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It's All Over But The Shouting!
By Paco Jones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 174,610. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
This is the long expected sequel to "These Girls Can Play", however it was written to stand on it's own two feet. It does not contain any of the adult content that was in the first book. Details of tours, politics, music, discoveries, promotions - expounding on many scenarios in the first book. Follow the "Girls" on their life's adventures. Be prepared for a surprise from the international tour.
De Vuurtulpen
By Mike Jansen
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 10,600. Language: Dutch. Published: August 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
De Vuurtulpen speelt zich af in een alternatieve wereld waarin Holland de invallen van de Fransen onder Napoleon wist te weerstaan en de VOC oppermachtig bleef, ten koste van de opkomst van Brittannië als wereldmacht. Nu brengt een nieuwe technologische ontwikkeling de status quo in gevaar en begeeft Hans Cornelisz zich in een politiek en militair wespennest om zijn opdracht uit te voeren.
Queue (Waterman)
By Dusk Peterson
Series: Waterman. Price: Free! Words: 3,220. Language: American English. Published: August 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
What should a young servant do when his employer may fire him at any moment, his employer's beautiful daughter is absorbed with her high school textbook ("How to be Firm with Servants"), and he's blocked from carrying out a simple task by a snooty cyborg? . . . This flash fiction blends science fiction with 1960s domestic comedy. It is a side story in Waterman, a retrofuture series.
President Sahib's Blue Period
By Javaid Qazi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013 by Float Street Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
It's politics in an absurd third world, it's absurd politics from the first world. It's rollicking good times and chaos with nepotism and the dreaded Civil Sanitation Police (CSP) in Pakypoor on the loose. Batten down the doldrums and wait for the ride.
Dos veces lobo (Mundo Incógnito)
By Roberto Redondo
Price: Free! Words: 43,920. Language: Spanish. Published: August 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Fantasía Urbana de alto octanaje. Nunca observaste el mundo de los hombres-lobo desde esta perspectiva.
Nami of the Waves ~ Masacado Scrolls: Story 5
By Charles T Whipple
Series: The Masacado Scrolls, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,070. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
~ Short Japanese Fantasy Adventure story- part of a continuing saga of stand-alone tales by award winning author Charles T. Whipple ~ One of the chosen to search for lost talismans was Nami, daughter of the Sea Lord, Umihiko, whose gift from Amaterasu shall be revealed. Let it suffice to say that she is entitled the Fuku, that is, bringer of good fortune. May her own fortune ever be boundless.
Shooting Genji
By Richard Voorhees
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,050. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A noir thriller, Shooting Genji is set in New York during the 1929 Crash. As a teen, the narrator has an accident that leaves him almost blinded by daylight but with perfect night vision. This leads him into a string of misadventures, driving for whiskey smugglers, shilling for Wall Street cons, and chauffeuring (and caddying) for a Hollywood scoundrel making an erotic film of The Tale of Genji.
Panic! A Shepherd's Story
By Rosca Marx
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,670. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » War
When the world comes to a brightened end the question of what truly matters comes secondary to the needed survival against what in it went most wrong... And lives on...
Friday Night Knife and Gun Club
By Linda Collison
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
On the night shift a lot of bad shit goes down. This short story takes place in the near-future in the Land of the Free where no gun control exists and everyone packs semi-automatics to deal out justice as they see fit. Tonight Kit Carson, RN, has the worst shift ever. Read 'em and weep.
Inter-Magisteria Cooperation
By Patrice Stanton
Price: Free! Words: 9,560. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Mel Dobson’s a demon who’s used to flying solo, particularly when on a time-travel gig. He’s been stood-up by his assigned IMC-partner from the heavenly realms; been stuck all week doing KP in the culinary bowels of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. No surprise then, that days ago his attitude had already taken a nose dive of hellacious proportions.
Snipers
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 88,680. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In 1913, the Carnival Sniper terrorized Vienna, murdering the famous and not-so-famous alike. Police Detective Johann Runge never caught the Sniper. In 2005, bestselling crime writer Sofie Branstadter believes she can use modern forensics to identify the Sniper. The investigation plunges her into a world of scientific evidence and fantastic clues, all leading to one unbelievable conclusion.
Gold Rush - By Danny Mendlow
By Danny Mendlow
Price: Free! Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013 by Mitchell Mendlow. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
In the end, it was all about the gold. A short story about religion, history, gold and the meaning of life. Oh, and aliens... lots of aliens too.
Timeline Repair: Attack on America
By Rex Lee Applegate
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 46,490. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
This work is the first in a series that rationalizes the historical detritus resulting from timeline tampering and necessarily imperfect repairs. Three such episodes are described: "Benedict Arnold and the Second Revolutionary War;" "King George and the German Empire; and "Richelieu, the Huguenots and New France."
Anges Gaiens, livre 2 : La Voix des Guerriers
By Iom Kosta
Price: $5.80 USD. Words: 126,800. Language: French. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Nous scrutons les étoiles à la recherche de visiteurs, mais s’ils étaient déjà parmi nous ? S’ils attendaient simplement de s’éveiller ? Et si... vous en faisiez partie ?
"Popguns & Pacemakers" — Patriotism, in a small town, and other tales of The Great American Westerly Midwest
By Mike Palecek
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Where we find that Robert S. Thompson has sat on his bench on main street and written a letter to the editor talking about war and about how a local boy has died for mostly nothing. We find Nona The Waitress musing about the lack of democracy in the good ol' USA, and Tommy on his bike remembering his brother, who they say died for freedom, but Tommy doesn't believe that, not at all.
White Picket Fences: Homeland Security in a small town, and other tales of The Great American Westerly Midwest
By Mike Palecek
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Again we join Tommy, Robert S. Thompson and Nona The Waitress, in The Midwest, the Westerly Midwest, of America — as they follow The Swarm on their little bicycles zooming around town, and the activities of Moon Walking, the head librarian, as she fights the city fathers, who have demanded that everyone put up a fence in town, to keep everyone safe, from all sorts of terrible dangers.
Twenty Years Later, By Separation Peak
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
From early on, Devin Culhane navigates the political world like a pro. When President Milan handpicks Devin as an intern, he comes to idolize Milan as a sort of demigod. Until Devin finds himself confronted with Milan’s past. Devin’s response to that information will change the course of history—but sometimes change brings consequences too harsh to bear.
Entropia: Life Beyond Industrial Civilisation
By Samuel Alexander
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,800. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
When industrial civilisation collapsed in the third decade of the 21st century, a community living on a small island in the South Pacific Ocean found itself permanently isolated from the rest of the world. With no option but to build a self-sufficient economy with very limited energy supplies, this community set about creating a simpler way of life that could flourish into the deep future.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Big Sleep
By Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 96 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 121. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,380. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“The Big Sleep” by Raymond Chandler is a crime novel. It was published in 1939. This was the first novel which presented detective Philip Marlowe. Two movies have already made on this novel, the first was made in 1946 and the second in 1978.
Neu-Jericho, in greifbarer Zukunft
By Rob Kenius
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,490. Language: German. Published: June 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Jean Quetsch gerät in die utopische Stadt Neu-Jericho und bleibt, weil ihn die Augen einer verschleierten Frau fasziniert haben. Hier ist das Wohnen umsonst. Es herrscht direkte Demokratie. Der Kapitalismus ist besiegt durch Geld, das nur auf Karten existiert und wöchentlich weniger wird. Alle sind in Bewegung: Jean , sein Freund Jumbo und die Araberin Toyra, die für Jean ihren Schleier ablegt...