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Erstwhile
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,530. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Richard and Susan Styles move to a secluded beach town in Florida filled with hope that they'll be able to eliminate the distractions inherent in hectic city life, and focus on the love they share unconditionally. Branded as outsiders by the locals they become even more isolated. A rift divides the two and each examine their pasts hoping to clear the way for a bright future.
Shelter from Thunder
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Price: Free! Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Sam is a quiet and lonely boy who had the misfortune to be born a few years before World War II. Finding shelter from German bomber planes is almost a daily part of his life now but he wonders when his luck will run out...
War Game
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Jo and Lije were secret friends, talking at night from their windows across three feet of alley. It wasn't a big secret, their friendship. It was a little secret, something pleasant, but not really important. Until all the kids in the neighborhood joined forces to play a war game. Jo's war game.
The Great Shark Hunt
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Price: Free! Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
As if battling a fifteen-foot Great White Shark off the coast of Northern California wasn't enough, Jack McClure must fend off his marine biologist friend who is hitting on the girl of his dreams. Will Jack find his voice in time to land the shark and the girl?
DEPLOYMENT VIETNAM -Part 1
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Price: Free! Words: 86,910. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
(5.00 from 1 review)
Deployment Vietnam is based on the author's two tours in Vietnam in the 1960's with the US Navy's Seabees. It relates his experiences in construction of roads, helicopter pads and maintaining Highway One, "THE STREET OF NO JOY", during the rainy seasons of the late 1960 's. He details how the Seabees dealt with not only rain and mud but also the Viet Cong's mines and sniper fire.
Tiger, Tiger: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Love, friendship, heartbreak and tigers. When two teenage boys in the Netherlands find themselves promoted from roustabout to apprentice tiger trainers the possibilities are immense, but also treacherous. And as they become men the friends discover that the biggest danger is not the tigers.
After the Flood and Other Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011 by Good Story Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This collection of short stories is perfect for reading on an airplane, at a bus stop, or on your couch in front of a roaring fire. Visit the past, present and future in the Mississippi delta, the desert Southwest, the Texas high plains and the snow-swept Wyoming prairie. Join the the protagonists as they deal with floods, wars, blizzards and the human dimensions of life, love, danger and death.
The sirens' strain
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Drama/Theatrical
A man blindfolded and tied up to a ship mast. Two companions at the oars. The boat of life, rather than a sturdy hull, seems more likely as a wreck without sails and helm, floating on a sea out of space and time, in a distressing and motionless drift towards far-off and unreachable dockings, different for each of the three seamen.
Tess and All Kinds
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Price: Free! Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Tess lives with Grandma Wilma now. Grandma manages a storage facility, and Tess watches people come and go. She places them in categories, and for a seven-year old she has some insightful thoughts.
A Dream Apart
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 63,640. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Elliot Bergeron has just graduated from university and is falling for a young woman. Elliot Bergeron is a disheartened thirty year-old elementary school teacher counting down the years to his pension. Elliot Bergeron’s life is wide open. Elliot Bergeron’s life is sealed shut. Elliot Bergeron has dreams of his future. Elliot Bergeron has dreams of his past.
Promises
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 157,440. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy meet as children. Over the years, their feelings for each other grow and promises are made, but unfortunate circumstances keep them apart. Will misunderstandings and mistaken impressions divide Elizabeth and William forever?
Dante's Inferno: A Retelling in Prose
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,600. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a retelling of Dante's "Inferno" in novel form. Dante the Pilgrim travels through all the circles of Hell, including Limbo. His guide is Virgil, the author of the Roman epic poem the "Aeneid." After seeing Lucifer in the lowest part of Hell, Dante climbs to the Mountain of Purgatory. The rest of Dante's adventures are told in "Purgatory" and "Paradise."
Commitment
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 78,130. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
Marta and husband Raymond were living their dreams; serving as missionaries in Indonesia. A rival villager kills Raymond and Marta is left alone. What will her future hold? John wants to be an airline pilot. He begins his odyssey flying missionaries over the jungles of Iryan Jaya, Indonesia. He plans to stay a short time as he gains flying experience.
Just Money
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 162,570. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
This book is based on real events in England in 1990, a maelstrom of large scale financial fraud that left a lot of people breathless at the time. The author was at the heart of the efforts to put it all right. Inevitably it is in involved story but the inclusion of the hero's girlfriend allows all the explanations to be given as the story proceeds. Try it - you'll be wiser for having read it.
Six from Greeley
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Price: Free! Words: 32,020. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Greeley, Texas--a frontier town with a bad attitude and a reputation to match. Who lived in such a wicked place? Several compelling answers spring to life in this short story collection spanning more than a century of life, love and lust in the west Texas dust. This revised edition includes a sample chapter from Josh Langston's new novel, "Resurrection Blues," a tale of a town that doesn't exist.
The Queen's Assassin
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 99,400. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
The plans of the Dark Brotherhood reach a crescendo as magical murder is unleashed in the conquered city of Halim. While the fate of the civilised world hangs in the balance, Rik must do battle with dragons, super-human killers and the sinister squid-like Elder Race known only as the Quan. In his quest for vengeance, Rik must now face the deadliest threat of all; his monstrous, inhuman father.
The Lawyer
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Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Jonathan is a powerful, successful lawyer, with a six-figure salary and a beautiful wife. Yet when she unearths a ghost from the past, he finds himself re-evaluating his entire existence. This short story is a tale of hope, which shows that it’s never too late to follow your dreams.
Die By The Sword
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Price: Free! Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
After twenty long years, Torthan is free. He was thrown in a hellish dungeon for rebelling against the cruel Lord Vengir. He emerges into a world that is radically different than the one he fought for long ago. Everyone pleads with him to embrace this new world. Torthan scorns them all and seeks vengeance against the man who destroyed his life.
Ambushed
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,880. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
This is a short story about a soldier and his squad doing patrols deep in the jungles of Vietnam. They encounter an ambush by the vietcong soldiers and must fight for survival. A tribute to all soldiers living with PTSD - Word Count: 1871
Coloured and Other Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 32,640. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
“The stories in Coloured are instantly absorbing- which is a triumph with short stories where the writer only has a limited number of pages to win you over.” --Phoebe What's it like being the ant in the ice cream? The characters in this short story collection will show you. Experience life as they know it as transplants from across the world into American suburbia.