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For Sale in Palm Springs: The Henry Wright Mystery Series
Series: Henry Wright Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 60,270. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2010 by Ocotillo Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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A murdered real estate agent. Unsatisfied home buyers. A possible celebrity scam. A secret society! Join retired police chief Henry Wright in figuring out who killed Palm Springs real estate mogul Rex Thornbird in this page turning thriller that will keep you guessing. This first book in the Henry Wright Mystery Series takes our detective from Palm Springs to the Silicon Valley. Newly revised!
Kodak Moments
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Boxes of old slides find new life when they become a computer slide show. Ron watches the parade and recaptures those precious Kodak moments. Georgiann Baldino's short story recalls a simpler time and the joy of precious memories.
Minnesota Boy: Growing Up in Mid-America, Mid-20th Century
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,740. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile
What is it like growing up in America? The answer depends partly on the time and place. More specifically, what was it like growing up in a mid-America Minnesota around mid-20th century? This book provides an answer to the question.
Gatekeeper to Los Alamos: Dorothy Scarritt McKibbin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,780. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » American
In March 1943 Dorothy Scarritt McKibbin took a position that catapulted her into the center of the Manhattan Project. A rare combination of gentility and fire, Dorothy was the one point of contact with the world beyond "the Hill," a world that did not know of the existence of the community she guarded.
The Shadows of Tarnside Hall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015 by Vagabondage Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Escaping from a drab life in post-war Manchester, Eleanor Barfield questions her instincts when she first sets eyes on Tarnside Hall. Brooding over its secrets, the home of Dr. Levens stands remote and forbidding on the Coniston Fells, warning Eleanor to come no further. An exciting new job and luxurious living prove too much of a temptation: Eleanor embarks on her role as the doctor’s secretary.