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East Garrison
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 66,040. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2009. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Four people are caught in a life altering situation on former Army base Fort Ord, an area rapidly being reclaimed by nature, including one dangerous predator. Heroine Tracy Dade, about to give birth to her first child, is compelled to repair her shattered relationship with her long lost father, a mentally tormented Vietnam War veteran living in his van. But Tracy's wish is about to explode.
High School Diversity - The Clash (second in the high school series)
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Series: The High School, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,480. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Carla can’t seem to come to grips with her life and seems always to be running away from it and in conflict with persons who always tell her what to do. She’s threatened after a minor misunderstanding; she finds herself in a fast car with a drug runner; she saves her romantic rival’s life with a crusty steak knife. In the end she proves that short Hispanic girls can have fun, too.
Tortilla Press
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Price: Free! Words: 65,460. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A story of contrasts, of people with separate, yet connected lives, whose paths converge and the effects of those interactions change each of them forever. A strong, centered woman, her star-crossed son and a younger, 'fortunate' boy from the East, each of distinctly different backgrounds, transform each other's life in a way that could have never been foreseen.
Lauren's Saints of Dirty Faith: A Dirty Girls Social Club Novel
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,430. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
In this third installment of the popular Dirty Girls Social Club series by NY Times and USA Today bestselling author Alisa Valdes (formerly Valdes-Rodriguez) we find Boston newspaper columnist Lauren Fernandez running for her life from a handsome sociopathic killer, with the help of her two best friends -- and straight into the arms of a hot, mysterious New Mexico cowboy.
Me No Habla With Acento: Contemporary Latino Poetry
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 43,030. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011 by Rebel Satori Press. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This anthology of contemporary Latino poetry celebrates the rich mosaic of a major arts movement within the United States featuring poets and spoken word artists from across the country. Published in association with El Museo del Barrio.
Woman of Glass
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Price: Free! Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Julian scratches metal flamenco in a dive where humans and synthetics intermix. A man invites him to play a song for his disabled neighbor. Although he plays he is uncomfortable around her and never sees Lee again. Lee, on the other hand, has her own ideas.
Blind Date and Other Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,320. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of short stories delving into the relationship between two people. Includes "I Promise", "Meet Me", and "Blind Date.
The End of Texas
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Price: Free! Words: 38,630. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
A bumbling Texas governor flirts with secession. Far right militias flock to his call and prepare for violence to bring about independence. A backlash from Indigenous Mexicans in Texas calls for the Aztlan Now movement, Mexicans wanting to secede FROM Texas and stay loyal to the US. Militias, Brown Power people, prison gangs, police, and FBI clash. From this comes new Mexican-majority US states.
Forbidden Liaisons - Twilight of Medicine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,350. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A teenager tells her mother that she plans to become sexually active. She is given an unpublished semi-autographical novel her physician-father wrote twenty years ago. It depicts the happenings in a failing Philadelphia hospital, including staff indiscretions. She then realizes that revealed past liaisons could ruin friendships among families, including her circle of friends.
Santa Muerte
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,120. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012 by Post Mortem Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
Ariana Molina is a high school student in Chicago and life is quiet until she begins to have visions of a veiled skeletal figure that asking for her policeman father. Struggling with gruesome ghosts, and being suspicious of suspected gang members that have moved in across the street, Ari soon becomes the target of the drug cartels and their black magic cult of Santa Muerte.