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The Man on the Corner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,300. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Who is The Man on the Corner; the man who seems to be waiting? To the observer he is sometimes sinister, mysterious, or romantic. Seven authors each have a different explanation. It is an excellent means of discovering new authors to add to your favorites. When you have found the story that touches you in some way, please leave a review.
To Bed on Thursdays
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,390. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Mosaique Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
TO BED ON THURSDAYS is Jenny Selby-Green’s delightful memoir of life as a newspaper reporter in 1950s Britain. In the course of her work, Jenny was bullied by Robert Maxwell, snubbed by President Eisenhower, entranced by Sophia Loren and stalked by a delusional actor named Nigel. Her memoir celebrates a simpler age when newspapers were respected and news-gathering was still an honourable trade.
The Amazing Adventures of Cholly Blake
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 109,150. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
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A newspaper’s grossly overblown account of a Great Lakes ‘sinking’ dramatically changes a humble sailor’s life in 1879 -- and turns him into a Canadian hero. The fantastical exploits of Cholly Blake include piracy, duels, treasure-hunting, a thrilling raft voyage, terror in a runaway balloon, visits to a vile “sweating den” -- and they nearly trigger an accidental "war" with the United States.
Romantic History
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 164,800. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Coming of age
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Paul Siebert is a reporter, a shy, depressive Vietnam veteran. Maggie Ryan is a wild child, a rape victim, a musician, an armed robber. When they meet at a halfway house in Seattle in 1971, they are clearly wrong for each other. Yet whatever connects them -- call it love, call it obsession -- is enough to threaten their settled lives and marriages 35 years later.
Lew Feldman 1930s Jewish Boxer From Brooklyn
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Lew Feldman was a very active boxer in both the lightweight and featherweight divisions of boxing, from 1927-1940. He fought Kid Chocolate for the featherweight championship of the world in 1932. Lew was a native of Scotland but came to Brooklyn early in his life. He was raised on the rough streets of Brownsville. I have used contemporary newspaper accounts to chronicle many of Feldman's bouts.
Counting Coup
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,110. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
“God help you if you ever get a second chance.” So writes Tad Beckman, a Miami columnist who learns that lesson too well. After falling for a woman fleeing a violent ex-husband involved in a million-dollar fraud, Tad derails the scheme. But that’s just the start of an odyssey that takes him to a remote coastal village where he finally understands his lover’s deceit and her pursuit of justice.
The Next Cool Place
Series: Jim Stanton Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,800. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Millionaire land developer Micky Buchanan's death on a lonely road in Michigan's north country brings his friend, retired investigative journalist Jim Stanton back to a world he had vowed to never revisit. With the help of weekly newspaper publisher Jan Coldwell and her staff, Stanton's questions uncover the virtues and perils of developments that attract the world's richest to unique locales
The Mafia, Football Gambling and Len Dawson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
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
Kill The Story
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,450. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
READ JOHN LUCIEW'S RUNAWAY BESTSELLER! A serial killer known as "The Reader" is murdering journalists in the manner of their most famous stories. Only Harrisburg PA newspaper reporter Frank "Telly" Tellis can piece together the murderous truth as the secret motive for the killings is buried deep in his journalistic past. Can he solve the puzzle before falling under The Reader's deadly crosshairs?
Saviors of the Bugle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,880. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Unfazed by ridicule, rumors and danger, Wendy Wright rounds up her two best friends and other classmates to help pull the town's only newspaper, the Bugle, from the brink of financial collapse. The task is not an easy one for a band of teenagers, especially when the newspaper's biggest foe has a dark side that no one knows about. Wendy's actions make headlines, and not all of them are good.