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Dragons Blood
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 35,480. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Recently, while staying at a remote inn by the windy shore of one of Scotland’s famous lochs, I noticed a brick under the hearth in my room was loose. Pulling the brick out and intending to bring the problem to my host’s attention, I noticed what looked like the corner of a small wooden chest. Pulling out some of the other bricks, which were held loosely in place by the decayed mortar.....
Cathartes Aura and the Apocalypse Zoo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A post-apocalyptic story of a zoo on the day no one showed up. Narrated by a captive turkey vulture. Written in verse. 10 syllables per line, 10 lines per stanza, 10 stanzas per chapter, and 10 chapters overall. The first episode in the series. The narrator must escape his cage and navigate a zoo without keepers or tourists on his way to a world without structure.
A Feeling in My Bones
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,680. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
What was Jake Forrester doing when he disappeared while on an assignment for a reclusive billionaire? Did he really travel to Central Africa? A month later he reappears in a Miami clinic suffering from a nervous breakdown. Whatever happened during that month makes Jake and his wife Sally rich but when she tries to investigate what she discovers is so frightening that she has to run for her life.
Condor Mountain
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Series: Horse Guardian, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,330. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011 by Enchanted Pony Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Elena’s dad is trapped with his horse in the Andes mountains. Above them, the condors are circling, ready to strike. Elena is the only one who can get to her father and his horse in time, but she doesn’t believe they’re in danger – and she certainly doesn’t trust the strange girl who says she’ll help, the girl who rides the wild mare that no one has ever ben able to tame.
Cathartes Aura on the Road from Nowhere
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,280. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Our turkey-vulture narrator has escaped the zoo and is observing the ragged remnants of humanity recovering from disaster. Some will rebuild. Some will destroy. Some will come together. Some will fall apart. A novel-in-verse written in ten-by-ten format. Book Two in the Cathartes Aura Series.
Pets
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
What do you feed pet buzzards? Five Tales of the Campfire, Volume One and Ten Tales for the Campfire include this short fantasy horror story.
Epic Fantasy 0.9b
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,460. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
The Decay is coming, and Ian, a fifteen-year-old from the Northwestern Forests of the Region, must flee his home village or be melted into noxious brown goo. When he encounters a mysterious stranger who reveals that the Region may not be what it appears, he must decide whether to stay faithful to his friends, or abandon them and seek the truth.
I Wonder… Does A Camel Store Water In Its Hump"
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Series: 15-Minute Books · I Wonder. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
I Wonder… About Desert Animals Does a roadrunner ever run on sidewalks? Does the Arizona bark scorpion growl like a dog? Why does the cactus wren use cactus plants for its nests? What is the purpose of those huge ears on the fennec fox? Does the Texas banded gecko live only in Texas? Does a kangaroo rat have a tummy pouch? Learn the answer to these questions and many more in this fun book!
The Goodwill Vultures Club: A Day of Heroes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,840. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013 by Peak City Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books
Goodwill Vultures Club gives readers an inside look at a boy facing more than a normal share of challenges, from divorced parents and confrontations with his peers, to a brother with cerebral palsy, to his own quest for other people to appreciate vultures as he does. Buzz strives to get others to see past his pet vulture’s exterior to the importance and value of the creature.
Betsy the Hummingbird's Colorado Summer Adventures
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,350. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
This is the story of Betsy the Broad-tailed Hummingbird's adventures as she travels from the edge of Colorado Springs to Rocky Mountain National Park and meets over 20 fascinating species of birds and other friends along the way. The story is illustrated with stunning photographs of birds and contains supplementary scientific information about each of the birds.