Island Paradise
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Price: Free! Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
John and Julia went to a small island to relax. But an old pirate risen from a long sleep and some spiders have a different idea.
The Land Never Promised
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Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Earth has been invaded. The few human survivors live in ghettoes, constantly guarded by brutal overseers. One young man finds a sense of purpose as a smuggler. He also uses this activity to distract himself from the terrifying uncertainty regarding humanity’s final fate. That, and the feeling that the invaders have some specific and sinister purpose for him that has yet to be revealed…
Out Of The Darkness Into The Light
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Price: Free! Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
(5.00 from 1 review)
I was raised in a middle-class home in the 50's and early 60's. I was taken to church, given a bible and watched Evangelist Billy Graham on TV, yet the gospel message never penetrated my heart. It took a divorce, drugs, alcohol, living an immoral life style and a near death experience to send me on my search for God and the meaning to life.
The Deed of the Monkeys: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 2,410. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
At a quiet restaurant in an unnamed city a man and a woman sit across from each other. She is distraught. He is quickly drunk. Neither can stop thinking of what they've just seen - a deed so brutal, so terrible as to leave the woman in tears. Was it a moment of meaningless urban violence or was it something more?
Relationship or Rights (sermon)
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Price: Free! Words: 7,860. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Sermons / Christian
Would you rather be Right, or would you rather have Relationship? Hurt people hurt others, without even realising. We have no power really to stop painful things happening in our life. We do have the choice how we respond. Relationship conflicts reveal our heart attitude. (Audio Transcript of a sermon)
October Horror: Musings on Horror Movies
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Price: Free! Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012 by Goblinbrook Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
If you have a love for horror movies--for turning off the lights and curling up on the sofa with a bowl of popcorn and a cozy blanket and something frightening on the TV--then you'll want to read "October Horror". The author loves horror movies, too, and spent at least 8,000 words writing about his favorites (and his least favorites). There's humor, and maybe even some insights...maybe.
Dice, Drink, and Ghosts
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Price: Free! Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
''It is a barely describable thing, to feel what a gambler feels. A man of gambling cares not, not really, for shiny jewels or sparkling riches. He is a man of sentiment. He is a man who does not want, but longs to feel.'' Returning to the age of the Restoration, Jake Murphy celebrates this Halloween season with a tale about gambling with ghosts in Charles II's bankrupt and drunken England.
There Shouldn't Be Elves In Hammertown
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Price: Free! Words: 9,500. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the small dwarven city of Hammertown, far from the front lines of the war between elves and the rest of the civilized world, Private Investigator Sebastion Locke has discovered a dirty little elven secret. A secret that could turn the tide of the war. If it doesn't destroy him and his beloved city first!
Red Sky at Dawn
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Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Another short prologue to a tale in The Highlands Trilogy by John Thoumire
How Do I Find a Recruiter
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Price: Free! Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Legal
Scarcity of jobs and the apprehension that you may not find one makes people rush into the office of the first available or recommended recruiter and later find that, in their misguided haste, they have ended up in a job, they’d rather not be in.
Spyglass a salvação de Rough Towers
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Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Spyglass a salvação de Rough Towers fala-nos do jovem Gerard que ao lado da sua mãe, líder da resistência, liberta as Rough Towers das mãos de Madhoc que planeava um golpe contra a Rainha de Inglaterra, devolvendo-as assim aos seus habitantes, bem como a paz que outrora existia, e deitando por terra o plano de matar a Rainha Vitória.
A Day in a Life in After World: Brach
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Price: Free! Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
This is the third in a series of short stories based in the same world as the book series A Life in After World. Instead of telling the life story of one character, these stories tell the story of one day in the life of a person in After World. The stories should be able to stand alone but together they tell of a bigger story.
The Mayor
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Price: Free! Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The first ever Mayoral election is about to take place in Seagull City. Can Cecil Sneezebottom win against all hope? Can he control the egos of the rabid city councillors? What will he do about the Mall Rats who plague the city shopping centre? These stories and more bound energetically from the page in this vignette that will enthral you from Redfern Station all the way to Circular Quay.
Karamojo Bell
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Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Walter "Karamojo" Bell spent half his life hunting in Africa, and made a fortune from the ivory trade.
Everybody Knows Not to Ever Go Wishing at the Oak
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Price: Free! Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
A narrative poem in iambic trimeter. At the urging of a witch a man makes a wish by a magical tree for the love of a woman. Do wishes really come true?
Bird Season
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Price: Free! Words: 9,770. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Inspired by true accounts of one of the world’s most unusual competitions, this story describes the efforts of two young men driven by a lifetime in opposition to each other. Both are determined to win at any cost, motivated by the same precious prize. One seeks only to possess her … and the other loves her.
Black Water
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Price: Free! Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Davis is on the run from the law. Wounded, he decides to hide in the abandoned oil town of Black Water.
Harvest
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Price: Free! Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
These are short poems about a pumpkin salesman. The poems cover his travels and the people he encounters.
Ten Titillating Tales
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You set the price! Words: 12,080. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
10 short tales of horror to keep you up at night.
Annika's Christmas
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Price: Free! Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Eight year old Annika wants to do her part to help an underprivileged child have a Merry Christmas. But, when circumstances force her to make the toughest decision of her young life, what will she do? Annika's Christmas is a heart warming holiday story the whole family will enjoy. Merry Christmas.