Books tagged: depression era

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Train to Anywhere
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Price: Free! Words: 97,750. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Eddie Griffin, a 23-year-old ex-con, is working to put his life back together. Late one evening he witnesses a local businessman committing a murder. His life is spared, but he will be killed if he talks to the police. Everything he has worked for falls apart as he becomes caught between rival criminal and legal organizations.
One O'clock Jump
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Series: Dorie Lennox Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,230. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Halfway around the world, war has begun, but for Dorie Lennox, newly-minuted private eye, danger is more immediate. The dark streets of Kansas City of 1939 offer music, gangsters, and the chance to forget her murky past. With vivid prose and sharp dialogue, the world of Dorie Lennox comes alive, in this thoughtful mystery in the high stakes world of machine politics and desperation deals.
Thumps and Losers Two Short Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Two short tales from master storyteller Marsha Ward. A lone woman faces down a "bear" in her remote county home in "Thumps in the Night," and a ten-year-old boy finds a wallet full of cash in "Losers Weepers."
School of Bullies
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011 by Lunatic Ink Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
He’s been bullied all his life. Every day he comes to school they beat and humiliate him. Life is hell and after an incident with a carrot, the boy’s mind snaps. What follows will disgust and enliven you as you sit in the back seat of the mind of a tortured young man.
Dutch Schultz
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Series: Gangsters, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,300. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011 by Five Rivers Publishing info@5rivers.org. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
One of crime’s most colourful and idiosyncratic leaders is examined in crime writer Nate Hendley’s fast-paced book. A treat for fans of true-crime and bizarre mob stories. Nate Hendley brings to the lexicon of gangster profiles a meticulously researched, very human examination of this legendary figure.
The Legend of Joe, Willy & Red
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,850. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012 by Karla Locke. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Join Jared for a runaway train of a story, “The Legend of Joe, Willy & Red,” a story of the outrageous thirties - August of 1933 in fact, and the unlikely friendship of three men who choose the hobo trail rather than face the consequences of crimes they were accused of, but did not commit. They find themselves in a harrowing adventure of epic proportion and in a fight for their very survival.
Ain't No Bum
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 98,980. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
You may be a McCoy, but that doesn't necessarily make you a bum. Follow young Milt McCoy as he uses his abundant willpower and good nature, during troubled times, to overcome his families reputation and convince the love of his life that he "Ain't No Bum".
Global Economic Boom and Bust Cycles: The Great Depression and Recovery of the 21st Century
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Price: $8.97 USD. Words: 202,350. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012 by Khafra Om-Ra-Seti. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic conditions
The global economy is on the brink of a major meltdown. We are living in a time of a major turning point in world history that will witness the Grand Convergence of enormous economic forces destined to bring about the emergence of a new era. Global Economic Boom and Bust Cycles examines this phenomenon in great detail as we rapidly approach this Day of Reckoning.
Where There's Smoke
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,880. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
It’s January, 1937. The country has pulled itself up and out from the grasp of The Great Depression. The small Midwestern town of Hartville is also on its optimistic way up, until an arsonist keeps the citizenry frightened, a murderer is on the loose, and the Church is hiding a killer.
The Road to Damascus
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,860. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Like its biblical namesake, the road into the Depression era, mountain community of Damascus, Georgia holds the same mythical powers of redemption and repentance. Within its rocky pathways lies the secret that binds a preacher’s daughter, the son of a cotton baron, and a black drifter to a lynching fifty years earlier.