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J. Paul Getty: The Dysfunctional Billionaire
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2009. Categories: 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
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
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
Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2010. Categories: 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 590. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2010. Categories: 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
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 55,770. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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 Matthias Ring
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,620. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
When Lauren Malin goes to Budapest looking for adventure , she gets more than she bargains for. Jamie Brenton, a handsome stranger, sweeps her off her feet and then follows her to California. But Lauren's delight turns to suspicion as trouble follows. Was it only a coincidence that his arrival triggers a threatening string of events? Lauren has to know - is more than her heart at stake?
The Mystery of Merlin's Magic
Price: Free! Words: 23,800. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
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
Price: Free! Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Transgressional
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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,560. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 11,350. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011 by CyberWitch Press. Categories: 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.