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Chancer's Almanac
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,210. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Is it fate or chance that rules our lives, luck or destiny? Are our futures already written or is life, after all, just a toss of the dice, the odds landing with us or against us? Odds have played an outsized role in the life of Chancer Wylls. Events seem to sweep him along, carrying him toward ends he can scarcely imagine.
Murder of an Oil Heiress
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 60,820. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014 by Inknbeans Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Murder of an Oil Heiress The oil business can be dirty. And deadly! The Texas sun isn’t the only thing that is scorching hot. Mallory Dillingham is beautiful, successful and primed to take over the family oil business when her father is ready to retire. However, that isn’t soon enough for the billionaire heiress. She wants it all. And, she wants it now. Mallory will stop at nothing to get it.
Going Home
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,770. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Fifteen years ago Cassie fled her hometown, taking with her an undeserved bad reputation and a broken heart. She reluctantly returns for her father’s funeral and comes face to face with the one who broke her heart. This encounter sends her packing again, only this time it’s not so easy to just leave and forget. Her visit opens old wounds, stokes old flames, and uncovers lies and deceit.
A Letter Unsent ~ Holmwood House Regency Series ~ Alethea and Pierce
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,320. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
Lady's maid Alethea Fenn never expected to meet the love of her life at Christmas. Even less to move to a new house and marry by Valentine's Day. But Pierce was a gift unsought, and one she plans to cherish. Yet when her employer's nephew threatens to break the heart of Alethea's dear friend, her love will be put to the test. Can their delicate future survive the secret of a letter unsent.
Beyond The Law
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 150,130. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
An ex-Special Air Service (SAS) soldier returns to his hometown - Glasgow, Scotland as a vigilante. The term, ‘deniable ops’, finds new meaning as Phil tackles Glasgow’s underworld with his small, unique team. Using stealth, intelligence and bloody violence, Phil hunts down the city’s Godfather.
A Horde of Humbugs
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Price: Free! Words: 11,810. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
The world is replete with humbugs. Jesus Christ said, "Consider the ravens: They do not sow or reap, they have no storeroom or barn; yet God feeds them." Perhaps there is wisdom to be found in thinking not only about birds, but also about bugs, not only about cherubs, but also about con-artists. Perhaps it can help us to distinguish deceivers from the genuine, avoid deception and trust sensibly.
Bandit and Heir, the Quadrilogy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 352,950. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Twins are conceived deceitfully by an impotent Emperor. The twins are born during the siege of a bandit fortress, and then are separated by the Emperor, who deprives them of psychic power. The twins are reared separately, as Bandit and Heir, and as they become men, their paths begin to cross and clash. After discovering their true origins, the twins are reunited, their empathy link reestablished.
Peasant and Empire
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Series: Bandit and Heir, the Quadrilogy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,270. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Twins are conceived through stealth and poison by an impotent Emperor beset by a Peasant General to the south and a bandit to the north. During negotiations with a neighboring Emperor, the General assaults the other Emperor, putting the impotent Emperor in a bind. The General's mate rectifies the insult, delivering her mate into the neighboring Emperor's custody, and herself into his embrace.
Bandit and Empire
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Series: Bandit and Heir, the Quadrilogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,030. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The Empress near term, the General lays siege to the Noble Bandit's fortress on the Empire's northern border as the price of his repatriation. During the siege, the twins are born, and the Sorceror separates their empathy link, depriving them of psychic power, dying in the effort. The Emperor then separates them, faking one twin's death and sending him northward to live under the care of a bandit.
Bandit and Heir
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Series: Bandit and Heir, the Quadrilogy, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,820. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The twins are reared separately, as Bandit and Heir. The Heir goes north to assassinate five bandit leaders, where he is mistaken for the Bandit. The Bandit mates the daughter of an assassinated leader. The Bandit's father attempts to assassinate the Heir's father, but dies in the attempt. The Heir completes his task as his rival and look-alike declares himself Emperor of the northern lands.