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Death Valley National Park: Splendid Desolation by Stewart Aitchison
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,350. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010 by Park Partners, Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks
A brilliant evocation of one of America's most beautiful desert landscapes. Award-winning author Stewart Aitchison reveals the fascinating truths and debunks the countless myths surrounding this magic landscape. In depth information assists the reader in planning and preparing for the trip of a lifetime.
Inside the State: The Bracero Program, Immigration, and the I.N.S.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,230. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights
A socio-political study of the rise and fall of the Bracero worker program and what it means for immigration policy and organizational theory. A classic book with continuing substantive and methodological value. As a new Foreword notes, worries about immigration and labor persist, as does basic dysfunction of the present form of INS. Digging deeper reveals the persistence of a structural catch-22.
Impossible Match
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,320. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Chantel Cameron didn't mind when her father hired Tyler Brogan. If the brusque, arrogant man had a head for business, he belonged at Cameron Industries. But when her dad asked her to befriend him and welcome him into her social circle, she put her foot down hard. A loner by nature, Ty made it clear he wasn't interested. Impossible as it seemed, her dad made her an offer she couldn't refuse.
Deadline Zombies: The Adventures of Maxi and Moxie
Series: Adventures of Maxi and Moxie. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,980. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2010 by Rob Preece. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Chasing a headline is just a job for ace reporter Moxie Donnovan, but sometimes those headlines turn on him and bite. Moxie, along with his sexy better half, Maxi (a theater and film actor) face a tiger-sized panther, mechanical gunmen who support the master race, Irish Fae and Hollywood's worst. Author Teel James Glenn recreates the pulp fiction of the 1930s in an exciting and fun adventure.
Bonner's Fire: An American Revolution
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 83,860. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
In a dystopian USA, Department of Energy chits and decals on bumpers track energy compliance. Executive Order 21984 gives the federal government oversight of local law enforcement and lets troopers exercise "discretionary vigilance." As a nation teeters, one cigarette for the young idealist John Bonner may spark a new revolution.
Escape from Fort McCain
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 86,190. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2010 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Western
Fort McCain, New Mexico at the turn of the 20th C. and an investigation into the death of an Indian. Flashback forty years to the murder of a soldier at Ft McCain. Two men on the run join a gang of renegades but this is too much for them and instead they help the victims of the gang. After a fight, the two take off with two Mexican beauties with the law and the renegades firmly on their trail.
Night Wine: A Novel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,830. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2010 by Foremost Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Night Wine traces the experiences of a determined young immigrant winemaker, Amerigo Pugliesi. His struggles over the forces of weather, Prohibition, and prejudice provide the backdrop for this unique novel set in the California wine country.
Cry For The Moon
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 27,860. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
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Eighth-grade "class clown" Portia Madden lives for vaulting on real, live horses. When she gets a chance to compete in California, a deep dark famly secret is standing in her way. See how dreams really do come true when you reach out and cry for the moon.
This Unhappy Planet
You set the price! Words: 43,990. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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California: everyone is visualizing their own reality, and two guys are getting rich off it. Then one day a young marine decides to walk into the ocean, and everything changes. A twisted comedy of manners set during the end of the George W Bush years.
Rest Upon the Wind
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,330. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
(5.00)
Rest Upon the Wind begins in Tonga in the 1600’s. Two teens, best friends since early childhood, vow to stay together, even after their deaths. A tsunami tears them apart, killing them, and thus begins their journey. From lifetimes in Royal India, the Deep South during the Civil War and finally modern day California; their spirits learn and grow along the way until they fulfill their destinies.