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Neon Literary Magazine #35
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Series: Neon Literary Magazine. Price: Free! Words: 6,480. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Issue 35 of Neon features the work of Jenny Gray, Jack Brodie, Noel Sloboda, Sarah Greenfield Clark, Nicole Cloutier, Derek Adams, Deborah Sellers, and Annette Volfing. The cover image is by Imran Khan.
The Devil Wept
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,390. Language: American English. Published: August 2, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
“You are cordially invited to attend a weeklong gathering. The world, once exhilarating, has grown tedious...” An unlikely band of scoundrels are invited by an unknown host, and asked to share their most exciting and incriminating tales. Outlaws, cowboys, and lawmen all take turns telling their stories at a campfire each night as one thing becomes clear: someone will not survive the week.
Finding Meaning With A Hofner, Goldtop & Double Neck SG
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,790. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Why are we here? How did we get here? What does it mean anyway? Three mates living with chronic mental illness form a rock'n'roll band led by a mental health worker and find that their musical jouney brings them far more than sex, drugs and rock'n'roll!
Natural Family Disasters
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Series: The Shape-Shifter, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,560. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013 by Ylva Publishing. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Five short stories that give us glimpses into the lives of Griffin, Jorie, and the other characters from Second Nature. - Bonding Time - Coming to Dinner - Babysitter Material - When the Cat’s Away - Plus One
Little Women Retold For Kids (Beginner Reader Classics)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,720. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Classics
Few coming of age stories have touched quite as many readers as "Little Women." The story about the lives of four sisters is just as relevant today as it was then. If you want to introduce your children to the classic work, then this is the perfect book. It takes the structure and plot of Alcott’s work and puts it into a language and format that younger kids will understand. KidLit-O’s newest s
Virtually True
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Price: $5.97 USD. Words: 75,840. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013 by Wayzgoose Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
When his friend is murdered, journalist True Ailey sets out to find the killers, and in the process untangles a vast conspiracy that threatens to upend the global balance of power. Set in the near future, Virtually True takes readers on a wild ride through a world where corporations rule, technology has been woven into the fabric of people's lives, and information can be a weapon or a life-saver.
Full Swing
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,520. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The only place they still communicate is between the sheets…a professional woman golfer and an Army Ranger struggle to save their marriage after he’s seriously injured in combat and has to retire. Tyler Brandon believes his wife deserves better than a broken man, but Jill dreams of a future when they stop fighting and start talking long enough to reclaim their happily ever after.
Blood Skies Omnibus Vol. 1
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 261,950. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Vampires. Magic. War. Welcome to the world After the Black. This collected edition includes the first three novels of the Blood Skies saga — BLOOD SKIES, BLACK SCARS and SOULRAZOR — plus the all-new short story CRUCIFIX POINT. Completely re-edited and featuring exciting new cover art by Barry Currey, the BLOOD SKIES OMNIBUS is a must-have for any Dark Fantasy or Military Sci-Fi collection!
Trial and Terror
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Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 57,090. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013 by Wayzgoose Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
The good news is that public defender Summer Neuwirth just won her first case, involving a brutal rape and kidnapping. The bad news? Her client was guilty. And he knows all about Summer's past. As Summer pursues her next case, to keep an innocent woman off death row, elements of that past entwine with her present legal work and rocky personal life to culminate in a thrilling trial--and terror.
Seed
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
In a future devoid of beauty, where people live and labor in squalid equality, a seed of hope is uncovered. A woman with a secret in a time where secrets mean death, brings life to a dying society.
Aurealis #63
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,460. Language: Australian English. Published: August 1, 2013 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
This month's Aurealis brings on the aliens with Gerry Huntman's 'The Pillar of the Small God', an alien contact story featuring communication problems with an intriguing race, and a translating device that doesn't work perfectly. And Liam Pieper’s 'Prophet' provides the sort of world-within-a-world-within-a-world immersion that you may never disentangle yourself from.
Tom Thumb In French and English (Bilingual Edition)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
What better way to introduce your child to a new language than with this dual language of Grimm’s classics ! The Brothers Grimm’s fairytales are magical; but how do you get kids excited about the stories when most translations were written over 100 years ago in a dated English? This is a retelling of one of Grimm’s most beloved stories: Tom Thumb. This book is also available as a larger antholo
Rumpelstitskin In French and English (Bilingual Edition)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
What better way to introduce your child to a new language than with this dual language of Grimm’s classics ! The Brothers Grimm’s fairytales are magical; but how do you get kids excited about the stories when most translations were written over 100 years ago in a dated English? This is a retelling of one of Grimm’s most beloved stories: Rumpelstitskin. This book is also available as a larger ant
Poseidon (The God Chronicles #2)
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Series: The God Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,850. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
When Audrey's perfect life gets torn away in a tragic accident, she begins to spiral out of control. Thankfully, Sy steps in to save her-literally. Over time, strong feelings begin to battle within her, feelings she does not want to have. Will she be able to let go of her past in order to secure her future?
Rapunzel in French and English (Bilingual Edition)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
What better way to introduce your child to a new language than with this dual language of Grimm’s classics ! The Brothers Grimm’s fairytales are magical; but how do you get kids excited about the stories when most translations were written over 100 years ago in a dated English? This is a retelling of one of Grimm’s most beloved stories: Rapunzel. This book is also available as a larger antholog
Murder in Chinatown
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Series: Peyton Brooks' Mysteries, Volume 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,810. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
When Peyton and Marco are pulled off the most significant case of their careers, they struggle to find their equilibrium. Marco’s growing distance brings out Peyton’s worst insecurities, and while everyone around her seems to be moving forward in their lives, she feels stuck.
Katie and the Mystery of Altburg Castle
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Series: Katie Carter Mystery, Book 11. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,880. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013 by Barkley Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Katie's family has roots in Germany, and that connection has led them to the castle of Altburg. Katie's mother Jean has inherited the castle from relatives she never met, but all is not well in Altburg Castle. The locals fear for their lives, as a werewolf stalks their village each night. Can Katie catch the monster before anyone else gets hurt?
The Mael
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,780. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
The Mael is a standalone thriller novel for ages 9-14. It doesn't contain vampires, wizards, kids with psychic powers, or superheroes. It does contain monstrous aliens, horrible torture, and acts of desperate heroism. This may be a dystopia, but they're certainly not playing games.
Submerged
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
An isolated, frail old man trapped in his apartment. What possible threat could he pose to the sociopaths next door? Except that Brendan has his wife's foolish bravery to live up to ... Submerged, a short story (2,988 words), can be enjoyed alone or as part of Orotund: Collected Short Stories Volume Two.
Positively Shocking
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Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Constance Magee is not a street urchin, not a thief, not a lost soul in the street of London. She is a girl surviving Her Majesty’s Empire one day at a time, nursing a sense of right and wrong, And sometimes, that sense doesn’t always see eye-to-eye with the law. Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences by Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris.