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DON JUAN EN LA FRONTERA DEL ESPÍRITU
By juan jose diez
Price: Free! Words: 99,870. Language: Spanish. Published: November 27, 2008. Category: Fiction
1884. Don Juan Valera viaja a Washington como embajador. Agobiado por los acreedores, destruido su matrimonio, América le ofrece la promesa de vivir tranquilo y de reponerse económicamente. Pero las amenazas de los independentistas cubanos no le dan tregua. Katherine Bayard, hija del Secretario de Estado del presidente Cleveland, con su amor apasionado tampoco le dará sosiego.
Splendid Isolation: The Jekyll Island Millionaires’ Club 1888-1942
By Pamela Bauer Mueller
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 72,870. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2009. Category: Fiction
Between 1888 and 1942, many of the world’s greatest minds and bank accounts gathered in splendid isolation for three months each year, often making history on Jekyll Island. A group of tycoons with surnames such as Rockefeller, Morgan, Vanderbilt, Pulitzer, Baker and others formed their exclusive Millionaires’ Club on this island hideaway—the richest and most inaccessible club of that time.
Still Life With Murder (Nell Sweeney Mysteries, Book 1)
By P.B. Ryan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,900. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010 by Patricia Ryan. Category: Fiction
National bestseller Still Life With Murder is the first book of P.B. Ryan’s acclaimed historical mystery series featuring Boston governess Nell Sweeney and opium-smoking former battle surgeon Will Hewitt. Thought to have died during the Civil War, Will is arrested for murder, and Nell must prove his innocence. Originally published by Berkley Prime Crime.
Murder in a Mill Town (Nell Sweeney Mysteries, Book 2)
By P.B. Ryan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,220. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010 by Patricia Ryan. Category: Fiction
Boston governess Nell Sweeney and her employer’s morphine-addicted son, Dr. Will Hewitt, investigate the disappearance of a young woman who worked in the Hewitt family's textile mill in Book #2 of P.B. Ryan’s behistorical mystery series, Murder in a Mill Town. Bk #2 a finalist for the prestigious Mary Higgins Clark Award. Originally published by Berkley Prime Crime.
Death on Beacon Hill (Nell Sweeney Mysteries, Book 3)
By P.B. Ryan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,860. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010 by Patricia Ryan. Category: Fiction
Boston governess Nell Sweeney keeps one foot in her Irish roots and the other in the world of Brahmin privilege as she and Dr. Will Hewitt investigate the shooting deaths of a notorious actress and her Irish maid. Book #3 of P.B. Ryan’s critically praised historical mystery series, Death on Beacon Hill was originally published by Berkley Prime Crime.
Murder on Black Friday (Nell Sweeney Mysteries, Book 4)
By P.B. Ryan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,790. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010 by Patricia Ryan. Category: Fiction
In Book #4 of P.B. Ryan’s bestselling historical mystery series, Boston governess Nell Sweeney, along with roguish Harvard professor and forensic scientist Will Hewitt, investigates the deaths of two men who committed suicide--or did they?--when the gold market crashed in 1869. Originally published by Berkley Prime Crime, a division of Penguin Group, Inc.
Murder in the North End (Nell Sweeney Mysteries, Book 5)
By P.B. Ryan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,690. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010 by Patricia Ryan. Category: Fiction
Irish-born governess Nell Sweeney and Brahmin black sheep Dr. Will Hewitt infiltrate the worst Irish slum in Boston to keep Detective Colin Cook from being framed for murder in Book #5 of P.B. Ryan’s celebrated historical mystery series, Murder in the North End. Originally published by Berkley Prime Crime, a division of Penguin Group, Inc.
A Bucket of Ashes (Nell Sweeney Mysteries, Book 6)
By P.B. Ryan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,780. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010 by Patricia Ryan. Category: Fiction
Governess Nell Sweeney and wounded battle surgeon Will Hewitt reunite on Cape Cod to investigate the death of Nell’s long-lost brother--who may or may not have murdered a woman in cold blood--in Book #6 of P.B. Ryan’s critically acclaimed historical mystery series, A Bucket of Ashes. Originally published by Berkley Prime Crime, a division of Penguin Group, Inc.
Look Up, Newport! A Walking Tour of Newport, Rhode Island
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Newport, Rhode Island from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
A Walking Tour of A Saratoga Springs, New York
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Saratoga Springs, New York from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.