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America's Galactic Foreign Legion - Book 11: Cemetery City
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Series: America's Galactic Foreign Legion, Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,390. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011 by Penumbra Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Colonel Lopez returns to New Colorado, intent on mining rare metals used in USGF communications and weapons technology. Problem is, the ore vein is located across the border in Arthropodan territory. Lopez's plan to get around that involves Major Czerinski's chain of cemeteries. The spiders take offense at the Legion's claim-jumping, and Lopez gets caught in the middle as the laughs continue.
The Memory Keeper
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Series: A Mountain Mystery, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,430. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A young woman defies her domineering mother and goes to Wallace, Idaho in search of her grandfather’s history. Instead, she is involved in murder and learns that the bordellos and mines of the past reach into the present, entwining her in a history very much alive. She must face not only private failures and ghosts of old memories, but also betrayal and loss.
Gas Drilling and the Fracking of a Marriage
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 61,310. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
After receiving an offer to lease the farmland of her idyllic childhood summers for natural gas exploration or “fracking” (a process that may harm the environment), scientist Stephanie Hamel saw her strong convictions rattled by dreams of instant wealth. This honest yet light-hearted memoir will strike a vein for anyone who has agonized over their role as steward to the earth’s resources.
Infiltration
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Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
John is a prospector on the moon of Callisto. While on a surveying trip he finds a derelict ship at the bottom of a valley. Checking out the wreck he realises that this vessel has no business being anywhere near the moon. As he explores the interior the real reason for the crash becomes clear.
Over the Border
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,320. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Jesse grew up in an interesting time in American history. In this western thriller Jesse's life will lead him in a different direction than he had planned. But, plans are just that, plans. It is the peolpe he'd meet and those he thought he knew that would alter his plans. Love, friendship and necessity would control Jesse's direction in a place aptly called the "Wild West".
The Bells of Autumn
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,910. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011 by ePublishPartners.com. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The Bells of Autumn tells of a young boy growing up with an older, adoptive father, a partly Indian-raised pariah, in a Wyoming town trying to leave its violent past. On another level, it explores white-Indian relations in the American psyche. The story devolves around the harsh banishment of the Lakota and the generation-later Battle of Lightning Creek (1903), a surprising minor rematch.
Carrasco's Gold
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Series: Vince Roberts, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 143,330. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Read the book that is liable to launch a treasure hunt. Vince Roberts, a 21st century Colorado bound hitchhiker becomes embroiled in the history of a 17th century treasure,18th century Gold Doubloons and the 19th century Civil War treasure that starts his journey to hell. This historical fiction asks questions of previous assumptions
Top Hard
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,760. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
An irreverent crime story set in the coalfield villages of 1990s Nottinghamshire, England, told in a unique voice, with a cast of extraordinary characters. From an award-winning British author, 'Top Hard' was a finalist for the Crime Writers' Association's Debut Dagger Award in 1998.
Annelid - Fishing the Moons of Jupiter
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An intrepid band of former deep-sea fishermen become astronauts in order to solve the world's energy crisis. A journey to Jupiter's moon, Calisto, turns up an extraterrestrial creature with a metabolic body temperature in the thousands of degrees--capturing it won't be easy. 6500 words
Christmas in Paradise
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,550. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Western
The 1916 holiday season doesn't make everyone in the desert community of Paradise, Arizona happy. Millie Berinhard dreams of an impetuous suitor who will sweep her off her feet with grand gestures. Steady, dependable William Dunlap is nothing like Millie's ideal man. Or is there more to him than meets the eye?