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Chrissie Warren: Pirate Hunter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,440. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
When Chrissie Warren's sailor father fails to return from his latest voyage, the 13-year-old girl in colonial Virginia discovers he’s been captured by pirates. Disguised as a boy, she signs onto a merchant ship and embarks on a dangerous mission to find and rescue him. On the journey, she discovers – Herself.
Down Independence Boulevard And Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,140. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
DOWN INDEPENDENCE BOULEVARD, is an anthology of short stories, focussed on some of the residents of INDEPENDENCE BOULEVARD as they struggle to cope with a racial conflict between the major nationalities in the period leading up to independence and after freedom is gained from Britain. The stories will follow these people as they leave their homes and face an uncertain future in Canada and America.
The Carib's Smile: the first Jacinta Joseph Caribbean adventure
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,700. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Jacinta "JJ" Joseph is a tough New Jersy homicide detective who retires to her native St. Theresa, expecting something of a vacation--sipping fruity drinks with little paper umbrellas--that sort of thing. Instead she gets involved in solving four murders with the help of Oni, a Carib Indian grandmother. Together they take on the evil, patriarchal forces that dominate the island.
White Flower
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,380. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Investigator James Marley's best friend Russ Detweiller has just run off to the Caribbean with a lovely Asian woman, leaving a multi-million-dollar computer program unfinished. Marley is beginning to wonder if what looks like an ordinary midlife crisis might not be something much more sinister.
We'll Always Have Tea & Other Stories
You set the price! Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Three stories linked by their plumbing the depths of life in all its chaos, glory and intrigue. 'We'll always have tea' is about an elderly couple whose lives are linked by their love of tea. This is a meditation on love and how it endures in the lives of Derek and Deirdre, despite Deirdre having died a few years ago. Other stories are 'Of Thosalus born' and 'The Maenad's touch'.
Blackbeard, A Tale of Treasure and Bood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,710. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Pinky, a captured teenage boy, matures among Blackbeard and his band of pirates. A bargain is struck between the two. Pinky lives up to his end. Can Blackbeard do the same?
Scarlet (Out of Control Book 1)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,950. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Scarlet Ruiz awakens in a hospital room with a gunshot wound to the side and six months of lost memories. While trying to make sense of the madness, Scarlet realizes that she can hear people talking without seeing them move their lips. She’s stronger than she looks but waking up with the ability to read minds is pushing things way too far. Can she survive when her world spins out of control?
Call of the Twice Removed:The Necessary and Unique Role for the African/Caribbean Muslim in the Future of Europe, America and Beyond
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,450. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
That “second removal,” a mass migration from the Caribbean colonies of young men and women coming to help the ‘motherland’, to make their way in life and even to make their fortunes. The “first removal,” that forced migration out of the continent of Africa into the Americas. There is no reversal, no going back. This entertaining work looks at the true legacy inherited from these two removals.
Superheroes Anonymous: A Modern-day Fantasy, Year Two
Series: A Modern-day Fantasy Annual Edition. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 205,500. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Jimmy Knightly, now a sidekick to a well-respected Risen Ordinary, undergoes his year of superhero training. His self-centered nature sends him off-course, of course, and his rebelliousness puts his mentor, and his team, in jeopardy. But, with rumors surfacing of an old murderous nemesis coming to town to finish what he started, Jimmy will do anything to keep evil well at bay. If he can.
Cannonball City: A Modern-day Fantasy, Year One
Series: A Modern-day Fantasy Annual Edition. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 271,300. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A mass murderer wants him dead. A mysterious faction of spandex-wearing crime-fighters wants to recruit him to their team. And his friends want him to lie low from all life-ending threats. What's a tennis star like Jimmy Knightly to do? Fight them all, of course. In this identity-shifting epic journey, Jimmy will travel the path between sports hero to superhero, whether he wants to or not.