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Omios
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 16,900. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The lantern the warden was carrying barely managed to lighten up its surroundings. The warden himself was old and seemed fragile, marked by the years he had spent in the cold and dark corridors that compiled the gaol called Al'Catar.
Lanac
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Price: Free! Words: 9,840. Language: Croatian. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
(5.00 from 1 review)
Distopijska priča iz bliske budućnosti u kojoj je u Republici Hrvatskoj na vlasti klerikalna desnica.
Waylines - Issue 5
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Price: Free! Words: 13,820. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Waylines is a magazine of science-fiction, fantasy, and horror. Our goal is to capture the "bang" in speculative fiction - that mindbending, wow factor. Issue 5 features interviews with authors David Steffen and Ken Liu and film maker Christopher Frey, with stories by Samantha Kymmell-Harvey and David Halpert.
Croatoa: A Short Story of the Lost Colony of Roanoke
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,960. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
A short story that blends historical fiction, romance, and the paranormal in an imaginative re-telling of the last days of the Lost Colony of Roanoke.
I Have Monkey Butt
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: American English. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In this short story a mountain biker struggles uphill. It is not just the steep climb, but his age, asthma, and monkey butt that he has to overcome to make it to the top. Along the way he briefly meets other riders who come and go seeking their own two-wheeled happiness. The reward for long climbs is sweet descents that make the pains and doubts of the uphill struggle all worth it.
The Man Named Ephraim
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,600. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
THE MAN NAMED EPHRAIM narrates the co-joined fates of Jesus of Nazareth and a peddler named Ephraim, two visitors to Passover in Jerusalem. As everyone knows, the Christian fable has wings of long duration and the institutions that are founded on it have molded the minds of mankind to welcome no variation but the accepted one. Whether skeptic or gnostic, you may allow the resolution of necessity.
Muses of Roma
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 139,750. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013 by Quarkfolio Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Star freighter captain, Kaeso Aemelius, a blacklisted security agent from Roman rival world Libertus, is asked by his former commanders to help a high-ranking Roman official defect. When Kaeso learns the defector's terrifying secret, can he protect his crew from Roman and Liberti forces, who would lay waste to entire worlds to stop them from revealing the civilization-shattering truth?
An End of Poppies
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,400. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Great War has been stuck in stalemate on the Western Front for forty-seven years since 1914. Jimmy is a lonely private at the front, forced to battle from the enormous deathly wall that faces the Germans across no-man's land. Esme is the factory girl he met in Brighton. The girl he dreams of...
Clive For PM
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,180. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
He was a simple bloke, the billionaire who decided to run for parliament. But once there he wasn't happy with what he saw, and he decided to take advantage of the chaos that was erupting in Australian politics. When a double dissolution election was held Clive whipped into action and presented the most amazing vision in political history. Join Clive as he takes Australia to a new future.
X-ooming FDR 1932
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Series: Time Travel Twins, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,830. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2013 by Zippy Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
X-ooming FDR 1932 is the second book in the Time Travel Twins series.The first book described an attempt to save JFK. Now these time-traveling young adults from the year 2032 embark again on a quest to reshape history to make the world a better place. Emma, twin brother Ethan, and good friend Zak travel back the year 1932. Their goal: save America and secure the election of President Roosevelt.
Promised Valley Peace
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Series: Promised Valley, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,700. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
(5.00 from 1 review)
Promised Valley Peace is the fourth and last novel in Ron Fritsch’s Promised Valley series. The conspirators and their allies from the first three novels give up on the gods and discover how to use horses in warfare. They prepare to employ them in a last battle to bring the prehistoric enemy hunters and farmers together as one people in a “new kingdom” and end warfare between them forever.
Palmetto Rising
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,850. Language: American English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
(4.00 from 1 review)
In the near future, progressive socialists have become the majority power in the federal government, implementing reforms that threaten to destroy the Constitution. In response, the Palmetto State decides it is time to rise again in defiance of a government that has encroached too far upon the rights of its citizens.
Berlin Danse Macabre
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013 by Float Street Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Ah! Berlin... Berlin. City of love and pain. City of discord. City of hate. City of memories... Fritz said to Albert: something bad is about to happen. Fritz said: I have seen the signs—clouds shaped like swastikas at sundown and at night, floating above the canal like tattered wisps of grey brume, the ghosts of Karl Liebkneckt and Rosa Luxemburg. From the collection UNLIKELY STORIES
Shutdown Chronicles
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Price: Free! Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A real-time account of one man's experiences during the apocalyptic government shutdown of the United States government in 2013. This project started as a series of Facebook posts I did as the shutdown was going on (so keep in mind this e-book is very short). Now that it’s over, why not share the collection of posts with you? The events described may or may not be true. Judge for yourself.
Ten Naval Battles
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,380. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013 by The Wolfian Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Ten Naval Battles tells the story of an alternate history from the mid 18th century to the mid 19th century through the eyes of a historian writing about the ten most decisive naval battles of this period. Read about the Egyptians defeating the French, events in the North American colonies, and the formation of a federal Germany. Also includes the start of Ten Great Leaders with the Duc d'Andorra.
Diez relatos de lo insospechado
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 46,110. Language: Spanish. Published: October 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
“Diez relatos de lo insospechado” es una recopilación de cuentos en los que la venganza, la necesidad, la desesperanza, el remordimiento y la avaricia se dan cita con el fin de dibujar un inquietante paisaje de la naturaleza humana.
Scattered Fates - a novel on the second partition of India
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Price: Free! Words: 70,600. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.88 from 8 reviews)
An alternate history novel, which unwraps in the backdrop of violent anti-Hindi agitations that rocked the State of Tamil Nadu (India) 50 years ago, narrated over two time frames – 1965 and 2005. It is the story of a son's search for the truth about his father's disappearance and the political intrigue that led to India's second partition into South & North, intertwined with the history of Korea
Eric is Awake
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,430. Language: British English. Published: September 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Shortly after midnight on the 21st January 1950, the man known to his readers as George Orwell and to his friends as Eric Blair, breathes his last in hospital. Shortly after midnight in present-day London, a homeless man dying of hypothermia in an alleyway on a snowy night, takes a deep breath as his body warms and a new occupant moves in. Eric is awake.
Pont-au-Change Volume IV: Honor
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Series: Pont-au-Change. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 187,470. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this fourth part of the continuation of Victor Hugo's Les Misérables, Hugo learns the details of the lives of the people he would immortalize in his masterwork from the very subjects themselves: while Jean Valjean and Javert fight to return to Europe after being waylaid to Australia, an old enemy returns to wreak havoc on Marius and Cosette's growing family.
L'ombre du Guépard (Les Trois Âges - Volume 2)
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Series: Les Trois Âges, Volume 2. Price: $3.69 USD. Words: 78,460. Language: French. Published: September 16, 2013 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
« L’ombre du Guépard », c’est l’itinéraire d’une pâtisserie qui aurait pu changer le monde et c’est aussi l’histoire d’un nourrisson oublié dans un carton, qui échappera à la rafle du Vel d’Hiv. Après « La marque du Lynx », « L’ombre du Guépard » est le second volume de la trilogie « Les Trois Âges », qui suit une famille franco-italienne de 1908 à l’aube du XXIe siècle.