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Laird Barron (ology)
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Price: Free! Words: 166,680. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
About the work of horror writer Laird Barron, and is a companion to the Laird Barron (ology) website http://lairdbarron.blogspot.com and collects the content found at the site. The various entries and elements can also be browsed there. Barron as a writer often works in a Lovecraft type tradition, using his own Pacific Northwest and in particular Washington State mythos. Also noir influences.
Big Easy
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Series: French Quarter Mystery, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,780. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When someone begins killing New Orleans street people, it affects the City's tourist trade just recovering from Hurricane Katrina. More than simple acts of murder, voodoo is involved, the killer likely an actual Vodoun deity.
A Gathering of Diamonds
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,740. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Tom Logan finds romance, uncut diamonds, an ancient colony hidden deep in the Ouachita Mountains of Arkansas, and murderous hermits in this adventure of a lifetime.
Leigh Brackett (ology) Volume 1
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Price: Free! Words: 521,110. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This book is about the work of science fiction writer Leigh Brackett, and is a companion to the Leigh Brackett (ology) website and collects the content found at the site. Brackett was known as the Queen of Space Opera, and famous for a series of brilliant planetary romance adventures, particularly those of Eric John Stark on Mars, Venus and Skaith.
Leigh Brackett (ology) Volume 2
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Price: Free! Words: 306,550. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The second volume about the work of science fiction writer Leigh Brackett, and is a companion to the Leigh Brackett (ology) website and collects the content found at the site. Brackett was known as the Queen of Space Opera, and famous for a series of brilliant planetary romance adventures, particularly those of Eric John Stark on Mars, Venus and Skaith.
Scrawny Pete
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,760. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Crime reporter Atkins discovered Scrawny Pete at the scene of a murder-suicide. The hard-bitten reporter took to the cat, and the cat took to him. Together they traveled through the city on the police beat, until the day they came across another crime, one that Scrawny Pete understood. Includes complete bonus story, "The Secret Lives of Cats."
Five Uneasy Pieces
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,080. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Each of these stories explores the shadowy worlds of noir, mystery and crime fiction. They range in tone from hardboiled detective to parody. Altogether, this collection has something for everyone who enjoys dark or edgy crime fiction. Includes a sixth bonus short story.
The Retrieval Artist: A Retrieval Artist Short Novel
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Series: Retrieval Artist Universe. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,580. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The short novel that started the entire Retrieval Artist series, The Retrieval Artist introduced Miles Flint to the world. Hugo-nominated, chosen as one of the best stories of the year, The Retrieval Artist created an entire universe, and Flint himself became what IO9 calls “one of the top ten science fiction detectives ever.”
The Misplaced Battleship Lure
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Price: Free! Words: 11,320. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2010 by Jekkara Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A Staynless Steel Rat story. Slippery Jem de Griz has been digging in the archives as punishment. She has found a sting, she believes, and tells her Special Corps boss. To prevent the end of a presidential career, they set a golden trap for an egomanical thief. But who is actually conning who when you can smell a big staynless steel rat? A Gender Switch Adventure.
Bones of Skeleton Creek
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Series: Paranormal Cowboy, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,780. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
A black panther, a giant wolf dog and a beautiful woman with a rattlesnake tattoo. Buck McDivit must deal with all this and more when a wealthy rancher hires him to investigate murder, oil and cattle theft, and a pagan commune populated only by women.