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Slaying the Mermaid: Women and the Culture of Sacrifice
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,770. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement
Why do so many women feel obliged to put other people's needs first—even when they don’t want to? Slaying the Mermaid explains why the self-sacrificing impulse comes from women's history, not their nature.
Farwalker
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,960. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012 by HartshornPublishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When saboteurs wreck the hydroponics bay of the colony ship Promise, First Captain Djon Farwalker struggles to find a way to keep his crew alive, even if that means taking the long walk out of an airlock to decrease oxygen consumption on-board. His wife challenges him to find another way, tensions heighten, and factions quickly develop, including those who want the colony idea abandoned.
Wise Men
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,850. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Khefren is ordered to shadow a mysterious African on his way to Roman Palestine. They join a caravan of well armed emissaries from Rome’s hated Parthian Empire rivals to the east. Old prophecies have the local Roman ruler worried ... and Khefren becomes all that stands between a young Jewish girl (pregnant she claims with her people’s messiah) and the mad ruler who wants her dead
Dreamscapes #9 - The Swan
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Series: Dreamscapes, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Dreamscapes is a series of 12 monthly short stories capturing Astra Crompton's real dreaming experiences. In "The Swan" the author finds herself in a post-apocalyptic version of her hometown along with a small group of survivors. Given one last chance at redemption, she volunteers to embark on a journey to save a swan, and in doing so, humanity itself.
The Crystal Rings
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,570. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Three stories. Four princesses. Yet all are bound by the fate of two crystal rings. From YA Fantasy and Christian Fantasy author comes a new collection set on the Isle of Spaniño where magic awaits around every corner.
The Demon's Key
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,400. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The White Widows of Sasuke find themselves besieged by an old enemy, though the attack is simply a cover and the cursed Oni are after an ancient artifact that will mean their kind's full return to the world. The Sasuke-jin send a team of young warriors-to-be to find the fabled Demon's Key before the Oni do. Who will reach it in time? Find out in this Tales of the Ten Kingdoms short-story.
Significance - a Science Fiction Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dr. Roland Price holds the fate of a dying planet in his hands. If he can’t find a way to save them, he’ll be forced to destroy the people that his parents fought to protect.