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    • Celestial Navigation for the Complete Idiot

    • A Simple Explanation
    • By: Gene Grossman
    • Narrated by: Gene Grossman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 9
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    Celestial Navigation for the Complete Idiot is groundbreaking not because of what it has, but what it doesn't have: no mathematics problems; no astronomical talk; and no big words you've never heard of. Sailor-author Gene Grossman finally breaks this wonderful subject down into plain English and explains it in such a way that you will no longer have any excuse to claim that you know nothing about the valuable boater's subject of celestial navigation.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting, Author's Story & Technique

    • By Jerry Chapman on 07-11-17

    Regular price: $14.95

    • How Not to Practice Law

    • In the Office and in the Courtroom
    • By: Gene Grossman
    • Narrated by: Peter Sharp, Esq.
    • Length: 2 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 3
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    How Not to Practice Law is the the perfect book and should be required listening for any law student, or new lawyer going out on his or her own, or with a law firm or government agency, especially before making a first appearance in any court of law - whether civil or criminal.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • How Not to Go Boating

    • Avoid Making a Fool of Yourself at Sea
    • By: Gene Grossman
    • Narrated by: Gene Grossman
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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    This is the perfect book for any new boater or any person invited to be a guest on someone else's boat. It covers all the things not to do on a boat, with many suggestions on the proper conduct while aboard. Also included is an informative glossary of words not to say, when describing things on a boat. Lots of personal experiences are mentioned that show how to avoid becoming a jerk at sea.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Rules to Follow When Writing a Suspenseful Mystery Novel

    • By: Gene Grossman
    • Narrated by: Gene Grossman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
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    Gene Grossman has written more than 45 books, 20 of which are the popular full-length Peter Sharp legal mysteries and Suzi B. mysteries, now being heard all over the world. As an author, Gene reveals all of the things he sees other writers of mystery books and television shows do that makes him immediately either close the book or change the channel. Every person intending to write a suspenseful mystery novel or television show should avoid doing the things on Gene's list, and instead concentrate on his rules.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Left me wanting more

    • By Mom on 12-24-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Murder Under Way

    • Peter Sharp Legal Mystery, Book 14
    • By: Gene Grossman
    • Narrated by: Gene Grossman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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      2 out of 5 stars 1
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    More than half way back from Catalina Island on his boat, a man makes a ship-to-shore S.O.S. radio call to the Marina del Rey Coast Guard, but before he can describe his emergency, a gun is heard being fired on his boat and the transmission ends. When a crew lowered from the Coast Guard helicopter board his boat and find his body, there is no other person on the boat... and no way that any other person could have boarded his boat going 30 miles an hour, and gotten away from the speeding boat.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • What Trade Deals Are Good For

    • By: Gene Grossman
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In recent months, trade agreements have moved from the arcane pages of academic journals to the front pages of newspapers, from university lecture halls to the presidential campaign trail. What are these agreements about? Why do governments sign them? Why do some candidates lambast them? Do they deserve the attention they have received?

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Freeze Out Crooks for Identity Theft Protection

    • A Do-It-Yourself Credit Freeze Kit
    • By: Gene Grossman
    • Narrated by: Gene Grossman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This audiobook fully discusses fighting identity theft and the value of placing a Credit Freeze on your credit report so that it cannot be accessed by any unauthorized person trying to get credit on your behalf. The Credit Freeze became California law in 2003, and the other states followed suit shortly thereafter, and in the author's opinion, one of the most important sections of that legislation states that in the case of an address change, the written confirmation shall be sent to both the new address and to the former address.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Golf Rules

    • How to Not Win a Tournament
    • By: Gene Grossman
    • Narrated by: B.J. Harrison
    • Length: 2 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    There are only 34 official rules of golf, but it takes more than 20,000 words to make them unintelligible enough so that most golfers cannot understand them properly...so this book doesn't even try. Instead, Golf Rules: How to NOT Win a Tournament lays out many of the ways that pro golfers and others have found to be the correct way to receive penalty strokes and/or get disqualified. Included are numerous bone-headed mistakes that golfers you'll recognize have made, plus humorous golf quotes, an index of the actual rules, and more.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • ...Sorry, Wrong Number

    • Suzie B. Mysteries, Book 1
    • By: Gene Grossman
    • Narrated by: B.J. Harrison
    • Length: 2 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Suzi still lives on a luxurious yacht in Marina del Rey, California, with her legal guardian, attorney Peter Sharp, and still has her trusted bodyguard, Bernie, a huge Saint Bernard. But for this adventure, she doesn't want to see the adults take advantage of her superior computer skills and grab all the credit for solving the crimes, like they did in the first 15 books that chronicled Peter Sharp's high-profile criminal cases. The assignment she has given herself for this first solo adventure is to figure out the identity of a murderous serial church bomber.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • There's No Such Thing as Writer's Block

    • If You've Got Something to Say, Nothing Can Block You from Getting Those Words onto Paper
    • By: Gene Grossman
    • Narrated by: Gene Grossman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this audiobook I also go into a lot of things not to do, and discuss the pros and cons of also doing a book in the audio format, for distributors like Audible.com. Overall, I believe that this audiobook covers things that the writing courses don't touch upon, because I never heard about them in the writing classes I attended. This audiobook is the perfect audiobook for any person that wants to write a book, or a gift for someone that wants to.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Reluctant Jurist

    • Peter Sharp Legal Mystery, Number 8
    • By: Gene Grossman
    • Narrated by: Richard Rieman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
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      4 out of 5 stars 7
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    The case involved in this Peter Sharp adventure is a dramatic escalation of the jury-tampering attempts made by organized crime back in the roaring 20's when one of their leaders' freedom was in jeopardy, in that it goes a step higher and threatens not a juror, but the judge hearing the case.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • The Reluctant Reviewer . . .

    • By Bill Beaulac on 08-29-17

    Regular price: $14.95

    • ...Until Proven Innocent

    • A Peter Sharp Legal Mystery
    • By: Gene Grossman
    • Narrated by: Gene Grossman
    • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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    It's tough enough defending innocent people, but attorney Peter Sharp's new client has a reputation for disliking any person of color, and is then arrested with a smoking gun, standing over the body of a dead black man he had recently been seen arguing with.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • A Good Alibi

    • Peter Sharp Legal Mystery, Book 11
    • By: Gene Grossman
    • Narrated by: Gene Grossman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this 11th adventure of the 20 Peter Sharp and Suzi B. mysteries, due to a conflict of interest between the county and the defendant, attorney Peter Sharp is asked by the district attorney's office to step in and act as special prosecutor in a criminal case of first degree murder.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • ...By Reason of Sanity

    • Peter Sharp Legal Mystery, Book 2
    • By: Gene Grossman
    • Narrated by: Gene Grossman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Court appoints attorney Peter Sharp to defend a man accused of capital murder, but there are just a few things that might make this defense a little more difficult than others, because the client's crime was captured on security cameras, he freely confessed to the crime, he wants to plead guilty at his arraignment, and he refuses to talk to Peter Sharp, the attorney whose appointment he agreed to...but aside from those minor problems, it's just another criminal defense case where Sharp must avoid being humiliated in court by his ex-wife....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Magician's Legacy

    • Peter Sharp Legal Mystery, Number 7
    • By: Gene Grossman
    • Narrated by: Gene Grossman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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    There are many types of mysteries, but one stands out over all the others: the ones involving a locked room. Over the years, every mystery writer worth his salt has tried to come up with the one that tops all the rest: the secret compartments, the doors locked from the inside, the confused timeline, etc. Jacques Futrelle set the standard with his Problem in Cell 13 but there hasn't been a really fine stumper since then. Until now.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Magic Bullets

    • Suzi B. Mystery #5
    • By: Gene Grossman
    • Narrated by: B.J. Harrison
    • Length: 2 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This case that the public nicknamed "the Magic Bullets Murder" stumped the police, the District Attorney, and the State Attorney General's forensic department because they all had no idea how a murder could be committed by bullets that were determined to have been fired from a gun that absolutely could not have been used...until someone with a much better brain than theirs started working on the case and amazed everyone with some answers that they never would have thought of.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Movie Magic

    • Suzie B. Mystery, Book 2
    • By: Gene Grossman
    • Narrated by: B.J. Harrison
    • Length: 2 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Up until this point, the services of this brilliant, computer-savvy crime-solver have been limited to police departments, prosecutors, and well-known criminal defense attorney Peter Sharp. The reason for this is because she's an adorable, small Chinese girl name Suzi, the legal ward of attorney Peter Sharp, who has become tired of doing all the work and seeing her lawyer guardian and his bitter ex-wife Myra (the District Attorney) take all the credit for her efforts.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Final Case

    • Peter Sharp Legal Mysteries, Book 9
    • By: Gene Grossman
    • Narrated by: Gene Grossman
    • Length: 3 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    There are many types of mysteries, but one specific group stands apart from all the others: those involving a locked room in which a dead body is found...a room that would have been impossible for any person to have entered, committed the murder, and left - because of locked doors, locked windows, or other security devices making the entry and exit impossible.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Sherlock Holmes Caper

    • Peter Sharp Legal Mysteries, Book 15
    • By: Gene Grossman
    • Narrated by: Gene Grossman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Peter Sharp's privacy has been invaded: someone knows that he is a devout fan of mysteries, especially those featuring Sherlock Holmes...and some events take place that have elements coinciding with the names and occurrences in the Holmes stories.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • An Element of Peril

    • Peter Sharp Legal Mystery, Book 10
    • By: Gene Grossman
    • Narrated by: Gene Grossman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In An Element of Peril, the 10th Peter Sharp legal mystery, Peter faces a unique triple task: First, he must defend a domestic servant who has been charged with the chainsaw-killing of her boss; second, if he can get the servant acquitted, he must then defend the insurance company from being forced to pay a five-million-dollar life insurance policy on the boss's life by proving that she was not murdered and is still alive; and third, he must discover how the alleged corpse of the servant's boss disappeared.

    Regular price: $14.95

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