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Book: No Place Like Home - A Camilla Randall Mystery (The Camilla Randall Mysteries) by Anne R. Allen
Comedy with a conscience. A laugh-out-loud mashup of romantic comedy, crime fiction, and satire: Dorothy Parker meets Dorothy L. Sayers. Perennially down-and-out socialite Camilla Randall a.k.a. "The Manners Doctor" is a magnet for murder, mayhem and Mr. Wrong, but she always solves the mystery in her quirky, but oh-so-polite way. Usually with more than a little help from her gay best friend, [...]
 
Book: Man Hunt by David R. Gross
Tom Tobin, an illiterate hunter, trader, rancher, Indian fighter and sometimes U. S. Army guide, led a small detach-ment of soldiers to hunt the Espinosas. He tracked them down, used his Hawken 54 caliber rifle to kill them at long range then cut off their heads. He returned to Fort Garland with the grisly trophies but refused the huge reward for killing them. The era of the Mountain Man, the San [...]
 
Book: An Emperor Among Us - The Eccentric Life and Benevolent Reign of Norton I, Emperor of the United States, as Told by Mark Twain by David St. John
As cigar smoke hangs heavy in Mark Twain's sitting room, the members of the Monday Evening Club eagerly await his presentation, which they think will be the reading of his paper The Decay of the Art of Lying. Instead, Twain changes his mind and enthralls his audience with the true tale of one man's unconventional and fascinating journey through life. It is 1849 when a thirty-one-year-old Jewish [...]
 
Book: ReConnected by Armelle Cloche & Michelle Tirella
ReConnected is a screenplay inspired by a true Facebook story. Social network can create as much mess as magic! 1993. Prom night. Two high school sweethearts are 20 years away from using Facebook to reconnect and to dismantle a crime ring in Panama. ReConnected is a suspenseful romance about finding yourself again, rediscovering lost love and courage, and how our choices always affect the ones we [...]
 
Book: Dime by Luis Figueredo
Pierce Evangelista, a sharp-witted, Harvard-educated lawyer is drawn into the brutal and violent power struggle between the Venezuelan drug cartel and the DEA. Juan Carlos, who holds crippling information about the cartel, sits in the Curacao Prison awaiting extradition. He is aware that his life only holds value to the DEA if he agrees to cooperate; and the cartel can't allow him to tell the DEA [...]
 
Book: The Inventor, a tale of Old San Francisco by Steve Bartholomew
The year 1880: Young Jeremy Fantom has decided he hates his job as reporter on the San Francisco Bulletin. He especially dislikes having to cover riots and rabble rousers like Denis Kearney and Mayor Kalloch. His viewpoint begins to change when he encounters a strange inventor and his beautiful daughter, Hollyhock. Is her father, Mr Worrell, a crackpot or a genius? Or does that even matter?
 
Book: Transformed - San Francisco (Quirky Romantic Spy Novel Book 1) by Suzanne Falter
*** Winner of a prestigious Rainbow Award *** Can one crazy fundamentalist take out SanFrancisco's hedonists? And can a transman spy, a society dominatrix and lesbian SFPD sergeant stop him? Charley McElroy is a handsome, well-heeled travel writer and CIA operative and he's having a midlife crisis. Not only did he get suspended by the Agency after forgetting to pay his taxes. Only days earlier, [...]
 
Book: The Imaginary Emperor - A Tale of Old San Francisco by Steve Bartholomew
Sometimes the only path to sanity is through madness. San Francisco, 1859. Joshua Norton, desperate to survive, sees madness overtaking America. He has lost his fortune and believes the country is losing its mind. In a flash of insight, he finds the answer to both problems. He will become Emperor of the United States and Protector of Mexico. He will issue proclamations to make things right.Now [...]
 
Book: From the Horse's Mouth - A memoir of San Francisco's legendary Iron Horse restaurant and its charismatic owner by Marilyn Giorgetti
Behind the scenes tales of San Francisco's legendary Iron Horse restaurant, as told from the horse's mouth. "From the Horse's Mouth" is a slice-of-life peek into a bygone era when the martini was the drink of the day and hats and white gloves where de'rigeur for the ladies. We rub elbows with the likes of Joe DiMaggio and the famous sports figures of the day and join in the pulsing energy of the [...]
 
Book: The Hobo by Dick Murphy-Scott
I am a guy with some time on my hands and not many options. I just want to have a voice, get some ideas out, through fiction. I think guys will like my stuff more than women. Women don't like to thin that bad things happen in life, but they do. I have no idea when I started to write, or why. I have another book almost finished and I started another one. I decided to write about all the many [...]
 
Book: Oh sh!t, you're black! by Lawrence D. Elliott
Is there a difference between racism and just having a prejudice? In this collection of humorous anecdotes, the author explores an important question. Picture this...you're on the phone with a guy you've never met. He has a strong and rugged sounding voice. You envision he's six feet five, muscular, and handsome. A perfect specimen of maleness! Then, you're shocked upon meeting him. He's actually [...]
 
Book: Dancing in the Streets by Steven P. Unger
Now and then, you still can see the tattered remains of a bumper sticker exclaiming: "If you remember the '60s, you weren't there!" But Steven P. Unger is an exception to the rule-he took notes. As a result, his novel Dancing in the Streets is replete with unforgotten and unforgettable images of events and scenes that have long been lost in a smoke-filled haze. From the Merry Pranksters' Wavy [...]
 
Book: Wings to Redemption (An Alex Boudreau Adventure) by Paul H Landes
A fast paced "who-done-it" techno-thriller. This Alex Boudreau adventure is filled with cutting-edge technology and riveting conflicts entwined with deep passion, conspiracies and spiraling twists. Alex Boudreau has been trained to win...at any cost. Lured by a sacred trust back into a life of stealth and undercover thievery, Alex confronts a tormented past laced with guilt, self-proclaimed [...]
 
Book: Everyday Murders by Hugh Anthony Levine
What compels man to murder? Former prosecutor Hugh Anthony Levine enables the reader to sit with him at the prosecution s table as he represents the People of the State of New York or the People of the State of California in the trials of some everyday murders which encapsulate raw emotions often impelling man to kill greed, lust, fear, hatred, as well as mere folly. Other sins only speak; murder [...]
 
Book: Taken by Witches by Nick Iuppa
When he was a child, Niko Madonie was terrified of his over-protective grandmother. Somehow he knew she was a witch possessed of overwhelming supernatural powers and determined to save him from the real and imagined dangers of the modern world. Now a successful writer in Hollywood, Niko is helping create an animated version of Hansel and Gretel while he struggles to protect his beautiful young [...]
 
Book: The Texicans by Jinx Schwartz
An epic saga of Texas and a family who struggled to build their life there Thirty years before the showdown at the Alamo. When a pioneer family immigrates to Spanish Texas in 1806, they soon find themselves inexorably drawn into the bitter conflict between Mexico and Spain. Joining forces with a dashing young Royalist deserter, they join in the battle to successfully free Mexico and Texas from [...]
 
Book: Vodka and Limelight - Story of a Bartender by Yuri Kagan
VODKA & LIMELIGHT - What might seem like fantasy to the average reader is reality to Yuri Kagan, or at least it was when he was living the dream life in San Francisco's Castro District bartending at one of the area's hottest spots. Welcome to the Castro everyone thinks they know, but they really don't. "Vodka & Limelight" is a coming of age, fictitious memoir comprised of short stories that offer [...]
 
Book: The Fisherman's Daughter by Sydell Voeller
Psychology professor Vanessa Paris receives word that her father has disappeared from his fishing boat in Puget Sound and rushes to her childhood home in the San Juan Islands to try to help find him. Tragedy has been no stranger to Vanessa--years ago her mother died and more recently, her brother. The possibility of losing her father now is almost too much to bear. But when Vanessa arrives at the [...]
 
Book: Tecate Peak - The Edge by Michael Hudon
In between, in its nearly 300 delicious pages, along with the newly released audio book, there are continuing and interwoven subplots packed full with passion, drama, love lost and regained, moral dilemma, brotherhood, and suspense, always sandwiched by more action. Tecate Peak traces the ebb and flow, the frenzy and the calm that is the day to day life of Harry Dugan, a cop from a family of cops [...]
 
Book: The Ride by Richard McCullough
"The Ride", Richard A McCullough's latest book where The Ride is Mandatory, Living is Optional. If you've ever gotten in a car with someone you didn't know ... This is a real reading experience. Like a movie in your mind. The writer takes you there. What a rush. Read it, experience it, it'll stop your heart. But when it starts beating again you'll know you're really alive. This short novel [...]
 
Book: Alicia's Ghost by Nick Iuppa & John P. Mendoza
"IT'S WONDERFUL; I LOVE IT! I love the characters. And Alicia, OMG, she's so real I think I know her." B. Escamilla, Palo Alto, CA - "Every time I thought I had it figured out, there was a new twist to the story. I couldn't put it down. Great read!" C. Gallagher, Chicago, IL - LOVE, OBSESSION, MURDER, DEATH, MANNEQUINS, RATTLESNAKES, DRUG LORDS, CHINATOWN, GHOSTS... AND THE WORLD'S MOST HAUNTING [...]
 
Book: Vampires In Paradise - A Tale of Love, Blood & Addiction by Steven D. Riley
October, 2000 - A new millennium finds Aaron Michaels six months into his sobriety after a lifetime of heroin addiction. Now, he's just taking things one day at a time. He wakes to the thump of the morning paper against his door, and discovers more than he ever bargained for when he steps outside in the damp, predawn San Diego morning to retrieve it; where he witnesses the vampire Lydia feeding [...]
 
Book: The Little Mornings by C.M. Albrecht
The Little Mornings follows Darcy Lemarsh, young loser who thinks he sees an opportunity to improve his life and leaps in bringing his mentally unstable girlfriend along. Together they only make life worse for themselves as well as for others as his initial ambitious ideas turn into dark and devious methods to gain his ends. The Little Mornings is a noir tragedy, perhaps reminiscent of books like [...]
 
Book: Imperfect by Rebecca Barray and Tobi Doyle
After moving to San Francisco to escape the aftermath of a violent attack, Sophie Schrader will learn from real estate tycoon William Peterson that she is safe, loved...and perfect. TWO HALVES - Sophie Schrader came to San Francisco to start over. Fleeing a broken past, she never examined if she was living her passion until now, when one shocking night in a downtown dance club introduces her to a [...]
 
Book: Joshua's Revenge by Richard L. Wren
Joshua is a world renowned Martial Arts expert working as a Yosemite Park Ranger. He is assigned the task of finding and eliminating a Chinese gang that is killing and eviscerating Yosemite Park bears for Chinese medicine and that have killed his Ranger partner. The chase ranges from the back woods of Yosemite to the back alleys of San Francisco's Chinatown. Kidnappings, murders, gang warfare and [...]
 
Book: Too Many Cooks by Shirley Ann Wilder
Bitter news leads a San Diego widow and widower to true love and to a scheme to marry off their adult children, a plan that goes deliciously awry. Gaetano Lorenzo was the sweetest man that the widowed Estelle Bennett had ever met. That morning began terribly, with awful news, but now the owner and head chef of a local San Diego ristorante was offering up Italian delights: red wine, delicious [...]
 
Book: An Agent's Prize (Demise Book 3) by Philip G Henley
The conclusion to the Demise trilogy. The conspiracy is over the mistakes and cover up are hidden and buried for good. Both sides of the Atlantic can concentrate on the threats from Islamic Terrorism. That is what they all hope. They want to enlist a hidden black asset in the chase, but there are risks to that approach. Meanwhile the FBI is still investigating what really happened. Is the [...]
 
Book: Book of Death by S. Evan Townsend
They live among us. We know they are there. No government can control them; no authority can stop them. Some are evil. Some are good. All are powerful. They inhabit our myths and fairy tales. But what if they were real, the witches, wizards, and fairy godmothers? What if they were called "adepts" and were organized into guilds for mutual protection and benefit? And what if some of them discovered [...]
 
Book: Memories, Mummies, México by Ivan C. Browning
Mexico Travel Adventure Novel She's young, feisty, on a mission, and surrounded by carousing people with faces painted like skeletons. Ellen Greer is a freelance journalist whose career is on the way up. Her latest lead takes her to the historic cities of San Miguel and Guanajuato, Mexico. A "memory plant" used by an Indian healer living in a shack in the desert may help people afflicted with [...]
 
Book: Multifarious Notions by Bill Hylton
The stories in this book have a broad range of subjects: sexual attraction, gun safety, a U. S. Senator's Vietnam experiences, children in state custody, karate and its effect on a father/son relationship, frontier survival, frontier justice, and modern justice when an Arkansas Deputy Sheriff arrests a Mexican chicken plucker.
 
Book: Confessions from the Pumpkin Patch (The Soul Encounters Book 1) by Karlyle Tomms
Growing up in a small Pennsylvania town, Lovella is an intelligent and rebellious child of the '60's. She adores her alcoholic and ineffectual father while despising her controlling mother, and discovers in her teens that the most potent revenge she can take on her mother is through sexually acting out. When she goes away to college she meets Earl, an "ugly hippie" who takes her on a journey [...]
 
Book: L.A. Punk Rocker by Brenda Perlin
#1 BEST SELLER - PUNK - #1 BEST SELLER - PHOTOJOURNALISM This is what Billy Idol had to say about L.A. Punk Rocker... "Pretty wild chapter on me...maybe u shouldv'e written my book, good luck with it..BFI." Fifteen stories from the eighties set in Los Angeles, written by LA Punk Queen Brenda Perlin and her friends who lived every moment of an electric era in the City of Angels. That unique and [...]
 
Book: THE END, MY FRIEND - Prelude to the Apocalypse by Kirby Wright
Paris Hilton and Lady Gaga are dead. So is the President. Psytrance parties rage as Palm Springs burns. Police and fire departments are gone. Marital Law is imposed to deal with the riots but the military is overwhelmed when Mexicans storm the border to reclaim California. Warlords battle private security forces for control of coastal towns. Power, gas, and water are luxuries. Hummers and motor [...]
 
Book: THE WOMAN FROM LYON - Have you really been in Love? (Marisol 1) by Lawrence Rose
Contemporary Racy Romance Novel! Memoir of a special love affair between a musician from San Francisco and an amazingly beautiful and accomplished woman from Lyon, France. True story? Liberally enhanced? You decide. Travels in Europe and the West Coast highlight this sexy, crazy, music and art-filled romance...Great Suspense as they work to expunge the Nazi history of her family. And his feelings [...]
 
Book: Christmas Stories from my Heart by Lawrence D. Elliott
What if your greatest gift for the holidays was a roof over your head, food on the table, or the kindness of strangers? Lawrence D. Elliott is an author and a contributor to the best-selling Chicken Soup for the Soul book series. He's also a contributor to The Huffington Post (now known as HuffPost). Lawrence has also been interviewed for The Wall Street Journal Radio Network. Lawrence is a [...]
 


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