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Real Love Versus Romance
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Price: Free! Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Essay » Sociology
A 4500-word mini collection of (informal) essays on commercialism’s de-spiritualizing effects on society, by author/artist/non-conformist, Jess C Scott. Genre: Essays | 4,500 words ***** Note from Jess: This is a mini collection of short essays on arts, culture, society, and my resistance towards commodity production and 100%-commercialization.
Root Of Deceit
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,280. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
After Tora Carrick was swindled out of a substantial sum of money, she lost her husband in a tragic accident. Later, when the grieving period finally came to an end, her best friend found clues that he was not dead after all. With apprehension and eagerness, they searched for more evidence to discover not everything appeared the way it seemed. Illusion for one is the reality for another.
Gerald the Great of Garokoland
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,400. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
The only way Gerald can marry the beautiful princess is to take over the bankrupted kingdom of her stupid father, the king. He now has to deal with the corruption, starvation and senseless slavery of spirit that has beset this insane place. He manages to find order, beauty and love, with help from some strange characters. This is not a serious book but it has a serious message ... seriously!
Golden Vengeance
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Series: Lucky Dawson, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 16,750. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Lucky Dawson knew that he should have just kept on riding. How could a little conversation, a meal and a card game lead to a hanging. His hanging to be exact. In 1875, Montanans didn't like card cheats but he wasn't one. He was just, well, lucky. The other players didn't think so and that started the ordeal.
Her Dangerous Inheritance
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,200. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
South African game ranch, she finds herself locked in partnership with two strangers—good-looking game-ranger, Greg Anderson, and dark, mysterious Basil Simpson.Determined to find out all she can about her inheritance, Amanda sets off for Kwezi Ranch. She soon learns that Greg and Basil are at loggerheads. As she probes their past, she is drawn into a web of deceit, greed and desire.
Almost Home
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,000. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
After the death of his wife, Link Dixon and his son, Jason, move from Dallas back to Link's hometown. The change means a downgrade from PD detective to low man on the deputy sheriff totem pole. Link would do anything to restore a smile to his solemn son's face. But what Link thought of as Mayberry may be Miami Vice. What's happened to his hometown?
Shiloh Ranch
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Series: Arkansas Valley, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,550. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Christian » Western
With Tom's murder having been solved and Arthur Rhodes no longer being a threat to The Bartlett, the ranch flourishes under the new name: Shiloh. Clint and Sue marry and are quickly blessed with two children, Chad and Rebecca. But a new threat rears it's ugly head in the form of a vicious man named Heywood Jensen, and the hired guns on his payroll.
Seven Floors High
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 129,200. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Seven Floors High is based around a true story of life inside Iaxis, a "New Age" Internet company during the boom of 2000. This riveting and fast paced novel provides a vivid and humorous account of life inside Iaxis during this extravagant "dot.com" period.
The Curse
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,930. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Colin Paine is mean, ruthless, and ambitious, but then a love rival does something that makes his blood run cold. Paine plans to spend his last days on this earth wreaking revenge on the people he hates and having non-stop orgies with beautiful women. But is this the end of Colin Paine? Or is it just the beginning?
Not Even The King's Daughter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,280. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
There are those who always like taking advantage of good-natured people. But their selfishness, jealousy and greed finally become their undoing. Pendo and Jaro's real characters came to the open when they went to try their luck in courting Princess Lela.