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The Capital Underground
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 138,370. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The Capital Underground is a glimpse of the chilling life of Ari Hirsch, who at sixty-nine remains incognito somewhere in America's Witness Protection Program. His story involves a monumental case of national security, shedding light on the deception and casualties of America's forty-year War on Drugs. The stories in this book are based on true events.
Five Fantastic Tales
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,910. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The five magical stories in this short collection include stories of fairies and shapeshifters and magic shops. In this collection, you’ll find the heartwarming “Flower Fairies,” the whimsical “The Poop Thief,” the outrageous “Say Hello To My Little Friend,” the political vampire tale, “Victims,” and a tale of high school gone wrong, “Domestic Magic.”
Why I Hate Straws
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,520. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Online humorist Barry Parham unleashes this set of satire, humor, and indignations. His perorations poke at family, dating, politics, culture, good and bad decisions, and ferrets. Says one reader: "His delivery is so slick, his punchlines so accessible...Parham proves that he really only needs one sentence to bring you to tears." Includes the award-winning story "Driving Miss Conception."
A Letter to the Establishment: The Cautionary Tale of Hunter S. Thompson
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2010 by White Sun Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Drug-crazed, iconic, outrageous--Hunter S. Thompson’s own reputation as the rock star writer of the 1970s obscured the meaning behind much of his work, even for many of his fans. An essay on Hunter S. Thompson as a journalist, and the implications and intention behind his style of “gonzo journalism” on current day media…as well as what set him apart.
The Complete Chronicle of the Emperors of Rome; Vol. 1
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,200. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Few books before have explored the exploits and notorious antics of Rome's imperial dynasties in such readable detail—a record of the often brutal but fascinating lives of the ancient world's most powerful rulers. This eBook edition of the praised 2005 hardback has web-links to illustrations, genealogy and maps. Vol.1: from Augustus to Carinus (63 BC–AD 285. "A joyride of a read."
The Complete Chronicle of the Emperors of Rome; Vol. 2
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,940. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Few books before have explored the exploits and notorious antics of Rome's imperial dynasties in such readable detail. Exhaustive research brings to life the fascinating lives of the ancient world's most powerful rulers. This eBook edition of the praised 2005 hardback has web-links to numerous illustrations and maps. Vol.2: from Diocletian to Justinian (AD 285–565). "This book is a must."
Heritage & Empire
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 100,020. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
When Watch Captain Eldeen Crowther receives an invitation to the funeral of his enigmatic relative Jacob, he sets off on a journey of danger, politics and self-discovery that will decide the fate of two nations.
Broken Odyssey
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Series: Odyssy Devil, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,160. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Carl McCormic longs to see Cuba, the land of his mother’s birth. Opportunity arrives in a beautiful young woman who only recently fled the island. Anger smoldering within her, she wants him to smuggle her back in – to destroy the powerful father she left behind!
The Politics of Consumption
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,910. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Business
Imagine a world where the outcome of political debate is arranged beforehand. Imagine a world where we are too busy working to care. Imagine a world where we get to feel good about ourselves. A farcical depiction of the struggles between the world's power brokers: the Holy Man and the Politician, and later on the Capitalist and Communist as well. They must eventually come to an end...
If You Can Keep It
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 82,190. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Civilizations die from suicide, not by murder - Arnold Toynbee, (1889 - 1975) We are about to awake from the American Dream. This book is about the loss of a good thing, our country. It addresses the poor care we give to maintaining it, how we fail to appreciate the economic, social and even military “monsters” that collectively embody a crushing burden we are less and less able to bear.