Books tagged: scandal

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Supreme Smoke
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,860. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Freedom is about to go up in smoke at the Supreme Court unless the President of the United States can find a way to blackmail the Justices. The prime target: Aurora Sims, the country's first African-American female Justice. Her scandalous past provides plenty of ammunition. Sex and corruption surround the Court while the president's men will stop at nothing to secure the votes they need.
Shadows In Replay
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,560. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Soon Kinkaid finds himself embroiled in a complicated network of lies and cover-ups involving everyone around him. As he stumbles upon an opium export operation directed by members of his old unit, the mysterious Emerald Tiger thrusts Kinkaid into an assassination plot against the King of Thailand.
Harlot's Moon - Book Three of the Robert Payne Mystery Series
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Series: The Robert Payne Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,440. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A Catholic priest has been found half-naked and dead in a seedy motel room, with his tongue cut out. Ex-FBI profiler Robert Payne has been called in to investigate by his childhood friend Steve Gray, now a monsignor. With a fund-raising drive coming up, Steve wants to squelch a scandal. But all the signs point to unholy doings in the tightly knit parish.
The Ethical Banker
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Price: Free! Words: 11,970. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
On the eve of a major speech on “Morality in Banking”, a wealthy banker finds himself suddenly facing accusations of rape. With his reputation in tatters, he learns the hard way how easily a woman can bring any man, no matter how rich or powerful down. Hiring a shrewd lawyer to defend him, he faces the long arm of the law, with ruthless tabloid reporters in pursuit.
Straightling: A Memoir
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 58,220. Language: American English. Published: August 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
She wasn't a druggie badass. She was just a kid looking for love, a kid who ran away from her violent home. Homeless for a month, she was finally safe…until her mother locked her up in Straight Inc, a warehouse full of teen savages. On the outside, Straight was a drug rehab. On the inside, it was…it was something else. “Compelling. Scary. Totally real." -Ellen Hopkins, bestselling author of CRANK
Seventh Crisis
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,180. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Seventh Crisis depicts crimes that caused President Nixon to resign and which jailed thirty of his aides, including his Attorney General. You will witness a million dollars in payoffs, Howard Hunt's successful blackmailing of the White House, Nixon's okaying bribes and other crimes committed by the White House.... You will feel the heat of Watergate in only 200 pages, in one drama-filled evening.
FALLING WOMEN and Other Stories
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,830. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by shelfstealers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Award-winning short stories about families in turmoil and children in peril, from a homeless mother forced to put her son in foster care to a suburban mother afraid of passing her water phobia to her son...by Ellen Herbert, "a Southern author to celebrate, with a wry wit that’s free range and delicious," says Richard Peabody, Editor, 'Gargoyle Magazine.'
The Mésalliance
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Series: Rockliffe, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,720. Language: British English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
The Duke of Rockliffe is thirty-six years old, head of his house and responsible for his young sister. He is therefore under some pressure to choose a suitable bride. Unfortunately, due mainly to her dreadful relatives, the only lady he feels at all inclined to share his life with is not suitable at all. But will he choose to make a mésalliance?
1001 Changes To Get America Back On Track
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Price: Free! Words: 41,420. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Reference
Modern day self help book for America, geared specifically for the 99.99%. Provides a roadmap of where we have been, how we got where we are and how we formulate a vision for the future of America.
The On the Way Cafe'
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Plays » American / African American
Myron enters into a dangerous world of deception as he chooses to engage in risky behavior while Passion, his mistress, has been on a dangerous path for most of her life! Read the first episode of a very thrilling tale!