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Malleable
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,140. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
New York Times Bestseller, Marty Caidin (Six Million Dollar Man), says: “It's a damn good read.” Malleable, adj. A substance capable of being beaten into shape by a hammer. A research scientist, with a cushy job, enters the drug underworld; pulled by the lure of excitement, pushed by a wife desperate to return to an estranged homeland and shaped by the hammer of greed.
Seven Truths for a New Age
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Price: Free! Words: 15,260. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy
If I could speak before the UN, I’d say: 1. No one can own our Mother Earth. 2. God is present in the world and there is no evil. 3. All things are conscious and are created with rights. 4. The physical universe was designed by non-physical beings. 5. The main purpose of government is protecting rights. 6. There are too many people on Spaceship Earth. 7. Power tends to corrupt all who hold it.
The Chimes of Resdorn
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,360. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Dulsena Kalleni belongs to the largest merchantile house in the Algoran Federation. Dulsena has been looking for Mr Right. She finds Loren Brenev who turns out to be Mr Wrong. Nayland Brenev, the nasty villain, has two goals: gain control of the Algoran Federation and kill Dulsena. The Chimes Of Resdorn includes two books in one cover and was a 2008 New Mexico Book Awards Contest finalist.
Glint
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,510. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
KIRKUS REVIEWS: The object that drops Denver car salesman Quitman O’Neil into a world of trouble is a 1964-D Peace dollar.
Kalleni Beyond: Book 3 Of The Chimes of Resdorn
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,270. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Pirates are attacking commercial shipping, seizing the cargoes and killing the crews. Who is behind this nefarious scheme? And why? Why is someone shipping thousands of kilos of mushrooms from here to there, to there? Why break harsh Federation laws against trading with a coded planet? Don’t they know that no one messes with Kalleni Merchants or the gutsy over-age Attorney General of Jellek?
The Golden Path: Book 4 of The Chimes of Resdorn
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,190. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Life is good in the Algoran Federation and The Leiknoss Alliance until a strange group of people who have suddenly appeared, seemingly from nowhere, makes an outrageous demand backed with threats of violence. Who are these people? They are even willing to kill if their demands aren’t met. How can you defend against completely random killings directed at famous artists & community leaders?
A Very Peculiar Christmas Holiday
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
From the collection Dreamin’ Dreams; A short humorous story told in 4,000 words. Michael Galvin thinks he's found the bargain of a lifetime - a Christmas holiday in San Francisco. But why is Micky Dunn being so nice to him? What is he really up to ...
Organic Nation
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Price: Free! Words: 29,470. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Occupy Wall St. and your mind with this thorny tale of corporate greed, amidst a backdrop of unsustainable Wall Street expectations. The spectacular rise and fall of a natural empire is perpetrated by charismatic CEO Brad Green, who is sent to white-collar jail to begin a multi-year rehabilitation process and a slow climb back up the mountain of redemption.
The U-Haul Trailer & Doolie Weencer's Hearse
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Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Doolie Weencer was a greedy banker who would reposses a widows home on Christmas Eve. In the early 1920's his father purchased a bank building from an immigrant farmer but did not have sufficient funds to purchase the land under it. Because the farmer did not open an account with the new bank Weencer denied the loan only to realize that his land rental jumped from $890/yr to $25,000/yr.
Heaven at SETI's Doorstep
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,090. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A radio signal is traced to a subterranean cave habitat on the moon. The story now heads in an unexpected direction. This narrative is serious, not heavy and has a novel mix of technology, philosophy and ideology to suit readers of all ages. The singular feature of the book unravels as the soft and gentle mannerisms underlying the basic nature of the aliens come to light in the later chapters.