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Bonner's Fire: An American Revolution
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 83,860. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
In a dystopian USA, Department of Energy chits and decals on bumpers track energy compliance. Executive Order 21984 gives the federal government oversight of local law enforcement and lets troopers exercise "discretionary vigilance." As a nation teeters, one cigarette for the young idealist John Bonner may spark a new revolution.
Deadline Zombies: The Adventures of Maxi and Moxie
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,990. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2010 by Rob Preece. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Chasing a headline is just a job for ace reporter Moxie Donnovan, but sometimes those headlines turn on him and bite. Moxie, along with his sexy better half, Maxi (a theater and film actor) face a tiger-sized panther, mechanical gunmen who support the master race, Irish Fae and Hollywood's worst. Author Teel James Glenn recreates the pulp fiction of the 1930s in an exciting and fun adventure.
Impossible Match
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,320. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Chantel Cameron didn't mind when her father hired Tyler Brogan. If the brusque, arrogant man had a head for business, he belonged at Cameron Industries. But when her dad asked her to befriend him and welcome him into her social circle, she put her foot down hard. A loner by nature, Ty made it clear he wasn't interested. Impossible as it seemed, her dad made her an offer she couldn't refuse.
Inside the State: The Bracero Program, Immigration, and the I.N.S.
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,230. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
A socio-political study of the rise and fall of the Bracero worker program and what it means for immigration policy and organizational theory. A classic book with continuing substantive and methodological value. As a new Foreword notes, worries about immigration and labor persist, as does basic dysfunction of the present form of INS. Digging deeper reveals the persistence of a structural catch-22.
Death Valley National Park: Splendid Desolation by Stewart Aitchison
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,350. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010 by Park Partners, Inc. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks
A brilliant evocation of one of America's most beautiful desert landscapes. Award-winning author Stewart Aitchison reveals the fascinating truths and debunks the countless myths surrounding this magic landscape. In depth information assists the reader in planning and preparing for the trip of a lifetime.
Departure: The Poetry of Theodorus J. van Joolen
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Price: Free! Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
The following poems were excerpted from the post-heart attack, post-bypass surgery, recovery journal of Theodorus J. van Joolen written in 1982. The poems speak for themselves. "Departure" is the title of one of the poems and seemed a fitting title for the entire collection. Edited by Theo van Joolen [son]
Yosemite National Park: A Personal Discovery
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,000. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2010 by Park Partners, Inc. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks
Yosemite has long been beloved by artists, writers, and travelers from every corner of the Earth. John Muir made its preservation his life's work and photographer Ansel Adams made many of his most memorable images here. Join us as we explore this extraordinary, glacier-sculpted landscape known and revered by generations of visitors as one of the most beautiful places on Earth.
San Francisco Values
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Price: Free! Words: 61,810. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Think the real estate market's rough now? It's nothing compared to San Francisco's heady bubble days. Just ask Ella Barker, the city's top broker. She's used to the hourly price increases. What does surprise her are the splashy murders surrounding the sale of the San Francisco's priciest mansion ever. Ella wants to close the sale. The murderer prefers to kill the deal, no matter what the price.
Malicious Intent: A Hollywood Fable
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,330. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Charmain Burns, Hollywood's sexiest, most-talked-about TV actress, will stop at nothing to rise to the top of Hollywood's A-movie list. When tabloid The National Revealer threatens to expose her scandalous past, she seeks to intimidate--and accidentally murders--a reporter. Now star reporter Cameron Tull is on the trail, as is a psychotic, otherworldly stalker. A shocking inside-Hollywood escape.
Goshawks
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,890. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Something strange is happening in the small town of Crump, people missing. Jodi Benton vanishes without a trace. Her brother George and new love Tim Wingo search for answers. It all seems to be related to the mesa that towers above the town and a group of investors who are developing an advanced craft for space travel.