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The Billabong Incident
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Price: Free! Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Billabong: A waterhole. Or more to the point, a small lake formed by a change in the course of a river. Sometimes referred to as an oxbow lake.
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.
From Hell and Back: Survive and Thrive
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,040. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
She was brutally victimized first as a child and then as a wife: both her mother and her first husband made numerous attempts to kill her. But author Gussie McRobert was determined to not only survive, but to recover and thrive. And that is just what she did. She was elected, and then twice re-elected, as mayor of Gresham, Oregon. You too can survive and thrive, regardless of your past.
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?
An Enlightening Lie About the Lucidity of Bees
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,270. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
Crofton Eer, a member of a militaristic society set in a canyon that knows only war, seeks an escape from the troubled canyon in which he lives, guided by the embodiment of the lone star that is visible from the canyon depths. His escape takes him on a journey in which he discovers that there are a great many more stars (gods) in the sky, which leads to a search for truth in the valley of life.
On Top of the Dead
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,110. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Benny Slade came out of his vault one December afternoon to find the world changed. Something had instantly killed almost everyone in the city, including his two employees. The death wasn’t limited to just the city. The event had killed almost all the humans on the planet. Benny had to figure out how to survive in a city full of dead bodies. And maybe help build a new future for humanity.
Code Alpha
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,040. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Fifty odd years ago in the hell that was Korea, a mind-altering experiment is performed on American Prisoners of War. Today, Speaker of the House James Hingam is the last survivor of that select group. As the post hypnotic suggestion sits like a dragon’s egg waiting to hatch, the final component to North Korea’s latest attempt to win her war with the world is about to take place.
Tuffs
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 10,460. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
The first third of this short entry is surmised from the attitude, habits, actions and demeanor of this wonderful cat. The balance is based on events that occurred from the time he came into our home. He apparently had a very loving home and was given excellent care, then abandon. A story of survival, adaptions, and acceptance by a caring loving family.