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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.
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.
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.
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.
Yosemite National Park: A Personal Discovery
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,000. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2010 by Park Partners, Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks
Yosemite has long been beloved by artists, writers, and travelers from every corner of the Earth. John Muir made its preservation his life's work and photographer Ansel Adams made many of his most memorable images here. Join us as we explore this extraordinary, glacier-sculpted landscape known and revered by generations of visitors as one of the most beautiful places on Earth.
From The Dead
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,460. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Inspirational
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When Jesse Barlow escaped to Hollywood, he hungered for fame-but eleven years of failure result in a drug-induced suicide attempt. Revived at death's door, Jesse returns to his hometown to make amends. But Jesse's commitment becomes a baptism by fire when his secret son's illness calls for a sacrifice-one that could cost Jesse the very life he regained. A story of mercy, hope and second chances.
Departure: The Poetry of Theodorus J. van Joolen
Price: Free! Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
The following poems were excerpted from the post-heart attack, post-bypass surgery, recovery journal of Theodorus J. van Joolen written in 1982. The poems speak for themselves. "Departure" is the title of one of the poems and seemed a fitting title for the entire collection. Edited by Theo van Joolen [son]
Death Valley National Park: Splendid Desolation by Stewart Aitchison
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,350. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010 by Park Partners, Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks
A brilliant evocation of one of America's most beautiful desert landscapes. Award-winning author Stewart Aitchison reveals the fascinating truths and debunks the countless myths surrounding this magic landscape. In depth information assists the reader in planning and preparing for the trip of a lifetime.
Inside the State: The Bracero Program, Immigration, and the I.N.S.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,230. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights
A socio-political study of the rise and fall of the Bracero worker program and what it means for immigration policy and organizational theory. A classic book with continuing substantive and methodological value. As a new Foreword notes, worries about immigration and labor persist, as does basic dysfunction of the present form of INS. Digging deeper reveals the persistence of a structural catch-22.
Impossible Match
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,320. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Chantel Cameron didn't mind when her father hired Tyler Brogan. If the brusque, arrogant man had a head for business, he belonged at Cameron Industries. But when her dad asked her to befriend him and welcome him into her social circle, she put her foot down hard. A loner by nature, Ty made it clear he wasn't interested. Impossible as it seemed, her dad made her an offer she couldn't refuse.