Books tagged: california

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Beautiful Bad Girl, The Vicki Morgan Story
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,150. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sex and politics, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Vicki Morgan, mistress to department store heir and Ronald Reagan confidant, Alfred Bloomingdale, lived beyond her years and died before her time, the victim of a brutal murder. Seething with power, intrigue, sex and obsession, it's a ringside seat into the darker habits of the world's rich and powerful.
The Guys Who Spied for China
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,990. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The Guys Who Spied for China,a roman a clef exposing Chinese espionage networks in the United States, is a quirky tale of how two disparate men uncovered a network of homegrown spies that had operated in California and across the country for decades. A new twist on the spy drama, this personal and darkly humorous tale captures what it feels like to be thrust into the shadowy world of espionage.
Secrets of the Golden Gate Bridge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,990. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
(4.75)
Newly Updated for the 75th Anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge! From the gigantic shell mounds built by the earliest inhabitants of the San Francisco Bay area to the building of the ‘bridge that couldn’t be built’ and the SEVENTY-FIVE years following its completion, Secrets of the Golden Gate Bridge is a humorous history lesson of one of the greatest wonders of the modern world.
Springtime in Sonora: A Henry Wright Mystery
Series: Henry Wright Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,090. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2010 by Ocotillo Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
An entombed gold miner. An old-fashioned, small-county sheriff. An illegal pot grower. Retired police chief Henry Wright travels to Northern California's Mother Lode gold country to help out an old classmate and friend with a puzzling mystery. After his injuries, Henry is surprised by his interest in the woman that helps nurse him back to health. Find out what is going on in this 2nd in the series
Playing the Baseball Card
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,370. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Sports
(5.00)
A story about personal courage and determination. Devin’s mother died six years ago, and he helps look after his younger brother while their father works as a baseball pitcher trying to make it into the major leagues. Just when it seems that things are looking better, tragedy strikes again. Now, it’s all up to the young teen as he tries to make it work for what’s left of his small family.
The Final Victim
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,860. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2009 by Foremost Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.00)
In rural Michigan, a famed athlete undergoes a routine operation. Six weeks later he is dead, victim of a bizarre form of cancer. In Los Angeles, a radio announcer dies of the same cause. Coincidence? Dr. Greg Dostoyov, the athlete's surgeon, and biologist Kate Adams do not think so. Suspenseful story of medical intrigue.
Tinnemaha Creek
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,650. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2009 by Foremost Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Adventure » General
Wildlife vs. human rights clash when a cougar approaches two young girls searching for wildflowers near the eastern slopes of the Sierra Nevadas. Cobra Stevens, wildlife biologist, must restore peace out of chaos that erupts between the ranchers who form a hunter's coalition and the animal rights advocates. And what of the cougar? Will he be the ultimate loser?
Subprime
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,440. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2009 by Foremost Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Set against a backdrop of financial intrigue, Subprime provides the reader with a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the highly charged and unscrupulous world of mortgage lending.
Witch on the Water
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,930. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2009 by Blue Moose Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Cullen thought he had enough trouble surviving school, dealing with his miserable home life, and being possessed by Rowan, a 1400-year-old wizard. But when Rowan’s wife, the sadistic vampire Fiana, comes back seeking revenge, Cullen and his band of misfits must do what they can to stop her. This time Cullen’s favorite teacher is Fiana’s first target.
Free to Die
Price: Free! Words: 63,810. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009 by Foremost Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.45)
Brad Ashton fled three years ago to avoid a conviction for murder. Now he's back. And his hope for freedom appears to be within reach. Unfortunately there are those who have no interest in his legal status; they only want him dead or on the run once more...