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Transient Ways
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 17,240. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
TRANSIENT WAYS is a collection of short stories, journal entries, and poetry by Jessica Erica Hahn. It was originally published as a a small, pocket-sized book by Passing Through Publications in 1996. One story, "In the Valley of the Ultravixens," won a literary prize in the Crothers Fiction Contest at UC Berkeley in the late 1990s.
The Man Who Needed Killing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,810. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
“The author never lets any piece fall into place too easily or illogically, never gives any character an easy out from their moral qualms, and colors details so skillfully that you feel the heat of the Oklahoma drought as surely as each little betrayal's knife wound when Joe realizes a friend has lied.”--Publisher's Weekly For other works by this author go to: www.coganbooks.net
Line by Line
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 125,260. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The 1930s: As the Great Depression deepens and her family disintegrates, Maddy Skobel flees her central Ohio town—by freight train—determined to make her own way. Learning to survive as a hobo while facing hardship, danger, and violence, Maddy must discover her own resourcefulness and strengths.
Scary Ghost Stories: A Collection of 15-Minute Ghost Stories
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,870. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Two girls find a tree house in the woods. They climb the tree and begin to play in the tree house, only to discover they are not alone. They escape from the tree house and race through the woods, only to find themselves at a cabin that is rumored to belong to a witch. She seems nice enough, but then she makes a strange, frightening request. Read all seven of these scary 15-Minute ghost stories
Abigail's Secret
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Series: The Story of Abigail, 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,990. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays
This is the story of a young girl struggling to keep a secret against all the pressure to reveal it. The setting is a family in the Great Depression and the adjustments they make to deal with suddenly having no money. Their large family home becomes over crowded as aunts, uncles and cousins move in. Family relationships are further strained by a mystery and its connection to Abigail’s secret.
Rupunzel And The Three Hobo's
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Price: Free! Words: 980. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
A fractured fairy tale of the original Fictional story.
Hobo Justice
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 76,580. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012 by CyPress Publications. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Grief-stricken following his wife’s death, former cop and ex-railroad detective Benjamin Reed runs away from the tragedy and becomes a hobo. He drifts around the country until he encounters a dead teenager hanging upside down in a massive tree. He interrupts his life as a railroad bum long enough to help the local county sheriff bring the killers to justice and finds a new love along the way.
The Glitch
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Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
While on his way to work, John was accosted by a man whose grubby and disheveled appearance gave no indication of the flagellation he would soon cause John to self-inflict.
Rolling Nowhere
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 99,690. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012 and represented by David Halpern. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Ted Conover's first book takes the reader along on his dream trip—a hardscrabble netherworld built for freight, not people—in search of an America "where numbers live like men."
Boxer Hobo
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Price: Free! Words: 40,380. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
When a homeless alcoholic boxer wakes up in a Tasmanian Neuro-Trauma ward with a fractured skull, doctors inform him he won't be able to box or drink alcohol ever again. That's not an option for this thirsty pugilist, after all, he took up boxing to keep off the grog. In his determination to get well and fight again, Johnny Noctor, The Hobo, regularly runs to the top of Mt Wellington.