The Hall of the Betrayed
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Price: Free! Words: 4,890. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short SciFi story about a battle in outer space. Lestari is a fighter pilot trying frantically to protect the people he loves. But not everything is as it seems and soon forces beyond his control will force him to make a choice.
Uppe på berget
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Price: Free! Words: 10,700. Language: Swedish. Published: November 4, 2012 by Norrköpings Stadsbibliotek. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
En pojke och hans hund ger sig ut på fjället för att leta efter en bortsprungen valp. A boy and his dog take to the mountains to look for a lost puppy.
Khatchkar - le croci di pietra
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Price: Free! Words: 1,190. Language: Italian. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
Nella prima decade del XX secolo ancora prima del grande olocausto della seconda guerra mondiale, si compie un altro genocidio che coinvolge piu' di un milione di Armeni. In questo primo racconto dei sei proposti su altre vicende incredibili, si intreccia la storia del XX secolo con le vicende miracolose di S.Gregorio Armeno, che nel 301 a.c. aveva convertito il re pagano Tiridate III.
Three Mangoes
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Price: Free! Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A teenage girl hawking mangoes on the streets of Lagos has only one goal: to raise enough money to pay her examination fees. Her short, but colorful journey turns out to be an adventure, and a brief glimpse into the lives of her customers. Of particular note, are the customers who purchase the last three yellow mangoes.
Cinnamon, Cayenne and Fire
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Price: Free! Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Beau knows the town thinks his grandfather Leon is crazy. Leon doesn't help that fact by claiming to be Ponce de Leon while manning the counter of his liquor store, The Fountain. But crazy to outsiders is just life to Beau, who for as long as he can remember has been following his grandfather into the Louisiana swamps and looking for the right place to set their fires.
The Economics of a Storm
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Series: Economics Simply Put. Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
What happens when a major storm barrels through an area? In addition to the tragedy of loss of life and loss of property that accompanies so many of these storms, we also see shortages and cries of price gauging. In this short work on the topic, Catherine lays out her argument for why price gauging is not evil, and that artificially maintaining low prices in a crisis situation is not virtuous.
The secret life of Jodie book 2: Gifted
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Price: Free! Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(1.00 from 1 review)
Jelina has finally left Jodie and Mel alone. Or has she? Will Jodie and Mel have to fight agian? Talluah has been born a vampire and Jodie finds something that she never knew about herself...
The Arbiter and the Mummy's Curse
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Price: Free! Words: 14,850. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Welcome to The Shadowedge of San Francisco, a reality alongside the human one, but only accessed by those with power. It holds vampires, fae, witches and more; some good, some evil. Follow the adventures of Cecily Madden, the newest Arbiter, as she tries to keep murdering, scheming Others in line while keeping her family and friends in the dark about what she really does for a living.
The Wrong House
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Price: Free! Words: 13,750. Language: American English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
(3.00 from 1 review)
"I walked in the house. A feeling of uneasiness swept over me, like something wasn't right..." When Annabelle Garamond moves to her new house, she knows something is up. Worse, when her mother is murdered, she's determined to find the killer.
A menina que viu Deus
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Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Concepts / Colors
Este é um livro sobre como uma avó ensina à sua neta a idéia de Deus.
Chisel Hedgehog Book 1 Search for the Past
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Price: Free! Words: 10,970. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates
Summary: An awful mistake begins a summer-long crazy, great, and tragic adventure to search for clues to solve a mystery, and pure optimism in spirit and song maintains hope for forgiveness and success. Chisel’s whole summer will turn out to be one perilous adventure after another, in places like the jungles of Volcano Island, The Haunted Woods, Look Around Mountain, and The Cave of the Tooth.
Maij-- (The Board Short Story Series)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
After landing a secretarial position for The Board, Sanaa finally feels as if her life is on the right track. But then she meets Maij, a charming young man who makes her smile, and she knows her life is about to change. But whether it's for better or for worse, she has no idea.
Everyone Needs a Voice
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Price: Free! Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Sexual Abuse
A gentle, short tale to encourage children to ask for help after experiencing abuse, bullying, or other trauma. Can be read by the child alone, with a parent, or in conjunction with classroom discussion. The story has been read in elementary schools in Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, and Oklahoma to assist in identifying students in need of abuse counseling—and to help them reclaim their voices.
The Christmas Singing Show
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Price: Free! Words: 440. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Stories in Verse
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a lovely book about two "premises managers" as it is now politically correct to call them, and how they love singing in the school that they work in. It has some lovely hand drawn illustrations in it, and it was written with love.
Seeds of the Soul (a fantasy short story: prequel to Water Witch)
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Price: Free! Words: 7,490. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Sometimes to save a world, you must destroy it. The witches of Etlantium are charged with keeping the children of Liliah safe, but when an oracle accuses the ruler of seeking to destroy his own city through civil war, there is only one witch brave enough to do what must be done.
The Switch – A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Michael came from old money, but when he married Rita, his parents disapproved and cut him off from the family wealth. With his beautiful wife and their three children, Michael never regrets what he lost -- until Rita is diagnosed with breast cancer and he doesn’t have health insurance. Michael hatches a desperate plan to fund Rita’s life-saving treatments and exact revenge against his family.
Redemption – A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Ben Hawkins blames his father for a psychologically abusive childhood and for triggering his mother’s suicide. The two men have been estranged for years. But when Ben is falsely accused of murder, he has no other option than to turn to his father, a retired homicide detective, for help. As Ben languishes in jail, the noose growing tighter, his father desperately searches for the real killer.
Story 2: The Talking Pupils
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. This publisher attempted to edit them with a more modern format, including punctuation and styling, to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Story 1: Examination for the Post of Guardian Angel
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. This publisher attempted to edit them with a more modern format, including punctuation and styling, to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Azin
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Price: Free! Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Azin’s village of Defra Elves is far from perfect, with the unique magic of Defra bound to their emotions some mistakes are understandable. But as the target of one particularly evil Fire Defra Azin cannot help but feel the village has been too understanding of his actions. Given the option to end his life by Fang, a wolf seeking help of a Beast Defra, Azin must choose between family and justice