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The Facts and Fictions of the Securities Industry
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Price: Free! Words: 59,040. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Business and commercial law
The securities industry, its markets, instruments (equity, debt, derivatives), trading strategies, underlying economic models, and future.
Uncovering Sadie's Secrets
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 52,400. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Allow us to introduce Bianca Balducci, a normal fifteen-year-old girl attending a co-ed parochial school in Baltimore, Maryland. She worries about her hair, her clothes, her would-be boyfriend Doug . . . and solving mysteries. There's something strange about new girl Sadie Sinclair. Why is Sadie being stalked by a nefarious duo of grown-ups? An Edgar Award finalist and a delightful mystery.
The Program
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010 by White Sun Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A successful, beige-wearing businesswoman makes an art of minding her own business, blending in, not making waves. But after hundreds of identical business motivational conventions, each with their own system for getting ahead, maximizing her potential, executing success, demonstrating excellence…she meets someone who offers to show her the evil pattern behind it all. Sort of.
Scams And Hypocrisy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,970. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
We are living in an era when the level of hypocrisy throughout the world is unprecedented. There has been hypocrisy since the beginning of time, but there has also been mockery and shafts of truth which have punctured the hypocrisy. Today, there is no mockery or truth. Anyone who contradicts the government is attacked and persecuted. This book pricks some of the more outrageous hypocrisies.
Bald Wendy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,440. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2010 by Dodo Books. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Preston Niblock’s wife dies in a fire that destroys the last business standing in the way of Palace Parade, a new shopping mall. He uncovers the truth about the development, so is bribed to keep quiet. But the local shopkeepers put out of business enlist the support of a crusading councillor, brilliant accountant, and backing of Preston’s ill gotten millions. What could go wrong?
Temporary Measures
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,700. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
When Deborah Ainsley's distant cousin Riley Lassiter warns her that Aunt Ida is about to invest the family trust fund in a scam, Deborah needs a good excuse to hold up the transfer. An expensive wedding -- to be paid for by the trust -- might do the trick, and as for a groom... well, Riley is close at hand, and he already knows the score. Leigh Michaels is the author of more than 90 books.
Whistleblowers Book of 1001 Secrets: Consumer News You Can Use (Second Edition)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 453,730. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
The scams, schemes, "deals," myths, cons, and inside secrets consumers want to know--but hidden from the public--collected and documented in one ready reference. Alphabetical, clear, sourced and supported. Includes cars and dealers, ads, marketing, travel, food, restaurants, health, drugs, doctors, hospitals, pets, government, law, banks, insurance, funerals, contests, TV news, charity, 100s more.
Where the Rain Gets In
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,440. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Exceptionally well-written." (Martina Devlin, Irish Daily Star). Katie, a successful investment banker and media commentator, self-harms each morning before work. Nice Guy Mike - the only man she ever allowed get close to her - steps out of her past and back into her life, unearthing secrets and memories that long lay buried in the Arizona desert. The price we pay for the life we make.
Lust, Money & Murder - Books 1, 2 & 3
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Series: Lust, Money & Murder. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,770. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Born in the worst suburb in Pittsburgh, Elaine Brogan is bright, beautiful and bold. When her father is falsely arrested for passing counterfeit $100 bills, Elaine fights her way into the Secret Service, determined to punish the man responsible. Join Elaine on a dangerous, romantic journey that takes her halfway around the globe and into the hands of the most ruthless counterfeiter in the world.
The Nigerian Fraud Conspiracy: Finding U.S. co-conspirators
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,890. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2011 by Magic Lamp Press. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » International business
Investigative journalist Sinclair chronicles two similar Nigerian fraud attempts upon his client – one of which uncovered two companies here in the United States suspected of being complicit in one of the schemes. His report leads to a meeting with the FBI about one of them, and a surprising end to the second attempt, several years later.