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Spies, Thieves and Other Friends By Kelly Beckman
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BOOK 5 OF KELLY CHANCE SERIES CONTINUES WITH A NEW MISSION IN THE DESERT OF AFGHANISTAN. KELLY CHANCE GOES FROM TUXEDO TO BEARD AND CAFTAN AS A FREELANCE ARMS DEALER AND SECRET AGENT NAMED,'LA... More > SOMBRE'---THE SHADOW. HE HAS A DESERT WAR TO SETTLE AND LOTS OF NEW ENEMIES. MAJOR BUCKS IS BANKROLLING TERRORISM IN THE MIDDLE EAST. OTHER NEMISES INCLUDE THE BLOND BOMBER, HUMMER-PART MAN-ART MACHINE, HARRY LEGGS-THE GIANT KILLER, RACHET-THE ROBOTIC SOLDIER. THE BATTLE TAKES PLACE AT TORA BORA IN THE SIKIRAH FORTRESS. THERE A NEW ENEMY ARISES WHO WANTS TO CONTROL THE FLOW OF OIL AND OPIUM. KELLY'S SIDEKICKS RETURN, AS LINDA LOU, JIMBO AZIZ THE PRINCE, AND DESTINY. THE MEN BATTLE. THE WOMEN CAT FIGHT. THE WOMEN ARE FAST AND FURIOUS! ALL ARE BEAUTIFUL! ALL ARE DANGEROUS! KELLY LIKES HIS WOMEN BRIGHT AND HIS JEWELS SHINING! HIS SEARCH FOR THE RED HEART DIAMOND CONTINUES. WILL HE BREAK THE CURSE? WHICH WOMAN WILL WIN HIS HEART? WHICH SPY, THIEF OR OTHER FRIEND WILL BE THE TRAITOR?< Less
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde ( Illustrated by Charles Raymond Macauley ) By Robert Louis Stevenson
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The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is a novella by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson first published in 1886. The work is commonly known today as The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and... More > Mr. Hyde, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, or simply Jekyll & Hyde. It is about a London lawyer named Gabriel John Utterson who investigates strange occurrences between his old friend, Dr. Henry Jekyll, and the evil Edward Hyde. The novella's impact is such that it has become a part of the language, with the very phrase "Jekyll and Hyde" coming to mean a person who is vastly different in moral character from one situation to the next. Charles Raymond "C. R." Macauley (March 19, 1871 – November 24, 1934) was an American cartoonist and illustrator. He worked as a freelance illustrator and as staff cartoonist for newspapers including the Cleveland World, New York World, New York Daily Mirror, and Brooklyn Daily Eagle. He received the 1930 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning for his 1929 cartoon "Paying for a Dead Horse".< Less
Just Emily By Ursula Thacker
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Widowed Emily Greer lives with her unmarried daughter Kara on the outskirts of Glenwood, a fictitious small southern city. As Liz Davis, Emily’s best friend will tell you, “Emily is, I... More > guess, like most of us, but things keep happening to her…oh, nothing out of the ordinary, nothing earth-shaking, but….perhaps it’s the way she relates and responds and copes,” and then Liz adds with a disarming smile, “Perhaps it’s in the telling.” From a “blue” April morning, the story runs through roughly five years of Emily’s life, its interwoven strands reflecting thoughts and feelings underscored by a sense of Christian values. As Liz would tell you, “You’ll just have to get to know Emily because… she’s just Emily.” Ursula Thacker is a homemaker and free-lance writer. She has published non-fiction, fiction and poetry in Our State (NC), The Upper Room, The Christian Home, Swimmers, Sunshine Magazine, Bay Leaves, and Muse.< Less
Permanent Temporary By Joseph Fedcamp
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Permanent Temporary is a whimsical study of modern American society from a multitude of perspectives. After 4 years in a dead-end office job in Ohio, Joe Fedcamp decided to experiment with the job... More > market instead of getting stuck in his cubicle. Permanent Temporary is about discovering opportunities to avoid mundane and unrewarding situations. Employment websites, particularly Craigslist.org, opened up a whole new world of opportunities to the independent and freelance workforce. Joe took full advantage. It landed him everywhere from rock clubs to the New York Stock Exchange. He was involved with NBC’s hit series, The Apprentice, and he also photocopied the financial papers for the infamous Enron investigation. And of course, he waited a few tables. Over a 10 year period, he had over 70 temporary jobs, assignments, or projects in many different industries, and lived in 3 very different parts of the country: Ohio, the San Francisco Bay Area, and New York City.< Less
BRAVADO By Peter Frensdorf
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Bravado is a work of fiction rich in glamour and intimacy, set against a backdrop of the high-pressure world of the rich and famous. Jennifer Barrows is a young freelance reporter who meets Paul... More > Berg, a young boxer who surprises her with his character and down-to-earth nature. Jennifer is immediately attracted to Paul and doesn’t understand why at the end of their evening together, he snubs her obvious sexual attraction to him, leaving her frustrated. In her anger, she writes an article that is highly critical of Paul. This leads to the couple separating and going their separate ways. Jennifer’s life takes a twist she could never have imagined in her wildest dreams. One day, attending a concert of the famous pop-star Domino, Paul cannot believe his eyes, because that girl is.... his Jennifer! The story is ripping along, and there is always something happening to keep the reader turning the pages, desperate to find out what happens next.< Less
Local Therapy By Soleïman Adel Guémar
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Soleïman Adel Guémar is about the same age as the independent republic of Algeria. He worked as a freelance investigative journalist from 1991 until 2002, when he claimed political asylum... More > in the UK following threats to his life. The last article he published as a resident of Algeria was titled ‘Dangerous Investigations’ (Liberté, 26.11.2002). The stories in 'Local Therapy' (translated by Tom Cheesman, ISBN 978-0-9545147-6-1, with cover photo by Christian Als) mostly first appeared in the Algerian press between 1992 and 2002. Adel's stories, like his poetry, have “a fighter’s edge, a tough beauty” (Lisa Appignanesi). They address the agonies of contemporary Algeria and the survival, despite everything, of dreams of a different world. His political poems are published in "State of Emergency" (Arc Publications, 2007), in French with English translations by TC and John Goodby. Further Hafan Books at: www.lulu.com/hafan< Less
Bully, A Play In One Act (2015) By Vincent Truman
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Middle-aged Darrell LeBeau is in the process of renting out his garage following the totaling of the family car, which has negatively impacted his job as a freelance electrician. As he attempts to... More > clean away years of projects and memories and make room for someone else's possessions, Alex McHall stops by to inquire about renting the space. However, Alex has more than garage rental on his mind: Darrell used to be the terrifying school bully, and Alex has come to confront his old nemesis and extract an apology. To ensure he gets one, he has come with a backpack full of tools, including a drill, which he intends to use on Darrell should the apology not be forthcoming. This one-act play is more than just a study between bully and victim; it explores the often emotionally charged slippery-slope concepts of balance and justice. Four roles (three male, one female); all 40+ years old.< Less
Wordslingers: An Epitaph for the Western By Will Murray
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The Writers of the Purple Wage have long since taken the last trail into dusty memory. But, now, they live again--to retell tall tales of those distant days when they helped forge the fabled West of... More > American Imagination. Join MAX BRAND, LUKE SHORT, JOHNSTON McCULLEY, ERNEST HAYCOX, WALT COBURN, FRANK GRUBER, RYERSON JOHNSON, & a hard-working, fast-drawing posse of freelance fictioneers! And those two-fisted foremen of New York’s fiction factories–magazine editors FRANK BLACKWELL, ROGERS TERRILL, LEO MARGULIES, ROBERT LOWNDES & FANNY ELLSWORTH! Together, IN THEIR OWN WORDS, these veteran pulpsters & others offer startling inside stories of how they created the mythology of the Golden West! Armed with forgotten interviews, controversial essays & candid letters first not seen in generations, acclaimed pulp historian Will Murray, author of The Wild Adventures of Doc Savage. reveals the epic life & frequent deaths of the Pulp West!< Less
The Price She Paid By David Graham Phillips
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: David Graham Phillips (October 31, 1867 – January 24, 1911)... More > was an American novelist and journalist of the muckraker tradition.Phillips was born in Madison, Indiana. After graduating from high school, Phillips entered Asbury College (now DePauw University) — following which he received a degree from Princeton University in 1887.After completing his education, Phillips worked as a newspaper reporter in Cincinnati, Ohio, before moving on to New York City where he was employed as a reporter for The Sun from 1890 to 1893, then columnist and editor with the New York World until 1902. In his spare time, he wrote a novel, The Great God Success, that was published in 1901. The royalty income enabled him to work as a freelance journalist while continuing to write fiction. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Graham_Phillips< Less
Moments in Time By Tom LaPorte
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Choices. We all make choices. Morgan discovered a bloodied bridge after making a choice to go there on a pre-dawn daily run. Blood dripping from a bridge over a rushing river told a story. Morgan... More > thought the odd combination made for a unique photo opportunity as well as a puzzling mystery. Morgan had tagged along on his wife’s business trip out of town. Lucy, his wife, had discouraged Morgan from running down the unknown path in the strange town before the light of day. She had, however, encouraged him to follow a path of his passions and begin a career as a freelance photographer. Morgan had recently found himself between jobs, and only the night before he had confided to his wife his dream of photographing nature. The Universe answered his desire the next day with an incredible scene to capture, but the mystery of the spilled blood threatened to alter his life in ways not necessarily related to publishing pictures into coffee table books.< Less

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