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Crossroad Press is a new kind of publishing house – digital books formatted for a wide array of e-readers, and high-quality unabridged audiobooks downloadable to your MP3 player or computer. Crossroad Press is a DRM FREE ZONE. We believe in fair pricing, the lion’s share of profit in the hands of the authors and narrators, and following close on the cutting edge of progress as the face of publishing and alternative media changes. Welcome to the digital revolution.

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One Step Ahead - The Wolf Within Book #7
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Pre-release—available December 9, 2014. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,960. Language: English. Published by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Rescuing a lost little girl in a red coat wandering a cold, Irish beach plunges bond mates Stanzie Newcastle and Liam Murphy deep into the dark heart of the Pack’s Great Council. Chessa’s ability to dream the future is a commodity every Great Councilor covets.
Bradbury/Matheson
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,890. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
This unique volume collects two remarkable conversations. Ray Bradbury, one of America's most widely-read authors, speaks eloquently about his intense love of writing – and for the first time goes on the record about his adventures and misadventures in Hollywood. Richard Matheson was a major writer in science fiction, fantasy and horror, whose novel I Am Legend spawned the current zombie craze.
The Stranglers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,110. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Between your last prayer and the snap of the rope there's no time for mercy… The first victim was cut down from a limb outside Fort Benton. The second, bound and strung up in Bear's Paw. Now, Deputy Page Murdock has discovered two more men swinging from a hanging tree among the aspens along the Missouri River. They aren't drifters. They aren't bandits. They're the law.
The Kreuzeck Coordinates
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,600. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Ted Barstow wasn't a spy. He didn't even work for the government. He was simply an American tourist on vacation in a small Austrian village. He had met Erica, beautiful and intelligent, and the attraction had been electric. Now, men were trying to kill him, and he and Erica were fighting for their lives on the top of a mountain.
Dark Harvest
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,330. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
A whisper of butterflies' wings promises a lonely old man his heart's desire; mages draw upon music to work magic; and a fearful symmetry threatens an alien realm. Be it in our dreams or flights of fancy that take us into uncharted territory, our hopes and desires often birth twisted imaginings. This selection of tales, some devious or whimsical, others downright eerie and unsettling.
Blindsided
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,870. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Reporter Deidre Caffrey is murdered, allegedly by a drug dealer. To Shara's chagrin, she learns she's been made executor of Deidre's estate and is shocked to find out that Deidre has a younger sister, a heroin addict. If Shara can get Deidre's sister clean, the sister inherits a good deal of money. The more Shara learns about Deidre's sister, the more she comes to understand Deidre had secrets.
The Night Church
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,250. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
In the Night Church, on the altar of the true church, no one will see the rape, no one will hear the screams of ecstasy — no one except the devil's disciples… She is young, incredibly desirable, the virgin bride. He is young, incredibly brilliant, the devil's groom. They are genetically perfect, programmed to plant a seed of flesh, destined to breed a mutant life.
Joe DiMaggio and Ted Williams: Baseball's Greatest Player and Baseball's Greatest Hitter
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,220. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Joe DiMaggio and Ted Williams, distinct but similar-type players, were arguably Baseball's Greatest Player and Basevall's Greatest Hitter. In their first major league seasons, Joe scored a rookie-record 132 runs, and Ted drove home a rookie-record 145 runs. More than seventy years later, their records still stand.
Bo-Aku - Undisputed King of the Forest (Tales from West Africa)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,510. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Bo Aku, King of the Forest and other Stories is an adaptation of some sixty myths and legends collected in Africa with a research grant from the Southern Education Foundation.The stories describe the experiences of children and parents confronted by a gorilla and lion in the African jungle. They are eclectic, rich in moral values, humorous, suspenseful, and contain wisdom.
Twelve Gauge
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 136,050. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
BLACK CHRISTMAS The citizens of Cedar Bluff, Tennessee, have never recovered from the Christmas Massacre of 1978 ... that tragic day when Richard McFarland, armed with a shotgun, abandoned his wife and son and selected a local church as the stage for a bloody, murderous rampage. McFarland paid for his crimes in the electric chair. Yet not even death will stop him from finishing what he started.
Made for Murder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,130. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Julie Hyzy, the New York Times bestselling author of the White House Chef Mysteries and the Manor House Mystery series, brings together nine of her most popular short stories, re-released in this new collection. From subtle to edgy, from gentle to terrifying, these fast-paced stories explore the spectrum of suspense.
Bender
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,810. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
After a night of heavy drinking, business traveler Bill Rowe wakes up in his Chicago hotel room with an epic hangover: pounding headache, memory loss and a naked dead woman in his bed. Forced to go on the run, Bill must piece together the sequence of events during his alcohol blackout to prove his innocence. Pursued by mysterious assailants, he discovers he's been framed...
Darkness Wakes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,190. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
In the small town of Ptolemy, darkness is a living thing. A powerful thing. Its home is in the shadows of a bizarre, hidden club named Penumbra, where it is worshiped by followers who need the pleasure it gives them. They are addicted to it. They live for it. And they kill for it. Murder is the least of Penumbra's sins. The true terror is still to come when ... Darkness Wakes.
The Willow Garden
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,310. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The brave young Emperor Ty-Sun traveled the Black Jade Road with Blessing Dunncaster, the bewitched and beautiful Englishwoman who would be his empress. Together they made their way back to the Land of Ten Thousand Willows. Pursuing them was the evil Darkness that felled Ty-Sun's loyal followers one by one.
The Boys of the Dixie Pig
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,240. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Mack Barton has spent the last four decades running from someone scary, and now is no exception. A crime boss in Las Vegas wants to kill him because of an overdue gambling debt, the C.I.A. blames him for a bad muntions deal, and now his boyhood friends are dragging him into a crazy whirlwind of reincarnation, murder and intrigue. The question is, who can he trust...
Shadows of Vengeance
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,960. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Larisa recognized the KGB officer — recognized him as a traitor she saw as a six-year-old child. Then he recognizes her, as well, and Larisa is on the run. CIA agent Morrison wants to find her to save her, to hold her one last time. But Morrison knows his only hope now might be for revenge.
Dialogue: Rediscover the Transforming Power of Conversation
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,610. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Decision-making & problem solving
First published in 1998 by John Wiley & Sons, this book offers insights, skills, and suggestions for how to introduce David Bohm’s proposal of Dialogue into organizational contexts. Peter Senge called Dialogue a key leadership tool for promoting team learning and fostering shared meaning, and community. The insights and skills offered in Dialogue: Discover the transforming power of conversation.
Foresnsics 103 - Yet Another Friendly Primer for Writers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,600. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Gathered from years of posts about Forensics, aimed at educating writers and laymen on a variety of subjects, this second volume in Robert Jone's series continues where Forensics 101, A Friendly Primer for Writers, and the follow-on Forensics 102 left off, with more articles on a wide variety of subjects. An invaluable tool, and very interesting book.
Stargate SG1 + Atlantis - Far Horizons - Book I of the Traveler's Tales
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,950. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From the early days of “Todd” the Wraith to Teal’c’s first experience of the SGC, from Atlantis’ past and future to good old-fashioned SG-1 adventures, Stargate SG-1 & Atlantis: Far Horizons brings you a wealth of exciting stories from across the Milky Way and Pegasus galaxies. By Jo Graham • Melissa Scott • Peter J. Evans • Amy Griswold Keith R.A. DeCandido • Suzanne Wood • And more...
Inflictions
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,170. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Welcome to the world of John McIlveen. Enter, please, but be warned… here you will find tales that blur the lines of horror, vengeance, humor, sorrow, and humanity. You will encounter broken people with dark secrets and darker desires. Meet Justice, whose art exposes your soul.
Penetration - The Question of Extraterrestrial and Human Telepathy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,640. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and UFOs
Ingo Swann -- renowned psi researcher -- reveals a long-held secret series of experience with a "deep black" agency whose apparent charter was simple: UFOs and extraterrestrials on the moon and worries about ET telepathic/mind control powers. The agency was so secret that it had no paper trail, and hence no written secrecy agreements. Only the verbal ones, which in Ingo's case expired several year
Mary, Mary
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,470. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
Don't sleep, Mary. Satan's night is near. He will take you and drown you in blood-drenched sin. Mary Taylor is happy now, married to the man she loves. The years of the Christian Home for Children are behind her, buried in the dark, unspoken folds of memory. But still she awakens to terror, to the hideous acts that gentle Mary would never, ever commit.
The Hellions
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,240. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
As heir to the richest plantation in the South, Cynthia Deavors enjoyed the privilege of royalty. But her roots were cursed by corruption. She couldn't control her twin brother's decadent lust for female slaves, or suppress her mother's shameless affair with a young adventurer. Nor could she deny the raging love that swept her from the pinnacle of wealth and power.
The Forbidden Zone
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,730. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
The mound, a quiet town gathering spot ... until now. Now something undeniably evil is hiding beneath it. A powerful darkness, terror with unfathomable needs and desires, spreading its roots in secret, transforming all that the good townfolk love and cherish: their past, their hopes, their souls.
California Gothic
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,120. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
The preeminent master of the modern American horror story takes a bold and unsettling turn in this 1995 study of Southern California suburbia, where things are not always as they seem and earthquake forces lie just below the surface of the San Fernando Valley. This new edition presents the author's preferred text.
Bump in the Night - Ghosts, Spirits and Alien Encounters
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,070. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and UFOs
If you’re captivated by the spookiness of Halloween, when the veils between worlds are the thinnest, then BUMP IN THE NIGHT offers you the chance to explore the realm of ghosts and spirits and even alien encounters any day of the year. Do the dead speak to us? Do they offer guidance? Do our deceased loved ones drop by for visits? What about poltergeists? Do angels have wings?
Case White
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,880. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
No work of fiction or nonfiction has done what CASE WHITE does in this monumental new novel by USA Today Best-selling author Thomas Sullivan. Set in the era of two world wars, this comprehensive work weaves together the bizarre mythology and eccentric beliefs that explain how a nation went insane for 12 years. Told through the compelling lives and loves of a pair of very unique characters.
Satan's Servant
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,710. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
A nine-year-old boy propositions his favorite teacher, using obscenities that would make a sailor blush. A farmer discovers dozens of hacked-up chickens on his property. A baby is kidnapped and later found with its throat slashed, the clawed body of the kidnapper nearby. What is happening? The sleepy town of Rancho Lucero, New Mexico, is possessed.
Mister Glow-Bones and Other Halloween Tales
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,310. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Halloween is more than a holiday; more than a fun time of candy and costumes for the young. Stories included in this collection: Mister Glow-Bones The Outhouse Billy’s Mask Pins & Needles Black Harvest Pelingrad’s Pit Mister Mack & the Monster Mobile The Halloween Train The Candy in the Ditch Gang Halloweens: Past & Present Monsters in a Box
The DeChance Chronicles Omnibus
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 234,320. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
VINTAGE SOUL - MY SOUL TO KEEP & OTHERS - KALI'S TALE - all in one volume, one low price. Donovan DeChance is a collector of ancient manuscripts and books, a practicing mage, and a private investigator. This Omnibus Collection includes books II, III, and IV of the series. Book I - "Heart of a Dragon" - is available at a discounted price wherever eBooks are sold.
Three Small Coinkydinks
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,490. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Bob Spinowitz was an average guy—until aliens abducted him and gave him the head of a duck. Then they asked “DuckBob” to save the universe, since their modifications meant he could. Talk about a backhanded compliment! Amazingly, though, DuckBob did it. And thus became Guardian of the Matrix, which protects the cosmos from further invasion—as long as he’s plugged in. Literally.
Blood Paternal
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,960. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Anton Weiss, father of all vampires, returns from a long, mysterious sabbatical and swears genocide on his entire family. His letter of intent is abrupt, its reasoning unclear, and consequently his descendants choose to ignore the threat, and assume their beloved creator has simply gone mad. Until the slaughter begins.
The Boneyard
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,790. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
There are two realities in the world: the one you know, and the one you hopefully will never know. The Boneyard is that other place, and that is where the bone worms live. Two old men, lost together in The Boneyard when they were just six years old, now find themselves the focus of the wrath and revenge the bone worms have held for them since their escape so many years ago.
Death Poems
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Death Poems by Thomas Ligotti, with a whole new section of poetry titled "Closing Statements". Cover art and internal illustrations by the amazing Richard A. Kirk. Long out of print, Death Poems was originally produced in a very small edition by Durtro in 2004. This highly prized collection has been virtually unobtainable until now.
By Insanity of Reason
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,680. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Two of horror's favorite authors have joined together for the first time to write an unforgettable story. By Insanity of Reason is the story of Crystal, a woman whose life has been shattered by a chain of mysterious murders. Her husband, Richard, struggles to help...or is he working against her as she tries to regain her sanity?
Milton's Children
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,870. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A seafaring expedition to the Antarctic takes a detour during their return home to investigate a chain of uncharted islands. The landing party finds amazing animals – including gigantic, undiscovered species of what seem to be either very bizarre birds or flying reptiles. They break up into two groups to explore the landscape, and when one group fails to return ... the horror begins.
Death Poems
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Death Poems by Thomas Ligotti, with a whole new section of poetry titled "Closing Statements". Cover art and internal illustrations by the amazing Richard A. Kirk. Long out of print, Death Poems was originally produced in a very small edition by Durtro in 2004. This highly prized collection has been virtually unobtainable until now.
The Cranston Gibberer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,430. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
Transformed from mild-mannered author to terrifying BEAST-MAN! Join X on his unbelievable journey from HUMAN to INHUMAN, from OBSCURITY to FAME, from GENTILITY to DEPRAVITY, the journey of all NEW YORK TIMES BEST-SELLER LIST authors. SEE! TWO-FISTED ACTION! SEE! SUITS BEING CUSTOM TAILORED! SEE! FLOOZIES AND FISH-LIKE CASHIER GIRLS! Experience THRILLS, CHILLS, and BLOOD-CURDLING TERROR!
Wild Girls
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,710. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Jessie and Dens are two roomies in a small southern town who like movies, drinking, collecting glittery stickers…and the occasional killing spree. When novice reporter Noelle begins to put high heels together with certain puncture wounds, is she about to make a move up to a major paper…or become the next victim? “…a fun and gruesome novella…Highly recommended!” – Rhonda Wilson, MonsterLibrarian.
Four Elements
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,680. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
Four Bram Stoker Award®-winning poets join together to paint a rich, dark tapestry of evocative emotion in The Four Elements. From modern interpretations to ancient mythology, they explore the magic and mystery of Fire, Water, Earth, and Air. Their vivid poetry and prose brings to life a universe in a grain of sand, taking the reader through a journey of discovery from the inside out.
The Last Night of October
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,220. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Seventy-year-old Gerald Forsyth dreads Halloween. Every year, on October 31st, a lone child has knocked on his door – a nightmarish reminder of a tragedy from Gerald’s past. As each Halloween came and went, Gerald has been able to keep his door locked and the monstrous memory at bay, but the ravages of emphysema have left him a disgruntled and feeble-minded old man. Now his secret must be told.
Red Chalice
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,390. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
She’s a tall, dark beauty who claims to be the last living descendant of Countess Bathory. When she hires ex-con Layne Drover to accompany her to a jungle-shrouded island seeking an artifact of legendary evil, all he really cares about is getting paid. But when they reach their destination, a hurricane ravages the island, trapping them in a decayed mansion - fighting to survive.
Everything Leads Back to Alice
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,650. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
After spending nearly twenty years searching for his runaway high school girlfriend Alice, Mike Connors, a man with a bottle for a crutch, returns to Fallen's Island. He intends to clean up his life and let go of the past, only the past won't let go of him. His old high school friends are still there and are telling Mike all sorts of lies about Alice... Then the hauntings begin.
Nomads - A Black & Orange Novel
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,690. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
A decade has passed since the events of BLACK & ORANGE and the Church of Midnight has almost been singlehandedly decimated by the Nomad named Patty Middleton. After a series of mass executions, she demands to get answers from the mysterious Messenger, and is tireless in her pursuit, despite the protests of her partner.
When the Leaves Fall
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,790. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
Every town holds its share of secrets. Some more than others... Halloween is coming soon to Haverville, and two best friends have decided to test their courage against the local haunted house, Graver's Farm. With the brashness and wildness of youth behind them, Chris and Kyle begin an October adventure which takes them beyond dark cornfields and dusky landscapes.
The Witching Hour
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,110. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
Halloween is fast approaching, and for Rusty that usually means trouble is brewing for him and his friends. The past two years have been full of mischief and mayhem, as they found themselves fighting against old man Berger and his minions of evil as they tried to take control of the small town and its people. The trio of boys were the only thing standing in the way of disaster.
To the Ends of the Earth
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 129,640. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
It was a time when Captains were Kings and men crossed oceans by nothing more than a breath of wind and a belly full of fire. Life was hard and superfluous as saltwater. Men were cruel and war-like, fueled by their lust for gold and glory. Born to this era and exiled to an island by his father’s prudence, Joshua Wright longs to learn the story that’s been hidden from him since the day he was born.
Amara's Prayer
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,820. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
Is your faith real if it’s never tested? When Rev. Milton Agnew learns that his church’s Brazilian mission has been mysteriously destroyed, he rushes to the rainforest to see for himself. His friends and the natives they went to convert are all dead or gone. But the village isn’t empty. What he finds is a strange woman who says her name is Amara.
Confirmation
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,000. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and UFOs
This book is at once a journey of scientific discovery and the story of the personal struggle Whitley Strieber has fought since he had an apparent close encounter in 1985, which he recounted in Communion: A True Story. He has been criticized for creating folklore; he has been called insane, labeled a liar and a cult leader. Naturally, he wants to correct the record.
The Skeleton Inside Me
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 480. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays & Celebrations / Halloween
A young girl receives a fright when her father brings home a new Halloween decoration. As the story progresses, she learns more about the "monster" in the box and her own body, and comes to grips with her fears. An amusing story for Halloween, rendered in clever rhyme and beautifully illustrated by Dan Monroe.
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