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I BE DAMN
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Price: Free! Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2009. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Cal Wallace is ocked into an unhappy marriage. His brothers feel his pain. Cal develops early alzheimers. In an uncanny sequence of events, with all the sugary existence and proper behavior that the South exhudes, Mary Lou Wallace puts her husband away. The brothers discover that their brother Cal is less gone "south" than thought.
The Misplaced Battleship Lure
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Price: Free! Words: 11,320. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2010 by Jekkara Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A Staynless Steel Rat story. Slippery Jem de Griz has been digging in the archives as punishment. She has found a sting, she believes, and tells her Special Corps boss. To prevent the end of a presidential career, they set a golden trap for an egomanical thief. But who is actually conning who when you can smell a big staynless steel rat? A Gender Switch Adventure.
The Freel of Streel: Part One in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
It is always advisable, when you are a conman, to make sure that the town that you're about to try to con does not have a land such as Streel hidden within it. For if it does, you may find yourself trying to escape your mind in an incomprehensible land with a left-handed scribe, being forced to deal with lexically picky ants, Kweengs, and the Freel on your journey through your fears, God and love.
Claustrum: Part Two in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,290. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Claustrum, a superhero with a strange power, the ability to control people with strange, elegiac mixtures of words, seemingly randomly shows up in the city of Dioma, not knowing where he came from or why he is there. The city is then beleaguered by the cruel villain Sine Animus, who is immune to Claustrum's powers over words. Claustrum flees the city and is forced to seek his own personal truth.
Heaven Knows He's Homesick Now
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Price: Free! Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
In the latest installment of the Heaven Chronicles, Paul releases he's a fish out of water down under and Phillip is getting on rather well with a young nurse.
Drawing Dead
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011 by Pentucket Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Smitty sees dollar signs when his latest mark maneuvers a wheelchair up to the poker table. But the stakes in this game run higher than Smitty ever imagined. A memorable horror story by award-winning author David H. Hendrickson. For more information about his work, go to hendricksonwriter.com.
What A Waste
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Price: Free! Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Chase Ransom is a high tech garbage man, and proud of it. He should be. Garbage of the future is a valuable commodity, and mining old landfills is big business. But he isn't the only one in the business. One of his mob-connected competitors is getting in his way. Now Chase must teach him a lesson if he wants to stay on top.
The Girl in the Queue
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Small town boy sees a beautiful girl at the bus stand. He can’t bring himself to talk to her even though he desperately falls in love with her. When he finally does, he discovers she is shrouded in mystery. She is so distant that he couldn’t bring himself to speak his heart. Would he be successful in love? Would he know her secret? At what cost? A boy meets girl story with a twist.
Charity
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » Asian
An Indian American woman is bored with her life in New York. She is passionate about making a contribution to humanity and her zeal brings her to Mumbai. Would it be easy to find and adopt a cause? Would she be able to make a difference when she is simply struggling to settle in and get used to a new way of life? While her heart goes to the poor, would it find the right purpose?
A Handful of Stories
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 62,620. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A Handful of Stories is a collection of ten short stories. These stories reflect the hopes and aspirations of urban India and the young people gravitating towards it. There is passion, frustration, love, rejection, endurance, despair, faith, deception, ambition, tragedy and a host of other emotions in them, which is a microcosm, of life in India.