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Memoirs of a Synth: Firstdawn
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,450. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2010 by Camden Park Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Arriving home to an unexpected visitor, Brianna Rei knows she's stayed in one place for too long – it's time to move on. Again. Before the knowledge of her true identity as a Synth proves to be too much for even her friends to ignore. (a Memoirs of a Synth short story)
In the House of Five Dragons
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 154,070. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Thirty years have passed since the bloody battle of Njorn Pass, since Rikard Mazrem traded his life away to the Alterra to save his dying men. Defeat became victory and an empire was born. For decades, the people of Carce have revered Rikard as a hero. But now Rikard has returned to find the world changed. Or perhaps he is the one who has changed...
The Friends of Fu Manchu
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 128,070. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010 by Sangraal Inc.. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
Heroes are sometimes so goody goody that they can't carry a book or story on their own, hence the promotion of the villain to the first chair. This anthology explores the evolution of the villain to protagonist; the crime lord, con man or gentleman burglar who succeeded to the featured role. Hold on tight to your wallet these are the villains who are after it, these are the friends of Fu Manchu.
Dirt
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011 by White Sun Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Due to an untimely mishap with a runaway piano, a thief and a homeless lady with a very pointy umbrella, Harold meets an unusual segment of the neighborhood, all of whom live inside a single tree planter box on a New York City Street.
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.
A Change in Fortune
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Price: Free! Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The child's pleading eyes and outstretched hand dug at painful memories John had worked hard to bury. When he turned away, stern eyes and hands on hips awaited him. "You can't even spare a smile for that boy, John?" John blew out a tired sigh. "To what end, Mary? That boy's fate is as meat for the predators out there. Or meat for the Magistrate's axe – just like what happened to Jimmy."
The Queen's Blade Prequel I - Conash: Dead Son
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Series: The Queen's Blade, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,770. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
He is destined to change the fate of three kingdoms... Born during a midwinter blizzard, under a Death Moon, the boy who will become a legend comes into the world in a river of blood, dead. His father names him Conash: Dead Son. His innocent act will bring Jashimari to the brink of defeat and condemn him to a lifetime of pain and sorrow… Thus begins the legend of the Queen’s Blade.
Thief's Deception: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Jameson Longe is a forty-something, over-the-hill soldier of fortune (re: mercenary) with early signs or arthritis, a vanishing hairline, and a sharp, cynical attitude. There isn't much he won't do for money. Two parts action and one part dark humour, THIEF'S DECEPTION is the first in a series of short stories surrounding the exploits of this aged veteran.
Irrevocable Trust
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,050. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
He’s a thief who only takes half. Paul Morrison is nearly killed when a high-society heiress shoots at him. When the smoke clears, he finds himself promising to help Laurie Jameson recover her trust fund from the crooked S&L VP who bilked her of three million dollars. Laurie transforms Paul with new clothes and a new position, making him the legitimate troubleshooter for Jameson Enterprises.
A Ride Through Hell and Back
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Price: Free! Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2011 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
After a daring robbery, Lauren, a professional thief and sometimes mage, finds himself on the run from the monstrous Devildins as he tries to warn others about the invasion. Unfortunately, the one person he has to convince happens to be the person he just robbed.