21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Operational Terms Dictionary- Excerpted from FM 1-02 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 142,630. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, Operational Terms Dictionary, excerpted from FM 1-02, is a dual-Service US Army and US Marine Corps publication introducing new terms and definitions and updating existing definitions as reflected in the latest editions of Army field manuals and Marine Corps doctrinal, warfighting, and reference publications.
The Deadliest Menace
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 56,060. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011 by CosmicBlueCB. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A new proficiently intellectual action thriller that merges a contemporary global terrorist scenario with a fascinating collection of episodes. The execution of an atomic explosion on a South Pacific military base, the assassination of a leading UK politician, and the hijacking of a new space shuttle reveals someone has acquired plutonium and is executing the deadliest ever plot on civilization.
The Invasion of the Eyeball Sucker
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
Pure, snarky, green organza fluff. Guaranteed laughs in this fun, quick read. This short, hilarious story is about two young women who throw everything they have into a heroic battle with a spider: including oven cleaner and a cat. (No animals were harmed in the writing of this story)
Followers And Fishers
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,430. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Stories of the Emerging Mission Movement in Africa
Ziggy Two Step - Courier Extraordinaire
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Price: Free! Words: 9,100. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00 from 13 reviews)
Follow Ziggy Two Step, courier extraordinaire, as he delivers urgent packages throughout Riverton. A short story of 32 pages which I hope will amuse you. Reading time should be about 45 minutes or so. Reviews here on Smashwords are welcome - Thanks.
The Legend of Green Snake and White Snake
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,880. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(3.00 from 1 review)
As far as demons go, Miss White and Miss Green were pretty good. They tried their best to do good deeds and consume as few humans as possible. It was hard work, being a nice demon, but they both really tried. Epic battles and romance await in this irreverent novella retelling of the classic Chinese story, part of The Zodiac Schmodiac Story Cycle, 1st Course: Kung Pao Flavored Short Stories.
You Dirty Rat
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Price: Free! Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Laoshu can tell you the true story, for he was there. You see, the story of the Chinese Zodiac is not what we have been told, and Laoshu is here to set the record straight with wit and keen insight into all things Chinese. This short story comes from The Zodiac Schmodiac Story Cycle, 1st Course: Kung Pao Flavored Short Stories by Adam Tervort and is free for download.
Littlestar: A Science Fiction Comedy of Interstellar War and Virtual Gods
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 144,840. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011 by Fingerpress. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
"A showcase for Green's bone-dry satire... a delight" Littlestar expands on the universe established in Smallworld, as troopers Beguiled-of-the-Serpent and Only-Begotten become embroiled in the second star-spanning war against the Made. The biggest question, however, is - what is Littlestar? How did dictator Button Humpage come to control it? And is it the secret weapon that can win the war?
The Lost Stories: A Series of Cosmic Adventures
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,020. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
Biblically inspired science fiction humor about a greedy, petty, selfish starship captain who encounters God and whose life is never again the same.
The Alien Sphere
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 58,310. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011 by CosmicBlueCB. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
A 21st century movie-style sci-fi action thriller with 2 stories of ancient alien artifacts explorers uncover, and of them taking the explorers beyond space and time. The 1st is of the discovery of a pulsating alien sphere on Mars, and of explorers entering a miniature black hole it holds. In the 2nd an alien artifact takes explorers into deep space, to a gateway, where it leaves the universe.
Alight Decision
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
A tribute to the 9/11 victims What would you do if you were in the twin towers during this catastrophe? We follow Yors thru his ordeal and ultimately a decision that may cost him his life. Word Count: 1229
The Traveler's Companion
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
"Campbell's poems are personal, even intimate, but their metaphors and meanings have a broad and tough reality." --Iron Horse Literary Review
Secrets and Lies
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 38,000. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
If you can't trust your friends, who can you trust? Two friends, one is murdered leaving the other to find out why. His search for the truth will take him to places that he left behind long ago, it will test his relationship to the breaking point and force him to put his own life on the line, but will the answers he finds be worth the risk?
Ben's Little Big Adventure
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 420. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Fairy tales and fables
A young boy, Ben awakens, tummy grumbling, only to discover he has shrunk in the night. To get to his prized nibbles, he must negotiate the large proportions of his surroundings, which he likens to the great wonders of the world. But will he reach his prized midnight snack? A picture book for young children, brimming with colour illustrations, completed in oils and 1000 words approx.
Falling
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Price: Free! Words: 78,010. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(2.00 from 1 review)
A dark tale of murder, revenge, destruction and witchcraft. An anti-hero for an ultra-modern, ultra-stylised world. A fight to the death where it's hard to see the difference between good and evil. And a final battle for redemption.
The Lawyer
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Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Jonathan is a powerful, successful lawyer, with a six-figure salary and a beautiful wife. Yet when she unearths a ghost from the past, he finds himself re-evaluating his entire existence. This short story is a tale of hope, which shows that it’s never too late to follow your dreams.
Islamic Quotes
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Price: Free! Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Essay » Author profile
Don’t wait for six strong men to take you to the mosque.(FOR YOUR JANAZAAH)
Die By The Sword
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Price: Free! Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
After twenty long years, Torthan is free. He was thrown in a hellish dungeon for rebelling against the cruel Lord Vengir. He emerges into a world that is radically different than the one he fought for long ago. Everyone pleads with him to embrace this new world. Torthan scorns them all and seeks vengeance against the man who destroyed his life.
Ziggy Zenn And The Rescue Of Roy Rogers
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Price: Free! Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 1954, my dad was an out of work alcoholic seldom home. Mother worked two jobs but wanted her three kids to have the benefit of the newest invention - the TV. In town was a Jewish couple who 13 years earlier were liberated from Auschwitz. They owned a convenience store and as with the gift of the Magi provided this Catholic family with a Christmas we would otherwise not have benefit of.
Heart Sutra Readily Understood
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,770. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
The core insight concerns the nature & origin of compassion offered as the Buddha turns away from individual realization of the profound. In so doing the extra step necessary to obtain the comprehension that transforms individual attainment into a specific as well as a collective responsibility shows the way towards super-consciousness as a counterpoint to ordinary non-duel realization.