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Thanks, To A Nam Vet
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Price: Free! Words: 890. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
A self-appointed committee of one sends a heartfelt, “Thanks, hero,” to the too-often negelected heros who protected our country and the world during the War in Viet Nam. Please accept this very belated, "Thank you."
The Siege of Markethaven: A Tale of Old
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,970. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
A savage horde musters before the crumbling walls of a complacent town. Despair spirals towards hell until the arrival of a young stranger sparks hope in the ordinary townsfolk. Heroism, tragedy and realism mingle in a homage to epic poems such as Beowulf, but written in a modern style as it attempts to bring this form of storytelling to those who 'don't do poetry' as well as to those who do.
Everybody Loves a Hero
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,810. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010 by Flying Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
What makes a hero? In these ten riveting tales of crime and suspense, Jack Nolte takes the reader on a thrilling journey from the back streets of Chicago to the windy bluffs of the Oregon coast exploring that very question. There's good guys, bad guys, and everything in between. Some stories are dark and brooding, others light and quirky, and some defy categorization altogether.
The Blinddust Collection
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Price: Free! Words: 30,010. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Eight Horror and Fantasy Short Stories from Molecat Jumaway. A Man Struggles with the aftermath of a hostage situation. A woman struggles with the death of her son and Farley Struggles with Faeries. A man struggles with his boring life while Josephine struggles with Sales representatives. Basically it’s about the struggle.
Reboot
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
On the eve of his retirement, time travel hero Langford Russell discovers a deadly secret about the program he helped pioneer. Instead of observing history, the program used Lang to alter the past in a plan to exterminate the human race. The fate of the world rests on Lang's aging shoulders as he makes a final trip to the past in a desperate attempt to stop the program before it can begin.
Unexpected Hero
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Bob just wanted to escape his life for a few minutes. He didn't realize that he would be taking a chance on losing it.
Rider
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,030. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
For years the bar at Devil’s Gulch attracted an unsavory crowd, it was no place for a girl even a tough grifter like Kat. But tonight her luck was about to change. When a mysterious Rider appears Kat is thrust into a life of fame, fortune and murder. Now Rider is back to collect his due and Kat must enter a world seething with magic where nothing is what it seems and evil lurks at every turn.
Bob Moore: No Hero
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Price: Free! Words: 42,990. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Super powered humans started appearing 30 years ago. Now, they are everywhere. Bob Moore, Private Eye, dares to investigate those who could incinerate him with a thought. When he is called to help a super from his past, however, he'll be pushed to his limit. When supers and the police think there is no crime, can he get to the truth? Will he want to for the man that destroyed his marriage?
Complicit Simplicity: A hacktivism team fights for human rights.
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Series: cyberhug.me, Book 3 ยท Hacktivism, Speculative Fiction Stories, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,720. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
When evil resists a push it doesn't push back, it immediately seeks to destroy. Boldness is required for first limiting and then overcoming evil. Of course surviving is nice too.
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.