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East of the Pier
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 50,430. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Brian Woods washes ashore with missing limbs. Counterfeit money and Spanish doubloons are found on his body. How did he get there? Detective Marcello Pardo and former CSI Connie Cane team up with the FBI to find out why. The investigation leads to Florida. The Mardi Gras in New Orleans and the Caribbean Islands. False arrest, racketeering and smuggling dredge up an old unsolved murder. Who?
Scapemaker
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 130,790. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
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Scapemaker follows Matthew Namely, who is propelled into a whole new world following a few tragic events. After meeting a strasnge and beautiful girl, he learns the art of dreamscaping. Matthew will come to know of Sandman, who is after a special element called Magineum. Neck deep in skinwalkers, sandsleepers, zombies, night terrors, and more, Matthew must risk his life to save the magineum.
Californios: a surf noir collection
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,910. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012 and represented by van Haitsma Literary. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
With surfing at its core, the stories collected in Californios reach beyond the ragged sun-bleached periphery of surf-culture, into the lives of shiftless coastal dwellers and migrant field workers. Jeff McElroy channels the Bob Dylan-esque drawl of the West Coast vernacular, creating a world far removed from beach blanket bingo.
Walking to Cali
You set the price! Words: 920. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When a young couple falls in love, they decide to fulfill their dreams of visiting California, but without a cent to their name, they run into a mass of trouble when they decide to simply walk to their destination. After all, if falling in love is so easy, can't reaching their dreams be?
The Darkside of Down Home: Seven Secret Tales
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,720. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Horror » Crime
At times comforting and humorous and at other horrifying, The Darkside of Down Home is a collection of seven dark stories that will stir your imagination and keep you thinking long after they are over. Each of these tales is unique and compelling.
The Final Checkpoint
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,840. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Pro photographer and volunteer firefighter, Ben DeCastro drives his vintage MGB in sports car rallies. He discovers a rally car abandoned in the California desert with a headless corpse in the trunk. The FBI looks at Ben as a suspect. Where are the missing drivers? Why is there a dead body in the trunk? How did their fingerprints get on his garage in Seagull Beach?
Then Comes Marriage (In Hot Water Book 2)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,900. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
A full-length contemporary romance for readers who like books by Barbara Freethy, Bella Andre, Nora Roberts, and Susan Elizabeth Phillips. Heiress Honor Witherspoon travels to California's Gold Country and finds treasure...in the guise of a sexy genius who doesn't want to fall in love, but who says "I do" anyway. "Christie Ridgway creates magic." --Barbara Freethy #1 New York Times Bestseller
Deadsand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,580. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012 and represented by Lynn Trenning. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Elliot Michaels is a ruthless corporate scion with one goal...to become the world's richest man. His brilliant business partner, Mark Stevens, is reeling from a devastating loss. When the FBI discovers Michael's involvement in a breach of international surveillance, Stevens finds himself in the middle of a diabolical plot. Can he be saved by a beautiful FBI agent who doesn't know who to trust?
Beach Lanes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,050. Language: American English. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Kenzie and Ali are drinking and smoking their way through another Friday night, when Kenzie suddenly finds himself on the beach. With the help of his friend Sonja, he discovers that he is slipping into a parallel universe. Desperate for life to get back to normal, Kenzie is forced to make some tough decisions - made all the more difficult by the dubious actions of his other self in both worlds.
Mariposa Gown
Series: Mariposa boys. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 55,110. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
In the sequel to The Mariposa Club, devoted Maui, fabulous Trini, and Goth-boy Liberace discover that the miedo and drama of life as a senior in high school is never-ending. The cure: friendship. But the bonds between the trio are tested; Sebastián, the handsome son of a wealthy developer crushes on Maui’s eye—and the attraction is mutual but oh-so-complicated…