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The Mahogany Tree * El árbol de caoba
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,070. Language: American English. Published: May 25, 2013 by Piggy Press Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Follow the mahogany tree in its struggle for survival and purpose in nature - from seedling to majestic grandeur and then to a life of service to man and his adventures on the open seas. Its beauty captured not only in Al Sprague’s and Dagny Sprague’s words, but through Al’s exquisite pen and ink drawings. Bilingual juvenile novel - English and Spanish. International Book Awards Finalist.
Tipping Point
Price: Free! Words: 36,030. Language: Australian English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
(5.00)
Have you ever wondered what it will take to save the world? Annie has. But what can she do about it? Disaster and death have pushed Annie to her own personal tipping point. Her decision may be a little crazy, but perhaps that’s what it will take to change the world . . . Now also available at lulu.com
Gorila
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,350. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013 by GORILA ENTERPRISES, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Stunningly dark, hugely intelligent and suspensevely addictive, Gorila portraits the arrival of an exciting and highly distinctive pulp-crime novel.
Greed
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,050. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Bullying, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
‘Greed’ contains two stories: one set in the days of ‘The Californian Gold Rush’ and the other in Wigan during the 1950’s. Both stories illustrate the triumph of the good person over that of the greedy one who seeks to get what want through thieving, cheating, lying and bullying. The stories have a thief, cheat, liar and bully and an honest person as characters whose lives impact on each other.
Two Crude Dames and Horace Catchpole
Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 32,420. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Bullying, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Horace Catchpole is a man whose life is totally controlled by two monstrous women: his mother and his wife. Horace is a wimp of a man who has had his bark beaten into submission by his cruel and greedy mother. As he approaches 30, she decides to sell her son into marriage with another cruel and greedy woman. All three start living together and life worsens for Horace until the worm turns.
Il Maiale Avido
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 990. Language: Italian. Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Fairy tales and fables, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Europe
Questa e una storia di un contadino che aveva fame. Si ha imparato una importanta lezione di non Rubare e dice Bucie.
The Bones of the Kuhina Nui
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,920. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
For generations on the Big Island of Hawaii, the women of the Pono family have guarded the secret hiding place of the bones of Queen Ka'ahumanu, King Kamehameha's favorite wife and powerful ruler herself. Now as Haunani, matriarch of the family, feels old age approaching, she must turn over her responsibilities, and the family lands, to one of her four daughters. But which one?
Pay To Play (Sex, Money, Drama & Football)
Series: Never Say Never, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Romance » General
(5.00)
In this breathtaking story, full of sex, drama, action, money and betrayal a football coach takes us on a journey. The coach is a hard working man who had good intentions to help his community by volunteering to coach little league football, but his good intentions are corrupted by greed, sex and money. Can we really say never and mean it ?
Murphy's Heist
Series: John McBride Thrillers. Price: Free! Words: 61,690. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(2.00)
When artist John McBride stumbles on a series of strange events, he finds that the biggest bullion heist since the eighties is about to be committed ...
Missing Company?: Corporate Intent Series
Series: Corporate Intent, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,660. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Terry and Rose get engaged and attend a conference. But once home, they learn that their company has completely disappeared! Can Judy and the DCRI team once again unravel the truth? As the story unfolds, the team learns that there are greater implications to their search than ever imagined. The reader is taken on a fantastic trip through galactic backwaters while unmasking the eventual truth.