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Blackout
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Price: Free! Words: 15,010. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Download, Blackout, a chapbook of stories about the 1995 Chicago Heat Wave. This e-book includes three full-length short stories and three flash fictions related to that historic event. That heat wave set a precedent for large urban areas and how they handle heat-related disasters, a growing phenomenon as global warming increases.
Silent Night
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,820. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Deb has control of her life; she is dating, her business is flourishing, she has started over with her daughter Christina. It all changes in one day when she learns that she may have breast cancer and that Gary is back. Silent Night is Deb's story, a story filled with suspense, romance and hope. This is the third novel in MH Gerber's Yellow River series.
The Apple Sniper: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012 by Imagination Fully Dilated Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
This short story by award-winning writer Eric M. Witchey explores the relationship between the village and the aspiring warrior. It is one of a dozen or so short stories the author affectionately calls "The Neighborhood Stories" because of their loose relationship to the neighborhood in which he was raised.
According to [[You]] We’re {Definable}
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,980. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Zoe is surrounded by pom-pom waiving friends and guys who value bodies more than brains. Rather than being the one that makes sense, she feels like the crazy one. Zoe finds herself with an irrational crush while trying to help a friend. Her calm demeanor is shaken as her emotions are brutalized, and her take charge personality must be reigned in to save a friend from herself. Some scars change us.
Barely Legal
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,840. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Meredith Evans is risking her position in the Cook County Public Defender’s office by paying off her student loans as Misty, an exotic dancer at a south side strip club. When Admiral Evans discovers his daughter’s dirty little secret, he calls in a favor from Assistant D.A. Paul Kaplan-get his little girl off the stage. This may be the best assignment Kaplan has had in years.
Corn Field Surveillance: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
When Private Investigator Frankie Douglas agreed to shadow Anne Mason to protect her from a serial killer, she had no idea both her life and heart would be in danger. Fast paced and humorous short story from the ebook DEADLY OFFERINGS by Alexa Grace.
Vienna, USA
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,670. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Vienna is a small Midwestern town like a hundred others, but if you look closely, it has its stories: the reporter who survives a lightning strike, the grandfather suffering from ALS, the emotionless bachelor trying to discover what love is. Collected here are five stories from Vienna, where ordinary people encounter the big questions of life.
Cream From Butterflies
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a personal story that reveals life in the mid-twentieth century that is mainly peaceful, mostly prosperous, when Americans dreamed big and dreams came true. And on a smaller scale, the story of how a writer can be formed: by commitment to a diary. The writer's five year diary written between 1959 and 1963 is included between essays about growing up in a small Wisconsin town.
The Hollow Tree at Dead Mule Swamp
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Series: Anastasia Raven Mysteries, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 15,210. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Anastasia Raven finds a secret hidden in a hollow tree near Dead Mule Swamp. She thinks she's seeing things, as the discovery appears to have come straight from a Nancy Drew story. With some simple sleuthing, Ana catches Jimmie Mosher, whose grandfather used to own the house she has recently purchased, hiding money in the tree. But what else does Jimmie have to hide? (Anastasia Raven Mysteries #2)
Sol
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,600. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When scientists launch an energy relay probe to the Sun, little do they suspect they have attracted the attention of higher life forms with the ability to wipe the Earth clean in an instant. The Sunlings send an investigator to Earth, Paau Ma Dayeb and he in turn begins the search for the lead scientist. The story soon becomes a wild one with a chase 11,000 light years away and other surprises.