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The Curious Case of the Werewolf That Wasn't, the Mummy That Was, and the Cat in the Jar
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short tale of mummies, werewolves, and well preserved felines set in the world of the Parasol Protectorate. Alessandro Tarabotti and his valet, Floote, are on a mission in Egypt when they encounter visiting tourists and things go all pie shaped. What is his real mission and will his Aunt Archangelica approve of his treatment of her cat?
Aurealis #72
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,170. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 12, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Aurealis #72 features the testing and touching ‘Age’ from Ashlee Jade and the tough and turbulent ‘Ballard and Ballard: A Biopunk Detective Tale of 2080 AD’ from Steven Ma. Shane M Brown offers some salient advice with ‘The Pitfalls of Self-Publishing’. With some of the most searching SF/Fantasy reviews available anywhere and top-notch artwork, Aurealis #72 is bursting with goodness.
A Shadow in Yucatan
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,540. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A poignant poetic novella recapturing the optimism of the sixties, Stephanie walks from pregnancy to pain, finding unexpected friends in unlikely places, and a growing instinct for truth and generosity.
Crash and Burn: A Men of Crash, Fire and Rescue Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,720. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Crash, Fire and Rescue marine Dane Roberts loves his job—but he never expected his latest rescue to be a blast from his own past. Military pilot Laura Jo Dawson hasn’t stopped running since high school and her one night with the sexy quarterback. But when her jet crashes and Dane rescues her, spending time in the arms of her sexy rescuer looks better and better...
The Assassin's Tale
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Series: World of the Frostborn, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,720. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Mara is an assassin of the Red Family, the dreaded assassins of the city of Cintarra, and few can match her lethal skill. But Mara has a dark secret. Her father was a dark elven prince, and his terrible power stirs in her blood. And when she faces her next target, that power threatens to devour her…
THE WILD ONES: A Pennsylvania Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
This story takes place in New Pennsylvania (the setting of Michael Bunker's Pennsylvania novel) shortly after the founding of the Amish Zone in NP. It is not necessary to have read the Pennsylvania Omnibus to understand and enjoy this story. It is a stand-alone short story focusing more attention on the first Amish settlers in New Pennsylvania.
A Question of Honor (Swords and Salt, Tale 1)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,210. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
With less than six months until his entrance exams for the famed Nurian warrior-mage academy, Yanko is sent to his uncle’s salt mine for “hardening,” as his father calls it. He expects endless days of physical labor; what he doesn’t expect is to have to choose one of the mine’s prisoners as a sparring partner. He's expected to kill his opponent… before his opponent kills him.
Back Again
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Price: $1.40 USD. Words: 14,010. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
Between life and death lies fate. "Dawn had lost count of the number of times she’d lived through this. Every time it hurt as much as the time before. Eventually, she thought that she must become immune to the events, and that her heart wouldn’t shatter into a thousand, million pieces— But it always did."
Perfect Day
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Wyatt loves Grahaem. Grahaem is still in love with Jase. But things could be worse. They could be camping. Oh.
Sweet Little Lies
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,490. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
The day Femi caught her first bounty she knew this was it; she found her place in the Abyss. However, one mistake, one act of kindness, one beautifully whispered lie could cost her everything--even her life.
Scenic Route
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Price: $1.53 USD. Words: 9,810. Language: American English. Published: February 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
SCENIC ROUTE IS A 30 PAGE, 7,500 WORDS SHORT STORY When Pam, Michael and their young sons take the scenic route through Broken Springs, Population 402, they will never know their terrible mistake. This scenic route may have done more than extend their trip. It may have changed their lives. Forever.
Clytie's Caller
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
(4.00 from 1 review)
Bath, 1816. Clytemnestra Preston has become so terrified of life that she refuses to leave her room. Not even her family can convince her to take her place in Society again. Doctor Samuel Whittington, late of His Majesty's Army, may be her only chance for a cure ... and romance. Can Sam convince Clytie to open the door, and her heart?
The War Veteran
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Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 12,100. Language: American English. Published: February 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The War Veteran is a 45 page, 11,000 word SHORT STORY. For seventy years, World War II veteran Jack Baker has endured vivid flashbacks to that horrific June day on Omaha Beach. But tonight, the flashback will be terrifyingly different. Tonight it becomes real. Tonight, Jack’s seventy-year-old secret will come back to claim him.
Xavier Doolittle: A Christian End Times Short Story
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Series: The End Times Saga. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,700. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
Xavier Doolittle is the Secret Service Chief at the White House. We follow him when he first goes to college and begins abandoning the Christian life. Eventually, he begins working for the government and falls for their propaganda regarding Christians and Conservatives. When the End Times approach, he discovers his attitude has been completely wrong in this short story in the End Times Saga.
Aurealis #71
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,170. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Aurealis #71 has superb stories from Michael Grey and Emma Osborne, plus Shane M Brown's advice on e-publishing and our extensive reviews section.
Jon Ryan: An End Times Short Story
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Series: The End Times Saga. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,640. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
Jon Ryan dreamed of becoming a doctor since he was a child. When the government takes over his profession, he continues to practice as medical plagues and disasters occur, with the government assuring him that everything's fine shortly before the end times.
Never Say Such Things (A Fall Into Darkness Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013 by Lyrical Lit. Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
A Fall Into Darkness Short Story Some secrets should never be told....The darkness wants souls. Once chosen, would you trade your own to save the one you love? Includes a Brand New Bonus Poem: Fool's Tongue
The Fool
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,690. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
When Rebecca allows her friend to drag her to a fair, she goes reluctantly and without enthusiasm. However, the afternoon takes a surprising turn that she had not expected.
Crows Among Doves
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Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 14,700. Language: British English. Published: June 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Emie and Joshua were best friends up until her father died and their relationship crumbled. Recently, another death has brought them together, and now they're closer than before. However, this new death has thrown Emie into a supernatural power struggle where Joshua's rival longs to kill her.
Across the Road (Love's Crossing 2)
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Series: Love's Crossing, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,410. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Western
In Episode 2: Beth encounters handsome Jared O’Rourke, putting her and others in danger. Diana and Libby meet with a possible ally. Evan confronts a memory from the past. About Love's Crossing: Diana Wright, Beth Chaney, and Libby Tate inherit a saloon and are determined to make the town their new home. Sweet, clean western romance adventure, a novelette of 12,000 words. This is a complete story.