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Killing Thoreau
Series: One Of Books · Historical Fiction · My Personal Favorites. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,490. Language: American English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » USA
The author's 10th book is an imaginative time travel story. It begins with the disappearance with all ten participants of the Organic Synthesis and the Transcendentalist Movement class. This strange class often reached cult-like fervor. To bring them back, three men decide to go back to Walden Pond to end Thoreau's life. Will they be successful doing so and rewrite history as we know it?
Hunted
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,660. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Trying to leave behind painful memories of her mother’s mysterious death, Jetta Graham moves to Salem, Massachusetts. Rather than finding relief, the past is lying in wait. Salem’s dark history cannot be appeased; unsettling things begin to happen. If she doesn’t find help soon, her mother’s fate may be her own. Is she being haunted . . . or hunted?
The Genealogy of Herman Webster Mudgett
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions
Herman Webster Mudgett (1861-1896) was from Gilmanton, New Hampshire. His roots are in rural New England. Aside from Mudgett, his relatives had the surnames Page and Price. My e-book looks Herman Mudgett's ancestry from the family's origins in Exeter and Norfolk in England. I have included ancestral information about the mass murderer's wives, his son and daughter, and one of his accomplices.
The Dazzling Darkness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,660. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
A cemetery. A lost child. An ancient secret. Do you believe in ghosts? Come with the Brooke family on their search for their lost boy, Henry, inside Old Willow Cemetery. Discover the dazzled faces in the darkened air and know their secret. Gothic Readers Book Club Award Winner for Outstanding Fiction, 2013. Readers’ Favorite International Bronze Medal Winner, 2014.
Profiles of Women Murdered by the Boston Strangler
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Social Science » True crime
My e-book is a close examination of the lives of women who were murdered by the Boston Strangler in 1962-63. I researched the women's ethnic backgrounds, their families, immigration history, employment, living places, and death circumstances. Different than other true crime books, I focused on the people who were victims instead of the criminal. Each of the women was noteworthy in her own right.
New England Covered Bridges
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 9. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 27,920. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
A new guide to the more than 175 historic Covered Bridges in the New England area. Up to date information on each one. Included for each bridge are detailed directions and GPS coordinates, photos as well as detailed directions for Self Guided tours of each region in the area. If you live in or travel in the New England area, you will treasure having this guide available.
Apothesion of the Ocean
Price: Free! Words: 23,590. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Three thousand miles of the Pacific Ocean, distilled into a wealth of poetry.
Georgetown at the Turn of the Millennium
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 10,930. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Georgetown is located 35 miles north of the City of Boston. It is in Essex County and has a number of historical seventeenth century neighbors. Unlike its neighbors, Georgetown has its own K-12 public school system, and is the home of "Erie Four," the oldest still operating privately owned fire company in the United States, funded primarily by donations. These are some of its citizens' stories.
Voir Dire
Series: Small Town PI, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,950. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
PI Alex Bourque has jury duty. As he’s challenged by the prosecution during jury selection, the defense has a brilliant idea: Hire Alex to help defend an accused murderer. Yet as Alex delves into the case, he discovers that the defense attorney has done a shoddy job in building the defense. He also discovers something’s not right with the defendant, especially something that could set him free.
Jack of Spades
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,550. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A twisted serial killer is on the loose. He wears the mask of Galaxo, Starboy Avenger, a popular cartoon alien. He even speaks in the character's silly cartoonish voice. He does so while committing unspeakable acts on his victims. And it's up to Det. John Spader to find the man beneath the mask and stop the killing.