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Ruby's Imagine
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,890. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Ruby Butterfly, this jeweled metamorphosis of a cattypillar, landed on a bright green wisteria leaf like some kind of winged oracle and looked straight at me . . .We understood each other down deep to our transfigured and transforming cellular parts, and I knew the Big Oaks had told Ruby Butterfly and now she was letting me in on the not-so-secret secret: a storm was coming.
Our Red Thread
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012 by Short Story Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Short Story Press Presents Our Red Thread by Katie Farrison Our Red Thread is a story of love, depression, and finding happiness with the one you love. The red thread theory, or the red string of fate, is the belief that there is a red thread connecting two people who are destined to be together.
I See It's You
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012 by Short Story Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Short Story Press Presents I See It's You by Tara Mitchell I See It's You is the story of friends and partners coming to the realization that they cannot find love in life because they were meant for one another. Livy and Greg own an interior design business together. They have worked together day in and day out for more than ten years.
Zeek and the Hoodies
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Series: Zeek World Series. Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Graphic novel
Ezekiel was just an ordinary guy. One day he snapped at a group of young people that hung around his neighborhood. The events that followed led him on a journey - through wrongful incarceration, media manipulation and public vilification – into a man called “Zeek”: a vigilante who will clean up the very system that created him.
Little Pests
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012 by Short Story Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Short Story Press Presents Little Pests by Matthew Kilpatrick “Little Pests” is a tale of suspense and terror that builds from the vaguely sinister beginning of a cockroach infestation, and increases to fever pitch when it is revealed that the man sent to rid a family’s home of the insects proves to be far more of a threat than the cockroaches themselves.
Beautiful Bad Man
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,040. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Western
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
In 1866 two children shared desperate moments that changed their lives. For fifteen years, each dreams of the person the other other must have become. When Norah and Caleb meet again, she is a bitter widow, he is an unscrupulous gunman. Alternately angry and attracted, they form an uneasy partnership to hold Norah's land against a greedy neighbor. Their bargain never included love, or did it?
Trench Talk
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Series: A War of Words, Book 2 of 2. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 11,160. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
(5.00 from 1 review)
In every Conflict there are unsung heroes, those who go beyond the call of duty but go unrewarded. All wars produce tales that fascinate the young and horrify the old, our duty is to remember the truth of those who fought.
A Creepy Collection: Six Supernatural Tales
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,360. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
A collection of six paranormal short stories, with ghosts, vampires & witches.
Unable To Breathe
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,580. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012 by Short Story Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Short Story Press Presents Unable To Breathe by Jasmine Bowen It follows the story of a grungy Rockstar named Michael and an innocent model named Olympia. They didn't have much in common; except for fame…and the inability to properly breathe. Olympia was brought up in the ghetto of New York in a single parent household with nothing; and has only recently come into her own.
Dad’s Down Under
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012 by Short Story Press. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Short Story Press Presents Dad’s Down Under by Chad Collins Dad’s Down Under is a funny, witty, and wholehearted foray into the mind of an eighteen year old present for his abusive father’s funeral. The story’s short narrative structure permits an impeccable flow of narrative that manages to be consistently surprising as the author deftly balances humor and emotion.
Duel With The Werefrog
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,080. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When salacious 70-year-old gold digger Silvia starts batting her astigmatic eyes and flashing her pearly dentures at Nathanial over bingo, Deidre knows she needs to convince her smitten boss that Silvia is nothing but trouble. When Nathaniel accidentally espies Silvia laying her charms on a neighboring obese werefrog named Henrick, Nathaniel challenges the werefrog to a duel.
Unexpected Trip To Thyrgaryn
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012 by Short Story Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Short Story Press Presents Unexpected Trip To Thyrgaryn by Christine Tanner John is thrown into a world where he has no idea what is going on. First he’s chased by zombies, and they aren’t real. He is then thrust into the world of fantasy. For a boy who plays Dungeons and Dragons it’s just like an adventure that he and his friends have played before.
The M-word (Summer Wedding Series)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,160. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Having been burned by love, Brenda doesn’t believe in happily ever after. But she wants a baby and Marius could use a green card, so she decides to take a practical approach. There’s nothing wrong with an arranged marriage, as long as she is doing the arranging. The M-word is a quirky, sweet romance.
The Scholar and Her Escort (A Novella)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,290. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
(4.00 from 1 review)
Selina knows a lot about books but not so much about people. When she writes off the gentleman escorting her to the Gathering of Great Minds as a brainless fighter, it might just lead to her most important lesson yet.
Monkey Say
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Price: Free! Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
"No interview has made me feel more awkwardly American than the capuchin monkey seated across the small stone table from me." I couldn't think of a better blurb than the lead-in sentence. Really, don't you want to read about what happens when a man interviews a monkey?
The Cave
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Price: Free! Words: 820. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012 by 5minutefiction.co.uk. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Mole and Frog have fun in this funny tale for the young and young at heart
Falling Apart
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,700. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
Heather is taken hostage and Paul’s body is slowly giving way to the virus. Paul needs to survive the upcoming war before he finds himself defecting to the other side and leaving Heather to the lead zombie’s non-existent mercy. Paul has three days to get the cure or he becomes what the world fears the most – a flesh eating zombie.
A Butterfly Stole My Wings
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A book of poetry with something for everyone. These poems are from the heart and deal with American life--love, friendship, acceptance and rejection.
Interloper's Folly
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Price: Free! Words: 8,620. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
(5.00 from 1 review)
As the Roman legions begin their withdrawal from Britannia, one of the few remaining front line garrisons at Gariannonum awaits evacuation while holding off a ferocious Saxon attack. Will a Roman fleet arrive in time to save their brothers’ lives, or are they fated to die in a backwater province so far from home – mere footnotes of a doomed empire that has entered its twilight years?
Taming a Montana Maverick
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 18,110. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Western
Matilda Dupree has loved her brother's best friend for most of her life, but he's never seen her as anything but a tomboy who tagged along behind him...or so she thinks. Can Ned convince her that he does in fact see her as a woman and wants to settle down with her for all time?