Souverain: The Kid
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Price: Free! Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
Meet the woman who works with the U.S. Army by day and strikes out at night on her own as the vigilante "Souverain"! In this short story, Souverain is based in Baghdad in 2009, dealing with a young Iraqi teen with a serious case of hero worship - and a new wave of suicide bombers! Originally appeared in "Souverain" #1 from Earthbound Comics.
Santa Flies a Bushplane: A Christmas Revelation
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Price: Free! Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
An Alaskan boy finds several large Christmas packages lying in the snow, clearly fallen out of Santa's sleigh. It's the day before Christmas, and that means Lance has very little time to chase down Santa and see the presents delivered as intended. Because what's inside the boxes is more important than just toy trains and dolls, and Santa's trail will also lead to an important personal discovery.
Quotations to Inspire Transformation
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Price: Free! Words: 14,410. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
What slogans have inspired us? What quotes have stuck in our collective consciousness? What moved a nation or a Congress to change direction? That's what we hope to provide parents, students, teachers, directors and anyone who cares about schools.
Slave to the Stories
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You set the price! Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Disop, a young writer plagued by delusions that command him to write till he dies. Until a young violinist catches his eye just long enough to take his mind off writing. His mental hallucinations still bother him, but can he resist their nagging, threatening, and sometimes begging long enough to keep him out of the life of being a slave to writing?
iSad
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Price: Free! Words: 630. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012 by Coyotes Publishing. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
iSad is a collection of poems that Kennie wrote while being sad and depressed.
Clueless in Seattle: A Tiny Mystery You Can Solve
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Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
A tiny mystery you can solve in five minutes: Kara receives an incriminating photo on her cell phone. Has her boyfriend been cheating right under her nose? A short-short story, about 500 words.
Grasslands
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Price: Free! Words: 28,700. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Through H-shaped windows. My name is Broken. I fix things. It's what I do.
The Blessings of God
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Price: Free! Words: 21,070. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / New Testament
Are the best things that happen to you blessings from God? The Bible is specific about what things are really blessings from God. Yet blessings in the Old Testament are different from blessings in the New Testament. This book describes the blessings in the Old Testament, and then especially the blessings in the New Testament; these latter blessings are the true blessings from God now.
Aiyela the Space Gypsy Meets Yasha the Space Noble
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Series: Aiyela the Space Gypsy, Epi. 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Life is tough when you're a fourteen year old girl. It's even tougher when a quick joyride in your mom's spaceship leaves you stranded light-years from home. But with the help of a well connected space Lord, Aiyela might have a big push in the right direction. If only she only she can land a job, land her ship without exploding, and generally not embarrass herself.
The Starry Message
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Price: Free! Words: 103,720. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Revised Edition: When Professor Paul Woodbridge receives a call from Contessa Antonietta Floridiana, she queries, “Suppose Galileo wrote a secret encoded message at the end of his life. Would the professor perhaps be able to decode it?” The quest for the solution to The Starry Message will lead the pair on a search across Italy that is destined to profoundly alter the course of humankind.
The Franglais Cat
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You set the price! Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
For anyone who likes France, felines and a bit of nonsense, the story explores an unlikely entente catiale between two super-savvy felines francais and a clueless British moggy. Le billion dollar question is: will this new love in last? First in a series of aventures across France.
Do You Face These Culture Challenges In Your Company or Team?
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Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Motivational
Do You Face These Culture Challenges In Your Company or Team?
Scourged Land Book I: Arrisal, Chapter I
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Price: Free! Words: 4,390. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
King’s War has broken out in the Southlands. As Solomon Baal ravages what remains, a demented tribal chief guides his band of struggling refugees to make camp within the ruins of Elm City. But obstructing their path ahead is Riverstein Forest, where dwells 1,000 ravenous hellhounds admitted into the mortal realm by the cosmic force of the abyss.
Adverse Camber
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Price: Free! Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
On their perilous drive home from a New Year's Eve celebration, through swirling snow and much the worse for drink, a couple are caught in a near-fatal accident. Out of the blizzard appears a figure to help them. But his story will change their lives forever.
What To Do When You Hate Your Job
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Price: Free! Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
How to Free Yourself from day-to-day Career Pain or Job Dissatisfaction--and Find a Job You'll Really Love...Guaranteed.
The Old Mansion
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Price: Free! Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(3.80 from 5 reviews)
A short story of two young girls and a boy that set out on an adventure to discover elves.
Vivid Scribe Collected Features volume 2
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Price: Free! Words: 15,660. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
A second volume of pop culture themed feature articles from Vivid Scribe, plus an all new essay written especially for this book.
The Neutral
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Price: Free! Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dirmac Nor is the Neutral, a rare creature who is a natural psycho-detective. He and his assistant, Clem Wilson, go to the remaining Earth Colony, to find out what is causing their communities to revolt and self-destruct. What they find tells them the Empress Empire is in big trouble. The Neutral is an old short story I wrote, intending it to be the first of a Sherlock Holmes in space series.
A Story About You
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Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
(4.90 from 20 reviews)
As you will see, this story is a story about you. Deal with this however you like. It’s really no one’s business but your own. But first, maybe take a second and write down the exact date and time, right to the exact minute. Maybe hurry, and capture this trophy while you still can. I can't promise you that you’ll regret it if you don’t. But do I really sound like I’m *guessing*?
The Family Reunion: A Fictional Family Portrait of Not-So-Real Family Members
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Price: Free! Words: 13,650. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012 by Hidden Brook Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Family Reunion has been described as the Walton family meets Stephen Leacock. It is a collection of vignettes and character sketches woven together around a family reunion. Put your feet up and be ready to chuckle – A light read for the whole family.