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Hogg's Collection of Misery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,980. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This book is a collection of short stories, ten in all. Stories about misery and woe. Some in the arctic, one in the desert. Some get stranded at a deserted Lighthouse. Nothing but misfortune lies there. Another takes place on Everest. No good comes there either...
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Series: 46. Ascending. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,250. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Alex once walked away from a rare ability to warp time. Now, he needs to relearn the skill quickly. To protect his daughter he must stop the school he teaches at from turning the clock backwards to an era of white supremacy. An old friend needs Alex to solve an ancient mystery. Both are possible, but only if Alex can learn to control his temporal talents before he runs out of time.
A Companion for Life
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,320. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2009. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
A Regency Romance. Penryth Bowen knows Lily Leigh is in need of rescue, but saving her means making her his wife. He’s undecided until he discovers Lily has been battered black and blue, but true kindness is a condition that requires self knowledge of one’s motives and an understanding that even well meant actions can have unforeseen consequences that are anything, but kind.
The Hired Wife
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 80,330. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2009. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
(3.75 from 4 reviews)
A Regency Romance. Marshall Godfrey the 8th Viscount Raynham needs a wife, but all efforts to acquire one through normal channels have failed. Time has run out. His twin sisters are being launched into society, but he can only hear sounds close by. He plans to hire a woman to hover at his shoulder and repeat into his ear what people are saying, but he can’t take a secretary into polite society.
Redeeming a Rake
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,300. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
(5.00 from 1 review)
Geoffrey Lyndsey Grayson, the thirteen Duke of Lyndhurst, is trapped in an emotional winter. His childhood dream of finding love is frozen under thick sheets of ice along with his heart. He feels nothing but discomfort as he passively waits for death to end the nothingness. He knows it's too late for love...
Dinner with the Cannibal Sisters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
From New York Times bestselling and award-winning novelist Douglas Clegg comes a dark novelette (112 pages in print) of a young man on a search for the truth behind the legend of the famous Windrow sisters.
The Tunge Pit
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,170. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
'The Tunge Pit is an American tapestry with a common dark thread. It winds and twists revealing a hidden landscape of fear, paranoia, helplessness and raw emotion. It will show you things you didn't want to look at, yet you will not put it down.' ~~ Ron S. - New York City
Monster Is in the Eye of the Beholder: Report of the Anthropological Expedition to the Planet Known as Kal-Fa
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,300. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.67 from 6 reviews)
Three anthropologists make first contact with a species of bizarre intelligent lifeforms. Each team member reacts in a different way to their strangeness as the story builds toward a disturbing climax and a conclusion with an unsettling twist of perspective.
The Mud Sisters
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,220. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
One hot lazy summer, two twelve-year-old girls swore to stay friends forever. But fate had other plans. Fourteen years later, when hospital social worker Teagan recognizes a Jane Doe concussed and left for dead, the women reunite. But as Jamie’s memory returns, revealing looming threats of violence and a past uncomfortably intertwined with Teagan’s own, fate threatens to separate them once again.
Fishing in Hell
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Peter escaped Hell and started on a better path. Now he's back in search of others who might finally be ready to leave. But Hell has a way of coming back to haunt you. When he gets separated from his guide, will Peter have what it takes to survive?
Unmanned Submarine
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
This is a short essay about a futuristic unmanned submarine vehicle (USV), similar to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) that have been flying for years. While unmanned aircraft cover the area above the surface of the earth, in this story, unmanned submarines cover the area below the surface of the oceans.
The Null & The Devoid
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,000. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015 by Acelette Press. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
A hacker whose mind cannot be read is the hottest commodity on the market... And as good as dead. Hackers, psychics, and corporate espionage take center stage in this exciting new cyber thriller with a touch of magical realism from Loralie Hall.
Brane Child
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,380. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Brane Skip device may allow a spaceship to skip between layers of reality, bypass normal space, and avoid the universal speed limit—the speed of light. Lisa Chang, mission commander for its first crewed test, doesn't trust it. It seems like magic to her, and she doesn't believe in magic, not even after the ship skips to a fantasy version of Earth, complete with dragons, orcs, and wizards.
Crown of Creation: 2046 - Two Nations, One Murder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,690. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
It is 2046, 20 years after the Second Civil War. A skier is killed in Telluride, Colorado, now part of the Republic of Franklin. Adam Henry, a Denver detective, investigates. His quest for the killer brings him back East where he encounters the elusive terrorist organization, the Crown of Creation. Who killed the skier, and why? And how has America changed?
Sister Christian-Genesis
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Series: Sister Christian. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,980. Language: American English. Published: January 1, 2015 by Moon Mistress Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Doctor Richard Mason, borderline alcoholic, drug addict and jaded loner,has just discovered he’s adopted. If that wasn’t enough to shatter his personal reality he’s also ‘inherited’ his physically & mentally challenged sister, Hannah Rice, a girl he hasn’t seen since he was in high school. This is not a "Christian" or "Religious" novel.
Last Orders at Waterloo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
After arriving back from a drinking contest in the pub one night, Dave is surprised to find that his long time partner, Belinda is seductively waiting in the bedroom, but then finds out that it is not really him for whom she is waiting.
Generally Recognized as Safe
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Series: Wiley Royce. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 131,580. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The chronicle of Wiley Royce's struggle to keep his cool and perspective in the face of the disconcerting new waves in his life. What can he do for his beloved Brendee, who may or may not want him anymore? What should he do to beautiful, sexy Janae, who clearly wants him too much? How is he going to take down the shady cabal responsible for poisoning the entire first world?
Atheist Afterlife
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Series: Tales of shrouded history. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(2.00 from 1 review)
When hyper-intelligent mathematician David is forced to confront his own mortality, his coveted manuscript on the ‘Proof of absence paradox’ threatens to die with him. Desperate to salvage his life’s work, he realizes that his exceptional mentee and protégé, Naila, could hold the key to the salvation of his manuscript and theorem—but their strained relationship may not allow for that.
Visitor
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Dean Grey is waiting on an old friend. They once shared many adventures in the past but have not seen each other in some time and Dean hopes to confirm something he has thought for years.
Beginnings (Hiding Behind The Couch Short Story)
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,840. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(4.00 from 1 review)
Journey back to childhood, where the buds of friendship blossom; take a peek into the lives of the primary school children who would become...The Circle. A stand-alone prequel from Hiding Behind The Couch.