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Bone Bird
By Darlene Barry Quaife
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 76,010. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Category: Fiction
Bone Bird (1989) received a Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best First Book. Set in the rain-drenched, dying logging town of Tanis Bay on Vancouver Island, it is the story of a young woman, Aislinn Cleary, struggling to find hope for the future while burdened with the responsibility of a dying mother and a family store.
Last Reveille
By David Morrell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,710. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction
For this 35th anniversary e-book edition, the author revised the original text.Influenced by Sam Peckinpah, this story dramatizes American soldiers as they clash with Pancho Villa and his men along the Mexican border. Told through the eyes of an old scout, who realizes his days are numbered, teaches a young recruit about the past, at a cost he never expected to pay.
Reefer Ranger (Lost DMB Files #9)
By David Mark Brown
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,840. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Category: Fiction
"Blood soaked and terse, J.T. McCutchen is an epic anti-hero in the making." A devout man of the law, Ranger McCutchen has vowed to tame the wild borderlands of early twentieth century Texas, but at what cost? Fractured, both physically and emotionally, the once singular man is forced to either reinterpret himself or the world around him.
Look Up, El Paso! A Walking Tour of El Paso, Texas
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,620. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of El Paso, Texas is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Revolution of Air and Rust
By David Lee Summers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,180. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Category: Fiction
It's 1915 and the American Expeditionary Force has invaded Northern Mexico. Pancho Villa leads his revolutionary army in a desperate raid against the American force only to be outflanked. Just as American airships prepare to deliver the death blow, Pancho Villa is transported to a parallel Earth where he finds an unexpected ally and the technology that might turn defeat into victory.
Subversion
By David Bevis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: American English. Published: October 31, 2013. Category: Fiction
A 2000-word short story of a man trapped in another time, powerless to stop the momentous events in which he is trapped, and the hidden force propelling events to their bloody conclusion.
Memoirs of a Rum-Runner
By Steven Nelson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,430. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
This is the true life story of a Spaniard in the New World. Landing in Mexico as a boy in 1816, Clemente is at heart an entrepreneur, or mafioso; he hustles through wars, gambles against revolutionaries, teetering from one side of the law to the other. Between Havana, Tampico and New Orleans, he amasses fortunes and shakes his fist at death. A bronze statue of him still stands in Utrera, Spain.
El descarrilado
By Rafael Rodríguez Castañeda
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,640. Language: Spanish. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Fiction
“El descarrilado” reúne los cuentos del autor como becario del Centro Mexicano de Escritores (1964-1965). En esta edición digital se incluyen dos relatos más, “El cuatro” y “La sequía”, que a modo de vagones se integran con el resto del volumen para recorrer desde los anhelos y sinsabores de la existencia sobre las vías hasta las promesas y traiciones de la Revolución de hace un siglo en México.
The Amulet of Cananea
By Raymond F. Cavanagh
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,240. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Category: Fiction
Carmelita Carreras's life over the past sixteen years has been a lie. Her dying mother, Edelmida, tells of a brutal rape by an Irish supervisor at the mines in Mexico. She planted a valuable antique cross in the room of her rapist seeking revenge. This begs the question of Carmelita’s true father and she sets out to find the truth, sparking events that lead to the Mexican Revolution.