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Timeline of America: Sound Bytes from the Consumer Culture
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,410. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Timeline is a capsule history of the things that have defined us. It is a lot more than a pop culture trivia book, although no simpler phrase describes it. The chapters are divided into ten timelines that tell the story of America’s development: events, comforts, cars, toys, movies, television, music, nerds, sports, and gossip. Nostalgic stories and an extensive trivia quiz are also included!
Plastic Ozone Daydream: The Corvette Chronicles
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,550. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Plastic Ozone Daydream combines fact and fantasy on a wild ride through the birth, growth, and maturity of the sports car in America during the turbulent half-century, 1950-2000. Plastic Ozone Daydream is intended to be both fun to read and challenging to the intellect, taking the reader on a journey he never knew existed— through the crossroads of his own mind. Look deeply into the reflection.
The Quotable Mark Twain
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,180. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Mark Twain was a great observer of life, and had witty things to say about all corners of life. Collected here are over 100 of Twain's most beloved quotes.
The Golden Age of Flying Saucers: Classic UFO Sightings, Saucer Crashes and Extraterrestrial Contact Encounters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,340. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2010 by New Paradigm Press. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and UFOs
This informative, fast-paced, Gosh-wow joy-ride through the Golden Age of American flying saucer history profiles contactees Richard Shaver, George Adamski and Truman Bethurum, as well as famous events like the 1947 UFO crash at Roswell, New Mexico. Includes more than 20 photographs, an extensive glossary, a recommended reading list, and seven "Flying Saucers Year by Year" reference fact pages!
Independence
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 184,880. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
An orphaned girl in revolutionary America tries to hide her damning past and save the rebel officer she secretly loves.
Still Life With Murder (Nell Sweeney Mysteries, Book 1)
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Price: Free! Words: 94,890. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010 by Patricia Ryan. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
#1 national bestseller Still Life With Murder is the first book of P.B. Ryan’s acclaimed historical mystery series featuring Boston governess Nell Sweeney and opium-smoking former battle surgeon Will Hewitt. Thought to have died during the Civil War, Will is arrested for murder, and Nell must prove his innocence. Originally published by Berkley Prime Crime.
Murder in a Mill Town (Nell Sweeney Mysteries, Book 2)
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 75,200. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010 by Patricia Ryan. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In book #2 of P.B. Ryan’s bestselling historical mystery series, Boston governess Nell Sweeney and her employer’s morphine-addicted son, Dr. Will Hewitt, investigate the disappearance of a young woman who worked in the Hewitt family's textile mill. Murder in a Mill Town was a finalist for the prestigious Mary Higgins Clark Award. Originally published by Berkley Prime Crime.
Death on Beacon Hill (Nell Sweeney Mysteries, Book 3)
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 68,850. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010 by Patricia Ryan. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Boston governess Nell Sweeney keeps one foot in her Irish roots and the other in the world of Brahmin privilege as she and Dr. Will Hewitt investigate the shooting deaths of a notorious actress and her Irish maid. Book #3 of P.B. Ryan’s bestselling historical mystery series, Death on Beacon Hill was originally published by Berkley Prime Crime.
Murder on Black Friday (Nell Sweeney Mysteries, Book 4)
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 60,780. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010 by Patricia Ryan. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In Book #4 of P.B. Ryan’s bestselling historical mystery series, Boston governess Nell Sweeney, along with roguish Harvard professor and forensic scientist Will Hewitt, investigates the deaths of two men who committed suicide--or did they?--when the gold market crashed in 1869. Originally published by Berkley Prime Crime.
Murder in the North End (Nell Sweeney Mysteries, Book 5)
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 68,670. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010 by Patricia Ryan. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Irish-born governess Nell Sweeney and Brahmin black sheep Dr. Will Hewitt infiltrate the worst Irish slum in Boston to keep Detective Colin Cook from being framed for murder in Book #5 of P.B. Ryan’s celebrated historical mystery series, Murder in the North End. Originally published by Berkley Prime Crime.