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Books that have made you cry?
20 March 2018 16:26 (GMT)hello,
I like reading, especially detective stories, love stories, fantasy ... And I'd like to know what book(s) have made you cry? Can you recommend something?
Film better than book?
19 March 2018 18:36 (GMT)hello,
I love reading - like certainly you. I think that most of films based on books are worse than them.
I can't watch movies when I read book because I think the plot is made shallow. Have you ever watched film based on book which in your opinion is better than it ? What movie was it ?
04 February 2018 20:11 (GMT)Hi I managed to get the wi-fi connected thanks to customer services , but it was re-registered to my account and not my wife's, i am trying to re register but we have forgotten her password, is there a way I can reset without losing all her books etc ???
Probably a stupid question. ....
28 January 2018 07:58 (GMT)My old trusty Kindle is showing signs of old age (next page button sticks, battery life falling etc). I cannot complain as it has been going for years, but if I upgraded to a Paperwhite how does it work with all the books I have downloaded? ?
I have many downloaded that I use for reference, and could not go through the process of downloading again...... or is it somehow linked to the log on details? ?
Any assistance from people who have done this before would be greatly appreciated.
As I said at the start, probably a stupid question. .........
connect to wi-fi
27 January 2018 12:53 (GMT)Hi, I am attempting to get my wife's kindle to sign in to our new virgin wi-fi but it asks for a list of information 1 identity 2 anonymous identity 3 password ( this I have ) the first two I have no idea what they want, any help available, thanks ( hopefully this is the correct place to ask ?? )
Is there any way to fix a tiny scratch on the screen?
23 December 2017 15:09 (GMT)I have unfortunately somehow managed to get the tiniest scratch in the top of my Paperwhite screen. It's not too distracting but I'm concerned it may spread over time. Any ideas on fixes or will I just eventually have to replace the whole screen? Thanks gang & Merry Christmas
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Fantasy and Science Fiction Novels FREE on Kindle
23 March 2018 07:18 (GMT)To celebrate the release of my latest novel ‘Dogs On The Highway’ I’m offering my other two, full length novels for Free on kindle for the next 4 days.
Vagabond Sky (Fantasy)
Kingdom of Ghosts (Science Fiction)
How would you feel if you were suddenly transported to a magical land where sorcery ruled instead of science? A kingdom of elves and trolls, of limitless mystery and grand adventure? Would you be scared of your wits? Or thrilled beyond belief? I.T. Consultant Connor Ingram is neither. He's just pissed off. There’s no football, no Chicken Tikka Masala and no satellite TV. How is he supposed to make a living in a world that hasn’t invented electricity yet? Or the flush toilet? Or a sense of humour? But, most importantly of all, where in hell was he going to get a decent pint of beer?
This is no chronicle of Princes waving sacred swords with unpronounceable names, no saga of heroes wandering about the land looking for the magical doo-dad that will save the day. This is a different kind of fantasy. The epic, freewheeling tale of the ordinary men and women of the Magical Kingdom of Palamir; the ones who scrub the floors, cook the food and clean the toilets (well, they would if there were any). And it is the story of one man in particular. An ordinary man. A man from our world. A man who just couldn’t be bothered. A man who became a kind of hero... when all he was really looking for was another drink.
Kingdom of Ghosts
Rebuilding is not an option.
The world has ended. The few unlucky survivors live in armed camps scattered across the bleak English countryside. Foraging parties roam the ruined cities in search of food and supplies, sifting through the ashes and the useless wreckage of civilisation. Deep in the heart of East Anglia, one crew hits the jackpot; a huge treasure trove of provisions hoarded from before the days of the Breakdown. But who does it belong to and where are they now? And can they resist the temptation to double cross their friends and families in the camp back home?
And can they resist the temptation to double cross each other?
Permanently free: Eyes of the Hammer (Green Berets) video trailer
15 March 2018 14:55 (GMT)The first book in the bestselling Green Beret series is free on all platforms.
Eyes of the Hammer
Eyes of the Hammer by NY Times Bestselling Author, former Green Beret and West Point Graduate, Bob Mayer, is “Exciting and authentic! Author Mayer, a Green Beret himself, gave me a vivid look at the world of the Army’s Special Forces. His portrayal of Green Beret operations and techniques takes you deep into the world of Special Operations.” W.E.B. Griffin.
A US Special Forces team lead by Green Beret Dave Riley is on a top secret mission to take down drug traffickers in Colombia, but while doing so they are faced with betrayal by their own government.
The team is carrying sterilized weapons and unmarked uniforms and the operation is “off the books.”
Of course, nothing is as it seems, especially once the CIA gets involved. Throw in an Israeli mercenary and betrayal, Dave Riley and his team soon find themselves wondering what the real mission is and will they become collateral damage from all the double-dealing going on back in Washington.
Eyes of the Hammer is the first book in the bestselling Green Beret Series written by a man who has “been there, done that.”
The Green Beret Series:
Eyes of the Hammer Dragon Sim-13 Cut Out Synbat Eternity Base Z And Introducing Horace Chase: Chasing the Ghost Chasing the Lost Chasing the Son
Permanently free: Ides of March (Time Patrol)
14 March 2018 13:43 (GMT)Ides of March is permanently free
From the #1 bestselling science fiction author of Area 51, Atlantis, and Nightstalkers series.
'If not, the Fates with traitors do contrive!' Julius Caesar, Act 2, Scene 3.
From the Special Veteran Roland to the teenage girl, Scout, the hand-picked members of the Time Patrol each travel back to a single day in the past in different years to save our timeline.
What does it take to change history and destroy our reality? Change events on the same date, 15 March, in six different years.
Moms: 44 BC. Caesar heads to the Senate for his date with death, despite the warning about the Ides. But some have another idea for his fate.
Scout: 480 BC: A massive Persian Army is invading Greece. Standing in its way: King Leonidas and 300 Spartans. More than the future of Western Civilization is at stake.
Roland: 493 AD: The First King of Italy, Odoacer, is assassinated by Theodoric, But what if the sword goes the other way?
Mac: 1493 AD: Christopher Columbus returns to Spain after 'discovering' the New World. But he’s bringing back more than just word of his discovery; something that could wipe out mankind.
Eagle: 1783 AD: George Washington gives his historic speech in order to prevent a mutiny among his officers. But someone would prefer he didn't. And among his slave is one whose descendant will do write a very important book.
1917 AD: The Last Czar, Nicholas II, abdicates. He, and his family, are supposed to be taken prisoner; but the Tsarina has other plans.
The Time Patrol must send an agent back to each day, with just 24 hours for each to defeat the Shadow's plan to disrupt our time-line, creating a time tsunami and wiping our present out.
FREE 3/11 only. "Spellbinding!" Terry Brooks
11 March 2018 14:40 (GMT)“Spell-binding! Will keep you on the edge of your seat. Call it techno-thriller, call it science fiction, call it just terrific story-telling.” Terry Brooks, #1 NY Times Bestselling author of the Shannara series and Star Wars Phantom Menace
In 1945, Navy Training Flight 19 disappears in the Bermuda Triangle.
In 1963, the USS Thresher, a nuclear submarine, is lost under unusual circumstances, along with a SR-71 spy plane that crashes near the legendary city of Angkor Kol Ker in Cambodia at the exact same time. Both are part of a secret government investigation into mysterious gates opening on the planet's surface. Green Beret Eric Dane leads a team of operatives to recover the black box and encounters a strange fog. His entire team disappears, attacked by strange creatures out of the fog. Only Dane survives to return.
Present day: Another plane goes down and no one should have survived—but they did. It’s in the same area Dane lost his team. He’s called back. To find out who is the darkness behind these gates to our planet. What does this Shadow force want? It is a threat that will take on the world’s greatest military forces and defeat them. A power that will overwhelm our science and technology. A merciless enemy that will lead Dane—and the whole planet—into the final desperate battle for survival.
#1 Kindle Bestselling series in US and UK. Over 1 million copies sold.
Feel-bad fiction, free
10 March 2018 08:17 (GMT)The Sorters of Paper Jail
A nameless figure arrives unbidden at a far country's department of immigration and declares himself a nonperson. He provides for officialdom no useful biography, and a complicated detainment ensues.
The Sorters of Paper Jail
There for the taking, at perhaps its true worth, 10 and 11 March.
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