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The Beneficiary
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,560. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Set during the L.A. riots, this contemporary noir follows a real estate agent who's got a scheme to make a killing - but things don't turn out the way she planned. Reviews have called the story "a great suspense tale", "told in tight concise prose with wonderful character development", and "it keeps you turning pages."
Angel's Flight
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,940. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Mercy Allcutt is thrilled to be going to her job as secretary to P.I. Ernie Templeton—until she opens the door and finds her mother. Known as the Wrath of God, Mrs. Allcutt is the last person Mercy wants to see, barring some murderers she’s met. Add phony spiritualists, a columnist killed during a séance, a starlet, and some other odd characters, and Mercy finds herself in deep waters indeed.
The Remarkable Life of Kitty McInerney: How A Poor Irish Immigrant Raised 17 Children in Great Depression New York
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,210. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
The true story of a poor Irish immigrant who raised 17 children in Great Depression New York. Kitty McInerney’s life rode a wave of social and political transformation that would come to define modern America. Poor, burdened, and uncelebrated, Kitty McInerney is remarkable for her unrelenting faith, her unique, individual struggle and for exemplifying the American immigrant experience.
Lethal Wind
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,460. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Harry Boggs is the man to see about cocaine. And he's accumulated 200 million bucks dealing the stuff. Can one man buck this kind of power? Scott Macklen is not at all sure he can. But he knows that if he does not, he will die. A masterful mix of coke, violence, and murder, delivered skillfully to create a fast, easy read, difficult to put down.
Slaughter on Maple Street
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,920. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Officially Marsha Rieker and five others were murdered by a crazy. As Kyle, her brother, wraps her affairs, he discovers why she died: she had information the CIA does not want released. When an attempt is made on his life, he suspects they believe he now has it. Badly in need of help, he gathers a team of competent professionals who have fought beside him in Special Forces.
Blowback
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,680. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Thugs burst into Dr. Wade Turklen's home, brutally assaulting his wife and two teenage daughters. He is shot and left for dead. Was his family the victims of a random attack or was he the target, and his family killed only to cover that fact? Fueled by hatred and bent on revenge, he sets out on a mission that may very well destroy the very essence of whom he believes himself to be.
Take the Shot
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,400. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When the body of the latest victim of a serial rapist is accidentally discovered, Lisa Anders knows she is also slated to die, for she can identify the killer. Should she flee? Abandon her hopes for a successful career? Or stay and tough it out? With ex-cop Todd Hallster at her side, Lisa reluctantly decides to stay. Immediately she realizes she may have made the greatest mistake of her life.
Free to Die
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Price: Free! Words: 63,810. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Brad Ashton fled three years ago to avoid a conviction for murder. Now he's back. And his hope for freedom appears to be within reach. Unfortunately there are those who have no interest in his legal status; they only want him dead or on the run once more...
The Brightest Moon of the Century
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,390. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Edward, a young Minnesotan, is blessed with an abundance of "experience"--first when his mother dies and next when his father shoehorns Edward into a private boys school where he's tortured and groomed. In this comic novel, Edward needs a place in the universe, but he wants an understanding of women. The reader experiences Edward's life from ages 14 to 45.
Beautiful Strangers
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Series: The Hyacinth Dickinson Series, Book 1. Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 91,510. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Be careful what you wish for - it might come true! When rich bitch gynaecologist Hyacinth Dickinson casts a spell for her perfect woman, a lover to match her desire for danger, diamonds and sex, she is bewitched when the beautiful, innocent Beth McConnell turns up at a garden party she is hosting. For the first time in her complicated life Hyacinth falls in love.