Books tagged: oil and corruption

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The Outcasts of Eden
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,970. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Presson expertly establishes the book's 90's setting. Intricate and well-developed. An impassioned and enjoyable novel of activism, conscience, and family." -Kirkus Review
Swarm Theory
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 148,820. Language: American English. Published: August 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Criminal profiler Dr. Thelonious Zones wants to believe his father didn’t kill his mother. What stops him from believing is the twenty-five years to life his father received for her murder. Zones sets out to find the truth to this twenty-four year old question, but his search is interrupted when he is forced to investigate the death of a young Arab college student and a series of bombings.
The E Ticket
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 138,340. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
As the US presidential election looms, the world is besieged by war, terrorism, climate disruption and the visceral lack of basic human/women's rights. Heidi Delisle, CEO of hi-tech powerhouse Illumina, has enlisted six other women to take on her diagnosis of the underlying issue––testosterone––by attempting to dose key male leaders using estrogen-based stem cells.
Redneck Opera
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 67,560. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015 by PenPower Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Redneck Opera is a regional fiction book that tells a mostly true sweeping tale about the early days of oil discovery in East Texas, when dirt-poor cotton farmers became overnight millionaires as they drilled for water and hit oil. The book follows a very crooked wildcatters’ escapades of greed and those who ultimately exact revenge from him.
The Diplomat
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 33,530. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
We are two years into the future, and the national security and future economy of Norway is at stake. The very first Ambassador from the African Union Federation is the central character in a story that sees Norway wanting to stake its economic future through big investment in Africa. The African continent's key role is becoming more and more prominent; the novel gives a good overview of the econ
Hidrobreking!
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,250. Language: Afrikaans. Published: March 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Hidrobreking! Wanneer die 'fat cats' alles oorboord gooi en goeie besigheid met groot winste bo alles stel met die beoogde hidrobreking in die Karoo. Die hele operasie word aangevuur deur korrupsie, sameswering, gierigheid en moord- alles in die naam van vooruitgang en 'n sogenaamde beter lewe vir almal. Dit is 'n skokkende verhaal, maar baie moontlik!
...And Then They Were Kings
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 211,640. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Adventure » General
Corrupt bankers, ex-KGB agents, Russian Mafia bosses, a sinking oil tanker and stolen crude oil along with blackmailing of the Russian President a jilted prostitute and a North Korean double-agent are but a few of the elements that are used by Skurt Ancre, an influential Energy Minister to rejuvenate the economy of Chukotka, a remote Russian province after the fall of Communism.
The Last Barrel of Oil
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,170. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
The Last Barrel of Oil delves into considerations which may seep into each and every mainstream individual as we progress toward a life without oil. Those of us who have attained a sustained existence beyond survival and into the realm of luxury could be hard-pressed to accept a return to a basic lifestyle. Would we have the foresight to prepare now or will we continue to exploit the earth?
The Janitor
Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 78,150. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The journey of a man through war, reporting, trained assassin for his government, and his career as an independent. Running for his life and the safety of his family from the system that employed him as a world wide assassin.
iPermie! How to Permaculture Your Urban Lifestyle
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 401,250. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ecology & Environment, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Green living
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is a good-life design guide for Millennials, Boomers, and Generation X. Contains strategies, tools, and techniques to help you navigate the cardinal threats of peak oil, climate instability, economic irrationality, and political criminality. iPermie is an almanac of useful information and permaculture self-study guide.
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