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Proactive Minimalism: Succeeding in Corporate America without Breaking a Sweat
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Price: Free! Words: 9,600. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Decision-making & problem solving
In this revolutionary and irreverent approach to Corporate America, Arthur Sutherland presents strategies to help you spend more time on things you want and less time on the things you don't. Equal parts satire and old-fashioned common sense, Proactive Minimalism flips many common business practices on their heads and encourages you to look at your job from a new perspective.
Beneath a Wild Sky - Forest Cat and Other Stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 44,300. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Need a good shiver, a quick laugh, or a pull on the heartstrings? The eighteen thought-provoking short stories in this collection are sure to provide, featuring stories about people you may think you know, and places you may think you’ve been. Meet FBI agents and devious killers, good mothers and bad wives, in a forest or on a lake, in spring rain or summer sun, all Beneath a Wild Sky.
The Doll House
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Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
There was a rumor about a supposedly haunted house filled with life sized dolls. The doors to the house were never locked. Amberose Brookenwise is investigating the apparently abandoned house...
Survivor on Death Row
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,080. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013 by Clare Nonhebel. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
30 years on Death Row, 1 failed execution, 2 non-matching dna profiles, no lawyer... Romell Broom, who has spent three decades on Ohio’s Death Row, tells his own story: a ‘throwaway’ boy from a disadvantaged background, hastily convicted for a crime he has always protested he didn’t do. Having survived a two-hour execution attempt in 2009 he is still asking, ‘Will anybody listen to the truth?'
Hobson's Choice
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,240. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When a chain of events is set in place, Templeton Ngubane, a cop in the apartheid police must make a terrible choice if he is to save the life of his only son. But will it cost him his own life? "Hobson's Choice" will shake you to your core. It is a story you will never forget. Download this book by award-winning journalist, Hilton Hamann, now!
A Tale of Two Cities: A Reader's Guide to the Charles Dickens Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,060. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
With this definitive new guide to A Tale of Two Cities, you will have an even greater understanding of the book. Included in this guide: a biography of author Charles Dickens, a look at the book's context, its literary elements, detailed chapter summaries, analysis, and suggestions for essays, all in a concise and easy to read format.
The Candle Witch
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Price: $4.40 USD. Words: 59,870. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by MuseItUp Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Condemned to death for a crime she didn’t commit, Sage may find a savior in the last place she expects.
The Scapegoat
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Series: The Asker Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 127,290. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Newlyweds Cedric and Doris Asker sail for New Zealand aboard the Elingamite. But they become separated when the ship sinks near the Three Kings Islands with the loss of many lives. The Askers strive to overcome tragedy, disaster, business failure, and a wrongful murder conviction.
1814: Crime and Capital Punishment:
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You set the price! Words: 172,070. Language: British English. Published: April 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
An analysis of who was sentenced to death and who was hung, for what, and how, in early 19th Century London, accompanied by records of their trials.
The Kill Room
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Price: Free! Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Bernard Jarvis is waiting to die. He and hundreds of others are standing in line as the government conducts a routine purge of its least valuable citizens. While awaiting his execution, Bernard meets an old friend with some radical ideas. He begins to think that maybe the state shouldn't have the right to determine when he dies.