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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.
The Guys Who Spied for China
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,990. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
The Guys Who Spied for China,a roman a clef exposing Chinese espionage networks in the United States, is a quirky tale of how two disparate men uncovered a network of homegrown spies that had operated in California and across the country for decades. A new twist on the spy drama, this personal and darkly humorous tale captures what it feels like to be thrust into the shadowy world of espionage.
Beautiful Bad Girl, The Vicki Morgan Story
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,150. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sex and politics
Vicki Morgan, mistress to department store heir and Ronald Reagan confidant, Alfred Bloomingdale, lived beyond her years and died before her time, the victim of a brutal murder. Seething with power, intrigue, sex and obsession, it's a ringside seat into the darker habits of the world's rich and powerful.
Everything In Its Path
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,670. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
The true story of the St. Francis Dam disaster, told by Kate Thompson, junior archaeologist. Intertwined with Kate’s story is that of the village she's unearthing, and Singing Bird, a girl who foresees disaster. When Kate discovers the dam above them is leaking, the two girls’ fates become intertwined across the centuries as they struggle to save their loved ones from Everything In Its Path.
Krymsin Nocturnes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,610. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2010 by By Light Unseen Media. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Montgomery Quinn, an ancient metahuman, wars with a power-mad cabal of vampires, mages and rogue government mercenaries in Borrego Bay. Quinn and his allies are pitted against two magic-workers seeking a source of ultimate power, which Quinn has been secretly entrusted to protect. Their deadly conflict is complicated by other players, few of whom are what they appear to be on the surface.
United States Post Offices Volume 1 The West
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 39,340. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Coins and stamps
The first volume in a set of eight that comprises an alphabetical listing of the over 166,000 post offices that have ever operated in the 50 United states from 1776 to date. The listing for each office contains a county location, dates of operation and a Scarcity Index (S/I) value that offers postmark collectors with a guide to the relative value of postmarks from that post office.
Follow Your Dreams
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Series: The Doubletree Kids Adventures, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,280. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2010 by G and J Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit
Becky Edwards wants to become a horse trainer more than anything else in the world. She moves to Del Mar and goes to the Doubletree ranch, looking for any kind of work that will include horses. She is befriended by Melanie Young, team leader and their trainer, Karen Evans and before long she's working with Karen. That's just the beginning of her adventures...
Rest Upon the Wind
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Price: Free! Words: 49,340. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Rest Upon the Wind begins in Tonga in the 1600’s. Two teens, best friends since early childhood, vow to stay together, even after their deaths. A tsunami tears them apart, killing them, and thus begins their journey. From lifetimes in Royal India, the Deep South during the Civil War and finally modern day California; their spirits learn and grow along the way until they fulfill their destinies.
This Unhappy Planet
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You set the price! Words: 43,990. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
California: everyone is visualizing their own reality, and two guys are getting rich off it. Then one day a young marine decides to walk into the ocean, and everything changes. A twisted comedy of manners set during the end of the George W Bush years.
Cry For The Moon
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Eighth-grade "class clown" Portia Madden lives for vaulting on real, live horses. When she gets a chance to compete in California, a deep dark famly secret is standing in her way. See how dreams really do come true when you reach out and cry for the moon.