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My Real Cousin Ruby
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,050. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In “My Real Cousin Ruby,” World Fantasy Award winner Kristine Kathryn Rusch challenges the border between reality and the land of dreams. And what crosses that border leaves serious consequences behind on both sides.
Fiction River: Past Crime
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 82,480. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Laws change from culture to culture, decade to decade. Strange laws make criminals of ordinary citizens. Like the Massachusetts woman whose brother asks her for help, slave hunters at his heels. Or the Chinese immigrant who finds himself in the middle of a crooked game of Fan Tan. Or the Native American detective searching New York’s Stonewall Bar for a ratfink during a world-changing riot.
Smith's Monthly #13
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,960. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Near eighty thousand words of original fiction from USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith. In this thirteenth volume the full and complete novel, Heaven Painted as a Christmas Gift: A Ghost of a Chance series novel, plus five short stories, an ongoing serial novel, and many other features.
Avalanche Creek
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,410. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Returning to the time travel western world of Thunder Mountain, USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith weaves his most complex story to date. A time travel western that stretches across timelines from the Idaho Wilderness to an old Boise hotel with a very special room.
Sweet Young Things
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,280. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Fala wants revenge. Revenge against Preston for ruining her life. Revenge for ruining so many other lives in the process Preston thought she was just a sweet young thing. But Fala is not sweet. And Preston needs to learn that—the hard way.
Live Performance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
He loves live music. He lives for it. Once, live performances were an event: People dressed up, listened reverently, knew how to behave respectfully. No more. Now he must contend with coughs and whispers. Or does he…?
Snapshots
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Cleavon saw his first murder victim at his friend Emmett Till’s funeral. Cleavon fled Chicago to raise his family, but the violence followed him. Now, he worries that his grandson Ty will die as horribly as Emmett, and for no good reason. Cleavon wants his family out of Chicago, but Ty wants to repair the city—and he just might do it.
Children
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
McIntyre tries everything he can think of to escape his family legacy. Regardless of his efforts, the end remains the same: death. McIntyre learned to deal with death long ago, but when the same legacy threatens his son, McIntyre knows he must find a new way to fight or he’ll lose everything.
Northern Correspondent
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Severson made a name for himself once, as a crack reporter. But now, years later, he hides behind his typewriter. Until the day Molly walks through the door looking for a job. Molly, with her ideals and her determination and her courage. Molly might change his life—but not necessarily in the way he hopes.
The High Edge: A Seeders Universe Novel
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,710. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith returns to his fan-favorite Seeders Universe series with a fifth novel, The High Edge. Benny Slade lives in New York City. One moment the city around him (and everyone he knows) seems normal. The next moment, everyone dies.
Heaven Painted as a Christmas Gift
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 43,370. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Poker Boy and his team have saved the world countless times. The Ghost of a Chance agency follows a similar charge. Superheroes and ghosts, all working for the greater good. But as the holidays approach, both groups face a challenge with higher stakes than either can tackle alone.
Discoverability
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 83,630. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
Discoverability: a modern marketing buzzword. For writers, discoverability means the difference between gaining an audience and publishing into the void. Now, USA Today bestselling author and renowned business blogger Kristine Kathryn Rusch deftly tackles the topic of discoverability in this latest WMG Writers’ Guide.
Asset Protection
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,820. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Carla uses her thieving past for good. Hired by retailers to test the effectiveness of their security systems, she makes a good living, despite her felony conviction. But when she runs into the detective who busted her years ago, and finds out he, too, works in the loss prevention business, she does some digging. What she finds could dredge up her past and threaten her future.
Notes from the Buffer Zone
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Mrs. Carpenter considers Tracy a lost cause, one of those students who cares little about school and even less about completing her writing assignments. Until the day Tracy offers her teacher a glimpse into the creative soul that lies beneath the teenage exterior. And that glimpse will change everything Tracy’s teacher knows about her student, and herself.
Smith's Monthly #12
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,030. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Over eighty thousand words of original fiction from USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith. In this twelfth volume the full and complete novel, Avalanche Creek: A Thunder Mountain Novel, plus five short stories, two ongoing serial novels, and many other features.
Fiction River: Fantastic Detectives
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 77,160. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Fantastic detectives come in many forms, from dogs to elves to eggs. (Yes, eggs.) And fantastic detective stories come in all mystery subgenres, from cozy to hard-boiled. (Remember. Eggs.) All of these forms and subgenres combine to create one of the most delightful additions to the Fiction River anthology series.
Glass Walls
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Beth pays for crimes she committed as a child while under alien influence. Languishing in indentured servitude, her employers use her to satisfy the needs of their alien guests. To cope, she withdraws. But when Beth meets an alien who endures the same loneliness Beth suffers, her actions surprise even her.
Heaven Painted as a Poker Chip
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,520. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Starting into a brand new series, USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith asks a simple question: What happens if ghosts can fight crime and bad guys? Just fifteen minutes after Dr. Jewel Kelly meets Deputy Sheriff Tommy Ralston, they both die. They simply become ghosts, hanging around their own death scene in the mountains of Montana, waiting for something to happen.
FoL
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jonathan Alexander Nicholas Ashworth the Fourth—called Nico—fears nothing. He lives a life of power, prestige, money. He makes his own way, but when that fails, he uses fixers, the best money can buy. Until FoL begins targeting him. Against FoL, fixers can’t help him. Can he help himself? Or will FoL win?
September at Wall and Broad
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,760. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
September 1920, New York City: Phillipa D’Arco makes a living investigating the past for the United States Government. Bloodless, they call her, making her one of the best operatives. So, when Phillipa fails to return back to 2057 to report her findings, Assistant Attorney General Preston Lane needs to make a decision: send in yet another investigator or lose a valuable asset.
Heading West
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
She heads west to escape. The old-timers watch her coming as the full moon fills the Montana skies. Strange things happen to women here during the full moon. And everyone here knows that but her.
Living the Legend
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,380. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A beautiful mermaid and a handsome man. Everyone’s read that story. A legend, a fairytale. But what happens when someone really lives that story? Merlisa and Nicholas know. They live the legend—and maybe they will die for it… In “Living the Legend,” Kristine Kathryn Rusch brings her signature twist to a classic fairytale.
Smith's Monthly #11
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,940. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Over eighty thousand words of original fiction from USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith. In this eleventh volume the full and complete novel, The High Edge: A Seeders Universe novel, plus five short stories, two ongoing serial novels, and many other features.
Morning Song
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 43,820. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Dean Wesley Smith returns to his fan-favorite Seeders Universe series with a fourth novel, Morning Song. A massive ship powers toward the Milky Way Galaxy, threatening to destroy entire worlds. The rogue ship, the size of a moon, seems to have no entrance. With little time before millions die, Maria Boone and Roscoe Mundy must somehow take a small team into the massive ship to stop it.
Trains
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
In the late 1800s, trains bring with them a sense of mystery and comfort. For Corinne, they also bring Silas. When Corinne meets Silas the first time, she surprises him. When they meet again, she surprises herself. Finally learning the truth might bring the greatest surprise of them all.
Uncertainty
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,320. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
December 1944: Moe Berg, former major league baseball catcher and now spy for the Office of Strategic Services, finds himself on a mission that would make him something he never thought he’d be: assassin. Specifically, assassin of Werner Heisenberg, whose work could lead Germany to an atomic bomb.
Rose in Dreamland
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Coney Island in 1907, known for its freaks and spectacles. But for Rose, Coney Island becomes a place of wonder, a place that makes memories. A place that saves lives...
Fiction River: Universe Between
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 76,420. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
The eighth volume of Fiction River presents fourteen universes, all different, all powerful. From a planetary survey ship moored in an alien ocean to a comic book convention near a strange Louisiana town, each of these universes go somewhere familiar and strange at the same time.
Smith's Monthly #10
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,300. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Over eighty thousand words of original fiction from USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith. In this tenth volume the full and complete novel, Heaven Painted as a Poker Chip, plus five short stories, two ongoing serial novels, and many other features.
Alien Influences: The Short Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Years ago, John paid for horrible crimes based on alien ritual he committed as a child. Now, alienated from his fellow humans, he works as a bounty hunter. But his latest job takes him a little too close to the past he tries to forget. And this time, he might not escape with his life. This story appears in slightly different form in the novel, Alien Influences.
Smith's Monthly #9
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 70,890. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Over eighty thousand words of original fiction from USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith. In this ninth volume the full and complete novel, Morning Song, plus four short stories, two ongoing serial novels, and many other features.
The Silence
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,730. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Homicide Detective Spencer Gray knows he should be grateful for the lack of work due to The Silence—two weeks without a murder in Manhattan. But he misses the action. More, something feels off. When one of his colleagues suggests a wager to see who can close the strangest case on his or her desk, he knows just the one. But solving this case might mean uncovering answers he’ll wish he hadn’t found.
Rick the Robber Baron
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When Kita Ogude wakes up tied to a post in her simulation room, she knows marauders have tried to take her ship-again. But this time something feels off, and familiar. She thinks she knows this marauder. And her desire to regain her ship becomes secondary to something she has wanted for a very long time: revenge.
Life of a Dream
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,150. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith finally gives the popular Captain Brian Saber his first full-length novel. Brian Saber and Dot Leeds constantly must leave their nursing home rooms and their aging bodies to fly across known space to save the Earth and the Earth Protection League. They love the job, they love feeling needed. But in the end, will being needed be enough?
One Small Step
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,430. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Nyalou Templeton serves on the council for Tranquility Base to give some meaning to her life. Liz Borra, on the other hand, wants to control council. So when meek little Nyalou stands up to Liz over the preservation of the Arrival Monument and its footprint, Liz figures she can intimidate the council like she always does. But Liz might have underestimated Nyalou.
Common Sense
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
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In our time, Benjamin Franklin helped Thomas Paine emigrate to the colonies, where the two helped shape the creation of the United States of America. But what if Paine had never made it to the colonies. What fate would he have met if he remained in England?
Fast Cars
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,930. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The four musketeers plus one they call themselves: Johnny, Craig, Dale, Rennie and Carren. They want to make something of themselves, do great things after high school. So, they devise an experiment to guarantee their lives will amount to something. And that experiment changes their futures—but not in the ways any of them expects.
When Thomas Jefferson Dined Alone
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,880. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Living History Professor Kimber Lawson’s least favorite student brings her a report of Mary Todd Lincoln conducting séances in the White House, Kimber brushes it off. But then more reports come to her attention—of historical figures hearing voices, seeing ghosts and holding séances that had never before been reported—she knows she must investigate.
Eating It Too
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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Sophie pours love into her cooking. For years, she shared her gift with her husband. Now, she will infuse her baking with every feeling she possesses—one final act as payment for everything Harold plans for their future.
Killing the Top Ten Sacred Cows of Indie Publishing
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,850. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
As indie publishing flourishes, many, many myths form around this new booming area of publishing. USA Today bestselling author and major indie blogger Dean Wesley Smith takes a cut at killing some of the myths before they can take root.
The Early Conundrums: A Spade/Paladin Collection
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,760. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Spade: Secret Master of Fandom and Private Detective. Paladin: Spade’s enigmatic sidekick and infamous detective for hire. Together: Two of masterful author Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s most popular characters.
Trial
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A man stands trial for brutally killing a 12-year-old girl. But does a trial bring actual justice? And what can a father do to deal with the horror? A heart-wrenching story about those left behind to cope with the aftermath.
The Slots of Saturn: A Poker Boy Novel
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,610. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith brings you his first full-length novel featuring the origin story of his most popular character, the superhero Poker Boy. The Slots of Saturn takes place in 2004, the last year the World Series of Poker took place at Binions Horseshoe Casino in downtown Las Vegas.
Dancers Like Children
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,770. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Dr. Justin Schafer travels to the Bountiful colony to investigate a series of brutal murders. The colonists blame the Dancers, an alien species the colony relies on for its livelihood. But the more Schafer investigates, the more complicated the case seems. He begins to wonder if his past mistakes-mistakes that led to genocide-will color his judgment.
Smith's Monthly #8
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,550. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Over eighty thousand words of original fiction from USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith. In this eighth volume the full and complete novel, Life of a Dream, plus five short stories, two ongoing serial novels, and many other features.
The Young Shall See Visions and the Old Dream Dreams
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,660. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Nell’s determination drives her throughout her life. It allowed her to play baseball when only “tomboys” played. It allowed her to walk again when doctors said she never would. And now, even in old age, it will allow her to find answers to questions plaguing her for her entire life. But the answers she seeks solve one mystery and pose another.
The Application of Hope
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,060. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Captain Tory Sabin knows all too well the dangers of the anacapa drive, and that sometimes ships enter foldspace never to return. The ships simply disappear, taking their crews with them. Responding to a distress call from Captain Jonathan “Coop” Cooper, Sabin knows she must race against time to find him and his ship.
Hollywood Ending: A Faerie Justice Story
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,060. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
1946: Betty Nerenhauser works with the famous screenwriter Jackson Holden Carter in hopes of learning enough from him to earn her big break. But her break comes when she least expects it—the day strange little men show up at Jackson’s office asking for his help. Soon, Betty finds out just why Jackson mentored her—and how high the cost if it turns out he was wrong.
Fiction River: Fantasy Adrift
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,010. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
From fairy tales fractured into unrecognizability to Russian mobsters hanging out with zombies, from New World slavery to modern Alaskan cruise ships, the stories in Fantasy Adrift sail across the genre. Two writers make their fiction debuts next to bestsellers Steve Perry and Dean Wesley Smith to take readers on a journey of the imagination—as only Fiction River can do.
Kill Game
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,440. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith takes you into the world of his acclaimed novel Dead Money with a new series about a group of retired Las Vegas Police detectives playing poker and solving cold cases.
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