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The Invisible Husband
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,300. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(4.29)
Miss Eve Venables knows nothing about the man who’s persuaded her parents to deliver her to a country church in the middle of the night, not even his name. Four men in black hooded cloaks escort Eve up the aisle where she’s married by proxy to a man named Adam Harold Damian Latham, sixth Earl of Latham. The name Latham is familiar, but she can’t remember why...
Wrong Season
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
It was all over the news, several years ago, the story of Susan Smith deliberately driving her car into a lake and drowning her two children. That was in S.C. In South Georgia, another young mother, Ginger, spellbound by the story, imagines the episode and thinks she has a special understanding of how and why Susan Smith killed her children.
Tadias
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011 by MLR Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
After writing my first Poetry book Too Much Ado I wanted to address my feelings more poetically about what I’ve learned over 50 years.
The Grunnick
Series: Full Colour Picture Books, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 620. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011 by Dodo Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
(4.00)
Like most bullies, the Grunnick was full of nothing but hot air. 32 colour illustrations.
He Angles, She Refracts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,220. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Fantasy » General
In a world where narcissism is the norm and people interact with their mirrored-selves, Evy wakes up to find her reflection above her bed missing. In her place is an empty bed with rose pedals dotting the sheets. When all mirrored images leave, what's a narcissist to do? A short story. Includes complete bonus short story, "The Forgiving Execution."
A Quiet Man
Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(4.75)
Henry Willeford III was a quiet man. He was tidy and neat. He never varied his daily routine...until today!
Mirrors
Price: Free! Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.00)
A man obsessed with his looks gets into some serious trouble...
Not Quite Normal
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,800. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The full edition of Shane Rynhart's debut short story anthology. This edition contains nineteen short fantasy, horror and science fiction tales, as well as some bonus content. There is also a free version available containing nine of these stories.
The Quest
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Environment, Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Environment
It’s Delta’s sixteenth birthday. She gets a coming-of-age present, but it comes with a condition- she has to find her soul mate and prove she’s worthy of him in a week, or she will lose her adult tail it and it will stay pale. Delta meets various mermen from Mr Slob to Mr Useless, and sees their faults are hers. Then she meets Jonty, and realises she wants to be a better mermaid.
Ecclesiastes Dispels Illusions
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,730. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Wisdom Literature, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
Ecclesiastes is a John-the-Baptist kind of book. It functions less as a meal; more as a bath. It is less nourishment; more cleansing. It is repentance. It is purging. We read Ecclesiastes to get scrubbed clean from illusion and sentiment, from ideas that are idolatrous and feelings that satiate. Qohelet writes an exposé and rejection of expectation that we can live our lives on our own terms.