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Delaplaine’s 2013 Long Weekend Guide to Austin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,690. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
A complete guide for everything you need to experience a great Long Weekend in Austin, the “heart of Texas,” as the locals are fond of saying. “I’d driven through the town, but when I decided to stop for a couple of days to see what everybody had always raved about, I downloaded this ebook to give me the skinny. Worked fine.” --- Red H., online reviewer, Tuscaloosa
Nothing Before Something
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,060. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
As Gunther Temple sweats through an Austin, Texas, August and what feels like the imminent death of the natural history library he works in, a bewitching woman enters his life. She’s researching the past of a charismatic evangelist who had been a respected scientist but who now preaches creationism. Science and an insidious sect duke it out. You will laugh.
Deadly Turn: A Deacon Bishop Mystery
Series: Deacon Bishop Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,900. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013 by Rob Preece. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
If he hadn't turned into the rest stop for a nature call, Deacon Bishop never would have heard about the hundred million dollars--or gotten involved with his favorite Mafia family, the Portellos. But he did make the stop--and gave a lift to the woman who claimed to be a Fed. Bishop would do a lot for a hundred million... and a few dead bodies aren't that big a concern. Rita Portello, though...
Deadly Trade: A Deacon Bishop Mystery
Series: Deacon Bishop Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 144,080. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012 by Rob Preece. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
PI Deacon Bishop is suspicious when a man hires him to look for his son-in-law--clearly there was no love lost between these two. He didn't think, though, that he'd find himself the leading suspect in a serial killing--or that he'd finally find the evidence he needs to put local Mafia boss Frank Portello on death row. First, though, he needs to stay alive.
ACL Music Fest: Rockin' Coverage 2002-2011
Price: Free! Words: 44,310. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
With a timeline of articles and photos spanning 2002 to 2011, the Austin American-Statesman's award winning editorial staff and contributors trace the evolution of the Austin City Limits Music Festival from a small regional event in Austin’s Zilker Park to one of the country’s premiere destination music festivals. We recreate moments that will resonate with festival attendees and music fans alike.
I, Philibert Q. Winslow
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,390. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012 by Rob Preece. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When his beautiful receptionist is murdered, lawyer Philibert Q. Winslow is distraught... until he learns he is a suspect. Agreeing to defend the ex-boyfriend is a step in the right direction but evidence seems to keep piling up against Philibert. Is he being framed... or might he actually be acting out his fantasies. Funny and exciting mystery.
Cupid's Hit List
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A lusts of Cupids are on the loose in Austin, Texas, and they've got their quivers trained on twenty-something Caroline McGinnis, thanks to her mother and an offering of cherry empanadas. When a mysterious elfen-looking woman named Tink offers her shelter in her funky little South Congress Avenue clothing store, Caroline has no idea that love, and magic, come in all shapes and sizes . . .
Enigma
Series: Last Chance Series, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,310. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
CIA undercover operative Payton Reynolds is stuck babysitting bomb specialist Samantha Waters as they try to outmaneuver a serial bomber. But as the situation intensifies and the bomber circles closer, the two begin to rely on each other in ways neither could have imagined. As sparks begin to fly, their world literally explodes, leaving them in a fight to outwit their foe -- or die…
Bite the Moon: A Texas Hill Country Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,510. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Officer Molly Mullet finds the body of Rodney Faver-band manager for Country music star Trenton Wolfe-in the closet of the Solmes Music Hall with a guitar string embedded in his neck. Rodney has a long list of enemies, but it's Molly's childhood friend, Bobby Wiggins, who is fingered for the murder. Molly embarks on a mission to free Bobby and track down the real killer. Or will he find her first?
The Millennium Hunter
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 105,000. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
A philosophical fairy tale with alien monsters, tele-kinetic weapons, and a sense of humor, "The Millennium Hunter" follows humanity's survivors on a spiritual odyssey through a post-apocalyptic near future. After the collapse of society, a man whose soul name is Rorick is caught up in a struggle with Latents, twelve competing humanoid species, to determine the future of civilization on Earth.