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A Very Special Election
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,270. Language: American English. Published: November 7, 2015 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Bodyguard for Ben Kupperman, a senatorial candidate, sounds like a perfect easy job. But Kupperman has pissed off every contractor, union boss, and teacher in the state with his corruption probes. He needs constant protection. P.I. Joe Benedetti takes the job, and recruiting his friend Moe Flynn, they are unaware they are heading into a storm. Can they keep the candidate alive until the election?
Bush Bucks: How Public Service and Corporations Helped Make Jeb Rich
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,210. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
In Bush Bucks: How Public Service and Corporations Helped Make Jeb Rich, Government Accountability Institute (GAI) President and New York Times bestselling author Peter Schweizer and his team of GAI investigators perform a granular examination of former Florida Governor Jeb Bush’s financial dealings and accumulation of wealth.
Science and democracy reviews.
Price: Free! Words: 93,370. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
As they separately pursue their shared ethic of progress, scientific research and democratic reform conduct themselves as two different journeys, both here followed, as the evidence mounts that they depend on each other to meet the stresses that survival poses.
Worm in the Blossom
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,770. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In the stifling summer of 1826, the death of a young man in Hyde Park uncovers a web of blackmail and corruption so far-reaching that even the redoubtable Constable Sam Plank is shocked. Susan Grossey’s third Sam Plank novel plunges the magistrates’ constable, his determined wife Martha and his protégé William Wilson into a dark and desperate world.
Mr. Brass
Series: The Republic of Selegania. Price: Free! Words: 61,330. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
After a rash of brazen daylight crimes by wild drug fiends plagues the capital city’s plushest shopping district, the senate wonders if it is time to outlaw a popular new substance called Smokeless Green. However, more than one senator has found this treat to his liking, and thus an exemption for gentlemen is proposed.
Tear·Sin
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 18,500. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
When the legendary knight, Ganton the Unburnt, betrays the Order to join the trans-oceanic slave trade, a young knight named Tyrsan stows away on a slave ship to stop him.
The Malabar Coast
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015 by CV-2 Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Travel 14,000 miles to a high-tech fountain of youth. Wonder and dread combine in a near future tale of vast medical opportunities... and shadowy figures out to deny those opportunities to the world.
Corruption's Price: A Spanish Deceit
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 115,890. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Davide Shape returns to Madrid to grow a client's business. With the chances of success diminishing and suspicious about why, he asks a previous business partner to come from Sydney. She does, bringing a fellow Australian and bi-sexual colleague. Their activities soon provoke a reaction from from those who fear the consequences. The effect is to question the viability of the Spanish state.
Dirt Ordinary
Series: Shining a Light. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,840. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015 by Tharsis Highlands. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Would it shock you to find that there are at least 489 new conspiracies starting every second? This is a conservative figure. From kids conspiring to steal cookies, to governments conspiring to go to war -- you will discover just how true it is that conspiracies are "dirt ordinary."
My Father and Other Liars
You set the price! Words: 101,580. Language: British English. Published: September 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
When Maurice Oldham and Lori Ann Beaumont are thrown together by chance, they assume it is a one off. But soon they are entangled in a mystery involving the illegal importation of human embryos, dodgy lawyers, corrupt Church officials, aggrandising scientists and self-serving federal officials. Who can they trust? Certainly not their fathers.