Fifth Column Press

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FIFTH COLUMN PRESS: Independent publisher of quality eBooks and paperbacks since 2006

DOWNLOADS ON THIS SITE: 12,237 as of May 10, 2011--thank you all and enjoy!

DEFINITION: [Noun] - Historically, a 'fifth column' is a group of people or an entity whose activities serve to clandestinely undermine a larger group such as a nation state or, in this case, the traditional heavy-hitters of the publishing industry. A fifth column also euphemistically refers to the fifth but nonexistent column in a newspaper.

ABOUT US: In this new, fast-changing world of publishing, a single year is like a decade for all the remarkable changes and upheaval it can bring. Over these *virtual* decades we've forged a name for ourselves as producers and promoters of unique and award-winning literature, highlighting a variety of Indie names in a variety of genres. From Romance to Finance you'll find all kinds of subjects and categories on our virtual bookshelves, some titles even available to download for FREE:

We're FIFTH COLUMN PRESS and we're excited to be publishing with Smashwords.com. Whether you're an individual reader or a bookseller, we THANK YOU for choosing our titles from this distribution point. From time to time, we'll be adding additional Indie authors to our Smashwords stable. You'll also find a constant flow of freebies and specials streaming in and out of our store on a fairly regular basis, so we hope that you'll keep an eye on us and come back again to check out what's new and what's FREE in our storefront.

Again, thank you for visiting us on Smashwords.com and for choosing our e-books today! If you have any questions or comments please feel free to send them on to us at FifthColumnPress@gmail.com

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May 26th 2011 - PUBLISHER'S NOTE: Sometimes Smashwords gets it into its noggin to *regrind* titles without notice and, as a result, some eBooks on its site which were otherwise perfectly multi-formatted become wonky--if you discover that this has happened to any of our titles please contact us right away at FifthColumnPress@gmail.com or else use the 'Contact Us' form on our website FifthColumnBooks.com and we'll see to it that the problem is corrected.

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Persuasion
By Francine Saint Marie
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,110. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012 by Fifth Column Press. Category: Fiction
Coming of age - coming to terms: History and modern culture cosmically clash in this lighthearted tale of deception and breaking-away where the fates of two remarkable young women fall into the hands of one remarkably meddlesome ghost.
GIRL TROUBLE: Five Shorts
By Francine Saint Marie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,430. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2009 by Fifth Column Press. Category: Fiction
KINDLE BESTSELLER: Joan Majors is in her own words a faithless bragging womanizer, but when she meets sexy first-timer and new divorcee Annette Martinaeau she falls head over high heels in love and vows to mend those wicked ways. That's good news to Annette because if there's anything in the world she really can't stand it's a faithless bragging womanizer. Especially one itching to get her in bed.
Out Standing in the Field (The Indie Author's Two-Step Guide to Publishing eBooks)
By Kindle Joe for FREE PRESS
Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2009 by Fifth Column Press. Category: Nonfiction
There's no time like right now to publish your e-book on Amazon or elsewhere and start selling it globally. Heard it's a hassle to digitally publish your manuscripts? It can be--but our two-step publishing shortcut is so easy, we published it in the Kindle Store using only Windows-95 and a dial-up internet connection! (That's right, Windows-95 and dial-up...so what are you waiting for?)
UNDERWORKED & OVERPAID! The Indie Author's Freedom from Nine-to-Five Guide
By Kindle Joe for FREE PRESS
Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2009 by Fifth Column Press. Category: Nonfiction
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MAXIMIZE YOUR E-BOOK SALES--WITHOUT SPENDING A DIME! From the creators of the popular Kindle publishing Shortcut "OUT STANDING IN THE FIELD: The Indie Author's Two-Step Guide to Publishing in Amazon's Kindle Store" (Click the link on this book's detail page to find it.)
LEWD: The Bawdy Best of Robert Burns
By Robert Burns (Translated by Brooke Donny)
Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2009 by Fifth Column Press. Category: Fiction
Scotland's celebrated national poet, Robert Burns, was born on January 25, 1759 and died in 1796 at the tender age of 37. In between those dates he did a ton of loving. He also wrote a lot of poetry and songs about it, some of which were never intended for public consumption. From his secret collection here are 37 of his bawdiest, including old favorites like "The Fornicator" and "No hair On It".
WRITE NOW! (How To Write That Novel--Today)
By Francine Saint Marie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2009 by Fifth Column Press. Category: Nonfiction
An Amazon-Kindle Bestseller: "ALL ARTISTIC ENDEAVORS ARE ACHIEVEMENTS UNTO THEMSELVES" Whether you're a published author experiencing writer's block, a first-time novelist grappling with a debut, or a lover of literature who wants to gain insight into what it takes to write a good book, this inspiring tutorial will help keep the juices flowing, and demystify the creative process at the same time.
Fortune Is a Woman
By Francine Saint Marie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,800. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2009 by Fifth Column Press. Category: Fiction
Dr. Helaine Kristenson is not just talented and beautiful. She's the leading authority in the field of psychosexual relations and the bestselling author of the how-to bible "Keeping Mr. Right". Professionally, she deals with secrets of the heart everyday. Privately, she even has a few of her own to keep her busy...(Book #2 of THE SECRET TRILOGY. Add #1-THE SECRET KEEPING and #3-THE STOLEN KISS)
The Secret Keeping, A Novel
By Francine Saint Marie
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 115,090. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2009 by Fifth Column Press. Category: Fiction
A LAMBDA Notable Book, Goldie Award finalist, and IPPY Bronze Medalist....What do you get if you mix three beautiful women and their secrets with too many lawyers, corporate executives, and overzealous reporters? One highly public love triangle. And the more private a woman is the more exposed she becomes. THE SECRET KEEPING: Your mother was wrong, money can buy you love--if it's invested wisely!
The Secret Trilogy: Three novels. Two women. One epic love story.
By Francine Saint Marie
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 283,800. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2009 by Fifth Column Press. Category: Fiction
(2011 Edition) Helaine Kristenson is the leading authority in the field of psychosexual relations and the bestselling author of the how-to bible, Keeping Mr. Right. Professionally she deals with secrets of the heart everyday. Privately she even has a few of her own to keep her busy! Love, lawyers, reporters and blackmail-what's YOUR secret worth? (Includes LAMBDA Notable Book "The Secret Keeping")


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