After the Fall
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,580. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Years ago, as a young man, Daedalus lost Icarus, his son to the God Apollo. Now the child of his old age threatens to take wing. What will a father do to keep his son safe? Includes Short Story: Coyotes Cats and Other Creatures.
Absolute Beginner's Guide to Hiragana (With an Introduction to Grammar and Kanji)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,820. Language: American English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
This handy guidebook offers an integrated, communicative approach to writing and reading hiragana script, the entry point to the Japanese language. The condensed Smashwords edition provides step-by-step explanations of 46 basic characters and scores of derivatives, plus grammar lessons, an introduction to kanji, and two practice tests to consolidate learning.
Elder
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Price: Free! Words: 7,030. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The struggle of an old man to find redemption. Set in a post war pseudo-utopia. A world that no longer recognizes the beliefs that he fought for as being valid, and worse find them against the basic structure of a new society. Hunted by those who wish to use him, and his former life, as a pawn for corrupt political gain. He must face the evil he once did, in the name of people who forgot history.
Spring-heeled Jack and the President's Ring
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Series: The Magnetron Chronicles, Volume 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,440. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
In this second novelette in the Magnetron Chronicles series, Phineas Magnetron and the Hogalum Society investigate the disappearance of President Grant's West Point ring. Their investigation becomes intertwined with the mystery of Spring-heeled Jack, the shadowy terror of England, leading them from Calais to London, and back to America for a bizarre encounter with the notorious General Southwick.
The Science Reporter
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,820. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012 by Martian Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Short stories by sci-fi author, Rod Martin. The first four deal with a science reporter and his amazing reports that turn the Federal Science Bureau on its head. Each one brings him closer to being fired for reports that could in no way be called "scientific". The final three move away from the reporter into metaphysical fiction. And his "How to Build a Starcruiser" was born from this collection.
Endless Miles
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Price: Free! Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012 by Sabledrake Enterprises. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
"How can a guy have driven a hundred thousand miles by the time he turns twenty-one, and never leave the same town?" T.J. Lawton keeps asking himself that question until one desert night when everything changes.
Caroline: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
He met her at the grocery store - piece by piece.
Chronicle December 26, 2011 - April 29, 2012
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You set the price! Words: 14,180. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The Writer's diary i wrote between December 26, 2011 and April 29, 2012. 36 pages in almost American, and a bit in french. I start today Chronicle ( May 13, 2012 - ?? ?? ?? :) Enjoy !
Blood Moon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,140. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
This is the second book in The Immortal Chronicles series. Moving past the recent events in Bloodlust, Lucas has enhanced his abilities. Although he still does not know the whole truth of his origin or his past, he is moving towards a head on collision with forces he never met before.
Single-mom in the Hood
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
This powerful epic details what's it like to be black in America. Through pain, love, and forgiveness learn something of what black Americans go through every day. Spiritually written to penetrate the heart and mind, this ebook is for those seeking wisdom, knowledge, and understanding of the past, present, and future.
Leopard's Kin
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Series: The Aquarian Era Tales, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 128,200. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.83 from 6 reviews)
Lori Pate is learning how to cope with the loss of her husband and make a living as a horse trainer when the cats on her farm start doing some fairly unusual things. And when her hair starts turning gray at the age of 21, a cougar shows up on the farm, and a Native Canadian stranger enters the picture shortly thereafter, Lori gets the sinking feeling her world is turning upside-down.
The Chicken Whisperer
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Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012 by 5minutefiction.co.uk. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story regarding one special boy and his affinity with nature.
Hungur Magazine Issue 14
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,840. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012 by Alban Lake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Hungur Magazine is a semiannual journal of vampire tales in which the vampire is an alien and/or the action takes place on another world. There are other addictions besides blood--although blood will do. Both arousing and thought-provoking, each issue of Hungur Magazine takes you where no vampire has gone before.
Encore
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 760. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Encore just loves to sing but this is disturbing the forever grumpy Otto. How will he ever get Otto to be happy?
The Half-Breed Gunslinger
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Series: Half-Breed Gunfighter, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 29,860. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Western
YA Novella - In 1860 there was more open range cattle in Florida than in Texas. It took a special breed of man to live there, and an even harder man to survive. Hunter James Dolin, half white and half Indian, was such a man. A gambler by trade and a gunslinger of necessity, Hunter attracted trouble wherever he traveled. But with his 2 Colt Walkers and Bowie knife, he could handle almost anything.
The Obituarist
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Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 11,680. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
The Obituarist - Dead people are the safest story around. They can’t answer back. But if you follow in death’s footsteps, it can be dangerous to get too close. An obituary writer seizes his chance when war heroes start dying. Brace yourself for handlebar moustaches, stiff drinks, greed, treachery and, of course, death. But with a twist. “Mordant, funny, dark, teasing and ironic.”
What Beauty
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 182,260. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
How might the Olympian Gods we know from reading change if we were to allow our imaginations to see their true ages? Time changes all people — even gods — and when their day-to-day mischievous lives no longer play a role in human affairs, what then do they become? New York sculptor Minus Orth has an idea. He'll explain this all, and give our imaginations the figures to uphold.
These Old Tales: A Collection of Dark Fiction
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,020. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
With this collection, These Old Tales features thirty horror short stories. Whether seeking gunfights, ghosts, abnormalities, werewolves, zombies, psychotic killers, the reaper, the devil, or all around everyday bad guys, this collection has something for you. "Cain’s unique eye for the macabre makes this collection more than worth it!" ~ To The Bone Reviews
Christianity: A Simple Explanation
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 22,920. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Fiction » Christian » General
Like all religions Christianity has a code of ethics. Christianity's ethics are all based on one thing, which is 'love'. It is love of God, and his demand that we love others as we love ourselves, that is the basis of Christian morality. The book looks at how Christian conduct manifests itself in response to God's call to make unconditional love the fundamental in our dealings with others.
Tarot
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Price: Free! Words: 18,970. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
The Tarot is a 78-sheet set of maps that will be used for psychological purposes, and oracle. The Tarot encourages self-reflection and strengthen your own wisdom.