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Catch a Falling Star (A Christmas Story of Love & Cookies)
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Series: Stardust. Price: Free! Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A short sweet story of reunions, love and cookies (with three sweet recipes included)… At 18 a country songbird flew off seeking stardom. Ten years later she limps home to lick her wounds, never dreaming the boy she left behind will still be there waiting for her. She feels tired and beat, feels like a failure. He thinks otherwise. And it’s Christmas Eve. Maybe life isn’t so sour after all…
Click Go The Shears
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Series: Outback Australia. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,340. Language: Australian English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
"Click Go the Shears" is a traditional Australian folk song. The song details a day's work for a sheep shearer in the days before machine shears. The enduring popularity of this song reflects the traditional role that the wool industry has played in Australian life.
Anglers
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Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Pick a shiny lure and chum the waters! An alternate description of how Excalibre (and other magical swords) found their way into the hands of that mysterious and elusive lady in the Lake.
Blown Bridge Valley
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,730. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Vince got an evening call from fellow engineer Brad in America. The climate change crisis had turned Calgary into a crime razed city policed by drones. Brad said the highways close that night so get out now. Vince decided leaving their Calgary home for Brad’s ideal BC valley community best for his teenage daughter’s future. But first they had to make it through the swarm gang infested countryside.
The Dragon Throne of Avala
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Price: Free! Words: 72,430. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Book One - Captain Eralon Wellsbough displays his allegiance to his king and country by preforming his duty against a treacherous foe of the kingdom. However, this foe is only the puppet of an ancient adversary who is known for his manipulations and schemes. King Lucian calls upon his allies to confront these threats, and we find that those who come to his aid are not what they seem.
The Birdmen of Kor
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Price: Free! Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The bird men of Kor live in a brutal world that is very different in spite of its savage beauty. Whether it's hunting, mating or just soaring in the clouds, a strict hierarchy of status and merit is observed. As for the females, they are a prized commodity. It's open season at all times. A short science-fiction fantasy.
King of the Road
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Price: Free! Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A trucker lies dying. A soul goes riding. Someone sings amazing grace.
A twist In Crime
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 87,380. Language: American English. Published: November 28, 2014 by Ink & Quill Publishers. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A collection of tales with a unique twist, crime stories readable in one sitting.
Trappers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,070. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Mountain man Caleb Pasco was finished after more than 30 seasons of trapping beaver and living wild and free. Then he stumbled across a new valley, full of plump, prime beaver, complete with a creature from his nightmares, and more gold than he could carry. Na’znn had an agenda of his own - and it didn't match Caleb's.
Shared Nightmares
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,080. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
In Shared Nightmares, twelve authors— including New York Times bestseller Larry Correia, #1 Amazon bestseller Michaelbrent Collings, Prometheus Award winner Sarah Hoyt, Campbell Award nominee Max Gladstone, and Hugo nominee Howard Tayler—take you to the dark side of the dream world, where phantasms and fears become frighteningly real.
Sunshine and Raindrops
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Price: Free! Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
In his latest collection of poems Wade C. Long presents selections from both the dark and brighter sides of life.
Zeppelin Follies
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a wacky world filled with advertising zeppelins, muffin-baking robots, and software-generated fiction, a writer finds herself pursued by heiress Mimsy and her ambitious servitor. This short story originally appeared in online magazine Crossed Genres and is reprinted in Rambo's collection, Near + Far.
Ms. Liberty Gets a Haircut
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What's a female superhero to do in the face of the everpresent patriarchy? In this short story, which originally appeared in online magazine Strange Horizons, Ms. Liberty, the mysterious X, Dr. Zenith Arcane, Zanycat, Rocketwoman, the Sphinx, and Kilroy team up to fight not just villains, but the forces of popular culture itself.
No Substitute for Maturity (Subbing isn't for Sissies #3)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,470. Language: American English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
After tangling with killers (NO SUBSTITUTE FOR MURDER) and a deranged drug dealer (NO SUBSTITUTE FOR MONEY), substitute teacher Barbara Reed craves routine, relaxation, and quality time with drug cop Dave Martin. But politics, protests, personality conflicts get in the way. And so does murder.
The Cove
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Price: Free! Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
All Suzanne wants is to fit in with the popular girls, Cleo and Minka. When she receives an invitation from Cleo to join her on a boat trip to the exclusive nightclub The Cove, Suzanne is ecstatic. The problem is new friends aren't always what they seem... Short story (just over 4,000 words) from "Underleaf" - a collection of twisted and strange short stories. "Underleaf" is available now.
No Substitute for Money (Subbing isn't for Sissies #2)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,390. Language: American English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Substitute teacher Barbara Reed knows using the word “perfect” is a sure way to jinx romance, finance, and circumstance. When her drug-cop boyfriend uses the P-word, her car breaks down, her domineering sister drops in, a computer hacker creates chaos at the high school, a hulking thug threatens violence, and a drug dealer decides Barb and her tiny dog Cheese Puff are his tickets out of trouble.
Liza Little & The Doll House
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 180. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Dolls
Liza Little is a six year old curious little girl. When she learns that she can make her own dollhouse, she quickly gets busy to find the things she needs to make this dollhouse. She invites her friends over, who help her finish the dollhouse. Follow Liza Little in her wonderful world where she learns team work and how to make new things.
Lost Time - Tales From The Backwoods, Story #2
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Series: Tales From The Backwoods. Price: Free! Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
What if today was really tomorrow? This is a short tale of a man struggling to sort reality from the unknown.
Flash Mob 1
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 14,510. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
An anthology of Flash Fiction
Holiday Short Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 16,190. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
The stories in this collection each show acceptance of others simply because they are, once the preconceived conception of others needing to fit in a molds constructed by a society lost in dogma.