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Bad Agent, No Catnip! Bad Career Advice and Questionable Misinformation from the World's Worst Literary Agent, Sydney T. Cat
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,470. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011 by Tsunami Ridge Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Bad Career Advice and Questionable Misinformation from the World's Worst Literary Agent, Sydney T. Cat! Collected for the first time in this hilarious little book, Sydney T. Cat shares (though bad example) dozens of gaffes, schemes, missteps, cons, and foul-ups real-life "agents" have used to part writers from their money, screw up their careers, and crush their dreams! A must-read for writers!
Elusive Wisdom
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 107,410. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
San Francisco lawyer DD O’Neil pursues justice when the jury forewoman in a trial he lost turns up murdered, leaving behind canceled checks and a photograph that point to insurance fraud and jury tampering. While suspects are murdered one by one, DD, with cohorts Joe Cleary and Rick Esquivel and the help and distraction of a brilliant, beautiful woman, untangles the twists and turns of the case.
Stealing Homes; How to Survive a Foreclosure and Move on with Your Life
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,460. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
The bank has foreclosed on your home or you've had to sell it as a short sale. The American Dream has turned into a nightmare and you don't know what to do. That's where Candice Reed and Heather Anderson come to the rescue. They are two journalists who both lost their homes- but they managed to move on and have happy lives without a mortgage.
Just Money
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 162,570. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
This book is based on real events in England in 1990, a maelstrom of large scale financial fraud that left a lot of people breathless at the time. The author was at the heart of the efforts to put it all right. Inevitably it is in involved story but the inclusion of the hero's girlfriend allows all the explanations to be given as the story proceeds. Try it - you'll be wiser for having read it.
Deadly Darjeeling
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,220. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Nelson Deep, wealthy tea merchant, is found dead in his study in bizarre circumstances and Detective Chief Inspector ‘Foxy’ Reynard is called in, a solution seems inevitable. Such an assumption, however, makes little allowance for the dysfunctional and self-centred attitudes the D.C.I. uncovers as he attempts to unravel the strange relationships prevailing within the Deep family.
Internet Hornswoggling
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,890. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Internet
Those internet e-mail scams where somebody wants your help to access millions of dollars, perfectly legally of course, are well enough known and, although it's almost impossible to believe, people have actually fallen for them. A few of the funniest ones have been gathered together here, just for the sheer fun of it. They are, literally, unbelievable!
Smoke Rings
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Series: The Clarke Lantham Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,390. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011 by AWP Books. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
An old girlfriend pulls Clarke Lantham into a New Year's Eve chase for a federal fugitive and the $50,000 price on his head. Book 3 of the Clarke Lantham Mysteries
Counsel for the Deceived: Case Studies in Consumer Fraud
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 69,790. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Business and commercial law
Memoirs and witty case studies of fraud schemes and consumer protection from an insider who helped to found New York City's first consumer watchdog agency. This is a funny, candid account of fraud and institutional paralysis written by a then-newby lawyer, the city's "Consumer Advocate." Philip Schrag was appointed by former Miss America Bess Myerson to defend consumers. Easier said than done.
Final Paradox, the second in The Osgoode Trilogy.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,960. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Love and forgiveness amid fraud and deceit? Years back, George Pappas, a charming thug, scammed a huge sum of money with promises to develop a drug to combat memory loss. No drug was ever made and the money was gone. Harry Jenkins' elderly client, Norma, demands he find it. When she is lucid, she’s credible, but when she is mad, she just might be evil. A fraud upon a fraud is about to unravel.
A Trial of One, the third in The Osgoode Trilogy.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,430. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The gathering of the ravens presages a deadly disturbance of the natural order. Years ago, in Final Paradox, the second in The Osgoode Trilogy, the wheels were set in motion by a fraud upon a fraud. At last, you will find the answers to all the questions.