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Series: The Marshall Mike Baxter Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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A mysterious box sitting beside the rail-road tracks seriously complicates Mike Baxter's life. Without tools, and unable to open it, his mental juices start to flow. There’s only one thing that could be that heavy: gold. A short story in the western tradition.
The Widow Nancy Buck
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 78,990. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by Loose Cannon. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
It's the late 1880's and aging widow Nancy Buck is looking forward to spending her last few remaining years on the ranch her husband, John, carved out of the burning desert in Arizona. Being pressured by a local rancher to sell out, she can't help but wonder why. Why does the rich rancher desire her land enough that he's spending lives casually in an attempt to get it?
The Last Ancient
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,380. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014 by Champagne Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Following a bloody trail of ancient coins, a reporter confronts conspiracy and his own family's dark secrets.
The Kingdom in the Country: A Journey through the Real American West
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 99,610. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » History » American
Welcome to the new Wild West: a vast, sprawling land of eternal hope and busted dreams, of grizzlies, dune buggies and range wars, dope growers, corporate bandits, ecotage and, yes, even gun-slinging. With grace and humor the author takes the reader along on an exhilarating land voyage from the Pecos River to the Pacific Northwest and south again to the Mexican border....
The Vostok Juncture
Price: Free! Words: 63,870. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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Two miles beneath the Antarctic ice lies Lake Vostok. Dark. Forgotten. The way it should be. A few years ago, scientists found evidence hinting at the presence of gold in the lake. A desperate Arthur Sinclair, Chairman of the near-bankrupt AmCorp, wants to force the Vostok Station scientists to go find the gold. Arthur Sinclair has forgotten one thing. Lake Vostok does not want them there.
The Giant's Garden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Nature
A delightful variation of the traditional farytale of Jack and the Beanstalk...Was that Giant really so terrible after all?! Includes charming illustrations and instructions on how to grow your very own apple tree!
Gold Crazy
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 12,900. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Outdoor Skills, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Consulting
Learn how to research gold, how to locate gold, how to mine gold, how to invest in gold mining and how to raise money like the big corporations using a special process. I have consulted small mine owners in over 27 countries for over 15 years. I will show you details related to gold mining and gold prospecting in the USA.
This Life of Mine: A Collection of Short Stories by J.E. Gilbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,390. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This largely autobiographical series of vignettes captures the grimness, wildness and unpredictability of an era when times were tough and people were tougher. Gilbert’s simple, yet masterful storytelling frequently leads the reader in very unexpected directions. These human narratives ring with honesty and humor and contribute to preserving a unique part of the past.
North of the Pier - A Murder Mystery
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,130. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Skylar Tirnov is found hung in his slick LA night club with money and a huge diamond in his pocket. Detective Marcello Prado and former CSI Connie Cane work with the CIA and foreign services to follow clues that take them to Alaska and eastern Russia. A trail of contraband diamond and gold leads back to the US. They are plagued by false identities, betrayal and danger before the crime is solved.
There's Something Mysterious in God's Country (Nova Scotia)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,140. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
The famous Oak Island "Money Pit" may be related to a nearby castle ruin. Who built them and why? The story of the "pit" may be familiar to many, but the theories proposed are completely new.