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A Turn of Curses
You set the price! Words: 17,470. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2009 by Prairie Star Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Nineteen year old Selina has a life many would love–praised, served, and spoiled. The only problem is she didn't choose that life, because it comes with a heavy price. She will soon die, like all Healers, when the mark of Y'dom completes its pattern around her neck, and hers is nearly complete. She has one chance for adventure, one that could save her life.
Summon Your Dragons
Series: The Emperor's Foul Legacy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 154,260. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Is Azkun an ancient hero returned to save them all or just a madman with absurd ideas about dragons? The King of Anthor has no time for ancient heroes and even less time for dragons. Old crimes are coming back to haunt him and old enemies are stirring on his borders. His last hopes may lie with Azkun, whoever he is. This is a gritty fantasy with no elves anywhere.
The Pit
Series: The Chronicles of the White Bull. You set the price! Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Thrust into the fighting pit is Elad, a bitter, jaded knight who remembers better days, before the Empire fell in ruin. Against him is sent a creature unlike any he has seen before, for it comes not from his world; a giant bull-man. Who lives, who dies? And is there be any hope for freedom? The Pit is a 6250 word short story.
River of the Amazons
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 57,270. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American
The story is about a Spanish Conquistador, Francisco de Orellana, and his companions who were the first Europeans to navigate the Amazon River. A priest went with them, and the major part of this book is a retelling of his firsthand account of the voyage. It is a story about brave men in a tale of true action and adventure, both as history and as enlightening and entertaining reading.
The River Whispers
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 43,710. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Move to a new town, start a new school, try to fit in, befriend a ghost, solve a mystery, confront the town recluse, cope with her grandfather’s absence, and fall in love for the first time – thirteen year old Evie tackles it all in her first month in Turnville. Winner in Teenage Category of the 2009 Beach Book Festival & 2009 Indie Book award finalist in Young adult & Juvenile fiction
Maxim Gunn and the Chaos Project
Series: Maxim Gunn, Book 1. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 60,750. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Maxim Gunn, agent extraordinary, takes on one last official mission before resigning from the Organization. Wanda Liszt, arch criminal: beautiful and deadly, has found Sheba's Necklace, the legendary rope of emeralds that bestows great powers on its possessor. Her plan: Chaos in Africa, after which she, as Great White Queen, will rule it as her mighty empire. Gunn must stop her.
Maxim Gunn and the Demon Plan
Series: Maxim Gunn, Book 2. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 56,980. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Witchcraft in the twentieth century? Computer controlled demons? Maxim Gunn didn't believe it either - until his old enemy Wanda Liszt, miraculously returns from the dead with another plan to control, the world. Ambushes, a booby trapped tomb, a demonic attack by the fiend Wanda controls keep Gunn on his toes until the crashing finale is reached.
Anamnesis
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,880. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Religious, Fiction » Adventure » General
Jesus is one of us and He lives amongst us, adapting to the times and doing good by running a huge corporation. When the corporation is starting to show signs of change and its CEO disappears, two unsuspecting friends get pulled into a rescue mission they are not prepared for. Ancient magic and modern culture come together in this funny, tragic, heartbreaking story.
Spinward Fringe Broadcast 0: Origins
Series: Spinward Fringe, Broadcast 0. Price: Free! Words: 178,930. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the darkest region of explored space sits a bright beacon; Freeground Station. Serving as a supply and trading post it is home to a select number of human beings that will take a desperate chance to make a difference in their end of the galaxy. - Contains the entire First Light Chronicles Trilogy. A Space Opera Adventure enjoyed across the globe by all ages. [Final Revision]
Spinward Fringe Broadcasts 1 and 2: Resurrection and Awakening
Series: Spinward Fringe, Broadcast 1 & 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,230. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Captain Valance has no memory of his past. Left adrift on a strange ship, he begins a new life. Years later he's become a well known hired gun while searching for clues to his past. This follows the First Light Chronicles cult hit Space Opera series.