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Stories for Airports
By judy b.
You set the price! Words: 29,810. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2009. Category: Fiction
Going somewhere? Stuck where you are? This book is for you. Stories for Airports is not about airports. It is an album of brief encounters with people who intrigue and appall you, people in the midst of discovering that entire worlds exist within the most inconsequential moments.
Danger In The Jeweled City (Book 2 in series - Matt & Heather Thriller)
By Mary Tomasi Dubois
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,470. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2009. Category: Fiction
The adventure with the mariner's clock continues... Matt & Heather once again step through the portal. This time their passage lands them at the 1916 Pan Pacific international Exposition where they stummble into an international conspiracy. Something even more dire is threating their very existence. They must save themselves and prevent an international disaster - all within four hours!
Che Forever
By Dan Brook
You set the price! Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2009. Category: Fiction
In this bilingual English/Español edition, Che Forever is a sympathetic and poetic biographical sketch detailing the past, promise, potential, and power of the dynamic ideas and ideology of Che Guevara, the iconic Latin American revolutionary. Read it and surprise yourself!
Texas Lonesome
By Alice Duncan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,600. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2009. Category: Fiction
Emily von Plotz barely eked out a living giving advice to readers of the San Francisco Call as “Aunt Emily.” Then she chanced to meet the man who had signed himself “Texas Lonesome.” Suddenly, she knew who would be perfect for him: Emily. But “Aunt Emily” had yet to learn that while Will Tate might be a Texan, he had never in his life been lonesome, lovelorn, or lacking an any way.
Melvin Belli: King of the Courtroom
By Mark Shaw
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 129,840. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
The only authorized biography of the legendary San Francisco attorney Melvin Belli, known as the "King of Torts." Credited with pioneering many of the courtroom tactics utilized today, Belli's clients included The Rolling Stones, Jack Ruby, Errol Flynn, Mohammed Ali, Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker, and Mae West.
Murder From the Grave
By Marcus McGee
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 138,240. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2009 by Pegasus Books. Category: Fiction
Set in San Francisco, it is the story of Deuteronomy Saint Claire, a brilliant Berkeley professor-turned-police detective, pitted against a prolific serial killer whose perverse ambition is to carry out seven murders after he is already dead.
Legal Thriller
By Marcus McGee
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 155,680. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2009 by Pegasus Books. Category: Fiction
Legal perspective of a murder in San Francisco. Deputy District Attorney Destiny Mitchell vies to convict wealthy socialite, Jordan Alexander, in the brutal murder of his wife.
Double Image
By Lea Tassie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,940. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009. Category: Fiction
An expert photographer, Zanni is a creator and manipulator of images. In her career, she seeks life’s truths. But in her personal life, she blindly makes assumptions about who she is and what she wants. Her desperate quest to fit into society leaves an agonized wake of broken marriages, frustrated love affairs, guilt and confusion. Will she find the truth and realize her unfulfilled dreams?
Playing the Baseball Card
By Wilson James
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,370. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2010. Category: Fiction
A story about personal courage and determination. Devin’s mother died six years ago, and he helps look after his younger brother while their father works as a baseball pitcher trying to make it into the major leagues. Just when it seems that things are looking better, tragedy strikes again. Now, it’s all up to the young teen as he tries to make it work for what’s left of his small family.
The Paris of the West
By Dat H. Dang
Price: Free! Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2010. Category: Fiction
This short story chronicles Charlie Wolfe's three day visit to San Francisco. A struggling fictionist, Wolfe's purpose for the trip is to regain a new perspective for writing after a fallible college semester that has left Wolfe creatively impotent. Wolfe's adventures, along with the companionship of a muse, refines his overall perspective of the city some call 'the Paris of the West.'