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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.
Firepower
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,050. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A thriller for our times! Veteran author Steve Brewer pits a hitman against Big Oil in the action-packed thriller FIREPOWER. Bob the hitman is sent to bump off a Silicon Valley scientist who's invented a new hydrogen fuel cell. Alice Porter's invention will stop global warming, but will also make oil obsolete. Soon, Bob and Alice are branded as terrorists and running for their lives.
The Place Beyond the Dust Bowl
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,060. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2010 by Pastis Enterprises. Category: 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
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 27,450. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2010 by Pastis Enterprises. Category: 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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,080. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2010 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » 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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,520. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2010 by Tammy Cravit. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - 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
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,050. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010. Category: 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.
Land Swap For Death
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,900. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Sharon O’Mara, ex-MP, over thirty (who’s counting), tough as nails, smooth in all the right places, works for an insurance company sucking the life out of her soul, faces the fact she isn’t cutout to okay death benefits – not for murder. Rain, lousy Bay Area traffic, a dapper developer and an horny environmentalist all point the wrong way to why a man had to die in a BART parking lot.
The Peach Tree Limb
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,590. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2010 by UCS PRESS. Category: 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.
Laney - The Brookehaven Vampires
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Series: The Brookehaven Vampires, 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,880. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Laney Alexander leads a regular, uneventful life–that is, until the charming and alluring Oliver Knight enters her world. Who is this gorgeous and mysterious stranger? Or, rather, what is he? With her mortality at risk, and a commitment revealed that she, without a doubt, knows she wants, Laney’s life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn…