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Kami Jin, rev. 3.0
By Jason Shohara
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,880. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2009. Category: Fiction
“Kami Jin” chronicles the life of protagonist, Gordon Sakata, as he describes his challenging, yet victorious life in the 23rd Century in two worlds – one a troubled life on Earth, and then later on the utopian planet of Xychron. With a global unemployment rate of 95%, Sakata returns to Earth to save those in despair and the homeless and takes them to a distant planet to live in paradise.
The Death Trip
By Marion Stein
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,710. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2009. Category: Fiction
The Simulated Life Elapsed Experience Process aka The Death Trip -- "comfort care for the dying" or something more nefarious? After the death of his beloved grandmother, Chuck decides to investigate. He soon finds himself torn between two women -- the activist who suspects a dark agenda and the beautiful MD who helped create create the process.
Entangled
By Thomas W. Baker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,240. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2010. Category: Fiction
Jason Angle throws himself into helping accelerate the invention of the first quantum communication system. His continued work threatens the plans of an ambitious Vice President, who places Jason in the middle of her board game. Jason realizes that the only way to save the project is to continue the work in secret, or he'll lose the chance to lead the future of all communications.
21 Machetes
By John Geesman
Price: Free! Words: 21,050. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Take one of America's largest utilities...a delusional, error-prone CEO...a $46.5 million war chest filched from customers...California's squalid, pay-to-play ballot initiative process...what results? Hubris, overreach and venality upended by truthiness. Over-torqued battlefield dispatches create a fast-paced nonfiction novella -- a bugle call to that silent army of citizen optimists everywhere.
Greased Wheels: A Kyle Shannon Mystery
By Linda Mickey
Series: Kyle Shannon Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,010. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2010. Category: Fiction
While on a temp assignment at the corporate offices of a large manufacturer, Kyle Shannon learns that some people will do anything to get what they want. After a county politician is found dead in a forest preserve and a treasured local landmark is threatened, Kyle examines what she thinks she knows about the people she considers friends. One of them is probably a killer.
Montana Midnight
By David Emil Henderson
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 79,090. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011 by Pine Tree Arts / Pine Tree Press. Category: Fiction
Against a background of national unrest, "Montana Midnight" paints a tense and often humorous portrait of a town caught in a fiery clash between environmental militants and corporate kingpins. Jackpine is the kind of town where every character knows everyone else. And Nathan Chambers is a young veteran with an expectant wife. Naturally, he gets the job of keeping the peace —a very dangerous job.
The Suvival of Cade
By Sharon L Reddy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,950. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: Fiction
Cade was a rock rat. The rats were more likely to survive their five years of service running the Soor Corp blockade than cubbies, but they'd lowered 'dult again and he gave his hole to an arban with a human toddle. The arban told him he earned luck. The blockade would end and arbans would call him the Luck Maker, but the legacy of it was a fleet whose only skill was destroy ships and kill.
S I, the Trilogy
By Sharon L Reddy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 395,390. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Category: Fiction
The Interstellar Supreme Court patted itself on the back 623 years too soon. A new Special Investigator of organized criminal activity wasn't appointed. The Black Crow hadn't been prosecuted out of existence. S.I. isn't an undercover job. It's a secret. This one had to change the attitude that had almost put all humans at the mercy of the parasites among them. Next time they wouldn't win.
The Fortress of Clouds
By J.A.J. Peters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,600. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Category: Fiction
By 2037, Los Angeles has descended into a maw of street violence and child labor factories. High above it all, four children have been raised in a safe and secluded apartment. To protect them from the child-abducting gangs that prowl the streets, their mother has forbid them from ever going outside. Or at least that's what she has told them about why they can never leave.
Radio Radio
By Ian Shane
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,740. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011. Category: Fiction
Radio Radio is the debut novel from Ian Shane. Erik Randal is the night time on-air personality at WLAM. His world is turned upside-down when a large corporation buys his radio station. He wants to leave town, until he meets a beautiful musician. When he is offered a once in a life time job out of town, he's forced to chose between his dream girl and his dream job.