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Portraits of France
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 189,300. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Portraits of France is part memoir, part journalism, part history, part gastronomic adventure. An intensely personal tour of a France not found in guidebooks. From Heloise and Abelard to Lafayette to DeGaulle, from the guillotine to an 1806 Chateau Lafite, from lungbusting Tour de France climbs to the still pockmarked terrain around Verdun to a World War II concentrtion camp in the Pyrenees.
Miss Otis regrets. And other short stories
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You set the price! Words: 15,760. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of contemporary short stories by Dieter Moitzi. Including "Miss Otis regrets (she's unable to lunch today)", a free interpretation of the famous Cole Porter-song. The story is set in the 19th century on a Carribean island and tells the most important moment in Miss Otis' life: the moment when she finally faces her existence and meets her destiny…
And Somewhere Under. Poems
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You set the price! Words: 7,850. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
A collection of more than 50 contemporary poems by Dieter Moitzi. He sings about love and life, pain and death and loss, the beauty of nature, the burden of memories, the magic of fairies…
The Switch
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Price: Free! Words: 29,040. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
While on an exchange visit to Paris, a young teenager becomes an unexpected witness to a drugs raid. English exchange student Lily holds the key to a serious crime incident at the local Bar Tabac. Making her escape, she heads for the banks of the Seine. But now she’s not sure why and from whom she is running . . .
A Little Circle Of Kindred Minds: Joyce In Paris
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,970. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011 by Green Lamp Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
When James Joyce arrived in Paris in 1920, he intended staying a week. Instead he remained for twenty years during which he published both Ulysses and Finnegans Wake. A Little Circle of Kindred Minds: Joyce in Paris looks at Joyce’s relationship with the artists, writers and muscians who lived in Paris during his years there, looking most especially at the Irish.
Two Times Lucky
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,080. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Terrorism is rampant. Foreign agents are after the multiplier, the link needed in cold fusion, a new means of energy production. Robert Flick, a disgraced US agent, is trying to get to the bottom of it and redeem himself. There is science, locales, travel, action, interesting characters,and an alluring Israeli female agent. Think Bond like. Who is behind the mayhem will come as a surprise.
9 Historical Mysteries
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,410. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In the mid-1850's, Cossacks hold the north bank of the Terek River, while Chechen hill tribes control the Wild Country to the south. Here, a man known only as The Armenian trades goods on both sides of the river and soon finds himself involved in murder, intrigue and horse theft. In the 1660's Paris Underworld, an orphan, incompetent pickpocket tries his best to survive amongst criminals.
Passage to Paris
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,300. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011 by Passage To Productions. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This guide to Paris, the "City of Lights", is our latest city tour guide. Written by Lucaya Luckey-Bethany, we take you a series of five tours around this wonderful city. You will visit both the famous and infamous sites, learning some little known facts and histories on Paris. Each tour is designed to allow you to easily get from one location to the next, with exacting directions.
Nervous Teeth Drink All The Poison
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Price: Free! Words: 26,060. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
25 short stories from the master of whatever. Films, buddhism, robots, tokyo, LA, rappers, witches, pediatricians all get thrown in a bag called 'your brain.' 17 never before collected! One exclusively written for this collection.
Meet me in Montmartre
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,960. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
English girl Sandy travels to Paris on New Year’s Eve for a blind date with her French pen friend, but ends up being entertained by elderly barman Claude when her date doesn’t show up. Meet Me in Montmartre is a delightfully romantic short story from the forthcoming collection, Lovers in Paris.