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Verne Sankey Kidnapper and Bootlegger
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Verne Sankey kidnapped businessmen in St. Paul, Minnesota and Denver, Colorado. He aspired to abduct athletes Babe Ruth and Jack Dempsey. Sankey, an Iowan by birth had drifted north to South Dakota and Saskatchewan before returning to the United States in the late 1920s. It was considered likely that Sankey had inside knowledge of the Lindbergh baby's kidnapping as plans were found at his hideout.
Bake Sale Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,990. Language: American English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Regan lived a good life in Prairieville until the day her parents died. As she grieves, the mother of a student dies under odd circumstances. Did someone commit murder or was it an accident? Regan and her friend Taylor set out to solve the case. Taylor dates star quarterback Brett; Regan dates nerdy Garret. He and Brett reveal superpowers. Do villains plot from the shadows to hide the truth?
Dewayne Tiny Lund
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Tiny Lund was most successful as a driver in NASCAR's Grand American Series. He won 41 races overall as a driver in this division. In four different years Tiny won the Grand American Series overall title. His Grand National Division cars were largely underfunded although he drove for some elite owners like Bud Moore, Buck Baker and Lee Petty. Lund was killed tragically in a 1975 race at Talladega.
Pick-me-up
Price: Free! Words: 68,540. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
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In small town Iowa, where a family's reputation is hard to shake, Katelyn has a choice to make--Follow her sisters' lead, lose herself to love, take the drug that's offered, or pick herself up after getting knocked down. This young adult novel travels to the troubling truth of life outside high school hallways where not every family or teenager is innocent.
Oskaloosa Moon
Price: $4.81 USD. Words: 103,570. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
OSKALOOSA MOON recaptures beauty, pain and adolescent struggles in a mid-American farm village, circa 1950. In the spirit of Mark Twain's "Huckleberry Finn" and movies like "Forrest Gump", OSKALOOSA MOON reveals the adventures of an outcast boy who was unwilling to be invisible.