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The Peach Tree Limb
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,590. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2010 by UCS PRESS. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author relives adventures he experienced in 1940's and 1950's California as the son of a conman who served six prison terms and was married five times. Ranging from humor to serious, we go from Midnight the nannygoat baby-sitter to nearly driving the pickup off a cliff and getting the truck off the train tracks seconds before a freight train roared by, and a most unusual birthday present.
Dangerous Women & Desperate Men
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,910. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Four gripping stories of people on the brink; a broken-hearted woman in Las Vegas plots to take what she is owed, a haunted street cop finds his life on the line in a way he never expected; a desperate agent in California makes a life-changing choice; a hard-working middle-aged woman whose world is coming apart fights back with shocking vengeance.
A Walking Tour of Orlando, Florida
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Orlando, Florida is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Opening: The Adventures of Chase Manhattan
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 143,930. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A scientific breakthrough of such magnitude it could radically alter the future of humanity—for better or worse—is in the wrong hands.
Walt Disney and the Facsimile of Reality
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
An essay detailing the benefits and drawbacks of Walt Disney's affect on animation, and childrens' fiction and cinema. The author outlines how Disney the man and the corporation revolutionalized childrens' entertainment and animation, with the unexpected drawback of wounding traditional folk tales and mass-marketing childhood to create a shared experience as consumers.
Pelican Bay Riot
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,280. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
"With lazer-like precision Glenn Langohr lays bare the festering under-belly of our criminal justice system in a driving, graphic narrative that somehow finds the humanity in this most inhuman setting." Phillip Doran, T.V. Producer and Author Pelican Bay Riot is a compilation of four stories that take you into the most violent, deadly and bloody prison in California, the Pelican Bay S.H.U.
The Imperial Connection
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Price: Free! Words: 85,220. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Recently retired Air Force Intel officer Mike Foley discovers the guy who took a bullet for him during the Gulf War may be a homeless guy living in a small desert town. He leaves Chicago to find him. After arriving he finds a local, and very beautiful woman, who aids the homeless. They locate "Homeless Rick." To their surprise, the next morning he's found drowned in one of the irrigation canal
Bully Buster OC Parent Resource Guide
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference
The Bully Buster OC Parent Resource Guide is designed to provide practical, straight forward advice for parents and children on how to handle various bullying and cyberbullying situations. Laid out in an easy to read format, this book answers frequently asked questions with proven solutions. Also included is a bonus section for kids with 12 easy tips to becoming Bully Proof!
The Someone You're Not: True Stories of Sports, Celebrity, Politics & Pornography
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,970. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012 by The Sager Group. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Bestselling author Mike Sager’s fourth collection showcases his deftly-written journalism at its best and most mature, a riveting marriage of crime reportage and you-are-there literary anthropology. The centerpiece examines the rise and fall of football's RoboQB, Todd Marinovich. Also: Paris Hilton, Dana White, Vetville, Bobby Jindal, Ugly, Pete Carroll, an innocent man jailed for 29 years, more.
Cupid's Mistake
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Series: Christmas Wishes, Valentine Kisses, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,060. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Party-girl Allison Kelly has it all--great friends, a flourishing business, and an active sex life. Ben Turner's life has been anything but a party. He's dedicated to serious endeavors--ending world hunger, providing clean water--not partying. He's looking for stability. She wants a good time. Will Cupid's arrow find its mark, or will their pairing prove to be Cupid's biggest mistake?