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Worlds Within
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Price: Free! Words: 35,540. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2009. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
While waiting in the principal’s office, Toby finds a book that lets him travel to another world where he makes new friends. At home he still has to deal with bullies at school, a mysterious librarian, and more trips to the principal. Then he discovers he’s not the only one who knows about the book. His new friends need his help. Can they keep the book from falling into the wrong hands?
By Sheer Pluck
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,700. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
In 1873, orphaned at 15 and penniless, Frank Hargate, too proud to accept help from others, determines to make his own way in life and joins an explorer's expedition to darkest West Africa. Among new friends, he struggles against staggering odds to survive hostile nature, cannibals, disease and the bloody Ashanti war. From the horrors, a man aspiring to help others toward a better life is forged.
Blown For Good: Behind the Iron Curtain of Scientology
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 140,290. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious cults
Nominated by Foreword Magazine as 2009 Book of the Year award finalist. Marc Headley provides a rare, never before seen insider's look at life inside Scientology. He spent 15 years at their secret headquarters - a 500 acre property located deep in the California desert. "...well-paced and an entertaining read." Perrybulwer.com
The Freel of Streel: Part One in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
It is always advisable, when you are a conman, to make sure that the town that you're about to try to con does not have a land such as Streel hidden within it. For if it does, you may find yourself trying to escape your mind in an incomprehensible land with a left-handed scribe, being forced to deal with lexically picky ants, Kweengs, and the Freel on your journey through your fears, God and love.
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.
The Quite Possibly Near Death of Hurol Davelrish: Part Three in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
When an arrogant stuntman, Hurol Davelrish, has a seizure during a stunt, he finds himself in the kingdom of Scalter, a land in which he is king, but which is strangely ruled by a phantasmic man named Viscount Vaunt. Hurol meets a strangely kind friend, Grib, in the malevolent world, who tries to pull him back from the ledge of his pride - what will become of the much-admired stuntman?
An Enlightening Lie About the Lucidity of Bees
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,270. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
Crofton Eer, a member of a militaristic society set in a canyon that knows only war, seeks an escape from the troubled canyon in which he lives, guided by the embodiment of the lone star that is visible from the canyon depths. His escape takes him on a journey in which he discovers that there are a great many more stars (gods) in the sky, which leads to a search for truth in the valley of life.
Survive the Movie Plot: Real Folks' Survival Guide for Horror, Sci-Fi & Thrillers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,750. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Vampire attacks, space aliens, mad scientists, giant ants, monsters and other scary encounters that you can survive with the help of this survival guide. This book contains information presented with humor that may one day be found useful to you. Real folks have survival rights, too! Photos from classic B-movies are included.
Sparrow Swift (Sparrow Swift Mood)
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Series: Escaping Tyranny eXpat ePulps, Book 9. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
Sparrow gets some help in this book from his old Sargent. Life is good for Sarge, he's found a new home -- then his adopted country is invaded and his village tainted. A bit of the old Sarge emerges. Sarge also tells a tale of a different way to fight. "If you view change as a problem rather than an opportunity you'll always be too late." - Allan R. Wallace