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Skin and Bone
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,700. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2010 by Secret Fire Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Stories create the world. They live on your skin. In your bones. Lose your stories? Cease to exist. The world will not remember you. Sally Gold has only one chance to stop that terrible death from happening to everything and everyone she loves: She must take a dangerous road into a parallel world and battle an evil older than time itself.
One Hot January
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,500. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
My name is Joe January. I was a private investigator from the South Bronx, circa 1940. Was once described as an indignant Humphrey Bogart. Who am I to argue? The difference between Bogie and me is that I was the real McCoy.In truth, I'm no Joseph Conrad, but I wrote every word on these pages. This is my story; but make  no mistake, it's anything but make believe. I know, it reads like science
Outrageous Fortunes: a Novel of Alternate Histories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,700. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Shy amateur historian Randy Sullivan, age 23 and unhappy with his life, is approached by his double from a parallel Los Angeles, a bombastic physicist and inventor who calls himself "Sully." Together they step out of this reality and visit versions of Earth stranger than Randy has ever imagined... and those so eerily close as to be just out of reach.
Resonance
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,630. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011 by Book View Cafe. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Described as ‘one of the most original science fiction stories of recent times,” Resonance is a contemporary science fiction mystery. Graham Smith is a man with OCD who believes the world changes every time he strays from his daily routine. Annalise Mercado hears voices – all from girls called Annalise. The voices tell her about the danger Graham’s in. And how only she can keep him alive
Osama Bin Hiding (And his Love of Dr. Pepper)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A reporter is nabbed by men from the Taliban and is given a private audience with the most wanted man on the planet. Why? His captor keeps alluding to a game that is eons old. What game? What is I.T.H.A.S.G.A.? And what is it about Oh Henry chocolates and Dr. Pepper?
Fox Chase
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Price: Free! Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Fox Chase- a steampunk short story. There is no polite way to meet over a dead body. But for Kassandra Leyden, who speaks to the dead for a living, these things happen. Her new acquaintance, Manfred Bremstrung, has one purpose in mind- protect the King's nephew. In order to protect the young royal and themselves, this unlikely pair will join forces against deadly creatures with murderous intent.
Legacy: A Father's Tale
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Series: Legacy, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,120. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Over a thousand years has passed since The Great Disaster changed the geography of our world forever. Technology has fallen away from the world and feudal society has emerged again. New warriors have taken up the weapons of older times. General Tao Blight has risen to meet his fate and fight alongside them as the leader of Aodhan's First Royal Army. About 83000 words.
The Untouched
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,460. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Returning balance to the Midlen Shelf is within Robyn’s grasp. The end to the chaos she triggered—subsequently propagated by the Keepers—depends upon the untouched, a discarded and outcast people. When an unexpected event forces her to swear an oath, Robyn is ripped away from the campaign to rid the Shelf of the last ancient Keeper, thus putting an end to the turmoil.
Game Theory
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,970. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
John Di Garda, an American residing in London, has just lost his investment banking job. Reading through the paper, he is intrigued by a curious ad about a real life, alternate reality game. As he soon discovers, the game he will play is one between life and death. Game Theory. Let the game begin.
Dark Brigade: Dorwin's Gold
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Price: Free! Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Gildar of Torythe actually did it. He found Dorwin's gold, however, finding it was just the beginning of his challenges as word spreads quickly. He returns to his home to find his beloved murdered by jealous humans. His only hope is to journey to the Forgotten Woods to obtain the amulet that the Necromancer needs to bring her back to life, before her life force is completely drained.