The Long Afternoon
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Price: Free! Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Things go from bad to worse when diva romance novelist Veronica Harper and her long-suffering personal assistant arrive for a book signing appearance only to discover that they're in the wrong bookstore. After a bizarre encounter with an eccentric fan, Veronica is plunged into a nightmarish world from which she can't seem to escape.
The Book of Beings: Beginnings (Episode One)
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Price: Free! Words: 20,610. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Seventeen-year old Manon knows she’s not pregnant. After all, she’s never had sex. Except she is actually pregnant. Whatever's happened, Manon may just as well give give up her crush Elias, the mysterious boy who haunts her dreams. Except Elias knows Manon's fantasies about him. In detail. Like he's been inside her head while she's having them...
When There is Blood on the Moon
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Price: Free! Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
When Edith finds an ominous old letter buried in her garden telling her that she would be murdered within a few days, she dismisses it as a prank. As the date on the letter draws nearer, she can't help but wonder whether it might be a warning of some kind. Her mother discloses a startling secret from Edith's past that might shed some light on the menacing letter.
Growl
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Series: Lacey Hannigan, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 84,590. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
A teenage girl with special powers runs away from home and encounters a group of werewolves. All hell breaks loose when Lacey finds herself trapped in the middle of a lifelong feud between two alpha males who both want to claim her as their own.
The Messenger
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Price: Free! Words: 23,670. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
In the time between lifetimes, a familiar message made it's way to my ear. The need to know if this was the work of my father's hand goaded me to leave the safety of my hiding place. My burning desire to thwart my father's will compelled me to come and hear The Messenger. I never should have taken his bait.
In Guards We Trust
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Price: Free! Words: 140,520. Language: British English. Published: June 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Uprisings in France have prompted the peasants of neighbouring Montuga to lay siege to the palace of King Julien III. The king has 500 armed royal guards at his disposal, but using them to end the siege risks retaliation by French Republicans. Can the Garibaldis save their kingdom from the gathering storm as revolution threatens to destroy the monarchy in France?
A Slightly More Civilized Game
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Price: Free! Words: 8,490. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Paul had a secretive job that he’d always kept hidden from his girlfriend. Eventually their continuous arguing over his job caused them to break up. One night, Paul found himself in need of Norma’s help, and she decided to use her leverage to find out just exactly what he had been hiding. Dark comedy.
A Twist of Eternity
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Series: A Twist in the Tale, The First Twist. Price: Free! Words: 209,540. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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The story is told through the eyes of Minervar a student healer. A chance meeting with a battle-weary mercenary called Serinae, throws them both into an epic adventure. They must discover their ancient history to save their precarious future. But Serinae's mysterious past is trying to stop them. Much is lost and gained before they finally win through - with more than a few twists along the way.
Ghostwalker (The Chronicles of Zanthora: Book One)
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Series: Chronicles of Zanthora, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 68,460. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
After Kendril reluctantly becomes the guardian of a woman he rescues in the forest, a woman who can’t remember anything about herself, he finds himself caught in a cat-and-mouse game with a gang of ruthless bounty hunters. But can he trust Jade, or will her secrets lead to his undoing? Ghostwalker is an action-packed novel of suspense set in the fantasy world of Zanthora.
What Goes Down Must Come Up
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Price: Free! Words: 8,850. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
A school teacher’s suicide plan is thwarted when he comes in contact with a mysterious man who has his own set of problems. It is said that misery loves company…or does it?
La Tutayegua
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Price: Free! Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
A young boy growing up in Kansas City's West Side in the 1980s meets the mysterious creature known as La Tutayegua.
Kiss of Fire
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Series: Imdalind Series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 108,460. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Joclyn Despain is being stalked, and trying not to fall in love with her best friend. But her stalker is about to change her life, and take her friend away from her, perhaps forever.
Funscreen
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Price: Free! Words: 7,170. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Like millions of others, Roger Birch's family depend on ad-viewing income for their survival. Unlike millions of others, the events of one evening leave Roger aware of the government's real reason for investing in Funscreen. With HD cameras hidden behind a 60-inch glass veil, the answer was staring him in the face all along. Every family has a Funscreen. The question is... who's watching who?
The Betrayal
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Price: Free! Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Trapped in an abusive marriage, Cathy has decided that the time has come to make a bid for freedom. Can she break away? This is a short story. It's the perfect quick read for your daily commute or during your lunchtime.
Summer
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Price: Free! Words: 165,050. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Summer is a time for love, sorrow, joy and pain – but mostly, it is a time for change. Summer is the season from which all memories flow. For Maggie and Peter, the summer of 1968 is one that changed their lives forever. For Jenny and Tom, the summer of 1979 is the one that will be remembered most. Two couples - one married the other childhood friends - separated by years, but inexorably linked.
The Funny Bunny
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Price: Free! Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Junior, the baby bunny wanders far away from his bunny hole and finds himself alone and afraid in the dark. Thanks to the puppy, Case, Junior is found by Millie, a young girl who loves animals. Millie convinces her mother to let Junior stay the night in her room and enjoys a night of funny bunny antics.
Cult
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Price: Free! Words: 106,270. Language: American English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
The world had never heard of Thompson Village, Arizona. Its walls were high, its secrets were well-kept, and its elite worked tirelessly to keep the tiny community hidden from prying eyes. Its 159 families knew nothing of electricity, medicine, or democracy. They knew only what they had been told: that their ruthless Elders had been ordained by God to keep them safe. And they believed it.
An Artist's Freedom
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Price: Free! Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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A sample story from the collection of 13 stories in Short Shorts & Longer Tales. A deaf mute aboriginal artist loses a canvas on which he has painted his life. Though he knows where it is, and he can see it, he can't touch or reclaim it. But his ancestral upbringing means he can't leave it behind, so he remains in the vicinity to be near it, passing his time waiting an opportunity.
Warm October
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Price: Free! Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
It's October, but summer doesn't seem to be giving way to fall. This short story recounts the happenings of a less than ordinary October day.
The Secret Message
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Price: Free! Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Jennifer is a thirteen year old girl who is a famous actress. One day, she finds something that might just change her life forever. What is it? Is it just a prank? Read this short story to find out