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Seadogs, Clowns, and Gypsies
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 19,290. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Seadogs,Clowns,& Gypsies is more than just a book about the remarkable lifestyle of various Caribbean sailors. It is a Celebration of a Way of Life. The people who inhabit these salt-stained pages(“We’re all here, because we’re not all there!”) have a true Lust for Living. They kiss life full on the lips, embrace each new day, welcome every fresh sensation.
The Meteoric Rise of Simon Burchwood
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,380. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
On his way to New York to celebrate his impending literary success, Simon Burchwood is the prototypical American careerist. But a quick detour to Montgomery, Alabama to visit a childhood friend sends Simon on a bizarre journey, challenging his hopes and dreams of becoming a famous writer. This is a character study that delves into the psyche of a man who desperately tries to redefine himself.
Incognito
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 53,660. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Emily cannot allow her sister Lydia to sacrifice herself on the marriage altar, so she offers to marry Lord Wesleigh in her sister’s stead. However, Lord Wesleigh complicates matters when he enters the scene disguised as a curate. A romantic comedy set in Regency England originally published by Warner Books, this is a fast paced tale of matchmaking and mistaken identities.
The Fourth World
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Price: Free! Words: 76,730. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2009. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Buried deep below the Nevada desert, is a very special school where the best and brightest children come from around the world to learn the technology that will bring mankind to its next step of evolution -- a place amongst the stars. 'The Fourth World' follows four children through a year in this school where they learn how to pilot a UFO, take a field trip to mars, and learn from aliens!
The Life of Death
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 280. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2009 by Writers of the Apocalypse. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Comics
A rarely done quick sketch commentary by Katrina "Death" Joyner of the Writers of the Apocalypse regarding random events in her life. They're sloppily drawn, they're funny, and they're (exaggerated) true stories. Maybe you can relate. NOTICE: This book is best read on larger ereaders with larger screens such as the Nook Color or Kindle Fire.
For Whom the Minivan Rolls
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,260. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009 by Bancroft Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Aaron Tucker isn't a detective. So he's baffled when the richest guy in his New Jersey town insists that Aaron, and Aaron alone, investigate the disappearance of his wife, who has inexplicably vanished from their home in the middle of the night. Funny, down-to-earth, lovable, and resourceful, Aaron Tucker, family man and freelance writer, reluctantly says yes, and continuously wishes he hadn't.
A Farewell to Legs
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,410. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009 by Bancroft Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Work-at-home dad, devoted husband, hustling freelance writer, aspiring screenwriter--all ways to describe the unwilling sleuth Aaron Tucker. In A Farewell to Legs, the second installment of the Aaron Tucker Mystery Series, Aaron is back on the trail again, investigating a dead lobbyist and an elementary school stink-bomber.
The Big Green
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You set the price! Words: 18,030. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2009. Category: Screenplays » Comedy
A comedy in which two hapless down-and-out schemers, Jenks and Riley, commandeer a World War II Aircraft Carrier in Hawaii, re-christen it “The Big Green” and head for Japan. They plan to cover it in sod and palm trees to create the World's only floating golf course. Taking advantage of a reunion by the WWII crew to protest the scrapping of their old flattop, Jenks enlists their support.
Is This Heaven?
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Price: Free! Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2009. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Michaela Stevens has just died but, she wonders, can a gay lady get to heaven and if so, should it be like this? Should the heavenly host be that way? And is there a place in heaven for so many baked beans? Short story at about 4,500 words - no adult content but some light swearing so I'd rate it at a PG. British humour and spelling.
A Chance Encounter of Two
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Price: Free! Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2009 by Writers of the Apocalypse. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
When a dragon's romance is interrupted by a would-be knight, a hilarious adventure ensues.