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The Rise & Fall of Basskick
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Series: The Prodigal Sons. Price: Free! Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
"The year I turned forty was the year it hit me at last that I wasn't going to make it as a rock star." Getting old is a nasty realization to have to make. But when our hero small-town buddies got together to form a hard-rock band a decade and a half ago, they had something. A kind of magic. Can they grab that magic again, years later? A follow-on to the novel The Prodigal Sons (also an ebook).
Marius' Mules III: Gallia Invicta
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Series: Marius' Mules, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 171,910. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
(5.00 from 1 review)
56bc. As Fronto and his friends winter in Rome, trouble is brewing in the north. The tribes of Armorica, driven to desperate action by the harsh rule of Crassus, raise their standards in defiance of the Roman eagle causing a chain reaction that threatens everything the legions of Caesar have achieved. Can the general's commanders stamp out the fires of rebellion before the whole of Gaul is ablaze?
KIKU;Dance of Draconian Days
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 123,220. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
From a review: Hi Marc! Just finished your book. It's very, very good - gritty and grueling at times, woven with gentleness of love and the harshness of trauma. First of all, let me say this: You do an amazing job creating the mood inside of the historical context. A fascinating story concept. It was tender, gripping, and painful. I carried images from your writings with me for days after.
Gods on Patrol
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Hercules now works for Divinity Enforcement, a special crimes unit that helps keep the Gods under control, and their antics out of the press. Ride with Hercules and Perseus as they respond to various calls on a night of Gods on Patrol.
On Cloud 9
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,270. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
Maya is the main character of this fictional book. She is going through her dark days. At the right time of her life, she comes across Guruji—a man of wisdom—and various other women who impact her. Sunshine returns back into her life. This book is woven with mysticism, imagery, poetry, philosophy, and practical solutions where you will discover answers to the most vital aspect of your life.
Lifting the Wheel of Karma
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,050. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
A searing epic of redemption between a tormented boy from Montana and a mystical old wise man from India, alleged to possess supernatural healing power, who is the guardian of a magnificent secret.
A Farmer's Goodbye
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Price: Free! Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
(3.00 from 1 review)
After a half century of farming, an old man takes one last walk across his land.
Root Fire
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
A lost child, a banished husband--will it take a fire to teach Nell what's really important?
New Age Psychopathy and Bourgeois Liberalism: A Socratic Dialogue
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
New Age Psychopathy and Bourgeois Liberalism: A Socratic Dialogue is a novelette, the bulk of which is a Socratic dialogue in which Steve, a man with an impeccable ability to understand the complex dynamics involved in mainstream society and fringe society today, paints a frightening picture of the unpleasant reality behind bourgeois mystical facades, and a possibly hellish future that may await.
Sarah's Story
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 94,490. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » African
Sarah’s Story takes an unflinching look at the the bitter apartheid years. Sarah Khumalo is a farm worker, who works all her life for the Crewe family on their smallholding in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Her family story is the story of the Poqo uprisings, forced removals, small town consumer boycotts, change and murder. The novel won the 1996 Bertram’s Literature of Africa Award.
The Lads Army
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,700. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
William was bundled into a truck heading north as Hitler’s Nazi Germany invaded Europe. Most feared Britain would be next, surely living in the Scottish countryside with a drunken old priest would be the safest place for him. Will and his new friends go looking for adventure and uncover a secret network of German spies collaborating with the IRA. His life becomes a fight for survival.
The Lesbian Thespian
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Price: Free! Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Herb Wanamaker and Kit Calhoun share a mutual disgust for the light-skinned Negro who never cleans up after her Great Dane at the dog park. For the lonely widower and lesbian actress it’s a textbook case of Jungian synchronicity.
Dead Soul (In Her Name: The Last War, Book 3)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,970. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Three years after the brutal first contact encounter with the alien Kreelan Empire, the human Confederation is desperate, and President McKenna orders the military to deliver a victory to give humanity hope. But the overwhelming firepower that they plan to bring to bear on the Kreelans may not be enough. For this time, Ichiro Sato and his companions face the deadliest Kreelan warrior yet...
Rooster Under the Table by Lois June Wickstrom and Jean Lorrah
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Once upon a time, in a land of magic, there lived a princess who did NOT want to marry. She wanted to have adventures like the knights, or rule a kingdom like her father. She didn't like sitting around in pretty dresses, eating daintily with fancy silverware, and speaking in a soft, ladylike voice. And those were the only things a queen, ever got to do. This is not your classic folktale princess.
Soldier, Lily, Peace and Pearls
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 78,910. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011 by Deux Voiliers Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The novel spans the period from 1975 to the present day. Two children and their families become the victims of persecution when the Communists take Phnom Penh and Saigon. Three years later, they meet in a refugee camp in Malaysia where the boy, Quan, becomes the protector of his adopted sister Minh Chau.
The Listening Post
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Price: Free! Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
When he hears some noises in his attic Alec finds he's got a serious bat problem... and ends up having to visit the old man known as Hunchy for help.
The Moon Tonight Feels My Revenge
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You set the price! Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011 by Keyhole Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
One-man black metal bands and stories, a short collection of short stories by Matthew Simmons.
I & Thou
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Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Since going on birth control in middle school, Celeste has been on a bit of a lascivious tear, but all that sexual carnage is coming to an abrupt halt when she meets the Hassidic Jew.
O'Doul
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,470. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short Western adventure... O’Doul has been a lot of places and done a lot of things in his life. Now, working on a ranch outside Pitchfork Creek, he finds bad things happening all around. The ranch owner and his wife are splitting up and O’Doul is forced to ride herd on a hot-headed cowboy. When events come to a head, O’Doul makes a deadly decision and goes into action.
Broken
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 119,920. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Broken is the bittersweet journey of a man desperately trying to come to terms with his wife’s suicide only to discover that he never truly loved her, but loved another woman instead.