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A Tremble in the Air
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A classic country-house detective story with an occult twist. Family secrets aren't the only things buried in this drawing-room mystery featuring Orville Nesbit, psychic researcher.
The Silhouetted Leaves
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,100. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Jack and Jamie must find out the roots of Jamie's visions before they go too far. Already resulting in psychotic behavior they only have a short amount of time. Jack's own episodes begin to unfold while he tries to help his best friend, and ex-wife, in a twisted story related only by the silhouetted leaves.
The Pale One
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Price: Free! Words: 9,160. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A contemporary take on the classic boogeyman tale, "The Pale One" is told through the eyes of a man reflecting back on a childhood incident. In the small Southern California town of Roma, there's something lurking in the shadows, waiting in the dark streets come night fall. And on the night a summer squall hits, young Joseph awakens to find a girl, pale and screaming, and she's found him.
A Little Orange in the Big Apple
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Price: Free! Words: 37,490. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
Oddly, seven year-old Ali's family all live in different places! Each night Ali says a prayer to bring her family together, "where we could all live in the same place, all week long." One day her father asks his family to come live with him in New York City where he is in a Broadway show. Has Ali's prayer come true? Will Ali, her brother, mother, and father all live in the same place now?!
The Fire
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Jennifer Walker weaves a tale of one young, heroic girl as she tries to rescue horses and herself from the ravaging flames of a California wildfire gone out of control.
Sweet Betsy from Pike
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,260. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
It's 1849. Betsy is 18, a minister's daughter, and pregnant. To escape the shame, she and her lover, Ike, run away from Pike County and join a wagon train headed for the California mining camp of Hangtown. It's a long, tough journey. On the trail and in the rough-and-tumble mining camp Betsy outgrows Ike and becomes a strong, independent woman.
Missions of California, William Henry Hudson, 1901
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,660. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1901, Stanford Professor of English Literature , William Henry Hudson published his book on the history of the founding of the twenty-one missions in California by Father Junipero Serra, a Spanish Franciscan friar. Linda Pendleton has written a new Introduction to the book, and her photograph is on the bookd cover.
Forest Lawn Memorial-Park: The Unauthorized Guide
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Series: Cemetery Guide. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,680. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
From Clark Gable and Jean Harlow, to Michael Jackson and Elizabeth Taylor, and everyone in between, “Forest Lawn Memorial-Park: The Unauthorized Guide” provides the most complete and comprehensive directory to find the burial locations of nearly 100 celebrities in what has been described by Time magazine as the “Disneyland of Death,” along with personal and professional biographies.
Hollywood Forever Cemetery: The Unauthorized Guide
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Series: Cemetery Guide. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,070. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
For more than 100 years, Hollywood Forever has been the premier burial spot for Hollywood’s top celebrities. Today, it’s a leading tourist destination for fans who want to pay their respects to their favorite stars. “Hollywood Forever Cemetery: The Unauthorized Guide” is the most complete and comprehensive directory to find the burial locations of nearly 70 celebrities.
Unlicensed Private Investigations In California
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Reference
The laws that pertain to the licensure of Private Investigators in California and how thr consumer can protect themselves from falling prey to unlicensed fraudsters.