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J. Paul Getty: The Dysfunctional Billionaire
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Profile of J. Paul Getty, one of America’s first billionaires. Getty, the richest man in the world in the mid 20th century, was a consummate businessman who built an oil empire and left a vast antiquities and art collection as his legacy. But he was a womanizer, a miser, and a completely dysfunctional parent. This is a tale of great success in business and utter failure as a human being.
Ghosts at the Getty
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Two ghosts, eternally attached to the dagger that killed them, are part of the Pompeii exhibit at the famed Getty Center Art Museum. Punished for thousands of years will they find a way to be free or will they be forever bound to the blade?
Fossil Hunt
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Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
When a museum is set to unveil a new fossil, George is there as a freelance photographer to document the event. Unfortunately, no one could have predicted how the night would go...
The Journal: Book One
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 590. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This is about a family finding a piece of history, in order to save a museum in Washington, D.C. from being closed down. This is Book One in a long series of adventures for Joe, Tommy, and Bill.
The Splitting Tones of the Unbound Prism: Part Four in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 55,770. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Matejo Blit, curator of a museum where his greatest find, the Unbound Prism, is on display, is a man haunted by his past, his mistakes. For years, he has wondered what the meaning of the strange prism is, until he meets a strange man under a lampshade hat, who seems to know more about Matejo than Matejo himself. Thus begins a realization that the things we fear are closer than we thought.
The Mystery of Merlin's Magic
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Price: Free! Words: 23,800. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Jeep Muldoon has the amazing power to find missing objects like silver dollars, diamond rings, and cold hard cash! Jeep and his pals have night vision googles, a treehouse on the Internet and a secret 'bat cave'. But, can they solve the Mystery of Merlin's Magic? Or, locate a 5000 year old Pharoh's death mask? “..like the Mad Scientists Club for a new generation”– American Homeschooler
The Rabbi's Books
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Rare books in Rabbi Stadt's office reveal Jewish Holocaust truths not taught in schools, and thirty years later she lives to see it happen.
Out of the Dust
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,560. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A series of explosions rock downtown to cover a murder. But its all really the cover of an attempt to re-launch the Boleshvik revolution. Magdelena Romanov Boriskovski traces her ancestry to Tsar Alexi. Now she is trying to reassert a claim to his legacy. Follow TV reporter Bob Roberts and Metro Police Sargent Julie Carlin as they try see beyond the death and destruction they've witnessed.
Underneath
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Price: Free! Words: 11,350. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011 by CyberWitch Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
An ancient city, entombed beneath a museum that seeks to understand the brutal race that once inhabited the underground world. A young woman with special empathic powers offered a job to create an exhibit of the city's artifacts. Underneath, they wait for her. This is a 11,000 word short story.
Night Roamers
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,960. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Bullying
Mica lives in a world ruled by bullies. The meanest bully is called the King. For Mica, or any brainy kid who wants to avoid extinction, the rule is simple: be invisible. Mica knows how to be invisible. Except on this day. With the King in close pursuit, Mica runs for the only place he knows he'll be safe. Only once in, Mica discovers there's no way out. And the worst part, he's not alone.