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Snow Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,750. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Comics
“Snow Stories” is a book about snow shoveling talk. The type of conversation one might have with the neighbor after last night’s snowstorm. It takes place in a region that is bitter, bitter cold with tons of snow; Minnesota. Now, meet Joe and Mike, and listen in on these two regular guys as they talk to one another while doing what needs to be done, in their case, shoveling snow.
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.
Diamond Heart
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,020. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012 by Decadent Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Western
After catching her no good cheat'n rat bastard ex-fiancé in bed with her best friend, Rowan Belmont leaves the mills and factories of the Midwest to move nearer her sister in San Francisco. After being robbed in Kansas City, she loses the money to complete her journey and she tries to pawn her engagement ring, only to find out that it‘s fake.
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.