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Vision Quest
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Adam's notions on hard work, sacrifice, crime and punishment are tested when he meets one of the juvenile delinquents from a govenment-funded rehab program crossing country with a wagon train. Vision Quest was created to keep young criminals from getting into further trouble. To Adam, at first, the program seems geared more toward reward than punishment.
The Odds Are Against It
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Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Rural mail carrier, Tammy, bumps heads in a nightmare during a rare spring snow storm. Twenty years before, she was kidnapped and shot by a drug addict she met along her route. Now she picks up another stranger along her route and the memories come flooding back. Is she about to be kidnapped and shot again? No, she tells herself, because the odds against it are so great.
The Least Preacher
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
"There is a lot of red clay and long nights in every line Janice Daugharty puts on paper." Pat Conroy Duncan finds his lost faith hiking the roads to country churches with his nephew, who he passes off as the world's littlest preacher. Duncan used to be a preacher himself; his father was too. But as he tells the boy, "You gotta have a hook, or else be called. And you gotta leave the women alone
It's Okay to Cry
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Bethann, a struggling college student, decides to take care of Holly, her evil, manipulative younger sister after their grandmother, who raised them, dies. But Holly is a mess. And en route to Miami after the funeral, Bethann lays down the rules to Holly, while mentally trying to understand what makes Holly tick. If Bethann can figure her out she can fix her. So she thinks.
Foxhunting
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Minor, a worn-out foxhunter, has been ordered by "the daughter-in-law" to have his old foxhound put down. But first he takes Joe Blow out to the woods where they've hunted for so long for one final hunt. It is there that Minor realizes it's not just the old dog in danger of being "put down."
The Legacy of Roosevelt Clay
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
This is a tale of how a black man in the deep south of the 1950's and 60's became the biggest landowner in all of the region. Or so they say...
Mumbledypeg, On Call
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,590. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
Mumbledypeg, On Call is a story that is hysterical to children with some educational applications inserted nicely. It is meant to be read to children K-3 in stages, pausing to take part in interactive activities. These include polite tea parties, record keeping, survey taking and graph making. How can Mrs. Mumbledypeg and Snaggletooth prepare Dexter for his important meeting with the governor?
The Jacket
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Imagine that you, like the grandfather in this story, are confined to a wheel chair from which you watch your only grandchild--in this case a boy, "Butch"--repeat your past like a re-wound video. Already emotionally estranged from the child, who is completely in your care, you can only watch and wait and hope the video will end before you are forced to use the pistol next to your right hip.
Black Cloud
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Price: Free! Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Because of his dignified bearing and good looks, Wilton Norton is viewed as a ladies' man, though he has loved only one lady. Now past his prime, after his wife Ann dies, he misses her. He is alone and growing soft. Then the IRS comes after him, followed by government-placed cougars on his cattle ranch. He would like to best the government just once before he dies. And he does.
Rich Man-Poor Man...
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
No longer a Paul-Newman playboy type, who used to leave his family waiting and wondering, Elec now prides himself on "making trades" at the various houses along the rural routes where he works. For instance, at the home of June Bug and Candy, while June Bug is away, Elec talks Candy into giving him her dead mother-in-law's hated chickens. This odd couple breaks Elec of his bad habits.