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Secrets of the C&O Canal: Little-Known Stories & Hidden History Along the Potomac River
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 38,110. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
The C&O Canal runs along the north side of the Potomac River from Cumberland, Md., to Georgetown in the District of Columbia. It is a 184.5-mile-long engineering marvel that has 11 aqueducts, 74 lift locks, 160 culverts, 12 river feeder locks and guard locks, and one tunnel through a mountain. Its history spans the 19th century and is filled with mishaps, crimes, secrets, and drama.
Abby Visits the White House
Series: Abby Douglas Mystery. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,520. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Days before Christmas, Abby, Linda, Andy and Froggy stay overnight at the White House in Washington D.C.. Unknowingly Linda inadvertently video tapes artifacts being smuggled into the White House.
Spelling Bee Mystery
Series: Abby Douglas Mystery. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,720. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Abby is competing in the National Spelling Bee, in Washington D.C. As usual things don’t go as planned. Witness how Abby faces the stresses of a Spelling Bee Challenge. Abby and Andy’s new Jewish friend needs Abby’s help. Even in the 1960's bullying and prejudice were very serious issues.
Storming The Hill: Book 3 of the Shadowkill Trilogy
Series: Shadowkill Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,100. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Book 3 of the Shadowkill Trilogy A team of mercenaries has infiltrated the White House. Their ransom: complete control of SHADOW team. Will Major Walker and the Mechanical Clandestine Division of the US Military pay the heavy price to save the country? Or does Lucas, Stacy, and the rest of SHADOW team have another plan? STORMING THE HILL is the third and final novel in the Shadowkill Trilogy.
Night of the Creepy Crawlers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,030. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
n ISIS terrorist by the name of Professor Idi Mohammad arrives in the United States to carry out attacks on Washington D.C. The Professor has been trained to carry out single acts of assassination against important government officials using all manner of venomous creatures including snakes, spiders, scorpions, fungi, The murders are made to look like accidents or death by natural causes.
Back Door to the White House
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,530. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A spring day dawns in Washington, D.C. and it is business as usual for the government as it wrestles with taxes, the economy and unrest around the world. All this is about to change in a matter of hours as murder, blackmail, and deception take center stage. Enjoy the wild roller coaster ride to the exciting conclusion.
The Watched Trilogy: Murder Was Just the Beginning
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 306,560. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
The bestselling Watched Trilogy is now available as a boxed set. When Christy witnesses the brutal murder of a senator's aide on a school trip only weeks before her sixteenth birthday, she becomes the target of the terrorists,and the focus of the FBI and two seriously hot guys. The FBI fails to keep her safe after sending her home and she ends up in witness protection, far away from everything.
The Ethnicity Of Linda Lovelace
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Linda Lovelace, born Linda Susan Boreman, was of working class origins. Her father's people came to the United States from England and Ireland. The father was a New York City policeman until his retirement. As Linda Lovelace, Boreman starred in Deep Throat in 1972. She came to dislike her husband who she accused of forcing her to make porn films. Linda's maternal grandfather came to NY from Italy.
Baby Chicks Easter Holidays Medieval Legend Contemporary Abuse
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Farm Animals
The text of my book details the struggle of young chicks when they are sold by uncaring pet shops and farmers to the parents of children, who present the dyed birds to their children at Easter. I have described the festiveness of Easter from the time of a pagan goddess Aostra, the Persians, and early Christians. Legislation to fight the sale of dyed baby chicks was begun by the mid 20th century.
Payola Bribery In The Record Business And Television
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Payola, or paying disc jockeys and other radio and television employees to play particular songs, was the subject of Congressional hearings in 1959 and 1960. Dick Clark, host of American Bandstand, was summoned to testify before a House subcommittee of investigators. At issue was censorship, the suspension of radio and television station licenses, etc. The lessons of payola are pertinent today.