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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.
By Her Rules
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 100,780. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
William Goldblum’s business is selling seeming truths to make us feel better. Lies made him rich. Melissa Ledouix’s business is making William fall in love with her. Together they tango through the mists of truth and attraction on their way to a relationship until someone poisons Will. Did Melissa do it, his brother, or Sicilian mobsters? Will must solve that puzzle or die.
The Dark Side of Disney
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,250. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011 by Bamboo Forest Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
THE DARK SIDE OF DISNEY reveals all of the tips, tricks, scams, and stories that THEY don’t want you to know about! Unabashedly unafraid of offending the family-oriented audiences catered to by other Disney travel guides, author Leonard Kinsey gives intrepid travelers access to the seamy, raunchy, and often hilarious underbelly of Walt Disney World.
Bad Agent, No Catnip! Bad Career Advice and Questionable Misinformation from the World's Worst Literary Agent, Sydney T. Cat
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,470. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011 by Tsunami Ridge Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Bad Career Advice and Questionable Misinformation from the World's Worst Literary Agent, Sydney T. Cat! Collected for the first time in this hilarious little book, Sydney T. Cat shares (though bad example) dozens of gaffes, schemes, missteps, cons, and foul-ups real-life "agents" have used to part writers from their money, screw up their careers, and crush their dreams! A must-read for writers!
Gambler's Creative Scams
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 69,420. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Several fictitious poker tournament scams challenge the authorities and are intertwined with a fictitious corporate scam where various people are skimming money from slot machine owners. Not surprisingly, the mob figures into much of the action in this fast moving account that lasts a little over two weeks. The devious nature of these scams produces surprising results.
The Little Book of Scams: Swindling for Fun and Profit!
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Price: $3.97 USD. Words: 10,880. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
The Little Book of Scams delves into the psychological principles of deception and influence that enable to people to be swindled. This knowledge can go a long way in helping you to avoid becoming a victim of the ruthless "Mind Pirates" in our midst. Special emphasis is given to the scams that target business owners and budding entrepreneurs.
My Only Crime Was Being Born, Vol. 3
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Series: My Only Crime Was Being Born, an autobiography, Volume 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 105,490. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Volume 3 of my autobiography continues the misadventures of Jeffee in a world he doesn't belong. Unlike Frodo in Lord of the Rings, Jeffee still hasn't found the Fire of Mordor to destroy the ring...yet. Learn about my Artic adventures in Michigan, about a lot of other crazy, funny, sad stuff, some of my insights into the Bible - it's all there, I lived it all & want to share it with you.
Diggstown
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 129,890. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Hustlers, lead by an inept Conman and a Pro Fighter, come to a small southern town with a challenge. In two days the Boxer will take on any ten locals for a large sum of cash. A corrupt Businessman incites the Townspeople to take the bet. It comes down to which side will win, who will lose, and most importantly who will live? This rollicking, fast paced drama has action, romance, sex, and humor.
8 Games
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
After doing 2 years in a dingy southern jail for a swamp scam, Cal Landon comes up with an idea to repay the Georgia town. Chesterfield is a wealthy, prep school in Orange County, California, that shuns sports. Their football team had only 3 wins in 10 years. Cal proposes to take their team through an undefeated, untied, and un-scored on season; for a huge price, of course. It’s a rollicking read.
Internet and Technology Dangers
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You set the price! Words: 20,740. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Internet / security
Are you one of those parents for whom the Internet, video games and mobile phones are foreign territory? If so, this is the wake up call you need. Children and teenagers know their way around these worlds only too well, though. As a parent, you would be shocked to know what really goes on. You do need to act. After all, the emotional and physical well-being of your family is at stake here.