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Reckless Prudence
Series: Love's Choice. Price: Free! Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Margo is tired of Kellie's refusal to become romantically involved with someone, even temporarily. In order to help her friend live a more fulfilled life, she arranges for a girl's night at a trendy restaurant. When Margo arrives nearly an hour late, she finds Kellie with a glass in her hand and a gleam in her eye.
Travels With Grandpaw
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,650. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011 by New Summerfield Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Travels With Grandpaw" is "Tuesdays With Morrie" meets "Tom Sawyer"--in Boots. David Davis is known for his award winning children's books. This is a memoir about his 49 year relationship with his "Grandpaw" and Texas. Hunt, fish, laugh, cry, carouse, and hear stories of early 1900's East Texas. Get to know Ray Lacy--The best man David ever knew.
Black Diamond
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011 by New Summerfield Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A Texas boy in the 1950's learns about beginnings, endings, and the wheel of life at an old man's Black Diamond watermelon stand. This story earned a prize from Writer's Digest.
Gator Kill
Series: Truman Smith Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,250. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
After he failed to find his missing sister, whose remains finally turned up in a bag in an overgrown field, Texas PI Truman Smith retired to become a housepainter on Galveston Island. But when an alligator is killed and its carcass left on display on a family friend's property, Tru is persuaded to search for the culprit.
June Jumping The Jaguar - A Xara Smith Mystery
Series: The Xara Smith Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,560. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Private investigator Xara Smith and her assistant Jill go undercover on a movie set to safeguard the producer's investment. Xara plays stunt double for leading lady. Shoot-em-up action, exploding cars, love scenes, gun shoe detecting. This is the sixth book in the Xara Smith Mystery Series by Bill McGrath.
A Polio Memoir
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 25,640. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Captain Bob Axtell fought in battles in the Pacific during WWII and survived, he also survived fifteen months in the Korean Conflict, but he didn’t fight his toughest battle until he returned home. In a matter of days, he went from being a healthy man to the isolation ward at William Beaumont Army Hospital — he had become one of the early polio statistics in 1952's polio epidemic.
Late Summer Thunder
Price: Free! Words: 6,760. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
The sound of distant thunder ushers back memories of murder and redemption. Twenty years after the fact, Sam can no longer suppress the recollection of a night he had tried so hard to forget. Late Summer Thunder brings him back to the night of the storm, the night he witnessed a miracle.
I Visited Heaven, But Lived In Hell
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 102,160. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011 by Red Willow Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book makes the perfect gift to send to any soldier, whether in active duty or retired. Follow the surprising life of Nelson Peregoy as he goes from very successful salesman to highly decorated Army combat pilot in Vietnam, to two-star general, to multimillionaire jet setter—to a drunk, broke, and homeless derelict who ends up spending three years in a federal psychiatric prison hospital
Nickels for the Plate
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2011 by New Summerfield Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Whiskeypalians and country Baptists fight for the soul of the young David Davis during his summer trips to mid-fifties East Texas--with hilarious results...And who says you can't fight the preacher for the last piece of white meat at Sunday dinner?
Flood of 1965
Price: Free! Words: 8,590. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
In wee hours of morn, a panicked family tries to escape from home where violent flood waters engulf the entire subdivision. "Neighbors' distant, bloodcurdling screams bounce off the water's surface. What must my friends be going through? Suddenly a heavy weight plunges me further down, out of Andrew's arm hold. I am immediately under water. My hands touch a head ramming against my stomach...."