The Christmas Ornament
Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
What happens when a century-old ornament breaks one Christmas Eve, and its mysterious contents reveal a shocking, dark family secret? One young man's devastation learning about the horrible secret and his own unhappiness drives him to the end of his rope. But one visit to the local cemetery in order to battle his inner demons and confront his family's dark heritage will change his life forever.
A Memory Of Long Ago By Julius
Series: The journey of three children, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 910. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a story of Julius before the events of The Boy called Jason. Introducing the background of Julius.
Priceless
Series: LiBREttO, Story #2. Price: Free! Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013 by Little Pig Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A gang of art thieves is running rampage around the world, stealing contemporary paintings from galleries, museums and private collections. International police forces are baffled. To make matters worse the criminals are developing a taste for murder. As events unfold through the pages of the British national press, the outcome is more bizarre than anyone could have imagined.
TV Monsters
Price: Free! Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mashups, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
If you like stories told in verse, this book is for you. If you like slightly odd, mysterious tales featuring kids, aliens, and and delightful grandfathers, this book is for you. Most of all, if you have ever had the sneaking suspicion while watching television that something is just not right, that perhaps there is someone on the other side of that screen watching you watch- this book is for you.
A Portrait of Tragedy (Chapter 1)
Series: A Portrait of Tragedy, Chapter 1. Price: Free! Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Judy and her husband Lace move from their countryside mansion (abounding in luxurious amenities) to a studio apartment with very few conveniences. Exhibiting a basic lifestyle, there are clues in the couple’s routine which suggest the story is set in a futuristic time period. Lace accommodates his wife’s requests during the arduous move, while Judy’s animosity poses difficulty and challenge.
A Portrait of Tragedy (Chapter 2)
Series: A Portrait of Tragedy, Chapter 2. Price: Free! Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Time travel, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Beyond his marital disputes, Lace has greater issues troubling him. He’s recently returned from work, where he serves as an emergency response rescuer. His wife Judy has become less agreeable to his extreme occupation. As the two face opposing conflict, details emerge involving the couple’s unusual outside environment.
A Portrait of Tragedy (Chapter 3)
Series: A Portrait of Tragedy, Chapter 3. Price: Free! Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Christian » Futuristic
Lace is an emergency responder to a world periled by tribulations, and understands the harsh situation he’ll be transported into when leaving his future era of New Millennium. An approaching monster, mechanical in design, is the cause of horrendous earthquakes in a major downtown metropolis. The violent tremors Lace runs from are a mere glimpse into this creation’s full destructive capabilities.
A Portrait of Tragedy (Chapter 4)
Series: A Portrait of Tragedy, Chapter 4. Price: Free! Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Lace is trapped in the past. Seeking the device that will return him to his own time, he must visit with powerful leaders who reign under the control of a world tyrant. His hunt directs him to estates teeming with armed guards, hellish creatures, and frenzied grounds keepers. With a band of guardians with him on his journey, Lace has more than himself to look out for.
A Portrait of Tragedy (Chapter 5)
Series: A Portrait of Tragedy, Chapter 5. Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
To solve the disappearance of his fellow teammates, Lace delves into the shadowy world he’s been appointed to visit (as a humble ambassador). In recent dealings his passive work ethics have slipped. His employer waits to address these uncharacteristic issues, as Lace returns to his own era to face the most powerful ruler of all.
A Portrait of Tragedy (Chapter 6)
Series: A Portrait of Tragedy, Chapter 6. Price: Free! Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Anthologies, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
With Lace’s marriage nearing disaster, will the work duties his wife Judy disapproves of be the cause of devastation? Or will the couple’s relationship end more tragically? Fueled by selfish emotions, Judy’s volatile decisions cause unexpected results. Discover the story’s unique twist in this final chapter to the couple’s marriage.
Kishan And The Song Of Krishna
Price: Free! Words: 72,600. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013 by Atmajyothi Satsang. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Yoga
Stories on 108 selected Shlokas of the Bhagavad Gita. The purpose of this book is to communicate the spiritual truths that Lord Krishna speaks about in the Bhagavad Gita in a simple way, that a child can understand through stories.
Marshall: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 9,590. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Marshall, a former gang member and new father is struggling to make ends meet with the love of his life Sarah. After he's fired from his a job an opportunity to make some extra money surfaces when he meets an old friend, the only problem is that it involve's stealing money from a Government program. When things take a turn for the worst Marshall is faced with a life-changing decision.
Seventh Mark - Part 1
Series: The Hidden Secrets Saga, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 30,790. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Like most teenagers, Rouge is trying to figure out who she is and what she wants to be. When a terrible incident happens just before school starts, Rouge is determined to get to the bottom of it. No matter the cost.
Our Doggie Desserts
You set the price! Words: 11,240. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Baking, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Cookies
75 Easy Healthy Treat Recipes for your Dog. Including Jerky and Party Planning Tips
McCullock's Gold
Price: Free! Words: 86,960. Language: Australian English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
McCullock’s gold is an Australian murder mystery set on the northern edge of the Simpson Desert. There’s an abandoned 4x4, its missing driver, some missing gold, some bad guys and some bodies - plus a smart-arse Aboriginal mechanic who helps the local bush copper solve it all, while at the same time trying not to divulge any of the sensitive cultural information lying at the heart of the affair.
Through a Tangled Wood
Price: Free! Words: 62,020. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
A variety of writers come together to twist traditional fairy tales into unusual and mysterious stories. From Beauty and the Beast, to Hansel and Gretel, to the Ugly Duckling, these stories will be sure to pull you into a fantastical world of princes, romance, and maybe a little science fiction.
A World of Joy
Price: Free! Words: 51,210. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013 by Grey Mouse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(4.86 from 7 reviews)
Brought to you by Grey Mouse Publishing and the authors of ASMSG, A World of Joy is a collection of holiday-themed shorts. It is a Yule-tide celebration of joy, hope, renewal, and love. With stories from multiple holiday traditions, geared towards all audiences, this anthology is meant to infuse the reader with the holiday spirit of good cheer.
B666 Bingo!
Price: Free! Words: 11,040. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Where do you go when you kill someone? Jacob is a nine year old boy who looks like he's six. But age doesn't matter when you are in a game for your soul and the Devil is pulling the balls. A nudist horror short story written to challenge everything you believe in. My work is often misunderstood. If you have questions, please ask.
The Last Reptilian War: Part 1 - The Four Galaxies At War
Series: The Last Reptilian War. Price: Free! Words: 174,660. Language: American English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Three young men from Earth, lifelong friends John, Brian and Billy, "kidnapped" into the Galactic military, may have the solution that cancels the superiority of the Dragonoid war machine. However, in this long-lived, technologically advanced and complacent society, they face the opposition of a military and social hierarchy that sees no reason to listen to young and inexperienced junior officers.
Safe Haven
Series: Reacher Short Stories. Price: Free! Words: 10,080. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Isobel is nine years old, she is running with her father and sister, trying to escape the gunfire tearing through the trees. With nowhere else to go they have to somehow make it our of the forest, but can they all make it out alive? Safe Haven is a short companion piece to the novel The Running Game. Set two decades earlier this is the story of where the Reacher girls came from.