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The Gallery of His Dreams
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,480. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
One of the most decorated and famous novellas of the 1990s, The Gallery of His Dreams remains a timeless tale of love, loss, and the power of art. Mathew Brady, the first great war photographer, died broke in service of his art. In The Gallery of His Dreams, acclaimed writer Kristine Kathryn Rusch gives Mathew Brady a look at the future repercussions, power, and incredible value of his art.
The Enemy Within
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 78,520. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
One of Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s most acclaimed short stories becomes one of her most original novels. February, 1964: Two men die in a squalid alley in a bad neighborhood. New York Homicide Detective Seamus O’Reilly receives the shock of his life when he looks at the men’s identification: J. Edgar Hoover, the famous, tyrannical director of the FBI, and his number one assistant, Clyde Tolson.
Sob Sisters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,240. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Madison, Wisconsin, 1972—When Detective Hank Kaplan calls Valentina Wilson to a crime scene, she wonders why. She soon finds more questions than answers in a secret room belonging to a wealthy female philanthropist, whose brutal murder the police hastily cover up.
Sector Justice
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,370. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Mattie Silks must team up with the most unlikely of partners to save the sector from a ruthless dictator. But her problem with Red Simms stems from more than just his work with Innocence Incorporated. She can’t keep her hands off him. And he can’t seem to keep his hands off her either. With or without love, the two of them must save the galaxy.
Sinner-Saints
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,090. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Brash, outspoken, Lillian Hellman follows her own truth. Even when that truth costs her love. When the dark days of Communist blacklisting threaten everything Hellman has built, she must decide whether her truth will carry her, or if she will, as Hammett once warned, sell out her friends to save herself.
Smith's Monthly #6
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 70,960. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Over ninety thousand words of original fiction from USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith. In this sixth volume the full and complete mystery novel Kill Game, plus four original short stories, two ongoing serial novels, and many other features.
Perennials
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Grief often transports us to the past. But for one woman, the transportation becomes more literal. She lives more in the past than the present, her beloved grandmother often tells her. Until one final moment of grief changes her forever.
The Hanging Judge
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
People fear Judge Esmé Morell. They call her The Hanging Judge because she actually uses the execution chamber she travels with from colony to colony. She places market value on lives. But she might come to regret that. Because not everyone fears her as much as she thinks.
Fiction River Special Edition: Crime
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,590. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
From a twisted tale of greed by masterful writer Kate Wilhelm to a dark tale of murder and betrayal by Shamus-award winner Brendan DuBois, Fiction River Special Edition: Crime covers the entire gamut of the mystery genre—cozy to noir. New York Times bestselling author Julie Hyzy joins Edgar Award-winner Doug Allyn and several others to create one of the strongest anthologies of the season.
Street Justice: A Smokey Dalton Novel
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,930. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In the first week of the new decade, an emergency phone call shatters Chicago Private Detective Smokey Dalton’s hopes for a good 1970. His adopted son Jimmy and Jimmy’s best friend and cousin Keith Grimshaw need help.
Monumental Summit
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,980. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Bonnie and Duster Kendal, two of the world’s great mathematicians, hire historical interior designer April Buckley and architect Ryan Knott to design and furnish a huge lodge to the year 1900 standards. Only problem: The lodge can’t be built. It can’t exist. Yet, somehow it does because they’ve built it before.
Play Like a Girl
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Inspired with permission by Janis Ian’s song, “Play like a Girl” weaves Ian’s lyrics into a story of empowerment. Haunted by her mother’s ghost, a musician needs to vanquish not only the ghost but her own history, as well.
The Injustice Collector
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
For two centuries, Injustice Collecting allowed for balance in a system populated by many sentient species. Everyone understood the system and its necessity. Until the humans arrived. They want justice for what happened to their children. But the humans don’t understand the proceedings. And misunderstandings might prove the catalyst to the greatest threat the system will ever face.
Smith's Monthly #5
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 84,530. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Over ninety thousand words of original fiction from USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith. In this fifth volume the full and complete science fiction novel Sector Justice, plus four original short stories, two ongoing serial novels, and many other features.
A Little Night Music
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Andrew has problems fitting in. But for a change, he’d like to stand out for something he does well. If only the adults in his life will let him.
Fiction River: Moonscapes
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 72,900. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
We all look up at the moon and wonder. And maybe dream. For centuries, the moon filled our imaginations. Eleven professional writers took those dreams and set original stories on moons scattered all over the galaxy.
Against Time
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,620. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith returns to the world of Dust and Kisses with a new novel. Paleontologist Callie Sheridan spent a few days deep in the Oregon Caves on a dig with three students from the University of Oregon. When they emerged, they found almost everyone in the world dead. Survival became her only thought.
Killing the Top Ten Sacred Cows of Publishing: A WMG Writer's Guide
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,370. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
The publishing world continues to evolve, but myths about who can make a living as a fiction writer maintain a life of their own. Whether you pursue traditional or indie publishing success, you need to know the pitfalls and traps that undermine many writers’ careers.
Skating in Time
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Mickey never imagined her life would turn out this way. But she learned the hard way that life holds many surprises. Seeking solace on the skating rink, she discovers that life’s changes hold hope for new beginnings—if only she knows where to look.
Second Fiddle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Homicide Detective Ned Zaleski resents the chief’s decision to enlist Sherlock Holmes’ help in Zaleski’s latest murder investigation. Zaleski fails to see how Holmes, newly transported to the 1990s from his own time by the Santa Cruz Time Wizards, can shed any light on a modern-day serial killer. But Zaleski soon learns Holmes’ earned his reputation for insight honestly.
Chimera
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,250. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Gen wishes she could escape that horrible day, the day she lost her world. Medical advances can rebuild her body but not her devastated psyche. For that, she needs therapy. And her therapist insists that she care for another creature—a chimera. Soon, Gen discovers that humanity hides in the most unexpected places.
Thunder Mountain
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,830. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Offered a free trip into a remote Idaho wilderness that she loves and studies, Professor Dawn Edwards can’t refuse. On the trip she meets Professor Madison Rogers, and they fall for each other before they even reach their destination. But living in the Old West proves to be a brutal task. Somehow, Dawn must survive to rescue herself, her friends, and the man she loves.
Smith's Monthly #4
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 90,490. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Over ninety thousand words of original fiction from USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith. In this fourth volume the full and complete science fiction novel Monumental Summit, plus four original short stories, two ongoing serial novels, and many other features.
Dust and Kisses
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,820. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
When Carey Noack returns to the ruined Portland, Oregon, hoping to meet other survivors after three years of living alone, she doesn't expect the man of her dreams. At first, Matt Ladel, the only person living in the old city, thinks he imagined the beautiful woman weaving through dead cars. Then he finds the reality behind the fantasy.
The Destroyer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
When a creature appears and offers the feral cat the Bargain—24 hours in another form—the cat forms a plan. He must use the Bargain to his advantage to save the life he knows. But the Bargain comes with hidden perils. And if his plan fails, many will pay the price.
Bonding
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,780. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Marisa relishes her undercover work—it suits her loner nature. But when an assignment meant to bust a ring of Ce’nark poachers goes sideways, Marisa finds herself in a position she never wanted—caring for another life form. But returning the creature to its family proves more complicated than she imagined. And the truth she uncovers might have lasting ramifications throughout the system.
Skylight
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Abandoned by everyone, Skye strikes a bargain with the Assassins Guild at the tender age of 14 to work off her education. But in the years that follow, her training proves she must escape an assassin’s life. After failing one final test, she learns her fate—a fate no one can see coming.
By the Chimney, With Care
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Punishments for elven crimes vary. So, when Rolf finds himself serving time as a toy on a mantel during the Christmas season, Rolf figures he got off easy. But when a lonely child asks him to deliver a message to Santa, he realizes his rehabilitation comes with a price—one he might not be prepared to pay.
The Devil's Churn
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 78,390. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
In The Devil’s Churn, bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch creates a terrifying world where the dark depths of the Pacific Ocean unleash a secret evil lurking among the crashing waves.
Smith's Monthly #3
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 77,860. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Over one hundred thousand words of original fiction from USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith. In this third volume, the full and complete science fiction novel Against Time, plus four original short stories, two ongoing serial novels, and many other features.
Losing Dolly
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Annabeth loses her dolly three days after her daddy died. Little Annabeth searches everywhere, but she can’t understand why God would take away her best friend so soon after taking her daddy. And so close to Christmas. To heal, she must discover why dolly disappeared and find a reason to believe in God once more.
Three Wishes Before A Fire
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
On Christmas Eve, Rob finds himself drawn to the set of his TV show. Jaded and disenchanted, Rob hopes to find something, anything, to bring a bit of joy back into his existence. What he discovers that lonely Christmas Eve will change his life—again. An inspiring story about the magic of make-believe and the power of healing.
The Road Back: A Doc Hill Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith returns to the world of his acclaimed thriller Dead Money with a new problem for professional poker player, Doc Hill. Doc agrees to help find a missing college student, the son of the Las Vegas Chief of Police. But little did Doc know that such a simple case would turn out to be so large and ugly and dangerous.
Fiction River: Hex in the City
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,300. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
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Urban fantasy offers a diverse playground for some extremely powerful stories. Professional writer and editor Kerrie L. Hughes pulled some fantastic tales out of fourteen top writers for this fifth installment of Fiction River.
Heart Flesh
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
In the months following Tim’s death, Sarah dreams. When a mysterious book with a strange dedication and an even stranger plot arrives at her home, her dreams turn to nightmares. Sarah no longer knows how to differentiate dreams from reality. Finding the truth will make the difference between a frightening end or a new beginning.
The Arrival of Truth
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In pre-Civil War Virginia, some slaves tell a story about Sojourner and the Truth. One young girl, forced to give up her own children and nurse a white baby, wonders what the Truth will mean. Will it set her free? Or will it force her to make terrible choices of her own?
Roger, at Sunset
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
September, 1963: Roger knows the future. Life in 1960s, the same as in the 1950s, certainly better than the 1940s. Roger’s future looks exactly like his present: the job of his dreams, the wife of his dreams, everything perfect and in a row. Roger, representative of his privileged generation. Roger, who sits down to watch the news every night…in a golden twilight of a soon-to-be lost age.
Smith's Monthly #2
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 77,880. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Over one hundred thousand words of original fiction from USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith. In this second volume the full and complete science fiction novel Thunder Mountain, plus four original short stories, two ongoing serial novels, and many other features.
Trust
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Carter finds an injured dog along a treacherous stretch of mountain road, he knows rescuing her puts him in danger. But he can’t leave the dog behind, no matter what the consequences. Even if it means revealing his secret. Even if it means losing everything.
Dead Money
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,740. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Poker: a high-stakes, deadly serious professional sport. Doc Hill knows all too well the risks involved with the sport. Or so he thinks. But when one of the greatest poker players of all time dies, the stakes rise even higher. Doc must solve an increasingly frightening series of murders—and win the biggest tournament of his career—before he finds himself forced to fold his cards for good.
Harvest
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The almanac determines traditions in Kerry’s family. Only her granddaughter Amanda doesn’t want to follow the almanac. And if Amanda doesn’t, then the power, hidden inside those traditions, might destroy her—and everyone she loves. Chosen as one of the best stories of the year, “Harvest” evokes the powerful force of family legacy.
Trick or Treat: A Spade/Paladin Conundrum
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,360. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The teenage girl wrapped in a sheet calls herself Casper (as in “The Friendly Ghost”). But Secret Master of Fandom and private detective Spade doesn’t find her friendly, and she’s definitely not a ghost. Still, Paladin demands that Spade babysit Casper, and Spade never says no to Paladin.
Fumes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Ernie wants to forget. His short life marred by pain he struggles to understand, he hopes the sirens will blast the thoughts of his mother, his father, of life and death from his brain. Thoughts too serious for someone so young. Thoughts that can scar deeper than flames. A searing short story about family, betrayal, and murder.
Year of the Rat
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The family business: Some embrace it, some reject it. But for one family whose “business” means accepting science and religion, each sibling takes a side. Can something as simple—and complicated—as a rat settle the most important questions in life?
Smith's Monthly #1
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 89,900. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
One hundred thousand words of original fiction every month from USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith.
Fiction River: Christmas Ghosts
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 77,540. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
For the fourth anthology in the Fiction River line, paranormal romance writer Kristine Grayson invited a stellar lineup of cross-genre authors to tell heartwarming stories of love set in the holiday season. From Regency England to modern day Portland, Oregon, ghosts facilitate—or try to stop—true love in the dark at the end of the year.
ProtectVision
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,570. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Sixteen-year-old Sharyn just wants to have fun. But her overprotective father wants to control her life. He uses the latest technology, ProtectVision, to make sure she follows his rules. But technology comes with a price—one she, her father, and even innocent bystanders might have to pay. Chosen as one of the top ten stories of 2004 by Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine.
The Voodoo Project
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Rebekah uses her Sight to fight for good. She works for the Voodoo Project, although her work involves psy ops, not voodoo. She fears retirement and a normal life. So she keeps working, going on missions, never knowing when her next mission will be her last. Because she can see anyone’s future—except her own.
The Dead Line
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,440. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Andersonville. The name strikes horror in the memory even now. But before Lt. Nathaniel Garrison lost two years of his life to that place, he fell in love with a beautiful Confederate—and married her at the exact wrong moment. Even fifty years later, he hears her voice. Then, he sees something he shouldn’t, something that brings back everything: the war, the loss. The woman herself.
The Diving Bundle: Six Diving Universe Novellas
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Series: Diving Universe. Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 137,960. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The Diving Universe novellas have been selected as Readers’ Choice winners three times by readers of Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine. The Diving Bundle offers a chance to catch up with this compelling series with the first six novellas, in order: Diving into the Wreck, The Room of Lost Souls, Becalmed, Becoming One with the Ghosts, Stealth and Strangers at the Room of Lost Souls.


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