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Flappers, Flasks and Foul Play (A Jazz Age Mystery #1)
Series: A Jazz Age Mystery, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,800. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
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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.
Bullet Rain (A Noir Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,850. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
A mysterious hitman, a mobster's girlfriend, and missing money add up to a load of trouble when a rival decides to take it for himself. NOTE: This is a short story approx 6,000 words.
Moonlight For Maggie
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,890. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012 by Echelon Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Maggie Howell is as independent as they come. She can handle anything life throws her way, including gangsters. Without a man's help!
Little Miss Mute
Price: Free! Words: 13,270. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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In a Prohibition-Era speakeasy in Kansas City, Paul Verconi had been looking for nothing more than a few drinks to soothe his nerves before heading home. However, what came looking for Paul would prove to be even tougher to swallow than the diluted bootleg whiskey swirling in his dirty glass: a drop-dead gorgeous dame that was enigmatic, curiously silent ... and perhaps even dangerous.
Ashrams Unlimited
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,470. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
Dylan, Trevor and Bambi work dead-end jobs in L.A. and dream of bigger things. When Dylan talks to some guys just back from a meditation resort in India, he has an idea that changes their lives: he’ll start a fun, for-profit, ashram on the beach in Goa, complete with guru and volleyball net. And when a friend finds them a loan from an unknown backer in Bombay, the fun on the beach has just begun.
Ten Nobodies (And Their Somebodies)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 81,880. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
This is a creative work of fiction consisting of ten chapters, each of which is a narrative by a "nobody" who worked for otherwise served a "somebody"--a famous or well-known person in history. The "somebodies" include Shakespeare, Anne Bonny, Davy Crockett, General Custer, Lewis Carroll, President Taft, Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas, Marilyn Monroe, Vince Lombardi, and Meyer Lansky.
Ten Nobodies (And Their Somebodies)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 81,880. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
This is a creative work of fiction consisting of ten chapters, each of which is a narrative by a "nobody" who worked for otherwise served a "somebody"--a famous or well-known person in history. The "somebodies" include Shakespeare, Anne Bonny, Davy Crockett, General Custer, Lewis Carroll, President Taft, Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas, Marilyn Monroe, Vince Lombardi, and Meyer Lansky.
Street Queens
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,060. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
School girl by day, hard-loving gangster by night, 16-year-old TKO thinks she is the queen of the streets. But when a gang initiation goes wrong and her mentor morphs into her would-be master, the familiar byways of her Harlem kingdom becomes a battleground and TKO becomes a soldier of urban warfare, caught in the crossfire of brutality and betrayal dodging live bullets.
Rachael's Legacy
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,380. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012 by Canterbury House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
From the sophistication and glamour of upper-class New York City life during the roaring twenties, Erie Carliss travels in distance and time to discover her secret past in the Mennonite country of rural Wellington County. Her journey is filled with intrigue, gangsters, whisky running and romance.
Secret Garden Festival
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,500. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
It's mayhem and murder in Salford UK, summer of 2012. We were expecting flowers, trees and gentle breezes, but instead we had bombs, kidnapping, people smuggling and gangsters. Worse, Liv has found out her father is dying from a fatal disease. Can her friend Melia help, find her ex-husband, the daughter she never knew about, and protect her from the University? Amelia Hartliss is struggling.