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Four Read-Aloud Plays from Tales From the Drake House Outhouse
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,100. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2010. Category: Screenplays » History
These four read-aloud plays are based on my book Tales From the Drake House Outhouse. Students may read the ebook then dramatize what they have read. Used in many classroom presentations, the story and these plays explore the distinction between historical fiction and real historical facts while offering an enjoyable opportunity to play modern and pioneer roles.
Max Finnegan, Rogue Prince Of Pinconning
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011 by Four Moons Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Max Finnegan, a member of the Pinconning Clan of Mice, frets about the food stores for his people as the Michigan winter approaches. He tries to strike an honorable bargain with a local cheese maker, but when diplomacy fails, he prepares himself and his valiant army of mice and cats for a battle to ensure the Clan's survival. You'll fall in love with the charming little thief in this short story.
Mitten Memoirs: Four Short Stories From The Heart Of The Great Lakes State
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,500. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011 by Four Moons Books. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This combination book includes four delightful and endearing short stories based in Northeast Michigan. Included are: A Dog's Tale, The Moose And Leo LeSander, Granny Furhmann And The Last Supper, and Max Finnegan, Rogue Prince Of Pinconning. Click on the individual stories for samples of each. Purchase this e-book, and you'll get four stories for the price of three, plus a unique cover!
Ten From Four: A Collection of Short Stories
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 43,280. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011 by Four Moons Books. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Ten From Four is an eclectic collection of my works. Stories included are: A Time Called Home, Granny Fuhrmann And The Last Supper, Scam Of The Scandinavian, A Dog's Tale, The Courtship Of Ambrosia Snodgrass, Max Finnegan: Rogue Prince Of Pinconning, Worthington Manor, The Moose And Leo LeSander, Road To Chupadero, and Turning Points. Read samples of each at Four Moons Books on Smashwords.
Stone Thrower, the Legend of Louis Charbeneau
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,680. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Illusory tales of New World wonderments provide a spine-chilling backdrop for an exhilarating adventure of a one-armed boy searching the great unknown for the Jesuit priest who had taken him into his heart and raised him as his own.
The Mafia, Football Gambling and Len Dawson
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,520. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Former NFL Quarterback Len Dawson is a controversial sports figure. A member of the National Football League Hall of Fame, he led the Kansas City Chiefs to victory in Super Bowl IV, in 1970. However, there are legitimate doubts about his complicity in "fixing" games between 1966-1970. He associated with gamblers. A Detroit grand jury named Dawson as part of a nationwide gambling scandal in 1970
Profiles of Women Murdered by the Boston Strangler
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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.
Caryl Chessman: Red Light Bandit?
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Legal History
Caryl Chessman was executed in the gas chamber at San Quentin in 1960. Convicted of kidnappings, his case dragged on for more than 12 years. During this time Chessman wrote 4 successful books, which were autobiographical in genre. My book looks at his paternal ancestry and the kidnappings for which he was sentenced to die. There is new information about his family and the red light bandit victims.
The Crash Of Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 2501 Into Lake Michigan
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
My ebook considers the possible causes Flight 2501's crash. Was it lightning? Readers can judge for themselves. An eyewitness claimed she saw the Northwest DC-4 flying into a severe thunderstorm above Lake Michigan. The air disaster was the worst in U.S. history. It also prompted the most widespread search in the history of the U.S. The DC-4 was soon to be replaced by the Boeing Stratocruiser.