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BlackMoon Beginnings by Kaitlyn Hoyt
Series: The Prophesized, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 88,790. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal(4.90 from 20 reviews)
Sometimes, the Fates have other plans in mind. A visit to the local bookstore changed Ryanne’s life forever. That’s where she met Colton Wagner, who awoke something in Ryanne she didn’t know she had. Being the only non-mage to ever gain magic, paints a target on Ryanne’s back, for it has been prophesized that a non-mage female would end the chaos created by rogue mages, the Gadramicks.
Demon Lord by T C Southwell
Series: Demon Lord, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 107,330. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic(4.90 from 10 reviews)
Seven blue wards have imprisoned the Black Lord in the Underworld for aeons. Now he has stolen a human child and made him a mortal god. After eighteen years of torturous training, Bane sets forth to break the wards with aid of a dark army. The Demon Lord will release Arkonen and destroy the Overworld unless an innocent young girl can turn him from his savage path...
Cake by Tessa Apa
Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays(4.90 from 10 reviews)
A short story about the power small gestures have over tragedy and despair. Heartbreak and the hope that can follow, shattered dreams and the possibility of giving birth to new ones, all accompanied by the perfect piece of Cake.
Bypass Gemini by Joseph R. Lallo
Series: Big Sigma, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 94,780. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.90 from 10 reviews)
In a distant future, Trevor "Lex" Alexander was shaping up to be the next great race pilot until a fixed race got him banned from the sport. Reduced to making freelance deliveries, he thinks his life can't get any worse. That's when a package manages to get him mixed up with mobsters, a megacorp, and a mad scientist. Now his life depends on learning what their plans are, and how he can stop them.
The Bones of the Sea by Pippa Jay
Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.90 from 10 reviews)
Myasi has been contracted to destroy an obstruction in the shallow seas of Ulto Marinos. But her attempt to do so reveals something more beneath the surface... A scifi short story set in the Travellers Universe
Cupid's Maze by Mark Souza
Price: Free! Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Holiday » Halloween(4.90 from 10 reviews)
A short story - Sean has popped the question and dreads the drive across the bleak Kansas landscape on Valentine's Day to announce his intentions to his fiancee Janet's parents. When he sees a sign for a corn maze, he pulls in for a momentary reprieve. Little does he know what a mistake he's made.
The Magic Bag by GlennAndSasha Gabriel
Price: Free! Words: 730. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(4.90 from 10 reviews)
A successful and wealthy doctor hides a secret he's kept for years. He's loved by all... even his special patients. This is a 600 word short story.
Sophie's Secret by Tara West
Series: Whispers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 39,210. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance(4.90 from 10 reviews)
Sophie Sinora and her BFFs struggle to keep their strengthening paranormal powers secret while trying to fit in at school. Her teacher's suicidal thoughts, a threatening locker bully, a teasing school flirt, her hormonal pregnant sister, and the tension between Sophie and her friends, only add to her problems. Hopefully, she can fix them in time to save her teacher's life and her social life.
Basic Fiction Formatting for Smashwords in OpenOffice by L. Leona Davis
Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing(4.90 from 10 reviews)
Seven basic steps to walk you through formatting your fiction book for publication through Smashwords using OpenOffice, the free office suite software.
Brian: Faded by Lynne Tashi
Price: Free! Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy(4.90 from 10 reviews)
Brian is a faded rock star, still trying to cash in on his childhood fame. But when he meets former hippie, Rain, he gets more than he bargained for. This story contains content that is not suitable for children.
Saving Wishes by GJ Walker-Smith
Series: The Wishes Series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 102,590. Language: Australian English. Published: May 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary(4.90 from 10 reviews)
Second Hearts (Book two, The Wishes Series) Available now. Storm Shells (Book three, The Wishes Series) Available now.
Lost Innocence: The Accused. Part One by Simon Palmer
Price: Free! Words: 32,050. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014 by John Daysh. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Inspirational(4.90 from 10 reviews)
Michael, an artist charged with a crime he claims he didn’t commit, and John, a self-confessed heroin smuggler, are brought together in the primitive and over-crowded prison infamously known as the BANGKOK HILTON.
The Secret of Sinbad's Cave by Brydie Walker Bain
Series: The Natnat Adventures. Price: Free! Words: 51,490. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary(4.90 from 10 reviews)
Nat Sheppard’s world is turned upside down on the first day of the school holidays by the discovery of a secret room containing cave maps with clues to an ancient treasure. But Nat and her friends soon discover they’re not the only ones chasing the jewels. Professional treasure hunters are on the trail – and they’re prepared to eliminate anyone in their way.
Smashwords Book Marketing Guide by Mark Coker
Series: Smashwords Guides, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 16,060. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2008. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing(4.89 from 142 reviews)
This popular book marketing primer shares easy-to-implement advice on how to market books at Smashwords and major ebook retailers. It starts with an overview of how Smashwords helps promote an author's ebook, and then provides 41 simple do-it-yourself marketing tips. The book is useful to all authors, even those who don't yet publish on Smashwords. Updated August 23, 2013.
Christmas Jack-o'-Lantern by Subhajit Waugh
Price: Free! Words: 94,690. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy(4.89 from 36 reviews)
Jack, the ‘pumpkin king’ of Halloween is a supposed bad guy, whom we love to hate. Yet, when we see him whipped by devil’s henchmen till bleeding causes him to faint, we pity him. When he becomes the linchpin of Halloween and Christmas worlds, and sole protector from devil’s ruthless takeover, we start rooting for this dark hero. Can he avoid excruciating death and succeed against impossible odds?
Twisted Shorties by A. F. Stewart
Series: Twisted Shorties. Price: Free! Words: 38,110. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author(4.89 from 19 reviews)
From the inventive minds of the Gather writers comes a book... a book of odd short stories, with fiction astonishing and intriguing, and yes even creepy. Writers such as Sheila Deeth, Barbary Chaapel, Tracy Fabre, and Douglas J. Westberg bring you tales of romance, sci-fi, fantasy, horror, whimsy and a bit of lilting poetry. Come, and take a peek inside the world of... Twisted Shorties
A Reckless Moon by Linda Arditto
Series: The Power of the Moon. Flash fiction.. Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: British English. Published: April 20, 2015 by Clover Digital Media. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological(4.89 from 19 reviews)
1880 Paris: A stranger lurks in the shadows. Young, handsome and alone.. He's travelled the world for two hundred years......searching.
Eden, Dawn by Archer Swift
Series: The Chronicles of Paradise, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 97,520. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias(4.89 from 18 reviews)
Plagued by the gory memories of Earth’s final days, the loss of his parents, and awakened feelings for a girl his best friend loves, seventeen-year-old Ristan Abel finds himself plunged into a cauldron of turmoil and treason on a brutal, unforgiving planet. Trying to rescue a clan in chaos, he discovers the truth about mankind’s mortal enemies, and the human traitor allying with them.
Invisible Justice by Kim Jewell
Price: Free! Words: 75,450. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy(4.89 from 9 reviews)
Book #1 in a series about teenagers that were tampered with as babies - injected with a combination of drugs that were designed to leave them with super abilities. Over time the teens start to find each other, form a team, and search for answers and the man who did this to them. Likened by readers to X-Men and Heroes, Invisible Justice is a contemporary take on teenage super heroes.