Once Upon a Time: Hag, Giant's Way
Series: The Villains, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,690. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
We all know the time-honored fairy tales of Rapunzel and Jack and the Beanstalk. Or do we? Not everyone gets a happily-ever-after. What about the villains? Why were they so mean? And how did they turn out this way? Author Shea Berkley brings us two tales told from the other point of view, that of the Hag and the Giant. You might never feel the same way about these stories again.
Last Reader Standing: The Story of a Man Who Learned to Read at 54
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 34,720. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
The Last Reader Standing is the story of Archie’s amazing—and often painful—journey of becoming literate at middle age, struggling with the new found knowledge of his dyslexia.
Laugh of Destruction (Book 3 of the Death Incarnate Saga)
Series: The Death Incarnate Saga, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 192,490. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Meeka was finally rescued, Cage learned he was a unique class of mage and Daku was the last of his kind. All in life wasn't meant to be easy, especially with two women who he loved, a headstrong stepdaughter and a tribe to take care of. Cage though was more than up for the challenge as he could fight to his heart's content and expand his abilities.
Nameless Flower
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
Martinha, in her forties, finds herself alone. She has only the old aunt she lives with. One day, going through the mementos of her youth, she comes across a dried flower and reminisces about the circumstances in which, rare, beautiful, and fresh, it was given to her.
Jade O'Reilly and the Graveyard Shift (A Sweetwater Short Story)
Series: Jade O'Reilly Mystery. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
In this 20-page short story, private investigator Jade O’Reilly finds herself on security-guard duty at a supposedly haunted historic mansion on Halloween night. She doesn't believe in the rumors that say the house is cursed; she doesn't believe in ghosts. Will she by the end of her shift? This short story was originally published in the Tales from the Mist anthology.
Familiar's Ancient Throne (Book 2 of the Death Incarnate Saga)
Series: The Death Incarnate Saga, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 197,970. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(3.00 from 1 review)
With Meeka captured, Cage and Brooke are furious and will track her down and kill anyone who gets in their way. First though Cage has to finish a task, but after, he and Brooke will get their love back. But something is tracking them.
Jared's Promise
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,040. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Jared Fowler was almost perfect, or so his daughter Marina thought. After his death, she uncovers his secret love affair that had lasted for almost four decades. When her son Jason learns about his grandfather, it takes intervention from beyond the grave to teach the power of forgiveness and love.
Echoes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,070. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
A tale of the supernatural set in Wales: 1810 - the occasion of King George III's Golden Jubilee. The Morrigu, a creature from Celtic mythology, is accidentally trapped inside the world's first photograph. Two hundred years later, the photographer's descendent, Christopher Northway, is haunted by the Morrigu because he holds the key to its freedom, but if liberated the creature will unleash hell.
Brownbird's Luck
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,140. Language: American English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
In a misty land, long ago, and far away, lived a lovely girl-child of fourteen. Her lineage was as mysterious as the mountain range that loomed over the valley where she lived. Her father grew flax, and her grandmother, “The Dark Weaver”, wove the linen into beautiful tapestries, some with strange powers. All changed when a foal, born to the dray horse, was taken from them by an evil creature.
Most Wanted - Billy 8
Series: Billy, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 129,800. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
In this, the conclusion of the Billy series, Billy finds himself trapped in a highrise hotel room following an earthquake. Seeing as how his past week had been complicated by his continually ending up in jail, not to mention Mirna's co-worker, Bernard, swooping in and taking every guy Billy liked, perhaps the building coming down upon his head is for the best.
Buy a Trumpet and Blow Your Own Horn! Turning Books Into Bucks
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,130. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
You've published your book. Now what? So many new authors believe their books will “sell themselves.” Whether they self-published or have a publisher, getting book buzz, and finding an audience for their book, is largely the author’s job. What’s the secret? Maralys Wills shares how she, and other authors do just that in Buy a Trumpet and Blow Your Own Horn!
Dream Chasers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,680. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
A sacred Indian pot containing the remains of a spiritual enemy of the O’otham people is secretly buried over two thousand years ago. It is found by two teenagers after a couple of unscrupulous modern day “pot hunters” lose it. Soon begins a scenario of mystery and intrigue.
Deadly Passion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,620. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
While investigating the murder of a beautiful socialite Detective Lanny Boone uncovers a corrupt gambling cartel that eliminates opposition from any quarter. Having made the connection between the murder and the cartel Boone presses for evidence to convict … and is drawn into a crossfire he might not survive.
Black Snow Rising
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,650. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A couple disappears while recording folklore from various desert clans. When Acey Tapp and Megan Bork investigate, they step onto a stage set decades earlier, and butt heads with trouble as they explore a land hiding its past under vast expanses of sand and along miles of mountain tunnels.
Before The Star Fades
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,890. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
It seemed the ocean had always been part of his life…in St. Yves, France, in Southampton, New York, and here in California, north of Morro Bay. He loved the colors of the sunset. He mused. How do I see, people wonder, and how do I explain? On some days I see fairly clearly and on those days, I take out Jean-Marie’s picture and Jennifer’s. I study them and I study Johanna and the children...
Divine Typhoon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,110. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 1 review)
100,000 civilians died at Nagasaki, including the wife and young son of Tanaka, a rich industrialist bent on exacting revenge using a nuclear bomb on an American port city, with only a Mossad agent and an inept lawyer to stop him. The one missing element is the Kamitaifun, the ancestral family sword. He kills to get it back, which sets of a frantic effort to stop him with only minutes to spare.
True Tales of the Roper's Escapades
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 26,740. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Greg McElveen. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
Terrific sequel to "Fair Chase and Other Tales." Inspiring adventure survival stores of dog sledding on dangerous ice bogs in Alaska and plunging through; Alaska survival in -70 degree weather; Lochasa River Rapid rescue of a blind man in Idaho; Rescue of an unconscious man hanging perilously on a steep ledge in Colorado and much more. For all ages.
The Island, The Pillar and the Ivy
Series: Figments and Fragments, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Three creatures of existence live warily with one another... and find they are not alone.
Rapunzel en Español Moderno (Translated)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,280. Language: Spanish. Published: August 15, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Los cuentos de los hermanos Grimm son mágicos, pero ¿cómo puedes conseguir que los niños se emocionen con las historias cuando la mayoría de sus traducciones fueron escritas hace más de 100 años? Esta es una narración de una de las historias más populares de los hermanos Grimm: Hansel y Gretel. Este libro también está disponible en una antología más grande con más historias de los hermanos Grim
Bruised But Not Broken
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,220. Language: American English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
It helps to know that others have been where you are. The drug nightmare has so many women in the grip of despair, leaving them with broken marriages, depleted finances and emotional bondages, but there is hope.