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Yashka: My Life as a Peasant, Exile and Soldier; A Biography and History of Russia in WW1, and the Bolshevik Revolution By Maria Botchkareva & Isaac Don Levine
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Yashka is the autobiography of Maria Botchkareva, a young Russian woman who bravely took up arms first against the Germans in World War One, and then opposed the Bolsheviks in the Russian Revolution... More > of 1917. Maria describes a hard upbringing as a member of the Russian peasantry. Married at sixteen to her first husband Afanasy, it wasn't long before his charms were replaced by physical abuse; Maria soon fled. She applied for work as a servant girl, only to discover that the man advertising actually owned a string of brothels; she was promptly sent to the town of Sretensk to work in one. Such harsh experiences in youth nevertheless built a certain determination and toughness in the young Maria. When war broke out in 1914, she applied to join as a soldier - facing verbal abuse and sexual harassment from the outset, she nevertheless took to military life with eagerness and courage. The soldiers nicknamed her 'Yashka', and a measure of respect was slowly gained as she demonstrated great bravery.< Less
Yashka: My Life as a Peasant, Exile and Soldier; A Biography and History of Russia in WW1, and the Bolshevik Revolution (Hardcover) By Maria Botchkareva & Isaac Don Levine
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Yashka is the autobiography of Maria Botchkareva, a young Russian woman who bravely took up arms first against the Germans in World War One, and then opposed the Bolsheviks in the Russian Revolution... More > of 1917. Maria describes a hard upbringing as a member of the Russian peasantry. Married at sixteen to her first husband Afanasy, it wasn't long before his charms were replaced by physical abuse; Maria soon fled. She applied for work as a servant girl, only to discover that the man advertising actually owned a string of brothels; she was promptly sent to the town of Sretensk to work in one. Such harsh experiences in youth nevertheless built a certain determination and toughness in the young Maria. When war broke out in 1914, she applied to join as a soldier - facing verbal abuse and sexual harassment from the outset, she nevertheless took to military life with eagerness and courage. The soldiers nicknamed her 'Yashka', and a measure of respect was slowly gained as she demonstrated great bravery.< Less
Singularity's Orphan By Russell Williams
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The Singularity has arrived….. Artificial intelligence, robots and post-humans have over-thrown civilization as we know it. There is no place for people in this brave new world, no place for... More > primitive concepts of freedom, happiness and love. Resistance is futile. Some will be happy to join the future of evolution, ascending to god-hood, transcending the limits of the human body and thought, others will live out their days in protected reserves, zoos to conserve history… Exile is the only option for those people unwilling to put up with the tyrannical rule of the god-like beings they spawned. The rest know the only way out, the only life worth living will among the stars, far from home. If they can escape their past, survive the journey, will they be able to build a new future for humanity?< Less
The Syrein of Alserrac: The Last Sorceress By Olivia Jane Michaels
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When twin sorceresses Marissa and Amaia are born in Alserrac, a series of events is set in motion that will see the country devastated by war and famine, and the community of wise women known as the... More > Syrein banished from its shores. While one twin will rise to be the Syrein’s first and only Queen, the other will find her place - and her power - at the court of the infamous wizards of Halskird. In this epic tale of exile, resistance and love, humans and dragons join together to bring the Syrein back to Alserrac and to save the last sorceress. Creating a world where sorcery and dragons are commonplace, religious persecution rife, and the threat of war never far away, this novel features a cast of unforgettable and multi-faceted characters from the powerful sorceresses themselves to the resourceful Tindall sisters; from the sinister Elders to the brave young warriors of the rebel army. Moving and exciting, The Syrein of Alserrac will appeal to anyone with a taste for adventure and magic.< Less
The Syrein of Alserrac: The Last Sorceress By Olivia Jane Michaels
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When twin sorceresses, Marissa and Amaia, are born in Alserrac, a series of events is set in motion that will see the country devastated by war and famine, and the community of wise women known as... More > the Syrein banished from its shores. While one twin will rise to be the Syrein’s first and only Queen, the other will find her place - and her power - at the court of the infamous wizards of Halskird. In this epic tale of exile, resistance and love, humans and dragons join together to bring the Syrein back to Alserrac and to save the last sorceress. Creating a world where sorcery and dragons are commonplace, religious persecution rife, and the threat of war never far away, this novel features a cast of unforgettable and multi-faceted characters from the powerful sorceresses themselves to the resourceful Tindall sisters; from the sinister Elders to the brave young warriors of the rebel army. Moving and exciting, The Syrein of Alserrac will appeal to anyone with a taste for adventure and magic.< Less
Lands Where My Fathers Died: The Stewarts from Scotland to America By Jack Stewart
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The Stewart family has been the subject of history, chronicles, dramas, operas, and novels for hundreds of years. Lands Where My Fathers Died accurately recreates that history from 1230 A.D., when... More > the first family member used STEWART as his surname. Here are the High Stewards, founders of Paisley Abbey, the Cradle of the Stewarts, as well as the royal Stewart and Stuart kings and queens. The Stewarts came from medieval Glasgow, were exiled in Northern Ireland, and found their future in the New World, America. When Hugh Stewart gets on a ship in Belfast in 1735 and eventually arrives in Philadelphia a history of intrigue and courage begins. Pioneers, Indians, frontiersmen and women, farmers and merchants, wars and crimes, births and deaths fill these pages. These stories give equal credit to the women who became Stewarts by marriage and shared in the trials and joys of family life on the frontier. These brave men and women are progenitors of today's generations of Stewarts.< Less
The Saga of the Twelves - Book One: The Unwanted Winter By Richard Heredia
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For more years than history could account, the Twelve have stood between mankind and a terrible, ancient menace. Time and again, the Guardians have thwarted the vile and wicked minions of... More > Storm. Until now. This time, he has changed the game. He has done what could not be done. He has bereft the World of Man it’s only protection against Him. He has torn the Guardians from their homes, their families, their friends and everything else they hold dear. He has exiled them, for all time, to the Melded World. The Guardians - twelve brave children - must find a way to survive upon a terrible, mixed world, filled with horrific creatures, diabolic plant-life and a relentless and cruel climate. They must somehow discover their vast Gifts - the very powers that make them Guardians, wielders of the oldest sorcery ever known. They might use them to find a way to overcome the tragic fate He has bestowed upon them. He is the Lord of the Storm, the Great Maelstrom.< Less
Theo and Morpheus' Medallion By Dimitrios Spyridon Chytiris
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Theo is a very special boy, in fact he is more than just a boy; he is a demigod with amazing powers. After returning home one evening, he finds two strangers talking to his parents: “The boy is... More > our only hope” the man in black said “he is the only one who can summon the Twelve and save the world of the mortals from enslavement and destruction”. Theo sets off in a quest to restore order and stop the evil Daemon gods from taking over the world of men. In his journey he must overcome the dangers and difficulties with bravery and wisdom, if he wishes to complete the Three Trials successfully and become a Champion of the Gods. Thankfully he is not alone; his brave young Guardians accompany him in a search of six Divine Keys that have the power to unlock the Seals that keep the Twelve Gods exiled. Adventure, magic, friendship and mystery are some of the elements of this great read that can only be compared to the magnitude of the Harry Potter series and the originality of Percy Jackson.< Less
Theo and Morpheus' Medallion By Dimitrios Spyridon Chytiris
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Theo is a very special boy, in fact he is more than just a boy; he is a demigod with amazing powers. After returning home one evening, he finds two strangers talking to his parents: “The boy is... More > our only hope” the man in black said “he is the only one who can summon the Twelve and save the world of the mortals from enslavement and destruction”. Theo sets off in a quest to restore order and stop the evil Daemon gods from taking over the world of men. In his journey he must overcome the dangers and difficulties with bravery and wisdom, if he wishes to complete the Three Trials successfully and become a Champion of the Gods. Thankfully he is not alone; his brave young Guardians accompany him in a search of six Divine Keys that have the power to unlock the Seals that keep the Twelve Gods exiled. Adventure, magic, friendship and mystery are some of the elements of this great read that can only be compared to the magnitude of the Harry Potter series and the originality of Percy Jackson.< Less

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Його Історія Йог By Kevin Rust
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Fully Consecrated Fully Consecrated By Haley Wade
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114 Treasures 114 Treasures By Jewel of Faith
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