Annie Reed

Biography

Annie Reed is a prolific writer with more than thirty short stories in print under her own name and various pen names.

Annie began her fiction career writing Star Trek stories which appeared in the Strange New Worlds anthologies edited by Dean Wesley Smith and Battletech fiction for www.battlecorps.com. Annie's work has since appeared in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine as well as numerous anthologies published by DAW.

Annie's writing has been recognized in the literary arena, where she was awarded a Literary Fellowship in 2004 by the Nevada Arts Council for her speculative fiction story "One Sun, No Waiting," as well as in genre competition when her novel "Pretty Little Horses" was chosen as a finalist in the 2007 Best First Private Eye Novel contest sponsored by St. Martin's Press and the P.I. Writers of America. Annie was also a finalist in the 2004 Lori Foster Novella Contest sponsored by Brava.

Annie lives in Northern Nevada with her husband, daughter, and a varying nummber of high-maintenance cats. (Don't writers usually come equipped with cats?)

Where to find Annie Reed online


Books

Paper Bullets
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 64,620. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
One simple favor for her ex plunges private investigator Abby Maxon into a deadly game of cat and mouse. The job seems easy enough: find the man who's been stalking her ex-husband's girlfriend. The easy job turns tough when Abby discovers more than one potential stalker. The tough job turns deadly when someone torches Melody's car while she's inside.
The Magic of Home: an Uncollected Anthology story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,650. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
A young elf risks everything to save a magical creature imprisoned in chrome and steel. Twig never planned to return to the makeshift family of misfits and hustlers and working girls she’d abandoned long ago. But when Twig and her friend find themselves fleeing for their lives, she runs to the only person she hopes she can still count on—the dwarf who rescued Twig from the street.
Carl of the Bells
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Always on the hunt for a way to make a quick buck, Joe's good buddy Carl thinks this year he's hit on a winner. Most of Carl's schemes don't pan out. This one looks like it just might, and that rubs Joe's conscience the wrong way. The only problem with having a conscience—it might tell you what's wrong, but it sure doesn't tell you how to fix it.
Long, Slow Suicide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Eli Goshen loves his wife. He has for over fifty years. He’s always taken care of her, but when she takes an unexpected gambling trip to Reno and fails to return, he has no choice but to hire a private detective to find her. A detective who’s been around gambling all her life. A detective who knows how fast a big win can turn into the biggest loss of all.
The Shape of a Name
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Spanning forty years, “The Shape of a Name” follows Anoosheh, a little girl orphaned during the war in Afghanistan. Rescued from a refugee camp, she discovers a passion for learning at a school for handicapped children. Determined to help other impoverished children succeed, Anooshesh’s teaching methods bring her in conflict with the oppressive regime of her country.
Hunger in Blue
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Matthew Reynolds worked for years to become the perfect cop, and he's finally ready for his first night on the streets. He never went to the police academy. He knew he wouldn't qualify. He's not about to let a little thing like that stop him. He'll do anything to protect and serve. Anything at all. He has no other choice.
Self Defense
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When Miriam's son tries to defend himself against schoolyard bullies, he's victimized a second time by a school system that punishes the victim as well as the bully. Miriam must overcome the trauma of her own past in order to help her son learn to be strong. For bullies exist in every walk of life, and she's tired of being a victim.
Here, Kitty Kitty (a Diz and Dee mystery)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Dee should have known any case involving one of the fey would lead to disaster. Much less an angry little fairy who hurls weapons at her head and yells at her in Japanese. To save her skull and find the fairy's missing ceramic kitty, Dee and her partner plunge headlong into the world of manga, anime, and cosplay. Diz might never be the same again.
The Bobs
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Jane’s mom loves her new tablet. She even gave it a name: Bob. Jane has a sneaking suspicion there’s more to Bob the Tablet than meets the eye, but as long as her mom’s happy and not trying to marry her off, Jane’s happy. Then Jane receives a Bob of her own. A very insistent Bob. A Bob who can’t wait to grant Jane’s wishes.
Bluesman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Johnny learned to play the blues, Delta style, when he was just a kid. He learned about the curse back then, too, the one that strikes down the best and brightest musicians in their twenty-seventh year. But Johnny's a grown man now, and grown men don't believe in such silliness. Until he receives a special present on his twenty-seventh birthday. A present that won't leave him alone.
Missy and the Man
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Five-year-old Missy really wants to see her neighbor's new kittens. He's not a very nice man, but she's sure she can sneak into his garage where the kittens live and he'll never even know she was there. Only some men will go to any length to hide their secrets, especially from a little girl whose parents don't know where she went.
Love Among the Llamas
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Tired of her dead-end job and barren love life, Kate decides one morning to chuck it all and just keep driving east on the freeway. A whole wide wonderful world waits for her beyond the horizon, and it’s about time she had an adventure or two. But even in her wildest dreams, Kate never expected to run across a man like Chet. Could a llama rancher in tiny Hazen, Nevada, really be Mr. Right?
Actual Darkness
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Even with the world coming to an end, the Strip's still in business and people in Las Vegas still need a ride. With his daddy's cab and his long-time buddy riding shotgun, Jefty's happy to oblige. He's managed to avoid the worst of the end times insanity so far – right up until a naked woman lands on the hood of his cab.
In Dreams
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 15,430. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
For five long, lonely years, Jerome refused to believe his lover died at sea, but five years is a long time to believe in the impossible. Just when Jerome begins to accept the inevitable, a young man appears in his life. A young man with Andy's face and body, but none of his memories. A young man hunted by a strange darkness that lives in the fog.
The New Year that Almost Wasn't (Diz & Dee Mystery)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,460. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Dee always thought Baby New Year was just a clever advertising gimmick—right up until Baby New Year To-Be’s very pregnant mother goes missing. Dee’s none too happy about working on Christmas Eve, but if she and her partner, the impossible to shop for elf Dizzy G, can’t get one very important baby mama to the delivery room on time, there won’t be a new year for anyone to celebrate.
Another Door
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Mavis Trimble loves the land. Together with her husband, she made her family farm thrive. Then the aliens came, and her husband went to war. Left alone in a dying land, Mavis suffers a crisis of faith. Her daddy always said God has a plan, but Mavis can't see His plan this time around. Until an unexpected nighttime visitor changes everything.
Turning the Page
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,580. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In this brand-new five-story collection by award-winning writer Annie Reed, women of all ages face a turning point in their lives. Will they come out stronger, will they find a new love or learn how to deal with a loss, or will a new, unexpected normal overwhelm them?
A Death in Cumberland
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 121,020. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
The first murder investigation of Sheriff Jill Jordan's career might well be her last. Engaged in a hard-fought election against her own chief deputy, Jill finds herself faced with the first murder in rural Cumberland, Nevada, in over a decade. The bludgeoned body of Nora Corbitt dredges up a past that more than one person in town would do anything to keep secret.
It's A Crime
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,510. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Five stories of crime, criminals, and people who refuse to remain victims. The stories in this collection include "Missy and the Man," "Strike Two," "Thief," "Firebug," and "For A Few Lattes More."
First Steps
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,240. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Fifty years ago Callie fell in love with her best friend. High-school sweethearts who spent their lives together, Callie still loves her husband, but most days Jed doesn't even know who she is. Frustrated with her life and worried about her future, things look bleak for Callie until one magical night when everything changes. BONUS: This edition includes a free copy of "How We Danced."
Strike Two
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Pickpocket Lenny Masterson has two rules he never breaks: no working kids in packs, and don't mess with anybody connected. But Las Vegas is a tough town for a small-time thief, and sometimes life throws a curveball so sweet, it would be criminal not to take a swing. BONUS: This edition of "Strike Two" includes a free copy of Annie Reed's story "Dead Things."
Dead Things
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
For years, Jerry fantasized about killing his wife. Then a freak accident on a rain-slick Oregon highway gives Jerry a chance he never thought he'd get. Only like the old adage says: Be careful what you wish for. This edition of "Dead Things" includes the free bonus story "Strike Two."
All Fall Down
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,320. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Anthologies
Childhood's not easy, at least not for the kids in this new five-story collection from award-winning writer Annie Reed. This collection includes "Uncle Charlie's Toy Store," "Harley and the Alien," "Firebug," "Jessie," and "Missy and the Man."
Reunion
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,230. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Food connects us, each to the other. For one orphan raised by adoptive parents, an elaborate meal prepared for strangers becomes an unexpected gateway to a heritage beyond her wildest imagining. Includes the free bonus story "Rolo the Great."
Rolo the Great
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Rolo the Great, a courtly, pint-sized peddler of tourist trinkets, has at last found the woman of his dreams. Unfortunately for Rolo, she's trapped in the belly of a brass pig. In a place where magic co-exists with the mortal world, how can one small man with no magic of his own hope to rescue a damsel in distress? Worse still, what if she doesn't want to be rescued?
Tales From The Shadows
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,520. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
In this five-story collection, award-winning writer Annie Reed takes us on a bone-chilling tour down the mean streets of The Shadows, a place where dark magic and crime rule the night. Stories in this collection include "Changeling," "Famous," "Iris & Ivy," "Don't Touch," and "Ties That Bind."
A Most Romantic Dragon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,710. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Mordived, the unserious dragon, returns in a brand new adventure! Mordived never expected to fall in love, but then again he never expected to meet the dragon of his dreams. Only how can an unserious dragon go about asking a very serious, very traditional, very large dragon for permission to date his daughter without getting himself killed? Includes BONUS story "A Most Unserious Dragon."
Soulmate From Hell
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,780. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
For a low-level minion, Reba had a nice thing going, if you can call working the Soulmate Request Desk in Hell a nice thing. Then a pert young blonde named Paulette sent in a soulmate request the Boss decided to fill in a most unusual way. Reba's afterlife will never be the same again. This edition of "Soulmate From Hell" includes a complete BONUS story: "The Galaxy's Most Wanted."
Don't Touch
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,390. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
The locals call the dockside neighborhoods of Moretown Bay "The Shadows." In The Shadows, drug deals and prostitution don't hold a candle to the magical crimes the locals pretend not to see, because paying attention to what goes on after dark is dangerous business. For one young exotic dancer, noticing too much about her latest customer is more than dangerous -- it just might get her killed.
How We Danced
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The stroke that robbed Claudia of the use of her body left something magical behind—a doorway to the Other Place. A happy place where she can escape the limitations of the real world for a little while. If only she had someone to share it with. Someone who would take her dancing.
Chance of Bunnies, with Occasional Toad
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Something wonderful -- something magical -- happened to Cecily when she was ten. Or did it? A visit to one of her favorite childhood places gives Cecily one last chance to find the magic she lost growing up, not only for herself, but for her Aunt Gin, a free spirit who taught Cecily the value of imagination.
Essy and the Christmas Kitten
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
The heartwarming holiday story of a lonely, broken woman and the orphaned kitten who transforms her life. Essy doesn't celebrate Christmas. Not since she lost her family to a sudden act of random violence. Alone with her grief, she locks herself away and tries to pretend that the holidays simply don't exist. All that changes when Essy discovers an abandoned kitten in the snow.
Thief
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00)
Before Abby Maxon was a private investigator, she was a victim of crime. When campus security shows no interest in finding the man who stole her purse, college student Abby embarks on her first investigation. But tracking down the thief who's made the campus his hunting ground is dangerous business for an amateur sleuth who's on the trail of someone far more dangerous than she realizes.
Pretty Little Horses
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,680. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
An old college friend begs newly-divorced private investigator Abby Maxon to find a missing teenage girl. Is Abby's client merely a man who fell in love with the wrong person over the internet, or is he a dangerous predator? The case strikes home when Abby's own daughter asks permission to visit a friend -- a boy she met online.
Eight from the Silver State
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,000. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Award-winning writer Annie Reed likes to scare us, charm us, haunt us, and make us fall in love. She does all of that and more in this eight-story collection set in her home state of Nevada.
They Lie
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Imagine driving home alone at night. You roll your window down, stop at a red light, and fiddle with the radio. Then you die. That's just the beginning of award-winning writer Annie Reed's story THEY LIE, the harrowing tale of one young woman's savage death and rebirth as a vampire.
Harley and the Alien
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00)
A lot of things in George Wannamaker's life didn't go according to plan. A simple little recon mission left him stranded in the desert north of Reno for decades. Who could blame him for wanting a family? Well, his bosses might. See, George isn't exactly from this time zone.
The Patient Z Files
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,090. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Five chilling stories of the zombie apocalypse. This collection includes Annie's popular zombie stories "Patient Z," "Bait," "Jessie," and "Ella and Mo," as well as her new story "Zombie Parade," appearing for the first time in this collection.
Ella and Mo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,030. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Mo was a small-time hood until the undead took over Las Vegas. Then he ran into Ella, a kid who packs a gun instead of a teddy bear. Now Mo spends his days driving Ella around the Nevada desert and his nights locked in the trunk of his own car. Ella and Mo: two strangers with one uneasy partnership it won't take much to break. Includes BONUS story "Bait."
Night of the Cruisers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
In this chilling tale that blurs the line between gangster fiction and the classic ghost story, former hitman Vince figures he’ll be safe from the mob boss he ratted out as long as he keeps a low profile. He doesn’t count on payback in the form of wannabe gangster cars. Cars that shouldn’t exist on this side of the grave.
A Most Unserious Dragon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Mordived doesn't want to be a very serious dragon like his father. Rather than slay knights and eat virgins, Mordived wants to make people laugh. Such career aspirations are highly frowned upon in the world of dragons, so Mordived sets out on his own to prove that dragons don't have to be fierce to coexist with men. Or do they? Includes the BONUS story "A Most Romantic Dragon."
Lady of the Deep
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Beneath the calm water of a man-made lake lurks a terrible secret. When his girlfriend convinces Greg to spend a sweltering day at the lake, he figures he’ll come home with a dandy case of sunburn. He doesn’t expect he might not come home at all. Something’s been waiting in the deep water for a man just like Greg. Something hungry. Something out for revenge.
The Forever Soldier and Other Future Tales
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,150. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Five stories of a distant -- and not so distant -- future. This collection from prolific short story writer Annie Reed includes the poignant "The Forever Soldier" and "The Liar," cautionary tales "Human Interest" and "Reboot," and the award-winning "One Sun, No Waiting."
Uncle Charlie's Toy Store
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Uncle Charlie likes kids. He likes kids so much he even has his own television show just for kids and a toy store with every kind of toy a kid could want. Uncle Charlie’s toy store is five-year-old Daniel’s favorite place. Right up until Uncle Charlie shows Daniel the kind of toys he’s never seen before. Toys that look mean. Toys that have teeth.
The Warrior Women of Apartment 3-C
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Beware a roommate with an enchanted sword, an annoying fiancé, and a video game addiction. Rose just wants a quiet night's sleep alone in her room with her cat. Instead, thanks to her roommate Wendell's nosy fiancé and the enchanted sword Wendell bought for his wedding, Rose finds herself sucked into a wild adventure she never expected. An adventure she'll be lucky to survive.
The Liar [a short story]
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Who would you spend time with if time itself was running out? Marie chooses to spend her last few hours with the people she loves. She tells each one they're her favorite, but they know Marie lies, even to herself. It's what she does best. But can she do it well enough to save them all?
Names in the Sand [a short story]
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
After losing her husband to cancer, newly-widowed Cissy takes a solo car trip along the Oregon coast in the hope of reliving happier memories. She needs the time alone to think. To rid herself of the guilt she feels over her husband's death. To discover who she is now that she's no longer Harry's wife. The answers come from a place Cissy never expected, and it all starts with a name in the sand.
Jessie
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,800. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Tommy knows the rules. Stay off the logs on the beach. Walk near the water but don't get your feet wet. If the sick try to get you, don't stop to think, just drop, roll, and run away fast. Tommy's still alive because he followed the rules. Then he meets Jessie, a girl who doesn't believe in rules, not even the most important rule of all: tell people if you're sick. Includes BONUS story "Patient Z.
Cleo and the Scout
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,900. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Cleo's superstitious neighbors think she's a witch. Cleo wants them to. She worked hard over the centuries to learn to disguise her true form beneath a ragged shawl and long skirts, and she's happy with her status as the neighborhood outcast. Now if she could only get one determined Cub Scout on a quest of his own to leave her alone. Includes BONUS contemporary fantasy story "Homeless."
Bait
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,030. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Sarah, George, and Holly, three survivors with nothing in common except a serious need not to be eaten. Former party-girl Holly can take care of herself in this new world of the undead. She's got a gun and a baseball bat, and she's not afraid to take out anyone who's infected. Holly's one tough chick, alright. Right up until one little girl changes everything. Includes BONUS story "Ella and Mo."
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