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Oh, Fiddlesticks (A High Fantasy Short Story)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Oh, Fiddlesticks: It takes a certain kind of man to talk his way out of trouble and it takes an exceptional mouse to talk his way out of a jail cell. Yet, that’s exactly where the young and mischievous Fiddlesticks finds himself. It’s going to take all his tools of persuasion to talk himself out of this mess and to escape from a mercenary commander’s clutches.
The Baobab Accord
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 53,680. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
The winds of change are blowing through the sub continent, where a ruthless despot supported by his vicious military generals, and on their payroll are many hundreds of foreign mercenaries; collectively they have been, and currently are practicing mass genocide on a population of five million people, in an attempt to make them compliant and docile.
The True Story of Jonathan Vera
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,410. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Ex-soldier Jonathan Vera is having a tough year. Instead of despairing he chooses to barter his military experience for quick money. When his new potential employers tell him that the job involves hunting vampires, he suspects that perhaps they are not quite sane. Now Jonathan must decide whether his new employers are crazy or, much worse, telling the truth.
Dynamiting Daddy's Dream House
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,450. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012 by Rob Preece. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When his ex-wife died leaving their four-year-old daughter, Annie, alone, Troy Garrett came home from the wars intent on creating a new life for the two of them--starting with a beautiful house overlooking the Pacific. A construction accident leaves his house in the ocean and sexy construction manager Jill Villars is responsible. Clearly he can't let such a careless woman in Anie's life--can he?
The Blight Of Mortloche
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You set the price! Words: 6,810. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
As a weary traveler enters The Dead Tree Arms tavern a chance meeting with an old priest will send the duo into a deadly struggle against evil. A dark fantasy tale of death and despair set in the town of Mortloche.
Turning Point
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Price: Free! Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
A short story of around 800 words. We all reach points in our lives where we face a crucial decision. For the young woman in this story, the choice is very much one of what path her future will take as she closes in on the man who is unwittingly very much a part of that decision...
From Man to Man
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Price: Free! Words: 8,870. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Every man has a past, none more so than Draven Reinhardt. Abandoning his old life to settle down as a villager, he struggles to fit in, let alone hold down a job. When opportunity offers the much needed coin, Draven is torn between a promise and a purpose. But, what’s one last job if you’ve already got blood on your hands?
Bounty
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Series: Wanted, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,140. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by Novel Concept Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Life was good, if boring, for retired special forces operator Carl Waters and his wife Jessie until she received an offer to reprise her acting career and star in a new role. When a hired gun tries to kill Jessie on the movie set they discover that their fame is not the blessing they'd hoped for. Carl has to defend his family from the loose ends of their old lives. That, or avenge them.
Tempest Borne
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Series: Treborel, Prelude. Price: Free! Words: 11,150. Language: American English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This prelude to the Treborel Scifi/Fantasy Series introduces Mikel who returns from a journey across the sea to announce his bethrothal only to discover his long time mistress Zannia is with his child. After Mikel refuses to be blackmailed Zannia disappeares into the war torn landscape of Latria determined to make Mikel suffer.
The Black Cat
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,690. Language: American English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The Black Cat From the jungles of Ancient America to the deserts and crime-ridden streets of coastal California, the mysterious Were-Jaguar haunts the shadows in search of it's prey. For thousands of years this terrifying creature has been silent, but now it hunts again...