Books tagged: west coast

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A Family Legacy: The Watson Works
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Price: Free! Words: 52,840. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2009. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Another tragedy has struck the Watson family and now the only thing left is the family business. Connor, the younger of the teen brothers, must try to make the tough decisions that will keep things going. Can Connor deal with his profound loss and prevent a similar tragedy when he has the chance? Can he find happiness and make a new family? Join Connor in this story of adventure and courage.
Before The Road Came
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,640. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Sixty years ago, Britannia was the home of the largest copper mine in the British Empire. Several thousand people lived in its two main communities: The Townsite and The Beach. It was a scant 50 miles from Vancouver, but was accessible only boat. Before The Road Came is a story about life in that isolated mining camp, during WW2.
In the Fifth Season
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Price: Free! Words: 64,070. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Against a background of modern corporate culture and a tragic death, this bitter-sweet comedy weaves stories of love and relationships, ambition and folly.
Valley of the Misty Mountain: Book One of the KODI Trilogy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,120. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2010 by Agio Publishing House. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
When 8-year-old Kodi leaves his coastal village for a hike up Misty Mountain with his grandfather, he imagines they might be back before nightfall. But this is no ordinary journey, and certainly Gardon, his grandfather, is no ordinary person! Valley of the Misty Mountain is the first book of the exciting KODI trilogy. Author Christine Buzzi lives on Vancouver Island, Canada.
Pacific Coast Highway Hotels
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,450. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This guide to 145 hotels of character or distinction along the Pacific Coast Highway covers accommodation from San Diego to Seattle. Hotels are described with contact details and rated in the Budget, Moderate, and Expensive categories. The book is written by award-winning travel writers Mike Gerrard and Donna Dailey, who also publish the Pacific Coast Highway Travel website.
Peeko Pacifiko
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,810. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This work is best described as the quintessential Twentieth Century fin de siècle novel of Los Angeles and perhaps the only one. Its narrator and gallery of characters are too willing pawns in the battle of high and low, individuality and expectations, art and commerce, survival and resignation and the liberation of hedonism versus its perils to the soul.
So L.A.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,490. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012 and represented by van Haitsma Literary. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A fresh-faced San Joaquin Valley girl masterminds a wildly successful bottled water empire only to find herself sidelined as a pampered Beverly Hills wife. To escape an unraveling marriage and her twin brother's tragic death, Magdalena embraces the L.A. lifestyle with a comic vengeance. ”This is a book Joan Didion will wish she’d written!” — Chris Abani, author of Graceland
You Are Here: The Mall
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enclosed is a short story, titled "You Are Here: The Mall" (approx. 2000 words). A New Jersey man revisits the mall where he met his first love, and wanders and wonders about how the tumult of their collegiate years, spent on the west coast, 3000 miles away, propelled the relationship toward its inevitable end.
The Tall Girl's Friend
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,630. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Marriage & Divorce
Suzee and Olive, fifth grade social outcasts extraordinaire, team up with a homeless former-starlet and together head out on a train ride up the west coast. It all turns out to be Olive's most outrageous Plan ever, and the outcome is far from what any of them might have imagined.
Empty Shells and Broken Stones
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012 by Eye of the Eagle. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When Faith Morgan’s baby is murdered, Faith loses touch with reality. Grief and depression spin her into an ever-widening black hole from which the only escape is her own destruction. Rescued by a friend who sends Faith to a sanctuary on the west coast, she finally finds a path back to the world of the living, a path that is violently torn asunder by a sudden winter storm and a baby’s fearful cry.