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The Adventures Of A Free Lunch Junkie
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,320. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Earl Bronsteen is a financially well-off senior citizen and a straight-laced Yale grad. But in 2010, he turned to a life of “crime” all because of an innocent enough piece of mail: an invitation to a free lunch seminar sponsored by a company promoting reverse mortgages to senior citizens. In his satiric memoir, the author recounts his visits to 50 free lunch seminars.
GRAND PARENTING for Compassion & Peace
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 57,910. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
All parents are challenged by child–raising and the authors help parents raise and enjoy their kids. This book also shows how Grandparents have a role to play in restoring society that chooses peace over war and stops along the way to help one’s neighbor. Here is an in-depth look at compassionate parenting and how to raise the best authentic human beings possible.
At Home Wherever the Road Leads
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,060. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012 by Leonard Flachman. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
After a long career as a journalist and communication specialist, Sanda Horeis and her husband, Willie (a longtime educator and guidance counsellor, sometimes referred to as “The German”), sold their home and much of the items inside, gathered all their belongings into a motorhome, and started out on their retirement adventure. As they crisscrossed the country, Sanda wrote wonderfully insightful a
Adventures with Knives, Surviving 1000 Hours of Culinary School
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,480. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Staring down a milestone age, Bob Foulkes was not content to experience life from the comfort of his easy chair. 60 years old, semi-retired, restless, and yes, bored, Bob was ready for his next adventure when he enrolls in a 6 month culinary program — 1,000 hours of intensive training in the art of classical French cooking. This behind the scenes account is humorous, eye-opening and inspiring.
Learning to Love the Peso; How to Move to Mexico and Why
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,150. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
There are many American, Canadians and Europeans who have thought of moving to Mexico or another Latin American country but have no idea how to accomplish such a change. This book is an account of the author's move to Baja California in Mexico. Included in the book is an index of information one will need to know in order to make the transition.
Souls On Board
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Series: Souls On Board, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,460. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012 by Susan Egner. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Marketing guru Casey Click takes early retirement in hopes of traveling the world with her husband. When the economy impacts their retirement fund, Casey returns to work as a flight attendant. A bomb onboard, a coworker's disappearance, and an attempted murder propel Casey and her friends into an adventure that goes well past the last exit to what she thought would be pleasurable excitement.
Second Spring
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,530. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Hoping not to retire at 60, Ellen buys a house in France with views of the Pyrenees. Living on a shoestring, she describes the day to day dilemmas of life as a second homer, with an aged cat. A picture is painted where spin is not yet King and traditional values linger on in a community close to the earth beneath vibrant skies. An entertaining guide for anyone who shares a similar dream.
Retirement Projects
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Price: Free! Words: 41,840. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Adrift in his new world of leisure and searching desperately for Enlightenment, a recently retired school teacher finds his life turned inside out by some new acquaintances, including his wife of 25 years, a crusty and menacing ex-cop, a coven of knitters, the Girl Upstairs, and a hyperactive canine.
Nosy Neighbors
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,670. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Blanche Binkley likes to keep things orderly. When a suspicious new neighbor slinks around the Seaside Flats condos, she wants to get to the bottom of it. Robberies in convenience stores all around and condo board troubles all upset Blanche's corner of Florida. She will do what it takes to set the world straight, but this time she may go too far.
The Ticket
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You set the price! Words: 110,150. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Flora assumed that her retirement life has been well planned, predictable and safe. A decision by her husband, a stolen lottery ticket, and the intervention of a homeless man and an East Indian lottery ticket seller would change these plans. From Toronto to North Bay, Flora and her new friends chase two ticket thieves with a complicated life of their own.