Books tagged: black market

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Royal Venom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,530. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Collin Roggero, hero of Legacy, becomes a pawn in an aristocratic power play. Stuck in the Australian Outback, Can Collin entrust a black-market profiteer to help prevent a royal tragedy? To succeed, he and his wary ally must disarm a gang of fundamental extremists before a future monarch's visit to Australia.
Copyboy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,370. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
In 1946 copyboy Alf McGuinness lands a job at The Mirror newspaper and finds himself in a fix. He and feisty friend Jenny are small players in a post-war black market but Mirror reporters are digging for sensation in the contraband economy. As Alf and Jenny try to come to grips with their double lives, things threaten to unravel.
The Missing Capstone
Price: Free! Words: 9,990. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Before Treasure of the Mayan King there was Egypt. Chauncy Rollock needs to prove his theories about the Great Pyramid of Giza. At stake: his doctoral thesis, his money, and the girl of his dreams. With no official backing he must turn to the black markets of Cairo and Abydos. Will he find the missing capstone and get everything he ever wanted? Or will his business partners be his final undoing?
Flee Markets
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Samantha Sanger has a chance encounter with a slightly disreputable merchant and learns that the limits to what you can be sold go beyond cold hard cash. Purveyors of controlled artifacts must choose their customers carefully. "Flee Markets" is a speculative short fiction, and is also available in the collection “Still Even More Things I Could Get OUT OF MY MIND.”
Cone of Fire
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,560. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Book two of the new thriller series The Fireman Saga. Launched from the original short story, The Fireman saga, is the story of a previously mild-mannered father who enters the dark and dangerous world of the vigilante, intent on leaving the world a better, and safer, place for his children.
Letters From A Student In Communist Poland
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Letters, Fiction » Literary collections » European / General
The mid-1980s was shortly before freedom arrived in the USSR and its European satellites. In 1984/85 I corresponded with a Polish student from Nysa, who studied in Katowice. My friend, Miroslawa, struggled with a lack of freedoms. She could not travel to the U.K., as she desired. Before Polish independence, "Mirka" filled her life with music and various items that she bought on the black market.
Последний паломник
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,830. Language: Russian. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Американский Корпус мира. Что скрывалось за ним? В этой книге, первой из трилогии, действие происходит на просторах вчерашнего СССР, где царит беззаконие. Госдепартамент США, совершенно не подготовленный к операциям в бывших союзных республиках, посылает сотни добровольцев, рвущихся оказывать помощь. Один из них, Грей Палмер, сталкивается с криминальной структурой и вливается в нее.
Fraud on the Court: One Adoptee's Fight to Reclaim his Identity
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,730. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
In his startling new memoir, Mike Chalek reveals how the adoption practices of the "Baby Scoop Era" led to his fraudulent placement with an adoptive family that had purchased him for $200 from a well-known baby broker. He delves into the details of his highly charged quest to reunite with his family of origin, and we get a first-hand glimpse into the difficulties faced by many adult adoptees.
Fear Not (Book 3 in the Wilton/Strait Mystery Series)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,780. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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Brian Strait and Andrea Wilton discover that relationship and intrigue go together when they embark on their third adventure, back to the Caribbean. A visit cut short, the two sleuths uncover a plot that challenges their faith when they search to clear a friend of murder. Their hunt for truth brings them head to head with the black market, human contraband, and culprits who will stop at nothing to
The Square-Shaped Tear
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,400. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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When marine biologist, Zaid, encounters a leather-back turtle, he names Salt, he is drawn into the life of one of Earth’s most enigmatic marine creatures. Part experiment, part adventure, his small crew must navigate love, time and the great oceans of the world to protect this sea-giantess and her species from commercial slaughter.