eTLC - A Showcase for Independent Authors



The Electronic Text and Literature Cloud (eTLC) posts only ebooks not under contract with a major publisher.  We hope this will increase your chance of finding that gem by an indie.  Please .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) if you have any suggestions on how to improve this site.  If you would like to submit an ebook for posting, please click SUBMISSIONS.

 

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Crash Gordon and the Revelations from Big Sur
Derek Swannson (author)


Product Description

An amnesiac convalescing in Big Sur encounters an oddly sinister envoy from the Freemasons’ Scottish Rite Psychophrenic Research Program…. A stoned surfer trespassing on Hearst Castle property gets hauled up into the sky by a massive flying black triangle…. A notorious starlet attending the wrap party for her first major Hollywood movie assassinates a Moscow journalist with a bottle of radioactive nasal spray…. In Crash Gordon and the Revelations from Big Sur, Derek Swannson combines these elements into a comic and subversive international thriller . . .

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Destiny Defining Decisions
Aleks Srbinoski, et al (authors)

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“What was the thought process behind the best life decision you have ever made?” This is the central question answered in Destiny Defining Decisions which explores the keys to happiness, inspirational living and business success. It offers new and established entrepreneurs and self-improvement enthusiasts the opportunity to receive inspirational and practical guidance from 11 best-selling business experts . . .

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Destiny Defining Decisions will be free on Amazon July 8 - July 9

 

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Life Unexpected
Naomi L. Baum (author)

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“You have breast cancer!” A bolt from the blue shook Naomi L. Baum’s well-ordered world in 2011. Three years later, healthy and strong, internationally recognized trauma/resilience expert, Dr. Baum shares her journey and the practical wisdom gained through difficult personal experience, beginning with diagnosis and moving through surgery, chemo and radiation. If you or someone close to you has been diagnosed with breast cancer, learn what you can do . . .

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This book will be on free promotion: July 5-6, 2014.

 

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Death is Overrated
Jeffrey Perren (author)

Product Description

HOW DO YOU INVESTIGATE YOUR OWN MURDER?

Professor Thomas Payne didn’t intend to wind up dead on his caving vacation, and in truth he wasn’t the victim. But proving his identity to the police becomes tricky after they pull his passport off the lookalike body.

Things go from bogus to baffling when a mysterious phone call at the crime scene leads to the arrest of the young scientist . . .

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Time of Death: Induction
Shana Festa (author)

Product Description

When nowhere is safe to hide, where do you go to escape the monsters?

In a few short days, 37 year old Emma Rossi’s hard work will finally pay off. She will don her cap and gown and graduate with a degree in nursing, but not before she loses her first patient and is confronted with a new reality. In Cape Coral, Florida, a storm approaches. The dead are coming back to life.

And they’re hungry . . .

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Read a sample chapter here.

 

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The Power of Affirmations
Jonathan Bello (author)

Product Description

You’re about to discover how to exponentially improve the quality of Your Life by taking control of your inner voice. Find out how your negative Thinking has kept YOU from living the Life that You Deserve . . .

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The Deadly Dog Show
Jerold Last (author)

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Private detective Roger Bowman is hired to impersonate a wealthy sponsor showing a champion German Shorthaired Pointer named Juliet at dog shows in California. His undercover assignment is to ferret out whether some of the winners are cheating. Before long, bodies of murdered judges . . .

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Forex Trading Strategy - Plain and Easy
Dave Hughe (author)

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Would you like to learn a proven system to make money now?

This presents the Forex trading strategy that has been used in real life with over 70% success rate. This book describes a plain and easy way you can use this Forex strategy and implement instantly. Proven trading system that makes money in real life . . .

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Haven (Book 2 in The Breadwinner Trilogy)
Stevie Kopas (author)

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Haven continues the story of The Breadwinner with the addition of new territory, new characters, and new complications. The second book in The Breadwinner Trilogy will leave you stunned and bloodthirsty for the conclusion of the series. Who you once were still does not . . .

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Wackos to Obliterate
Kenneth Wayne (author)

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Mavis Kincaid believed fifty-six was too early to retire, but her husband George was sure they had played the game and won, so they sold their home to become RV gypsies. Shortly after they hit the road, their stocks plummet. To help make ends meet, Mavis finds she has the knack to craft romances, while George discovers he can work at home as a paid troll of political websites for the enigmatic . . .

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A Facebook interview with the author is here.

 


Featured Novels

 

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An American Branch
Kenneth Wayne (author)

Product Description

The Japanese post-war economic miracle halted in the 1990s, a time that has been called the “lost decade” by many. Although the country suffered a severe downturn, it was still flush with revenue, so certain sectors prospered. Due to the belief that college ensured a successful career and to the large number of young people at the time, higher education was in great demand. The domestic universities were unable to handle the short-term surge, so some Japanese companies formed joint-ventures with dozens of foreign universities to provide an “international” alternative.

An American Branch finds Wayne’s everyman, Charles Journeyman, as the director of an English language program at a new American university branch in Osaka. He is happily married to a lovely Japanese woman, but their inability to have children has created a distance between them. This increases as Journeyman becomes busier with work. Unexpectedly, he is given a seductive reward . . .

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Read an interview with the author at Book Junkies Library.

 


Clip
Kenneth Wayne (author)

Product Description

Imagine you’re watching a video posted on the Internet and catch a glimpse of yourself in it. The only thing is, you were never in the place where the clip was shot and you don’t know any of the people in it.

Charles is an expatriated American living in Japan who spots himself in a sex video that has gone viral. Initially, he dismisses it as a fluke. His apprehension fades after . . .

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Featured Anthology of Short Stories

Words to Music (Volume 1)
Wells, et al. (Authors)

Product Description

Short story anthology written by 40 authors from 12 countries. Authors from Australia, Canada, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Japan, Lebanon, New Zealand, South Africa, Spain, United Kingdom and United States collaborated with the common goal to entertain readers around the globe. The authors have chosen to give their royalties from this book to several deserving charities . . .


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Dedicated to Fukushima


The Tunge Pit
Kevin Kato (author)


Product Description

Jon Dolan reaches for his cell phone, unaware he’s helping to kill a woman a mile away. A woman he’s never spoken to. A woman he can see. A woman who will spend her own last moments watching him die first. Kris was sure she knew what she was doing. But sometimes our decisions go wrong. Horribly wrong . . .

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