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Numenon
By Sandy Nathan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 164,960. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2009. Category: Fiction
Will Duane is the richest man on the planet and makes more money with every breath. Trying to win back the love of a mysterious woman, Will takes his executives to a Native American spiritual retreat lead by a great shaman. When their caravan becomes stalled, a vicious stalker strikes. Out of a horrifying attack, a new possibility is born ... And evil takes a new form. WON SIX NATIONAL AWARDS!
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.
Floating Point
By Shelley Buck
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,410. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Imagine running away to sea without giving up your day job! In Floating Point, the author and her family seek to shorten a daunting commute to Silicon Valley by moving to a boat. This travel memoir chronicles an adventure lived beneath the radar of suburban life as the new owners of the Egret learn the ropes and are transformed by their life on the water. Published by ePicaro Press.
The Cabbage Patch Doll Fight: A Christmas Shopping Tale (Essay)
By C.D. Reimer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: American English. Published: December 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Have you ever wondered how far a grandmother would go to get the hottest Christmas toy for her baby granddaughter? I never did until I witnessed how desperate my mother was to get a Cabbage Patch doll in the early 1980's. A violent incident that changed my childhood forever. (A 950-word essay.)
No Apologies and No Regrets
By Roddy Wix
Price: Free! Words: 87,340. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011. Category: Fiction
When a pair of Russian hackers cause the NYSE "Flash Crash" of 2010 international enemies dash across Europe to fight for control of their source code. The President sends his secret "fixer", Frank Beretta, into the fray and it becomes personal. Beretta's old KGB nemesis gains the upper hand in a surprise move and puts himself on a firey collision course with the determined ex-Marine.
Smasher: A Silicon Valley Thriller
By Keith Raffel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,150. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011. Category: Fiction
As Accelenet CEO Ian Michaels battles a ruthless Silicon Valley billionaire for control of his company, his wife, deputy D.A. Rowena Goldberg, is targeted for death by an unknown assassin. Michaels must use his brains and business acumen to navigate a deadly trail of corporate and academic hostility, greed, and revenge as he races to find the assailant.
The Toonies Invade Silicon Valley
By Betty Dravis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,490. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011 by Canterbury House Publishing. Category: Fiction
Beware, citizens of Silicon Valley--the bad Toonies are on their way. Led by the evil ape-bird, Dab, the Mischief Makers have escaped from Computer Cartoon Land. They are skulking in the shadows, ready to pounce. Dab will do anything to stay in the real world, so makes plans to take over Orange Computer, then Grape Computer, Banana ... and then the world.
Guilty Parties
By Izzo Mangelli
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,690. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Category: Fiction
It was 1933, Brooke Hart, the son of a prominent merchant in the sleepy town of San Jose, California was kidnapped and murdered by two desperate men caught up in the Great Depression. The citizens of San Jose took matters into their own hands, broke into the Local Jail and lynched the pair. With praise from the Governor no one was ever brought to justice.This moving novel brings history into focus
Silicon Valley Hangover
By Elizabeth Maxim
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,250. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Fiction
For Sean Andrews, joining a tech startup seemed a natural choice after retiring from the Air Force Special Ops. When Kian Ross learns startup funding implicates her in a global scheme, her anger is second only to the pain of betrayal. Caught in the crossfire of two powerful governments, Sean and Kian risk everything to prove their innocence and save the lives of those they care about most.
Sundagger.net
By Margaret C. Murray
Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 123,740. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Category: Fiction
In Sundagger.net, an unsuspecting Sara McClelland cannot know her hi-tech life is about to collide with an ancient tragedy. Burnt out from her job, haunted by the disappearance of her son, she finds unexpected mystery when she crawls into a sweat lodge. In the hot stones of the Indian lodge, Sara is overcome by a vision of a Native American family who leads her to her own.