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Lame Ducks
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Price: Free! Words: 13,850. Language: American English. Published: December 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A political noir set in L.A., Lame Ducks is the story of two unlikely friends who find kinship in their disenchantment, even as they find themselves in over their heads against the corrupt and powerful.
Obama's Greatest First-Term Successes
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Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
President Barack Obama's most important successes are explored and discussed. This review of his major achievements explains why his historic first-term was one of the most significant of the modern era. Topics include President Obama's landmark healthcare reform, the killing of Osama bin Laden, the rescue of the American automobile industry and many more.
A Typology of National Responses to Terrorism
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This book synthesizes terrorism researchers' work in comparing or describing national responses to terrorism into a single typology.
The Informed Conservative's Guide to the Lunatic Left
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,490. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Award-winning journalist B. Christopher Agee dissects the agenda of America's political left through his analysis of current events and unique brand of commentary. Prepare to cringe, laugh, and most importantly learn the true vision the left has for America's future and what patriots must do to stem the tide. Agee's column, "The Informed Conservative," reaches a monthly audience of three million.
The Red Harlequin - Book 2 Kingdom Of Deceit
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Series: The Red Harlequin, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,090. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path -- and leave a trail.” In Kingdom of Deceit, Asheva has barely escaped Ayas with his life. Now he must learn to survive on his own and put aside his age-old Black Nation hatred for the Red Chromes. But turmoil is building, both inside and outside the Red city of Samaris, where a violent attack takes the Reds by surprise.
Battleground State
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,020. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
For Lily DeMarco, laid off from her corporate law firm and living in her parents' basement in Paterson, New Jersey, for Lily, saying yes to a job on the Ramal Cady campaign is a chance to do something -- anything -- to shake up her stalled life. When she is assigned to rural Georgia, she points her Volvo south, and takes on the challenge of helping to elect the first black Presidential candidate.
Everybody Lies
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,040. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Alaska's most hated lobbyist is dead. To State Patrol Lieutenant Paul Kitka, it seems simple -- abused wife flees to Alaska, husband follows, she shoots him -- and any Alaskan jury would acquit her. But Candace Marshall says she didn't do it. And it turns out that more than one person in Talkeetna had a grudge against the dead man. All of a sudden the case isn't simple at all.
The Prometheus Peril
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Series: Read A Movie, Book 16. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,310. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Screenplays » Mystery
The mayor of Houston, Amon Burlingame, receives a recorded message from someone calling themselves, “Prometheus.” He threatens to nuke the city. With the help and an attractive physics professor from the university, the mayor must decide if this threat is real and if so, what to do.
All We Like Sheep
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,780. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In light of the current state of political affairs, George Washington is probably rolling in his grave…or is he?
Midterms
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Price: Free! Words: 770. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
"Midterms" is my entry in NPR’s Round Nine of their occasional feature, “Three Minute Fiction.” In this case, each story had to “reference a U.S. President, real or fictional.” The day before the September 23 submission deadline was the 150th anniversary of one of our history’s most momentous—and politically shrewd—decisions, I felt dutybound to indulge that reality.