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Le Papillon Vert
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,840. Language: French. Published: September 13, 2014 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Charles-Marie de La Condamine (1701-1774), chevalier de Saint-Lazare, membre de l’Académie des sciences et de l’Académie française, est un peu l’inspirateur de Jules Vernes, de Tintin, et d’Indiana Jones… Grand voyageur en Méditerranée, au Pérou, en Amazonie, et Guyane, il découvre le caoutchouc, le curare et le meilleur quinquina.
Dying to Live: An Amish Man Fakes His Death to Find His Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,270. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Based on a true story, one August night in 1996, an Amish man starts a bloody trail across the bedroom floor next to the double bed where his young wife sleeps soundly and disappears into the night. He is missing and presumed dead.
Last Mountain Dancer
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You set the price! Words: 158,520. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014 by Carroll Ann Susco. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
From Booklist Colorful enough to inspire Michael Douglas' character, Grady Tripp, in the movie Wonder Boys, Kinder starts with the most interesting West Virginian available: himself. Suddenly, in pendulum swings between searing self-doubt and thoughtless bravado, Kinder is biting the neck of a high-school tormentor, or he is making love in a deserted chapel to a young girlfriend....
To Sharazad Whereever You Are
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,410. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
The story of a woman who is married to a man who she believes is a traveling merchant, but is in reality, is the brutal dictator of a foreign kingdom.
Digging the Vein
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,520. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Digging the Vein is the stark, tragicomic debut novel from critically acclaimed novelist Tony O'Neill (Sick City, Down and Out on Murder Mile). It tells the autobiographical tale of a young man who arrives in Los Angeles following a brief-but-succesful career in music, only to succumb to the negative pleasures of heroin addiction. With an introductory essay by James "Million Little Pieces" Frey.
I, Putin
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,230. Language: American English. Published: March 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
I, Putin is a multi-award-winning, Amazon Kindle Top 100 best-selling, original, historical fiction novel about Vladimir Putin. What decision is so harrowing that it changes Russian President Vladimir Putin forever? Discover what motivates the man behind Russia. Is he the cold, ruthless leader you know, or is he...human?
Chasing the Strawberry Moon, Hitchhiking (for girls)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,640. 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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,120. 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.
Jo
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,630. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Cursed because he could foresee, but never prevent death, Jo Bailey discovered how to make money using his curse, and eventually used that money to start a church. This is the story of Jo as told by the people who loved him, as well as by the people who hated and tried to kill him. It is a fictional work in the guise of reality.
Mémoires de Mammouth
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Price: $4.61 USD. Words: 86,180. Language: French. Published: February 1, 2014 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Félix Halsmann, enseignant de français lambda, raconte. Quoi ? Sa vie, dans ce livre de vie. À travers colères, lâchetés, éclairs de courage, espoirs, tendresses, son récit combine son métier présent, son expérience passée, et sa vie personnelle, car il n’y a pas que l’école, il y a aussi l’amour, faudrait pas oublier.
Liams revansch
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 75,540. Language: Swedish. Published: December 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Liam föds med en extraordinär talang för att spela trumpet och spås en lysande framtid. Hans uppväxt kantas av svårigheter och han blir sviken av de personer som står honom närmast. Liams tröst blir trumpeten och de enda stunder han känner sig riktigt trygg är när han får spela på sitt instrument.
Saturday Night Dance Club
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Price: Free! Words: 67,900. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Pearl's young world is shattered when Papa orders her to leave home. She takes with her the secret of catching Papa in the pantry with the maid. Pearl finds a job in the city. On weekends she heads downtown to the Canteen to volunteer as a "suitable young lady" to dance with the boys in uniform. Pearl considers this her patriotic duty --until Will sweeps her into his arms and heart.
Paula Voss | Der Neubeginn
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Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 63,810. Language: German. Published: October 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Ein missglückter Selbstmord ist, als würde man ein Taxi zum Flughafen besteigen und wird nach einer kurzen Fahrt um den Häuserblock wieder zu Hause abgesetzt.... das denkt Paula frustriert, als sie im Krankenhaus aufwacht und feststellt, dass sie noch am Leben ist.
The Samurai Poet
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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.
Paula Voss | Der Aufbruch
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Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 75,680. Language: German. Published: October 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Achtundzwanzig Jahre lang verfolgt Paula das Ziel ein unabhängiges, erfolgreiches und glückliches Leben zu führen. Auf vielen Umwegen erreicht sie ihre Ziele, sie findet ihre Liebe und verwirklicht ihre Träume.
Clara
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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.
Der Engel und Sebastian
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,320. Language: German. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Dies ist die Geschichte von Sebastian. Es wird beschrieben, wie er versucht, sein Leben in den Griff zu bekommen.
Friend Request Intercepted
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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.
Given Away, A Sicilian Upbringing
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,050. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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In Sicily,between Fascist Mussolini and Nazi Hitler's stronghold, a child is thrust into a world of personal strife and hardship and displaced in offensive living conditions.Though time heals most anything,there are unfathomable stories of the human experience that must be told and retold again so that history can find its peace. Given Away is a story that will touch the core soul of your being.
Les routes de l'Inde
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 58,310. Language: French. Published: June 18, 2013 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Les routes de l’Inde est un roman d’aventures au quotidien. Les aventures de l’esprit et de la chair survenues de 1928 à 1931, à Calcutta, à un jeune Roumain venu y étudier le sanskrit et la philosophie indienne.