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The Whole Megillah: A Benny Cooperman Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,950. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 by Bev Editions. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Benny Cooperman, the most endearing private eye in literature, is sprung from small-town Grantham and working in Toronto. A dealer in rare books asks him to investigate the theft of an ancient Jewish manuscript. While Benny is immersed in the strange world of antique book collectors, his client turns up dead and the robbery isn't all it seems. A short mystery starring Canada’s great detective.
No Defense
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 89,500. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013 by Bev Editions. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
Library Journal describes the romantic mystery No Defense as a “powerful first novel.” At her father’s behest, and over her husband’s objections, LuAnn moves her husband and children home to Alabama. There she inadvertently spurs the investigation that leads to her father’s indictment. Family secrets, a taut story line, and a surprising ending combine to create a riveting courtroom drama.
Sex, Rock & History
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,640. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012 by Bev Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Rock’n’roll mirrors society’s changing attitudes about sex. The women who fainted at Little Richard and Elvis Presley concerts, Sid and Nancy’s troubled punk-rock relationship, and the Riot Grrrl movement transformed sexual mores. Renowned historian Edward Shorter explores the connection between sex and the music that defined 20th Century culture in this funny and incisive short account.
Below the Peacock Fan: First Ladies of the Raj
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You set the price! Words: 93,530. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013 by Bev Editions. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
When the British ruled India, four Victorian women find themselves in a disturbing land, experiencing extremes of decadence amid crushing poverty. Emily Eden, Charlotte Canning, Edith Lytton and Mary Curzon followed husbands or a brother who were appointed Viceroys. In this compelling slice of colonial history we see how India marked them with its heat, mutinies and lascivious secrets.
JFK, Oswald, Cuba, and the Mafia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,210. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by Bev Editions. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In his years of research on the assassination of John F. Kennedy, David Pratt, a respected scholar, noticed a gap in the literature: the absence of a work that simply presents the evidence and allows readers to judge. This book fills that gap by offering a timeline of firmly established evidence. No theories or conspiracies. But the evidence does not support the Warren Commission verdict.
The Adjal of Jimmy Temple
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Price: Free! Words: 76,830. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014 by Bev Editions. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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When lovable P.I. Jimmy Temple investigates the murder of a wealthy L.A. businessman and owner of a decaying Hollywood funeral home, he uncovers the sweetest scam this side of Hell. But his sleuthing in the embalming room puts Jimmy in touch with his new found psychic abilities and the terrifying specter of his own death. He has two days to avert it. Smart, funny, eerie and brutal.
The Etruscan Chimera
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Series: Lara McClintoch Archaeological Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,400. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013 by Bev Editions. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In Rome, a reclusive billionaire businessman asks antiques dealer Lara McClintoch to find a rare Etruscan artifact for his collection. Lara likes the idea of visiting the beautiful hill towns of Tuscany on an expense account. But when strange men start following her, an eccentric collector dies suddenly, and a strange package turns up in her car, Lara feels evil closing in on her.
This Continent Called Love, Quotations from Nobel Prize Winners
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,520. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2010 by Bev Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
500 quotations on love in all its forms from Nobel Laureates. Combining love with wisdom, it will delight readers of all ages. Perfect for speeches at weddings and anniversaries. Send it to sweethearts, mothers, brides, and even to your favorite cynics.
The African Quest
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Series: Lara McClintoch Archaeological Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,180. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013 by Bev Editions. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Antiques dealer Lara McClintoch is leading a group of tourists through the souks, mosques and ruins of Tunisia. When one member of the tour is found dead in the pool and another dies in a hotel fire, the police think accident; Lara thinks murder. Then there’s trouble in the harbor as two ships compete for marine treasure. Lara’s quest for justice climaxes in a harrowing race across the desert.
The Bishop's Pawn
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Series: Rebellion Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,460. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015 by Bev Editions. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Lurid gossip trails Dick Dougherty in his flight from New York to Toronto in 1838. But calumny mixes with politics, and a fiery sermon by Bishop John Strachan incites his murder. Dick is found dead with a note on his back bearing one word “Sodomite.” Marc Edwards, Dick’s dear friend, travels to New York to investigate. Even he is shocked by the depravity he uncovers.
Sadomasochism and Ardent Love: An Historical Perspective
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,330. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012 by Bev Editions. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
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This short book by award-winning historian Edward Shorter explores the popular appeal of erotica and the allure of sadomasochism. Shorter, author of 'Written in the Flesh: A History of Desire chronicles the history of SM, a practice which is a recent addition to the tool kit of sexual pleasure and refutes the notion that it is about pain.
The Orkney Scroll
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Series: Lara McClintoch Archaeological Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,080. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014 by Bev Editions. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Lara McClintoch’s professional pride is hurt when an antique cabinet she thought was genuine is deemed a fake. When the antique dealer who sold it for a million dollars is murdered and the money goes missing, Lara follows the forgery trail to Scotland’s Orkney Islands, once ruled by the Vikings. The place is pretty and the people kind, but Lara feels danger closing in on her.
For the Thinking Executive: 916 Quotations from Nobel Laureates
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,340. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012 by Bev Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
David Pratt scoured books, articles and speeches by 826 Nobel prize winners for distilled wisdom from the world’s acknowledged geniuses. Here, he has winnowed 916 quotations from his collection of 7500, for business executives to use in their own presentations.They range from scientists to literary giants: Einstein, Curie, Hemingway, Kissinger, Martin Luther King and more.
Undercover Agent; How One Honest Man Took on the Drug Mob...And Then the Mounties
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,180. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011 by Bev Editions. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
It was North America’s biggest drug bust, worth $238 million. The man behind it was a small-town businessman who fooled the Miami drug barons who were setting up a pipeline into Canada. Leonard Mitchell worked undercover for the RCMP for 19 months because “it was the right thing to do.” He was successful but it earned him a lifetime run from the mob and he also had to take on the Mounties.
The Moai Murders
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Series: Lara McClintoch Archaeological Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,030. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013 by Bev Editions. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
How many people put a visit to remote and mysterious Easter Island on their life to-do list? Lara McClintoch and her best friend Moira share a yearning to hug one of those famous giant carved heads. But when they get to the island, someone is bumping off members of a strange congress gathered to study local culture. Who has murder on their bucket list? Lara races against time to stop the killing.
The Thai Amulet
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Series: Lara McClintoch Archaeological Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,070. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013 by Bev Editions. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Will Beauchamp closed his antique shop in Bangkok and disappeared, he left behind a family in Toronto and a lot of questions. When fellow antiques dealer Lara McClintoch tries to find him in Thailand, she faces suspicion and deceit. Did Will run away? Was he involved in corruption? Why was he fascinated by an old murder case? Now people he knew are under attack, but Lara keeps searching.
The Xibalba Murders
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Series: Lara McClintoch Archaeological Mysteries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,320. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013 by Bev Editions. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Lara McClintoch, antiquities expert, is summoned to Mexico to help a colleague decode an ancient Mayan mystery. But the theft of Mayan treasure and Lara’s discovery of a corpse on the museum roof make her a suspect of robbery and murder. Desperate to prove her innocence, Lara must unmask the killer and stop a tomb robber in the shadowy world of Xibalba, the Lords of Death.
Buckingham's Man: Balthazar Gerbier
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,470. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010 by Bev Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Balthazar Gerbier, an artist and architect, connoisseur and curator, secret agent and diplomat, a friend of Rubens and counsellor to kings, his life offers a window into dazzling 17th century England and Europe. Gerbier assembled the famous art collection for the Duke of Buckingham at London's York House. Lita-Rose Betcherman has written the definitive and long-awaited biography of Gerbier.
The Maltese Goddess
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Series: Lara McClintoch Archaeological Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,910. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013 by Bev Editions. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Antiques dealer Lara McClintoch expects a working holiday on the Mediterranean island of Malta will be a nice break from the Canadian winter–until she discovers a dead body stuffed inside an antique chest and another impaled on an ancient knight’s sword. Lara races to solve the murders in time to foil an assassination plot in this exciting thriller.
Things are Going to Slide
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,790. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012 by Bev Editions. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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Winston Groom describes Things Are Going to Slide as “a gripping tale” that “beautifully renders the texture of Southern life.” In this compelling page-turner, heroine Marilee’s life quickly begins to spin out of control when her husband leaves her, her first love steals a promotion from under her nose, and her legal clinic must defend a teenager accused of killing her newborn. A must read.
The Riviera Set: From Queen Victoria to Princess Grace
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,190. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010 by Bev Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Picasso to F. Scott Fitzgerald, Winston Churchill to sex kitten Brigitte Bardot. The glorious strip of Mediterranean beach stretching from Marseilles to Monaco still attracts writers, artists, film stars, and scoundrels. Betcherman's rich account will delight tourists and armchair travelers alike.
The Magyar Venus
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Series: Lara McClintoch Archaeological Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,250. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013 by Bev Editions. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Roommates from college draw Lara McClintoch into an encounter with an old lover and the mystery surrounding a 25,000 year-old statue. To find if the antiquity is real or fake, Lara traces the path of a 19thC adventurer who is said to have found the statue in Hungary. Lara learns that digging up the past can be dangerous, whether it is someone else’s or your own.
The Celtic Riddle
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Series: Lara McClintoch Archaeological Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,160. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013 by Bev Editions. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The reading of a wealthy man’s will in Ireland sets off a murder spree and a treasure hunt, and antiques dealer Lara McClintoch is in the middle of the action. Lara’s friend Alex is one of the beneficiaries of the Will, and she is worried he may be on the murderer’s list. Following clues to a promised treasure in the Irish countryside may be the way to fortune – or death.


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