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My Military Years
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,870. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The incredibly true story of a daring and cunning band of rogue army clerks working with the anti-war underground to shuffle family men and unrecognized conscientious objectors away from combat in Vietnam. Private Feeney, the groups leader, flew weekly from Boston to Oakland Army Base and put men into the trunks of cars and helped them escape - five minutes after delivering them as his prisoner.
South of the Deadline
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,580. Language: American English. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
In 1910, Seattle’s red light district, called the “Deadline,” is doing booming business in gambling, boozing and prostitution. Clara Johnson, a singer and prostitute, is found murdered in a cheap hotel. Suffragette Sophie Bramson, fleeing the music halls of Paris, returns to Seattle and meets Dr. Lars Haglund, a surgeon and pioneer forensic scientist. Together they investigate Clara's death.
Barack Obama: The Unauthorized Biography
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 274,140. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by Progressive Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
A massive, devastating exposé of the influences behind Obama - a creature of the Ford Foundation, utterly without principles. In his career in the most corrupt turf in the USA, the Chicago political machine, fraud and graft reach dizzying depths. His close cronies are multimillionaire felons. Obama and his guru Brzezinski will take us to the cleaners like we've never been before.
The 1937 San Francisco Police Graft Report by Edwin Atherton
Price: Free! Words: 21,910. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
Here the infamous Atherton Report on police graft in 1937 San Francisco, published for the first time since it's disappearance from the County Clerk's office in 1939. Current copy has typos fixed.
Woman with a Curve
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,790. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Two small-town girls, lifelong friends, make it to the top in Washington, D.C., each in her own way. Gentle, conscientious Minnie finds love, while ambitious, scheming Maxie's relentless pursuit of wealth and power attracts two powerful men: a grasping Senator and the handsome, vapid President. A satirical look at politics, power, and sex in the nation's capital, from a keen Washington observer.
Graftsmanship: How Political Corruption Undermines American Democracy and Why You Should Care
Price: $3.98 USD. Words: 73,100. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Nonviolent
Graftsmanship is political corruption. This book is written with a light touch, describing dozens of examples (some comical) of graftsmanship by city mayors, state governors, legislators and members of Congress. What tactics do they use to cheat the public? How do investigators stop them? Where is corruption most common? What can be done to reform crooked pols?Read "Graftsmanship" and see.
Dead Man's Eye
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 33,930. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
(4.11 from 18 reviews)
A corneal transplant does more than correct Joanna Raines sight. It allows her to see something that doesn't want to be seen. Something evil. Something that threatens mankind. The only trouble is that no one believes her, and by the time they do, it might be too late ... Seeing is believing. Now Joanna just has to convince everyone else.