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Striking Back
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Series: The Centaurs, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 143,530. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
The parallel world travelers return to their country and timeline where they live on their own rather than surrounded by royal retainers. They go to Las Vegas, where they amass a huge fortune playing poker which they use to build a financial empire. Their hectic though satisfying world is shattered by terrorist attacks on the US and are asked by the President for help rid the country of its enemy.
A Day at the Unicorn Races (Short Story)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2010 by Tsunami Ridge Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Bubbles lives her dream as a successful unicorn jockey. The upside? Fame, fortune, and a job she loves. Downside? Enforced celibacy. Unicorns, after all, can only be ridden by virgins. So what's a girl to do when she falls in love?
Cracking Wise - A Screwball Comedy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,610. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2010. Category: Screenplays » Romance
30sh virgin recluse Leon will inherit billions if he can just get out of his house, date a girl, and get a job. Problem is, he's allergic to the sun and almost everything else. His late father's attorney hires marine biologist Grace to reluctantly become his life coach, but she can't protect him from a gold-digger on the prowl. Screwball comedy is reborn in this homage to Hollywood's golden age.
And the Winner Is?
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
Eileen and Duck Dixon were on the verge of splitting up before they learned they'd won the Easter Lottery. Now they're stuck. Then they discover a missing ticket out of the twenty-five each bought. So who actually owns the winning ticket? To make matters worse, Eileen's mother Nell had loaned them the money to buy the tickets. By rights, does the winning ticket belong to her?
Gambler's Conceit
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 28,270. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
To student William Brighton, math has always been cool. When he discovers that he can use it to make himself rich, it becomes that much better. He designs a set of gambling equations that ensure he always comes out on top, and he puts them to good use. The world he enters, though, doesn't allow anyone to stay on top for long. Will he make it big or lose everything, and everyone, he cares about?
Carnival Baseball
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Price: Free! Words: 71,130. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
As head coach of the 1933 Wilmington Whispers, Sarge holds a grocery list of troubles. His catcher is a double amputee. The robot outfielders are held together with chicken wire and his star player is an ego-driven hunk of chewing tobacco. Witch doctors. Vampires with tommy guns. Carnival Baseball turns our national pastime on its head and tells the tale of a born loser who refuses to fail.
Dead Even: A Poker Boy story
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Series: Poker Boy Adventures. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Superheroes in the gambling universe sometimes find themselves helping people that hate being helped. Poker Boy didn’t mind taking Bob’s money at the poker table because Bob sucked at poker and acted like a real jerk. But Bob needed to win money for a very special and personal reason.
Midheaven
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,200. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2010 by Hickey's Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
In the early 1970's, high school senior Jodi McGee turns from drugs and boys to Christ, but soon thereafter falls for her English teacher. As a result, tragedies test her will, her faith, and her sanity. Finalist for the Ernest Hemingway Award for best first-published novel. "The pace, clarity and assurance of Midheaven made it a pleasure to read." Anne Tyler
Time On Their Hands
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 69,310. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Six men who have retired play golf together. Toby is a churchwarden who has fathered an illigitimate child.Ginger is a bank manager who gambles.Scott was a dentist and is a womaniser.Colin is a professor.Jimmy races pigeons. And £250000 has just been credited to Stan's savings account.Each one of them suddenly has a scheme for quadrupling the money. Which one will Stan choose? How will it end?
Poker Tells Essentials
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 21,350. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling
Joe Navarro, retired FBI Agent & Poker Tells Expert has put together his favorite 15 articles on poker tells. These were previously published in a variety of magazines/on the internet. Now all together in this booklet, readers have a quick, authoritative guide on key poker tells, helping them understand their own tells, how to conceal them, and to how unmask the hidden meaning of opponents' tells.