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A Collection of Short Stories - written by robots
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,790. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Fascinating and intriguing short stories that deliver unexpected twists - plus a sample of the author’s upcoming horror novel, The Diary of P.F. Criggley. Discover true love, a global catastrophe, a boy who wants just one thing in life, an old man realizing his Golden Years, a worker who discovers he is not the man he thought he was, and a military weapon that does more than advertised.
Dixmont
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,610. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
In his third collection of poetry, Rick Campbell ranges from baseball to teaching to Florida landscape. The history of mental illness in his family is a backdrop to these beautiful lyrics.
Legacy of a Monarch- an Amercian Journey
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,220. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The biography of Byron "Mex" Johnson, an All-Star Negro League baseball player of the 1930s-1940s.It is a history of not only a black baseball player, but of an African-Americans journey through American history.With a forward by President Bill Clinton and an introduction by Don Baylor, Legacy of a Monarch was honored and inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame 2006.
Don't Jinx It! A Little-Leaguer's Superstitions
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Price: Free! Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Are you superstitious? I am! This is a story about a little league baseball player who would do anything to keep his hitting streak from being jinxed - and he does!
The Gun Also Rises: An Aaron Tucker Mystery
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,780. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This short story, a prequel to the Aaron Tucker mystery series (For Whom the Minivan Rolls, A Farewell to Legs, As Dog Is My Witness) finds the freelance reporter as a young father, trying to find out who framed his six-year-old son Ethan for a heinous crime--bringing a water pistol to his first grade class--while investigating the death of a minor league baseball player.
Ancient Fire (Danger Boy Series #1)
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Price: Free! Words: 34,040. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011 and represented by Andrea Brown Literary Agency. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
In 2019 Eli Sands is a typical kid, spending most of his free time with his vidpad. So what's he doing in the middle of a burning city in ancient Egypt? Standing next to a highly evolved dinosaur from another planet? It all has to do with DARPA and the timesphere experiments. Eli's mother has disappeared. Now he must save his world and family from a fatal disease that has slipped through time.
Dragon Sword (Danger Boy Series #2)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,160. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011 and represented by Andrea Brown Literary Agency. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
12-year-old time-traveler Eli Sands has seen much of world history. But in his second adventure, he can't possibly imagine the characters he will encounter: vile Hitler Youth, Joe DiMaggio, even the wizard Merlin! This time Eli may have found his mom, but can he bring her home and save the free world from tyrannical rule? With the help of old friends Clyne and Thea, it may just be possible!
The Great American Pastime
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 63,280. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Imagine a modern day baseball All Star being sent back, not to the Minor Leagues, but instead to the 1950’s in order to learn to better appreciate America’s Pastime. Now, imagine that you, the true baseball “FANatic” were to learn how to better appreciate this game yourself. Please enjoy my "love letter" to the great game of baseball.
The Lie
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,210. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Seventeen-year-old Jace aches to become a man, but not if it means becoming his father. So when his girlfriend Hayley announces she’s pregnant on the same day he flunks his chemistry mid-term, he sees only one way to escape: the army. Unfortunately, he's underage. So he lies. He enlists under his brother's name and enters a dangerous world of true belonging and unforgiving challenge.
Freaks of Greenfield High
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Series: Freaks, Book One. Price: Free! Words: 70,750. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Now's so not the time for a cyborg to get all emotional! Jay's a teenage cyborg on the run from a covert organization intent on using her as a weapon. But Jay's evolving, and experiencing human emotions for the very first time. And when she's forced to hide out at a small-town high school, the unthinkable happens: she falls in love. (Optioned for TV by Cream Drama, Inc.)