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President Ronald Reagan: A Short Biography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,560. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
Hollywood movie star turned politician, Ronald Reagan became the fortieth president of United States. He was a proponent of a smaller government, lower taxes, and a strong military.
Sunday Wild Child
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,740. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Summer Wild Child captures the point of view of the mother as well as that of the daughter in this homespun tale of small town Florida life of the 40s and early 50s. It depicts a powerful, but disturbing picture of poverty, racism and juvenile cruelty. On the other hand, it showcases the strength of will to overcome those conditions through perseverance.
The Dead Possum Gang
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,000. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017 by Bluewood Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Rick Edwards’ young life is turned upside down when his dad returns from the war and the family move to Southern California and Rick discovers a cadre of friends. Confronted with new threats—nuclear holocaust, polio, a war in Korea—the boys unite as The Dead Possum Gang. When Diane moves in next door, she brings her flute, friendship, and danger in the form of her step-brother, Larry.
Perfectly Imperfect
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,000. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Western
Della Stafford will do anything to leave the farm and experience real city life. Her only regret is that it also means leaving Joseph behind. But she's convinced that her dreams and Joseph's dreams are too dissimilar. So Della takes a job as a maid in Los Angeles, where she learns that what she thought would make her happy and what really will are totally different things.
Night Game
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 97,770. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The tough, caring, and distinctive John Marquez is back in this wilderness thriller.
Noodles
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 56,070. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2017 by Write Words Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Akbar Chaniago, an Indonesian army general’s son, who recently graduated high school, continues his education at a college in San Francisco. The 19-year-old was a boy headed for trouble, but his father hoped the responsibility and overseas life experience would change his son’s attitude. In fact the culture shock does make him change, but not in the way his father hoped for...
Lost in the Shadows
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,020. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
It's not uncommon for people to go missing in a vast and wild place like Alaska. But in a rainy forest just south of Juneau, it seems to happen more often than usual.
She Lights Up the Dark
Series: November Snow. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,650. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Her psychic gift stalks her, even in the ground. November wakes as a vampire only to discover that her old enemy has isolated her from her friends and from her maker. She fights to discover and thwart Luka's evil plans and to manage her new life, finding solace in strange company. When danger comes from an unexpected place, she discovers that lighting up the dark isn't easy.
A Body in the House
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,470. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2017 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Frank May is, as always, reluctant to get involved in murder cases. But when his young client, Margot, comes back from vacation and finds a woman's corpse in her house, Frank is drawn in anyway. Who was this woman? When another murder occurs—on the campus of Stanford University—you wonder: are the two deaths connected? And does a Hungarian violinist have anything to do with all this?
Six, Maybe Seven
Price: Free! Words: 85,730. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
Young college grad Emma Richmond finds herself a bridesmaid in six weddings over the course of sixth months. While battling her new job as a casting director’s assistant’s assistant, Emma travels to six different venues along California’s coast and beyond. On the way, Emma begins a relationship with a Hollywood actor who may teach her that there is more to life than falling in love.