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Encounters in Paris - A Collection of Short Stories
Series: The Ellery Roulet Stories, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,730. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
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Ellery Roulet, a 35-year-old African-American PR executive living in Paris thinks she has the perfect life until trouble enters her world via job loss, infidelity, and death. When Ellery’s world changes at five different periods of time over a ten-year span, she quickly learns that it is how she chooses to deal with life’s trickiest situations that shapes her soul.
A Public Affair Corrupted
Price: Free! Words: 15,500. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights
A real solution to rid government of corruption and secrecy. A must read for all American voters who are tired of being robbed blind by forces outside their control.
Girty: The Legend
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,820. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Recognizing that the past is nothing more than the stories we tell about it, "Girty: The Legend" examines the myth of Simon Girty, the legendary “white savage” who terrorized the American western frontier. Stories are still written about Daniel Boone and his fellow heroes; but now that the Indians have been exterminated or removed, the Girty myth is no longer useful. His story is fascinating.
Fame and Infamy
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 153,360. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
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Is it hard to be famous in the 1870's Paris? Ask the sharp-shooting contest winner Miss Nelly McKay, formerly of Butte, Montana. She is already walking the thin line between fame and infamy when she is noticed by Chancellor Bismarck and the German Secret Service. Yet all she ever wanted was to marry a gentleman!
Black Dragon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,210. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011 by Wonder Realms Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Twelve-year-old Weldon is a gifted artist, but when his drawings of fairies and dragons come to life, he finds himself caught between some deadly criminals and the jewels they want. Only his dedication and imagination can save him and his friends.
Dispatch #47: The Taking of Signal Hill
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
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When the United States invaded Canada, the Yanks captured St. John's, Newfoundland. Can a group of local firemen take it back? ***Short Fiction***
American - Jamaican Anthology of Original Poetry
Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 39,920. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author
Selected poems from the rich storehouse of American poet John E.O'Hara, and Jamaican novelist and poet, Oren O Cousins
Digital Wind
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
A modest collection of original poems covering various styles. Subjects range from love, to the soul, to even the nature of poetry itself. It is truly poetry for the modern age.
Paying Taxes, American Style (Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: American English. Published: April 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
With 15 minutes left on the clock until the county courthouse closes for the weekend, Leticia was all alone at the front desk, deep into a bodice-ripper paperback and hoping that no one walks in at the last minute. As fate would have it, an old man walks through the door wanting to pay his tax bill. In pennies. (A 1,825-word short story.)
Mervin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,680. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011 by Timas Yayin Grubu. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Mervin is the story of the coming of age of a young German officer's candidate during World War II. We are taken from his childhood through his experience first hand with the atrocities of war. This is the portrait of a young man who is seeking meaning in a world which has been left in smoldering ruins around him.