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Why Atheism
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Series: Psychology, Book 5. Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 24,110. Language: American English. Published: February 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Atheistic and Agnostic studies
Humanity is in a state of mess and it is just for spread of virus of god through religions which has been robbing off the people of their most precious possession - Intellect. Religions shut off thinking through preaching faith. Here is an analytic view of Atheism to save the humanity from further peril.
Assuming Names
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,080. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions
Assuming Names is the true story of a young con artist. It’s the tale of a runaway that assumed the title of Countess and then went on to fool the FBI, DEA, and Interpol—as well as a number of other celebrities and institutions—with an elaborate tale of world intrigue.
How to Catch an African Chicken ~ A Canadian Woman’s Outrageous but True Story of Marriage Fraud
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,980. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A dancer named Lainie traveled to West Africa and fell in love with a drummer named Keza. After several trips, they got married. Lainie then sponsored him to come to Canada. Soon after Keza arrived, he disappeared. If he collected welfare, Lainie would be responsible for reimbursing the government. She went public with her story and sparked a movement that helped to change an entire system
Zen and The Art of Computer Security
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,470. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security
This book will help keep your personal information safe and secure when you are on line and using other electronic devices such as cell phones, ATMs, and using your credit/debit cards at the grocery stores and gas pumps. You will become more aware of scams, fraud, and identity theft and just how easy and sneaky it is for a cyber criminal to steal your personal information.
Walled In
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,280. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
When her father is accused of fraud, seventeen year old Vandy Spencer discovers her entire life has been built on a heart-shattering deception. Seventeen year old Vandy Spencer lives like a princess. Sheltered by her wealthy family, she happily makes plans to spend a fantasy before-college gap summer with her gorgeous boyfriend.
Healer: The Controversial and Supernatural Life of John G. Lake Book 1. 1912-1923
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,820. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
The newest book on John G. Lake features material not seen in nearly 100 years. Hundreds of hours of research in archives, under old buildings and in the living rooms of people who actually knew him, bring additional insights found in this expanded version. The book includes both positive and negative views on Lake, so that the reader can make an informed decision about the man and his ministry.
William "520%" Miller (The Ponzi Files)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,320. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions
New York investors of 1889 discovered the hottest financial opportunity of the year thanks to a 21 year old man struggling to support his sick wife and baby. Learn about the 19th Century fraudster who conned 13,000 people of over $1 million dollars. The full story behind this classic Ponzi scheme might never have been known if it weren’t for a New York District Attorney's memoirs of crime.
Through the Baltic Looking-Glass. Part 6
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Series: Through The Baltic Looking-Glass, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,470. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
PART 6 of my historical Through the Baltic Looking-Glass. Theatre des Noctambules. Mysterious murders, in the city as well as in the countryside, but Oscar Graf and his cousins got some news of their missing mother, at long last. Detective story about the case of faked objects of art. The mysterious Lord Aboleo invites Oscar Graf to a party at his mansion in Red Abbey Road.
The Day They Hanged a Banker
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,050. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Social history;A miscellany of tales of fraud from the 19th century onwards. Whatever we just lived through during the crisis of 2008, our forebears got just the same. From a man that invented a country, to Ponzi's stamp collection and diamonds lying about on the desert floor. We keep on believing that the too good to be true will be true this time around.
Money Farm
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,920. Language: Australian English. Published: July 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Two brothers develop a model for sabotaging the value of listed equities in order to profit from short selling. First, the vulnerable companies are identified and then the erstwhile non-existent shares are sold into the market. There follows one or another form of criminal manipulation of the value of the company's stock price whereupon the "non existent" shares are repurchased with profits.