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The Bigg Boss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,130. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books
(Dubois Files book #4) It was September of 1953. Jimmie, George and Cora were moving into the upper level classroom of their two-room schoolhouse, leaving their friends Laszlo, and George's sister Ruby, in the other room. But on the very first day of school, someone began yelling at Ruby! And then there was Mr. Bigg. Why did he act so mean?
Collateral
Series: The Nameless Wanderer. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,020. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
The search for the truth behind my sister’s suicide led me to the dark side of the glittering Shanghai. Old-school organised crime vied for a comeback while a new breed of criminals forged unconventional partnerships. 120,000 students were caught in the crossfire as a silent but deadly turf war waged on university campuses. I had to know, if my sister was a victim, or a participant.
Study Guide to Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan
Series: Study Guides. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 14,720. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
Ray Moore’s Study Guides provide insights into popular and important texts. Immigrant workers, racial prejudice and worker exploitation are some of the themes in this novel. Whether you are studying this much-loved novel individually or in a class, this Guide will increase your understanding and enjoyment.
Snook Wallow
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,090. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2017 by Canterbury House. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
The first in a new series, Snook Wallow: A Wrongful Conviction Mystery weaves together the stories of two illegal immigrants and the men convicted of killing them.
Dead Dogs and Englishmen
Series: Emily Kincaid Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,590. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Fans of Louise Penny will love the Emily Kincaid mysteries by Elizabeth Kane Buzzelli! A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2011! “Emily is a detective for our times: She can’t afford health care, but she can make flour out of cattails and work three jobs at once.” —Christian Science Monitor
The Old Inn at Punta de Sangre
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,160. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Blood Point — there are plenty of reasons this lonely Pacific outcropping bears its name. Sara McGrath learns that sharks in the waters her daughter surfs are the least of her worries when she tries to close her first big coastal real estate deal. Desperate acts and unintended consequences zero in on Sara and her daughter as she comes face-to-face with what lurks beneath the surface.
The Patron of the Arts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Will is the grandson of migrant workers in California. His escape from that life is his writing. When he gets his big break, he learns that his patron owns the rights to all his work. Can Will, and two friends find a second escape?
Suffer the Little Children
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: Spanish. Published: October 15, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Dot Knight and her Sunday school class visit the local migrant workers camp to invite them to revival at the Baptist church. The object is to fill a pew and make points for the pious Miss Dot with the preacher. The children have no trouble communicating because of recognition of common hardships and play. But Miss Dot makes a mess of both languages and is sent on her way.
The Least Preacher
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
"There is a lot of red clay and long nights in every line Janice Daugharty puts on paper." Pat Conroy Duncan finds his lost faith hiking the roads to country churches with his nephew, who he passes off as the world's littlest preacher. Duncan used to be a preacher himself; his father was too. But as he tells the boy, "You gotta have a hook, or else be called. And you gotta leave the women alone