Books tagged: newspaper

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The Mafia, Football Gambling and Len Dawson
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,520. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Former NFL Quarterback Len Dawson is a controversial sports figure. A member of the National Football League Hall of Fame, he led the Kansas City Chiefs to victory in Super Bowl IV, in 1970. However, there are legitimate doubts about his complicity in "fixing" games between 1966-1970. He associated with gamblers. A Detroit grand jury named Dawson as part of a nationwide gambling scandal in 1970
The Last Newspaper in the World
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 49,910. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in
Changes in the newspaper world underscore this story about the murder of a small town mayor, and the changing social, economic and political realities. ISBN: 978-0-473-23249-8
Joi Lansing Singer, TV Actress And B-Movie Icon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Joi Lansing died an untimely death in 1972. She was a multi-talented performer signed by MGM in the 1940s. Her curvy figure and facial beauty proved to be hindrances. They restricted her to playing "dumb blondes". Despite the stereotypes she was in steady demand as a singer, nightclub performer, as well as a stage, TV, and movie actress. My E-book focuses on her immense versatility and creativity.
The Tragic Life of Film Actress Lynne Baggett
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Lynne Baggett was not a successful film star. The highlight of her career was a 1948 marriage to Hollywood producer Sam Spiegel. She played mostly uncredited parts in movies. Baggett experienced a spiral of despair which led to suicide in 1960. Like Marilyn Monroe pills were found close to her bedside. Unique to Lynne was her progressive disintegration after a car accident that killed a young man.
Next Time
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,910. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Sometimes it takes soul mates forever to get together - especially when someone is trying to make sure they never do. An attack at a renaissance festival brings two people together in pursuit of the story. They also realize they seem to share the same dream they've had throughout their lives. A dream which includes the haggard creature who is wanted for questioning regarding the attack.
Tainted Waters
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,460. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
He didn’t commit suicide but who’s going to believe her... Sam and Keegan find themselves unlikely partners in trying to solve murders that were determined to be death by natural causes. Their snooping not only brings them face to face with the killer but with a blackmarket empire they couldn't imagine. To stay alive, they must find the answers and convince others, before more people die.
Flawless Execution
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Series: A Morris & Sullivan Mystery. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,410. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Classic mystery set in the high-stakes world of pro football, from the master storyteller of sports and suspense. First published by Ballantine, FLAWLESS EXECUTION is now a quality ebook.... Who witnessed the murder of cocky, verbose primetime TV announcer George Hoagland? All of America, with sportswriter John Morris and his sassy companion Julia Sullivan. They're out to solve his electrocution.
News Accounts of Shark Attacks
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling
My e-book is a collection of real-life shark attacks on humans. It ranges from the early 20th century until the early 21st century. Sharks often mistake the arms and legs of people for bait fish. This is because of their poor eyesight. The text presents newspaper coverage of sharks that have victimized swimmers, scuba divers, surfers, and divers in inlets. I hope the book will encourage caution.
Upload: A Very American Conspiracy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,630. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
"Scud stud" reporter Digby Tobin is banished to the USA after getting into trouble in Afghanistan. Ordered to write about conspiracies, he files nothing in two weeks. His editor sends a rooky researcher to ‘help’ investigate the MLK assassination. One day after her arrival they find a key source murdered. It's the start of a crazy race across the country. Someone wants them dead. But why?
The Future of Mankind
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
The old man walks from his porch to his mailbox every afternoon. He grabs the junk mail, reads the newspaper, and watches the future of mankind pass by in a crowded school bus.