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Defender of the Flame
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Series: The Rising Flame, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 146,440. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by Ad Stellae Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Starship pilot Terry Radnor, involved in a secret mission after training that gives him extraordinary physical and psychic capabilities, finds fulfillment in love and in commitment to a cause—until an ironic twist of fate tears him away from everything he has ever cared about. Is there any hope that he can fulfill his pledge to protect the world whose safety is crucial to the future of humankind?
Thailand After Dark
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,770. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Blind dates with psychotic lady-boys. Sadistic bosses and certifiable coworkers. White-water rafting, oily massages with women old enough to be your mom. Mixing cocktails and blindly navigating the Bangkok streets, the bars, the women and the hustlers before hitting rock-bottom and looking at the balcony. James Newman is the Bangkok author of "Bangkok Express", "Thai Meditations," and "The Sub"...
From a Distance
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Series: The distance series, book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,150. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
For as long as I can remember I’ve been alone. No one to tend to my belly aches, no one to kiss my skinned knee and no one to tuck me in. Sure there was the illusion of parents but they didn’t care. All they saw when they looked at our family portrait was themselves. I was always the afterthought, the little girl in corner hiding from the crowd.
Dry Spell
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Price: Free! Words: 1,750. Language: Australian English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Empty clouds and drought weigh on Paul’s soul as an inner voice torments him. It will stop at nothing to force an act of violence from the powerful teenager.
Single Guy, Lonely Grill
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Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
In this short personification, a grill born with a defect struggles to find purpose and fulfillment in life.
An Unkindness of Ravens
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Price: Free! Words: 8,920. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Jeff has been locked up in solitary confinement for nearly five years when the warden offers him an opportunity to reduce his sentence by joining crews that are repairing the country's energy grid, which has been rupturing and blowing up buildings and people, the unexpected and unfortunate result of changing the nation's fuel. He is added to a crew loaded with the nation's most notorious killers.
Missing Planet
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Planetary Monitoring Station finds a nasty surprise when one of the planets in their solar system vanishes without a trace. Mystified by its disappearance, Garren sets out to try to find it. Will the planet be found again? A humorous short story at 6,100 words, bundled with BONUS SHORT STORY 'Act of God' at 3,800 words.
Moments
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When a cargo ship in distress docks at International Space Station 3 near Mars, Hoa Nguyen leads the security team. It only takes her a moment to realize something went seriously wrong. The lack of sound, the smell. She’s never encountered anything like this before. No one has. Kristine Kathryn Rusch is one of the best writers in the field. —SFRevu
Questing For Dragons
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,580. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(3.00 from 1 review)
The richest man in Pen's village wants her for his wife, an evil baron wants her in his bed, his witch wife wants her dead, the emperor offers a huge ransom capture the reborn Roxanne, and, worst of all, she's disguised herself as a boy to squire a formidable yet wooden headed knight who's seeking the Dragon Lord. Somehow she has to avoid the gallows while helping the knight in his quest.
Strangers at the Room of Lost Souls: A Diving Universe Novella
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Series: Diving Universe. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,690. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Enterran Empire Operations Commander Elissa Trekov’s most famous relative died at the Room of Lost Souls, so she thinks she knows the dangers. But when strangers turn up on the so-called abandoned station—strangers who seem to know a lot more about its function than they pretend—she realizes the Room’s legendary history only scratches the surface of the dangers lurking within.
The Moss Garden Journal Of Chan Wing Tsit
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Price: Free! Words: 76,440. Language: American English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
1750. A young Buddhist priest traveling to Korea is caught in storms, driven across the Pacific and shipwrecked. Lacking survival skills, he is taken in by the local people who are far from the barbarians he expected; they are complex, political, sophisticated, urbane and multilingual; a community of traders and priests with deep cultural and spiritual ways and little need for his Buddhist dharma.
Clean Slate Complex (a daynight story)
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Price: Free! Words: 24,140. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(1.00 from 1 review)
Full of action, humor, romance, twists and turns, clean slate complex is a companion story to the highly-praised dystopian novel, daynight. It can be enjoyed before or after reading daynight. Meet Alexa Knight. Feisty, tough and currently homeless in Los Angeles, Alexa agrees to help non-profit group The Second Chance Institute in return for medical care for her sick mother. But there's a catch..
Vacation Violation
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Series: Short short stories, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Saul had a wonderful life for a twelve-year-old, with a loving family and a comfortable home, weekends were three days long, and summer vacation was coming, so why was he tormented by a recurring nightmare? This dark science fiction short short story first appeared in Barbaric Yawp, volume 14, number 3, July 2010.
Nimbus: A Steampunk Novel (Part One)
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Price: Free! Words: 40,240. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Seedy corporations and airship factions, demons and rogues, zealots and thieves…an epic tale of power, greed, and corruption. Nimbus is steampunk for people who don't know they like steampunk, as well as being steampunk for people who already love steampunk!.
Joe's Journey To Jupiter
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Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
The planet Jupiter is different from earth. Joe learns some interesting facts when he meets an alien while walking home from school. The alien wants a friend and he asks Joe to go with him to explore Jupiter. Joe is amazed at the differences he finds between the planet Earth and the planet Jupiter.
Harriet's Mystery (Evenings with Rory I)
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Series: Evenings with Rory. Price: Free! Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Harriet is your average, everyday, garden-variety honeybee. Until one day, when her life is changed forever, she comes upon a Mystery. It's a Mystery of tiny, yet epic proportions. Harriet's mystery is the first in a series of stories inspired by Rory's Story Cubes.
Destiny (Nevermore, Book 4)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,600. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Salem and Alexis have regained their mortality, but at a grave cost. Disregarding Hannah's warning of a dark and terrible future, the now human couple is wed. Planned celebrations are cut short when Desmond gives his daughter and new son-in-law the opportunity for a relaxing honeymoon, with one catch.
The Dysfunctional Honeymoon
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Series: The Dysfunctional Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,550. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The Russian Mob didn’t firebomb the church. A freak tornado didn’t wreak havoc on the reception. Nadine Daniels soon discovers that it was only because Fate was plotting to ruin the honeymoon. Now, she and Zeke are on the run because his past has come back to haunt them both. They are sneaking through the jungle, hoping to survive.
Once Upon a Cowboy (Wacky Women Series #2)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,430. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Western
Cami "Tex" Greenbush is 100% Texan. Cowboying is in her blood. She just needs a chance to prove it. Holt Winston desperately needs a decent wrangler for his Colorado dude ranch. The instant Cami arrives wearing a pink feathered Stetson and fringe hanging from every seam, he fires her. Unfortunately, they've agreed on a 2 week trial and a cowboy's always true to his horse, his woman, and his word.
Status Quo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,570. Language: American English. Published: April 19, 2013 by Penumbra Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Alex and an astronomer are to traverse a wormhole but the government stops the project. 7 years later Alex is part of shuttle Status Quo's untrained crew. The astronomer’s daughter is in a mental hospital, the teen pilot plays on a simulator, his mother is 'psychic.' An incompetent doctor, troubled teen, convicted murderer, and cat are aboard too. The director wants them all dead. Are they doomed?