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Nothing Else Matters
By S.D. Tooley
Series: Sam Casey, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,070. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2009 by Full Moon Publishing. Category: Fiction
"A staunch opponent of gambling is found murdered on a riverboat casino." When a renegade mercenary is hired to kill an opponent of gambling, he is puzzled why a reverend would be targeted. But then he realizes he has been paid with counterfeit money and now is suspicious of the satchel the reverend carried. The second in the Sam Casey series and winner of ForeWord Magazine's Best Mystery Award.
The One That Got Away
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction
The regulars at Spirit Winds Thursday night blackjack tournament never call attention to themselves. Some are retired, some are a little shady, some have seen too much. But none of them believed in UFOs. Until that night when the lights went out in the middle of the tournament…and something very, very strange happened. Something eerie. Something…alien.
Five Oregon Stories
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,980. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction
Oregon provides the setting for all five stories in this collection. The stories range from the whimsical “The One That Got Away” to the moving “Patriotic Gestures.” The collection also includes “The Amazing Quizmo,” “Going Native,” and “The Moorhead House.”
Midheaven
By Ken Kuhlken
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,150. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2010 by Hickey's Books. Category: Fiction
In the early 1970's, high school senior Jodi McGee turns from drugs and boys to Christ, but soon thereafter falls for her English teacher. As a result, tragedies test her will, her faith, and her sanity. Finalist for the Ernest Hemingway Award for best first-published novel. "The pace, clarity and assurance of Midheaven made it a pleasure to read." Anne Tyler
Lightning Rider
By Rick Mofina
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,420. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011. Category: Fiction
Twenty-six year-old Jessie Scout had endured a life steeped in pain. She had come to Las Vegas, a city of risk, not to gamble. But to collect. This short work won Canada's top literary prize for crime fiction, the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Short Story, presented by the Crime Writers of Canada.
Dangerous Women & Desperate Men
By Rick Mofina
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,910. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Category: Fiction
Four gripping stories of people on the brink; a broken-hearted woman in Las Vegas plots to take what she is owed, a haunted street cop finds his life on the line in a way he never expected; a desperate agent in California makes a life-changing choice; a hard-working middle-aged woman whose world is coming apart fights back with shocking vengeance.
Dangerous Waters
By R.G. Crossley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction
On a stormy night on the Oregon Coast failed writer Bert Sump craves a drink at his favorite casino. Instead he walks into the middle of a robbery. When the storm knocks out the power the police are occupied elsewhere and the crooks plan to kill all witnesses. With the odds falling fast, Bert must find a way to survive or today will be his last.
Blackjack in a Nutshell
By Andrew Marx
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,880. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Blackjack in a Nutshell is a step-by-step instruction manual for learning to play blackjack. In addition to a detailed explanation of the rules of casino blackjack, topics include the house advantage, basic strategy and a complete chapter on betting strategy. The guide includes an introductory chapter on how to count cards. Intended for beginning and intermediate players.
Casino Strategies: Blackjack & Craps
By Michael DeNeut
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
If you are looking to learn how to play table games at the casino, in this e-book I teach the basic skills of Blackjack & Craps.
Las Vegas Cards
By Thomas Chi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,460. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Money won is twice as sweet as money earned. In a bet there is a fool and a thief. Chasing cards. The gamblers tries to win back gambling losses with more gambling. The subject of gambling is all encompassing. It combines man's natural play instinct with his desire to know about his fate and his future. No wife can endure a gambling husband, unless he is a steady winner.