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Glacier Point
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 133,400. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2009. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
The plot centers on a tough, cynical, and rock solid deputy, Roscoe Elbe’s enthrallment with Penelope Baumgartner, who is tastier than a double chocolate cheesecake while Myisha Marquez on the sly tugs at his heartstrings. When murders start to multiply, and with a killer on the loose, and with the clock ticking, all his ambitions are at stake.
Peeko Pacifiko
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,810. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This work is best described as the quintessential Twentieth Century fin de siècle novel of Los Angeles and perhaps the only one. Its narrator and gallery of characters are too willing pawns in the battle of high and low, individuality and expectations, art and commerce, survival and resignation and the liberation of hedonism versus its perils to the soul.
Momo: the Disgruntled Christmas Elf
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Price: Free! Words: 260. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » General
A cute 8-page short story about the... uh... joys of being an elf. Just done for fun one year in college, putting it up for people to see and *hopefully* enjoy.
Today's Woman
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 79,750. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Manhattan, early 90s. Jennifer Lyell hates her job, hates her apartment, hates her boyfriend, hates her life, and the scary thing is, she's gotten used to it. Why isn’t she more excited about her recent promotion to Assistant Articles Editor at Today's Woman magazine? Jenny wonders how much longer she can read through stacks of article queries like "How to Tell When it's Time to Move On".
Cynical Soup---Not for the Easily Offended, or the Ridiculously Naive.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,850. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Over 700 quotations through the ages and acorss the world, collected over a lifetime. Not for the easily offended or the ridiculously naive. Many pictures of the authors. The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it. George Bernard Shaw
The Home of Carmine Red
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Price: Free! Words: 2,320. Language: American English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Immerse your heart and mind into the passages of darkness where a glimpse of hope is found upon a vacant space. A vacant space that many of us are familiar with: the nasty heartaches, the undesired rejections, the torment of feeling lost. All of these unwanted tribulations lie hidden within many of us. Until now, I've kept them buried inside a broken shelter known as The Home of Carmine Red.
Day In & Day Out
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Price: Free! Words: 5,300. Language: American English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Our would be hero is off to a terrible start. Waking up hung over, heading to work like a zombie, and talking to people he doesn't like; a call center customer service rep. Usually, he deals with upset customers, taking insults and angry outbursts with an almost stoic attitude. Until one day, he gets a call from a strange woman claiming to be from another world, and that his world will soon end!
Thoughts of an Old Man and a Young Woman
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Price: Free! Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it. George Bernard Shaw Thoughts of an old man are from CYNICAL SOUP, a book of around 700 quotations from many people. Thoughts of the young woman are from THE ALICE TRILOGY, fantasy fiction by Janis Hoffman.