Dry Spell
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Price: Free! Words: 1,750. Language: Australian English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Empty clouds and drought weigh on Paul’s soul as an inner voice torments him. It will stop at nothing to force an act of violence from the powerful teenager.
Single Guy, Lonely Grill
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Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
In this short personification, a grill born with a defect struggles to find purpose and fulfillment in life.
An Unkindness of Ravens
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Price: Free! Words: 8,920. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Jeff has been locked up in solitary confinement for nearly five years when the warden offers him an opportunity to reduce his sentence by joining crews that are repairing the country's energy grid, which has been rupturing and blowing up buildings and people, the unexpected and unfortunate result of changing the nation's fuel. He is added to a crew loaded with the nation's most notorious killers.
Questing For Dragons
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Price: Free! Words: 90,580. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(3.00 from 1 review)
The richest man in Pen's village wants her for his wife, an evil baron wants her in his bed, his witch wife wants her dead, the emperor offers a huge ransom capture the reborn Roxanne, and, worst of all, she's disguised herself as a boy to squire a formidable yet wooden headed knight who's seeking the Dragon Lord. Somehow she has to avoid the gallows while helping the knight in his quest.
The Moss Garden Journal Of Chan Wing Tsit
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Price: Free! Words: 76,360. Language: American English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
1750. A young Buddhist priest traveling to Korea is caught in storms, driven across the Pacific and shipwrecked. Lacking survival skills, he is taken in by the local people who are far from the barbarians he expected; they are complex, political, sophisticated, urbane and multilingual; a community of traders and priests with deep cultural and spiritual ways and little need for his Buddhist dharma.
Clean Slate Complex (a daynight story)
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Price: Free! Words: 24,140. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(1.00 from 1 review)
Full of action, humor, romance, twists and turns, clean slate complex is a companion story to the highly-praised dystopian novel, daynight. It can be enjoyed before or after reading daynight. Meet Alexa Knight. Feisty, tough and currently homeless in Los Angeles, Alexa agrees to help non-profit group The Second Chance Institute in return for medical care for her sick mother. But there's a catch..
Vacation Violation
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Series: Short short stories, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Saul had a wonderful life for a twelve-year-old, with a loving family and a comfortable home, weekends were three days long, and summer vacation was coming, so why was he tormented by a recurring nightmare? This dark science fiction short short story first appeared in Barbaric Yawp, volume 14, number 3, July 2010.
Nimbus: A Steampunk Novel (Part One)
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Price: Free! Words: 40,240. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Seedy corporations and airship factions, demons and rogues, zealots and thieves…an epic tale of power, greed, and corruption. Nimbus is steampunk for people who don't know they like steampunk, as well as being steampunk for people who already love steampunk!.
Harriet's Mystery (Evenings with Rory I)
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Series: Evenings with Rory. Price: Free! Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Harriet is your average, everyday, garden-variety honeybee. Until one day, when her life is changed forever, she comes upon a Mystery. It's a Mystery of tiny, yet epic proportions. Harriet's mystery is the first in a series of stories inspired by Rory's Story Cubes.
The Key
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Price: Free! Words: 9,890. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Amber Collins has a magic key that can open any door and create a portal between doors. Such a valuable key has made her and anyone she bumps into a target. The Dark Men, a mysterious league of assassins, is after her, James Rook, and the key. Together James and Amber must destroy the key before it falls into the wrong hands.
The Prisoner
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Price: Free! Words: 20,710. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
(5.00 from 1 review)
The first 50 years of Australia's settlement by the white man was a time of brutality, cruelty, and harshness - not always on the part of the prisoners. One man, transported for a crime today's world would consider minor, finds that regardless of his crime, regardless of his past, he comes to a time when he discovers some things are worth dying for.
Sisters Despoiled
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Price: Free! Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by M.H. Dartos. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Sisters. Tragedy. Performance art. Sometimes the three collide in ways unfathomable as they are unthinkable. Two sisters must weave their way through the incendiary world as they struggle to understand their place within it, holding one clarified belief: without clear purpose, life is nothing more than empty fluff.
The Mecca Question
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Price: Free! Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by CanBooks. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
The Mecca Question This 20 page booklet by Jeremy Smyth examines the section of Gibson's new book on Qur'anic Geography that claims that Mecca is not the Holy City of Islam. This is a short review of the evidence presented in the larger book. The Mecca Question is free to download, copy, and pass on t0your friends.
The Jew's Wife & Other Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 58,100. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by Savvy Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
What do you do when your next-door neighbor is arrested for sexual molestation? How does a dirt farmer from the old country feel about working for a Jewish landsman? The author’s world embraces Catholic convents, risqué Halloween parties and the steamy corridors of New York apartment buildings with equal ease. His observations are penetrating, his voice invites sympathy and understanding.
The First Thing We Do Is Kill All The Isms
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Price: Free! Words: 89,010. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Kill All the Isms is a Jonathan Swift meets George Carlin approach to the intrinsic absurdity of ideologies – secular and religious – and the venality, megalomania and utter shamelessness of their salesmen. Communism, Conservatism, Patriotism, Pacifism, Evangelicalism, Catholicism – Kill all the Isms puts forth the case that the only good ism is a dead ism.
Chasing String in the Digital Era
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Price: Free! Words: 40,360. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » E-commerce / general
Politics, economics, marketing and media are discussed in this collection of insightful essays, each of which can stand on its own. But, collectively, a business and worldview emerges.
7 Flash
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Price: Free! Words: 1,880. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
Seven flash fiction anyone from any of the seven continents would enjoy.
The Ultimate Digital Book Promotion Handbook - The Author's Guide To Finding Places To Promote Your Book Online
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Price: Free! Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The Cheapest, Fastest Way To Learn How To Promote Your Books Online! This book could be the difference between making 10 sales of your book, or 10,000. As an author you realize that if you want to sell a lot of books, you’re going to need to find the best ways to promote it. There are hundreds of new tools, resources and websites that you can utilize to help you promote your book, but finding th
El primer peruano en el espacio
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Price: Free! Words: 1,170. Language: Spanish. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Los peruanos al fin habían logrado enviar una nave tripulada al espacio. Pero, ¿qué implicaba realmente ser el primer peruano en el espacio?
The Courier Industry in Kenya: An In-depth Analysis
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Price: Free! Words: 8,090. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Essay » Business
The courier industry in Kenya has been experiencing exponential growth since its inception in the pre- independence era when it was being run by the East African British Government. The industry has grown to attract international firms operating together with local courier companies, security firms and bus service companies as they deliver items around the country. The level of use of technology h