A War Story
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Price: Free! Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Short story set during World War II
The Ex-Pacifist
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Price: Free! Words: 85,090. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sixteen year old Vera Matsumoto is no longer a pacifist. She just killed a man. Sure it was an act of self defense, and sure he really had it coming, but that isn't going to cut it with her cousin, the Emperor of the Blackwatch Empire, or the people of her home world. She’s broken rule one of the three cardinal rules of the Matsumoto Dynasty.
The Titanic Plan
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Price: Free! Words: 126,910. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
TRUE: 100 years ago J. Pierpont Morgan and a group of bankers and financiers took direct control of the American economy. 100 years ago radical firebrands were conspiring to create a workers revolution. 100 years ago the American government was paralyzed by a bitter political struggle. 100 years ago a great ship sank on her maiden voyage. They said it was an accident. They were wrong.
Hummus
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Price: Free! Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Seventeen-year-old Sonny Gossage is infatuated with Naomi Shamir, the Israeli woman who lives down the street. He wants romance; all she can offer is a plate of hummus and occaisional babysitting job.
Cattails are Made for Swatting: Clan Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Girl awakes to find a strange new cat in her house. The old cat isn’t much fun but she tells great stories! Will Girl learn anything from her experience or is she doomed to repeat the mistakes of the past? She is in for a rude awakening as she discovers what being a real cat is like! For the first time, Girl explores her past and the history of her clan.
Days Go By (Cities of the Dead)
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Price: Free! Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
The zombie apocalypse has spread throughout America, and in the little river town of Bridgeport, Pennsylvania, Ralph McGuire spends his days breaking into homes, avoiding the undead and waiting for his dad to come home. This is the 2nd story in the series.
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My Digital Overlords
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Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. Price: Free! Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It's just so plausible.
What If
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Price: Free! Words: 59,300. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Heather MacIntosh fled her beloved country of Scotland to escape the disastrous memories of the loss of her fiancé, Ian Sutherland. After arriving at the central coast of California, she sees him. That is improbable, impossible. Is this ghost Ian, a result of her guilt or someone who bears a strong resemblance? Or is her mind in danger? Heather has to know.
Trapped
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Price: Free! Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A short story about a man trapped in a strange prison. By Kris Shamloo.
The Seventh Mountain
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Series: Chronicles of a Magi, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 97,540. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Imagine you're an ordinary twelve year-old boy. The next thing you know, you're in the Seventh Mountain, an academy where students are trained as warriors, practical jokes are not just tolerated but encouraged, and the game of choice is a massive, four team version of capture the flag on horseback. Mark is a Magi- called to join others like himself to battle the evil of Benrah.
416
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Price: Free! Words: 29,480. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
(4.71 from 7 reviews)
Every story is exactly 416 words long. They are all horror. They are all fantastic. Trust but verify. There has never been an anthology like this. A special Halloween treat. Inspired by Authonomy's contest and my genius, "416" is a unique collection of horror short shorts. You could do a lot worse than spend a few hours reading these beauties.
My Half of The Story
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Price: Free! Words: 850. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Grace knows more about calming me than I’ll ever learn, even when she’s brusque or bluntly demands order I still can find it weirdly comforting, though I take it from no other. She knows what I need and now it seems she knows a lot more.
兰德报告 与中国的冲突 RAND Conflict With China
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Price: Free! Words: 290. Language: Chinese. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
本文由美国军方提供支持,兰德公司研究表明:随着中国的崛起,美国可能与中国在中国周边地区发生冲突,但是如果美国能保持威慑,则美中发生大规模冲突的几率不大。本文分析了美中冲突的前景、后果和威慑战略。由“译者”志愿翻译小组翻译,未经原作者审校。
The Weekly Opposites
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Price: Free! Words: 460. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - English (insert language book was written in)
This workbook is for English Language Learners at the beginner level who are interested in improving their vocabulary for basic opposites. Additionally, English Language Learners will be able to practice working on sentence development and spelling. This workbook can also be used as a supplemental classroom text for students at the beginner level. It's best downloaded as a pdf.
Circuit Oct-Dec 2011
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Price: Free! Words: 7,240. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011 by Image Lab. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
Circuit is the comprehensive exhibition listing for West Australian contemporary art galleries and museums published quarterly.
The Adventures of Anna of Waverly Manor
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Price: Free! Words: 29,690. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Anna, a ghost witch, lives in the attic of Waverly Manor with two ghosts, Boo and Tomfoolery. They don't like humans and frighten away everyone who tries to live there... ...until Jackie moves in with her parents. (For ages 7 and up)
Bah, Humbug! (A Romantic Comedy Christmas Novella)
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Price: Free! Words: 26,830. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Lexi's kids love the Jared Strong novels, written by Kyle, who beheads a snowman to hide his villain’s ‘weapon’ inside. Unfortunately, the snowman was for Lexi’s TV show. Can there be more than unlikely friendship for a woman afraid to get close and a man with childhood shadows? Families join together and hearts are healed as this couple goes walking in a winter wonderland.
The Other Slipper
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Price: Free! Words: 88,190. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
(3.46 from 13 reviews)
When Jo finds a lone glass slipper on the night of the royal ball, she realises that there is more to the seemingly ordinary object than meets the eye. Searching for its owner, she is led to the palace where the princess sets her on a journey that thrusts her into an unexpected world of magic and illusions.
From Adversity to Leadership
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Price: Free! Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A short tale of how from a bad start in life, with a bit of help from fate, great things can be achieved.
The River
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Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
On January 12, 1998, writer Mariellen Ward found her mother's body. She had died in the night of heart failure. The River is a free e-story about how the lilting waters of India's most sacred river helped her heal from the irreconcilable loss.