Istanbul Intrigues
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Price: Free! Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
This is the story of Istanbul--but also of Turkey, the Balkans, and the eastern Mediterranean--during World War II, based on extensive interviews and the use of archives, especially those of the OSS, which I was the first to see for this region. The book is written as a cross between a scholarly work and a real-life thriller.
Voyage: Embarkation #2 Longing
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Price: Free! Words: 14,680. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013 by Fuzzy Hedgehog Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Kal has been having the same dream every night for the past week. Fed up, he searches for an alternate Earth to match his dream's setting, and discovers Ydora. It is the first alternate Earth he will visit inhabited by humans, and in doing so, will be forced to reveal secrets he would rather remain hidden.
Linda of the Night
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Price: Free! Words: 6,810. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
Linda was born with hair the color of the mature grain and eyes of the lightest shade of blue. Tall and willowy, she’s the ugliest girl alive.
Malaika
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Price: Free! Words: 780. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
A young woman, hurt by love, sits in a café contemplating the future. She is unaware that her destiny lies just around the corner or, in fact, in the café.
Smokers Corner
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Price: Free! Words: 3,180. Language: American English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tim loses his addiction for the ho-hum after falling for Samantha during a smoking break. A short story by the author of dystopian novels We, The Watched and Divided We Fall.
Rhyming Designs
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Price: Free! Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Poems placed in artful shapes make for creative art. The combination of two art forms inspires another level of creativity for the creative spirit within all of us.
Crossing Paths
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Price: Free! Words: 810. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This piece of flash fiction delves into a chance meeting on a traumatic day during World War II in Belgium. It was inspired by true events.
A Steampunk Valentine
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Price: Free! Words: 29,440. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Stories and poems from the Steampunk.com Saint Valentine's Day Short Short Competition
Rorschach Blots
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You set the price! Words: 54,380. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Sev won't go back to the swim team. Sev won't accept his best friend's girlfriend. He will sit behind the art classroom and smoke his joint. He definitely won't analyze why he wants to spank his teacher.
Dialectics on Global Jihad_The Syrian Front
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Price: Free! Words: 37,720. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
This is a brief dissertation on ‘global jihad’ focusing on the war in Syria. It presents an argument on the significance of the element of religion in the war and the fact that it can be a beginning for a large-scale religious war.
Wedding Dress
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Price: Free! Words: 2,040. Language: Tagalog (Filipino). Published: February 13, 2013 by JMP Creative Media. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
A short story about unrequited love. Seth loves Yuna so much but is unable to express his true feelings for her until it is too late...
The Rose's Garden and the Sea
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Price: Free! Words: 54,400. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Rose, a lowly fisherman's daughter in the crumbling Kingdom of Illiamna, knows nothing of magic, secrets, spies, or sailing ships—not until, dressed as a boy, she is taken under the wing of the kingdom's most mysterious schemer...
The Universal Seam
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Price: Free! Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A Science Fiction Fantasy answering the age old question of who am I? Lara had always wondered about her place in the world . Her disillusionment at finding the answer led her on a trail half way across the world and beyond discovering long lost secrets and loves. As she unravelled the truth, her identity and destiny became clear.
Historias antirrománticas: Ilusiones perdidas
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Price: Free! Words: 9,670. Language: Spanish. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
Historias de parejas que comenzaron relaciones superficiales, y que no tuvieron el desenlace que deseaban, pues surgieron conflictos que no pudieron abordar.
Ravenous Cavernous
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You set the price! Words: 3,970. Language: British English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Ravenous Cavernous is a quirky fantasy-comedy short story which tackles - in a lighthearted and slightly bonkers way - the things we fear and why we fear them; and the tinkering with of traditional tales by creatures that should probably sometimes just leave things be. "It simply didn’t do to have nostrils, only to go and fill them with foul things, he thought."
Amderesta The 3rd Republic
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Series: Amderesta The 3rd/4th Republic, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 18,010. Language: American English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
In the first book of the Amderesta The 3rd/4th Republic Series, the 3rd Amderestan Republic fights a war against the AAR reducing their area of control to small area of the Amderesta Galaxy. Years later, a plot to commit genocide is uncovered by Jonathan Lencon.
Kiss at Midnight (The Shades of Northwood 4)
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Series: The Shades of Northwood, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 77,030. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Being a ghost isn't as much fun as it sounds. Given that Katie had to die to become one, it wasn't exacxtly on her list of ambitions to begin with. As if learning how to cope with being dead wasn't enough, one of her dead brothers is stalking her, intent on taking her into the Dead World. Her boyfriend is trapped there but he's been dead for centuries and even he's scared of something there...
The Ebony Cat
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Price: Free! Words: 270. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
(5.00 from 1 review)
A little poem of a black cat named Ebony. He arrived one day as a friskie young kitten and lived to a grand old age, always displaying affection to his owner. He rewarded his owner each day with kitty smiles, even into his elder days.
Los pies cantores
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Price: Free! Words: 1,180. Language: Spanish. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Hace muchos, muchos, muchos años (esto no es parte del cuento), escribí la historia de los pies cantores. Hace poco me la encontré en uno de mis viejos cuadernos (qué tiempos cuando se usaban cuadernos) y he pensado que sería gracioso compartirla. Aquí tenéis la historia de “Los pies cantores”, espero que te guste.
10 Minutes From Home: Episode 3
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Series: 10 Minutes From Home, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 13,680. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 by Books of the Dead Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the relative safety of a mall, Denny, Thom and Isabel take advantage of the situation and stock up on supplies. They meet John, a security guard, who tells them that there may be an even greater danger from the local uninfected visitors.