roman Empire. Bravery and martial prowess were characteristics prized by Ancient Rome, and it is in the Aeneid that the profound admiration for aspects of fighting prowess first displayed in Greece are expressed.< Less

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