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City of Glimmering Lights
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Nicholas Magic was once an easy-going, simple person. Quite contrary to his own name, the only thing magical about him was the dream world he lived in; where he is king but that's all about to change when moving to the big city where he meets the strangest and most unconventional people, who he believes are friends but as ignorant as Nicholas is, things are never as they seem.
The Bouquet of Life
Price: Free! Words: 640. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
This is a book of short poems that reflects on unique moments in life as it dealt out secrets, sweetness, emergencies, and hope.
A Father's Hope
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,490. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013 by Highland Press Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Christian » Romance
Gabe returns from World War II an amputee... Gabe’s future seems bleak until he learns he has a daughter from a brief pre-deployment fling. He contemplates marrying the child’s mother, but when he returns, he discovers the war has changed her. Angel would do anything to keep the child protected. But she has a secret. What she doesn’t count on is a marriage proposal. Or falling in love...
The End, My Friend: Prelude to the Apocalypse
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,780. Language: American English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A global economic crisis reeks havoc in Southern California, where riots against the Fed become status quo and the middle class deconstructs into the New Poor. Gas, running water, and heat become luxuries in the subdivisions of San Diego. The police quit responding to 911 calls and firemen watch homes burn. Join Tony and Evo as they search for safe haven in a world on the brink of disaster.
Divine Typhoon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,110. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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100,000 civilians died at Nagasaki, including the wife and young son of Tanaka, a rich industrialist bent on exacting revenge using a nuclear bomb on an American port city, with only a Mossad agent and an inept lawyer to stop him. The one missing element is the Kamitaifun, the ancestral family sword. He kills to get it back, which sets of a frantic effort to stop him with only minutes to spare.
Horse & Dog Adventures in Early California: Short Stories & Poems
Price: Free! Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013 by Karl Beckstrand. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Animal, nature, and outdoor stories (mostly autobiographical) set in the early 20th Century when people worked on--and were sustained by--the land.
City of Los Angeles Water Procurement Needs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
Water is not only the most essential element in sustaining life; but also a vital component of almost all manufacturing process'. Los Angeles is the second largest city in the United States with a population just over 3.8 million people; founded in a desert. The result of the demands of local populations for limited resources of water - has spurred a century of controversy regarding water rights
Judas Island (Promise of Gold book one)
Series: Promise of gold, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,860. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
As she stood on the deck of the brig Gosling, Harriet Gray was forced to face an unhappy truth. At eighteen, the English actress had already known more than her share of betrayal. And now, a dishonest shipmaster had stranded her on board a ship that was manned by a lusty, treasure-hunting crew, with a pirate captain whose dangerous smile barely concealed his fury.
Calafia's Kingdom (Promise of Gold book two)
Series: Promise of gold, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,380. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Like a phantom dogging Harriet Gray’s trail, Frank Sefton is polished, charming—and utterly ruthless. Once, he abandoned the actress to a miserable fate on the far-flung shores of New Zealand. Now, he is back in her life—full of devious schemes to rob and mortify her, far from the protection of Captain Jake Dexter, and his gold-seeking crew.
Dearest Enemy (Promise of Gold book 3)
Series: Promise of gold, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,100. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
That the Gosling Company should become a theatrical company was a preposterous idea—as crazy as the actual fact that Captain Jake Dexter, once a respectable Yankee mariner, was now an infamous pirate. Yet, he had already travelled such a long, strange path as a fortune-hunting adventurer that metamorphosing into the manager of the first theatre in Sacramento was just another step.