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The Golden Age of Flying Saucers: Classic UFO Sightings, Saucer Crashes and Extraterrestrial Contact Encounters
By Frank G. Wilkinson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,340. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2010 by New Paradigm Press. Category: Nonfiction
This informative, fast-paced, Gosh-wow joy-ride through the Golden Age of American flying saucer history profiles contactees Richard Shaver, George Adamski and Truman Bethurum, as well as famous events like the 1947 UFO crash at Roswell, New Mexico. Includes more than 20 photographs, an extensive glossary, a recommended reading list, and seven "Flying Saucers Year by Year" reference fact pages!
Dogs to Men
By Dr James T. Baker
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,210. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010 by Grave Distractions Publications. Category: Fiction
James Baker recounts the escapades of a rural Texas six-man football team during the late 1950's in Dogs to Men. He follows the "Demopolis Dogs" through pratfalls on the field and growing pains off the gridiron. Baker brings you into the experience of growing up and makes the reader feel the anguish and ecstasy of what is a muddy, painful team experience.
Spirit Falls
By Robert E. Townsend
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,070. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2010. Category: Fiction
Spirit Falls, a coming-of-age novel set in the empty hardscrabble borderland between Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and Wisconsin. It is an story of childhood friendship growing into profound love. The refugee Marina Svetaeva unexpectedly joins Ricky Belisle and Marie Jeanne Charbonneau at curtain call on the night of their school’s Christmas program.
Hollywood Gold: Famous Films of the Forties & Fifties
By John Howard Reid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,870. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This book's real meat lies in its extensive cast and camera credits plus background information and reviews on all 160 titles from Adventures of Mark Twain through to You Were Never Lovelier. Most enjoyable of many extras are the inside comments on Ghost of Frankenstein, Humoresque, The Killers, Letter from an Unknown Woman, Nightmare Alley, Niagara, The Thin Man, We're Not Married, Malaya, etc.
Ecdysis
By James D. Macdonald
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Category: Fiction
A serial killer is murdering strippers. But there's more to this case than just some loony with a taste for blood... it will take the talents of Orville Nesbit, psychic investigator, to find and stop the killer. +++ A short story from the best-selling and award winning team of Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald.
The Truth About Jack and Ray
By Gabriella West
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,950. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Fiction
English professor Jack, an embittered older man in 1990s San Francisco, has a vivid flashback to his turbulent, secret love affair in North Beach in the early 1950s with tormented young artist Ray, who cares only about ambition and his art. An intense, gripping story about a doomed relationship that changes the course of a man's entire life.
Leftovers: A Novel
By Arthur Wooten
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,750. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Fiction
In 1954, a divorced and destitute suburban housewife hopes to find self-esteem, financial security and true love selling Tupperware.
The Loneliness of the Rural Vampire
By Tamworth Grice
Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 7,460. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012 by KAW Publishing. Category: Fiction
Connie had an idyllic rural existence as a farm wife until she and her husband were attacked by vampires: he was killed, she was turned. Now she runs the farm alone and lives by drinking the blood of wildlife. But she’s lonely . . . and hungry. This story is approximately 4,500 words--perfect for reading on your tablet computer, android phone, eReader, or other electronic device. You'll enjoy it!
Like Clockwork
By Elle Strauss
Series: Clockwise. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,620. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Fiction
Adeline doesn't feel like she belongs in her own time, but can bad boys from the past be trusted?
Herman's Store
By Debby Feo
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Book of poems about growing up in a small town in Western Pennsylvania in the 1950-60's.