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Cammie's Lost Years
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
What if you returned to your hometown after a decade of shock treatments in a lock-up away from everything and everybody you knew? When you come home, with no memory, only sensations, everything is new. Gradually, as sensation gives way to memory, you venture out but everybody shuns you. What have you done to them? Cammie Short finds answers better left hidden.
Live by the Sword: The Secret War Against Castro and the Death of JFK
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 281,870. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
Humiliated at the Bay of Pigs, John and Robert Kennedy sought desperately to eliminate Castro. Castro openly threatened to retaliate. Pro-Castro agitator Lee Harvey Oswald went to the Cuban embassy in Mexico, announcing he would kill America's president in exchange for sanctuary in Havana. Live By the Sword ends 35 years of public mistrust and confusion over the Kennedy assassination.
Virtual Reality
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
In this short story aimed at younger readers, brother and sister Josh and Sonya are playing their favorite computer game. When lightning strikes the house they find themselves plunged into the game's virtual realm, only now it's all for real. In order to escape and return to the normal lives, they must first defeat the Dungeon Master.
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.
The Polyglot's Nightmares: Part X½ in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,080. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Fleeing a war and in search of himself, Ion finds himself residing in a number of strange caves, on the walls of which are written a strange language. He meets a woman who guides him through his state of being a refugee and is troubled by strange dreams that seem to incorporate the existence of the war, his love for the woman he has met and a sense of the divine.
Over night over day over you
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2011 by MLR Publishers. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
A Priest, a homeless man and a young girl struggle with defeat and the twist of fate that changes the course of their lives have taken. Winner of Goodreads Hidden Gems of the Young Adult Genre 2011
Taken - Summers Sisters Series
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Series: The Summers Sisters Series, 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 213,510. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
My life had gone from a disaster to a Cinderella story. I have found my Prince Charming. I’m not sure why my mind was full of all this as I watched the game. Maybe I knew it was too good to be true. A simple phone call started the next nightmare. They have taken hostages and want me in exchange. I dropped off the wall next to the stands and took off running toward whatever hell was waiting.
Advanced Paintball Tactics - Fire, Movement, Ambush, Offense, Defense, Night
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,120. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training
This manual assumes you are beyond the beginner stage and are ready to enter the realm of advanced, small-unit paintball tactics. This manual contains the guidelines to form and train a paintball team that will be coordinated, cohesive and controlled, in all paintball situations. Your team’s players will move and act in unison. They will work together to achieve the common purpose; victory.
Under an Emotive Sky
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A collection of 30 poems gathered from the fabric of a life that has been raw, authentic and memorable, after 60 yrs. of living it. Topics include 'slice of life' issues, such as love, death, nature, astronomy, victory, defeat and above all hope for a mysteriously, wonderful world...
The Opposite of Defeating
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,800. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Tyla would do anything to escape the valley, but the only exit is guarded by a beast that can never be defeated. This short story is part of the "Break Bites" Series: Stories short enough to read when you get a break from your everyday activities. Now with **bonus** chapters from the novel Obligations of a Cobalt Hue! Photography credit to Stanislav Perov from Dreamstime.