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Phoenix in Ice (Short story)
Price: Free! Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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In this cold, brutal world, people seek warmth, and people seek the answers. So, why would a person set themselves on fire?..
No More Weekends
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,150. Language: American English. Published: July 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Dark visions of a near future, one in which you never leave your workplace.
Missing Syndicate?: Corporate Intent Series
Series: Corporate Intent, Book 4 ยท My Personal Favorites. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,710. Language: American English. Published: July 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The series finale is a thrilling ride into a dystopian universe where businesses rule. It starts with DCRI accused of removing a Syndicate. While in hiding, DCRI must prove their innocence. Along the way, the reader meets many of the universe's players and old acquaintances reappear. Will the DCRI team be able to fight everyone and set things right? Read on to learn the exciting answer!
Mutiny on the Star-Bound
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,810. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
How would you like to be shanghaied to the stars? Does whether you’re human or not make a difference? Martin Henshaw, a digital mechanic is tricked into a job with Transgalaxian, tending cybers far from home. But when he finds himself in the middle of a mutiny on the Star-Bound, Martin begins to wonder: who’s rebelling against whom? "Mutiny on the Star-Bound" is a science fiction novelette.
The Blackguard
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 58,320. Language: American English. Published: April 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first of Ben Garrido's three novels about broken identity, The Blackguard follows young engineer Marcus Hunyadi as he tries to separate Nevada’s ancient and isolated town of Enclave from its immense natural resources, protect a child of tainted blood, and attain the power he craves.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 123, Number 4 - January 2014
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 113,600. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Bankruptcy & insolvency, Nonfiction » Law » Corporate
Contents of Vol. 123, No. 4, are: "Ice Cube Bonds: Allocating the Price of Process in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy," by Melissa Jacoby & Edward Janger; "The Evolution of Shareholder Voting Rights: Separation of Ownership and Consumption," by Henry Hansmann & Mariana Pargendler; Note, "Vindicating Vindictiveness: Prosecutorial Discretion & Plea Bargaining, Past & Future"; & a Note on crowding out effects.
Stanford Law Review: Volume 64, Issue 6 - June 2012
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 101,480. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Securities, Nonfiction » Law » Conflict of Laws
The June 2012 issue (#6) of Stanford Law Review includes DOMA and choice of law (William Baude), shareholder proxy fights for small companies (Thomas Stratmann & J.W. Verret), infringement conflation (Peter S. Menell), and student work on congressional blocking of executive power re terrorist transfers and on whether juries can exclude noncitizens. Linked notes, active TOC, and proper formatting.
The war at the river Zitar Nuo
Price: Free! Words: 40,230. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
In the future countries no longer exist, companies rule the land. They fight for the resources they need by way of their employees. One man, Abreon pulled from his wife and children, tossed into the war for the Zitar Nuo River somehow survives it all. Perhaps, he can stop the war, the corporate rule and finally return home.
What Do Lawyers Do?: An Ethnography of a Corporate Law Firm
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,470. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Workplace culture
A legal scholar and sociologist, Flood spent years observing a large US law firm from the inside--much like an embedded journalist, but with the perspective of a researcher on the theory & practice of legal organizations. What he analyzed resulted in a study cited by many scholars over the years as the ultimate account of the inner workings of a corporate law firm. Adds a foreword by Lynn Mather.
Family Hour
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the near future, Valued Associate Echo 900682972187 "lives" all his days within the narrow walls of his Multitasking Cubicle-Home Station (MCHS). Every aspect of his existence is completely focused on "Productivity," the bridge to Global Corporation's utopia, the mythical "7th Era." Once a year, Valued Associates may communicate with their biological parents. Welcome to "Family Hour."