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The Prostitutes of Post Office Street
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,190. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2009 by Skywater Publishing Co.. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The Prostitutes of Post Office Street drops readers into the red-light district of Galveston, where crooked cops and down-on-their-luck prostitutes dwell. Yet, in this seedy part of town, Frank F. Carden paints a picture of hope as his characters seek to rise above the pain of their broken hearts and misplaced passions, and break free from the ruts that their lives have fallen into.
Dead on the Island
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Series: Truman Smith Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,480. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
PI Truman Smith has become a loner after failing to find his sister Jan during a recent search of Galveston Island. He jogs on the Seawall, plays with his cat, and reads lots of Faulkner books. Then an old high school football buddy, Dino, asks him to find a young girl named Sharon. As Tru begins his investigation, dead bodies begin to appear and Tru himself wrapped up in a dark mystery.
As the Crow Flies
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011 by Secret Fire Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Violet can’t handle her own ghostly afterlife—or the thought of leaving it—until another lost soul teaches her the true meaning of salvation. With bonus story "The Truth According to Margot Williams."
Spirits of the Border: The History and Mystery of the Lone Star State
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 187,490. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011 by Grave Distractions Publications. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
Ken Hudnall's "Spirits of the Border" series is an invaluable guide to ghost hunters and paranormal enthusiasts alike. Each volume allows the reader to explore the supernatural side of towns in the Southwest. In this edition, multiple paranormal event listings are presented for over Texas 260 cities. Tourists and locals are bound to find haunted tales no matter where they are in the region.
Assassination in Galveston
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,180. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Ex Army Intel Officer suffering from Gulf War Syndrome and a beautiful Cuban newspaper reporter race against time to stop Fidel Castro appointed spy from assassinating top Venezuelan diplomat visiting Galveston, Texas
Flappers, Flasks and Foul Play (A Jazz Age Mystery #1)
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Series: A Jazz Age Mystery, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,870. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Rival gangs fight over booze and bars during Prohibition in 1920s Galveston: the "Sin City of the Southwest." Jazz Cross, a young society reporter, suspects foul play when a bank VP collapses at her half-brother Sammy's speakeasy. Was it an accident or a mob hit? As turf wars escalate, Sammy is accused of murder and Jazz must risk her life and career to find the killer. Inspired by actual events.
Miracle of Love
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,490. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012 by Rob Preece. Category: Fiction » Romance » Time travel
With her baby dying, Erina O'Shea prays for a miracle--and she's transported into the present where a cure is possible. Handsome Grant Kilby doesn't know what to make of this woman but can't ignore the attraction. Still, he can't be expected to believe her strange story of miracles, can he. Holt Medallion Winner.
14th
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,790. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
As Linus "Bud" Ritter and eight siblings gather for a funeral, sadness blends with funny, poignant, and sometimes painful memories of growing up on 14th Street in Galveston, Texas. Bud deals with personal shortcomings, searches for an old pal, and emerges with a fresh approach to life. "Humorous and touching...a nostalgic little gem of a novel, with a quietly powerful message." KIRKUS REVIEWS
Timeswept Bride
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,850. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Time travel
When spirited Priscilla Pemberton is dumped by her prominent fiancé in modern-day Galveston, a cryptic note from the past, along with a mysterious wave, sweep her back in time to Victorian Galveston, where she meets the most maddening, charming and sexy Irishman in all of history! A time-travel romance classic from HOLT Medallion winner Eugenia Riley.
Death; Juxtaposed
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,750. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Long before the disaster of Katrina an estimated category 5 hurricane struck Galveston, Texas in 1900. Its thirty-foot wave surge and 100mph winds leveled the city and killed over eight thousand people. That is only part of the story.