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When Death Changes Life: The Danny Tompkins Short Stories
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 15,920. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
The six Danny Tompkins short stories, dealing with teenage grief at the loss of a parent.
Threepenny Plum
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,580. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Rookie newspaperman Alex Woollcott is sent into the Colorado mountains to write about a dying adventurer and returns with the man and a story about one of the world's rarest postage stamps, the threepenny plum. This is Alex's story about an unusual stamp—and the unusual men that the stamp has defamed.
The Increasing Popularity of China Stamps
Price: Free! Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Stamps, Nonfiction » History » Asian
A short article analyzing the reasons behind the increasing demand of China stamps in the market in recent years. This is part of a newly-published book on the same topic.
How to Collect & Invest in China Stamps - Part I
Series: How to Collect & Invest in China Stamps. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,880. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Stamps, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Out of 60 million stamp collectors around the world, one third come from China. Wealthy Chinese are now beginning to buy back their heritage on a massive scale. Investors are laughing their way to the bank with significant gains on their China stamp portfolio. This book reveals everything you need to know about China stamps and how to build a solid collection for potential future liquidation.
How to Collect & Invest in China Stamps - Part II
Series: How to Collect & Invest in China Stamps. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,060. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Stamps, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Out of 60 million stamp collectors around the world, one third come from China. Wealthy Chinese are now beginning to buy back their heritage on a massive scale. Investors are laughing their way to the bank with significant gains on their China stamp portfolio. This book reveals everything you need to know about China stamps and how to build a solid collection for potential future liquidation.
What Kept Her Alive?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
A man looks back at his mother's life, and wonders how she stayed alive through all the illnesses she had. He contemplates what that meant for his life.
The Passover Surprise
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015 by FICTIVE PRESS. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays & Celebrations / Passover, Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Jewish
Lisa and her little brother Jon enjoy collecting stamps. But when their father holds a contest to decide which child will get a new large stamp album, Lisa has to solve a difficult problem. This chapter book portrays Jewish-American family life circa 1960, and also touches on the experiences of American soldiers during World War II and the early days of the Civil Rights Movement.
The Ferryman's Fee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,430. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Firemen discover a man’s body and a valuable stamp collection after a fire in a mobile home park on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. While philatelic experts try to understand how a trailer park resident built a collection worth three million dollars, the county sheriff—and the stamps—go missing.
The Red Hen Diner
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,380. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
How I, Hannah Cassidy, at the age of 13, went in search of a million-dollar treasure with my new best friend and ace zinester Candice and realized it's true what they say: the life you save just might be your own.
Generally Speaking: a philatelic patchwork
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,240. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Stamps
In the summer of 2009, bestselling novelist Lawrence Block began contributing a monthly column to Linn's Stamp News which quickly became one of that magazine's most popular features. Wide-ranging in topic and written with Block's unmistakable verve, this collection of the first 25 columns is a must for anyone interested in "the King of Hobbies and the Hobby of Kings."