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Strangers in the Woods
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
A cabin in the mountains near Ashville, North Carolina is the place to find solitude when you need it. This is Janis’s haven― lovely on a summer day, cozy in winter by the fire. Nothing is amiss until a sudden February storm brings cutting wind and snow, a lot of snow, to the Great Smokies. After nightfall, above the wind, a scratching on her door sends her senses rocketing into the stratosphere.
Slaughter's First Case
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,620. Language: American English. Published: January 12, 2015 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
A stubborn and irascible commercial fisherman turns up dead while fishing 100 miles from the shore; the police call it an accident but it looks like suicide. The man’s wife, though, knows it’s murder. She knows just the person to find the murderer: her insurance agent, a man she dated one time in high school. Armed with a secret he hasn’t told anyone, she convinces him to come to her aid.
The Uninvited Guest
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Horror » Crime
In this short story, just after the turn of the last century, in a small, warm rural home, the Buckley family are joyously preparing for their Christmas Eve dinner. As they gather at their feast, a travelling stranger knocks at their door and they welcome him at their festive table. What happens next will scar their Christmas memories for the rest of their lives!
Aiming for Sport
Price: Free! Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2014 by Loose Cannon. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Shooting
This mid-twentieth century promotional booklet (circa 1940s - 1950) was published to encourage and educate Boy Scout/4H/other youth groups about how to go about setting up a small bore practice range and shooting competitions. Topics covered include how to organize your own shooting club, safe range construction (both indoor and outdoor), basic shooting fundamentals and safety practices.
Remington 1858 Revolver in "Gone With The Wind"
Series: 名枪,电影,历史. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 210. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: December 26, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Weapons
作者无意中收藏了一支古董级别的雷明顿转轮手枪后,发现与电影《飘》(又译《乱世佳人》)中电影道具系同款。因此重新观影,获得新的角色关系感受。但电影为白瑞德选用雷明顿,其实在美国南方枪械收藏界中颇有争议……本书并非考证真伪。因为封面上拍摄的这一支,本身经历就很复杂,据说与美国西部19世纪著名的丹顿兄弟匪帮家族有关联……
Remington 1858: The Gun That Won Scarlett
Series: Famous Guns in Movies and History. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Weapons, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
The Remington 1858 or New Model Army Revolver has an intimate relationship with the film Gone With the Wind. After purchasing an 1858, research into its supposed use by the Dalton Gang and the discovery that this type of gun had been used as a prop in Gone with the Wind created a perfect opportunity to explore its dynamic history.
He Shot First
Price: Free! Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short story, about 3600 words. Dan Tippdale is a human among aliens on an unfamiliar world. A bar fight lands him in jail -- and he shot first. The charge might not be murder, but that might not matter -- from the looks of things, he might not live to stand trial. And then there's the matter of his lawyer, who has something big in common with the alien Dan shot...
Belly of the Beast
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014 by Mack Trimble. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
According to the author, Knowledge, prison has three classes of occupants: regular inmates, convicts and the elite few. And the latter are the ones that are the shakers and movers that make things happen. This first story, that is now within your hand, is one that is within the “good” category. And the principal character is one of the “elite few.”
From Prison to Praise
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,240. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Raised in North Carolina, Michael Hall learned to love two things above all else; God and family. Unfortunately for him, when his way of serving both did not work out the way he thought it would, he lost his family, and his faith. Michael spent years chasing happiness through the deepest reaches of sin until the day God needed him for a special mission.
Defensive Pistol
Price: Free! Words: 31,500. Language: American English. Published: September 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Shooting, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
A companion to my NRA Defensive Pistol course. This book covers the modern techinque of the pistol and tactics for self-defense.