Books tagged: greed

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Tsuba Ren
Pre-release—available July 31, 2016. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,570. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Laurel Ren has a questionable future ahead of her. Her mother tried to save her by using a spell that caused her death. It didn't work. Caught by the enemy in a unpredictable situation, her only thought is to find her father's family and hope his world is safer than hers.
Little Johnny In Gasland
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
"Little Johnny In Gasland" is a fairytale about Johnny's observations as he drives down the toll way of life. In his imaginary world he has trouble understanding the new math and the reasons gas prices go up and down. He has his own beliefs and would like to share them with you.
The Hanging Tree
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,810. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2016 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
When South Carolina plantation owner Samuel Worthington liberates his slaves, he offers them some land in exchange for their continued service. His best worker, Jeffrey, accepts and begins building a life for his freed family. But upon Samuel’s death, everything changes. His son, Jake, alters the agreement, setting in motion a destructive pendulum that swings relentlessly for generations.
The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today - unabridged and with the complete original illustrations (Mark Twain) (Literary Thoughts Edition)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 161,690. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today is an 1873 novel by Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner that satirizes greed and political corruption in post-Civil War America in the era now referred to as the Gilded Age. It is the only novel Twain wrote with a collaborator, and its title very quickly became synonymous with graft, materialism, and corruption in public life.
Washington, Deceit
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,390. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
When America's first "Non-Profit Investigators" uncover a conspiracy wherein the White House, public college Chieftains, D.C.'s top lobbyist, and a student loan company amass wealth on the backs of students and taxpayers, journalist Chapin Alexander and U.S. Attorney Arik Leaventhal kick-start "The Trial of the Decade," only to learn the cost of interrupting Washington's student loan status quo.
THE BROKEN POT - Issue 23 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories
Series: Baba Indaba Children's Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
In Issue 23 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the Indian tale of a mean Brahman whose dreams about what riches he could obtain if he traded his possessions. His greed and imagination get the better of his common sense with disastrous results. Look out for the moral of the tale.
Michael Lewis’ The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic history, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Investments & securities / bonds
This is a Summary of Michael Lewis’ The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine. The real story of the crash began in bizarre feeder markets in the bond and real estate derivative markets where geeks invent impenetrable securities to profit from the misery of lower and middle class Americans who can't pay their debts. This summary is aimed for those who don't have the time to devour all 291 pages.
Michael Lewis' Liar’s Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Investments & securities / bonds, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic history
This is a Summary of Michael Lewis' "Liar’s Poker Liar’s Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street" It is the culmination of those heady, frenzied years—a behind-the-scenes look at a unique and turbulent time in American business.
Shadow Transporters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,900. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
On planet Sirraz, somewhere in the sun bleached desert in an underground prison, Marc, Victor, Mary slurp their tainted green soup to survive. For their greed for smuggling military engine parts, the Sirrazian judge had handed them each a fifteen-year sentence. “Let it be known that Shadow Transporters will never be tolerated.” Marc and Victor disagree with that verdict, and Mary is left behind.
The Tollbooth in the Labyrinth (The Callaghan Tetralogy IV)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,100. Language: British English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The CT vol. 4: Chased by criminals and police agencies, Callaghan escapes by starting a new life in Australia. Half a year later he’s found by the police and again goes on the run. With his girlfriend he hides on Bali, until they are forced to solve the root to all his problems: his lost identity. They decide on a daring plan to remove all threats to his existence and recover his true identity.