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Stress Busting Poetry
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 12,290. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment
Some poems have caused the population to unite, resulting in altering the history of the world. Voltaire, the French satirist and philosopher created: "A fight to survive" type of poetry that ignited the French Revolution. When the Monarch of France finally capitulated in 1799, Voltaire's skeleton was retrieved from the grave and placed on the King's Throne. Poems are sometimes written for fun.
Carl Melcher Goes to Vietnam
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,370. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
“Clayton has written an effective cautionary tale.” - The Washington Post. “Clayton’s strong character writing carries the book.” - Publishers Weekly. Carl Melcher Goes to Vietnam was a finalist at the 2001 Frankfurt eBook Awards along with works by Joyce Carol Oates (Faithless) and David McCullough (John Adams).
The Three Soldiers
Price: Free! Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
Now that the war has ended, three soldiers make a pact to meet again in two years. One has lost a foot, one has lost a hand, and one hears voices in his head. Will they keep their promise to meet? Will their plans for the future work out as they hope? Find out what lies ahead for these soldier friends.
Xenolith
Series: The Convergence, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 126,200. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Lassoed, knocked down, face planted in the dirt -- best thing to happen to Frank Bowen in years. When wife Liz went missing in the wilds of Belize, the constables of San Ignacio could find no trace. Years later, on a pilgrimage to her remote 'grave,' Frank is abducted and whisked away to a place he can't identify, by people whose motives and origins baffle him. Could this be what happened to Liz?
The Fly Caster Who Tried To Make Peace With the World
Price: Free! Words: 83,870. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Sports
Making peace with the world, sooner or later most of us have to. But how? Ian Mac Bride's way begins in 1909 when he watches a fly-casting tournament and dreams of becoming a great fly caster. But soon Ian experiences personal tragedy, and then is appalled by the slaughter of World War I. Torn by grief, Ian loses faith in the world - until, almost by accident, he finds a way to come to terms.
Homefront
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 72,810. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
"Homefront...takes on the Iraq War and the complicity of the common citizen. Set in the United States, the story is told through the words and thoughts of one family and some members of their circle. A year after losing their son during the 2003 invasion of Iraq, the novel presents the family’s questions and doubts." -Ron Jacobs, Counterpunch
Black Wolf Silver Fox
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 151,710. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2009 by Writers of the Apocalypse. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Five elves: all of them with a terrible past they'd like to leave behind. At their heart stands Aramina, the Priestess, whose beauty ensnared them all; and their master, who holds their souls and hearts. Against them stands Finnbhear, Aramina's old lover, against orders to kill a prince. Before them, especially Aramina, stands a decision that could change everything.
A Childs War
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,420. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2009 by M-y Books. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Historical » General
In the 1940 London blitz, George Ryland, a skilled engineer, and his wife Edna lose the style of life it took them years of struggle to obtain when they are bombed out of the house they own in a pleasant suburb. The nostalgic story of their small son Alex is set in the apparent calm of Oxford. Alex reacts with a mixture of hope and anxiety coloured by a selfpreserving humour ....
Galaxy of Heroes
Price: Free! Words: 77,300. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A conspiracy against humanity. A breathtakingly beautiful cyborg. A battle like no other. An adventure you won't forget! The lives of four space drifters intersect on a planet of hope as the most powerful war machine in the galaxy approaches, threatening to consume them all in a storm of metal and fire.
Like a Man
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,220. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2009 by Foremost Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Historical » General
Czech paratroopers make a night-drop into their Nazi-occupied homeland during WW II. Their objective? To kill the second most powerful man in Nazi Germany. They accomplish their mission against insurmountable odds, then seek safety in the catacombs of an ancient church. When confronted by an entire SS regiment, their chances of escape are slim to none.