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BLACK LILIES
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,690. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2010. Category: 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.
Road to California: The Search for a Southern Overland Route, 1540-1848
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,910. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native 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.
The Real Story of David Jack, The Land King
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: 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.
The Wrath of Grapes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,800. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
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...
Roadside Rest
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 59,220. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: 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.
The Stevenson Plan, A Novel of the Monterey Peninsula
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,490. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The Monterey Peninsula's rich past and present are tied together through a two century old secret and the legacy of Robert Louis Stevenson in this complex mystery/thriller.
To Find That Love Again
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 91,310. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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.