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Fifteen Years of Tobacco
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Price: Free! Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » African
After 15 years in power, Isaiah Mujuni, President of Barudi, the world’s leading tobacco producer realizes it’s all over. Demonstrators and rioters, inspired by similar events in North Africa have run amok- burning Government buildings and trashing the capital. They want him out and the International Community is on their side. His enemies want him tried for trumped up charges of human r
When There Was One
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It is the year 2039, less than two years after the Cleansing. These are the times known as the Great Wastetime. Humanity has been visited by some force that has decimated their numbers to under one billion living souls. And it's getting worse. Violence has been banned. Just the thought of committing an act of violence can now end in your death.
Last Call
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Damned if you do, damned if you don’t. Mike could have been a priest - instead of serving sinners from behind a screen, he’s hearing them from behind a bar. Some devil's unleashed Hell on Earth, and there’s no stopping it. But devils can be a matter of perspective, and this is a confession makes Mike wonder about his career. Available in the collection "More Things I Could Get Out of My Mind."
The Travel Agent (A Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
What happens when citizens are trapped over seas in a nation turned hostile? Why the change? How did they get there and how do they get out?
The Tinderbox
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,350. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
This novel links two shattering events in Miami's volatile history -- a hotel fire in 1977 and race riots in 1989. The riots are triggered by the shooting of a black teen-ager by a Hispanic police officer. Miami Times reporter Mike Baedeker survives the riots after covering the dramatic trial of the officer. But a suspect in the fire has a tragic encounter on the streets of Miami...
State of Emergency
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,240. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In a terrifying England of the near future, Will's chance reencounter with his old tutor plunges him into a world of political demonstrations and police brutality. The country's last chance for liberty lies in a deserted hotel room in Shepherds Bush. But what chance does Will have of getting Professor Quigley's Manifesto to Oxford before civil war erupts?
I sought refuge with the Red Shirts
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,300. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Mace has almost run out of money in the beautiful kingdom of Thailand, but finds refuge in the red shirt camp. He falls in live with a beautiful woman who will have his baby. However, this comes to a shocking end when the soldiers of the government come rushing into the village and clear everyone out in a hail of bullets, chemicals and tear gas!
Blinders Keepers
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,050. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Blinders Keepers is social-political satire in the tradition of Jonathan Swift, Kurt Vonnegut and Joseph Heller, but revved up and spit-shined to take on the historic new levels of absurdity and dysfunction of the 21st Century. It is one young man's laugh-out-loud struggle to survive the epic disintegration of the American Dream.
Compunction
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 58. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Generally, he used to get his payment right after the completion of the job, but this time the money had been given to him after some days.
Balls (September 1981)
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Series: The Fallen, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 7,160. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
A short story, complimentary to The Devil & The Deep Blue Sea, based on actual events, set two years later. Jude and Su have got embroiled in violent civil conflict that threatens to tear New Zealand-Aotearoa apart. Of course NZ being NZ it could only be about Rugby!