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Nami of the Waves ~ Masacado Scrolls: Story 5
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.
Friday Night Knife and Gun Club
Price: Free! Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » 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
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.
Gold Rush - 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.
"Popguns & Pacemakers" — Patriotism, in a small town, and other tales of The Great American Westerly Midwest
Price: Free! 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
Price: Free! 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
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.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Big Sleep
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, 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.
Where it went
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
In February of 1865, the full moon failed to appear. Where did it go? An inquiry.
You set the price! Words: 8,010. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: May 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
《鹿鼎记》作为金庸的封笔之作,一直被众人奉为武侠小说经典中的经典,由《鹿鼎记》原著改编的影视剧作更是影响了几代金庸迷。 《鹿鼎记》讲述了出身于妓院的少年韦小宝,凭一时之勇搭救了落难的江湖好汉茅十八,又阴差阳错地假冒小太监,成为少年康熙驾前第一红人;他既是天地会总舵主的关门弟子,被寄予反清复明重任;他又艳福齐天,娶得七个如花似玉的夫人;他不肯反清,只因当今皇上是好朋友小玄子;他不肯剿灭天地会,只因不愿坏了江湖义气;他不学无术,却是天下第一好运的小无赖;他建功无数,却懂得功成身退。本书更似一部历史小说的神来之笔。 金庸(1924年2月6日-),香港“大紫荆勋贤”。原名查良镛,当代著名作家、新闻学家、企业家、社会活动家,《香港基本法》主要起草人之一。金庸是新派武侠小说最杰出的代表作家,被普遍誉为武侠小说作家的“泰山北斗”,更有金迷们尊称其为“金大侠”或“查大侠”
De halszaak
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: Dutch. Published: May 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Kat is verdwenen uit Man Tse. De hoofdpersoon gaat op zoek en komt in een woud waar het ongekende kenbaar wordt. De halszaak is een literair experiment op de grens van steampunk en het japonisme van de cyberpunk.
Price: Free! Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
It certainly seems that this physical universe or ours is here to stay. But what if you don’t like it here anymore? What if you want to get out? And what’s the game here, anyway? Is there a game? Well, yes, there is.
Running Red River
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,600. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Running Red River is a story about what might have happened if the founding of America by Columbus had turned out differently. What if the original inhabitants had been visited before by ancient astronauts? Running Red River is barely a man. The son of the leader of the Run'oonin. On a warm, sunny day he watches as ships sail in from the ocean and land upon the shore of his land.
Slouching Towards San Hozay
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013 by Float Street Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Chaos ensues in San Hozay. The guerillas have turned to mercenary userers and real estate agents in their attempts to overthrow us. Winds from the Bay, heading south towards the NO-MAN'S-LAND of Gilroy and Morgan Hill waft their odor over our bunkers. The smell makes our wives restive. They go into frenzies. The Guerillas are cunning. They know our weaknesses.
Ready Reference Treatise: Wide Sargasso Sea
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 82 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 104. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Wide Sargasso Sea” appears to be acting as a prequel to Jane Eyre written by Charlotte Bronte. The story of the novel “Wide Sargasso Sea” revolves around Antoinette Cosway (who was known as Bertha Mason in Bronte’s novel “Jane Eyre”).
Ready Reference Treatise: Pamela
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 79 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 101. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Pamela” by Samuel Richardson is also titled “Virtue Rewarded.” It is an epistolary novel. The book was first published in 1740. The story revolves around a maid servant named Pamela Andrews.
Ready Reference Treatise: Bread Givers
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 75 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 97. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Bread Givers” by Anzia Yezierska was first published in 1925. The story of the novel revolves around the growth of a Jewish American girl. Her immigrant parents are originally from Poland. The story presents the complete details of her growing up in that house-hold.
Ready Reference Treatise: Darkness at Noon
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 67 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 88. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Darkness at Noon” by Arthur Koestler was first published in 1940. It is considered as his best known work.
Redescobrindo a Amazônia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,480. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Redescobrindo a Amazônia é mais uma obra do escritor Ráyel G. C. Barroso. Desta vez, Ráyel nos brinda com uma narrativa surpreendente, um verdadeiro convite a descoberta de um passado fantástico e de um futuro revelador para a Amazônia. A mistura de ficção e história faz a leitura deste conto ainda mais excitante.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Awakening
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 63 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 84. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,150. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“The Awakening” by Kate Chopin is considered to be her best work. It was first published in 1899. The story is set in New Orleans and the Southern Louisiana coast at the end of the 19th century.