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Desperate Measures
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Price: Free! Words: 24,000. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Set in the late 1960s Desperate Measures is a humorous story that follows twelve-year old Owen Finnegan as he tries to cope with one of the biggest events that has ever taken place at his school in the small rural town of Barclay.
Brawlers
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Price: Free! Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
this is a short, action-based, piece in which two friends enter a bar and are immediately assaulted for undefined circumstances. the narrative then documents the ensuing fight, following the main character in the first person perspective as he is beaten, bludgeoned and thrashed to within an inch of his life.
Cosmic Rain
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,400. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Hurt and angry, a fifteen year old escapes to the deep forest for solitude from her older brother's ongoing verbal abuse. On one of her excursions, she falls into an unknown cave with no way out and no one to find her. As the days push forward, the inconceivable transpires. While her frantic parents search for her, parts of another reality begin to poke through Earth's fabric inside the cave...
The Pirate Hunter's Lady (Regency Pirates #2)
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Series: Regency Pirates, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,750. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
Diana Worthing finds herself spirited away and questioned by James Ardmore, pirate hunter, because she possesses a secret that could lead to a deadly pirate James seeks. But when sparks fly, Ardmore pins her to the wall and asks her to sail away with him, and the temptation is great. James lets her go but the next year finds himself stranded at her home, at her mercy, and the sparks just as hot...
An Unexpected Return
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,640. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012 by Decadent Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Looking to experience all the universe has to offer, Prince Aristides escapes from the kingdom of Tyto and travels through space to the Emerald Planet, Elatia. He yearns to partake in the activities the planet is famous for and fulfill all his sexual desires, but loses his heart and soul to an Adamos apprentice. ..
Cultura Espiritual Egipcia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,690. Language: Spanish. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt
Dioses y Diosas de la Cultura Egipcia Antigua. La simbología sagrada y los misterios encerrados en las pictografías e imágenes de los grandes maestros de sabiduría y los hierofantes del secreto milenario egipcio.
The White Gloves
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Price: Free! Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Pompous Lord Crawley, dazzling Annabelle Harrison-Blythe and the charming Mr Banner are all looking for something; whether it be diamonds, a lost love, or just a good drink. Between the parties and occasions, they find themselves holding on to moments that refuse to stand still – and are swept away in the process.
The Long Slow Dance
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Price: Free! Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
(Short Story) A bird on a mission, a sad immortal king, a lost love found, an evening's enchantment. Some happy endings are not meant to be.
Devereux: The Night Before Kismet
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,980. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Master vampire Devereux has it all: immortality, good looks, intelligence, money, a body to die for, and a constant stream of available women. Sounds like an ideal existence. So, what's the problem?
Devane's Reality - A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
How does one cope with complete and utter loneliness? Imagine living in a world occupied by one - not another living creature. How could such a thing be possible? Doesn't matter. What matters is how Lawrence Steven Devane reacts when plunged into precisely this situation. ~~~~~ "The towering skyscrapers and menacing toys of man lay well behind me now, the shimmering skeleton of a dead metropolis."
Generation Next The Real Thing
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Price: Free! Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Gundar is just another alien living on earth trying to make ends meet. He is working hard to make his club, The Black Hole, successful enough to franchise it, but to what end? Find out what Gundar really has in store for the people of earth.
Grandpa's Magic Flute
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Price: Free! Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Legends of Arth short story #1: The gift of grandpa's flute to young Raven changed her life! With it, she found that she could summon little friends (that she called her "sparkles") and they were quite magical. When she told her grandpa about them, he just passed it off as to a young girl's imagination. But, in the end, the flute, as well as her "sparkles", saved her life!
Pie
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Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
“Tonight, we have strawberry and rhubarb pie and a story about the time my friend from high school set fire to our headmaster’s car, or Grasshopper pie and a story about when my Uncle Anthony punched a cop.” While working the graveyard shift at the local greasy spoon, Marnie entertains the customers with stories of her eccentric Aunt Sarah.
Shotgun Handle Beat
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Price: Free! Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Sold to an aggressive recluse, Max still manages to see the good in life - and his captor. Shotgun Handle Beat is a story of unreciprocated loyalty and the struggle to understand your place in a world that beats you down.
Scattered Lives: A Collection of Short Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A look into the lives of five individuals who are struggling with social issues that affect their health and the way they run their lives. Social issues are explored in a fictional setting as the characters struggle with different aspects of life and society.
Harboring Kintah
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
They’ve nearly escaped Corps space, but an inspector’s gotten suspicious. If they find Kintah, they won’t care she’s just a child—they’ll kill her, anyway. How will Saul keep her safe? (A short story of about 1500 words, plus 2 bonus related stories, totaling 3900 words for all 3 stories.)
What You Never Read In The History Books
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Price: Free! Words: 660. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
They say History is written by the winners. When it comes down to it, what do you REALLY know about historical characters other than what is written down? Caution! Contains some swearing.
The Excess
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Price: Free! Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Caroline, Michael, Timothy, Alice, Molly, Thomas, Sarah, William, Harrison, Warwick. 'We hate our own families. We’re made to feel like garbage. Collection, Excess. That’s what they label us. Rubbish that needs to be disposed of.' Abandoned by their families and dumped in the desert to die, ten teenagers struggle to fight against the sand, the heat and their fates.
Black Box
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Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In 2085, Dr Josef Hanson, and the last survivors of humanity, watch the destruction of Earth from Chronicle; a billion-dollar moon base. Built to preserve world history, its library becomes a symbol of hope for survival. But that’s not all; inside lies a supercomputer known as the Black Box... Not everyone is convinced of hope. Conflicts lead to dire consequences. The world will shatter, again...
The Perspicacity of Soaring Eagle
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
After a devastating fireflood the Earth has been newly terraformed. Soaring Eagle, searching for the spirits of his ancestors, finds a frigid island in the far north inhabited by huge bears which are supposed to be docile but have turned savage. Then a woman arrives who is bent on avenging a past wrong. A quest for fulfillment becomes a struggle for survival.