Books tagged: adventure short story

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Owl Hunt
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
When a late night owl scoops up his pet mouse, he’s not going to just let it get away. But the only thing that might be worse than losing the owl is catching it.
Boat Story
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
a Roy Harper Adventure Roy's missus goes to live with her mother, and Roy uses the opportunity for a Mexican vacation. He loads up his twenty-one foot Morgan sloop and sets sail for Acapulco. As usual, things don't go exactly as planned and nearly six months later he has not returned.
The Gangster's Apprentice
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
a Roy Harper Adventure. Roy is as green as they come when he first arrives in Chicago at age ten, but with Sal's help he learns fast. Before long he's a foot soldier in the rackets, and even the police can't keep him out of the city and back in Indiana.
Never According to Plan
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,010. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Never According to Plan is a brilliant and unconventional early Victorian mystery-adventure which dwells on the exploitations that occur when the foolish are introduced to the darker corners of society. When the naiveté of a professional scoundrel leads him to take on a job that could cost him his freedom-or his life-his latest victim must come to his aid-if she can set aside her hatred of him.
Roaring River
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Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 6 . Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Bushwhackers ambush two men, killing one. The survivor leads a posse to track down the band of killers, leading to an epic battle.
Three Bells & Newtonia
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Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 7 . Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Two short stories are presented about American frontier life in the 1800s. Three Bells- -Settlers on remote Indiana farms prepare for attacks from Chief Blackhawk's warriors. What happens one fateful night changes everyone forever. Newtonia--Compassion is found by settlers on the frontier, caught between warring armies as the Civil War rages in southwest Missouri.
Abraham
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Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 2. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Young raw-recruit Abraham is exposed to the terror of war during the Battle for New Orleans. A frontiersman provides the wisdom to help him survive and become a man.
Arkansas Storm and Captain Jonathan Buzzard
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Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 3. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Contains two short stories from the American frontier of the 1800s . . . Arkansas Storm is the tale about pioneers traveling the big rivers of America on flatboats, when they run into a storm that threatens their lives and the loss of all they own. Captain Jonathan Buzzard is an action-packed tale. Brazen and courageous, he takes on outlaws threatening a pioneer's family on a remote Ohio farm.
The Dung Maidens: A Highwall Tale
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011 by Maybury Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Deep in the countryside swamps lies the remote muck-farming village of Woodpen, where an over-worked girl dreams of leaving her muddy life behind. However, a trip to the magnificent capital city of Highwall soon becomes a fight for her life against terrifying creatures of the night. 3500 words. INCLUDES BONUS STORY: Handy Homunculus (3000 words)
The 57th Keeper
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Price: Free! Words: 11,960. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Prequel short story. Alturus Burk is set to inherit one of the most powerful items in the wolrd. Will he be able to handle his own greed? If you enjoy the story, please review it...it would mean a lot me.