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The Christmas Clock, or: Time's River of Dust
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,580. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013 by Clocktower Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Ray Bradbury sent John T. Cullen a personal note in 2008, thanking him for writing a dark holiday fantasy worthy of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, or of Ray Bradbury's macabre yet heartwarming tales. Arthur Latchloose, a miserable, wealthy old banker, has everything--but has nobody. A modern genie with a cell phone, and a wondrous clock made for the Sun King, turn his world upside down.
The Boxer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013 by Thomas Edward Shaw. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in
"The Boxer" is one short story from Thomas Edward (Eddie) Shaw's soon to be released book of short stories - "A Cowboy Like Me". The protagonist, Booker, is working on a summer job when he meets a young man who claims to be a boxer. Booker doesn't believe him until the young man, named Harry, proves who he is and the surprising thing, to Booker, is that years later, Harry becomes a senator.
Poems of Friends
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Series: Sailor Poet - Suite Two, 1 of 4 · Sailor Poet - Suite 4, 1 of 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,160. Language: British English. Published: December 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
This is Charles Wylie's second of nine eBooks of poetry about Love, Friends, Mystery, Nature, Parting and Grief, Faith and Family, Fun, Heroes and Indignation, and The Sea. Some friends in the UK, the USA and the Commonwealth will find themselves featured. I do hope they will remain friends when they've read what I've written!
Morning Star
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A short prosy poem that imagines Lucifer, as the Morning Star, making its first contact with human beings. Lucifer is infallible and does not err, and is a light upon the world that brings forth day from night. What happens in between is for humans to ponder over. But first they will decide whether Lucifer is a figment of their imagination or not.
Operation Naji
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Series: Sean's File, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,910. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In the prequel to "The Anvil of the Craftsman," a covert team in 1994 Iraq attempts to locate an American pilot missing in action since the first Persian Gulf War.
As We Lay
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You set the price! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
As We Lay is a prose on love. Two colleagues bathe in the blistering heat of a Spanish summer while one contemplates the other.
The Heart Sees
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Series: Soulwalker, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,240. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
A woman he should not love, a man who could shatter her dream, a love that would find a way. The Heart Sees is the story of George Thibeau, a Mi’kmaw “locator”, whose ability to walk with spirit has defined his lone existence, and Samantha Maillet, the outsider whose search for belonging and an answer to the puzzle of a recurring dream would change both their lives.
Dream Reunion (Dreams, Book 6)
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Series: Dream Series, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,520. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Dr. Sara Alderson is heading back to college for her ten-year class reunion. Her husband and two of her children are coming with her – and so are her supernatural dreams....
It's Time
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Price: Free! Words: 840. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Being old is bad enough, but when your children forget you, that is the last straw.
বিতংস (The Trap)
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Price: Free! Words: 91,970. Language: Bengali. Published: December 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
'বিতংস' দেয়ার বেড়ে উঠার গল্প। একটি স্বাধীন দেশের প্রেক্ষাপটে। তাই এই গল্পে রাজনীতি এসেছে, দেশের সমাজ ব্যবস্থার কথা এসেছে। সবকিছুই ভাঙ্গাগড়ার মধ্যে দিয়ে এগিয়ে চলছে। দেয়া মফস্বলের মেয়ে। মুক্তিযুদ্ধ দেখেছে খুব কাছ থেকে। আসলে সে দেখেছে মানুষ। শিখেছে কিভাবে মানিয়ে নিতে হয় বিভিন্ন রকম মানুষের সাথে। দেয়ার অভিজ্ঞতাই এই উপন্যাসের পটভূমি।
The 3rd Option
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,840. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013 by Brandylane Publishers. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
When the offices of a new medical think tank called Inc.Ubator are destroyed in a fiery blast, Allan Chappel finds himself the prime suspect and the target of an international manhunt. He must stay alive long enough to untwist the truth and clear his name. What were the researchers at Inc.Ubator hiding? And who was willing to kill to prevent the release of the mysterious "3rd Option"?
Flickers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,530. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Alex struggles to survive the zombie apocalypse (as well as her own guilt) while Moira fights for her freedom in The Void!
I Can Do Anything
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Connor Anthony Michael Holbook is an autistic twenty-four year old who, works stuffing envelopes for an Atlanta insurance company, knows all the Zip Codes used by the United States and its territories, is a tea connoisseur, loves to read, is searching for God, and is now writing a book to prove that he can do anything!
The Complaint
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 101,830. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013 by Pegasus Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
New York attorney, Brian Bradford should have listened to the advice of his wife and co-worker. Little did Brian realize that the defendant, ZeiiMed was an unforgiving, vengeful and diabolical multi-billion dollar corporation that didn't merely defeat its adversaries, it conquered them.
Measuring the Marigolds
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013 by FedoraArts Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dr. Savannah Lund's only way home is through the void that destroyed her partner's mind. Can she take it?
The Daily Conjuror
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Bithia Wellington-Paine understands the old conjuror's adage, "It takes a witch to know one," so it's clear that's not her current problem. It's simply a common thief with a touch of con man, or rather con girl. The “problem,” at fifteen-going-on-grown-up, was Aristolia Stewart Dunsmore and this teen was about to learn that stolen property - especially from a mage - always has a hidden price.
The Beggar
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,590. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
The Beggar asks the questions that surround day-to-day living. "What does it mean to exist?" Jim, quits his job, loses his apartment, and graduates from the Institute to look for the answer to his question. "What is freedom?" For him it is the act itself that gives him identity and a place in society, which he feels so estranged by.
Book of Hours: The Beguilement of Brother Alphaios
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,100. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Christian » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
When Brother Alphaios comes to a great American city to recreate the Book of Hours, he must discover both its origins and the heresies that kept it hidden away for six hundred years. Finding himself an unwelcome guest in a cold, dour monastery, he becomes beguiled both by the audacious fifteenth-century illuminator he calls Jeremiah and the characters he encounters in the vast, chaotic city.
Snoop
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,630. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Bob's rule of investigating: Never take the paranormal at face value. Daisy Luck is a SNOOP - Sanctioned Nationalized Officer Of the Paranormal. Her latest case involving a vampire and a gremlin has her private eye senses in a spin. Throw in yummy Detective Maroney and her life couldn't get more complicated - or could it?
Lethal Cure
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,920. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Dr. Jake Warner forgets an entire day, just after a teenage girl hobbles into his emergency room and dies, clutching a diary of dreams. Days later he wins a free trip to Europe, after another patient dies. Everything is connected—the lost day, the deaths, the diary, and the vacation—but to figure that out, and to save himself, Jake must trust a forgotten lover across a void of lost memories.