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To Find That Love Again
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 91,310. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
From bestselling author Devon Vaughn Archer comes the heartfelt relationship novel To Find That Love Again. After losing his wife and daughter in a tragic car accident, writer-photographer Richard Lowrey becomes a recluse. Single mother and editor Janine Henderson comes into his life and the two soon develop a relationship that is put to the test amidst deception and misunderstandings.
Roadside Rest
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 59,220. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
After 9/11, Kris Hidvegi, a young birder from Patagonia, Arizona, joins the U.S. Army to serve her country, and to follow in her famous father’s footsteps. Kris becomes an X-ray tech in Iraq. The story starts on the first day of the second half of her life, at the moment when she wakes up deaf, bloodied, and severely wounded by a roadside bomb.
Abraham The Anchor Baby Terrorist
Price: Free! Words: 75,040. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Abraham is supposed to grow up to be a terrorist. But things don't always turn out the way they're supposed to.
The Wrath of Grapes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,800. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business finance
Over long, hard decades, American winemakers have won the respect of connoisseurs everywhere. Many of the world's most cherished, and expensive, wines come fro the United States.. But today, the unique and eccentric wine industry faces agrim set of challenges that could transform it forever: oversupply in the face of flat consumption, devastating vineyard diseases...
The Real Story of David Jack, The Land King
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
David Jack literally stole thousands of acres of Mexican land grants given to Monterey by the previous Mexican governments. Monterey didn't have the money to satisfy the claims with the U.S. Claims Commission. A lawyer proved the claims legal, but Monterey couldn't afford the legal bill. The Mexican land claims were auctioned off on the courthouse steps.
Road to California: The Search for a Southern Overland Route, 1540-1848
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,910. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » American
"Road to California" for the first time brings together the story of the search for a southern overland route to California by Spaniards, Mexicans and Americans. The book also tells about the response of Native Americans to the invasion of their lands. The story ends in 1848 when discovery of gold in California's Sierra Nevada assured that the trails would be worn deep by the argonauts.
Black Lilies
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 93,410. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Vivid dreams were the least of Adora's worries when she finally left her father's home and moved to the California Central Coast to live with her mother. Strange whispering, the sense that someone is following her, a new guy, and an old gypsy tale surround her. Now she has to decide who she can trust in order to save herself from an ancient curse.
Neighborhood Watch (A Tracer Family Mystery)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,520. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
With the help of a ragtag collection of in-laws, a pig named Alfred and a dog named Dog, the sleuthing Tracer Family sets out on their second comedic adventure. The search is for their next-door neighbor's elderly sister, Corinth, a one-time femme fatale turned wandering drunk and princess from outer space. The quest leads to a bizarre Oregon town, the sleazy side of Hollywood and a few murders.
Tracer, Inc.: A Mystery Introducing the Tracer Family
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,160. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Anthony and Cleopatra, Beverly Hillbillies, Michelle and Barack step aside for John Tracer, his wife and kids and cowardly watchdog. In this comedic mystery newly unemployed Tracer has no job prospects except to follow a childhood dream of becoming a PI. His wife calls it a mid-life crisis; the girl he's supposed to find calls it meddling; and the Mexican Mafia turns it into a home invasion.