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The Painted Ladies
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2009 by Darling Newspaper Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The nude painting of a senior officer's wife scandalises Britain's Swan River Colony in the 1830s. Young Maggie from the bakery fears for the mild male artist, her friend, who is challenged to a duel. This is a humorous excerpt from the novel "Great Land of Dreams".
Great Horse Racing Mysteries
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,490. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2010 by Eclipse Press. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Did jockey Ron Hansen leap off the San Mateo Bridge, or did someone force him? Did arsonists set fire to Hawthorne Race Course after a betting scam went awry? Was the great stallion Shergar killed by the IRA, or is he living in anonymity somewhere in Ireland? Great Horse Racing Mysteries examines these baffling cases and many others.
Beautiful Bad Girl, The Vicki Morgan Story
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,150. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sex and politics
Vicki Morgan, mistress to department store heir and Ronald Reagan confidant, Alfred Bloomingdale, lived beyond her years and died before her time, the victim of a brutal murder. Seething with power, intrigue, sex and obsession, it's a ringside seat into the darker habits of the world's rich and powerful.
Answer Your Love Letters: Footnotes to a Zen Practice
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,150. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
"Answer Your Love Letters" is a series of short reflections and observations by an author who has spent 40 years practicing Zen Buddhism. The book offers no cookie-cutter answers to the serious and intimate questions any reader might have. "Answer Your Love Letters" is, in its way, simply a love letter that the reader may choose to answer.
Malicious Intent: A Hollywood Fable
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,330. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Charmain Burns, Hollywood's sexiest, most-talked-about TV actress, will stop at nothing to rise to the top of Hollywood's A-movie list. When tabloid The National Revealer threatens to expose her scandalous past, she seeks to intimidate--and accidentally murders--a reporter. Now star reporter Cameron Tull is on the trail, as is a psychotic, otherworldly stalker. A shocking inside-Hollywood escape.
And Then She Was Gone
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Series: The Clarke Lantham Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 59,510. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010 by AWP Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A fretful mother needs Clarke Lantham's help, but finding her missing daughter might just send reality into a drunken tailspin. From the posh shadow of Mount Diablo to the kink clubs of San Francisco, a lone detective chases down pieces of the weirdest puzzle he's ever seen, all for the sake of a 19-year-old girl whose face he can't stop seeing every time he closes his eyes.
Letters To A Lost Nation: A Watergate Chronicle
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,190. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Letters To A Lost Nation: A Watergate Chronicle is written in the form of letters addressed to America, as if America was a person who could be communicated with. The Author had seen this technique of writing passionate letters to your Country about important political and other issues used with great skill by Algerian-French Writer, Albert Camus'and feels as though he is forever in Camus' debt.
For Having Offended Thee
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 69,250. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Echoing the international "dolce vita" scandals of mid-20th century, the novel follows New York socialite Kirsten de Furia's flight from celebrated American husband and brilliant son to the arms of famous Italian artist in Tuscany. The center of numerous, colorful, creative family members and friends, Kirsten's betrayals and ultimate search for reconciliation leaves no one unscathed.
Secrets Of Slaters Falls (Contemporary Romance)
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Series: Slaters Falls, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,960. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Four families become intertwined by sex, sin and scandal in a small New England town teeming with secrets. Among the ensemble cast of spiteful busybodies, sleazy hunks, conniving bitches, dirty cops, and scheming murderers, several achieve meaningful change tackling social issues and taboo topics. "Tragicomic deliciousness!" - Publishers Weekly (Breakthrough Novel Award Semifinalist)
Intentions of the Earl (Regency Historical Romance)
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Series: Scandalous Sisters Series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 99,260. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011 by Parchment & Plume, LLC. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Will he secure his future by ruining hers, or will she ruin his plans by securing him? A new twist on the old fortune hunter plot puts an impoverished earl in a position to gain his fortune only by ruining an innocent's reputation without offering marriage. The innocent he's selected, however, has no plans to settle for anything less than marriage and will go to almost any length to secure him.