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The Hinges of Destiny Volume 3: Remediation
You set the price! Words: 15,500. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
During Thanksgiving break, Elizabeth loses her temper and ends up accidentally injuring Richard. Meanwhile, Bradley is having trouble with his father who wants to see him use his power to compete in sports. The two of them try to accept their dangerous abilities while Max is on the hunt for a serial killer in the area.
The Hinges of Destiny Volume 2: Progression
You set the price! Words: 20,650. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Professor Janice Wakesfield has started offering training courses for people with abilities, custom designed obstacle courses that help them improve. Half of The Achievers Club signs up, but are the training sessions a little too dangerous? Gabby finds out how Elizabeth treated Gloria, and feels like she can no longer trust her. Jessica is also jealous of Elizabeth and Max's friendship.
Nice Weather We're Having Today
Price: Free! Words: 880. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
A small-town mayor and a drifter with an odd object in his pocket have a little chat about the dry summer. 'Nice Weather' is flash fiction, under 1000 words.
White Sasha
Price: Free! Words: 50,060. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
While Sasha had heard of humans having superpowers before, the girl with the odd white hair never suspected to be one of them. Trying to tame her newly discovered magical powers, the young woman struggles to lead a normal life in a world where she is anything but normal. And eventually she might have to come to terms with the idea that she just can't.
Passion of the Liger: Volume 2
Price: Free! Words: 10,190. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Continuing on the story from Passion of the Liger: Volume 1. A fantasy adventure novel about a boy who's mother has been turned to stone by a jealous witch.
The One Who Is Two (Book 1 of White Rabbit)
Price: Free! Words: 56,710. Language: British English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Transported into a bizarre alternative reality, the story follows the stranded hero as he struggles through a world of which he is not part in his search for a way home. Alice in Wonderland for adults, Odyssey for the post-psychedelic age, or improbable mystical allegory, the four books of White Rabbit combine black comedy with surreal adventure into a weird and fantastical entertainment.
Go Back (The Short Story Prequel to Underlife)
Price: Free! Words: 22,500. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012 by Warwick House Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Thomas Young's son is sick and his marriage is strained to the point of breaking. But, one night on the London Underground changes everything. When the train he’s on comes to a halt in the dark, Tom finds himself alone. But there are people with him in the dark, people who don’t want to be seen, and Tom can’t help feeling that the graffiti he’s seeing everywhere has been written for him...
The Hinges of Destiny Volume 1: Determination
You set the price! Words: 31,280. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
At the age of 15, 10% of the world's population develops superpowers. This has been going on for centuries, but suddenly a select few individuals are developing multiple abilities. Elizabeth Laurie and Max Reinhart are among them. They thought they were unique until they met while starting their first year in college. They also admit to each other their secret: they wish to become vigilantes.
Sad Food
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The story of us and our disconnection to our mother, mother earth. You are what you eat after all...
The Apartment of the Last Neanderthal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A young man, inflicted with terrible insecurity, finds himself on a path of discovery after the strangest of insults. Is it simply a case of social anxiety, or is it something more? Anyone who feels like an outcast or a freak should appreciate this bizarrely uplifting short story. From the collection TALES OF MISERY AND IMAGINATION by Scott S. Phillips.
Dance Into the Dark: A Living in the Shadows Novel
Price: Free! Words: 104,400. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Kenna always felt that she and her family were different, but she had no idea just how different until the night she witnesses something extraordinary happening in her own back yard. Flung into a world where vampires, werewolves, witches, and demons lurk in the shadows, she must learn where her place is, both in the world of light, and in the world of shadows.
Iris
Price: Free! Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
An explosion steals the lives of seventy-one people. There should be no survivors, but Iris revives the one man who values revenge above all else. Will she regret her decision, or is there still something to be learned from a broken man?
Kendrick and Sara of Draconia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,980. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Two ancient souls are connected by a promised love, their destinies placing the fate of the world in their hands. Borne through the ages by tortured longing, their paths yet cross at the dawn of a terrifying new age. For thousands of years, the Dark Lord has been devising a plan to reawaken the God of War. With the God of War's power he intends to cleanse the world...by plunging it into darkness.
Paradise Without Sex
Price: Free! Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A writer living alone in Mexico pursues the perfect life...
Blackbrooke
Series: The Blackbrooke Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 118,020. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Horror » General
Blackbrooke is a Young Adult horror novel that has you on the edge of your seat. The residents of Blackbrooke share their town with the Creatures, or Crits as they are known. Grotesque, roaming the streets at night looking for food, their presence means humans have to live by the Rules, keeping them indoors and forbidding them of basic desires. The most important Rule? Don’t be a ‘walk out’!
Robert B. Parker & John D. MacDonald Share a Happy Hour: PART 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Enclosed is Part 1 of a short story, titled “Robert B. Parker and John D. MacDonald Share A Happy Hour”, (approx. 1500 words). The two iconic writers share posthumous cocktails and conversation as they muse over what was, what is, and what may be. Travis and Spenser are there in spirit, so to speak
Cynthia and the Blue Cat's Last Meow
Price: Free! Words: 18,890. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Written in a poetic style reminiscent of Richard Brautigan, "Cynthia and the Blue Cat’s Last Meow" is a story of red berries and howling caverns, fury and fishing, moonlight and candlelight, where we dream of blue cats and idyllic sensuality. The offbeat natural setting progresses into a rich ménage of unusual happenings and vivid colors, a land where many of us would like to visit.
Troglobiont
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 78,190. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Солнце, пробиваясь через остатки утреннего тумана и разноцветные листья кленов, ложилось движущимися туда-сюда зайчиками на широкий подоконник и ламинированный пол. Стекла, через которые светило солнце, были пуленепробиваемыми и с односторонней проницаемостью. Наружные звуки сюда не попадали, а деревья закрывали урбанистический пейзаж центра Москвы.
Skrymer's Tale
Series: 'A New Mythology', Prequel. Price: Free! Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
A historical account of how Thor's mighty hammer, Mjolnir, came to be lost after Ragnarok. Ragnarok was to be the Battle at the End of Time, except of course time did not end...
The Cure
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 76,990. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Inspirational
The Cure is a dark subject, but there’s also a lot of light in Willy’s life given how difficult it must be to try and re-integrate into society after living on the streets for so long.