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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
Aces and Knaves
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Price: Free! Words: 90,170. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Karl Patterson, sometime baseball card dealer and gambler, is recruited by his father, CEO of a dot-com, to check out the gambling habits of Ned, a key employee. Ned is found dead and Karl finds himself trying to solve the murder and save his father's company from takeover with the help of Arrow, his dad's exec assistant who has a mind and body of her own--both magnificent.
Sub Rosa
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Genius put to evil intent. A tale of larceny and revenge born of war and reprisal that sweeps over four countries on three continents. A form of terrorism threatens national security. All unraveled on San Francisco Bay due to a chance encounter at an amateur soccer game.
Heads
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,300. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A zany, humourous story, Heads relates the adventures of Jazz Doherty, an Irish artist who makes a sacrilegious blunder while painting murals at the Church of the Sacred Heart in Berkeley, California. The parish priest, Fr. Ned Tobin, declares jihad on him and Doherty goes on the run. His work gathers a cult following while he house-sits for a jailed dope dealer. Then he finds a stash of cash...
The Novagem
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Price: Free! Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An odd young man is smitten by an antique store clerk. During one of his awkward attempts at wooing her, the young man comes across a book on the 1915 San Francisco Pan-Pacific Exposition that will overturn his notion of reality and inspire him to join forces with a secret organization hell-bent on proving that the sun is not a star.
Blackjack: A Wall Street Tale
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 124,760. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
For Aaron Simmons and Connor Hennessey, working with Silicon Valley superstars Ric Mantilla and Carl Retten at tech high-flyer dComm Systems is the American dream. But when Simmons and Hennessey stumble onto a hedge fund called Blackjack, dreams become nightmares. From San Francisco to Belize, a battle of wits ensues, with survival doubled down and Blackjack holding the cards.
Write Now! On the Road to Getting Published or How I Learned to Sell My Book
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,550. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Write Now! is a Big/little book about writing, writer's block, rejection, publishing and selling your book. It is also the story of the making of a writer.
San Francisco Values
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Price: Free! Words: 61,810. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Think the real estate market's rough now? It's nothing compared to San Francisco's heady bubble days. Just ask Ella Barker, the city's top broker. She's used to the hourly price increases. What does surprise her are the splashy murders surrounding the sale of the San Francisco's priciest mansion ever. Ella wants to close the sale. The murderer prefers to kill the deal, no matter what the price.
Marilyn: "It's All Make Believe, Isn't It?"
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,360. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Ingenious, poignant, spicy, Marilyn returns. The body of Martin Montage is the conduit. She slides into his body. She spices up his mind. The day is one heralding event after another, unbalancing Martin, hours filled with activities and celebrity for the benefit of Marilyn's return.
The Best Man
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,010. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Paul Reidinger's first novel, originally published in 1986, describes the lives of three San Franciscans in their 20s -- he, she and and he -- who find themselves caught up in a design for living that breathes the spirit of the 1980s.