Books tagged: northern california

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The Thundergod's Gold & House of the Fire Demon
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,950. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
In the literary tradition of young Detectives like Nancy Drew and The Hardy Boys, author Bill Edwards has written two exciting stories of mystery and lost treasure. Both are fast-moving thrillers, with likeable young characters, intricate mysteries, and lively suspenseful plots.
Leashed
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 64,720. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A Northern California sheriff's detective has his early morning surf session cut short by the discovery of a body in the boulders of a local breakwater. Detective Patrick Nolan begins investigating what appears to be the tragic accidental drowning of a young local surfer. When the accident becomes a murder; Nolan finds himself tracking a ruthless killer who has left very few clues in his wake.
The Ramachandra Moon
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 65,890. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Jessie Hampton has trouble; she has a treasure map for a fabled Moonstone, and someone is trying to kill her. Before she can begin to look for the treasure, a Pacific storm isolates her and her guests. They hear a cry and discover a friend's jealous wife has been murdered. Jessie soon investigates isolated Drake's Bay and finds this is a serious mistake when she walks into the murderer’s trap.
Slumgullion Sector
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 9,700. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011 by Banty Hen Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
I’d been sitting at Doyle’s Clam House for an hour, and no one had gotten around to being kidnapped by aliens yet. I had a bowl of what the guide books called the best chowder north of Bodega Bay on one side, and a redhead who’d make Raymond Chandler dive for his thesaurus on the other. No one told me that I'd get to witness something right out of the Star Wars cantina scene that evening.
Everything's Relative (a Sammie Lawrence mystery)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,680. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A kidnapping during a strange wedding dumps a mysterious pocket watch into the lap of Sammie Lawrence. With the help of distant relatives, she comes to understand the power of family as she unravels the mystery and helps a former POW reunite with his own family in this dog-filled romp through Northern California.
Requiem for a Character Actor
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,000. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Steve Gossman, school principal, liked amateur theater. He’s killed by a “blank” shotgun shell loaded with buckshot and pressed against his head backstage. His role of Willie Loman in the Chainville Player’s rendition of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman was shared with Ben Tilden, But Tilden had been ill this evening. Was Gossman the right victim? Police Chief Quentin Price must determine.
This Will Kill You
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,490. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jason Cassidy, Iraq war vet, works for the Forest Service on the Klamath River, wants to write books or go back to war. He can’t figure it out. He starts off writing an action/thriller, but life takes matters out of his hands. His girlfriend reveals she’s pregnant, he suspects it’s no accident. When called to fight a fire in the Trinity Alps, he and his crew face death in harrowing circumstance.
Sands of Redemption
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,110. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Sands of Redemption is a story of love, betrayal, heart-wrenching guilt, and enduring hate between two people. It takes place in the deserts of Arabia, the California vineyards, and in the hearts of the people whose lives are ripped apart by tradition, culture and unfulfilled communication. And in between two children - seperated in their parents feud, but coming together in the final clash.
Sexy Lexy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,330. Language: American English. Published: December 1, 2012 by Stillpoint Digital Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
After writing a self-help book encouraging fitness through sex, Lexy Clark escapes to a Brigadoon-like Northern California town where she discovers no one can entirely avoid the past - and if everyone could meet a man like Sam Worth, they may not want to. (Library Journal Top Pick!)
My Trinities
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 119,100. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
This is not your grandpa's guidebook! Finally a comprehensive guide, with attitude, to Northern California's most spectacular wilderness area, the Trinity Alps. 60 photos. Based on first-hand knowledge of 188 lakes, all major peaks and trails, plus backcountry info not in other books. Geology, history, botany, swimming holes, bear dens, life-or-death narratives, and humor throughout.