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The Change Chronicles: A Novel of the Sixties Antiwar Movement
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,070. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2018 by Lillicat Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a book to share and discuss—a triumph. —Wesley Hogan, Director, Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University “Tells the story of a woman—and a generation—with the raw intensity … of somebody who was there.” —Maya Khankhoje, contributing editor, Montreal Serai “My heart was aching for Nora …” —Sandy Musser, author of To Prison with Love
With Passion: An Activist Lawyer's Life
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,930. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2018 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Growing up in a Depression battered family, one tangled by a mortal secret, this book tells the improbable story of a leader of the civil rights movement who thought of himself as a miscast lawyer but ended up defending peaceful protesters, representing Mohammad Ali, counseling Lenny Bruce, bringing the case integrating 100s of Southern hospitals, and leading the fight against the death penalty.
Consequence
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,600. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2015 by Salted Rose Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A shadowy eco-saboteur proposes an attack in the heart of genetically-modified corn country. A San Francisco activist, losing faith in the impact of non-violent protest, is ripe to be drawn into a more dangerous game.
Poison Harvest
Price: Free! Words: 96,040. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Brilliant but impoverished scientist Drew Freeman discovers hidden research so explosive it could shatter the globe-spanning empire of a massive agricultural conglomerate that will stop at nothing to protect its secret.
Igazi
Series: Hudson Drake Action Thriller. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,560. Language: British English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In Taiji, Japan, Hudson Drake and his friends are peacefully protesting against the annual dolphin slaughter. A few days into the protest, he meets the intoxicating Eleena Garcia, who opens his eyes to the appalling scale of the massacre. Enthralled by her passion to end the killing, Hudson is forced to make a choice. Stay with his friends or follow Eleena down a dark and dangerous path?
Deception at Devil's Harbor (Devil's Harbor Mysteries #2)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,030. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
It’s bedlam by the bay and chaos on the coast when an image appears scorched into a crab cake at quirky Devil’s Harbor, Oregon. Swarms of pilgrims arrive, stressing the town’s aging sewage system. Selling timber from town trust land can supply funds to save the day, but a tree-sitting activist keeps loggers at bay. When someone takes a chainsaw to his tree, Molly Donovan must find a killer.
Chronos
Price: Free! Words: 1,060. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Such were the last moments of the fortunate age when I still believed in the distinction between past and future, when I still lived with the lightheartedness that brought me the ignorance of my death's exact moment.
Black By Popular Demand - Is the American Black Living on Borrowed Time?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,340. Language: American English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
A black man's candid look into American mainstream black society. Have African-Americans made any progress at all in the last fifty years, or are we just spinning our wheels and headed towards total extinction? Blunt and honest looks are taken at what black people need to do to survive. If black people do not do something soon, we may disappear completely.
How to Catch an African Chicken ~ A Canadian Woman’s Outrageous but True Story of Marriage Fraud
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,980. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
A dancer named Lainie traveled to West Africa and fell in love with a drummer named Keza. After several trips, they got married. Lainie then sponsored him to come to Canada. Soon after Keza arrived, he disappeared. If he collected welfare, Lainie would be responsible for reimbursing the government. She went public with her story and sparked a movement that helped to change an entire system
Finding the Unseen
Price: Free! Words: 92,090. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An inspiring narrative to the social and political uprising of the new Bangladesh.