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Fear of Rain
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,630. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The sorcerous Mr. Flood has drowned Johnstown, Pennsylvania three times. The fourth time will be the charm, and the city will vanish beneath the waves forever...unless his flood-making apprentice, Dee, has anything to say about it. Dee uses her own powers against her wicked mentor, setting off a cataclysmic battle of magic rainmakers in the heart of a raging storm to end all storms.
Rose Head
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,610. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
In a world where everyone has a flower for a head, who can stop the serial killer called the Pruner? Enter Inspector Glisten, a hard-boiled, rose-headed cop who'll stop at nothing to cut down the Pruner. But when the trail leads to a seedy garden of horrors he never imagined, Glisten fights for his life against an explosion of deadly flower power that could uproot his world in a harvest of death.
We, The Watched
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Series: We, The Watched. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,220. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
An amnesiac struggles to conform in a nation that administers a Watched List of its own citizens. He meets people who accept invasive surveillance by the government and forced uniformity by the church as necessary safeguards for protecting national security. But will the fresh perspective from his rebirth be a blessing or a curse?
Vintage Reading: From Plato to Bradbury: A Personal Tour of Some of the World's Best Books
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,750. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Vintage Reading brings eighty of the world's most unforgettable books out from behind the high castle walls, lowers the drawbridge, and welcomes readers inside. With lively and concise commentary, award-winning author Robert Kanigel throws an arm around the reader and becomes the tour guide to classics, best-sellers, lesser-known greats, and everything in-between.
Six Scifi Stories Volume One
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,610. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Six amazing stories: "The Greatest Serial Killer in the Universe": Serial killer trains aliens. "The Love Quest of Smidgen the Snack Cake": Hellish pastry in love. "Playing Doctor": Lab assistant loves mad scientist. "Serial Killer vs. E-Merica": Murder in a virtual reality Congress. "My Cannibal Lover": Bounty hunter falls for an edible man. "Zinzizinzizinzic": Aliens invade our shadows.
Tommy Top Hat
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,910. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2010 by Flying Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
One tragic day in a shopping mall, Kevin Husby turns his back on his infant daughter for just an instant - and the unthinkable happens. Someone abducts her. Twenty years later, divorced and alone, Kevin is living a hollow existence in New York when he meets a mysterious homeless man in a top hat.
Universal Language
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,890. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A mistake by space linguist Jalila could cost an alien species their lives. The crew of the starship Ibn Battuta has 24 hours to prepare planet Vox to face an invasion fleet. But when Jalila mistakenly uses a forbidden slur, the locals attack their supposed saviors. As revolution and invasion collide, only Jalila can save her shipmates and the aliens by revealing the secret behind the killer slur.
Dinosaur Tales: Something In The Jungle
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Series: Dinosaur Tales Short Stories, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mysterious deaths in the jungles of Mexico's Costa Verde lead Chase Armstrong into one of the most challenging adventures of his life.
One Awake In All The World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Exterminators Pass Candle and Nona Stiletto keep space safe for humanity by mowing down hostile alien lifeforms. When a distress call lands them in the battle of a lifetime on a postapocalyptic planet, they must fight a war for survival against hordes of savage creatures. Their only hope: a solitary alien child who might be the only key to a terrible secret that could end the carnage.
Cooper's Creek
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Jerry and Sue have just stolen a car from the LA Dome and they are on a road trip away from trouble. They stop at Cooper's Creek, in the middle of nowhere and find an old-fashioned store. But it is unlike any store they've seen and Jerry soon finds that a man can change after all. A 3,800 word Science Fiction story Cooper's Creek was originally published in The Mammoth Book of Road Stories.