Books tagged: forgery

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The Confession of Captain Hyde
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,010. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
In the far north waters of the Bering Sea, Captain Hyde chased his gear into the ice pack. Foolishly believing he had reached a patch of open water, he continued north. On the brink of death, not by drowning or exposure, but by starvation, Captain Hyde shared his secret. In 1929, a trial started that would captivate an entire town. The State of Oklahoma vs. Frances Clifford Hyde.
Golden Spikes
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 133,920. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Navy pilot Jason Harte crashed and escaped to Laos where he disregarded warnings about danger and began competing with murderous Laotian businessmen. He discovered a way to buy raw gold from miners and turned the idea into a fortune that he used to build a financial empire. Forged stock certificates and attempted murder crushed his company. Survival meant retaliating under dangerous conditions.
The van der Rohe Forgery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,950. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012 by CV-2 Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Fakes. Johan's newly purchased antique Barcelona chairs, perfect examples of van der Rohe's original design, came fresh from an asteroid factory, not from the prior century on distant Earth. Facing his wife's anger, risking their friends' scorn, could he use an interplanetary crisis to turn the tables—and chairs?
The Mistress
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,280. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Coveted by many, can a mistress only be true to one person? Wealthy men conspire to own a masterpiece. A young man seeks a new beginning with his family. He becomes embroiled with criminals and stolen art.In a world of double dealing and forgery a strong woman weakens when she has to choose between duty or love.
Fall
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,540. Language: British English. Published: February 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Britain is flooded with forged banknotes. Powerful men are involved who will kill to keep their secrets. Jim Radford and PABLO are called in to investigate. Jim is helped by Carlotta, his mysteriously wealthy girlfriend. Car chases, arson, treachery and violence - a baptism of fire for the desk-jockeys. They blunder around Britain, Toronto and Niagara Falls, leading to a spectacular climax.
The Kwerekwere Testament 1: Going Beyond Borders
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,580. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
kwerekwere is the derogatory term that black South Africans use when addressing foreign blacks. Orakwe travels to Swaziland to sell Nigerian traditional attires. The journey which was for 2 weeks, spirals into 13.5 years. Orakwe eventually moves to S. Africa where he is exposed to the the realities of institutionalized racism, xenophobia and crime. He learns crime quickly and even masters it well
Two Tocks before Midnight
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,020. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The Strange Affair of October 24th, 1859 When a flurry of forgeries appear in museums and among collectors, the members of the Agora, a society dedicated to the betterent of man, take it upon themselves to stop the rogues.
Original Finish
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,090. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
a cursed chippendale desk propels wally winchester, a severely obsessed arts and crafts furniture picker, into the first great adventure of his life. thrown into the midst of a murder-littered conspiracy and an international forgery scheme, the intrepid wally finds himself torn between saving the antique score of a lifetime and saving his own life.
Rembrandt Sings
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 82,290. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Ambitious art historian Bill Maguire searches Paris for a subject for his doctoral thesis and follows up faint clues about once famous abstract painter Alexander Golden. He finds himself in Carmel listening to the death-bed confessions of Joe Rembrandt, an art forger on an industrial scale, and meets beautiful Anna Glover whose life seems somehow connected with the dying man.
Further Notes From the Dispatch Box of John H Watson, MD
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Series: The Dispatch Box of John H Watson MD, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,290. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013 by Inknbeans Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
The second box ("the dispatch-box") to be discovered in the vaults of Cox & Co. of Charing Cross has been the source of even more discoveries concerning the celebrated detective Sherlock Holmes. This collection includes a Foreword from consulting Sherlockian Dr. Philip C. Eyster.