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The Surveillant’s Old Tin Trunk
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 99,620. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American
Life, Love and Death on Devil’s Island Some years ago an old tin trunk and its contents were given to the author of this book by an old lady approaching her ninetieth year. She was the only daughter of a guard who had been deployed to work in French Guiana (Devil’s Island) during the early days of the twentieth century. The rusting old box was full of the diaries, sketches, papers and personal eff
The Death of Michael Russo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,720. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
In 1913 the letter read, “Mr. Russo your son Michael has died in prison.” Years pass and in 1933 Joe’s watching a movie when he realizes the actor is Michael. Outside a newspaper boy yells “Murder! Suicide! Bathsheba kills David." The murdered man is again Michael. Joe finds Helen, the director of the film and she explains how Michael died twice, this sends Joe to find the real killer.
The Survivor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,890. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Western
Marcel Dupre, condemned to the penal colony at French Guiana, writes an expose of life in the Foreign Legion and in the penal colony. He finally escapes by sea and reaches the U.S. where he hopes to have his book published. Agents of the shaky French government will do anything to destroy him and his expose. A Wells Fargo messenger is dispatched to find and assist him.
Portraits of France
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 189,300. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Portraits of France is part memoir, part journalism, part history, part gastronomic adventure. An intensely personal tour of a France not found in guidebooks. From Heloise and Abelard to Lafayette to DeGaulle, from the guillotine to an 1806 Chateau Lafite, from lungbusting Tour de France climbs to the still pockmarked terrain around Verdun to a World War II concentrtion camp in the Pyrenees.
South of Cayenne
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,860. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1949 after returning to the States, a Berlin Airlift crew crashes in an unexplored area of Brazil. Only two of the five-man crew survive. The information is closely held---only President Truman and a select few know the cause of the crash. On national security grounds, the information is classified 'Top Secret' and sealed for fifty years.