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Sugar
Series: Connor Murray, Book 2. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 66,690. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013 by IceBox Media. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Connor Murray is back! While fighting for his life in a personal crisis, Connor realizes to his shock, he must also fight his own government. Corrupt officials are tied to an ancient cause that is still playing itself out in a very real way in our lives today. And what is sugar? Sugar at its root is energy. Who controls energy controls the world. The black helicopters are coming...
Dead Run
Series: Abashiri Sky City, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013 by Star Catcher Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
On a run for her very life… For Mira Escala, a new job overseeing docks at Abashiri Sky City represents a new start. Until she winds up in the wrong place at the wrong time, witnessing the wrong event. Accused, her life on the line, and with no one to trust, Mira runs. Before someone sends her on a long fall through the clouds below. A science fiction suspense novelette.
Twenty Years Later, By Separation Peak
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history
From early on, Devin Culhane navigates the political world like a pro. When President Milan handpicks Devin as an intern, he comes to idolize Milan as a sort of demigod. Until Devin finds himself confronted with Milan’s past. Devin’s response to that information will change the course of history—but sometimes change brings consequences too harsh to bear.
The Seductive Schoolhouse Scandal
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013 by Pegasus Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sexual abuse & harassment, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Set in an urban city in central New Jersey, The Seductive Schoolhouse Scandal, inspired by true events, is the story of Jack Rumford, a corrupt school administrator operating in an impoverished, neglected, poorly-supervised school district.When the state becomes involved, teacher Cindy Stone can only hope that justice is served before Jack Rumford can exact his revenge.
Dust of the Danakil
Series: African Memoir, Book 4. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,860. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
A gripping memoir of the 1974 humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia, Dust of the Danakil is a true story of an ill-conceived project in the violent, drought-stricken Danakil region. The author, sent by UK government pen-pushers to harness seasonal flood water and turn the notoriously aggressive Afar herdsmen into farmers, discovered a hostile environment that almost cost him him his life.
City of Knives
Series: Foreign Detective, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,630. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
CITY OF KNIVES is a psychological thriller set in one of the world’s most fascinating cities. The destinies of four main characters, each pursuing his/her own agenda, intersect in Buenos Aires.
The Crimson Chip
Price: Free! Words: 15,760. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A young college student is framed by his boss for malfunctioning microchips; a field he specializes in. He soon finds out the secret motive behind the curtain and works to not only bring the people responsible to justice, but also win the girl of his dreams.
An Old Spy Story
Price: Free! Words: 124,260. Language: British English. Published: May 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Adventure » General
Eighty six years old and recently widowed, ex international businessman and reluctant spy Ollie Thomas decides it is still not too late to deal with his past. Arrested at the airport on suspicion of murdering another old man in Spain, Ollie's vivid reminiscences of his exotic working life and long love for wife, Sarah, blend to explain why he decides to track down and deal with his 'controller'.
Halls of Ivy: Pathfinder (Halls of Ivy, #2)
Series: Halls of Ivy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 142,120. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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"Halls of Ivy: Pathfinder" is the second book in the mystery thriller series "Halls of Ivy". A doctoral student investigates a string of student suicides on a college campus and discovers a darker university secret. Despite endangering herself and others, she sets out to put to an end to the corruption. Pathfinder is the second book in the "Halls of Ivy" series.
The Crime Does Pay Series: Book Two -- Pillage, Plunder and Perverted Sex
Series: The CRIME DOES PAY Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,390. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
The CRIME DOES PAY Series is an unvarnished record of how to avoid the pitfalls of becoming a victim by your crime-ridden employer, Nazi Judges, a de facto State and last but not least, your assigned assassins! This shocking true crime and murderous story is a riveting account that exposes ... All The Dirt! Its the first true crime series of its kind, read and live another day!