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C.R.I.M.E. Science - Book 1: The Beginning
Series: C.R.I.M.E. Science. Price: Free! Words: 17,670. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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A misfit group of scientists and tech whizzes form a detective agency in order to solve crimes and right wrongs. In this, the first book of a series, they investigate the death of a renowned volcano scientist. He dies in a volcanic eruption in what everyone considers a terrible accident. Everyone except his widow, who insists he was murdered.
Killed by Scandal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,620. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012 by Long Lane Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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When Adam Ludlow is asked to give a talk to an amateur dramatics society, he does not expect to be drawn into a web of gossip, intrigue, and murder.
Hannelore Takes Note
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,690. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit
What is a meat donut? What should you do about a fedora-wearing blind date? What makes a trampoline class dangerous? Is there such a thing as too much snark? Are French people funny? Join grad student Hannelore Riker on her adventures to find out.
The Potato Professor
Price: Free! Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Poetry » Epic
A fictional review of a fictional long poem about a professor who is the world's foremost expert on potatoes and how his search for the cause of bruised potatoes leads him to love in the potato patch and a new life.
Dis/inhibition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 182,080. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Science meets attitude. Control freaks. Hot heads. Timid artists. Impulsive kids. Inhibition—or the lack of it—makes neuroscience graduate student Valerie Running Deer, her friends, and colleagues their own worst enemies. Dis/inhibition explores the complications of self-control both outside and inside the scientific laboratory.
His Answer
Price: Free! Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Shinhada, a student at Tokyo U, falls in unrequited love with her teacher Tanaka.
Crosscultural Doctoring.On and Off the beaten Path
Price: Free! Words: 73,290. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is about my academic career as an Ob&Gyn; my decision at 55 to jump in the unknown; my work abroad; and how I accomplished this. The book is a series of loosely connected anecdotes, medical and non medical, funny and not so funny. I will convey the excitement and satisfaction of this decision. The hope is that the book will inspire others to make the jump and may be even to write their story
James Joyce Reincarnated: The WordGuru, Glen Kealey
Price: Free! Words: 29,900. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
(5.00)
In Canada there lives a most interesting man whose creativity, radical use of language, strange themes and wide range of thought are comparable only to James Joyce in his late period. But what is the difference and the value of Joyce having been a playful, literary author rather than a serious, deadpan guru? This study investigates.
Searching for Cibola
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,890. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Lawrence is at a crossroads. His wife Rachel has left him and his close friend John is dead. He moves from Los Angeles to the mountains of New Mexico where he delves into his past, trying to connect his memories into a coherent narrative of his life. He discovers that the truth can be as elusive as the Seven Cities of Cíbola sought by Coronado more than four hundred years before.
Grad Skool Rulz: Everything You Need to Know about Academia from Admissions to Tenure
Price: $4.44 USD. Words: 40,650. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Careers in education
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Get the inside scoop on graduate school and the tenure track. This no-nonsense guide gives you blunt advice about everything from admissions to dissertations to getting tenure. Filled with concrete strategies for surviving graduate school while keeping your sanity.