Books tagged: blue collar

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The Dashboard Gourmet
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » General cookbooks
Written by working folks for working folks, The Dashboard Gourmet is more than just a cookbook. In addition to some tasty recipes, this book provides a lunch pail full of blue collar mealtime advice. Find out how to save money, how to eat healthy and how to take some stress out of what should be the most relaxing hour of the workday. A must read for anyone who works outside for a living.
Explosions
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Series: The Wannoshay Cycle. Price: Free! Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
"Of course everyone blames the aliens. But they were working right up until ten minutes before the blast, that’s what really bothers me, and that’s what makes me think it was all just bad timing." A near-future SF story about a mother, her daughter, and how they react to the integration of aliens into their neighborhood, school, and job. Part of The Wannoshay Cycle (also an ebook).
The Pusher's List
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 18,140. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011 by Banty Hen Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Supermarket worker Colin Webb’s day goes from bad to terrifying when he finds a note scrawled in a child’s hand: Pleze Help Us We R Kidnaped. Colin’s co-workers dismiss the note as a joke. Colin’s boss threatens to fire him if he takes any action. But Colin knows that unless he can figure out who the kidnapper is, any chance of rescuing the victims will vanish without a trace.
Old Friend
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,450. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Following a personal tragedy, homebuilder Marvin “Crow” Crowley receives an invitation to small town North Dakota where he’ll undertake his largest construction project yet. But when a local girl vanishes, he feels responsible to investigate her disappearance. With co-worker Jennings Gabriel at his side, Crow uncovers a web of lies that will devastate the small town.
Annelid - Fishing the Moons of Jupiter
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An intrepid band of former deep-sea fishermen become astronauts in order to solve the world's energy crisis. A journey to Jupiter's moon, Calisto, turns up an extraterrestrial creature with a metabolic body temperature in the thousands of degrees--capturing it won't be easy. 6500 words
Jiggle Juice and Cleavage
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Series: Science Fiction Shorts. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A space elevator technician finds himself caught between a world he doesn't understand and a world he doesn't want to understand when he takes on an emergency repair job as he scales the ancient, collapsing old "beanpole" that connects to a freight satellite in the Clarke Belt. Jiggle Juice and Cleavage is a short story of the future past.
Fishin' Tales (and the ones that got away)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,740. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013 by Ann Chambers. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Roy D. Mercer is best known for his colorful phone calls and threats of pop knots, but people who know Roy realize there's more to him. There's family and there's fishing. Roy tells of his favorite fishing holes while recounting trips with his many fishing buddies. Dive into Roy's world and learn the true country way to reel in fish and deal with family trials and tribulations in the doublewide.
The Big Polyp and How He Earned His Name
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Price: Free! Words: 830. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Short story about a person and how they earned their nick name during the 1980's.
As of Now
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Price: Free! Words: 30,450. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An account of my life today and some of the forces that I believe contributed to forging the person I am as of now.
King Eddie
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
After reluctantly giving his life to the town's mill, Eddie Daoust is biding his time until retirement. Never one to bother with union politics, Eddie keeps his head down until the economy goes south and the mill's owner locks out the workers. Eddie is suddenly thrust into a stand-off he never wanted and is forced to hold the mill for ransom in order to save what future the town has left.