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Story 31: A Dwarf
By Pu Songling
Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 20. Price: Free! Words: 830. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Hexenfire
By Jonathan Rowe
Series: The Burning Times, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 103,900. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
In the second book of The Burning Times, the Hexenhammers renew their attacks on the witches and Quality Durrand must face death and heartbreak and make new allies. Into the world of pagans and witch-hunters new threats emerge: the rabid Night-Feasters, the mysterious angels and the growing devastation of the Wars of Religion
Tinderspark
By Jonathan Rowe
Series: The Burning Times, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 93,710. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
"There is no reward for goodness in this world, nothing but cold steel teeth and scourging fire for all of us - and it's coming for you now!" Quality Durrand must side with the witches who abducted her to avenge her family. A fantasy adventure set in the 1620s pitting gunpowder against witchcraft, werewolves and mysterious angels.
The Last Kobzari
By Omar Drake
Price: Free! Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Kobzari, or "those who play the kobza", were once itinerant, usually blind, Ukrainian minstrels whose purpose was to preserve the Ukraine's rich oral folklore. Thanks to the vile machinations of Stalin, they have become all but a foot note of a shadow in history.
Untold, A Berringer Family Novel
By Tamara Helene Arrington
Series: Berringer Family Novels, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 115,350. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
An American Gothic Fiction full of twists and turns that will keep you on the edge of your seat as the mystery unravels. A psychological thriller that will leave you waiting for the next book in this Dark Family Saga. Untold, is a finalist in the Reader's Favorite Book Awards!
Homesick: A Time in Yellowstone Story
By M. M. Justus
Series: Time in Yellowstone, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 20,990. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
1945. Ranger Will McManis patrols an empty Upper Geyser Basin in Yellowstone, V-J day and his mother's death on his mind. His grandson, five-year-old Chuck, will leave soon, too, off to faraway Denver, a brand-new life, leaving a huge hole. Will thinks he knows all kinds of change. But out among the geysers with Chuck, something happens to dwarf it all, and nothing will ever be the same again.
Hildie at the Ghost Shore
By Paula Cappa
Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Hildie is the mistress of Runecraft. Come meet her in Belgium and experience the magic of the Runes, Sleipnir, and Odin. This is a historical and supernatural mystery, a short story that was originally published at Fiction365. If you like quiet little mystery stories with a flavor of the past, and a dash of the spirit world, Hildie will bring you there.
Secrets
By Carole McEntee-Taylor
Price: Free! Words: 21,320. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
It’s fascinating to discover your family history or is it? What if you find out something you’d rather not know?
Horology of Babbling
By Sarah Chastain
Price: Free! Words: 42,150. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
A trilogy of pirate tales involving the main character Scarborough! Includes all three epic adventures, Hourglass, Fiddle and Go. Presented in chronological order and one book for easy reading, join Scarborough on one adventure after the next as she sets sail with real life historical characters. Magic and witchcraft prevail in this land of legend and mythology in a tale of adventure!
The Messenger
By Mindy Haig
Price: Free! Words: 23,670. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
0.75 star(4.75 from 4 reviews)
In the time between lifetimes, a familiar message made it's way to my ear. The need to know if this was the work of my father's hand goaded me to leave the safety of my hiding place. My burning desire to thwart my father's will compelled me to come and hear The Messenger. I never should have taken his bait.
Fiddle
By Sarah Chastain
Price: Free! Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
The sequel to Hourglass in Scarborough's storybook trilogy, now trapped by Aunt Nanzy's magic, will she have to turn to the Devil in order to get everything back to normal? And with Avery eyeing the Devil's fiddle, will everybody make it out unscathed. Hopefully more magic will solve the problem magic got them into in the first place, right?
The Hanging Tree
By James Roy Daley
Price: Free! Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Books of the Dead Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
0.5 star(2.50 from 2 reviews)
In the old west punishment comes swiftly. Especially when the crime is murder. Mort Clancy - a pathetic drunk - had one to many drinks at the local watering hole and he did something stupid: he shot the sheriff. Now there's a new law in town, and Mort's on his way to the hanging tree. But the hanging tree has a terrible reputation, and what dies on the tree doesn't always stay dead.
Go
By Sarah Chastain
Price: Free! Words: 15,850. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
The third and final book in Scarborough's adventures detailing her account with a stolen horse. This horse that becomes so famous she can't stop him from the force she is reckoning with. Is it one last be careful what you wish for or has Scarborough finally found what she always wanted?
Possessed at Rhonan
By Katy Walters
Series: Lords of Rhonan, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 70,380. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Revised New Edition Formerly published as Banished from Rhonan. Time Travel Historical Romance Present day Scotland.. When newly weds, Jessica and Douglas the Earl of Rhonan move into Rhonan Manor, they discover letters, and a Journal written in 1810 by their ancestor Muriall, the Countess of Rhonan.
The Song of the Sea
By Mari Biella
Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: British English. Published: March 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
0.75 star(4.80 from 5 reviews)
An ancient evil lurks in the sea off the Cornish coast. "The Song of the Sea" is a free short story of approximately 2,800 words.
Our Sunset Wall of Remembrance
By Kelvin James Roper
Price: Free! Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
A Grantaburgh Short ~ A Melancholy Tale. A duel bourn of class divide results in a man waking alone in The Wilderness. A bullet in his temple and prostrate atop the corpses of The Ferryman’s Pit, he recalls the fate that dragged him there.
Skeletons in the Rum
By Cricket Nelson
Price: Free! Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
Skeletons in the Rum - 4746 words - When alcoholic, Victor Birdsong's life falls apart and leaves him with nothing but his bottle of rum, he unknowingly finds himself in Pieter Bruegel's painting, Triumph of Death. This horrific tale takes you through the dark side of art, depression, alcoholism, and redemption.
Eddystone Light
By Amelia Smith
You set the price! Words: 24,980. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
Jack smells like a fish. One night, on a visit to his father at the Eddystone Lighthouse, Jack meets his mother. She's a mermaid. She sends Jack on a quest to find his brothers, a porpoise and a porgie fish. Along the way, he falls in love, battles carnival hucksters, and is scolded by a porpoise... and that's before he meets the other mermaids.
Story 22: The Boon Companion
By Pu Songling
Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 17. Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
The Cross and the Black
By Luwa Wande
Series: The Cross and the Black, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 16,590. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Amid the squalor of Renaissance France, the brash and beautiful gay prostitute, Claude Severin, is struggling. Debts multiply, homelessness looms, the one-eyed monk ever spits of his reprobation. When a mysterious stranger offers him a golden chance, Claude, desperate, ignores the shadowy nature of payment. He's happy enough at the chance to raise his station, but at what cost to his soul?