Books tagged: urban adventure

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Rattle Me This: A Calypso Jones Artifact Mystery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,130. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A lighthearted mystery about archaeologist Calypso Jones. When she and her coworkers are suspected of the theft of a van-load of artifacts, she knows what the thief is after and she knows the harm that will come if the artifact is used. Can she find the thief, prove her own innocence and save a life in the process? This novel is 136 pages.
Arid Lands: Part One
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014 by Satalyte Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Elizabeth’s family is dying. Not only must they face off with the murdering mutated animals of the wasteland, but they are running out of food, water, and air. She will go to great lengths to protect her sister, Mary, against the harsh world they live in – the roving, raping Arids, the giant snakes, lizards, and birds that’ll slit you open or eat you alive.
Fictionvale Magazine
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,230. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Don't you miss reading? Fictionvale is a digital genre fiction short story magazine that might just remind you that you do - or convince you to give reading short fiction a try.
Copout
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,420. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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Donovan Stone loves three things: movies, police work, and his best friend Jessica. But despite being a hero in a terror siege, his abrasive attitude gets him fired from the force. And Jessica won't have him. And his movie posters are gathering dust. But in his dreams Stone processes the clues, and they're coming together. Can he get the police to listen to him before the terrorists strike again?
How To Run a Puzzle Hunt
Price: Free! Words: 17,810. Language: American English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Interested in running a puzzle event for 1000 people? Ever played in a scavenger hunt, DASH, SNAP, or Puzzle Hunt and want to see how it’s done? Written by one of the organizers of Puzzle Hunt 14 at Microsoft, this book gives steps and tips for running such an event. It covers from the earliest stages of planning through creating puzzles, running test events, and managing the big day.
Your Guide to the Coolest Neighborhoods in North America
Price: Free! Words: 36,890. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
If Charles Dicken's Pickwick vacationed with the writers of "Portlandia" they might pen this hilarious exploration of North America's undiscovered gentrifying 'hoods. From a magical stew in DC to Atlanta's artisanal cola, from San Francisco's weird starchitecture to NY's off-putting pop-up and New Orleans' gator-friendly hostelry, escape and laugh with intrepid gay travel writer Nate Molino
The Pavement Gardener
Price: $3.35 USD. Words: 61,100. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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Mara and Callum each come to London to find work—and find each other. They delve ever deeper into the murky and dangerous world of urban fight gambling—challenging Callum’s understanding of who he is and what he wants from life. The gripping conclusion reveals the unpredictability of human nature and how revenge can be a double-edged sword. A story of desire, human frailty and self-realization.
The Key
Price: Free! Words: 9,890. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Amber Collins has a magic key that can open any door and create a portal between doors. Such a valuable key has made her and anyone she bumps into a target. The Dark Men, a mysterious league of assassins, is after her, James Rook, and the key. Together James and Amber must destroy the key before it falls into the wrong hands.
Flame: A Fireborn Novel
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,630. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
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Some secrets change your life forever. When the Saguinox arrive people are fascinated by these beautiful creatures who look and talk like us. Rhys is everything I shouldn't want, but his eyes are like something from a memory. Deep inside I always knew my past mattered. I just didn't know my life would depend on it.
Bob Moore: Hostile Territory
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,790. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
A former private investigator, Bob Moore made a career of embarrassing supers. The Super City, a levitating metropolis, has appeared over Bob's apartment. Bob is "invited" by the Vice President to become the new US Ambassador after two previous dignitaries have disappeared. Trapped in a city full of supers that would love to see him dead, Bob must stay alive long enough to unravel the mystery.