The Quick Quirk Quiz - Dinnertime Edition
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
You’ll never look at your dinner plate the same way again after reading the amazing origins behind the things we eat for supper. Your freezer is full of fascinating stories of the men, the women, and the miracles behind the invention of the items you stuff into your microwave and your mouth. 28 tales will whet your appetite for more. Can you match the product to the story of its creation?
Deadly Gamble: The First Charlie Parker Mystery
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Series: The Charlie Parker Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 62,130. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.30 from 10 reviews)
Charlie Parker is a reluctant detective. As a partner in RJP Investigations, with her brother Ron, she really only intends to keep up the financial end of the business. He's supposed to be the investigator. But Stacy North, Charlie's former best friend, shows up and wants help in locating a missing watch, so Charlie agrees to help. When people start dying, Charlie knows she's in deep trouble.
Hymns to the Battlecrow
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2009 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
Journey back in time and look at battle through the eyes, mind and heart of a Viking Warrior. Teel James Glenn uses his unique perspective to give modern day readers a poetic glimpse into the past. The text is accompanied by the author's illustrations.
Fenella and the Magic Mirror
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2009 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Fenella is officially a damsel, but she’s the despair of her parents, who want to marry her to young Sir Mallicose. Big, muscular, dark, scruffy and bold, Fenella would rather chop logs and shoot arrows than embroider a tapestry, and she isn’t interested in Sir Mallicose at all.
The Constellation of Omens: The Signs of the End of the World
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 19,340. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
Government. Disasters. The New World Order. Salvation. In her classic, uninhibited style, Simpson delves into some of the most prevalent and bleak issues plaguing our way of life today – while providing hope and faith throughout. Frightening and inspiring this book will leave you awe struck with world predictions and biblical prophecies as never before realized or contemplated.
How The Rich Live
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 97,880. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2009. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
It’s London, 1973, and Gordon Bennett is dreaming up another scam. Posing as a NATO officer one day and exporting stolen Jaguar cars the next, he is on his way to happiness with his tv make-up girlfriend but now the Big Boys from Soho are involved and he is right in the middle of the blue movie business. A scrapyard confrontation and he is on the run, hiding in a peaceful Thames-side marina.
Java's Dream
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,260. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2009 by Darling Newspaper Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Before history, humanity begins when a strange fork-legged creature challenges bestial tradition. In making this moral stand, Java and his mate risk all.
The Assassins of Alamut
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,990. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
The Assassins were a heretical Muslim sect. We think of them mostly in connection with political murder but there is much more to them than this. They had a remarkable philosophical system and their ideas were influential in Islam and even outside it. Here I tell their story, from their foundation at the end of the eleventh century to their downfall 150 years later at the hands of the Mongols.
Silverbirch; A Tear in the Fabric of the Night Sky
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,850. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
By eating an extremely rare mushroom that has a red lightning bolt image naturally built-in to its black-gilled underbelly, Nudge discovers he can create a tear in the fabric of the night sky that will allow his soul to legally leave Earth and enter Silverbirch.
The Cicada
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 155,620. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In the year 2450, Earth, having survived war, famine and environmental disaster, is finally at peace, and is governed by the World Federation of Nations. At a principal research site in Melbourne, Australia, and at four similar facilities, scientists are assaulted and vital data stolen. Federation investigators soon realise they are dealing with a dark conspiracy that stretches across the globe.
Dewdrops In The Moonlight
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 18,270. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Witchcraft and wicca
A collection of Pagan prayers, chants, blessings, litanies, invocations, and mantras. This text provides Pagan ministers, priests, and practitioners with words of praise, adoration, and comfort.
Key West...Erotic Awakenings in Paradise!
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,150. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A little history and young romance in Key West. Deliciously humorous and slightly bawdy. A tempting slice of Americana in the vein of American Grafitti. A fast and delightful read! The Nuns at Mary Immaculate High take in female Latina boarders. Billy Ramon & I begin dating two of these beauties, Irene from Venezuela and Lela from Argentina. Humorous first time sexual discovery blossoms!
Ransom X
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 148,390. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.88 from 16 reviews)
Martin Legacy was a top field interrogator before his life was shattered by a random crime. He withdrew to a basement post in the FBI, developing a mythic reputation as a brilliant malcontent. An agent brings him an active case. An abduction ring is preying on women, using them in adult films, ransomed for the price of pornography. They just took the daughter of an old friend, the head of the FBI.
Metal, Madness & Mayhem - An Insider's Journey Through the Hollywood '80s
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,910. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
It’s finally here…. The definitive book that takes the reader on an insiders journey behind the scenes of what was to become the ‘80s ‘hair band’ phenomenon. True, never before told stories of Motley Crue, Guns ‘n Roses, RATT, Poison, W.A.S.P, Quiet Riot and others. Oh yeah, let’s not forget the clubs, the drugs and of course, the girls!
Kiss of Death
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Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A man is arrested for kissing a cop. If he had known breaking the law was so enjoyable he would have done it long ago. This short story is a winner of the CoffeeHouse Fiction Award and is included in their 2009 Anthology available from Amazon.com.
Sisters Of Glass
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 163,660. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.20 from 10 reviews)
"A Sci Fi page turner… sensitively drawn synthesis of desire, beauty, horror… thoughtful, terrifying view of the future." National Public Radio ••• "...genuinely gripping …entertaining combination of hard-boiled action, futuristic romance and speculative fiction." Publishers Weekly
Bitten
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,780. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2009. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
Relationship with people can be cruel, just because of the nature of human beings. A bond with a cat can be purer, especially both of you are young. Harshness of not knowing comes out in a child. Even worse if you are not an equal to that child. Intent in the relationship is good but real treatment can be brutal.
Island Child
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Price: Free! Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2009. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Lopaka is angry at the loss of his home. He blames Pele, the fire goddess, for the lava flow that took his village. But Lopaka lives on the island of Hawaii where it is hard to avoid Pele.
In Pursuit Of Understanding - Life Healing
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 50,050. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
In Pursuit of Understanding is a true story of Gena Alston and how all the different events and escapades in her life have brought her to where she is today; a teacher, clairvoyant, healer and author. This book would appeal to those who want to change their lives and then become an inspiration to others.
The Severan Prophecies
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 141,740. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
When the Roman emperor Caracalla was assassinated, his family gave the task of safeguarding their dynasty to the questor Marcellus Decimus, the narrator of this story. How he led a young boy named Varius in a race against death that culminated in the restoration of the dynasty is one of the more remarkable episodes in the chaotic and violent history of Rome.