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Blackbird Flies
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,070. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011 by Astraea Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Lily is a talented singer, but her struggles with drugs and bipolar disorder hit too close to home for Payton’s comfort. And when her issues become all-consuming, he wonders if his music will be enough to carry him through. Warning: Contains adult themes such as suicide, bi-polar disorder, mental illness.
Royal Opposites
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,940. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011 by Astraea Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
What can a coupon queen possibly have in common with a Crown Prince? Everything.
The Detective & The Unicorn
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 105,850. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011 by Banty Hen Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
(5.00)
When a warlock from the magical world of the Morning Land murders Derek Ridder’s friend, the LAPD detective gets a new partner. Her name’s Tavia, and she’s a brash, driven unicorn filly. She identifies the killer as Sir William Teach, the one man she’s sworn to capture or kill. Together, Derek and Tavia must race to uncover Teach's plan to conquer both of their worlds.
The Wizard on the Mountain
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 92,760. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Justin is an insecure 12 year old who finds refuge in Sword and Sorcery novels and video games. One day, he finds a magic amulet. One thing leads to another, and he and his friend Jessica find themselves trapped in an alternate universe, searching for the wizard who can take them home.
Deadborn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 215,580. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Denver can be a haunted place, especially when you have an undead collector stalking you and a shambling horror is snatching kids. Being a monster fighter is a thankless job for El Walton: The world thinks he’s a social menace, an escaped mental patient is sleeping in his kitchen, and being a locksmith isn’t paying the bills. Things can’t get any worse...right?
Night Caller
Price: Free! Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Gary appears to be a normal man, bit of a night owl but friendly with his neighbours. Gary, however is a vampire who spends his evenings trawling the city for just the right person to feed on. Returning to his apartment in the city to watch some television before retiring for the day. A new neighbour has moved in next door however, who intrudes into Gary's life a little more
I am a legend that is feared
Price: Free! Words: 550. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011 by Logophile Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
The first poem from Mr Grimez collection of poetry detailing the life and times of the wonderful Mr Grimez. Go on tuck in, this is poetry as you have never read before.
Confessions of a Velour-Shirted Man: Collected Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 53,700. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
No matter what modern angst ails you, there is always the curative power of surreal, modern, short fiction. If Rod Serling and Patricia Highsmith had a bastard child (and who's to say they didn't?) and that bastard started writing... well, the feverish results might be much like these unforced "Confessions."
Black Dress
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,210. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011 by YellowBay. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.50)
With black dress – the saga of a girl whose fantasies lead to her being stalked by a killer (london arts council prize-winning story) and greek fire – a bored teacher tempted to sell his wife to a Greek goatherd (first published in the third alternative), comes this exciting collection of seven urban myths and nightmares by best-selling author clifford thurlow.
Generation 2K
Price: Free! Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
(5.00)
A fictional speech given some 50 years in the future to an audience born in the last 10-15 years of the 20th century, this short piece reflects a vision of a better tomorrow created by the hard work and dedication of my generation.