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Birthday Girl
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,660. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2009 by Seedpod Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Sixteen-year-old Tracey Burns has been confined to a single room for two years. One night, amid chaotic spring winds, she slips to freedom and inadvertently sets herself on a journey that takes her further away from the one thing she wants most: to find the mother who left her behind.
Harriet Murphy: A Little Bit of Something
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,590. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2009 by Casa de Snapdragon. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Come in, enjoy a cup of coffee, and sit a spell with Harriet Murphy as she regales you with her tales of family, life, and love in the early 1900s in the former gold mining town of Old Pine near Lake Tahoe in Northern California.
Free to Die
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Price: Free! Words: 63,810. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Brad Ashton fled three years ago to avoid a conviction for murder. Now he's back. And his hope for freedom appears to be within reach. Unfortunately there are those who have no interest in his legal status; they only want him dead or on the run once more...
Witch on the Water
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,930. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2009 by Blue Moose Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Cullen thought he had enough trouble surviving school, dealing with his miserable home life, and being possessed by Rowan, a 1400-year-old wizard. But when Rowan’s wife, the sadistic vampire Fiana, comes back seeking revenge, Cullen and his band of misfits must do what they can to stop her. This time Cullen’s favorite teacher is Fiana’s first target.
Subprime: A Novel
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,440. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Set against a backdrop of financial intrigue, Subprime provides the reader with a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the highly charged and unscrupulous world of mortgage lending.
Tinnemaha Creek
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,650. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Wildlife vs. human rights clash when a cougar approaches two young girls searching for wildflowers near the eastern slopes of the Sierra Nevadas. Cobra Stevens, wildlife biologist, must restore peace out of chaos that erupts between the ranchers who form a hunter's coalition and the animal rights advocates. And what of the cougar? Will he be the ultimate loser?
The Final Victim
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,860. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In rural Michigan, a famed athlete undergoes a routine operation. Six weeks later he is dead, victim of a bizarre form of cancer. In Los Angeles, a radio announcer dies of the same cause. Coincidence? Dr. Greg Dostoyov, the athlete's surgeon, and biologist Kate Adams do not think so. Suspenseful story of medical intrigue.
Playing the Baseball Card
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,370. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
A story about personal courage and determination. Devin’s mother died six years ago, and he helps look after his younger brother while their father works as a baseball pitcher trying to make it into the major leagues. Just when it seems that things are looking better, tragedy strikes again. Now, it’s all up to the young teen as he tries to make it work for what’s left of his small family.
Springtime in Sonora: A Henry Wright Mystery
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Series: Henry Wright Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,350. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2010 by Ocotillo Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
An entombed gold miner. An old-fashioned, small-county sheriff. An illegal pot grower. Retired police chief Henry Wright travels to Northern California's Mother Lode gold country to help out an old classmate and friend with a puzzling mystery. After his injuries, Henry is surprised by his interest in the woman that helps nurse him back to health. Find out what is going on in this 2nd in the series
Secrets of the Golden Gate Bridge
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,990. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Newly Updated for the 75th Anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge! From the gigantic shell mounds built by the earliest inhabitants of the San Francisco Bay area to the building of the ‘bridge that couldn’t be built’ and the SEVENTY-FIVE years following its completion, Secrets of the Golden Gate Bridge is a humorous history lesson of one of the greatest wonders of the modern world.