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The Narrow Road: An Adventure on the Lincoln Highway
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Price: Free! Words: 77,960. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This book is not a history of the Lincoln Highway, nor is it a travel guide listing all the sites and attractions. Instead, this is a travel narrative in the tradition of "Travels with Charley.” John Jay Abbott’s journey is a combination of swashbuckling adventure as well as careful reflection and discovery. It reveals a portrait of America and Americans found along the Lincoln Highway.
Kicking The Bit Bucket Volume 1 (2013) (Blog Postings)
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Series: Kicking The Bit Bucket Blog Postings. Price: Free! Words: 16,620. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The first volume of blog postings from Kicking The Bit Bucket, featuring 39 blog postings from 2013: "The Ballard of Bilbo Baggins By Leonard Nimoy," "Crashing At SFO With Carryon Luggage In Hand," "Driving While Black In My Apartment Complex," "The Nightmare Continues At Amy’s Baking Company," "A Truly Tasteless French Ad About JFK Assassination" and "No Funemployment For Spongebob Squarepants".
Evil Vein: Dark Beginnings
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 152,930. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Permuted Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
Hal Johnston thought he had created the perfect serum in an attempt to save his dying wife; one which could extend human life indefinitely. Instead, it went horribly wrong and de-humanized her. Hell bent on revenge against the cruelties of the world, Johnston releases the drug into the small port town of Tylerton, California with devastating results.
Return to Coronado
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,510. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Return to Coronado is a plot-twisting tale of treachery, courage under extreme duress, and young loves and losses, played out against a backdrop of war.
Untitled Bruce Lee/Phil Dick Project
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Series: 666ties, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,610. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
1966. Phil Dick does drugs, but not at work. Except sometimes. Phil Dick hates computer games, but he makes them for a job. Phil Dick hates the Beatles, but got on the backstage list for their show at Candlestick Park. Phil Dick hates Bruce Lee, but he has to make it through dinner with that preening rock star. Phil Dick has a lot of harsh judgments about everybody else.
Random Angels, Snapshots Of The People Of Los Angeles.
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
This snapshots in this book are of the surprising, unexpected people of Los Angeles. From the homeless man in San Pedro to the movie star on a set in Koreatown, Random Angels reflects a patchwork city of remarkable diversity.
Caryl Chessman: Red Light Bandit?
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Legal History
Caryl Chessman was executed in the gas chamber at San Quentin in 1960. Convicted of kidnappings, his case dragged on for more than 12 years. During this time Chessman wrote 4 successful books, which were autobiographical in genre. My book looks at his paternal ancestry and the kidnappings for which he was sentenced to die. There is new information about his family and the red light bandit victims.
Taxifornia: Liberals' Laboratory to Bankrupt America
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,820. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014 by Post Hill Press. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Things have never been worse for California and its citizens, and Liberalism is to blame. In Taxifornia, James V. Lacy identifies and examines California's “one-party” domination of the liberal faction of the California Democratic Party and their union and environmental lobby cronies as the cause of California's rotting economy, and how all Americans are losing as a result.
The Silverlake Angel
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,060. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Not the usual angel book or your usual angel. This one’s a teenage gangbanger (sort of) who bought it in a wreck, woke up with a pair of wings and a big problem. He needs earthly help and gets it from a nurse, a cop and the MysticHA, a band of late great rockers who come down (literally) to save the day. It’s a drama, an adventure, a romance, a comedy, and a real wing-ding of a bargain!!!
The Transformation of Criminal Due Process in the Administrative State: The Targeted Urban Crime Narcotics Task Force
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,440. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
Classic study in law & society, available to scholars & others in criminal justice, due process & policing. The author reflects: "...it was my first day in the field that the police liaison to the district attorney's probation revocation program exclaimed, 'Forget rights! Forget right to jury! Forget right to bail! There are no rights!' " This book shows how due process became mere administration.