Nature Abhors a Vacuum
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Series: The Aielund Saga, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 209,330. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Aiden Wainwright was the son of a wagon maker in a small country town where nothing interesting ever happened, until a chance encounter with a strange relic changed him forever. His resourcefulness and courage are put to the test when he travels to a nearby town and finds the place on the brink of disaster. Aiden must marshal his limited resources to aid the town and uncover the villains.
I Cannot Protect Her, Ever Again
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Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is not a happy, feel-good message of American solidarity. This is a deeply thought out, painful journey through an author's mind and heart. We write stories that are meant to frighten people... when the Twin Towers fell, when 9/11 became a "thing" and not just another day on the calendar, all of those make-believe monsters lost their steam.
Twin Souls
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Series: Twin Souls Saga, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 109,080. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Uriah and Claire have grown up hearing the stories of their tribe. Neither one believed in them, but when Claire is poisoned and those same myths and legends spring to life. Along with reality, Uriah's commitment to Claire is tested when the tribal shaman tells him the only way to save Claire's life involves giving her up to another man, a man chosen to be her eternal Twin Soul before birth.
The Corpse King
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Price: Free! Words: 12,490. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Sixty years before the events of ELEGY: Book One of the Arbiter Codex, a young Arbiter named D'Arden Tal and his mentor, Havox Khaine, venture into a strange kingdom on the edge of nowhere. Within the borders of this nameless land lie horrors beyond imagining, and a monarch named THE CORPSE KING. For fans of Robert E. Howard, Karl Edward Wagner and Andrzej Sapkowski.
Freaks of Greenfield High
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Series: Freaks, Book One. Price: Free! Words: 73,140. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Freaks of Greenfield High: Jay's a teenage cyborg on the run from a covert organization intent on using her as a weapon. But Jay's evolving, and she's experiencing human emotions for the very first time. So when she's forced to hide out at a small-town high school, the unthinkable happens: she falls in love. (Currently optioned for TV by Cream Drama, Inc.)
Austin Preparedness Guide
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Price: Free! Words: 8,600. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Safety and first aid
City of Austin Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management preparedness guide for residents of Austin, Texas. Designed to address natural and man-made hazards most likely to affect Central Texas
Kidnapping Madam President
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Price: Free! Words: 8,290. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » African
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a cloak & dagger, secret mission to rescue Madam President in Cairo, after her airplane was attacked on the runway by terrorists and she was held hostage in a grand house.
After the Call
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Price: Free! Words: 31,760. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
So you are called and purposed of God. What do you do next? Why does life seem more challenging now that you know you have purpose? How do you connect your present with your future? By entwining the life of Moses with her own personal experience, author Ruth Griffin reveal the depth of God’s love and his original design for you, challenging you to obey God and reap his rewards.
Critique Circle
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Price: Free! Words: 620. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
This is a Flash Fiction (500 words) story offering a humorous insight to a writer's critique circle where work is shared and constructive comments made.
Tea. Drums And Speed
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Price: Free! Words: 8,620. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Six short stories offering a surprising range of topics, this little group sets out to make the reader think a little. They range from deliberate rumour-spreading, the tale of a 1960s pop band, the interesting world of a vicar's wife and her sisters and a sporting tale. Add in a couple of other very short works and the whole becomes worthy of its description – 'thought-provoking'.
Train to Nowhere
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Price: Free! Words: 11,610. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Dusty Robbins lost everything. Packing everything he owned in a duffel bag, he heads out of town on foot,to find his life. He soon discovers the love of his life and an existence he can only imagine in his dreams; He takes the road to nowhere and finds he has ended somewhere. This is a life changing story of love and perseverance.
Ambrose, Prince of Wessex; Trader of Kiev.
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Series: The Ambrose Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 89,560. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A young prince of Wessex is captured by Viking raiders. He and his friends manage to escape captivity in Denmark, and begin an epic journey to Norway and then Sweden. The rest of the story is loosely based on the Primary Russian Chronicles. There, they join a Viking expedition to conquer Novgorod, and, within a year, they travel down the mighty Dnieper river to settle in Kiev.
Escaping Fate
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Series: Escaping Fate, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 59,940. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Turning sixteen should mean driving and dating, not certain death. Strange dreams of a young girl being led to her death haunt Arrabella's dreams every night. Arrabella begs help from her grandfather, the only person who knows the truth behind the dreams. He warns her that if she takes the first step toward unraveling the mystery she can't go back. Arrabella won't stop until she knows the truth.
All Geeked Up
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Price: Free! Words: 67,390. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
From their humble beginnings as inventors of a handheld device with basic mind control capabilities, the tech-folk behind World Weary Avengers, Incorporated moved on to develop such gadgets as one capable of recording an individual's very personality and replaying it back into another person. Only a small group of testers stand between these audacious inventors and your very soul.
Japanese in Depth vol.1
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Price: Free! Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is vol.1 of the collection of monthly columns contributed to The Daily Yomiuri, Japan's nationwide English newspaper. It amusingly illustrates how mindsets are different between English and Japanese. It's an eye opener for English as well as Japanese.
Viewmaster
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Price: Free! Words: 91,570. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
1 human day = 7 dog days = 14 tourist days. This is the philosophy that undergirds the comic novel 'Viewmaster'. Roy, recovering alcoholic & proprietor of Golden Rules B & B in San Francisco, is shaken & stirred by a mix of tourists, dogs & even a human being or two that will break your balls & your heart. If life were a cocktail his would be the love child of Molotov & Shirley Temple.
Andrew and the Quest of Orion's Belt (Rise of the Fallen)
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Series: Andrew And the Quest of Orion's Belt, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 77,080. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Beyond this point is a magical world full of shadows, Twiskers, Brittlewambers, giant, moldy Mushrooms, dragon fireflies, Barnacles, scabs, elves, evil trees, fallen stars, captive kingdoms, living wind, and dreadful darkness. Only brave individuals should, dare, to read this book. As for myself, I'm brave. I'm not afraid of the dark. Except for when it's dark, of course. Ahem. ENTER AT YOUR RISK.
Jasmine Windows and Red Leaves
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Price: Free! Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Sagira knew he was not from here. He was a creature from the fiery planes, from the sunless valleys of flame that she had only seen in her dreams. Why was he here? Jasmine Windows and Red Leaves is a supernatural short story following the heroic journey of a Bast's quest to save a child's life.
I Love You
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Price: Free! Words: 16,610. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
“I love you.” These are words we have all said to many, various people in our lives: our parents, our brothers, our friends, our lovers. But what do they really mean? Patrick is in a better position than most to know. He married his teenage sweetheart and has spent a long, happy life with her; now near the end, he finds himself looking back and contemplating their meaning.
Dragon Dreams (The Chronicles of Shadow and Light)
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Series: The Chronicles of Shadow and Light, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 86,830. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A prophecy of murder. An elf hunted by dragons. One man that risks everything to save her.