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Essays in Sociological Explanation
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 119,850. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology
Smelser's much-referenced collection of writings on issues of sociological theory and practice--by one of the world's leading social scientists of the past half-century. This informative book is now republished in the Classics of the Social Sciences Series from Quid Pro Books. Quality ebook formatting includes active TOC, linked chapter endnotes, and legible graphs and images from the original.
Sky Lands: The Gift Stones
Series: Sky Lands. Price: Free! Words: 63,050. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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What if there is more to life than meets the eye... As a college student, Kevin thinks he has life figured out. Then one night he meets Audrey and discovers that she is not what she appears – and life is not what he had assumed it to be... Each book in the Sky Lands series is a standalone. The books can be read in any order. Recommended for ages 16+ due to language and scenes of violence.
The Changing Legal World of Adolescence
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 56,230. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Law » Child Advocacy
This work attempts to explain changes in the legal conception of adolescence as a stage of life and as a transition to adulthood. The intended audience includes lawyers and others—such as parents, professionals, and kids—puzzled by trends labeled "children's liberation" and "the revolution in juvenile justice." Much cited and long recognized as an authority, it is a classic of law & society.
Wasted (Advance Reader Copy)
Price: Free! Words: 94,370. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In Wasted, Berkeley reporter Brian Hunter investigates the “recycling wars,” finds the body of his friend Doug crushed in an aluminum bale, and hunts down the murderer, all the while trying to win the heart of Barb, Doug’s former lover, who is now a suspect in his murder. Let me know what you think — johnbyrnebarry [at] gmail.com.
Confessions Of An Adult Nerd: The Bay Area Blues (Vol.1)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Confessions Of An Adult Nerd celebrates the nerdy, yet eccentric life of a single 25-year-old English teacher named Halian. Somewhat tormented by her own clumsiness and obsession with libraries, Halian’s whimsical personality is put to the test when she meets the guy she didn't necessarily pray for. This guy is out of her league…or so she thinks.
The Adjuster
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,620. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Murry Phaniff is an insurance adjuster who not only adjusts people’s insurance needs, but also their lives. On a trip to Vegas for a Conference, Murry’s extracurricular adjusting involves him with a beautiful woman and double homicide. Murry must flee from the police and with the help of his brilliant young assistant they must find the killer before becoming the next victims.
The Big Bitch
Series: A Jackson "Doc" Holiday Mystery. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 87,120. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Literature » Urban
After his drinking buddy, a priest named Jesus, is shot dead, Doc sets out to find his killer. He soon begins to suspect that the murder is connected to a money laundering scheme suspiciously similar to one perpetrated by Doc himself, back when he was a banker with a coke habit. The killer, already facing “The Big Bitch” or life in prison, has nothing to lose. Book 1 of a new mystery series.
Trio of Lost Souls
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 89,160. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Bill Vincent is a killer … in the name of justice. Not that the law would agree. With one murderous act of retribution for an attack on his wife, he leaves behind respectability and hits the road. After taking on a series of odd jobs, he meets Jim Garret, a like-minded spirit whose thirst for justice equals his own. They join together to beat the corrupt bossmen at their own political game.