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book by its cover

15 February 2017 17:18 (GMT)

Hi this is my first posting on the forums so my apologies if this is in the wrong section.

I have a question if anyone is able to help?
I like my E-books to have a specific cover, sometimes to match the tree book version I have and I've noticed that some have updated to recent release versions rather than what was originally loaded - is there a way of changing the covers back? Importing and changing to a preferred cover choice like you can within Goodreads.

Any helpful comments welcomed

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kindle brick wall

27 January 2017 17:58 (GMT)

Kindle brick wall
I have just purchased a paperwhite and tried many times to get a book onto my kindle
Rather than give up is there anyone I or near Gainsborough who could do this for me
I am sure once all is set up I would then be able to use it myself
I have read many bits of how to.  But alas. Still stuck and I desperation searched for a site who may offer hands on
Kind regards


Hope I entered all 

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Kindle Paperwhite won't charge

26 January 2017 13:56 (GMT)

My Kindle Paperwhite isn't charging. The battery level is low but not critically low and when I connect to a power source, the battery indicator light goes amber for about 10 seconds and then changes to green. I've tried disconnecting and reconnecting many times with the same result always. I also tried charging through the computer and this hasn't worked either.
I'd appreciate any advice on how to solve this issue.

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free download - ( Humorous South African short story…. Urban Legend ?)

14 January 2017 20:18 (GMT)

FREE  this weekend ... Sat 14th and Sun 15th  Jan

His  Grandfather's  Garden

Jannie Jaacobs was in the second-hand car business. Or, to be more specific, Jannie was in the business of getting cars started. (Even if the keys were not always available.)

But having re-located his business from Capetown to Jo'burg (with a considerable degree of urgency and haste), Jannie was presented with a problem.

He was no longer able to dig his beloved Grandfather's garden for him, and the Old Man had now injured his hip.

...... Jannie had to find a solution: fast.

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Over 150 SF/F Books at 99 cent - worldwide promo

07 January 2017 09:02 (GMT)

Windcatcher is in there too, but that's only one of the sweet deals you can pick up. Thumbs Up Check out the others as well and perhaps discover some great new series and authors.
Promolink: http://pattyjansen.com/promo/
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Win a Kindle Fire + Science Fiction/Fantasy books

19 December 2016 09:36 (GMT)

You could win a Kindle Fire and a bundle of Science Fiction/Fantasy books: http://helensmithbooks.com/giveaways/december2016/
For authors/bloggers interested in sponsoring giveaways, please sign up here for notifications.

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FREE today: The Jefferson Allegiance can stop an Imperial Presidency

19 February 2017 15:26 (GMT)

The Jefferson Allegiance
“The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.” Thomas Jefferson 1787. 

The 4th of July 1826. As Thomas Jefferson lies dying, he gives his part of his Jefferson Cipher to Edgar Allen Poe, with instructions to take the disks to West Point. In Massachusetts, John Adams entrusts his part of the Cipher to Colonel Thayer, the superintendent of the Military Academy. As Thayer rides away, Adams utters his final words: “Thomas Jefferson survives.”

In the present, Green Beret Paul Ducharme has been recalled from Afghanistan after the ‘accidental’ death of his best friend, the son of one of the Philosophers. While Ducharme is visiting his friend’s gravesite in Arlington, an old man is executed by a member from the Society of Cincinnati know as the Surgeon, who is seeking to gather all the pieces of the cipher. In a nearby restaurant, former CIA and now Curator at Monticello, Evie Tolliver, waits anxiously for her mentor to arrive, but he’s killed by the same assassin at the Zero Milestone. His heart and the Philosopher’s head are displayed as a grisly message on top of the stone, echoing Jefferson’s famous head-heart letter.

Ducharme and Tolliver, the unknowing heirs to become the next generation of caretakers of the Jefferson Allegiance, team up and must battle the Surgeon to assemble the Cipher and find the Jefferson Allegiance, a document that has kept the balance of power in the United States for over two centuries.

The Society of the Cincinnati was founded in May of 1783. A leading member was Alexander Hamilton, and the first President of the Society was George Washington. Thomas Jefferson was not allowed membership. The Society of the Cincinnati is the oldest, continuous military society in North America. It has its current headquarters at the Anderson House in downtown Washington, DC.

In 1802, President Thomas Jefferson, well known for his strong opposition to a standing army, established the United State Military Academy, the oldest Military Academy in North America. In 1819, Thomas Jefferson founded the University of Virginia, the first college in the United States to separate religion from education. It has its current headquarters in Philosophical Hall on Liberty Square in Philadelphia.

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FREE short stories from the Time Patrol.

18 February 2017 13:31 (GMT)

Free short stories, complete missions, from the bestselling Time Patrol series are available here.
John Adams and Benjamin Franklin meet Admiral Howe on Staten Island at a Peace Conference that can stop the American Revolution in 1776.
What if the North counter-attacked on the 4th of July, the day after Picketts Charge at the Battle of Gettysburg 1863.
Grendel fights a very real monster in 452.
George Washington put down a coup in 1783.
A Viking raid into England in 999 could be the initiation of a warrior-priest that can change history.
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Bottle and Glass historical fiction Free Download from Amazon today only.

08 February 2017 15:50 (GMT)

Bottle and Glass e-book is free for download from Amazon, today only. 

Bottle and Glass is a story of survival and escape told from the barstools of two dozen boisterous Kingston taverns at the close of the War of 1812. Jeremy Castor and his cousin Merit Davey are snatched up from the Cornish coast by the Royal Navy in the summer of 1813. A year later they arrive in Kingston, Ontario, a town tense with the fear and deprivation of war. Their first riotous night ashore is spent at the Violin, Bottle, and Glass. Later that evening, they stumble upon a dead man - their lives are changed forever.

UK:  http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01N4ACN5V 
US:  http://www.amazon.com/dp/B01N4ACN5V
CA:  http://www.amazon.ca/dp/B01N4ACN5V

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The Last Stoic E-Book - Free Today Only! Ancient Rome meets Modern America

08 February 2017 15:46 (GMT)

The Last Stoic e-book is free for download from Amazon, TODAY ONLY!  Ancient Rome meets Modern America - Historical Fiction with a twist.

A story of appetite and fear both modern and ancient, of human strength, decency, and dignity in the face of greed, paranoia, and torture -- sadly, as relevant as ever.

UK:  http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00A9MKOI2
US:  http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00A9MKOI2
CA:  http://www.amazon.ca/dp/B00A9MKOI2

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FREE 8 and 9 Feb: Bodyguard of Lies. Video Trailer

08 February 2017 13:56 (GMT)

Bodyguard of Lies
"In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies." Winston Churchill
Who polices the world of covert operations?
Enter the Cellar, the most secret spy organization hiding deep within the United States.

Two women become inextricably involved in a dangerous web of lies, intrigue, and betrayal as they fight for their lives and the safety of their country. Neeley is the lover and protégé of Gant, a Cellar operative, and is trying to pick up the pieces of her life after Gant's death and unveil a mystery that Gant always held close to his chest. Hannah, a housewife, is equally lost after her husband simply disappears. They soon learn that the men in their lives shared a dangerous secret, one some very powerful people would shed blood to protect. Neeley and Hannah's meeting sets a decades-old plan into motion and puts their lives at risk.

They couldn't come from more different worlds, but as they try to escape the people who seem determined to kill them, Hannah and Neeley discover they have at least one thing in common: they've both been living a lie.

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