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Secrets of Garrett County: Little-Known Stories & Hidden History of Maryland's Westernmost County
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,740. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
Garrett County, MD, is known for its natural beauty, but hidden in the valleys, beneath the ground in coal mines, and in the attics of homes are true stories of crimes, cover-ups, legends, and life in Garrett County. Secrets of Garrett County tells stories of coal mining and railroads, crime and war, interesting people and unusual incidents. These are stories that you won't read in history texts.
Looking Back II: More True Stories of Mountain Maryland
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,390. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Enjoy more true stories of Mountain Maryland in this follow-up to James Rada, Jr.'s popular Looking Back collection. Looking Back II collects 47 history articles gathered from Rada's award-winning Looking Back columns, Allegany Magazine and other publications. Some of them have been updated with new information that Rada uncovered since their initial publication.
Portland Portent
Price: Free! Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
In October of 1992, the author (future Agent 33) takes an interesting bus trip from San Francisco to Portland (OR). He has a very strange dream with an iconic image in a North Portland motel room. When he later goes hiking in Forest Park, a surreal adventure begins after finding some liberty caps. And when he returns to St. Johns Bridge, he realizes that his odd dream actually presaged a calamity.
Chanel No 5
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Romanian girl struggles with her life in America. She goes from being bullied to getting involved in dangerous relationships.
Confessions Of An Adult Nerd: The Bay Area Blues (Vol.1)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Confessions Of An Adult Nerd celebrates the nerdy, yet eccentric life of a single 25-year-old English teacher named Halian. Somewhat tormented by her own clumsiness and obsession with libraries, Halian’s whimsical personality is put to the test when she meets the guy she didn't necessarily pray for. This guy is out of her league…or so she thinks.
Romans 12:19
Price: $3.43 USD. Words: 40,760. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Urban
Sandra Wynn is a beauty with a passion for basketball but has flaws that drive a wedge between her and her husband, Kurt Krieg, an intense college coach who thinks the sources of those flaws need frontier justice. Their spark ignites a chain reaction involving cops and bums, gangsters and jocks and rages from the Clinton Administration well into the 21st Century.
Daddy Was Uh Mobsta
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,360. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Urban
‪In this urban version of Scarface, Fleetwood captures the southern culture on a cross-country suspense full of love and rage driven by childhood revenge only a father could understand and only a family could appreciate.
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
Cromwell Quarterly Review no. #001
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: American English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Premier issue with two articles: 1.) Malcolm X and Owosso Michigan: the art of forgetting the past. 2.) Snapshots of Occupy Oakland.
Night Terror
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,700. Language: American English. Published: September 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A fast-paced action thriller. An insight into the nefarious world of the sex trade. The home abduction of Rebecca Williams by a career criminal, Louis Allen Burke, quickly becomes a story of national interest. It raises the speculation that if this crime can happen in a hick town like Trinity, California, it can happen anywhere.