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The Sinful Life of Lucy Burns
By Elizabeth Leiknes
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,240. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009 by Bancroft Press. Category: Fiction
Lucy Burns wants a normal life, and she could have it all if only she could break free from the job she hates. That job? Facilitator to hell. And her boss is a real devil. Sassy, fun, and wickedly funny, The Sinful Life of Lucy Burns is a fast and stunning read perfect for any occasion. Elizabeth Leiknes’s fresh writing and comic wit will stick with you long after you've put the book down.
DIARY OF A 
YOUNG MUSICIAN — Final Days of the Big Band Era 1948-1962
By Felix Mayerhofer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 146,890. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2010 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction
Felix Mayerhofer grew up fast when he went from Juilliard School of Music in New York City to the professional "dog eat dog" world of big bands. It was there he encountered drugs, drinking, and women while traveling on the road. After a couple of years in an air force band during the Korean War, it was back on the road with more jazz groups. A fast read, filled with humor and excitement.
Blackjack: A Wall Street Tale
By Tim Quast
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 124,760. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2010. Category: Fiction
For Aaron Simmons and Connor Hennessey, working with Silicon Valley superstars Ric Mantilla and Carl Retten at tech high-flyer dComm Systems is the American dream. But when Simmons and Hennessey stumble onto a hedge fund called Blackjack, dreams become nightmares. From San Francisco to Belize, a battle of wits ensues, with survival doubled down and Blackjack holding the cards.
Luck o' the Irish
By Stephen D. Sullivan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,930. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2010. Category: Fiction
Some people seem to have all the luck! Roguish Shawn O'Gale has won and lost some big gambles in his day - and he prefers to win! Join our hero (and a bevy of hot babes) as he travels from Boston to the glitter and glitz of Las Vegas. But be wary! Not all that glitters is gold - and even a lucky pocket watch isn't much help when you've been thrown out of an airplane!
Chasing Grace: A Novel of Odd Redemption
By Carol Costello
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,280. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Fiction
Cathy Callahan runs away at age ten to escape her mother’s abuse and find God. After thirty years of funny, brutal, uplifting adventures, she finds unexpected grace in the last place she thinks to look. This is a raw, humorous look at spiritual coming of age, at unconventional ways to heal deep emotional wounds, and at finding greater purpose in surprising places despite desperate odds.
Hardwired
By Walter Jon Williams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,150. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Fiction
Earth lies prostrate beneath the lash of the Orbital powers, and Earth’s Balkanized nations have no choice but to let the Orbitals plunder their remaining wealth. But now, if the criminal underworld and the guerilla underground can join forces, there is a chance to shift the balance of power. . .
Harley and the Alien
By Annie Reed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction
A lot of things in George Wannamaker's life didn't go according to plan. A simple little recon mission left him stranded in the desert north of Reno for decades. Who could blame him for wanting a family? Well, his bosses might. See, George isn't exactly from this time zone.
Cold September
By Ethan Dreilinger
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,170. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011. Category: Fiction
From the quiet mountains of California to the heart of France, an unsuspecting teen girl first has to take down the world's e-commerce backbone; and then stop the people who put her up to it. There's no telling who can be trusted and who can't be in this international thriller. The mystery is will Mia be able to figure out the pieces in time to save her life?
Eight from the Silver State
By Annie Reed
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,000. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction
Award-winning writer Annie Reed likes to scare us, charm us, haunt us, and make us fall in love. She does all of that and more in this eight-story collection set in her home state of Nevada.
Hold The Anchovies
By Harris Tobias
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,530. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Category: Fiction
Retired New York City homicide detective, Vinny DeMarco joins his old partner, Bluto, in a pizza restaurant in Reno, NV. The oldest pizza delivery man in America gets more than he bargained for when he delivers a pizza to the mysterious Scotsman, one of Reno's big shot gangsters. What follows is a tale of action, murder and revenge as hot and spicy as a pepperoni pizza.