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The Prooth (Origins Part 7) by W Bradley
Price: Free! Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Jarl discovers the plan the Prooth have for Dia, Leyla and himself. Are these 'rebel Prooth' all they seem to be? What about Gheid and the Sindenians? Can they be trusted? This is a science fiction short story of 2,770 words. It is part seven in the 'Origins' series of science fiction short stories.
The Dieya Chronicles - Incident on Ravar by John Migacz
Price: Free! Words: 138,140. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Across the galaxy, humans are at war with a merciless enemy. The Dieya Corps' planetary warden on the medieval planet of Ravar discovers the enemy's covert operation. Cut off from outside help, he must rely upon the strong swords of two of Ravar's best-known mercenaries to stop the coming invasion. Are swords, cunning and human courage enough to turn the tide?
Ten Poems about East Asia & Kitsch Nebula Ampersands And by Ralph-Michael Chiaia
Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Asian poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.00 from 1 review)
Move over Buddha! Here comes Chiaia! The book of poems is broken into two parts. Part one is a travelogue told in a haiku-like style covering Malaysia to Korea. Part Two is a more aggressive mantra with terror-laden conversations between a Person and a Mushroom, Odes to things such as Kitsch Technology and For the Sake of It, and experimental poems filled with codes and HTML text.
Meet Olive by Tori Brooks
Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal(4.00 from 1 review)
Olive's a genie. But being powerful isn't all it's cracked up to be; she's a slave to her masters' whims and desires. Olive has unique problem solving skills though. While getting around a damaging last wish, Olive arranges a little vacation for herself. This short story introduces the troublesome genie, Olive, found later in "Be Careful What You Wish For."
TV Monsters by Dean Williams
Price: Free! Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mashups, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
If you like stories told in verse, this book is for you. If you like slightly odd, mysterious tales featuring kids, aliens, and and delightful grandfathers, this book is for you. Most of all, if you have ever had the sneaking suspicion while watching television that something is just not right, that perhaps there is someone on the other side of that screen watching you watch- this book is for you.
Don't Wake The Dead by Drac Von Stoller
Series: 31 Horrifying Tales from the Dead Volume 4, Book 27. Price: Free! Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal
Being curious like little boys are, Jimmy had a hard time sleeping at night because of what lies beyond his backyard in the woods. Jimmy would be even more scared at night when it was storming outside. He would get out of bed, and go over to the window to get a glimpse of the cemetery because of the lightning. He could see the old wooden fence that was barely standing and the spooky crypt.
Residue by Palvi Sharma
Price: Free! Words: 8,690. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
A strange occurrence prompts Radhika to search for the truth. But what she uncovers leaves her devastated and she learns that some things can never be left behind.
Chowza's Guide to Paleo by Ray Sylvester
Price: Free! Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Chowza's Guide to Paleo steps in where other Paleo guides fall short with a satirical take on this popular diet and lifestyle. Learn strategies for countering the most sophisticated criticisms of an ancestral lifestyle, uncover little-known but culturally vital variations on the Paleo approach, and get the inside scoop on how to *really* succeed with Paleo from the pros that know it best.
Encounters in the Jemez by Calvin Hecht
Price: Free! Words: 45,140. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Suspense
Recent reader comment: "I just now finished Encounters and am amazed at how vivid the book is to me because of your gift to describe a scene in such understandable and real terms. What a wonderful story and sad in human terms at the same time. You would make an excellent pastor! Encounters should be in every church youth library. A great adventure, young men coming into their own..."
Mermaids by John Mack
Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Short story. A man returns to the aboriginal community where he first learned the indigenous legend of the mermaids.
Lightspeed Magazine, 2012 Sampler by Lightspeed Magazine
Price: Free! Words: 78,960. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013 by John Joseph Adams. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(3.00 from 1 review)
Lightspeed is an online science fiction and fantasy magazine. In its pages, you will find science fiction: from near-future, sociological soft SF, to far-future, star-spanning hard SF--and fantasy: from epic fantasy, sword-and-sorcery, and contemporary urban tales, to magical realism, science-fantasy, and folktales.
Herald of the New World by L. D. Dailey
Price: Free! Words: 3,150. Language: American English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » Action
A dynasty stands at the brink of annihilation. Its fate lies within the hands of one kunoichi, but not in the matter anyone suspects...
Poached Eggs And Honesty by Robinsville Publishing
Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a lovely account of the life of a young woman who works in a cafe in Robinsville, and all the adventures that happen to her. It is by the same author as A New Year Story
My Favourite Authors by David Webber II
Price: Free! Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Just a short file about a few of my favorite authors on Smashwords and some of the stuff they've written.
Vida dedicada a Deus by Evaristo Filho
Price: Free! Words: 5,720. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Personal Growth
Neste livro, nós faremos uma breve exposição daquilo que consiste uma vida dedicada a Deus, quais são as suas características e quais são as práticas devocionais que a fomentam.
Writers on the Storm by Christy Cauley
Price: Free! Words: 113,930. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit
Until now, the most important thing in 14-year-old Cornelia Drake’s life was maintaining her rightful place just outside the most popular clique at Storm River High School. But when she is sentenced to community service for writing a racial slur against a Muslim teacher, Mrs. Hakim, Cornelia’s world comes crashing down. Join her on this journey of self discovery and tolerance.
Wonka's Christmas Story by Madeleine Masterson
Series: The Wonka Stories, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Wonka is proud to present his very own tale, a Christmas Caterol for all to enjoy at this special time of year. It does of course feature his Owner, who is slowly warming up to the season of goodwill, and it will also wave a paw in the direction of that most famous of Christmas tales, by Mr Dickens. So it's a Merry Christmas from Wonka, with Owner not far behind..