The Charles Whitman Sampler
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Price: Free! Words: 15,340. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A free 15,000 word collection of short stories ranging from the strange to the absurd, The Charles Whitman Sampler features five darkly comedic and satirical tales about blind dates gone wrong, mobsters extorting money for overdue library books, one man's doom, espionage of the far-flung future, and the occasional "charming" Christmas story.
The Grub and the Man from Firestone Ranch
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Price: Free! Words: 12,650. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
The Grub and his friends are on a mission to find the best waves along the east coast of Australia, but they’re not the only ones heading to the sleepy seaside town of Cromer: Cracking Crazy Christo has escaped from Firestone Ranch. After a storm destroys their tents and they sleep in the lighthouse, Christo takes revenge for being locked out of his refuge and tries to smoke them out.
The Curious Casebook of Oscar Garcia
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Price: Free! Words: 15,130. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
a collection of short tales concerning the cases of detective Oscar Garcia and his partner Jose regarding missing persons and homicide cases in the jurisdiction of Madrid, none of which seem to follow the normal course of police investigation. Cover by Thomas Softley
Deception: The Truth Lies Beneath
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Price: Free! Words: 9,460. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Hannah Evans is promoted to Executive Assistant at Orgasmic Creations becoming the envy of all employees throughout the company. Her need for power and greed is leading her down to a path of destruction. Lies and deceit seems to be what is keeping the company abreast. How far will you go to keep your lies a secret? Everyone has a secret that will accompany them in their graves.
The Spirit of Caledonia
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Price: Free! Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(4.00 from 1 review)
With her husband lost at sea, Shelia's faith is all she has to cling to in their little home of Caledonia. Deep inside she prays that somehow she will see him again, that the sea will bring back what it took from her long ago. But when her prayers are answered, it's not at all what she expected.
Maria
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Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: Polish. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Moje marzenie o idealnym tangu.
Mars Squared Equals Earth: An Essay
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You set the price! Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geography
A brief description on how to bring the world back to a healthier antediluvian state through terraforming the surface. The science fiction or supposition that existed about Mars in the last century or two is the model.
The Mayor's Tale
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Price: Free! Words: 6,350. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(4.00 from 1 review)
'There was nothing in the Market Hampden fire brigade manual about getting dentists out of trees... ' Funny, touching, surreal and entertaining, this is one of a series of lively tales exposing the surprising and sometimes outrageous private life of an English market town. Welcome to Market Hampden, the lily of the south-east Midlands!
Elder Grendish
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Price: Free! Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young girl finds more than she expected on a family vacation to the Florida shore.
Journey of a Flyer to an Aeroplane
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You set the price! Words: 600. Language: British English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
How did a flyer evolve into an aeroplane? This story describes its journey and deepest emotions before, during and after its transformation.
Did You Never Dream of Flying?
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Series: The Second Realm, 4.3. Price: Free! Words: 10,580. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Atla's training was far from complete when he was recruited by Pevan to help her rescue her brother. Now he's got to find a safe route through the Second Realm to the Court of the Children of the Wild, and along for the trip is Chag Van Raighan, still the most wanted man in the First Realm.
Not the Same Anymore
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Price: Free! Words: 600. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » War
Adelphie Montalavo lives in a world of war and hate. Life is not fair and to her the enemy are her equals. This is the thing that endangers her life. She is not afraid of death. She is not afraid to fight. She is afraid that she will see others die because she could not save them, and this could very well be her undoing. A story by an 11 year old Sarah Maloney
I Wanted To Tell You
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Price: Free! Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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No one can ever understand what it means for a child to see his/her Dad behind bars, the best one can do is to relate. I Wanted To Tell You, is written by a boy twelve years later after his Dad was imprisoned-and he hopes that his Dad would find it somewhere in his heart to forgive him for all those years he never visited him. He also has something important he's always wanted to tell his Dad.
My Undead Dad
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Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(5.00 from 1 review)
The heartwarming tale of a boy who must learn to accept his father, now that his father's become an undead living corpse.
Traces in Clay
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You set the price! Words: 10,450. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
You only thought your high school was hard! Well, things could have been worse. Did you ever consider trying to learn school subjects in a foreign language? Traces In Clay features some students' personalities from one class at an international school in Korea. Here you will find touching stories and unforgettable personalities combined into a teacher's last lesson.
Helium Heart
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Price: Free! Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
SHORT STORY A young man must face the first real tragedy in his life, the loss of his best friend.
Blue Ice
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Price: Free! Words: 840. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Blue Ice is a little book that contains poems about bitter sweet love.
Curiosity: The Mars Rover
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Price: Free! Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate
Curiosity is searching for life on Mars. Unfortunately for the little Mars Rover, he finds more life than he knows what to do with.
Inspiring Words for Ambitious Hearts
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Price: Free! Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
INSPIRING WORDS FOR AMBITIOUS HEARTS is a collection of poems and prose poems that readily spark hope and motivation in the minds of its readers. From lines elucidating the meanings of self-discovery, holidays & friendship to deliberate lines oozing insights on wisdom, school days and revealing religious experiences, the chapbook features the kind of poetry that instructs the youth, edifies young
Emily Macintosh, Ghostbuster
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Price: Free! Words: 6,560. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal
Trying to prove she's not a coward like her father gets Emily into all kinds of trouble. This is a ghost story for nine to thirteen year olds.