Books tagged: scandinavian

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The Banker With a Face Full of Evil
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 301,530. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A German assassin is shot dead as he sits in his car in Stockholm, Sweden waiting to kill the head of the largest investment bank in Scandinavia. The Stockholm Police have no witnesses to the killing but all leads point to a female assassin working for the Russian mafia. Other investment bankers begin to die. Since the original assassin is dead, who is killing the other bankers?
The Fallen Angels of Karnataka
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,650. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Still young, and mourning the loss of his lover, Haakon is not ready to give up on his dream of traveling, so when a rich Englishman offers him the chance to join him on a tour of the world, Haakon takes it, daring to believe that his dream is finally coming true…but at what price? A novel filled with adventure, life’s hard-learned lessons, loss, despicable evil, and finally, love and redemption.
Jo Bonnier
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Jo Bonnier was a versatile driver who began racing motorcycles when he was only seventeen. In sports car and F1 events Jo drove Lolas, BRMs, Porsches (beginning in 1961) and Coopers. Considered an athlete before his time because of his leadership in driver/constructors affairs, he also raced ubiquitously over three decades. It is unfortunate for the racing world that his life was so very short.
Sessions - From "Short Cuts", a short story collection
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
In the near future, virtual images of ourselves can be stored, and death is not always the end of an relation. Lars’s deceased wife is stuck in an afterlife he and she never expected – but can he let her go? _____________________________________________________________ Erik Boman is a writer from Oxford. He is the author of "Short Cuts" and was awarded with the A.M. Heath literary prize in 2011.
Inger's Reason
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,690. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Inger and three other Norwegian scientists are commissioned to determine the crash location of a defunct Russian satellite set to deorbit in the coming months. Sent deep in to the Arctic to the idyllic town of Narvik, the crew become increasingly suspicious about why they are really there. This is the story of the first people killed by objects falling from space and those whose fault it was.
My Sweet Danish Rose
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,910. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Romance » Historical
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For fifteen-year-old Berta Erichsen, the key to her happily ever after is getting Jens to read her Book of Mormon. Before she has the chance to share her precious copy, it is stolen by a young man determined to see its destruction.
The Woman Behind the Curtain
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,800. Language: British English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Tora Skammelsen returns home to her parents to unwind after her harrowing experiences in volume one, but life in the sleepy suburb seems tedious and repetitive - until the morning when a neighbour does not draw her bedroom curtains. This short story describes one week in Tora's life. It takes the reader to events right after "North Sea Cottage", and can be read as a stand-alone.
She Never Came Home
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,450. Language: British English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When Alice loses her job and her home, she is forced to move into an old farmhouse with her husband and her dog. She is determined to make the most of the situation - until she starts to hear the voice of a young girl in the middle of the night. Should Alice follow her instinct and leave the p, or should she stay and find out what happened to the little girl forty years ago?
Starling
Price: $5.98 USD. Words: 129,330. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
San Francisco, 1890: Will Hamilton enjoys a privileged life indeed. As heir to a magnificent fortune and mercantile empire, he is secure in the knowledge that all doors are open to him. But when his mother dies, everything changes. He is confronted with a series of devastating revelations. Nothing is what it seems. Or ever has been.
Rune
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,150. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
Runes were used by Scandinavians and Anglo-Saxons from about the 3rd century. They were formed mainly by modifying Roman or Greek characters to suit carving, and were used both in writing and in divination. Top Writers Block has found its own use for Runes in this collection of short stories. Short stories are made for breaks, so why not sit for five minutes and enjoy each tale!