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Sweet
By Dave Morrison
You set the price! Words: 11,300. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2009. Category: Fiction
Hailed as 'A hearty weed in the garden of American poetry' Dave Morrison's work has been widely published in literary magazines and anthologies, and regularly featured on the Have Poems Will Travel radio program. Morrison describes his world with a photographer's eye and a pickpocket's touch, delivering poems packed with mischief, heartache and bruised optimism.
Forget What You Can't Remember
By Teel McClanahan
Series: The Lost and Not Found Universe. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,700. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2009 by Modern Evil Press. Category: Fiction
Featuring a zombie outbreak and a strange sort of doomsday, but really focusing on how coming through those experiences into utopia and freedom effects different people, Forget What You Can’t Remember is an exploration of the human mind under pressure. It’s about relationships, memory, opportunity, and dealing with their loss - and other kinds of loss. A spin-off of Lost and Not Found.
TORCELLO: Reflections on an Affirmative Path 1
By John Torcello
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2009. Category: Fiction
A small collection of free-verse poetry written from the perspective of a mid-lifer; but, intended for all. Insightful, positive, affirmative and inspirational.
TORCELLO: Reflections on an Affirmative Path 2
By John Torcello
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2009. Category: Fiction
A second small collection of free-verse poetry; further thoughts about heading down the road; and, continuing where volume 1 left off. Written from the perspective of a mid-lifer; but, intended for all. Insightful, aware, mindful, positive and inspirational.
Joy In a Box
By Sally Hanan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,440. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2009. Category: Fiction
A blind girl has a gift; a father's heart breaks; a young boy in Africa might die; the step-children want her dead husband's money . . . Read these short snippets of fiction and be prepared to gasp, giggle, and groan. Sally Hanan’s insight into the human heart brings depth and richness to her stories, many of them written in a poetic style of prose that flows and gurgles like a country creek.
Big Fish
By Andrew Osmond
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,520. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2009 by Minnow Press. Category: Fiction
Innocent abroad Stuart Ward becomes a backpacker in peril when he travels to French Polynesia and the island of Bora Bora as the first stop on a Round-the-World itinerary. Arriving hopeful of adventure and romance, instead Stuart is unwittingly drawn into a conspiracy and he quickly discovers that the beautiful paradise islands are no Eden as one by one his fellow travellers begin to disappear...
Distant Cousin: Regeneration
By Al Past
Series: Distant Cousin, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,130. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2009. Category: Fiction
In volume 4, only six people know the first alien to land on Earth is also a housewife and mother living in New Mexico. Everyone else knows her to be a reclusive but devoted philanthropist. So why is a shadowy billionaire trying to find her and kill her? And when death finally visits Ana Darcy Mendez, will it destroy her and her family? Be another to learn the secret of this engaging young woman.
Alinora
By Kara Lockley
Price: Free! Words: 23,060. Language: American English. Published: September 6, 2009. Category: Fiction
She had almost everything she ever wanted. Good friends, a nice house, a thriving career. The only thing missing was love. Until she started dreaming of a carefree romance every night. Her dreams were so vivid they made her doubt her sanity. Was too much time at the office forcing her stressed-out mind to create a retreat at night? Or were her dreams somehow... real?
Michelangelo's Shoulder
By John Moncure Wetterau
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,360. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2009. Category: Fiction
"The line across her eyebrows and tapering along her jaw was right. He'd left out a lot, but that didn't matter. If what was there was true enough, you knew the rest---like a Michelangelo shoulder emerging from stone." Maine, Seattle, Hawaii, and India are the settings for these beautiful stories of late awakenings, integrity, and persistence.
Gnomes of Suburbia
By Viola Grace
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,490. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2009 by eXtasy Books. Category: Fiction
The Nexus Chronicles book 1 - Magic, mermaids and gnomes come to life have become Abby’s life. Good thing the warlock next door helps take the edge off.