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By the Dawn's Early Light - A Matthew Scudder Story #3
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
I had thought Matthew Scudder's career was finished with the publication of the fifth novel, Eight Million Ways to Die. But I'd promised a short story to Bob Randisi for a private eye anthology (The Eyes Have It) and By the Dawn's Early Light was it; it got Scudder back in business, and in the process won an Edgar Allan Poe award and became my first story to appear in Playboy.
Batman's Helpers - A Matthew Scudder Story #4
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Along with 17 novels, Scudder has starred in 11 short works of fiction. A friend, one Jim Thompson, had switched professions, moving from academia to private investigation. His experiences with street-level level trademark enforcement gave rise to this story. Batman's Helpers is included in The Night and the Music, my collection of all 11 Matthew Scudder short stories.
Let's Get Lost
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Let's Get Lost is set at a time when Matthew Scudder had his detective's gold shield, and after he'd begun keeping company with Elaine Mardell, while still living in Syosset with his wife, Anita. It concerns a friendly poker game that doesn't stay friendly, and the artful cover-up of a cover-up. And Chet Baker's music, referenced in the title, sets the story's tone.
Huomenna hoitoon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,170. Language: Finnish. Published: March 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
Päiväkirjamuotoista tragikomediaa kosteista poluista, asunnottomuudesta, lapsista ja rotista. Luonnollinen paletti tulehtuneita välejä, hälytysajoja, ja hyviä päätöksiä jotka ovat halpoja ja hauraita. Ystävä voi peitellä lumihangen alle ja sadan metrin matkat kestävät koko päivän.
Born Broken
Series: Born Broken, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 91,380. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Substance Abuse & Addictions / Alcoholism, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
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Once, maybe twice in a person's life, there appears an opportunity with the power to brush against the soul. It can alter what a person is destined to become. It can leave an impression on broken hearts and injured souls. These are the evidence, the footprints that God leaves behind.
12 Steps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,280. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
12 Steps is a novel about addiction, recovery, and the ways in which we're all a little more broken then we want to believe.
The First Floor Revisited: Autobiography of a High-Class Call Girl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,980. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013 by SDS Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Prostitution
Engaging, charming, yet disturbing true story of a girl who sinks to the depths of society working on the dangerous London West End call-girl circuit for celebrities and gangsters. She battles alcoholism and prescription drug dependency, suffering life-threatening injury and tragedy whilst trying to reinvent herself. Featured by Daily Mail, Liverpool Echo, Wigan Post, and Radio City Merseyside.
The Warrant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,230. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Fantasy, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A fallen angel is furloughed from hell to perform a special mission. His target: a corrupt politician of special interest to heaven.
Mr. Joe: Tales from a Haunted Life
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,320. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Do you believe in ghosts? Joseph Barnett didn’t until he became a school custodian in a midlife career change when working nights in a school, he’d be forced to confront his darkest fears. "Ghosts are part of my story," says Joe. "After you’ve seen one ghost, after you’ve looked a couple in the eye like I have, you believe. But that is just the half of my story…not all of my ghosts were dead."
Ransom Seaborn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,880. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
It's Dan Finbar's freshman year and he's struggling to find his proper place in Harrison College. When he finally breaks through into the world of notorious loner Ransom Seaborn, their friendship is brutally cut short, leaving Finbar with nothing but Ransom's old leather journal.