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The Acorn Stories: West Texas Tales from a Lubbock Author
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Series: Acorn, Texas, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,090. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2008. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
From romantic comedy to razor-sharp satire to moments of quiet reflection, Duane Simolke’s award-winning tales transform a fictional West Texas town into a tapestry of human experiences. “A lush tangle of small-town life branches out in this engrossing collection of short stories.” –Kirkus Reviews. “If you liked WINESBURG, OHIO…rejoice.” –Watchword.
Going Postal
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Series: Texas Trailer Park Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,100. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2009 by Rob Preece. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Postal carrier Kimberly Walsh thinks her day is going bad when she gets handed a dog--one that loves to bite her. She's wrong--her day gets really bad when she discovers the dog's owner...murdered. When she finds another body the next day, the police decide they've discovered another postal worker gone bad. Kimberly has got to find a way to clear her name.
Cry for the Moon: The Last Werewolf Hunter, Book 1
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Series: The Last Werewolf Hunter, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 58,940. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2009. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
What would you do, if the people you loved wanted you to become a monster? What if they wouldn't take no for an answer? When twelve-year-old Zach Trewick is faced with questions like these, there seems to be only one choice he can make. . . Run. "Cry for the Moon" is the first book in the critically-acclaimed Last Werewolf Hunter series, followed by "Behind Blue Eyes" & "More Golden Than Day".
Dead On
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Series: Deacon Bishop Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 76,740. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2009 by Rob Preece. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When a scruffy ex-boxer picks up P.I. Deacon Bishop at the south Texas airport, Bishop worries that he's made a long trip for nothing. Because Leon Huggins doesn't look like he could pay a bar tab, let alone a detective's retainer. But Leon isn't the client--not at first, anyway. Leon's brother is supposed to be the client but then Eli Huggins ends up dead. Bishop can't walk away.
Distant Cousin
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Series: Distant Cousin, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 145,290. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2009. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
(Volume 1) Who would believe a girl warning of disaster who said she was human but from another planet? OK, she speaks an unknown Indo-European language, but even so.... It's been called an adventure, a romance, a "West Texas Chicano action story," and even science fiction. Try the sample to see why so many have become avid fans of our Distant Cousin.
Distant Cousin: Repatriation
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Series: Distant Cousin, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,400. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2009. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
In volume 2 of the Distant Cousin series, Ana Darcy learns more about Earth, her new home: money is king, and no good deed goes unpunished. Forced to choose between death and returning to her native planet, what will become of her husband and her adorable twins? Try the free sample to taste the engaging flavor of this light-hearted thriller.
Distant Cousin: Reincarnation
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Series: Distant Cousin, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,200. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In volume 3 of the Distant Cousin series, Ana Darcy, an ordinary New Mexican housewife, has secrets even her family doesn't know. One is that her countrymen have accidentally given terrorists a deadly weapon they are about to use. As she risks her life to prevent a massacre, the FBI, the CIA, the Mafia, & even the Russian Mafia learn one more of her secrets: she is no ordinary housewife!
January Juggling The Jentons - A Xara Smith Mystery
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Series: The Xara Smith Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,830. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Xara Smith, a female private investigator operating in North Texas, takes a job guarding a socialite. As the mystery unfolds our detective finds herself involved in murder, drugs, and white slavery. This is the first book in the Xara Smith series.
February At Feldman's On Fifth - A Xara Smith Mystery
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Series: The Xara Smith Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,640. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Xara Smith, a female private investigator operating in north Texas helps a migrant worker find her family in this tale that exposes human smuggling across the border. This is the second book in the Xara Smith series.
March Of The Mustangs - A Xara Smith Mystery
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Series: The Xara Smith Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,670. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Xara Smith, a female detective operating in North Texas, investigates sports gambling while helping coach a basketball team. This is the third book in the Xara Smith series.