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The 10 Minute PompeiiRobert James

Most people visit Pompeii because they are curious about the plaster remains of the ancient people killed and buried by Mount Vesuvius. But morbid curiousity aside, Pompeii has a fascinating history. It was an advanced civilization that e… more

The 10 Minute Pompeii
Robert James

Resurrecting PompeiiEstelle Lazer

Recognizing the important contribution of the human skeletal evidence to the archaeology of Pompeii, Lazer presents an in-depth study of the people of pompeii, and gives students an essential resource in the study of this fascinating histor… more

Resurrecting Pompeii
Estelle Lazer
Routledge , English

Romans (Early Christians Boo...Kathleen Wiseman

Bestselling HISTORICAL CHRISTIAN ROMANCE CLEAN Christian Women’s Romance (and no violence or foul language) Book ONE of the Early Christian Series Julia is a young, wealthy, Roman woman living in Pompeii. Her life, dedicated to the pagan… more

Romans (Early Christians Book 1) (Christian Romance / Religious Fiction Romance / Religious Historical Fiction)
Kathleen Wiseman

Mount Vesuvius : a descripti...J. Logan Lobley

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Mount Vesuvius : a descriptive, historical, and geological account of the volcano : with a notice of the recent eruption, and an appendix, containing letters by Pliny the younger, a table of dates of eruptions, and a list of Vesuvian minera… more

Mount Vesuvius : a descriptive, historical, and geological account of the volcano : with a notice of the recent eruption and…
J. Logan Lobley

Earthquakes and Other Natura...Harriet Griffey

Double Tap to Zoom This book brings readers face to face with some of the deadliest natural disasters of all time, from the eruption of Mount Vesuvius to the San Francisco earthquake of 1906. As they go, they’ll learn about the scientific… more

Earthquakes and Other Natural Disasters (DK READERS)
Harriet Griffey
DK Publishing , English

Whom Gods Have FavouredDenyse Bridger

Pompeii lies complacent and decadent in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius, the populace thriving on their depravity and their hunger for blood and Games. In the midst of the looming destruction, an ancient evil emerges, and claims not only a cel… more

Whom Gods Have Favoured
Denyse Bridger
XOXO Publishing , English

In the Shadow of VesuviusLiz Carmichael

Vesuvius is awake. Mira, a fifteen-year-old slave has seen what’s coming. To save her life, and that of her young charge, she must escape her stubborn owner and flee from Herculaneum. The day Mira became the child’s nursemaid, the promise m… more

In the Shadow of Vesuvius
Liz Carmichael
Daimhin Books , English

Pompeii: A Sourcebook (Routl...M. G. L. Cooley

This book presents translations of a wide selection of written records which survived the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79, giving a vivid impression of what life was like in the town.From the labels on wine jars to scribbled insults, an… more

Pompeii: A Sourcebook (Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World)
M. G. L. Cooley
Routledge , English

Falling into HistoryPeter Fleming

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It isn’t easy travelling with an extraterrestrial fl ower, especially an intelligentMartian one who has the power of thought and speech. Being pursuedthrough time by homicidal maniacs hardly makes it any easier.Space ethicist Kim Hawthorne … more

Falling into History
Peter Fleming
Xlibris , English

STAB: six tales of horror ("...Ty Johnston

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Book III of the “S” Collection Horror Trilogy: Six tales of horrorScreaming Right to the EndA member of a trio of survivors of a zombie apocalypse snaps. Can the survivors survive one another?Born to Bring TroubleA mage turned biker finds h… more

STAB: six tales of horror (“S” Collection Horror Trilogy)
Ty Johnston
Logical Misanthropy , English

The Shadow of the Volcano (S...Wendy Leighton-Porter

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The ancient Roman town of Pompeii lies in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius, but its inhabitants are blissfully unaware of the deadly threat of the volcano which is about to devastate their lives.Twins Joe and Jemima Lancelot, still on the hunt … more

The Shadow of the Volcano (Shadows from the Past)
Wendy Leighton-Porter
Mauve Square Publishing , English

The Pleasure SlaveJan Irving

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Lucius Mettelus Carbo, once a legate on the rise in the Roman army, rescues a beautiful young prostitute, Varick, who immediately stirs him. However, Lucius doesn’t believe anyone could want him, a man cursed by the gods with an ugly, twist… more

The Pleasure Slave
Jan Irving
Dreamspinner Press , English

The Day AfterAnya Jones Delilah, Jess Hol...

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Enjoy this eclectic mix of short stories, flash fiction and poetry. This book is filled with winners and runners up of the competition on the theme ‘The Day After,’ part of Eastbourne Writes 2012, a community book and writing fair. All auth… more

The Day After
Anya Jones Delilah, Jess Holiday, Sue McCready, Sylvia Ash, Christopher Greene, Jill Rutherford
MyVoice Publishing , English

Happyslapped by a Jellyfish:...Karl Pilkington

A collection of hilarious and compelling insights and anecdotes, diary entries, poems, ‘true’ facts and cartoons on travel from Karl Pilkington, unlikely star of the Ricky Gervais Show, the world’s most successful podcast This is the travel… more

Happyslapped by a Jellyfish: The words of Karl Pilkington
Karl Pilkington
DK Publishing , English

Black ShipsJo Graham

In a time of war and doubt, Gull is an oracle. Daughter of a slave taken from fallen Troy, chosen at the age of seven to be the voice of the Lady of the Dead, she is destined to counsel kings.When nine black ships appear, captained by an ex… more

Black Ships
Jo Graham
Redhook , English

THE LAST DAYS OF POMPEII ---...Edward Bulwer-Lytton

The Last Days of Pompeii is a novel written by the baron Edward Bulwer-Lytton in 1834. Once a very widely read book and now relatively neglected, it culminates in the cataclysmic destruction of the city of Pompeii by the eruption of Mount V… more

Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Classics-Unbound , English

Ancient Cities: The History ...Charles River Editors

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Includes pictures of Pompeii, artifacts, and more. Chronicles the history of Pompeii since the first settlements there nearly 3,000 years ago. Includes quotes from Pliny the Younger about the eruption of Vesuvius. .Includes a Bibliogra… more

Ancient Cities: The History of Pompeii
Charles River Editors
Charles River Editors , English

Wrath of the Fire GodBambi Lynn

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Marcus Valente, a twenty-first century volcanologist, was collecting data near the crater of the volcano when a tremor knocked him to the ground and sent him rolling down the side. When Aemilia rescues him, he gets his first sight of the ci… more

Wrath of the Fire God
Bambi Lynn
Red Sage Publishing , English

History's Greatest Mysteries...Charles River Editors

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Includes pictures of the Sphinx and important people and events in its history.Discusses the theories about its age, construction, and purpose. Covers the archaeological and cultural history of the Sphinx.Includes footnotes and a Biblio… more

History’s Greatest Mysteries: The Sphinx
Charles River Editors
Charles River Editors , English

History for Kids: The Ancien...Charles River Editors

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Perfect for ages 7-10Includes pictures of Pompeii, artifacts, and more. Chronicles the history of Pompeii since the first settlements there nearly 3,000 years ago. Includes a Table of Contents. In Charles River Editors’ History for Kids… more

History for Kids: The Ancient Roman City of Pompeii
Charles River Editors
Charles River Editors , English