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The Last Deal Of The Season
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story about the trans-Saharan bead trade, with a twist in the tale. Daoud is not a ruthless man, but he knows a bargain when he sees one. But does the stranger make a better trade than he?
Hallowed Ground
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,500. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
When The Deacon set up camp outside Rookwood, a murder of crows took to unnatural, moonlit flight. Things were already strange in that God-forsaken town, but no one could have predicted the forces and fates about to meet in a dust-bowl clearing in the desert. A bargain with the darkness was signed in blood, such deals are only made and broken…on Hallowed Ground...
The Game
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Price: Free! Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A hapless geek finds himself on the beta program for a revolutionary operating system - in a Faustian deal that grants him the perfect job and perfect life in exchange for simply giving his blessing to the program. As with most things that come so easy, he found this life less than fulfilling, and watches in horror as the program he endorsed rains chaos down on the world.
Flesh on the Grill
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Series: 31 Horrifying Tales from the Dead Volume 1, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Charlie was sick and tired of cooking at his Uncle Sam's diner because all Sam had on the menu was the same bland stuff that had been cooked over twenty years. Charlie knew he could do better than his uncle ever could. Charlie decided to buy his own diner. Things were about to change for Charlie when a stranger dressed in black entered his diner offering him a deal of a lifetime.
Guillotine
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Series: 31 Horrifying Tales from the Dead Volume 2, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
"Come one come all to the greatest show on Earth," says the ringmaster of the "Circus of Horrors." Every Halloween the town of Deadsville holds their annual "Circus of Horrors" that brings in tourist's from all over the world.The ringmaster was about to get in on a deal that would make "Circus of Horrors" well known for all the wrong reasons.
Box of Evil
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,480. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When Fitz meets a stranger in a bar after a very bad day, maybe he listens with a little too much credulity to the stranger’s take on how the world works. And maybe he’s just a little too open when the stranger makes a disturbing offer. From a master of unflinching walks on the dark side comes a modern take on a tale as old as humanity itself.
Give the Devil his Due
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,380. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Michael was given the best deal one could imagine. Fame, riches, and no strings attached. The contract laid it out plainly. He would get everything he wanted, along with a "Get out of Hell Free" card. What could possibly go wrong? Along with this story are two of the most popular short stories written by Brand Gamblin: "Worse than the Disease" and "Snake Skin".
DeadTimes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,320. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
Mae Johnson, child of an accursed union between a white trapper and a Hopi maiden, loves life. She loves it so much that in the sunset of her life she bargains with infernal powers for more. But Mae should have known better than to think she'd get a straight deal from the Devil... Also by Yvonne Navarro and Crossroad Press... AfterAge and Mirror Me ... both available for your eReader, and in un
Spotted Lily
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,530. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
When the Devil drops into Angela Pendergast's bedroom in her sharehouse in inner-city Sydney with a contract in hand, her life has little better alternative so she signs. He's got only a Hell's week to fulfil his side, but in the meantime he must chaperone her -- or is it the other way around? Shortlisted for the William L. Crawford Award; a Locus Recommended Reading List selection.
Tales from Faerie: Not So Long Ago
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,110. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
This collection of eleven fairy tales set in modern times displays both the magic and danger of the land of Faerie. Expect unfriendly fays, dangerous journeys, and even the devil—but also some happy endings.