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The Spread: The Fifth Zak Steepleman Novel
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,720. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Zak Steepleman: Not your average teenage gamer. He determines to become the greatest gamer on planet Earth. Only one thing stands in his way: His games console. Returning to Gamers Con, Zak can hardly contain his excitement: Video games. Hamburgers. Old friends. . . . Older enemies. The Spread: The Fifth Zak Steepleman Novel.
Echoes of the Undone: The Fourth Zak Steepleman Novel
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,850. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Zak Steepleman: Not your average teenage gamer. He determines to become the greatest gamer on planet Earth. Only one thing stands in his way: His games console. Zak Steepleman finds himself locked in a constant battle between good and evil and video games. But this time he might just have a helping hand. Echoes of the Undone: The Fourth Zak Steepleman Novel.
Phantom Arcade: The Third Zak Steepleman Novel
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,180. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Zak Steepleman: Not your average teenage gamer. He determines to become the greatest gamer on planet Earth. Only one thing stands in his way: His games console. Friends in tow. Summer holidays drawing to an end. Zak goes camping in Wales. Surely a time for relaxation. Nope. And now Zak must strive to prevent a welcome break becoming a great mistake. Phantom Arcade: The Third Zak Steepleman Novel.
Inside Kids: The Second Zak Steepleman Novel
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,400. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Zak Steepleman: Not your average teenage gamer. He determines to become the greatest gamer on planet Earth. Only one thing stands in his way: His games console. After Gamers Con, Zak forges friendships with his competitors. They move online. Adventure beckons. Just one problem: What offered them a world of wonder… Will bring them a world of pain. Inside Kids: The Second Zak Steepleman Novel.
Gamers Con: The First Zak Steepleman Novel
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Price: Free! Words: 55,730. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Zak Steepleman: Not your average teenage gamer. He determines to become the greatest gamer on planet Earth. Only one thing stands in his way: His games console. Gamers Con, for Zak, paradise. This year, he has a real shot at the Grand Tournament Trophy. He aims for the top. If only he tries his best. If only he can stay alive. Gamers Con: The First Zak Steepleman Novel.
The Devil & the Dishwater
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Terrence always gets stuck with the washing up. But, really, the enormous dollop of mould in the kitchen sink should be the last straw. Shouldn’t it? It really should . . . if only Terrence could somehow find a way—supernatural or otherwise—to make his housemates see that. An oddball story about male pride, and mould. The Devil & the Dishwater: A Short Story.
Other Times, Other Spaces
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,090. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Wandering sprites. A nightmarish afterworld. A Wild-West parallel universe. Oddballs aplenty. And one big regret. Includes five short stories: Invite Them In, World Without Water, Captain Lou & the Flatulent Cowboys, The Devil is my Leopard, Mistake. Other Times, Other Spaces: A Short Story Collection.
Mr Elbow & the Sunshine Machine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
For Mr Elbow, his work is his play, and his play his work. Luckily—for most—play doesn’t involve cooking human beings alive. That’s what makes Mr Elbow so unique. And so deadly. A story of possession, and farce. Mr Elbow & the Sunshine Machine: A Short Story.
Boring People, Spectacular Clothes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Marian only wants to design clothes. She wants to produce spectacular works of art. Items to be remembered—and regarded—through the ages. But she must also contend with the boring people. Those who, in lieu of skill, craft and taste, make demands of her. A story which collides practicality and creativity. Boring People, Spectacular Clothes: A Short Story.
Mr Sorrow & the Idiot Box
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
In the basement of Mr Sorrow’s house sits the Idiot Box. Filled with Idiots. And—if Mr Sorrow has his way—they shall never escape. A horrific story of a demented occupation. Mr Sorrow & the Idiot Box: A Short Story.
Mistake
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Ed Stanaforth likes being the mean kid. It comes naturally to him. So when he happens on a psychic it seems like a whole other opportunity for mayhem. And disaster. A story of honour and regret. Mistake: A Short Story.
Stranger in the Hills
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Tine: a simple carpenter. And he strives for only a simple life. Free from superstition, the unexplained. But, as he shall learn, sometimes escape is not an option. A story of mystery and raising the dead. Stranger in the Hills: A Dante Gobornik Short Story.
The Hamfists
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The Hamfists: a guerrilla-gig playing band in only the strictest sense of the term. Which is to say that guerrilla gigs are all they play. But with no audience, and no set lists, is there any hope of success? An off-beat story of music and fun. The Hamfists: A Short Story.
Tavern Tales
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,950. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Meet Arkle Wright: Space smuggler. Ship lover. Body odour. And a life-long romance with the Quick Buck. Five short stories: The Tourist, Morning People, The Lewd Larkhouse, Planet of Misery, The Specimen. Five entertaining stories of space smuggling, ship loving . . . and a shocking lack of attention to personal hygiene. Tavern Tales: An Arkle Wright Short Story Collection.
Blankety White
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Angeline just wants to get shot of the pain in her mouth. Isn’t that the reason anybody goes to the dentist’s? But, instead of finding a solution, a simple dentist’s visit drives her to despair. A farcical story about frustration and regret. Blankety White: A Short Story.
Invite Them In
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Aerius knows she’s not cut out for a career in a magical library. But what else can she do? And as she prepares for another Monday morning, she resigns herself to yet more failure. Her life’s task eluding her once more. Or, perhaps, she can hear it knocking . . . if she’d only listen hard enough. A story which deals with magic and fate. Invite Them In: A Short Story.
Scrape
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jacob Peterson made a mistake. The biggest of his life. But, to make it all right again, he need only do one thing. Hand in his best friend. Simple, isn’t it? A story of trust, and betrayal. Scrape: A Short Story.
The Lewd Larkhouse
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
While circling Tal-19, Arkle Wright runs into trouble with his ship. So he sets down planetside. Things get weird when the people of Tal-19 don’t seem to understand the concept of space travel, or, for that matter, space itself. A story of power, forced obedience and justice well-served. The Lewd Larkhouse: An Arkle Wright Short Story.
Time for Failure
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Lauren Richardson never struggles over anything. Her grades are flawless. And her intelligence beyond question. So when she fails an exam, she cannot believe it. No, worse, she cannot believe that something fishy isn’t going on. And so she decides to investigate. A story about the reliability, and failure, of memory. Time for Failure: A Short Story.
World Without Water
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
In a future world, Nicola struggles to keep herself, and her sister, alive. And with no water available, they must rely on a stockpile of pills to keep them from death for another few hours. And when the pills run out? A story of hope in even the most desperate of circumstances. World Without Water: A Short Story.
Mediterranean Arms
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Joan lands what seems the greatest summer job of all time. The only problem? It’s unpaid. But, surely, seeing as she gets to lie in the sun all day, topping up her tan for free, it can’t be all bad? A story of sun, sea and reflection. Mediterranean Arms: A Short Story.
The Stoneman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Stoneman’s Purpose demands he bring living things to their end. And he does. Over and over—and over—again. But as Stoneman’s fatal tapestry nears competition, he cannot help but indulge himself. Just one more time. A disturbing story of single-minded obsession. The Stoneman: A Short Story.
Captain Lou & the Flatulent Cowboys
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,690. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Christine wakes up in the Wild West with her not-boyfriend Gus. And right away she finds herself in trouble. Facing off with a rabid killer and his group of flatulent bandits. A story about life and death, and flatulence. Captain Lou & the Flatulent Cowboys: A Short Story.
The Specimen
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Stinking-drunk space smuggler, Arkle Wright, picks up a job he’ll live to regret. But at least he’ll learn an important lesson. Never ship animals. An oddball space fable. The Specimen: An Arkle Wright Short Story.
Holding Patterns
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,740. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Friendship lost. An early-morning period of reflection. Intense classmates. Something new, something needed. And old age on the brink of blowing up. Five short stories: Another Month, Another Death, Jumped-Up Kids Most Likely On Drugs, Don’t Tell Me I’m Not Okay, An Invention Hopefully Not Too Late For Its Time, Blood At Night. Holding Patterns: The Fifth Short Story Collection.
Daymares: A Short Story Collection
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,610. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
A fantastical camping trip. In the future, a kid takes his life back. A gateway to a kingdom of monsters. Ghosts in a forbidden place. And a soul-seeker gets lonely. Daytime, never the time to doze off . . . Includes five short stories: Here But Not Here, Identity is Theft, Alprisons, The Wispy Wail in the Midnight Glow, The Life of my Night. Daymares: A Short Story Collection.
Don’t Tell Me I’m Not Okay
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tara lives for maths. And she loathes human contact. But on one chilly afternoon in a lecture hall, she finds herself the centre of attention. For better or worse. An odd-ball story of the socially awkward. Don’t Tell Me I’m Not Okay: A Short Story.
Lamping the Lunk
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Bradshaw: loner, outcast, mastermind. The City calls to Bradshaw. It always has. And now it holds him in its clutches. Will he ever escape again? A story of dark pasts and darker futures. Lamping the Lunk: A Bradshaw Short Story.
Planet of Misery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The destination: Gunnaral-40. One of the most miserable places in the universe. Arkle Wright just cannot wait to get off it. And—imagine—if he feels that way before landing how will he feel after? A story of forgetting and reunion. Planet of Misery: An Arkle Wright Short Story.
Another Month, Another Death
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ferguson, a septuagenarian, lives out his golden years in a humble bungalow. His wife? Gone. His family? Gone too. All he has left: his best friend Digger. So when a glitzy widow arrives in the neighbourhood it surely brings a newfound optimism. Or has death already arrived? A story of mortality and surrender. Another Month, Another Death: A Short Story.
Guynur Schwyn: In the City: Volume Three
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,130. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Schwyn: a world parallel to our own. A world aflame with intrigue . . . and magic. And a world torn apart by curiosity. Includes five short stories: The Watch, University of Life, Correct Think, The Docks, SWOTS. Tales of insecurity, indoctrination and long-awaited acceptance. Guynur Schwyn: In the City: Volume Three.
Alprisons
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,350. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Charlotte doesn’t much like her parents’ skiing holidays. She loathes them, actually. So as she whiles away the last day of the holiday, she can’t wait to go back home. Hidden realms and magical creatures are the last thing on her mind . . . An offbeat fantasy tale of a world which dwells just below. Alprisons: A Short Story.
Lodger
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
At the time it seemed an easy job. A no-brainer. Sit out the season in a lodge, deep in the woods. Nothing but squirrels and the wind for company. And, until tonight, Violet had no complaints. Because, after tonight, she might never complain again. A thrilling tale of intrigue . . . buried in the forest. Lodger: A Short Story.
The Wispy Wail in the Midnight Glow
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
For the first time in her life, Tara truly feels at home. Away from the big city, with all its hustle and bustle, and out into the countryside. If only it wasn’t for that sound of fingernails scratching at her bedroom door it might be the perfect place. A story of coming home to a place previously unseen. The Wispy Wail in the Midnight Glow: A Short Story.
Swots
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Schwyn: a world parallel to our own. A world aflame with intrigue . . . and magic. And a world torn apart by curiosity. Timon Grunt reluctantly attends Guynur City Comprehensive. He tries not to let it get him down. And then the bullies arrive. A story of justice, taken to an extreme.
Jumped-Up Kids Most Likely On Drugs
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Bianca finds herself distracted. A stranger to herself. And in the wrong job too. And when she sits down to study for an important exam late into the night, she hears a kerfuffle out in the street. And, unlike her curtain-twitching neighbours, she decides to go investigate. A story of destiny and self-discovery. Jumped-Up Kids Most Likely On Drugs: A Short Story.
Look Around
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,270. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A pianist investigates. Dental work detectives. A retired investigator. Scam artists by the handful. And a missing child at a fairground. Five short stories to creep, prowl and prey. Includes: The Man in the Murderer, Snapping Teeth, Life’s Little Miseries, Mediums of the Midnight Mansion, Surprise, Surprise. Look Around: A Short Story Collection.
The Life of my Night
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Most would think that a soul-seeker—among all beings—would see everything any chosen world has to offer. But the human touch always has the capacity to surprise. Even in the darkest of hours. A story that wonders in the warmth of kindness. The Life of my Night: A Short Story.
The Docks
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Schwyn: a world parallel to our own. A world aflame with intrigue . . . and magic. And a world torn apart by curiosity. Though many see Guynur City as a prison, Rumpard Snohands sees it as the opportunity of a lifetime. If only he could get past the City Gates. A story of triumph in the face of rejection. The Docks: A Guynur Schwyn Short Story.
Surprise, Surprise
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Like always, joviality surrounds the fairground. But for an expectant mother, unaccustomed to feeling anything beyond gently entertained by the amusements, a sense of mystery clings to the place. And with it a deep, dark secret longs for discovery. A story of fear and separation. Surprise, Surprise: A Short Story.
Slums of the Heart
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,620. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An argument out of control. Giving up gracefully. Man versus nature. An existential experience with a neighbour. And a dynamite breakup waiting to happen. Five short stories: Death to Reductionist Cinema, Nobody Likes a Quitter, Bless the Bunnies, Heavy Hangs the Hammer, Nobody Thinks About Factories. Slums of the Heart: The Fourth Short Story Collection.
Collected Science Fiction Short Stories: Volume Five
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,560. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Future experiments. Sucking minds. A novel travel agency. Space-marine trauma. And a decades-long war. Includes five short stories: Death in the Time of Paradise, The Memory Farm, Boredom Escapes, On the Beach, The Antarctican Land-Grab Offensive. Collected Science Fiction Short Stories: Volume Five.
Nobody Thinks About Factories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Joan readies to leave her beau of five years. But who, really, holds the strings? Will he take his chance to manipulate her one more time . . . for old time’s sake? A story of rightly, and wrongly, taken revenge. Nobody Thinks About Factories: A Short Story.
The Devil is my Leopard
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,950. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Tracy always thought she knew how to avoid the school weirdos. But maybe she gave herself too much credit. Maybe she never considered that they avoided her. Until now. An off-beat story of sticking up for others . . . even when they might not exactly be your friends. The Devil is my Leopard: A Short Story.
Mediums of the Midnight Mansion
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,670. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Josephine lives hand-to-mouth. Her private-investigation business looks set to go belly up. Only one more opportunity. One more job she must make a success of. At any cost. A story of belief, and reality. Mediums of the Midnight Mansion: A Short Story.
Heavy Hangs the Hammer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Single-minded career woman, Terri, puts up with the rest of the world. But, one unsuspecting Saturday morning, she realises that no longer will she get away with standing on the side lines. An off-beat story of loneliness, breakdown and despair. Heavy Hangs the Hammer: A Short Story.
Here but not Here
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,700. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Hannah hates camping. Abhors it, actually. So when she sees a chance to escape, she grabs it with both hands. Only to land herself into even greater trouble. A light-hearted, fantastical tale which shows there’s always more beneath the surface. Here but not Here: A Short Story.
Death in the Time of Paradise
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,650. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Hermut—a prisoner—serves his time in a facility. He participates in any tests the scientists wish to run on him. But when he fails the latest test, Hermut worries for his life. That Termination might lurk right around the corner. A story of trial, failure and the indifference of success. Death in the Time of Paradise: A Short Story.
Life’s Little Miseries
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jack Hegarty, a retired and weary private detective, seeks solace. His wife? Gone. His job? Gone too. And, on the near-deserted island where he makes his home, there’s murder afoot. A chilling mystery of power, influence and brutality. Life’s Little Miseries: A Short Story.
Bless the Bunnies
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Floyd Maveksson lives for his garden. For his lush lawn. Blossoming flowers. Rich soil. So when rabbits make their designs on his domain, he determines to send them packing. But will he find a limit to his ire . . . a nagging conscience perhaps? An account which examines just how far one man will go to preserve what he loves above all else. Bless the Bunnies: A Short Story.
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