Books tagged: corporate corruption

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An Evil Shadow - A Val Bosanquet Mystery
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Series: The Val Bosanquet Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 77,220. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
True Detective fans should read this book, the first of the Val Bosanquet mystery series. Val, a former New Orleans detective, is offered a job as Chief of a campus PD. A Haitian child killer he helped convict for the murder of her mother has just been enrolled at the university. Val stumbles across new evidence. Corporate corruption and Voodoo make for a volatile mix in the Deep South.
Entangled
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,240. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Jason Angle throws himself into helping accelerate the invention of the first quantum communication system. His continued work threatens the plans of an ambitious Vice President, who places Jason in the middle of her board game. Jason realizes that the only way to save the project is to continue the work in secret, or he'll lose the chance to lead the future of all communications.
Power Trip (a Wandering Koala tale)
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Series: Wandering Koala Tales, Book 2. Price: $3.96 USD. Words: 52,110. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
After six months of no luck following college, René finds the perfect job at The Power Company doing what he graduated in. But a newly hired manager has a mysterious agenda. Employees disappear with no warning, and René is caught in a massive explosion leaving 8 million without power during record-breaking heat wave! René gets framed. Only the intervention of a silent wanderer can save him.
Children of the Stainless Steel God
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Series: Children of the Stainless Steel God, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,210. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When you’re a slave, death may not be the worst thing that can happen to you... Created to be the assassins, spies, soldiers and general playthings of the upper echelons of a society with little or no consideration for life, a group of genetically enhanced psychic (or Esper) teenagers plan to escape the clutches of their amoral creators and carve a fate for themselves of their own choosing.
Children of the Stainless Steel God 2: The Demon’s Eye
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Series: Children of the Stainless Steel God, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,730. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Travelling alone through the desert in an attempt to be reunited with her friends, escaped teenage Esper, Z, faces threat after threat of a variety she had never anticipated. Between encounters with desert marauders, treacherous traders and agents of a rival company to that which created her she finds an enigmatic alien artefact that could take her to a new level of consciousness... ...or death.
Deliverables
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Series: Joel Smith, Book 1. Price: $9.90 USD. Words: 90,800. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Roger Follansbee doesn't know what to do. He's director of IT at ESS, a battery company with a new technology that will revolutionize the world of electrical energy storage. The company is pursuing a license with a German conglomerate when Roger gets a call from Geoff Sommers of the CIA, demanding he work with the Agency to gather information on the deal -- a possible national security risk.
Children of the Stainless Steel God 3: ProtoEsper
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Series: Children of the Stainless Steel God, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,820. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Like a spider in the centre of its web, lies the mighty building of Midgaard Polycorporate, master (by proxy) of all that exists upon the frontier planet of DBL 968. But all of this is about to change, as the teen Esper, Z, has arrived upon Midgaard’s very doorstep, with the intention of challenging the corrupt corporate entities power and rescuing her fellow Espers from Midgaard’s ruthless grip.
Heir Apparent
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Series: Joel Smith, Book 2. Price: $9.90 USD. Words: 105,790. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Patience may be a virtue, but wait too long, and it can cause the thing most desired to slip away. The CEO Killer won’t allow that to happen. Actions speak louder than words – and two brutal murders have already spoken volumes, leaving the business elite of Kansas City trembling in their palatial offices, each fearing they're next. Ex-CIA agent Joel Smith is hired by one terrified CEO to make
Citizens DisUnited: Passive Investors, Drone CEOs, and the Corporate Capture of the American Dream
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,770. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013 by Miniver Press. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate governance
Robert A. G. Monks has been a CEO and board member of large public companies, the head of the Labor Department's ERISA agency, and an entrepreneur/founder of companies including proxy advisor Institutional Shareholder Services. In this book, he shows how corporate executives divert shareholder assets to undermine democracy and enrich themselves, putting both capitalism and democracy at risk.
For the (soon) unemployed: You Against Them (The Ultimate Job and Life Guide)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,950. Language: American English. Published: April 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Fired... Quit... A New Start... Or Just Fed Up... Let this book serve as your lantern to a brighter tomorrow. self-help * employment * entrepreneurship * self-discovery The book focuses on self-help, self-discovery, entrepreneurship, and employment. The chapters are transitional, and the hope of the book is to reawaken the reader's motivation.