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Michael Lewis’ The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic history, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Investments & securities / bonds
This is a Summary of Michael Lewis’ The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine. The real story of the crash began in bizarre feeder markets in the bond and real estate derivative markets where geeks invent impenetrable securities to profit from the misery of lower and middle class Americans who can't pay their debts. This summary is aimed for those who don't have the time to devour all 291 pages.
Michael Lewis' Liar’s Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Investments & securities / bonds, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic history
This is a Summary of Michael Lewis' "Liar’s Poker Liar’s Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street" It is the culmination of those heady, frenzied years—a behind-the-scenes look at a unique and turbulent time in American business.
Shadow Transporters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,900. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
On planet Sirraz, somewhere in the sun bleached desert in an underground prison, Marc, Victor, Mary slurp their tainted green soup to survive. For their greed for smuggling military engine parts, the Sirrazian judge had handed them each a fifteen-year sentence. “Let it be known that Shadow Transporters will never be tolerated.” Marc and Victor disagree with that verdict, and Mary is left behind.
The Tollbooth in the Labyrinth (The Callaghan Tetralogy IV)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,140. Language: British English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The CT vol. 4: Chased by criminals and police agencies, Callaghan escapes by starting a new life in Australia. Half a year later he’s found by the police and again goes on the run. With his girlfriend he hides on Bali, until they are forced to solve the root to all his problems: his lost identity. They decide on a daring plan to remove all threats to his existence and recover his true identity.
The Quarry at the Crossroads (The Callaghan Tetralogy III)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,390. Language: British English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The CT vol. 3: Questioned by the police, Callaghan must make an impossible choice: which of his adopted identities he should reveal. In either case he risks jail and losing a fortune. He flees the UK, but on route to Australia via the US he’s tracked down by an assassin. Changing his plans, Callaghan escapes to Mexico unaware of the manhunt mounted by the Mafia, drug cartels, Interpol and the FBI.
Where the Bones of a Buried Rat Lie (The Callaghan Tetralogy, Vol. II)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,620. Language: British English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The CT Vol II: After his revenge and a 2nd transplant Matthias Callaghan eases into a different life. Too late he realises that Scotland Yard, The Russian Mafia’s solicitor, a London gangster and swindled old ladies want to nail him in the belief that he’s the identity he has assumed. They all believe he’s stolen millions. Callaghan’s only way out is to negotiate a murder under a different guise.
The Lost Identity Casualties (The Callaghan Tetralogy I)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,170. Language: British English. Published: March 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The CT VOL I: Matthias Callaghan wakes up from a coma to find he's been subject to a face transplant. He discovers that the reasons behind the mutilation he has suffered are greed and mistaken identity. The Russian Mafia, a deceitful lawyer, his business partner, his estranged father and his ex-wife have played a part in the loss of his face and his identity – and he plots revenge on them all.
See The Stars
Price: Free! Words: 71,360. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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This is the story of an ordinary man corrupted by greed who finds redemption when called upon to do the most amazing things.
Aptavani 9 -Gnani Purush Dadashri
Price: Free! Words: 172,370. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization, Fiction » Classics
Countless human beings take up the path of liberation also called spirituality or path of Self-realization. That which is spiritual, is by nature that which is free from ego and ego related pains in life. The fundamental fuel for ego and egoism related pain in life interaction are the inner enemies. These are pride, greed and deceit. This Aptavani 9 of Dadashri lets you See and eradicate them.
Fifty Toxic People You Need To Avoid
Price: $1.58 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This book is a collection of short poems about 50 different toxic persons we all need to avoid. Each three-stanza poem describes the negative attitude with humour and boldness that shoots straight to the heart.