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In The Garden, My Time At Arlington
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,290. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2008. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
I was just a country boy from Alabama when in 1967 I was drafted into the army. After my training my permanent duty assignment was The Third Infantry, The Old Guard. The things I would see would shape my life forever. I saw three presidents was at ones inaguration ones deprture and the funeral of another. I saw the inside of the White house, read the words of Abraham Loncoln.
A Soldier's Embrace
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,140. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Kidnapped, Elizabeth Davenport escapes her captors, only to find her heart stolen by the dashing Officer who rescued her. She wants to leave, but not her Lieutenant Ryan. Lieutenant Eric Ryan fails at nothing, except romance. Determined not to break her heart, he pushes her toward another. As Eric's desire grows, he soon realises that falling in love could be dangerous for them both.
An Essay On Niggers and Squirrels
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Price: Free! Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
An essay on the relationship between African American males and law enforcement, including insights on Rodney King, OJ Simpson and personal experiences of the author. An appeal to correct systemic wrongs and forge a new future.
Luck of the Count
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,240. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
On a Saturday morning drunk, the Count and his grown son Lucky stumble onto a black woman's shack in the quarters of Cornerville to pilfer for food. When she happens up on them, the Count pulls out his pocket knife and cuts her throat. They go to jail but not for long because the Count's brother King, as usual, gets them out. But the old lady's not done with them. Especially Lucky.
The First Nudist
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
Following a family reunion, Gransallie learns that her favorite niece, Ophelia, ia a not only a school teacher but a nudist. Hating to be proved wrong, Gransallie tries to defend Ophelia to her granddaughters, who "don't care where they are going or what shape they arrive in as long as they are going." Gransallie is their driver and chapperone on trips to Florida, or just anywhere.
Real Dolls
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 760. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
If you miss your grown children and think you'd like another chance to get it right, read this personal essay. Maybe you would like child-raising to be a little easier this go round--read "Real Dolls." Maybe you have a grandchild (or grandchildren) who you don't get to see that often--well, here's the solution for you. Of course it's gonna cost you, but not for this essay, which is free!
A Modified Jesus
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Young lovers in the 1960s, my boyfriend and I sinned all week; on Sundays, I repented. He was a boy so didn't have to. With nothing much to do in our woodsy home county, we visited the area churches on Sunday. What we heard didn't really pertain because we were young and in love and couldn't die. Heaven and hell were for old people. We were eager to be alone, together in my boyfriend's car.
Rush
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Price: $8.88 USD. Words: 36,360. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Christian » Romance
Sharp& young-business executive has a hidden secret... McMasters, renowned for work-excellence; viewed by this thirty year-old as a difficult-trap& the only way-out is through drugs. Years of use, he finally, realizes that he must find new-life... Leaving everything behind he takes mementos of his life with him including A diary of a great-grandmother during the gold-rush...
Demon Messenger
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2010. Category: Essay » Literature
I was fascinated, flattered when the carrier pigeon kited down to my wicker porch swing. He was wearing a gold band above his right claw encircling a white paper scrap. I held out my hand for him to give me my message. He jittered and squawked. So I went inside for some dry grits to use as a bribe. While he ate I phoned an expert on such birds. He said, "Whatever you do don't feed him grits..."
False Notes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,280. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2010 by Whimsical Publications. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
In late summer 1874, Simon Barr, one of the premiere agents of the newly evolving US Secret Service, arrives in the Oklahoma Territory, to meet his partner, Luke Hayden, and begin their investigation of a large scale counterfeiting operation. Simon meets Kirsten Bentzer, neice to one suspect, fiancée to another. Surely, she can’t be innocent, no matter how much he wishes it were so.