The Grandfather Army
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Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
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A loyal Drill Sergeant proudly trains the next batch of recruits to go off to war. Until things get personal.
A Doll's House
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Price: Free! Words: 14,050. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
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A terrifying nightmare, stranded by the side of the road, chased through the woods by demonic patchwork monsters.
The Affair of the Atil Artifact: A Professor Penniweather Adventure
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Price: Free! Words: 9,840. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
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London, 1921. An archaeological find from the steppes of Central Asia is sought by the shadowy Thule Society to further their nefarious purposes. But can an absent-minded professor and his rather more competent assistants save the day? A period urban fantasy about the magical wonders of the world.
Jack O' Lantern
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Price: Free! Words: 480. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
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A poem for Halloween about the role played by that venerable pumpkin ghost we take for granted. Where did he come from? Why is he on our doorsteps and porches? And what is that whisper in the night? Are we really sure we're safe?
A Little Vampire Story
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Price: Free! Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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The Gothic Vampire legend gets a demented and hysterical twist in this short story as a young teenage girl comes face to face with a tiny, tiny vampire.
Luminary
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Price: Free! Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
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In this short story, Christie, a relapsed alcoholic, faces her first Christmas apart from her children. As she window-shops for gifts her ex-husband won’t allow her to give, she finds a family huddled around a fire in the alley behind the store. If she wants to offer help, she must face her own fractured heart.
Annika's Christmas
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Price: Free! Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
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Eight year old Annika wants to do her part to help an underprivileged child have a Merry Christmas. But, when circumstances force her to make the toughest decision of her young life, what will she do? Annika's Christmas is a heart warming holiday story the whole family will enjoy. Merry Christmas.
Land of Shadows
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Series: The Legend of the Gate Keeper, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 80,070. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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Book #1 (The Legend of the Gate Keeper) Then the dance of blades began, each pair of arms whirling and pumping in an intricate series of thrusts and parries. Each appeared to have eight arms, as it seemed impossible only two could move with such tenacity! The steel-on-steel blows were so heavy that a shower of continuous sparks fired off in every direction. Each time the sky light up with a flash
The Drowning of Scott McGee
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Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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Three friends experience tragedy on a camping trip. For years, Kevin and his friends had an annual tradition to go camping during the May long weekend at Shuswap Lake. But one year everything changed.
The Gostynin Shul
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Price: Free! Words: 75,200. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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The Gostynin Shul - A Yiddish history mystery. A Yiddish historian finds herself fending off an enraged Hasidic group intent on preserving its reputation, and a Boston society matron desperate to preserve her family's wealth and status.
A Flash in the Pan?
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Price: Free! Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Ever wonder why aliens don't visit Earth? Or what coffee a demon likes to drink? Or how bureaucracy could really screw up a grand space adventure? A Flash in the Pan? is a collection of speculative flash fiction stories that answers these questions and more. As featured in the Antipodean SF online magazine in 2012 and 2013.
Isabella's Torch: A Thanksgiving Memoir
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Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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A 16th century French Christmas carol. Seconds on ice cream. Mom's lime-pineapple Jell-o mold and Dad's secret stuffing recipe. Storifying. This Thanksgiving-themed micro memoir combines holidays past and present, stirring up a gentle reminder that wherever family is on the fourth Thursday in November, we're home.
Grandma Was a Bag Lady
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Price: Free! Words: 95,450. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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A pet supplies traveling saleswoman, aged twenty-eight, picks up a seventy year old woman hitchhiker on the Interstate. They adopt each other as surrogate grandmother and granddaughter, traveling about the southwest, engaging in one adventure after another in which the old woman is not hesitant to use the .25 caliber pistol strapped to her thigh.
Mission Beyond The Stars: Book #1 of "Saga Of The Lost Worlds" by Neely and Dobbs
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Price: Free! Words: 93,800. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012 by Grady L Dobbs. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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Two populated solar systems of the Kepren Cluster Alliance mysteriously vanished. The frantic Alliance leaders’ desperate evacuation plan was adamantly rejected—until a third system vanished. Later a lone planet vanishes; its freed moon may destroy Kepren, dooming billions. A select team must return, resolve a cosmic intrigue, confront a conflict of universes, and strive to prevent disaster.
The Empty Man
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Price: Free! Words: 280. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
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A funny poem about a person being empty inside! Please read and review.
Daisy Madigan's Paradise
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Series: The Morgan Sisters, A prequel novella. Price: Free! Words: 26,360. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
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15 year old Daisy Madigan could never have imagined the terrors that are about to change her life forever.
The Holly King
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Price: Free! Words: 44,230. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Holidays with the Hancocks: too many presents, too much booze, a lot of tears. Youngest son Carson, now a filmmaker, explores the history of Christmas by filming holiday visits to his family. Along the way he finds the dying cult of Mithras, Yulegoats in Rio, anarchists and squatters, evangelocalism, a costume solstice party, sleighs of reindeer bones, lapsed monks and their secular monastery.
The One
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Price: Free! Words: 7,330. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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Alan Palmer sits in a coffee bar of a swanky hotel contemplating the loss of his relationship when the last person he ever wanted to see again pops up to compound his misery. Set in England.
My Lady Coward: An Episodic Regency Romance
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Price: Free! Words: 18,420. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
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With Maria's vows came a title and security. At her wedding she gained a position amongst Society's elite. With her marriage Maria acquired everything a young woman could possibly desire. Except love. Going about her day-to-day activities, all Maria wants is Richard's love, the attentions he lavishes upon his mistress. But can she set aside her ladylike training long enough to tell him?
Orin
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Price: Free! Words: 8,640. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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No Início, existia apenas uma vontade. Essa vontade não tinha desejos, pois não havia nada para desejar. Para essa vontade, todo o conhecimento era imediato e limitado à sua própria existência. A vontade existia numa plenitude despreocupada. Tudo mudou com um simples pestanejar…