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The Mismatched Braid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,660. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Middle Eastern
An Iraqi man flees Baghdad after the Gulf War and immigrates to Greece in the hopes of reaching America. When his American cousin visits him in Athens, he immediately falls in love with her. But is she, like America, too far from his reach?
The Great Tea Party in the Old Northwest: State Constitutional Conventions, 1847-1851
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,540. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Supporters of today's Tea Party movement claim the Boston Tea Party of 1773 as their inspiration, while scholars dismiss the connection. Neither camp pays much attention to intervening years; both overlook one of the great populist movements. Yet 19th-century Americans who were fed up with reckless government spending, high taxes, and crony capitalism launched a campaign for smaller government.
The Flavor Of Cultures
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,800. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Middle Eastern
Mervat was born in Iraq as a minority Christian and in the late 1970s and came to America at age two. Torn between her cultural heritage which dates back over 7300 years and the new land of freedom and opportunity, she watches friends live an Americanized lifestyle while she clings onto Middle Eastern traditions, all along yearning for the courage to follow her own path.
A Gift From St. Nick (Historical Romance)
Series: Love's Great War (Historical Romance), Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,780. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Betrayed. Deceived. Dare they trust again? Hans Lubeck lost the woman he loved and the family farm to his brother. Schoolteacher Lenore Kerrigan devotes her time to her pupils and good works. Both have plans for their lives. But this holiday season, fate and an island of matchmakers have other ideas. Will they accept the gift of a lifetime, or will the past steal away any chance at happiness?
Exile on Kalamazoo Street
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,140. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Substance Abuse & Addictions / Alcoholism
Bryce Carter was once a promising novelist. After his experimental novel Reflections bombed, he walked away from his teaching job and drowned his sorrows in whiskey. To stop drinking and avoid temptation, he holes up in his house during the long, snowy winter. Meanwhile, the terms of his self-imposed exile make him dependent on his sister and a sitting duck for anyone who cares to drop by.
The Sons of Man
Price: Free! Words: 31,600. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Teen Sonya Neslund and her friends solve the mystery behind a series of sniper shootings in their hometown during a fierce winter. Who is the Marine Sniper?
Haunted Copper Country: The History & Ghost Stories of Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,970. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit, Nonfiction » History » North America
From ghosts of the copper mining industry to kissing specters, Haunted Copper Country whisks you away on a whirlwind tour of Michigan Keweenaw Peninsula. A brief history of each location provides insight into the origins of the haunted tales, many never before published and culled from the author's interviews with witnesses and ghost hunters. Explore the spooky side of the Keweenaw—if you dare.
Blood is Thicker Than Sugar
Price: Free! Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
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BLOOD IS THICKER THAN SUGARS is an intense, high paced, young adult sports fiction about a prep basketball standout and his complications with type-1 diabetes. The first chapter, "Love has a shot clock" is a stand-alone short story that serves as an introduction to the 15 chapter fictional story
Winners and Losers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,940. Language: American English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Set in a small southern Michigan city in the early 1990s, Winners and Losers is a rollicking dark comedy starring Tom Slotrak, a young man who wins the jackpot in the Michigan Lottery and the crazy and (sometimes) romantic adventures he has afterwards. He learns the hard way that money can’t buy happiness but that it sure can lead to some very funny and bizarre experiences!
Terror in East Lansing: The Tale of MSU Serial Killer Donald Miller (A True Crime Short)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,170. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
From R. Barri Flowers, award-winning criminologist and international bestselling author of the true crime classic, The Sex Slave Murders, comes a gripping new true crime short, Terror in East Lansing: The Tale of MSU Serial Killer Donald Miller.