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A Change in Fortune
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Price: Free! Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The child's pleading eyes and outstretched hand dug at painful memories John had worked hard to bury. When he turned away, stern eyes and hands on hips awaited him. "You can't even spare a smile for that boy, John?" John blew out a tired sigh. "To what end, Mary? That boy's fate is as meat for the predators out there. Or meat for the Magistrate's axe – just like what happened to Jimmy."
Grandpa & Henry
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 34,500. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
After his grandfather falls ill, an orphan boy must learn how to fend for himself in a strange city.
Song of Pierre
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,950. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Cactus Pete hired me to do a job—a secret sort of job, for two bits and food. It didn't sound too bad, at first. Then he brought out this black, smelly beast he called a burro. Pierre and I took an instant dislike to each other, but we came to an uneasy understanding. Later on, out in the desert when strange things began to happen, I'd be glad I had made the acquaintance of smelly old Pierre.
Feolito's Gift
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,520. Language: American English. Published: August 11, 2012 by Word Shadow. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The gift of ugliness. The curse of beauty. The magic of love. Can a handful of star-stuff change the fate of an ugly stone cutter who carves gargoyles in his own likeness? Or should he use his treasure for the benefit of another, an unattainable but unforgettable someone?
The Ghost and Cheri
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,230. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
Cheri’s 7-year-old nephew is hearing voices in the night. Is it possible the old house he inherited from his parents came with ghosts? Then handsome Sky Welton arrives, eager to assist. But a paranormal investigator—a ghostbuster—isn’t what Cheri has in mind, either to ease her nephew’s fears or to tempt her vulnerable heart. The author won a career achievement award from Romantic Times.
A Life For Nicholas (The Nicholas Chronicles #1)
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Price: Free! Words: 17,100. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013 by Porterlance Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
"A Life for Nicholas" details the life of a thirteen year old boy who is an orphan and living in the foster care system. He has to deal with adolescence, his sexuality, the loss of friends and abuse as he figures out his place in the world. This book is a novella of about 13,000 words and the prequel to "A Home For Christmas" by Matt Zachary.
Tommy's Cave
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Nine year old Tommy is unhappy in his new home so a plan of escape builds in his mind. This leads to him joining a group of city urchins where he is happy, but for one thing... Exploring he finds a fearsome looking cave in a deep crater with unblinking eyes inside that stare back at him. Dare he go on???
Little Brother's World
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 87,850. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Gray Rabbit Publications / Fantastic Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
An updated Citizen of the Galaxy. In a world where pre-natal genetic engineering determines one's entire life structure, Little Brother is the only person without a GeneCode tattoo to dictate that future. When he teams up with a girl, the thrown-away offspring of the highest levels of society, they'll turn their world upside down…