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Finishing Touches
By LK Hunsaker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,190. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2009. Category: Fiction
Jenna escaped demanding parents with an early marriage to an unknown artist, but her husband's success catapults her into another world she feels she doesn't belong. Newly widowed as a young mother, Jenna fights overwhelming artistic desires while she hides from her husband's shadow. Rejecting her impulses becomes impossible when another magnetic young artist begins to pull at her spirit.
Advantage Disadvantage
By Yale Jaffe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,780. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2009. Category: Fiction
Greed, corruption and betrayal of the adults surrounding a high school basketball phenom are examined in this who-dun-it thriller. A neighborhood bookie tries to fix the betting on a high school game to ripoff the local gangs. A sportswriter covering prep sports struggles to advance his career, despite his editor's misgiving. The player's coach must make tough choices which test his morality.
Daughter Am I
By Pat Bertram
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,420. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2009 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction
When twenty-five-year-old Mary Stuart learns she inherited a farm from her recently murdered grandparents -- grandparents her father claimed had died before she was born -- she becomes obsessed with finding out who they were and why someone wanted them dead. "A delightful treasure hunting tale of finding oneself in a most unlikely way." --Publisher's Weekly
Waves
By Ogan Gurel
Price: $29.95 USD. Words: 173,580. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2009. Category: Fiction
Waves, a post-modern über-Faust, weaves together action, drama, romance, and science in global setting where the melding of good and evil yields shocking consequences. An epic, a technothriller, a psychological drama, a scientific dialogue: there’s something in Waves for everyone and, yes, something of everyone in Waves.
Ringing the Bell: My Life in the Biz
By Luke St Germaine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,090. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
The true story of how I was recruited by a notorious door-to-door sales organization, and traveled across the country in pursuit of success. My goal of making millions took some unexpected setbacks as I mastered the art of cold-calling, mouse-killing, and "ringing the bell." A rare look into the culture of Cydcor/DS-Max, this memoir is both harrowing and humorous.
Dawn of the Shadow
By Peter Kelly
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,870. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2010 by Dream Books LLC. Category: Fiction
Life can change in an instant. In that instant our choices are what define are fate. For Pete Farrell that choice changed the life of everyone in ways no one could predict.
Death at the Fair
By Frances McNamara
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 72,640. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2010 by Allium Press of Chicago. Category: Fiction
The 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition provides the vibrant backdrop for this engrossing tale. While Emily is busy exploring the Exposition with her family and friends, one of them is accused of murder. She sets out to search for the truth behind the crime, but is thwarted by the thieves, corrupt politicians, and gamblers ever present in Chicago. Will appeal to history buffs and mystery fans.
Brothers
By Joshua Lunsky
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,880. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2010. Category: Fiction
Ten years ago Rick escaped by blowing up the car with his brother and father. Now they came to take him away from his island, his peace and his sanity to help the brother he thought he had killed. They were insane, that's why he left. Or were they? Was it all wrong? Even tens years later the thought of being home brought back the twithing. Maybe he could go home again. He had to try. Didn't he?
1871: A Novel of the Great Chicago Fire
By Peter J. Spalding
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,690. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2010. Category: Fiction
Simon Caldwell has always wanted adventure in his life. He is bursting with restlessness and ambition, and he has come to Chicago to make a name for himself. But he is so caught up in his own life that he doesn't realize he's in imminent danger. Then, on a hot and windy night, fire breaks out in the barn of Catherine O'Leary. And for Simon, nothing will ever be the same.
The Homecoming
By David Griffiths
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2010. Category: Fiction
A handsome and young son of a Findhorn fisherman leaves home and all that is dear to him to follow a dream, unaware of the cost to his soul. (extract) He made for his car, but at the last moment turned down the street away from the harbour. He stopped, and realized that he was shaking from head to foot like someone who had just dashed under an icy mountain waterfall.