Al's Antique Shop
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Price: Free! Words: 750. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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Two lofty cats, with razor sharp wit, live in an antique shop. They find the merchandise appallingly garish and make no mistake of letting us know they are above it all.
Year of the Chick
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Price: Free! Words: 77,910. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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Romi Narindra must find love before her parents find her a husband. From whiskey-breath scum bags to uni-brow creeps and everything in between, Romi and her wingmen come up empty time after time. But hope floats again when she meets a fellow writer unexpectedly. On the Internet. So will it be arranged marriage doom, or an Internet affair that's not as a creepy as "To Catch a Predator"?
The Middle Years
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Price: Free! Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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Middle-aged divorcee Dan Lundquist didn't expect to encounter the perfect woman in an Onteora Aviation stairwell. Nor did he expect her to seek him out as if he were the answer to her prayers. But she did -- and Dan's younger colleagues weren't at all thrilled that gorgeous, poised Angela Bowman, who wouldn't give them the time of day, had attached herself to a man twenty years her senior.
Explain That to a Martian
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Series: Explain That To A Martian, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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It was three in the morning, and I had a Martian in my house. Just how drunk was I? But here he was, looking like something molded out of play doh. What else could I do but have another drink and make us fish finger sandwiches.
Deception
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Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
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A short story in which a partner, sentenced to life for the murder of a spouse, reflects on how it all happened.
The Castaway: a modern folktale
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Series: The Sleight of Heart and Other Stories. Price: Free! Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
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A foundling baby is washed ashore in a lonely Cornish cove, and as he grows up his fate is strangely linked to the sea. When he meets a young woman who is escaping her past, he longs to pledge his heart to her... without realising that his heart was lost beneath the jealous waves, long ago.
Tao of the Mind
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You set the price! Words: 38,320. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
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Why do we put blind trust in our minds when they can be wrong, make costly mistakes and even ruin our lives by falling prey to addictions and destructive behaviors? This book will tell you why and what you can do about it.
Denning Swamp - A Ghost Story
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Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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Strange sounds emanating from the swamp startled Jack during the night. Alone in the house, he wondered what was outside. Would he determine what was tormenting him before it was too late?
The Hardest Word
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Price: Free! Words: 9,750. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Does the banking crisis make you feel angry, frustrated and powerless? Perhaps it’s time you did something about that feeling. You could, for example, kidnap a banker. On second thoughts, don’t do that - try reading this short story instead.
It Ain't Flat: A Memorizable Book of Countries
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Price: Free! Words: 590. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Games and puzzles
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It Ain't Flat is a fun list of countries meant to be read aloud to facilitate easy memorization (or just entertaining reading).
The Science of Ant Communication: A Discussion of How Ants Talk to Each Other
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Price: Free! Words: 8,340. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
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Unlike ants themselves, ant communication is no small matter. These tiny creatures have a very sophisticated communication system, and communication drives every facet of their society much like it drives every part of our society. This book presents a fascinating view of the science of ant communication. Bonus: Both general interest and technical versions are included as two-books-in-one.
Breaking Down
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Price: Free! Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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It happens to all of us ... our ride breaks down and we have to pull over and fix the damn thing. It even happens to astronauts, although in the case of spacecraft it does at least mean that the passengers cannot be terrorised by the owner into getting out and pushing.
So You Don't Have Time
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Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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You want to write. Specifically you want to write short stories. But you don't know how, you've tried before and the result was disappointing. You don't have time. This short chapbook will walk you through the basic steps of writing short stories, and with only limited amounts of time. It contains the lessons I've learned from my past ten years of writing experience.
Runaway Slave
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Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 4. Price: Free! Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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Tobacco plantation owner Alvin Tolle is confronted with a split-second decision that will affect the rest of his life. All of my books are drawn from the American frontier in the 1800s. This story is about one man at the forefront of dealing with racism and slavery in North Carolina. Runaway is a snippet from my hard copy novel "The Carolinian," available at Amazon.
A Visit from Naughty Claus
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Price: Free! Words: 860. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011 by Tricorner Publishing. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
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Bad kids get coal; really bad kids get a visit from Naughty Claus. Free until December the thirty-first—Happy Holidays!
25 Year Old Crisis
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Price: Free! Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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Everyone talks about the famous "middle age" crisis, but what about the 25-year-old crisis?! Not so long ago Claire was a self-confident person, in a long-term relationship and with prospects of a successful career as interpreter for the UN. And now... she can't even get the discount for the "youths" at the cinema! As her world crumbles around her, will Claire find something to hold on to?
Happy Landings
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Price: Free! Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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A humorous tale of assumption, supposition and realisation between a pilot and a young press photographer.
Desperate Rescue - Janet Feldman Series
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Price: Free! Words: 50,110. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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Janet and Sally excitedly attend a posh party in an exclusive neighborhood not expecting one would be abducted and both would end up separated and in a very remote area far from home. A determined Janet attempts a daring rescue warily putting her trust in a mysterious mountain man for help. A high mountain cavern, unsavory sheriff, and three unlikely heroes add up to a suspense-filled intrigue.
For The Last Time
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Price: Free! Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
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To keep the lands free from vampires, the Order has always crushed new Vampire Lords as soon as they appeared, using excessive force whenever possible. But this time, the Order has acknowledged the right of one man to handle matters in their place. Some things go beyond law or policy. Mardon will settle this alone.
400 Ways to Save a Fortune
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Price: Free! Words: 14,720. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
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Minus the fluff, this nitty-gritty guide immediately gets down to the business of saving money with over 400 unique tips designed to help anyone.