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Batman's Helpers - A Matthew Scudder Story #4
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: 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.
By the Dawn's Early Light - A Matthew Scudder Story #3
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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.
Redline
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Series: Full Throttle, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,520. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013 by Webfoot Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Now that Jess DeLand has escaped her alcoholic mother’s grip, all she wants is a chance to be normal. But when her past crashes headlong into her present, all hopes of normal go spinning off into the weeds. Jess’s attempts to spare her friends—and herself—from the things she’d rather keep hidden, threaten to destroy the new life she’s built. Maybe normal is too much to ask for.
Worry
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,100. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
For Benjamin Cohen, life was one worry after another. Medication, therapy, even cults gave him no relief. Then he met a strange Hasidic mystic...
Whispers Out Of Time
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Series: Born Broken, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 7,270. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
A unique book of poetry that the author created while reflecting back over his life. Sharing insights he learned while recovering from alcoholism.
A Stolen Childhood, Eleanor's Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,950. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Eleanor’s life was hampered by the alcohol and spousal abuse of her childhood home, but undeterred she overcame the emotional traumas and laid claim to international success as an author. Bad choices and living life her way failed. There was one very essential change required, one that she chose to avoid. Once done, her life became so much better.
Pigeon Blood
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Series: Detective Rein Connery, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Dr. Blair Vaughn’s alcoholic binges have gone too far this time. His indiscretions have landed him in the middle of a blood-soaked double homicide, and he can’t remember how he got there, what part he had in the murders, or why the murders occurred in the first place. And as he stumbles along trying to make sense of it all, the body count continues to rise.
How Dangerous is this Person? Assessing Danger & Violence Potential Before Tragedy Strikes
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Series: Principles of Therapy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,540. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » General
"How Dangerous is this Person?" identifies cues for potential violence, including profiles from mental health along with frustration-based aggression, bullying, cultural influences, substance abuse, psychosis, and special considerations. Key criteria are explained to formulate therapy, treatment, and intervention, including helping laypersons decide when to seek legal and professional assistance.
My Twelve Steps
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Abuse
A modified version of the commonly known twelve steps. I modified them to fit my story. I'll never stop taking this journey, even if the journey may never end.
Hurricane Drunk
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,380. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013 by Red Bird Chapbooks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Three stories, three characters, three predicaments. Laura looks at life and the ordinary when it is just a little off.