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Four Stories
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,710. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
First published in 1998, Four Stories is the first short story collection written by Marcus McGee, a favorite for readers who appreciate the author's twisted humor. The stories are loosely autobiographical and center on issues involving family life. Yet they illustrate how political family life can become at times.
Synchronicity
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 87,380. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Synchronicity is a second short story collection by Marcus McGee, following Four Stories. This book contains some of the author's favorite works, including The Club, Estéban and Synchronicity. It also includes his earliest short stories, Mister Peacock, Till Death Do Us Part and Anthropophagi. It finishes with three blank verse parables, Coat of Black, The Thinking Man and The Crab Story.
Write Good or Die
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Price: Free! Words: 48,170. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2010 by Haunted Computer Books. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Survival tips for 21st century writers, from best-selling authors Kevin J. Anderson, M.J. Rose, Heather Graham, J.A. Konrath, Gayle Lynds, Alexandra Sokoloff, Jonathan Maberry, and more. How to develop your craft, improve your writing, get an agent, promote your work, embrace the digital age, and prepare yourself for the coming changes in the publishing industry. Edited by Scott Nicholson.
The Double Twin Murders
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 77,550. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2010 by Fido Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Four years ago Barton Landreneaux went on a brutal killing spree of six young, twin girls. But FBI Investigator Frank Burdette and Abe Hartley, Chief Pathologist, have never forgotten the gory details of these unsolved murders. Now, the remaining twins are in danger, but the forces of Frank and Abe may not be enough to stop the evil forces of the Double Twin Murderer.
An Essay On The Seven Year Hitch
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Price: Free! Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs
An Essay by Marcus McGee on the efficacy of long-term marriage in an impermanent society. Author proposes a seven-year term on marriage licenses in an attempt to save "the marriage institution" in America.
Blow Us Away! Publishers' Secrets for Successful Manuscripts
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,010. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2010 by WindRiver Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Publishers and agents around the world are waiting to be blown away by the next great manuscript but are frustrated by the average new author's lack of preparedness; too many manuscripts lack marketing insight, organization, or an understanding of the book industry. Bring publishers a great book with all the background information we need to make a good business decision and you've got a deal.
Minotaur
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,680. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Archivist Jen Alexander is sent to a remote mansion in order to catalogue its library. She quickly discovers that the old house holds more mysteries than those contained in books. Her curiosity leads her deep into the hidden confines of the mansion, and the discovery of what a minotaur may guard besides a labyrinth, as well as what a man may do to gain power and influence.
Vintage Reading: From Plato to Bradbury: A Personal Tour of Some of the World's Best Books
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,750. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Vintage Reading brings eighty of the world's most unforgettable books out from behind the high castle walls, lowers the drawbridge, and welcomes readers inside. With lively and concise commentary, award-winning author Robert Kanigel throws an arm around the reader and becomes the tour guide to classics, best-sellers, lesser-known greats, and everything in-between.
Confessions of a Bookworm
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
I cannot stop reading books. There is a book among my collection that I love the most. A 1938 deluxe boxed edition, gold-trimmed with brazed lettering on the front and a blue velvet ribbon for a bookmark stitched to the spine. The book once belonged to my father. Indeed, it was one of his favorite books. He presented it to me on my eleventh birthday. A memento of my childhood.
Growing Up!
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
It is a short story narrated by a baby caterpillar and written for young readers. The baby explains how it will blossom into an adult butterfly. Children share in the flying adventure as a butterfly. The story's lesson is that the process of growing up is a fun, exciting, adventurous time when one can develop into a mature individual and reach for the clouds to attain all of his/her goals in life.