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Yes, I Robbed a Bank, a novella
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,540. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The year is 1936. Crops are ruined. There isn't a well-fed cow in three hundred miles. Most are a pile of bones under mountainous dust drifts. Home pantries from years past are bare. Thurman Jenkins is a good man, loves his family, but desperate men do desperate things. After twenty years, Thurman thinks he is home free, but the gun shows up again.
Redemption
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,410. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2015 by Zimbell House Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Snow and sparks fly when Darren, the wealthy playboy from California, meets Sara, a down-to-earth girl from rural Tennessee. Fate contrives to make it a life changing encounter for both of them. Their fates collide again in California, causing friction and fire. Will they find a way past the mists that separate them to find redemption in each other?
Ponder This . . . Short Reflections On Life
Price: Free! Words: 20,770. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Ponder this . . . a collection of reflections shared by the writer of his life story which has often been shaped by innocence, tears, extreme joys, awe, growth, tutoring, awkward stumbles and often, compassion. Come on the journey and share these tiny segments of this grand adventure. The words come from deep places - often poorly remembered, perhaps even wishfully remembered, but no less genuine.
"Edward Hickey Whelan": A Catholic Irish-American immigrant at the turn of the 19th Century
Price: Free! Words: 23,760. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The life of "Edward Hickey Whelan" -- a Catholic Irish-American immigrant at the turn of the 19th Century. From Ireland to Nebraska to San Diego, Edward directly participated in the fascinating and tumultuous Irish-Catholic and anti-immigrant politics of his day.
Peter's Moonlight Photography and Other Stories
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 37,750. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Influenced by Czech artist Mucha’s series on women and seasons, the title story of Dina Rabadi’s debut fiction collection follows an aging moonlight photographer’s quest for success and his models’ (all ordinary women) quest for a sense of beauty. Other stories range from the questionable success of the atomic bomb to a motherless Spanish boy who becomes a perfumer maker in the south of France.
Trail Angel Mama: Tales of a California Trail Angel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,290. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
See the Pacific Crest Trail from the other side – from the viewpoint of ‘Trail Angel Mama’. Trail angels dispense trail magic to hikers; from a bottle of water or a ride into town, to a hot meal and a bed for the night. The Holman’s discovered a new world in this journey as hiker’s touched their hearts in an unexpected way. They set out to share blessings. Instead, they were the ones blessed.
Checked Out
Series: An Aimee Machado Mystery. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 92,970. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2015 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When rodeo cowboy Cody O’Brien is found dead in his horse trailer, it appears that his horse, Game Boy, is the culprit. Aimee Machado, health sciences librarian at Timbergate Medical Center, has no reason to doubt the preliminary finding—at first. But a nurse disappeared the night of Cody’s death, leaving Aimee a desperate message that rouses her suspicions and sets her on a dangerous trail.
Blood Ancestral
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,340. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
As the survivors of Anton Weiss's massacre gather in California, Mark and Gilles set out in search of their murderous ancestor. Their journey takes them to the British Isles, then south into Europe and the city of Marseilles. However, as they cross the Mediterranean and arrive in North Africa, not only are they betrayed by Weiss, they also discover the reason behind his murderous mission.
Ohlone Teacher's Resource
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
This book contains: * Full color images of Ohlone sites, homes, tools, and historical paintings * Classroom activities * A complete list of places to visit to learn about the Ohlone * An extensive bibliography of Ohlone books, films, websites and CD-ROMs
Man of Many Hats
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,350. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The youngest of 9 children traces his family’s journey from Catherine the Great’s Russia to life on a farm in Oklahoma and Montana in the 1900s. He journeys to California at 26 with his wife and 3 small children to work in construction. Their lives were filled with adventure, hardships, a lot of hard work, and happiness. This memoir was written for his children, grandchildren and extended family.