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Across the Wire
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,050. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mashups, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A former Marine finds herself on an Earth-like parallel world where she must train a syndicate of escaped slaves to oppose a dictator’s stranglehold on the country. Haunted by nightmares and post-traumatic stress, unsure who to trust or how to get home, Mia struggles to stay alive as she realizes all is not what it seems. Reality checks never bounce.
Dream Prisons
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 105,790. Language: American English. Published: October 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A demon traps a woman in a box and makes her a slave, and she struggles for freedom. Another woman deals with ghosts haunting her. A stranded man tries to decide whether an island or society is the greater prison. These are just some of the provocative speculative tales in this collection.
The Betrothal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,120. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013 by Fine Form Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Historical
After sharing a romantic meal, Benjamin has another anniversary surprise for Sarah: a unique interpretation of the tragic love story between feisty Giovanna Cenami and Pieter Baes, Jan van Eyck's young assistant at the time van Eyck painted the now-famous Arnolfini Betrothal Portrait.
A Trick of Light
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,730. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A Trick of Light is a collection of four supernatural short stories. Find out how an old letter puts a woman face to face with a spectral train. Read the lost diary of a family man forced to make difficult choices in the midst of the zombie apocalypse. Witness a rebel angel's final battle against one of his own kind. A Trick of Light...where nothing is quite as it seems.
Fiction Vortex - September 2013
Price: Free! Words: 42,140. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
We always try to have a variety of genres represented on our site, but this month represents the best collection yet of epic fantasy with a personal touch, far-reaching science fiction with a practical bent, truly haunting psychological horror, and a few more speculative stories that don't fit well into a certain category.
Laryn Rising
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 152,150. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Laryn and her sisters must leave the Earth's Federation or face permanent separation. Determined to stay together they board a colonial transport ship heading for the planet of Nequam, knowing nothing about the pastoral world of their fellow colonists—or about marriage, which will shortly be required of them. Amidst the onslaught of unforeseen challenges Laryn strives to find peace and acceptance.
The Circle Game
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,600. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
An otherwordly inspirational speaker has life going for him until he encounters his ex girlfriend who makes him melt, literally.
Dayfall
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 99,380. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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Thrust from his home and into the world by war, intrigue, and conspiracy, we join a young man in his journey to discover why men and women of his bloodline are the targets of his world's rulers. The trip began with a search for the true nature of his world's magic, if it ever existed, and will end with one too many terrible truths.
Winter Well: Speculative Novellas About Older Women
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,490. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Older women take center stage in these four novellas. They may be wives, mothers, wise women or healers, but those archetypes are not their defining characteristics. Their motivations are their own, and they’re not interested in living in the background of someone else’s epic yarn.
Blackout
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,560. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Sometimes the only thing worse than forgetting is remembering....