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One Dead Crow: Personal Accounts of the Paranormal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,060. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
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One Dead Crow, Personal Accounts of the Paranormal is part autobiography, part journalism, part mystery, part history and a peek into real-life supernatural events that occurred in the life of the author.
Berry Picking
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,880. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » General
Love comes with surprises... Paula Oyelowo thinks she knows the kind of man she wants. Unfortunately, her mother wants her to marry for money. Her aunt wants her to marry for love. But a trip to a berry patch soon forces her to see what she wants for herself. Dara Girard is the bestselling author of more than twenty novels including "Gaining Interest" and "Honest Betrayal".
An American Family
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 175,890. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A sprawling multi-generational novel about five siblings in a Jewish-American family. Beginning the day JFK was assassinated and ending on 9/11, the story takes us to Woodstock, Vietnam, Haight-Ashbury, the music scene on the Sunset Strip and the upper west side of Manhattan. More than just one family’s story, this book is a trip through the tumultuous changes in America during these years.
A Hand in Happiness
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013 by Terracentric Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Biography, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Where is the line between love, survival and happiness? A Hand in Happiness expresses the everyday struggles and gradual triumph of a young female immigrant. 31 poems and drawings about survival, love and happiness will touch and encourage you to fight for the life you want to live. Read a sample poem online: http://terracentricpress.weebly.com/a-hand-in-happiness.html
Ring of Fire; Or: Antumbra of a Wintered Empire
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 66,590. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Manu is constantly in love with the wrong person. He runs around a twenty-first century America looking in all the wrong places. An immigrant in a strange land, he goes daydreaming on airplanes and buses, aimless and lost. Looking for work in all the wrong places, Manu dreams the American dream. Is he the enemy? he wonders, running in the long shadow of the violent birth of this Global century.
Melting Point 2040
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,420. Language: American English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A riveting, thought-provoking tale, Melting Point 2040 explores the human costs of an America facing divide. The book follows intertwined lives of a young Mexican immigrant, a disjointed survival gaming fanatic, a University professor and many others fighting over the nation's greatest split since the Civil War. America’s future may depend on a reluctant hero.
Mariuzza, A Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,270. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Mariuzza, A Life is the story of Maria Bellino Amato who was born in Sicily, emigrated to the United States when she was 16, and experienced numerous family tragedies. Nevertheless, she prospered and eventually died in the garden in her suburban home near New Brunswick NJ in 1979 at the age of 84.
The Engelking Letters
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 41,830. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013 by The Hugh & Helene Schonfield World Service Trust. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Family history
'The Engelking Letters' is a collection of letters written by or pertaining to Ferdinand Friedrich Engelking 1810-1885.
Bonanno Family Members In New York In 1920
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » History » Family history
My eBook profiles more than 100 Bonanno family members who lived in all boroughs of New York City in 1920. For each head of household, I have listed street address information as well as work industries. Related family members are described. Immigration and Naturalization dates are given, as is literacy data. Entries were researched from the 1920 U.S. Census and New York City Business Directory.
Rockin' The Bronx
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,290. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Biographical
The Bronx is burning in 1980-82. John Lennon is being stalked, Bobby Sands is dying, the Reagan Revolution has begun and AIDS is about to be identified. Sean arrives from Ireland searching for his girlfriend, Mary. He finds a lot more than he's looking for, including Danny McCorley, a hard-hitting, book-loving, construction worker with a shadowy past in the Irish Republican movement and a secret.