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Charles Manson The Ancestry Of A Mass Murderer
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Numerous true crime books have been published about the crimes of serial killer Charles Manson. My ebook differs from these types of books. I have written about the maternal and paternal genealogy of Manson's biological father, his stepfather, and his mother. I hope that readers will enjoy finding out about his roots in Kentucky. His family history can also be traced to OH, NC, NY, WVA, and VA.
Murder in California
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Series: Dodie Fanshaw Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,140. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A stolen pistol plopping into the pool beside Dodie, former starlet, announces another murder, this time in California where she is staying with her wealthy ex-husband, Joe Broughton, in his house overlooking the Pacific. She becomes aware of several tensions and jealousies among the neighbours. So which could be the murderer? Or is it an escaped con, brother of a Mexican maid?
Of Mice and Men: A Reader's Guide to the John Steinbeck Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,670. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
This new guide to John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men gives you an in-depth look at this important work, unlocking its confusing aspects, making the book accessible and enjoyable, and helping you uncover all the details that make up the story. Included in this guide: a biography of author John Steinbeck, a look at the book's context, its literary elements, detailed chapter summaries, and analysis.
The Elf Lord's Revenge
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,450. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
He lost everyone he loved to an assassin. Will Emma be next? It is 1843. Immortal elf Allydan sath Nulan has returned from his travels to his estate in Alta California only to find his home and family destroyed. Related to the ruling family in the elvish homeland of Aelynghyst, Allydan, as the last of his line, must discover the killer before he, too, is murdered.
Rooftops
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Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 68,140. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The summer after college graduation three best friends must navigate the real world for the first time. Join Erick, Rhys, and Joey, as they spend the first summer after graduation trying to discover who they are outside of school, while not losing themselves. Along with their friends, the boys experience a summer full of joy, heartbreak, and humor on a journey that will test the bonds friendship.
Rally of a Purple Heart
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Price: $3.19 USD. Words: 60,010. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013 by Chances Press, LLC. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Hilde Graham, an independent-spirited waitress living in the heart of early 1940s America, is sure that she has found true love with a married man, defying convention to be with him. But WWII and a subsequent turbulent marriage challenge her ideals of love. Determined to find a future free of past mistakes she travels west to start a new life and perhaps meet a new man to heal her broken heart.
The Adventures of Junior and Spike the Wonder Dog. Book Seventeen: Surfing
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 650. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
The family drives to the Pacific Ocean, eat shrimp cocktails, surf, sleep under the stars, Dad tells a story about a surfer boy and his dog. Dad catches fish for breakfast then the family goes for a walk along the beach, see birds diving for fish, sea lion and sea otter. While surfing the family sees a bottlenose dolphin. They eat veggie burgers at a food stand before driving home to Arizona.
Stryker
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,530. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Harold Stryker is okay living alone, in secret, with only his gassy dog for company. Really. But then an earthquake drops him into an old, dark tunnel that leads to Tien—(small girl, with muscles) and Blunt (large girl, with issues)—and to a bunch of Asian slaves they need to rescue from a California ghost town. Fine. He can deal with that too. But the girls are now friends. That has him shaking.
The Adventures of Junior and Spike Wonder Dog. Book 21: Panning for Gold
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 650. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / General
The family goes to the mountains to pan for gold, see a coatimundi, marmot, opossum and chipmunk. Junior pans for gold in a stream and Dad pounds on a big rock. Dad makes beef stew for dinner, Spike plays with a ringtail cat. Dad tells Junior a story about an orphan boy and his dog, Stinky that prospect for gold. The next day, Junior finds a gold nugget and Spike plays with a beautiful butterfly.
Waiting for the Last Dance
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,870. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Marisha had to face the truth when her best friend drove the car that purposely hit Gian and put him in a wheelchair. Now, a year later, the pain of that time is triggered again by an unexpected death and questions Marisha never thought to ask.