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Devilry
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Series: The Richard Carter Novels, Book 7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 112,260. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A young deer hunter spots something in the pre-dawn. He finds two bodies. As Richard Carter investigates, the motive seems clear—at first. A few days later, however, a landowner comes upon a horror that could have come from the Spanish inquisition. This murder was senseless, sadistic—pure devilry.
In The Abode of Angels
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 151,250. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When Joshua's fiancée sacrificed herself to save a world, he thought that was the end of her. Instead, she brought him the secret of immortality. Can he free mankind of the fear of death before those who profit by that fear find a way to silence him?
Predators
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 351,450. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Death has been following Zack Henderson for ten years now. He woke up surrounded by it on a train a decade ago. He's watched it take friend and foe, strangers and family. It's weighed heavily on his mind. It was through death that his life finally began. He understands better than most how fragile life is, and he's done being prey. At some point, you have to stop running from death and embrace it.
The Foundations Codex
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,600. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In Earl Whit's life and for the majority of his fellow Americans the sky was literally falling and he immediately realized there was no hope on the horizon. He was just like everyone else, no longer trying to get ahead but now in permanent survival mode.
Shoot Down
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 180,950. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Shortly after takeoff, a jumbo jet explodes over the waters of Long Island. Witnesses claim the aircraft was shot down by a surface-to-air missile; the government insists a mechanical malfunction brought down the airplane.
Primacy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,220. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Thousands of monkeys and apes suffer in animal testing labs. If just one of them could speak, what might it say and whose interests would it threaten? To find the complete answer and save a special ape, researcher Liane Vinson will confront a malevolent corporation, a venal federal government, an animal rights movement that's lost its way--and all of our assumptions about man's primacy in nature.
Focused on Murder
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 141,560. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When nature photographer Julia Ballard stumbles upon clues to a long-unsolved double-murder her wilderness adventure turns to intrigue and then to terror. Is a conservation and environmentalist group as benign as it first seems? Enjoy a colorful story that transports the reader through the scenic Colorado Rockies, and experience the warm bond between Julia and her dog Maxie.
Heaven in Hell
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,630. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014 by All-Seeing Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Helen's mum pushed her into becoming a star, and it all pays off! Life couldn't be better. Then it all falls apart. One moment triggers Helen's mental breakdown, splitting her mind. Now she's torn between being Helen and Heaven. Her mother wants more fame - how far is she willing to go to get it? The right question is, how far has she already gone? The truth lies in Helen's forgotten childhood...
Promise of Joy
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 187,340. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
In The Promise of Joy, with his Vice President Ted Jason and his wife Beth Knox dead at the hands of an assassin, newly elected President Orrin Knox contends with a game of one-upmanship between the Soviet Union and China. The United States, guided by Knox’s inflexible will, begins to assist rebels seeking to break away from their Communist overlords...
Sun Rising In The West: Does Japan Buy California?
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,870. Language: American English. Published: November 3, 2014 by Hypo To Helio Books. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
From an alternate future of the 1980s: In 2005, the president surprises the Senate with a treaty that sells California to Japan for $60 trillion. Nobody takes the treaty seriously—until California's Senator Matt Nakamura endorses it. But Matt's wife Barbara suspects the real reason behind his endorsement: he arm-twisted the promise of a huge bribe from Japan's ambassador.
The Archimedes Signal
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 132,570. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal
In the October 26, 1979 assassination of South Korea's President Park Chung Hee, the conspirators use the firepower from stolen M-16's. Korean CIA Head Lieutenant General Kim Jae Kyu, who guns down Park, has planned the assassination since before the 1972 yushin constitution made Park dictator for life.
War in a Golf Cart
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,590. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
War in a Golf Cart is a collection of four novellas that deals with the world we live in, like it or not. The themes covered are War, both large ones and small ones, reckless political ambition mixed with the usual self-serving rationalizations, youth trying to find its way in an unemployed world, and the demon that never dies known as substance abuse.
Annu
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 256,860. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
On a South Pacific island during the last decades of the twentieth century, indigenes, migrant workers and European managers struggle to understand and define themselves and their place in the incomprehensible world shaped by the Van Island Palm Oil Development Company
Kate's Gifts
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,070. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A provocative thriller about a woman's battle against a deadly enemy- herself. A suburban "soccer mom" fighting addiction. A soldier, scarred by the horror of war. Two very different lives, brought together by an act of betrayal, and then torn apart by a deadly secret. Soon all that stands between the American dream and a nuclear nightmare are a woman's gifts.
Barnabas Tales
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 102,180. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
short stories related when a retired physician looks back upon his colleagues, a long career in an english hospital, and life outside. many tales have a grain or two of truth and some contain much more.
Le Rital (1 - Dans l’Enfer de l’Isonzo)
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Series: Le Rital. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 113,660. Language: French. Published: October 18, 2014 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Inspiré d’une histoire vraie, ce roman retrace, à travers le parcours du personnage principal, le long cheminement vers l’intégration des Italiens arrivés en France au début du XXe siècle, époque tourmentée.
Preserve and Protect
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 170,930. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The United States is thrown into chaos as the President is killed in a plane crash shortly after securing his party’s nomination in a hotly contested race for re-election. As suspicions are cast upon the circumstances of the place crash, the incumbent party quickly convenes to nominate a candidate in a storm of domestic and international chaos.
Pinto and Sons
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 167,950. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This ironic comedy by the author of the acclaimed Leib Goldkorn series and "King of the Jews" follows Pinto, a Hungarian Jew and former medical student, who takes the wrong ship and winds up out West during the craze of the California Gold Rush. Never discouraged, he tries to bring scientific enlightenment to a band of boys from the local Modoc Indian tribe. His efforts largely turn back on Pinto.
The Moon & the Luckchaser
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 164,610. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ecological disaster hangs over their kind. They know it, they know how to avoid it. But, they're busy. Wealth-quest, politics and stubborn religions distract them. The era? Sixty-four million years ago. Astil, a "luckchaser" bred to mischief, and Diotomo, archeologist and poetess, each sees their peril but from conflicting views.
Fate and Angus McGrath
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,470. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Marilyn might break with tradition and refuse to bestow the traditional McGrath first name on either of her sons, but her brother-in-law is not so superstitious. His child's journey, through childhood ADHD and adolescent rebellion, teen prostitution and drug addiction, rehabilitation and relapse, to eventual maturity and a too-early death, continually surfaces to impact on the lives of the family.