The Last Adventure of Dr. Yngve Hogalum
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Series: The Magnetron Chronicles, Volume 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,820. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
In this first novelette of the Magnetron Chronicles series, eccentric Nineteenth Century inventor Phineas J. Magnetron reveals his association with the secretive Hogalum Society. When his mentor and Society founder Dr. Hogalum dies, Phineas embarks on a daring and improbable caper to bring the good doctor's greatest dream to fruition posthumously, thus unearthing a haunting and compelling mystery.
Pirates of the Decian Sea
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Price: Free! Words: 10,710. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
David Tanner arranges for the crew of the Waverunner to transport gold for the royal bank, the failure of which to deliver will land the crew in indentured servitude. However, the notorious pirate, Black Jack Mulligan, has caught word of the half million in gold that the they are carrying. Can David and the Waverunner's crew defeat Mulligan when outnumbered almost four to one?
Lust and Honor
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Price: Free! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
What happens when the best man is handsome, wealthy and charming and is in love — or it is lust — with the woman who is about to marry his best friend? This 12-page story is a prologue to the full length novel, Legacy of the Highlands, which has been described as a page turner and Tom Clancy with romantic sex.
Charlie the cheeky fairy.
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Price: Free! Words: 720. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
Charlie is a cheeky little Fairy who has just gotten her wand and discovered that cheeky fairies mean cheeky wands!
Als goden in Frankrijk
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Price: Free! Words: 1,300. Language: Dutch. Published: June 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Een vrouw vangt een gesprek op tussen twee oude mannen. Zijn ze echt wie ze denkt dat ze zijn?
About a Friend
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Price: Free! Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
“The reason for my life, and the reason for my death. I want you to write about it, I want you to give reason to it Amy. Tell me what reason there is to it all.” A flash fiction about a girl, and what she learns from her friend.
Speak Up
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Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Bailey is painfully shy. "Huh?" is the word she hears most often. But today she must make the choice of speaking up for the first time.
Revived: Part V - Deadwood
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Series: Revived, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 7,170. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Part V - As Smashwords does not allow serializations (my mistake) all future installments after this one can be found here - http://www.kharonpublishing.co.uk/free-ebooks/revived - Revived is a 21 part paranormal serial dealing with immortal feuds and tangled love triangles set in 1652. The entire saga is available to read now in one file.
The Candle Maker's Widow
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Price: Free! Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Candle Maker's Widow is a short story exploring love and loss.
The Life of Saint Enimie. A 13th c text by Bertran de Marseille. Original Translation by Karena Akhavein. A reader's companion for the adventure novel Translatio
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Price: Free! Words: 13,100. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Life of Saint Enimie, a 13th c text by Bertran de Marseille, comes to life as translated by Karena Akhavein, PhD. Fascinating in its own right, this translation serves as a reader's companion for the exciting action adventure Translatio, by Karena Akhavein. Readers can choose to read this fascinating Merovingian princess' life on its' own, or refer back to it while reading Translatio.
Out of Time
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Price: Free! Words: 560. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Most of these poems were written by Marc Ironwood in 2005. He wrote the poem "A Song for Sydney" with his wife. The cover drawing is by Josh's-Art, who has contributed quite a bit of his artwork. Marc also has other books available on Smashwords, mostly contemporary poetry.
Nomadic Divinity
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You set the price! Words: 4,790. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
This collection of poetry explores the idea that searching for a partner is often about a desire to connect with something greater than yourself and/or become aware of an expanded version of yourself, trial-and-errors abound.
Palimpsest
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Price: Free! Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Julius Caesar crossed to Britannia he won the first battle against the elven host, for good Roman iron negates all spells. But then came sunset... Now elves rule the whole world and the day is no more than a two hour interval in the endless twilight, with humans reduced to hunted beasts. But this time they have found a new and utterly potent weapon.
The Magic Meadow
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Price: Free! Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
(5.00 from 1 review)
On a hill surrounded by a meadow of flowers you'll find a poor peasant family. The family is hungry but with no money to buy food what can they do? The flowers in the meadow arent just beautiful, they're magical. Can they help the poor peasants get food yet not be seen in the process?
Remembrance Photo: The Screenplay
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Price: Free! Words: 19,120. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A one hundred fifty-year-old photograph of a dying boy leads a former New Orleans D.A. back to Louisiana when his son is abducted by the sister of a man he falsely convicted of murder.
Tapped
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Price: Free! Words: 780. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
My Round Eight entry in National Public Radio's "Three Minute Fiction" contest. As the rules required, less than 600 words and incorporating this sentence: "She closed the book, placed it on the table, and finally, decided to walk through the door." Tried to balance dialogue and narrative; still looking for that first reader who appreciates characters speaking for themselves, to some degree.
Lent / Elegies
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Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Poems by Nicolette Bethel, published under the nanopress publishing model by ‘A Place Without Dust Nanopress’, established for the purpose by poet Nicolette Bethel and editor Sonia Farmer.
Two Sides Of The Coin
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Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit
(5.00 from 1 review)
Karl Holt is cute. But when he embarrasses Meghan with something he says about her, Meghan finds retaliation in a most unusual way.
Twisted Tales
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Price: Free! Words: 18,870. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
Short, sweet snippets of stories which have the ability to tempt the imagination, tantalise a reader and pose questions, this collection of flash fiction each have a sting in the tale.
The Muse
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Price: Free! Words: 1,260. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
As a composer works on his latest melody, a mysterious woman appears in his music room. Who is she? What is she? And where did she come from?