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Midnight on Halloween
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,230. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2009. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
31 very short stories for those Halloween lovers counting down the days until midnight on Halloween. Find tales of living dough men and their pumpkin pets, marketers gone mad, the post-apocalyptic mosquito city, extreme gaming gone wrong, snake women and werecats, and more! Something for everyone. Perfect as a gift or for reading on the bus. Strange and provocative -- not your everday stuff!
The Nursing Home Fugitive
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,910. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
WWII veteran Clive Parisi lives moment-to-moment. A stroke took away his ability to remember. He runs away from the nursing home and embarks on the best journey of his life. A cast of weird, wonderful, disabled characters help him adapt. He takes up painting as a way to communicate and proves that, despite overwhelming obstacles, he can still decide what becomes of him.
The Freel of Streel: Part One in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
It is always advisable, when you are a conman, to make sure that the town that you're about to try to con does not have a land such as Streel hidden within it. For if it does, you may find yourself trying to escape your mind in an incomprehensible land with a left-handed scribe, being forced to deal with lexically picky ants, Kweengs, and the Freel on your journey through your fears, God and love.
An Accident Waiting to Happen
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,960. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Extraordinarily engaging and sensitive, wringing one's emotions." (The Bookseller). A young woman disappears. Her partner Gregory, under suspicion from the police of having done her harm, is left to care for her son Tomas from a previous relationship. The race is on for Gregory to find the woman he loves before the authorities take Tomas away. How far would you go to protect the ones you love?
Claustrum: Part Two in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,290. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Claustrum, a superhero with a strange power, the ability to control people with strange, elegiac mixtures of words, seemingly randomly shows up in the city of Dioma, not knowing where he came from or why he is there. The city is then beleaguered by the cruel villain Sine Animus, who is immune to Claustrum's powers over words. Claustrum flees the city and is forced to seek his own personal truth.
The Polyglot's Nightmares: Part X½ in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,080. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Fleeing a war and in search of himself, Ion finds himself residing in a number of strange caves, on the walls of which are written a strange language. He meets a woman who guides him through his state of being a refugee and is troubled by strange dreams that seem to incorporate the existence of the war, his love for the woman he has met and a sense of the divine.
The Quite Possibly Near Death of Hurol Davelrish: Part Three in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
When an arrogant stuntman, Hurol Davelrish, has a seizure during a stunt, he finds himself in the kingdom of Scalter, a land in which he is king, but which is strangely ruled by a phantasmic man named Viscount Vaunt. Hurol meets a strangely kind friend, Grib, in the malevolent world, who tries to pull him back from the ledge of his pride - what will become of the much-admired stuntman?
The Summoning - Book 1 in the Gatekeepers Series
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,720. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011 by Norah Wilson. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Chthonic City is anxious, sleepless, plagued by violence. Why? Because people are dreaming of demons among them. In fact, demons ARE rising. But these demons are not unopposed. In a crumbling church, an ancient Guardian watches and waits. And as the threat builds, he summons Gatekeepers – teenagers all – whose job it is to dream down into the Chthonic to slay the demons before they can rise.
Detention Of The Bodysnatchers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Brett's always had a hard time fitting in. And, wouldn't you know it, the day he finally joins a club, the entire group gets detention. Detention isn't so bad though. It means he gets a few extra hours with the beautiful Beverly. But the other students are acting weird! Will Brett be able to figure out their mysterious secret and make it out of detention alive? -6,400 words
Jack Gorman Got Cut By A Girl
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,480. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Jack Gorman would rather spend his time swilling brewskies, scoring with the babes, and watching football. Cut By A Girl by Goldeen Ogawa, Jack Gorman is Dead by Sarah Lee Parker, Karma Coyotes by Heidi Berthiaume, Stalking The Monster Lizard by Keyan Bowes, Through The Stone Circle by Nancy DiMauro, The Drunkard's Progress by Brandie Tarvin