Books tagged: san francisco bay area

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Dr. Jew
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,700. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The story of Dr. Jew, an unscrupulous lecher who will go to any length to achieve fame and power in a diseased world of glitter. A dark comedy of a reality not unlike our own, with hints of William Faulkner, William S. Burroughs, Vladimir Nabokov, and the most lurid pulp fiction.
Ueda Sensei Solves Crimes of Depravity and Perversity
Series: The Ueda Sensei Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,100. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Book 1 in the Ueda Sensei Chronicles. Aided by his janitor Otto, Ueda Sensei penetrates the strangest crimes in San Francisco in 32 tales of sex and brutality, obliterating the mystery genre with wit and unnecessary violence, acting as equal parts homage and parody of Sherlock Holmes, Encyclopedia Brown, and other great sleuths. A book to thrill you and restructure your brain completely.
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 64,720. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A Northern California sheriff's detective has his early morning surf session cut short by the discovery of a body in the boulders of a local breakwater. Detective Patrick Nolan begins investigating what appears to be the tragic accidental drowning of a young local surfer. When the accident becomes a murder; Nolan finds himself tracking a ruthless killer who has left very few clues in his wake.
Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 123,740. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
In, an unsuspecting Sara McClelland cannot know her hi-tech life is about to collide with an ancient tragedy. Burnt out from her job, haunted by the disappearance of her son, she finds unexpected mystery when she crawls into a sweat lodge. In the hot stones of the Indian lodge, Sara is overcome by a vision of a Native American family who leads her to her own.
KGO Radio Jumps The Shark: More News, Less Talk (Essay)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: American English. Published: February 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Radio, Nonfiction » History » North America
After Cumulus Media switched KGO Radio (810AM) from an all talk format to an all news format in December 2011, laying off the best radio talent in the San Francisco Bay Area and throwing away 40 years of broadcasting history in a desperate bid to improve ratings, the lost of familiar voices over the airwaves was heartbreaking. (A 3,660-word essay.)
Shadow Watcher
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,170. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Another murder mystery for the ever surfing detective of the Marin County Sheriff’s Department. “This installment continues the themes of the series, embracing the culture and geography of the San Francisco Bay Area while delving into its seedier elements and graphically describing the actions of “evil doers.” (Kirkus Reviews)
The Guardian
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 100,460. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
The Ohlone people walk the trail of sorrows toward oblivion. Domingo, a Spanish boy gifted with the miraculous ability to heal, holds the key to their survival in his powerful hands. Transformed by ancient magic, the man-beast, Red Claw must now act to keep this special boy alive. Because in order to survive, the weak must become strong – When strength is not enough, Fate chooses a guardian
The Kingpin Trio/How Three Bay Area Champions Became the Class of Boxing
Price: Free! Words: 135,780. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
“The Kingpin Trio” traces the simultaneous five-year rise to superstardom of San Francisco Bay Area boxers Andre Ward, Nonito Donaire and Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero, as chronicled by veteran Bay Area reporter Colin Seymour on Serious illnesses, injuries and injustices have not stopped the trio from achieving eminence unequaled in the Bay Area for nearly 100 years.
Ohlone Teacher's Resource
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
This book contains: * Full color images of Ohlone sites, homes, tools, and historical paintings * Classroom activities * A complete list of places to visit to learn about the Ohlone * An extensive bibliography of Ohlone books, films, websites and CD-ROMs
Historical Gems of the San Francisco Bay Area
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,870. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Museums of the World, Nonfiction » History » Reference
Whether you are a visitor to the San Francisco Bay Area or a long-term resident of the area, it’s not uncommon to focus on the major, well-known attractions and overlook lesser-known sites that offer more local flavor and background. This book lists over 220 historical sites and museums from all eras of California's rich history.