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Daughter Am I
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,420. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2009 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
When twenty-five-year-old Mary Stuart learns she inherited a farm from her recently murdered grandparents -- grandparents her father claimed had died before she was born -- she becomes obsessed with finding out who they were and why someone wanted them dead. "A delightful treasure hunting tale of finding oneself in a most unlikely way." --Publisher's Weekly
O. B. Padgett - A Florida Son
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,880. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In a region's history there can be individuals overlooked. One such person is now brought to the forefront of Martin Co.,FL history. This Florida native was "O. B." Padgett. It was the 1920s, a period of bootleggers & outlaws during Prohibition. O. B. was Stuart's Chief of Police and had to deal with outlaws, the most notorious, the Ashley Gang. Things would not go smoothly for this young lawman.
They Call Me Korney
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,620. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
In one of Buffalo's most blood-soaked crime tales, this is the story of the bloody reign of Polish gangster John "Korney" Kwiatkowski, which ended with one of his friends in the electric chair. Before the end came, Korney masterminded robberies all over the city, leading a gang of violent thugs, dubbed the Korney Gang, while he maintained a facade of gentility. A true story set during Prohibition.
Redemption and Ashes, Book One
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Price: $2.29 USD. Words: 52,190. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Seven literary short stories of the dark side of life: a philosophy professor at the edge of madness married to a woman with Alzheimers; the biography of a mafia soldier; a man whose first affair is an incestuous encounter with his beloved aunt; the story of a fifty year "affair" that lasted just one summer; the story of a man who accidentally shoots himself and whose last thought is rape.
My Pal The Bug #2: The Haunted Drug Lab
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Turlock and Marve are hired by a criminal organization to investigate disappearances at a remote drug lab. Along the way they rescue a mysterious woman. How many times will she almost get them killed?
Poppycock Place Series -Sky Sailing Heroes
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Price: Free! Words: 32,370. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
NASA had a successful failure. Seven sophisticated Bio-Teks (5 "human-robots" and 2 "pet-robots"), were created for a deep space mission. The money ran out, the spaceship was cancelled and these colourful characters moved out to live in the community and report back their experiences yearly. They set up 5 small businesses in adjacent shops, happily mixing with the neighbours, in Poppycock Place.
Side Dish of Death for 8: Whaddya Mean 'Honor Among Thieves'..?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2010 by Camden Park Press. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family activities
Chicago, 1921. Prohibition is in its early years, but business is booming under the rule of gangs led by George "Bugs" Moran, Dion O'Bannion, and the recently deceased Ricardo Cappelli. With Cappelli dead, representatives of the three factions meet in neutral territory in the hopes of peacefully resolving the issue of succession... (An interactive, dinner-party mystery for 8 players)
Side Dish of Death for 10: Whaddya Mean 'Honor Among Thieves'..?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2010 by Camden Park Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Chicago, 1921. Prohibition is in its early years, but business is booming under the rule of gangs led by George "Bugs" Moran, Dion O'Bannion, and the recently deceased Ricardo Cappelli. With Cappelli dead, representatives of the three factions meet in neutral territory in the hopes of peacefully resolving the issue of succession... (An interactive, dinner-party mystery for 10 players)
Side Dish of Death for 12: Whaddya Mean 'Honor Among Thieves'..?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,680. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2010 by Camden Park Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Chicago, 1921. Prohibition is in its early years, but business is booming under the rule of gangs led by George "Bugs" Moran, Dion O'Bannion, and the recently deceased Ricardo Cappelli. With Cappelli dead, representatives of the three factions meet in neutral territory in the hopes of peacefully resolving the issue of succession... (An interactive, dinner-party mystery for 12 players)
Unlucky Dip
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Series: K'Barthan, Prequel. Price: Free! Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The Pan of Hamgee, a starving outlaw, bumps into Big Merv; the meanest, scariest gangster in the City and without thinking what he is doing, steals his wallet. When Big Merv realises what has happened The Pan's future looks short. Unless he can persuade Big Merv to let him go he will be recycled into the Outer Ring Road, currently being constructed round the City. U certificate. 4,000 words.