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The Voyages of the Swallow
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 71,890. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2009. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
Intrigue, corruption and high adventure, on land and at sea. A hastily assembled team, led by a Mossad agent, an Israeli Naval officer and a German ship owner seek to smuggle five hundred tonnes of Uranium Ore out of Europe, under the noses of the European authorities. The future of the Middle Eastern conflicts and thus of the world may be affected by the cargo of the ageing m.v. ‘Swallow".
Tourists
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,010. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2009. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Tourists is a satire. When the CIA wants to build a secret air strip in the bush north of Ottawa, a lobbyist is recruited to get the deal done. The plan is threatened by publicity generated by the Taylor brothers whose land is to be expropriated. The CIA plans an alternative event in case of failure, in clandestine meetings held in a van driven on the Rideau Canal during Winterlude.
Advantage Disadvantage
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,780. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2009. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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.
Top Ten Things to Consider - All in a Day's Work
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,580. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
This book is a product of lessons learned by me and other employees around the world. What you will find is a myriad of examples of how not knowing impacted an employee and an organization. Within this short collection of knowledge are the top ten things that an employee should ethically consider – and it’s all in a day’s work.
Morning Can Last Forever
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Price: Free! Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2009. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
2,000 words of fiction on how a simple criminal transaction could go awry if done on a wrong morning
Eden's Deadly Shore
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Series: Swan River, 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,550. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2009 by Darling Newspaper Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
At seventeen, shopgirl Maggie meets the man of her dreams, but her dye-stained cheeks turn the dream to nightmare. This thrilling sequel to Run Maggie Run is set in a class conscious 1830s colony, where Maggie opposes its corrupt British rulers.
Caesar Americanus
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Price: $5.45 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2009 by Worthy Shorts. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Written in 1968, this is an excerpt from a play reflecting the playwright’s interest in politics, history, and the dangers of political power, as well as his interest in drama. It is, in part, a thought experiment exploring how power might be seized in the United States with the help of "modern" technology. But, it is mostly a gripping story.
Corruption and Financial Crime
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Price: Free! Words: 155,370. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business Law
Essays about corruption, money laundering, crime, and international finance.
Family Man, Thief
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,100. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Two powerful men, one famous painting and a hatred that has been festering for two decades are about to clash. Deputy Director Jason Brown wants the top job and he'll do anything to get it, even recreate his most famous success. Master-thief Terry Effingham has other plans, destroy the man who put him in prison and killed his partner. One man wil get all he wants the other will lose everything.
The Aloha Diary
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,850. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Leda Swann's technical career has settled into a predictable routine. When she is offered a chance to work in Honolulu, she accepts the challenge. Hoping for adventure, she is seduced by the island but her stay in paradise is threatened when she confronts the sinister side of Government contracting.