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2054
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 39,750. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
2054 is a fictional psychological thriller contextualizing the possible end of humanity. Its psychological competition resembles 1984 by G. Orwell. Unparalleled by any book or film on the subject of bacterial plague, and the possible annihilation of humanity, 2054 points to Greed as the main cause for the catastrophe, where other literary works do not.
Easy Money
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Mr. Sheffner works hard all his life and lives frugally. He counts each pension check and stashes the cash under a loose floorboard. When a home invader tells the old man to give up his money or his life, Mr. Sheffner hesitates one moment too long. Greed leads to murder, and nothing comes easy. Baldino turns storytelling upside down and tells this short story from the viewpoint of the motive.
Rails Along The Valley
Series: Arkansas Valley, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,040. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Western, Fiction » Christian » Historical
The AT&SF Railroad finally comes to the Arkansas Valley. But its construction is not without peril, bigotry and hatred.
Dark Side: Seven Repulsive Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,200. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
7 tales of murder, corruption, desperation, gore and guts. Previously published tales collected here for one low price! Featuring the stories Dump Room, Boogeyman, Screee, Mr Buster's Bodies, Overtime, Better Fat Than Dead, and What's Inside. What you don't know can kill you...
On the Meaning of Sin
Price: Free! Words: 16,450. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
On the Meaning of Sin proposes a different take on the mechanics of sin and rebirth in hell, coming from the perspective of an unorthodox trajectory in the worlds of arts, science, and Oriental philosophy.
The Faint-Hearted Hare and Other Kyrgyz Folk Tales
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
A Kyrgyz folk tale about a hare who was afraid of everything so much that he hardly dared go outside. But one day he did pluck up courage and went for a walk. Read on to find out what happened. There are other stories about animals to delight children, big and small alike.
The Tinker's Apprentice
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,080. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012 by UCS PRESS. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Classical & allegory, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Book Two in The Tinker Trilogy, an allegory for the ages. The plot thickens with twists and turns aplenty (think J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis). Many questions are raised: Why is Paison Tinker No. 13? Why are the Watchers and Amon so interested in recovering evil Tinker Clovis' tools? What is the woodcutter up to? Will Pasion and Maddie fall in love? And what about the mysterious White Stag?
Lost Kingdom
Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 14,220. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Values & Virtues, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Emotions & Feelings
The story is about a Prince whose greedy parents plan that one day their son will become the wealthiest and most powerful monarch in the world. When the King and Queen die, so do their dream. The Prince becomes aware of the consequences produced by his parent’s behaviour and seeks to make amends to all those whose blood and sweat was the heavy price paid.
Anatomy of Betrayal
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,730. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
An industry predominantly occupied by men, Kendall Graves managed to earn the homage and respect of her competition. As the world was addressing the need for affordable healthcare, Kendall found herself in the middle of an International effort competing with the one person she'd hoped to never cross paths with again. Despite her confidence, she didn't expect the duplicity and betrayal of the game.
Achieving Growth!
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,610. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Commercial policy
The world has been deep in an economic crisis since 2008! Costs, inflation and unemployment are rising. Countries are about to collapse. Our finest political, economic and financial brains are unable to solve the problems. Uploaded 3/2012 predictions already coming true. Download full version to see more predictions. Best in .pdf.