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San Francisco Values
Price: Free! Words: 61,810. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
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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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,330. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Categories: 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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,640. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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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.
The Place Beyond the Dust Bowl
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,060. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2010 by Pastis Enterprises. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Place Beyond the Dust Bowl is a gripping account of life after the "Grapes of Wrath." It is the story of the plight of Hughart’s migrant family from the Dust Bowl of America, who fled to California and the West to start life anew. The book comes alive in this story of a boy’s struggle through life to manhood.
Beyond the Dust Bowl With a Pocket Full of Peanuts
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 27,450. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2010 by Pastis Enterprises. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Beyond the Dust Bowl With a Pocket Full of Peanuts is Ron Hughart's next chapter in his continuing saga of growing up in the 1950's and 1960's in the great San Joaquin Valley.
Those Who Betray
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,090. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2010 by Foremost Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Initially, Eva Starling, a noted economist, only needs answers from Mark Rippet to questions about how his dad went bankrupt. When they realize their lives are at risk because she asked them, other questions overwhelm. And survival becomes the primary goal.
Slices of Life: An Anthology of the Lompoc Writers Assocation
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,520. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2010 by Tammy Cravit. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author
If you sit a dozen painters before a bowl of fruit and ask them to paint what they see, you’ll get a dozen distinct works of art, each presenting a slice of life according to their individual rendering of shadow and light. Within this book you may be amused or amazed, saddened or cheered, angered or soothed. But we hope that no matter what, you’ll enjoy our "Slices of Life".
The Tiger, Unleashed
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,050. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
Violet struggles with with her betrothal to a man of her father’s choosing. The dark stranger, Blake Stanley, fuels her need and longing for adventure. Despite his criminal background, her heart speaks to her of a love born in the heavens. But before she can love him, she must prove Blake’s innocence before the real criminal discovers the truth and kills them both.
The Peach Tree Limb
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,590. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2010 by UCS PRESS. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author relives adventures he experienced in 1940's and 1950's California as the son of a conman who served six prison terms and was married five times. Ranging from humor to serious, we go from Midnight the nannygoat baby-sitter to nearly driving the pickup off a cliff and getting the truck off the train tracks seconds before a freight train roared by, and a most unusual birthday present.
Floating Point
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,410. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Imagine running away to sea without giving up your day job! In Floating Point, the author and her family seek to shorten a daunting commute to Silicon Valley by moving to a boat. This travel memoir chronicles an adventure lived beneath the radar of suburban life as the new owners of the Egret learn the ropes and are transformed by their life on the water. Published by ePicaro Press.