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Redemption and Ashes, Book Two
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Price: $2.29 USD. Words: 52,020. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of ten dark stories from the road less taken: a frustrated office-worker who ponders a mysterious dream; an adolescent from the inner city who falls in love with an older coworker; a woman wondering at the nightly burning cigarette in her yard in the small hours; a "Santa Claus" finds a young crack-addict; a rookie cop impresses by shooting the "blood brother" of his adolescence.
Garage Debt
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Karl's wife has a few things for him to do on a Saturday. However, every time he tries to start a job, he faces a garage that is out of control.
The Werewolfening of Taffney St. Cloud
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Series: Taffney St. Cloud, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 10,590. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Continuing the horror parody begun in "The Vampirenization of Taffney St. Cloud." A buxom alabaster slayer who works in her mother's hair salon must defend Sunvalleydale from undead activity and a zombie pyramid scheme, all on the eve of the Harvest Moon Ball. Will the world will be saved in time for a dance in the Community College gym? Brooding aplenty, but no dark-soled shoes allowed.
Suburban Blues
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Jay Palmer is a computer programmer who works 16 hours a day. Now he rediscovers his passion for playing the guitar. Will his passions kill him?
Class Warfare at the Convenience Store
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Price: Free! Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When a burgeoning municipality sets out to annex a strip of land previously considered to be the sticks, the locals have to find the means to fight back.
Suburbia
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Price: Free! Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Suburbia strips away the shiny, clean veneer of suburban life exposing a layer of deceit and sin that has existed for centuries.
Statistics Don't Lie
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Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Statistics Don't Lie is almost the perfect summertime story... almost. There's teen romance and murder. What more could anyone want?
Welcome to Wynott: Rethinking the Way We've Always Done Things
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,050. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
With a light touch and a lot of humor, Ray Harris applies fresh thinking to existing systems and structures, and creates a blueprint for a new American urban community, called “Wynott.” Whether an inner-city neighborhood, an aging suburb, or a small town, Wynott can exist in any place where enough people agree to try something different, and commit to making it work.
PRELUDE TO THE APOCALYPSE, Part 3 (The Lord of Watsu)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The sun has set. Tony and Evo head east from the tiny town of Owl to discover the exclusive communities of Palm Springs are on fire. Familes huddle on their lawns as looters ransack their homes. Date palms become fiery torches that light Tony's way through a maze of burning mansions, street hustlers, and Psytrance parties. Tony buys an emerald necklace that once belonged to PARIS HILTON but Evo refuses to wear it. They reach the Palms to Pines Highway, which snakes into the high desert and arrive at Nirvana, a self-sufficient compound hidden at the base of Sheep Mountain. It's a great time-out for our Dynamic Duo as they rest in a geodesic dome and consider staying long enough for Evo to give birth to their first child. NIRVANA is a sprawling masterpiece that is self-contained, complete with fishponds filled with salmon & trout, vegan gardens, orange & avocado groves, mountain streams, goats, chickens, and a golden retriever named Cosmo. There's even contact with the outside world via ham radio. But will the apparently 'safe' lifestyle in a dangerous world last?
Jealous Mistress
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,610. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Alison Ross has abandoned the demanding career of a lawyer so she can spend more time at home with her kids. When she stumbles across a dead body at her daughter's school, she decides to find out what happened. Pursuing the real killer while she juggles life at home with her husband and kids, Alison uncovers a host of shocking secrets in the quiet suburb of East Winnette.