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Cariño
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Cully and Jake welcome into their home David, a refugee fleeing from the atrocities in El Salvador. Cully feels an inexplicable kinship with David who has lost most of his family in the bloody war. But is he safe with them on the Oregon coast, so far from his homeland?
Kro
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Price: Free! Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
No one knows who the Night Walk Men really are. They are unseen, unknown. "Kro" is an all-new story straight from the timeline of the forthcoming novel, "The Devil's Right Hand" and introduces a character sure to become a favourite within the Night Walk Men universe.
Growing Up Is Still Hard To Do
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Price: Free! Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What's it like to live in perpetual fear that everything you do will harm yourself or those you love? That's the question those who struggle with OCD face every day. This is the story of someone so overwhelmed by the trappings of his mind that he starts down the path of suicide, the ultimate sin. But in attempting to take his own life something strange happens: He learns maybe he's worth saving.
AffectionAires
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Price: Free! Words: 17,270. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Her King of Coney Island is about to lose his throne/ To Princess Smart, whose royal art/ Is causing Prince to moan./ A bird addict cannot predict who might fall from the sky,/ A rich princess or feathered mess might coo-coo by. And bye.// Free for now, not for long, save a dollar, sing a song.
Mixed Media
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,590. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Mixed Media is a fast-moving satirical nihilistic romp through the unlikely but inevitably intersecting worlds of art, religion, politics and love.
PERSPECTIVE
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,180. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Meet our writer/hero Howard Shifts but everybody just calls him Shifts. A terrible tragedy has occurred over the Christmas holiday in Shifts hometown of Aiken SC. A police officer was killed senselessly in the line of duty over the Christmas holiday.Shifts is asked by the aunt of the accused to find the truth and to help keep her nephew off of death row. Does Shifts have what it takes to help?
Words With Jam - February 2012
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,330. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
February 2012 Issue OUT NOW!
Well-Suited Sentry - A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
This prison sentry is unlike any other. You don't want to cross him. Better that you should remain in your cell, follow the rules, and never get on his bad side. Transgression comes at far too high a price.
The Silent Treatment
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Price: Free! Words: 40,480. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Katrina Jaitley doesn't expect to find a piece of forgotten movie history during a bout of retail therapy. After watching the coil of film found tucked inside her purchase, she's shocked to witness the brutal murder of a famous 1920's star by a fellow actor. 80-year-old mystery aside, someone will stop at nothing to get the film away from her and silence what she's discovered.
Leo Rache.
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Price: Free! Words: 11,560. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Tracing a year in the life of Leo Rache, an aimless shoplifter-turned-poet, and drawn heavily from author Pablo D'Stair's personal experiences, this novella is a blunt, intimate investigation of the minutia that birth one individual's desire to create.
Wetwire: Visionaries Part Four- Touching Distance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,020. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In a near future where scientists have engineered clones to have ESP-like ability to foresee the future, they discover that one clone has ability not only to predict the future, but to shape it as well. When she is kidnapped by a rogue group who hope to use her to incite a clone revolt, the government sends out a task force to recover her, and prevent society from collapsing again into civil war.
A Quiet and Peaceful Place
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Price: Free! Words: 7,540. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Through the course of a day Freddie Jacobson relives a number of scenes from his life. Alone with his dog in the mountain cabin where he spent the now departing winter and where he embraces the rapidly unfolding spring, he finds himself shifting between his place in the present and the worlds of remembrance.
After the Great Muskie Hunt
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Price: Free! Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Please be advised that this is a short story (4,000 words). When his father loses his job, a young painter offers to take him fishing for muskellunge, a barracuda-like freshwater fish, at Big Eagle Lake, in Ontario, Canada. From the award-winning author of Gospel Truths; The God Machine; The Wave; The Wall Street Murder Club; Kiss Me, I'm Dead; and Confessions of a Teenage Body Snatcher.
Befogged
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 95,860. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The protagonist, Winnie, manages to flee her superstition-riddled Czech village in the hinterlands of South Dakota and embarks on a lifetime of adventure in search of love and her own special destiny.
A Communion of Water and Blood
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Price: Free! Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A follow-up collection of poems continuing upon themes dealt with in "Before Dark, and After"--but concentrating more on the element of water than fire.
Bewitching Earth
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Price: Free! Words: 7,240. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Love for the world, and its many beautiful niches, heals a young girl's heartache after a short affair with an older man.
Fight Club (Cities of the Dead)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Garth and his friends had escaped to a vacation cabin in the woods after initially failing to halt the onslaught of the undead. They spent the winter honing their skills with swords and are eager to see if they can make a dent in the zombie apocalypse and maybe restart civilization. This is the fourteenth story in the series. A new story releases each week in the first months of 2012.
One of These Things Is Not Like the Others
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,560. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A full-length collection of short stories.
The Evolution of Human Intellect --- Discover the Information that Schools and Religions Aren’t Yet Teaching
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,980. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(2.67 from 9 reviews)
Why did women lose their facial hair during evolution? Where did the notion of god(s) come from? Why did self-awareness arise in the torso before migrating behind the eyes? What transition sparked the feud between science and religion? All of these questions have simple and logical answers, which are entertainingly revealed in the form of two amusement park attractions.
The Pale Thane
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Price: Free! Words: 9,990. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A pale young man, looking twice his age, manages a vast complex of apartments. The residents despise him for his apparent weakness. What they don't know might lead them to see him differently if it were not for the legacy of his father.