Popping the Shine
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Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,820. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
New Orleans settings, gangland murder, police corruption, and international drug operations are the backdrop for J.C. Simmons' sixth serial mystery. Jay Leicester (pronounced "Lester"), private investigator, is drawn into a worldwide drug manufacturing operation when an old family friend's grandson is brutally murdered and nailed to a French Quarter street in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Larks Monthly Review, January 2012
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,120. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
Larks Fiction Magazine brings you the best in amateur indie literature each week. Now Larks Monthly Review brings you the best of each week in one monthly installment! In this issue; James Vachowski, Luke M. Jones, Ron Koppelberger, David Wright, Tess Pfeifle, Samantha Jubilee, Josh Freeman, Melinda Giordano, Quentin A. Ponratz and Russell Bradbury-Carlin.
Snowfall
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 19,260. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
An Indian girl born on the reservation studies medicine and becomes a doctor. She encounters trials and tribulation on a wagon train going to California.
The Electra File
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Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,120. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Jay Leicester, P.I., is hired to find a missing sailboat which is eventually found scuttled offshore with the bodies of two individuals associated with the new gaming industry in Biloxi, Mississippi. After another killing, this of a mayoral candidate who openly opposed the gambling industry, much suspicion is directed towards casino officials. Leicester's mandate: Solve the case or die trying.
The Krone Experiment
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 128,030. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
(5.00 from 1 review)
A group of intelligence experts must track down the source of a mysterious seismic signal that is causing pinpoints of destruction around the globe. When the team finally uncovers the truth about the Krone experiment, they discover a ticking doomsday clock, one whose hands cannot be turned back, whose unstoppable pendulum swings through the very Earth itself. Also read the sequel, Krone Ascending.
The Ice Queen
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Price: Free! Words: 102,040. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(5.00 from 1 review)
Once there was a legend. Long ago, in a time the world of men no longer remembers, an evil was born in the lands of Sul. Shadows came into the world; ice and snow covered the earth in eternal, damnable winter. A prophecy was laid down: a messiah would be born to the Witch Queen of Sul, a child who could destroy the Dark Lord who arose in the West. A price would be paid, a life for a life.
Questions For A Culture That Has Closed Its Mind
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012 by Bard and Book. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / History & Culture
Q: Are they stories, or are they test? A: They're both! From OJ Wolfsmasher comes a delightful experiment in fiction that will grab your brain by the ear and force it to consider new possibilities.
Star Runner
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Series: Star Runner, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,770. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Aliens don’t exist. Travelling around the galaxy using wormholes only happens in stories. They're facts. In all the years that humans have travelled in space, they've never happened. But today's facts are about to become yesterday's stories for brothers Alexander, Pete and Nick Daniels when their spaceship is pulled into a black hole and lost. Now the question is, can they ever get back home?
Secrets to Keep
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Series: Webster Grove, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,080. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
(5.00 from 1 review)
The third in a five-part series. Secrets, secrets, are no fun! And with each day that passes in Webster Grove, eighteen-year-old Steph is learning that lesson the hard way.
Still Life With Lovers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
(5.00 from 1 review)
"It wasn’t like Gustave to storm out of the flat when Lisette opposed him. Usually Lisette would flee to Margot’s place, returning a few hours later to find Gustave sulking and sauced, but eager to make up..." A century-old diary of a young woman’s frustrated marriage and infatuation with a wild painter named Vincent Van Gogh, gives a contemporary woman new insights into her own marriage.
Happily Ever After At the End of Days
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,130. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
All Agatha Cluney (that's Clun-eh, as in the French) wants is to make people happy, but when you're a psychic at the end of the world, that's a little hard to do...
A Diamond in My Heart
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Series: The Unaltered, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,840. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Young Adult Fantasy - Calli, using her inherited powers, detects a confusing cosmic power in a classmate who sets his eyes on her. Maetha assigns Calli to investigate the young man and teach him of his new world; before that can happen, she'll have to determine what his power actually is. At the same time, someone is systematically kidnapping the clan leaders.
Bloody Little Secrets
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Series: Bloody Little Secrets, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 60,820. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
(3.00 from 1 review)
17-year-old Vicky Hernandez has a big problem. She's dead. Or not quite. After discovering she's been turned into a vampire, she tries to settle into a quiet suburb of Chicago and return to a normal life. If only she could stop wanting to bite her boyfriend. Not to mention she is dying to find out who turned her, and why. She doesn't have to wait long before they come to her.
My Enemy My Love
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,070. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Cosette is a spoilt, rich young woman, living near the North French city of Lille, whose privileged existence is shattered by the German invasion of France at the outset of the First World War. Rescued from being raped by a handsome German staff officer, they fall in love, little realising the twists and turns of fate that lie ahead of them.
Now What? A Guide for Parents of At-Risk High School Students
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
Now What? offers hope for parents of teens who are struggling to succeed in high school. As a 32 year veteran teacher I compare traits of high achieving verses failing students, explain the realities of typical high schools, and offer practical, realistic suggestions for parents of at-risk teens.
Rubyar on the Mountain
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 63,450. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012 by MuseItUp Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
When soldiers attack her village and force every adult into a fight to the death, fifteen-year old Gwenllian must assume responsibility for a group of orphaned children.
Elizabeth's Quest
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
The powerful Sorcerer Demetrius held captive a whole village and it was High Priestess Elizabeth's duty to carry out the Guild's punishment of death. But he had a surprise waiting for her. Was her power to control ice and fire enough to combat his Earth power and this new surprise?
The Quill Pen
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
When Jennie was given a beautiful quill pen by Gertie the Witch she was convinced it was haunted. But for some reason it was being stubborn and wouldn't work right. Try as she might, she couldn't convince the pen to write for her. Maybe when her grandmother came to visit she could shed some light on how to make the pen work. This is a delightful short story with a cute twist at the end.
Wrestling With Oresteia
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Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Essay about the concept of Fate
Tranquility Freeriders
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,500. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Tranquility Moonbase Chief Jennie Spenser has a problem. Not only does she have to deal with emergency transport but she has to manage some lively trainees who are convinced that skis may be the answer to her problem…including Marty and Melanie's daughter Bess.