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I Ain't Staying
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Price: Free! Words: 810. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2010. Category: Essay » Literature
I had been there most of the morning watching the living dead file in for their doctor's appointments. An old man in bib overalls sat down in the chair facing me. "I ain't staying," he said. His wife and son, I guessed, sat each side of him. "I ain't staying," he said again, repeating it about every two minutes. "Daddy," said his son, "it's not even your appointment. It's Mama's."
Lilláen of the Lake
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Time travel
Daniel Callaghan had never married nor had children. He was feeling lonelier than he ever had and knew that death was probably close at hand but in meeting a fey woman by the lake of his childhood home, Daniel discovers that life has an astonishing gift in store for him.
Old Soldiers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
In the room across the hall the old soldier shouts, just as he has done for years... And behind her, something in the shadows stirs. "One of our brightest cultural commentators" --Publishers Weekly
That Undiscovered Country (Jim Baen Memorial Award Winner)
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 8,080. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Norma Jean Goodwyn is 120 years old. She and her peers -- healthy, vibrant, yet forced into retirement -- built the Gary Hudson Exospheric Laboratory as a haven for senior citizens who refused to grow idle in their old age. Now, political opponents are angling to take control of Hudson Exospheric, and Norma Jean won't have it. Over her dead body, or otherwise.
Transit.
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 610. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Biography
A proem about the tube, the subway, all the adventures you'll have, all the people you'll meet, or see, throughout several weeks of wonder, maybe years of perspective, all fit into the thimble that the universe came from. Where upon you can give them the old finger and fly off the handle.
Love, Wine and Murder
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 68,310. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A killer stalks the village. What or who is the conduit between satanic worship,blood sacrifice, greed and murder.
Autumn's Colours
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 28,720. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
This light-hearted story is set in an imaginary care home in the Dorset town of Dorchester, England. The people and events in the book are based closely on the authors experiences in real care homes, with real people and in real towns. The residents squabble, chat, fall out, banter, make friends and attempt to seduce each other – just like people in the outside world.
The Gift of a Dream
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When Dot Leeds watches her friend, Brian Saber carried from his bed in the nursing home late one night, she decides to wait for his return. His story of fighting aliens in deep space seemed impossible. But maybe not. The origin story of how Dot and Captain Brian Saber meet. Science fiction with a human touch.
It's Called Helping...You're Welcome
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Price: Free! Words: 43,440. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
It started out as a desperate cry for attention and grew into an online cathartic therapy session on the World Wide Web. IT’S CALLED HELPING…YOU’RE WELCOME is a compilation of posts from a blog (don’t stop reading) I kept for a couple of years with a sprinkling of notes and articles that I wrote on various topics related to the human experience.
If That Looking Glass Gets Broken
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Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A short horror story about a lonely old woman who is looking forward to being able to talk to her son, her lovely son, he is so sweet, she can pour words on him and he'll soak it all up.