Returning the Favor - A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: American English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
John Reed's headaches, stemming from a childhood accident, give him powers that he must hide from the rest of the world. Through flashbacks and into the present, he faces a dilemma on just how to use them in this short story by Karl Kleese.
Deadly Greed
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,360. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012 by Canterbury House Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Maceo McEachern was well-liked and respected in his community: business owner, entrepreneur, the first African American elected to office since Reconstruction. April 12, 1991, he and his mother were shotgunned to death in her home in Hamlet, NC. Clark Cox, journalist and friend of the victims, gives us the story: antecedents of the murders and the aftermath.
I Didn't Mean to Kill My Best Friend
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Price: Free! Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(1.00 from 1 review)
A comedic, entertaining look at the difficulties associated with disposing the body of a friend.
Marc Learns to Fly / Marc Aprende a Volar
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Price: Free! Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012 by Monarca Press. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
Marc the caterpillar becomes very smart in a very unusual way! But how does he learn to fly? Read this wonderful tale of a caterpillar's change into a beautiful butterfly.
Cyborg on the Run
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,860. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
The cyborg Galt is in trouble. He's been framed for an accident aboard his ship, and he's been sent back to Earth to face a panel of military judges who hate and fear what he represents. When he escapes, they pursue. Will he be able to run fast enough?
Stickin' it to the Matrix
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,810. Language: American English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Stickin' it to the Matrix is this generation's version of Abbie Hoffman's Steal This Book. Funny and irreverent, the book is above all a practical step-by-step guide to both escaping and extracting from the matrix. In Stickin’ it to the Matrix, Henderson offers the reader the same insights that allowed him to "retire" at age 28, move to the country and author this, his 4th book.
The Next Chapter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,250. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The Next Chapter is my mother’s personal story of her recovery after imprisonment in a Nazi slave labor camp during World War II to retirement in La Jolla; she wrote it at the age of 74 on an electric typewriter. She emphasized that this is not a Holocaust memoir but rather a psychological exploration of what it takes to persevere, survive and try to resume a “normal” life after severe trauma.
Beyond Hubble's Shadows, the Daemon Darkness Lies
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
The twenty-second century, Perlmutter Transantarctic Array, Antarctica. Dr. Alexei Zotov peers into the eyepiece of the observatory, into the deepest abyss of the cosmos. What is really out there? What fate does the universe have in store for us? What cosmic horrors brood in that daemon darkness, staring back at us-- seething, ravenous, remorseless-- and who shall be their scribe?
L'Asociale
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,640. Language: French. Published: June 20, 2012 by Rhetorical Ratatouille. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(5.00 from 1 review)
Cette œuvre de science fiction narre, sous la forme du journal intime et secret d’un prof rebelle et quelque peu anarchiste, les réformes successives qui vont transformer un pays, la Khonabsurdie, autrefois connu et respecté pour sa culture et sa liberté, en un régime totalitaire qui n’est pas sans rappeler celui de l’Océania, dans le roman de George Orwell :1984.
Lincoln City Blues
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,880. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When a beautiful woman walks into the office of Anastasia Charles — aka Charlie — with a story about a violent husband and a kidnapped kid, Charlie’s private investigator instincts sit up and pay attention. With $2000 on her desk, $8000 more the moment she finds the husband, and the chance to be a hero and rescue a kid… how can Charlie say no? CONTAINS FIRST CHAPTER OF THE TUXEDOED MAN
Eidolon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 531,520. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Eidolon, the final book in the Accursed trilogy, is set in Cold War America and details the fall and rise of the spiritualist medium, James Grey, alongside the systematic liquidation of any and all occultists.
Jarl (Origins Part 1)
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Price: Free! Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Jarl's day is about to become a confusing ride of strange uncertainties. This is a science fiction short story of 1,770 words. It is part one in the 'Origins' series of stories which connect with one another in unexpected ways.
The Cisco Kid in the Bronx
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,570. Language: American English. Published: June 20, 2012 by Hamilton Stone. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In the Bronx, on a street called Rogers Place, Mario Ortega grows up remembering his childhood in Puerto Rico. We follow him into early manhood as he weaves the cultural strands of the past with those of an urban present in New York City.
The Quest
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,620. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
The Quest is a collection of essays written by students of the Great Barrington Waldorf High School. Compiled by Winslow Eliot, and edited by Samantha Stier, this collection celebrates this great school by displaying the fruits of all the labor that went into making this high school a reality.
Leyla (Origins Part 2)
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Price: Free! Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Leyla has been looking forward to this momentous day for 15 long years. Will it live up to expectations? Or will it end with terror and tears? This is a short story of 1,880 words. It is part two in the 'Origins' series of stories which connect with one another in unexpected ways.
A Sigh From The Woods
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 87,730. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
On the 2nd August 1100, William Rufus-King William II of England was shot by an arrow whilst hunting in the New Forest. History states that it was a hunting accident By Walter Tirel-but was it?
Blood Island
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Series: Places Not to Be, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,380. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Guests arriving at a luxurious hotel in the Adriatic find their vacations turn into nightmares...
Urknod Army: The Non-Soldier's Manual
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Genuine copy of the manual given to those who have failed to meet the requirements of the Urknod Military. Outlines alternative career options and shows that even the worst of the Scum Class can be of use to the great Urknod Umpire. This is the latest edition and features details of a new career path.
Nature and the Power of the Will and other Short Stories
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You set the price! Words: 37,290. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012 by Miercoles. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Short stories suggesting better relationships can be achieved among living things given a genuine desire for tolerance: an eagle shows compassion toward its most sought after prey, and in turn wins a friend; a dandelion successfully pleads for mercy from an engineer with a meticulously groomed garden. These stories teach tolerance toward those who possess traits different from our own.
Deuce Delaney
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,480. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Teenage troublemaker entangles himself in a deadly mystery in his own side yard.