Childhood Dreams
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Price: Free! Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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When a young girl wishes for her parents to be together, is it the natural desire of a child, or something more sinister?
Nightmares Encased in Stone - A Dark Tale of Fantasy
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Series: Dark Tales of Fantasy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
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Dark Tales of fantasy: When evil things happen to good people there never is a happy ending. Meshan Algoric would never get over the senseless slaughter of his family. The pain consumed him. Until a mysterious man comes, seemingly out of no where, and offers Meshan something he can't refuse.
To Kill the President
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Price: Free! Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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A father returns from work to find a cryptic note on his bed. Is his son going to kill the president? And can he stop him in time? This 2,000 word story is the second of three fast-paced intelligent short stories from British writer Colin Marks.
Daphne and the Silver Ash: A Fairy Tale
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Price: Free! Words: 27,470. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011 by Copper Crow Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
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In the weary old city of Trevell, young Daphne happily divides her time between caring for her family and crafting the finest shoes in town. But when she is summoned to sing for a panicking phoenix afraid of its fiery rebirth, Daphne is swept up in a thousand-year-old struggle for survival between immortal spirits.
The Mighty Peculiar Incident at Muddy Creek
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Series: The Muddy Creek Tales, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
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When the train doesn't stop in the Old West town of Muddy Creek, Sheriff Jesse Hawkins goes to investigate. What he finds is a mystery that goes far beyond anything in his experience: a car full of people frozen in time.
Dementia
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Price: Free! Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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The Taylorville Writer is having problems with his memory. He thinks he is fine. His wife thinks otherwise. She gives him three words to remember and goes to the drug store. He is primed and ready for the question. When she returns, walks around eating a candy bar and talking about other things. Then she finally asks what are the three little words?
Cavern Between Worlds
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Price: Free! Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
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Where have all the seals and birds gone? Captain Hattenel, a Half-Elven, ranger, joins Voron, a disreputable sea captain, to solve the mystery. They are captured by dog-headed magic workers after falling into a trap. They must escape before the heavy gravity of the alternate world or the dog-heads kill them. --- A Far Isle Half-Elven short story. If you liked this story, please review. Thanks
Dragon Stones (Book One in the Dragon Stone Saga)
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Price: Free! Words: 40,620. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
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Audience: Young Adult, 40K+ words. Sequestered deep in the capital, the tyrannical Emperor weaves a plan to destroy the dragons. He succeeds in driving them to the very brink of extinction. When young Elias finds a carved dragon stone in the forest, it brings empire soldiers to his doorstep, and puts Elias on the run with a bounty on his head. Is Elias strong enough to halt the emperor's evil?
To Sir, With Love
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Price: Free! Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011 by Crimson Melodies. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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In the era of Bettie Page and big-band music, rationing and war, every person has a story. This work of fiction shows the blossoming romance between two American soldiers in a time when every tomorrow is an uncertainty.
Ashley Fox - Ninja Babysitter
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Series: Ashley Fox - Ninja Adventures, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 132,570. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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Dr. Fox holds the world in his hands, but can't communicate with his daughter. When he's killed by corrupt government rivals, his children face a future alone and hunted but the most ruthless contractors in Angel City. Ashley must protect her younger brother and their father's legacy - a neural computer interface called The Micronix - while evading the weight and wrath of the ravenous Republic.
The Waiter
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Price: Free! Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
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An old, dying woman makes one last visit to her favorite restaurant, a place once used as a refuge for a painful period in her life. Awash with memories of a time long past, she gets the surprise of a lifetime when she catches a glimpse of a familiar face that, unlike her own image, had not been marred by time.
Cooter (The Extraterrestrial Anthology, Volume III: Reír)
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Price: Free! Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011 by Dangereye Inc.. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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Bedford Crane saw something strange in the woods when he was thirteen, and it ruined his life. Or was it his brother that did that? Years later, the two of them camp out together for a night of beer, aliens and redemption. What they both see and do is going to require a lot of explaining... and a couple of extraterrestrial tourists will be turning in their galactic passports.
Proper Motivation: A Fish Story
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Price: Free! Words: 520. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
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Sometimes it takes drastic measures for God to get a person’s attention. So it was with Jonah.
I Am A Submariner
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Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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An inside look at being an submariner, the triumphs and tragedy.
Unfinished
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Price: Free! Words: 9,880. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
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Jonas is already raising eyebrows at his new school and Cathy's day isn’t going much better. Everyone is acting as if she isn’t there, her twin is usurping her friends and her occasional boyfriend is moving on. Can she convince Jonas to help her before it’s too late?
Santa's Daughter
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Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
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Melanie had no idea what life was like in the real world. Being part of the Christmas Empire began to take its toll on her. She rebelled, and was expelled from the land. Only time would tell if she ever went back or not.
Run (Book One, The Hunted)
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Series: The Hunted, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 53,420. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
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Sixteen-year-old Reid thinks life is back to normal when his sister rescues him from foster care, promising to take care of him. Until he is kidnapped and dumped in the forest with no idea why he is there. He learns to run from the hunters who prowl the darkness, chasing kids like him. And killing them.
The Bedtime Story
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Price: Free! Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
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When little Calista can't sleep, her father tells her a story.
The Creative Sponge
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Price: Free! Words: 105,170. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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Thomas Wilson is missing. When last seen, he was being taken away by a representative of the mysterious TGN organisation, his identity erased. Kathy Turner, his best friend, has gone insane searching for him. Or has reality distorted itself around her? This philosophical thriller brings their destinies together on a journey deep into the nature of identity, reality and existence itself.
The Captive
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Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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The courage of a kidnapped young girl is tested, but her strong will to live will not allow her to become a victim. This dark story of a young woman as she awaits the return of her captor culminates in a surprise ending. The Captive was selected by San Diego Writer’s Ink Anthology, Vol 4 as one of San Diego’s finest writers. The story lends itself to a quick, but intense read.