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One Foot in the Stirrup
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,190. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This is a collection of nine western stories, ranging from gunfights to romance. Men and women alike have enjoyed these selections. Each story has the features of good western writing—a clearly etched setting, memorable characterization, an original storyline, and a lively writing style. These are selections to read more than once.
The Witch's Tale
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Series: Dame Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
(5.00 from 1 review)
Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live... Witchcraft has come to the peaceful village near St. Frideswide, and its foul touch is striking down those closest to the church. Can Dame Frevisse thwart the servants of the devil before the hellfire of hysteria sears the souls of the faithful? Or is there more to this magic than meets the eye? The truth can only be found in the Witch's Tale.
Chain Reaction: A Novel
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,530. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Three years after quitting the pro circuit, former cycling star Cal Scott accepts an offer from his father: Come to Italy, bring your bike, watch a race, no strings attached. But when Cal learns that the trip coincides with a famous local race, the strings pull him back, hard, into competition--and also the past. He sets out to win the race and heal the painful memories that put his life on hold.
The Shepherds of Shadows
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,420. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Thirty-one years after writing the historical novel "The Hour of the Bell" - set in the first year of Greece's war of independence from the Turkish Empire — Petrakis now carries the narrative forward in his newest work, "The Shepherds of Shadows." With this powerful sequel, Petrakis captures the fury and ferocity of revolution in the country that formed the bedrock of western culture.
An Animal's Guide to Earthly Salvation
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,700. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011 by Vagabondage Press LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jeffrey Rawlings has decided to take a break from graduate studies and instead pulls nightshift at the animal while studying the modern philosophers - "from Kierkegaard to Marx" - to no avail: wounded animals hound his existence.
The Doña
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 121,100. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011 by Shalako Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
She to California as a young bride in an arranged marriage. Now she owns seventy-five square miles of property bordering the Mokelumne River where gold has been discovered. They want her land and will stop at nothing, even if it means her murder. Mitchell’s research of the customs and traditions of the mining towns and the ranchos gives The Doña authenticity.” The Modesto Bee
Jenny I Hardly Knew You
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,420. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Dad in Dublin takes a call from daughter in London triggering in him a chain reaction: he recalls her childhood, adolescence, young womanhood... their relationship over the years. A love story, then, of a different kind. Dad Jenny. Any Dad, any daughter. Any where, any time... "But for all our rows and fallings-out, I love you, Dad. No matter what. And always will..."
Ein Traum
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Price: Free! Words: 530. Language: German. Published: May 9, 2011. Category: Screenplays » Sci-Fi
Ein einfach Geschichte.
Illuminating Four Cities: A Recipe from Catholic Tantra
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Series: Tantra in the West, Book 2. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 63,140. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
Father Shalgry has loved a woman honorably, and she is gone. Now he must find meaning for what has happened. His best friend, ex-Sister Marta Vasquez, owns a tavern. In one long night of storytelling at her bar, he recounts visions of other worlds and of his connections with his beloved there. Then, at a fire on the longest winter night, it is time to bring those visions into this world.
Lacing up to Reality
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Price: Free! Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Blackout Bettie's biggest menace is a clock she can't turn back, and a daughter who's near full grown. Is the encroaching sunset of this K-City Kink Sister's derby years going to ruin the time she has left, or will one killer practice reclaim her peace of mind?
Untitled Mediums
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 173,000. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
You can't judge a book by it's cover, you just can't. Here's the story of Aidan Lucas. He's just a simple, polite, handsome, and hard working accounting clerk. Stuck in a world of sleaze and exploitation, anguish and cruelty, when the objects of his affections are threatened, he'll unleash streaks of malice and vengeance that none could forget.
On the Docks in Brăila
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 12,370. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In Panait Istrati's 1929 novella, now translated into English, fourteen-year-old Adrien Zograffi begins an apprenticeship in a toolmaking workshop on the docks of the Danube River port in Brăila, Romania. Progress, in the form of floating grain elevators, threatens to destroy the livelihoods of a large community of dockworkers. Genre: novella
A Dream!
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Price: Free! Words: 500. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Category: Screenplays » Sci-Fi
(2.00 from 1 review)
A very short poetico-apocalyptic story...
The Gate of All Wonders
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 114,660. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An American poet whose pen fell silent after a disastrous divorce and a brilliant Chinese physicist who writes fairy tales to soothe the memory of her murdered lover, must discover the inner strength to overcome their tortured pasts and fulfill the intertwined destinies of four generations of their two families.
The Owen Family Saga Sampler
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Price: Free! Words: 30,500. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 1 review)
Three chapters each from the first three novels in The Owen Family Saga, plus a bonus look at the forthcoming Book 4: Spinster's Folly. "Marsha Ward really does write Westerns with heart. And her Owen family saga is among the best you'll ever read. Learn what our ancestors did to build this land. Like the Man from Shenandoah. Highly recommended." ~Chuck Tyrell, author of The Prodigal
The Rabbi's Books
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Rare books in Rabbi Stadt's office reveal Jewish Holocaust truths not taught in schools, and thirty years later she lives to see it happen.
Dreams
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Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
(3.00 from 1 review)
A very short scene wherein a youth describes his surreal dream from the night before
11-11-11
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,660. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Welcome to an alternate reality. "11-11-11" manages to tell it like it is by telling it like it isn't. This not what actually happened during 2011. But what unfolds is not more implausible. Nor is it less implausible. Dark, ironic, witty, at times surrealistic, 11-11-11 is satire that is both sad and funny and rings very true.
Time Odyssey: The Soul's Memory
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 133,410. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Edak lives in Mu soon before its destruction. Ketzah dreams of him, but lives thousands of years later in Atlan, which also nears its end. Are these dreams or are Edak and Ketzah connected? And why does Aaron, living today, dream of them both? Join them all as they battle to save their worlds and secrete sacred Records for future humanity to find. Complete trilogy in this eBook.
The First Rhinemaiden
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Series: The Cuckoo Club Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Wolves howl across the frozen tundra while a man and his dog shelter from a blizzard. Out there in the snow is a naked woman. Will he save her? And is she willing to be saved? A short story with a paranormal element.