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Soul of the Desert
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,750. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Coming of age
In 1976, the best a kid in Harlem can hope for is to work for the mob or pick up extra bucks as an informer. It may be too late for Rand, but that won’t stop him from trying to save his brother, Bo. When strangers appear on the streets of Harlem, Rand hatches a crazy plan to send Bo to a place that is so desolate and removed from Harlem that no one will dare follow.
Arrowstar
Series: Arrowstar, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 75,640. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Set in a small southeastern Arizona mining town, Arrowstar revolves around the success or failure of Arrowstar Antiques and the woman who owns it. Star Lance likes to drive her Jeep in the fast lane, but can she outrun whoever wants something from her store's inventory, purchased from the estate of a rumored old-time train robber?
Polaroids For The Devil - Desert Poems
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
A collection of poems and inspired by, and celebrating, the American Southwest, in all its mythos and rugged glory; and the iconic Americana associated with it.
The Development of Capitalism in The Navajo Nation
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,900. Language: American English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development
The Development of Capitalism in the Navajo Nation traces the development of three industries during the period 1850 - 1980 that were widespread among Navajo people. These industries are sheep herding, rug weaving, and jewelry making. There is a focus on the role of military conquest, federal government policy, and private traders who were tied into national and international commerce.
The Indian Who Defied Coronado
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » North America
NONFICTION ARTICLE — History remembers Coronado, who in 1540 invaded Pueblo country in what is now the United States. Few people have ever heard of Xauían, the Pueblo leader who led resistance against Coronado in America's first named Indian war.
Fate No Friend of Mine
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,180. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Protagonist Rome Kaiser struggles to reconcile his personal responsibility with a belief in a predestined fate as he acts our of a self-created "code of honor," even when it means breaking the law. Colorful dialog, entangling romance, and revelation of Rome's inner world keep us laughing at his folly or castigating his judgment as we are captivated by this controversial character.
A Phantom Herd
Series: Phantom Roundup. Price: Free! Words: 100,040. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Nostalgic for a lost America? Was Chester from Gunsmoke your first crush? Visit the desert Southwest circa 1960 as refugees from Indiana and Ohio cope with cacti and tamales, and a family of kids lie and bluster their way through a frightening adult world. A gentle novel full of wonder and beauty. This is the first novel in a two-part series.
Tin Soldier
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 118,800. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In an America of scarce fossil fuels, unstable government and resource wars, Donovan Sloan deserts his National Guard unit and wanders onto a farm in an overlooked valley where two sisters are living a hardscrabble existence. Against their better instincts, they take him in, but soon their fate will depend on whether Donovan can for once in his life, put the needs of others ahead of his own.
Dignity
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 115,040. Language: American English. Published: November 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Essay » Literature
A series of visits to an mostly pre-modern culture leads to friendship, adventure and immersion in the very modern problems of traditional people, plus the question: can a modern idealist make concerted contact with an ancient society practical?
Inkslingers 2013: Memoirs of the Southwest
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,700. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013 by Two Cats Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An anthology of short-story memoirs about life in the Southwest. Twenty-two writers from the greater Phoenix, AZ, area (known as The Inkslingers) share memories from poignant to philosophical and everything in between to give you a flavor of life as they know it.