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Price: Free! Approx. 1,350 words. Language: English. Published on January 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit.
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Paul has so much to offer as a future husband that Maggie would be crazy not to fight for it----particularly as their attraction is mutual! But now, as Paul is giving her a driving lesson, it seems like Maggie has ruined it all. Will their budding romance survive the driving lesson from hell? This Wacky Story is FREE and is intended to showcase this author's collections of stories in the series: Wacky Stories for Women Volumes 1 to 4 and Scary Stories for Women Volumes 1 and 2 available for purchase as ebooks)
Series: The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans, Book 3. Price: Free! Approx. 73,940 words. Language: English. Published on January 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography.
This book contains 250 stories about heroes and Good Samaritans.
Price: Free! Approx. 4,120 words. Language: English. Published on January 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General.
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Eleven-year old Isobel and her aunt, Marmalee, do everything they can to avoid the sunlight – fearful of skin cancer and suntans – yet they find themselves unavoidably drawn to the beach near their home one sunny June day by the very people they abhor most: the Normals. The lure? The Mrs. Johnson, Marmalee’s new love-interest. The problem? Isobel’s nemesis: Mrs. Johnson’s daughter Chloe.
Price: Free! Approx. 2,780 words. Language: English. Published on January 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » European.
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What can a woman do when she hears from a trustworthy source that her husband is having an affair! Not only that - it is happening in her very own home as the bearer of such bad news speaks? Deciding to act first and worry about the consequences later she acts upon instinct! Is there a funny side?
Price: Free! Approx. 43,410 words. Language: English. Published on January 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General.
This is a free preview of the first 27 chapters of Next Time We Steal The Carillon. College life and crime detection are seen through the eyes of our student investigators. These contemporary temporary sleuths live through a cozy mystery set at a Midwestern college during the 1990s. And yes, they are not taking it seriously.
Price: Free! Approx. 6,540 words. Language: English. Published on January 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General.
Ten-year-old Dante is dealing with the death of his father in Iraq and a group of bullies. When Marcus, another boy in the neighborhood comes to live with him he quickly latches on and the two form a near unbreakable bond. One they will do anything to maintain at all costs.
Price: Free! Approx. 5,080 words. Language: English. Published on January 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban.
A homeless woman, Rennie Kalick, has been given the ability to turn the painful memories of others into weapons, and has used this power to seek revenge for wrongs done to herself and those like her. But Kagami Takeda, whose connection to the merciless, godlike sea of light known as the Radiance was responsible for this gift, wants to take it back. A short story set in the Brutal Light universe.
Price: Free! Approx. 4,930 words. Language: English. Published on January 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA.
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young Confederate soldier, Lucas Burkette, lies on the battlefield. Struck by a Union soldier's musket round before firing a single shot, he is left paralyzed. It's here that he tries to cope with his impending death.
Price: Free! Approx. 20,160 words. Language: English. Published on January 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General.
You would think that dying is the worst thing that could happen to anyone – but for Pilot, death is just the beginning of his problems. There's no Heaven or Hell. Instead, Pilot finds himself perched between those two extremes, in a place peopled by misfits from every Age on Earth. Yet one Pale Lady thinks he can save them both. Will his inner compass lead them out – or into deeper darkness?
You set the price! Approx. 21,600 words. Language: English. Published on January 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author.
Throughout the magical month of December, great writers from around the web wrote stories which merged the scientific with the miraculous, and the fantastical with the rational. This is the result.