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The Inheritance
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Series: 31 Horrifying Tales from the Dead Volume 1, Book 23. Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Countess York was a very rich mean spoiled woman who upon her husband’s death inherited not only his wealth but his cold heartedness. Lurking in her husband's closet was a box with a beautiful crown in it. The Countess had no idea the crown was cursed by a gypsy woman who was having an affair with her husband.Whoever puts on the crown will surely die.
Zoic
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 106,070. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A world of unimaginable wealth is discovered at the edge of space. Two planets, old antagonists, will play the great game to win control of it. Ulan Ladat is placed at the heart of the struggle, but his masters cannot know that he is far from loyal and plans to betray them. Manipulated and deceived, he can only play out his part in a dark and violent odyssey towards an apocalyptic end.
2054
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 39,750. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: 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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » 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
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Series: Arkansas Valley, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,040. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Western
The AT&SF Railroad finally comes to the Arkansas Valley. But its construction is not without peril, bigotry and hatred.
George Armstrong Custer, History Set Right.
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Price: Free! Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A well researched look into what really happened June 25, 1876 at the Battle of the Little Big Horn, plus correcting some of the mistakes made about George Armstrong Custer.
Dark Side: Seven Repulsive Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,200. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
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
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Price: Free! Words: 16,450. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays
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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,080. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012 by UCS PRESS. Category: Fiction » Christian » Classical & allegory
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?