The Voyage: Edited by Chandani Lokuge & David Morley
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Price: Free! Words: 75,420. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011 by Silkworms Ink. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
The Voyage is an innovative new anthology of writing by staff and postgraduates from both Monash in Australia and Warwick in England. It includes, poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, drama and most other forms of creativity you might imagine. We were happy for our contributors to write on any theme but we think that the core of the book is what it means to journey.
The remains of the day.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Kamau has just lost his job. He goes home, and for the first time in six years, he is the tender lover he has never been to his wife. When his wife goes to prepare him some food, he walks out and meets a drunken man. He kills the man, and then in anger and pity jump off a flat.
The Prince with a Musical Bottom
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
(4.00 from 1 review)
A nineteenth century fairy tale from a fictional kingdom high in the mountains of Europe. A royal nanny discovers that her charge has a truly musical bottom. Like all good fairy tales, best read to children from two to ninety two. The author is a dreadful artist (see cover)and as fairy tales should have pictures, you are invited to draw them.
History, And More
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,480. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In this series of four unique essays you'll discover the complete history of the world from the Big Bang until yesterday afternoon, why there are more Greek philosophers that Inuit and why, in the author's opinion, we should all be deeply suspicious of the motivation of 'scientists'. You'll probably find it funny, too.
Fall of the Lich
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,650. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(2.00 from 1 review)
Azriel has conquered the continent at last, turning whole populations into undead. Raised as revenants these undead are immortal and still retain their thoughts and memories although their bodies slowly decay around them. Azriel has stumbled across a living child, a distant relative of his that escaped the slaughter. He chooses to spare this child which causes him to question his own motives.
The White Tower
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Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011 by Laleng. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
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A prince and a dragon. Both try to keep a princess to themselves. Who would win the beautiful princess? Or would there be a winner at all?
The Old Black Stump
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 138,030. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
A nature fantasy about lizard tribes in the wetlands. A story for young readers in the style of Watership Down and Duncton Wood.
The Ordeal
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,380. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Mistakes are human nature. Sin is man’s companion, for a new born baby and for an old man taking his last breath. Four stories, they narrate four punishing sins, and the culprits who are vulnerable to ‘The Ordeal’. Pain and sorrow are its aftermath, and death is not just an end to everything.
The Box: An Indian Tale
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,380. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011 by White Sun Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Priscilla putters along in her usual life of bridge and gossip and coffee shops and shopping at the local markets in the small Indian town where she lives, until one morning, the mysterious man known only as the Pharsee gives her a box. The thing is filthy, twitchy and just plain wrong…but no matter what Priscilla tries, or how many cleaning boys she fires, she simply cannot get rid of it.
The Internet Marketing Bible
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,860. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
This book is different from all the other books you’ve read about Internet marketing. Written for business owners and not IT geeks, this book shows you all the available marketing tactics and helps you figure out which ones will work best for your business. This is the most comprehensive guide to Internet marketing you’ll ever read.
Four Reasons Why Absolute World Peace is Impossible With Humans
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Four Reasons Why Absolute World Peace is Impossible with Humans is perhaps one of the most compelling books on the human society on why we have failed dismally to achieve absolute peace and shall continue to fail unless if we solve these reasons. The book keeps to four fundamental reasons why absolute peace is impossible with human beings and touches on issues which are regularly feared.
The World of Patience Gromes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,830. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011 by Cune Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
"Without seeming to try, The World of Patience Gromes contributes as much to our understanding of the modern black inner-city as any book written in this decade." - Wall Street Journal
Is Barack Obama's Birth Certificate a Fraud?
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 50,080. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
Millions of Americans have heard the claims that President Barack Obama's birth certificate is a forgery. What's the evidence, and how good is it? John Woodman takes a close, careful look at the claims of forgery -- and the birth certificate itself. His 3 month independent investigation provides the answers Americans want to numerous questions regarding Barack Obama's long-form birth certificate.
Keeping You in Mind
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Series: Tales from the DEATHLESS Universe. Price: Free! Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Should Birch use his telepathy to give a friend and his comatose father some closure? Or should he keep his ability a secret?
Cheat the Hangman
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,250. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011 by Imajin Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Lyris Pembrooke unearths a terrible family secret in the old mansion she recently inherited. Investigating the tragedy, she delves into the psyche of a damaged WWII soldier, aided by her irrepressible spirit guide and the family psychic. "A dazzling blend of the bizarre and the domestic, horror and humour, nostalgia and intrigue." —John Moss, author of Reluctant Dead
Welcome to the Ladder, A Cat's Eye Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Traleau, a knife-thrower in a traveling carnival, has always allowed life to take him where it will. One fateful encounter with a warrior from the feared company of Tshio Kion, however, will sweep him down a dark path he'd never imagined.
The Cinderella Obsession (Contemporary Fairytale Romance)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,560. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011 by Edge of Ecstasy. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
(3.00 from 1 review)
From New York Times and USA Today bestselling Author Opal Carew, writing as Amber Carew, Can Vanessa risk falling in love with a man obsessed with a fantasy woman -- even though that woman is her?
A Place to Call Home
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When her friend Rohan receives a termination notice from his employer, Amaranta thinks it is the perfect time to get what she wants. Part of the "Break Bites" Series: Stories short enough to read when you get a break from your everyday activities. Originally published in the April/May 2008 issue of Cosmos Magazine, this short story received an Honorable Mention in Gardner Dozois' The Year's B
Homo Sylvanus
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
This novelette originally appeared in Jim Baen's Universe. While traveling on a colonization ship, Brennan is desperate to prevent his daughter Tamsyn from inheriting his genetic deficiencies. The consequences of his efforts to illegally modify her DNA affect Brennan, Tamsyn, and the colonists. Part of the "Break Bites" Series: Stories short enough to read when you get a break.
Flotsam and Fool
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
In this short story, Nen, a beach scavenger, has a problem. Ever since Nen rescued a stranded merling, he can't get her beautiful face out of his mind. He visits a witch, hoping for a potion to help him, but the potion only complicates matters. Part of the "Break Bites" Series: Stories short enough to read when you get a break from your everyday activities.