Books tagged: san francisco

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Taco Del & The Fabled Tree of Destiny
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,550. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2010 by Book View Cafe. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
In this urban fantasy, a future San Francisco is under siege. King Elvis wants to steal its secrets, mysterious outsiders want to expel its citizens, an ancient and sinister Force threatens to devour their souls. Salvation rests on the shoulders of "merlin" Taco Del and his unlikely allies—a red-haired Chinese girl, a ghostly tribe of Mission Indians and a small fir tree named Doug.
True Earth: The Short History of Our Planet Part 1
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 133,080. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
A Tour Guide with a Bad Attitude made somewhat bearable by a sense of humor - the Author leads you on a journey through our Home in The Universe. Somehow he wanders off into all kinds of diversions: UFOs and Fairies; Dragons, Monsters and Vampires; various plots and conspiracies; some history you never knew. Earth Science made Fun for anyone curious about the real story of our planet.
Ringing the Bell: My Life in the Biz
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,090. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The true story of how I was recruited by a notorious door-to-door sales organization, and traveled across the country in pursuit of success. My goal of making millions took some unexpected setbacks as I mastered the art of cold-calling, mouse-killing, and "ringing the bell." A rare look into the culture of Cydcor/DS-Max, this memoir is both harrowing and humorous.
The Dead Don't Scream
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,000. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Honor killings are accepted practices in certain parts of the world, but not in San Francisco. When a man’s pregnant wife has become the victim of an honor killing he wants revenge. Before he gets it, a local drug war between the Mexican mafia and a bunch of dealers, a couple cases of arson and getting rid of a few bodies have to be dealt with.
Secrets of the Golden Gate Bridge
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,990. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Newly Updated for the 75th Anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge! From the gigantic shell mounds built by the earliest inhabitants of the San Francisco Bay area to the building of the ‘bridge that couldn’t be built’ and the SEVENTY-FIVE years following its completion, Secrets of the Golden Gate Bridge is a humorous history lesson of one of the greatest wonders of the modern world.
Oceans Rising Trilogy Part II: Mariah and Darcy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,540. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
A San Francisco mother, her two toddlers, and their grandmother survive local chaos: a global warming catastrophe — services failing, prisoners escaping, riots, national and global panic. Sea level rises. 30,000,000 people will die. The children’s father, stranded in Russia, ferrets his way to Cincinnati. The women, and others, converge at an isolated, abandoned mountain homestead (Part III).
Oceans Rising Trilogy Part III: Maxwell Acres
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,880. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Survivors of a global warming disaster start new lives at an isolated, abandoned mountain homestead. They have seen Antarctic eruptions, oceans rising, the East Coast destroyed, a prison break and global panic. Stragglers arrive with fresh horror stories. Mysteries of the strange homestead are solved. Reinhold Malone attempts an epic crossing of a militarized U.S. to find his family. And more...
Oceans Rising Trilogy: Complete (3 in 1)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 187,320. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
A character-driven action story of a global warming disaster and Katrina-style civil horror. Survivors from the San Francisco Bay Area endure local chaos, riots, a prison break, oceans rising, loss of the East Coast, national and international panic — they pioneer a new life at a mysterious, isolated mountain homestead. One husband attempts an epic transit of the militarized world. And more...
Dark Horizon: PORT 101 - Book One
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Series: The P.O.R.T. 101 Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 25,780. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
While attempting to complete the work of a beloved colleague, Herbert George Li inadvertently transports a young college student through time, tearing multiple holes in the fabric of time and space. With the help of new and old friends, Herb and Alex must undo the mistakes of the past in order to restore time and space before all of human history is erased. 4th Edition: Feb.19, 2013
High Times at the Hotel Bristol
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,110. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Fact, fiction, gossip, history, anecdote, scandal... These 20 entertaining short stories are based on some of the scores of hotels around the world named Bristol. Here you'll find Lady Thatcher, Leon Trotsky, The Prince of Wales and the outrageous Lord Bristol. A great bedside book to read at home - or in a hotel. ***As featured in the Wall Street Journal and on BBC Radio 4's Excess Baggage