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Chasing the Strawberry Moon, Hitchhiking (for girls)
By Judith A Grout
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,710. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Two teen-age girls hitchhike cross country to escape an arranged marriage one of their fathers has decreed. They encounter all sorts of people along the way—some benevolent, some decidedly not. In coping with the adversity they find at every turn, they discover the meaning of love and friendship, betrayal and reconciliation, self-reliance and interdependence. A compelling true-life adventure.
The 16th Song
By David Powell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,990. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The 16th Song is a book about a young man making mistakes and how the mistakes follow him despite his success as a song writer. Set mainly in the turbulent Paris if the late 1950's, it tells of how random acts of violence, unconnected with the victims, can distort a life forever.
The Samurai Poet
By Travis Belrose
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 126,770. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Ishikawa Jozan wanted nothing more than to be a samurai like his father and grandfather. When an act of overzealousness costs him his position, he tries to serve his lord as a Confucian scholar. Once Ishikawa becomes entangled in political intrigues beyond his control, he discovers that the life of a hermitic literati can be just as dangerous as that of a warrior.
Maya - Illusion: Behind The Smile, the Story of Lek, a Bar Girl in Pattaya
By Owen Jones
Series: Behind The Smile, Book 3 · Thailand Books, Book 5. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 112,010. Language: British English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
This book picks up the story of Lek's life six or seven years further on. At forty-ish, it is time to take stock of her life. She looks back on her life and wonders whether it was all worth it. Should she feel bitter about what has happened to her or should she move on and try to forget her past? Should she try to erase it, whitewash it out, like so many women did or should she be proud of it?
Clara
By Marie Cook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,760. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
In 1883 Clara left her home in Indiana and everything she had ever known to go with her young husband and small child to establish a home and raise a family in Kansas. Her strength to face the hardships she encounters there comes from her indomitable spirit, her sense of humor, and her devout faith.
Friend Request Intercepted
By Angela Sherice
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 246,430. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Internet relationship goes haywire once it is discovered that world-reknown superstar diva in control of it all, is too, the one in control of hearing and watching all things that her lover does-that is...until she couldn't keep it her little secret any longer. Read what happens when the tables turn in this page-turner as we learn who is, and is not in control in this story of unexpected twists.
An Old Spy Story
By Terry Morgan
Price: Free! Words: 123,510. Language: British English. Published: May 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Eighty six years old and recently widowed, ex international businessman and reluctant spy Ollie Thomas shows it is never too late to face up to the past. arrested at the airport on suspicion of the murder of another old man in Spain, Ollie describes why he finally decided to track down and deal with the man who had been his corrupt ‘controller’.
Reflections
By Robert T Sayers
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 145,340. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Story of three young brothers' epic journey to a new country.
Memorabilia
By Vanessa MintVanDi
Price: $2.27 USD. Words: 112,210. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Blaze, the frontman of one of the most famous bands of the 1980s, mysteriously dies. Twenty years later a stranger shows up, knocking on the doors of everyone the singer ever knew, possessing something no one had even been aware of; Blaze's diary. Is it authentic? If so, does it provide an explanation to the events leading to his death? How did this diary come to this stranger's possession anyway?
Double Rainbow at Full Moon: Surviving the collapse of Zimbabwe
By B.A.K. Sim
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,380. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013 by Agio Publishing House. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Bodie and Clyde return to Zimbabwe in 2007, but the good times have departed. The country has the highest inflation in the world; people resort to suitcases and wheelbarrows, just to carry the money. Isolated from the rest of the world, they experience shortages of food, water and electricity, with endless line-ups for gas if any is available. The banking system is collapsing...
Stephen King: A Primary Bibliography of the World's Most Popular Author, 2013 Revised Edition
By Justin Brooks
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 158,050. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013 by Overlook Connection Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
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[ 562 BOOK PAGES ] The newly revised 2013 edition of Stephen King: A Primary Bibliography of the World's Most Popular Author is the most comprehensive Stephen King Bibliography ever produced. Over 1450 separate entries, each with a description and full source data, from publication information to page numbers and More! Author Justin Brooks spent twelve years compiling this outstanding reference
The Bullroarer: This World from Wilson's Promontory
By Jee Kavan
Price: Free! Words: 156,710. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Here's a toy and totem, a spinning top and talisman, all in one. It howls, ‘How does a gardener get painted a pirate of the high seas?’ It roars and rings of smoke, like upcoiling incense, or dust rising from a tail-chasing dog, or a wounded bull. ‘An obsession, any material, emotional, magical possession might impassion a struggle for self-possession that rings of truth and light and saturnalia.'
Two Horizons
By Hank Lawson
Price: Free! Words: 121,550. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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Great Pyramid, rival priests, romance with a harem (perhaps royal) woman, and jealous Queen prey on God-king Khufu. In parallel to Khufu’s labors, Mehi labors to absolve his family’s crime by self-sacrifice as a pyramid worker. The crime also burdens his love for An-khi, a governor’s daughter who aspires to be governor herself. Will Mehi save Khufu from his enemies, including Mehi’s own brother?
Rockin' The Bronx
By Larry Kirwan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,290. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The Bronx is burning in 1980-82. John Lennon is being stalked, Bobby Sands is dying, the Reagan Revolution has begun and AIDS is about to be identified. Sean arrives from Ireland searching for his girlfriend, Mary. He finds a lot more than he's looking for, including Danny McCorley, a hard-hitting, book-loving, construction worker with a shadowy past in the Irish Republican movement and a secret.
Viva la vida (english version)
By Quelli di ZEd
Price: Free! Words: 110,670. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Warning: experimental translation (hybrid) Viva la vida it is the history of a trip. A trip undertaken for a long time in camper by five united friends, together from the times of the crayons to wax, to celebrate the marriage of one of them. The vacation, the goodbye to the bachelorhood that unrolls him along the roads of the whole Italy, becomes also however the point of turn for...
Garbo's Faces
By Ulf Wolf
Price: Free! Words: 116,070. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Garbo's Faces tells the story of Nachiketa Krishnamurti, a boy raised in India by his paternal grandmother who teaches him to speak with snakes. His father, Jiddu, is a well-known Indian mystic who is rarely home. His mother is never discussed. When Nachiketa is 23, Jiddu reveals to him that his mother is the reclusive Swedish film star, “Harriet Brown” (a Greta Garbo alias).
Organza: A Memoir: Proof I Existed
By Peg Elliott Mayo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,450. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Organza, as Estelle Marie, calls herself, is 97 years old, of a spicy turn of mind, unafraid to expose her hits and misses. She writes, on her computer, "To prove I existed." She's poignant, amusing, confused and hopeful, clearly a woman you'll cherish.
Arminius
By William Walling
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 161,830. Language: American English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The 1st of a 2-book series, ARMINIUS relates the early saga of an actual barbarian princeling in antiquity, later a legionary and Roman citizen, and later still an equestrian knight. He is said to have led a coalition of tribal warriors to victory in a famous battle that annihilated three entire Roman legions, and which may have subsequently affected the makeup of a segment of European society.
Daddy's Hobby: Behind The Smile - the Story of Lek, a Bar Girl in Pattaya
By Owen Jones
Series: Behind The Smile, Book 1 · Thailand Books, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,560. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Daddy's Hobby is the story of Lek, a bar girl in Pattaya. She was born the eldest child of four in a typical rice farming family. She did not expect to do anything any different from the other girls in her class in the village, but circumstances changed suddenly and she had to go to work in Pattaya, where she drifted into the sex industry. The book tells how she tried to get out of it again
Tender
By Mark Childress
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 181,820. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Stephen King: "Mark Childress's novel, TENDER, is a little more than just a fine novel; it is a big, all-American, Technicolor dreamboat of a book, as vital and as intense as anything I've read in the last 10 years. Childress's understanding and love of this new music lends Tender the sort of piney woods authenticity I associate with such American classics as Elmer Gantry and All The King's Men."