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The Ice Cream Vendor's Song by Laura McHale Holland
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,370. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction(4.07 from 15 reviews)
The Ice Cream Vendor's Song introduces a new side of Laura McHale Holland, whose memoir, Reversible Skirt, won a silver medal in the 2011 Readers Favorite book awards. In this richly nuanced collection of very short fiction, the author tilts the everyday and spins characters in surprising directions, revealing worlds haunting yet tender, all rendered with emotional clarity and exquisite prose.
Astra: Synchronicity by Lisa Eskra
Series: Astra, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 104,980. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(4.07 from 14 reviews)
In 2310, humans persecute psions and hunt them to extinction regardless of guilt; Magnius Zoleki is one of them. He has everything a fifty-year-old man could want -- except for the psionic assassin trying to kill him. The last thing he needs is to get mixed up in an ugly interstellar war, but in order to escape the clutches of his nefarious mentor, he’s willing to risk it or die trying. Book 1.
Paradox - The Angels Are Here (Book 1) by Patti Roberts
Series: Paradox - YA Paranormal Fantasy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 39,090. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Horror » Occult(4.06 from 35 reviews)
Two mysterious strangers arrive just in time to help a little girl, Grace Connors, as she struggles to cope with the death of her father. But are the intentions of these strangers as innocent as they seem, or is there something else on their agenda?
Between by Cyndi Tefft
Series: Between, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,940. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance(4.06 from 35 reviews)
A time-travel love story between a girl who dies in a car accident and the 18th century Scottish Highlander who comes to take her to heaven.
WATER and other stories by Daron Fraley
Price: Free! Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author(4.06 from 18 reviews)
PETITIONS: A short story about a homeless man (contemporary fiction). ANGEL’S SONG: A companion short story to the novel “The Thorn”, book one of “The Chronicles of Gan” (speculative fiction). WATER: Based on the account found in the Gospel of John, chapter 5, verses 1-16, and the painting by Carl Bloch, “Healing at the Pool of Bethesda” (historical fiction).
Fated Dreams (Book One In The Affinity Series) by Christina Smith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 111,760. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy(4.05 from 21 reviews)
Do you believe in true love? Sarah Samson didn’t until she met hers. But for Sarah, meeting the guy of her dreams came with a price. On the outside Sarah looks like she has it all, friends, a loving family, and a hobby she's really good at. But if you look closer, Sarah's keeping secrets, from everyone in her life, even... Lucas. A boy she hardly knows, but still feels a connection with.
The Lost Immortals: When Copper Suns Fall by KaSonndra Leigh
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,030. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy(4.05 from 20 reviews)
In a not too distant future when angels hide their celestial identities, a teenage girl who uses ancient memories to change current events must face rival demon slayers before she can find the cure to save her brother and prevent a second apocalypse.
St Viper's School For Super Villains. The Riotous Rocket Ship Robbery. by Donovan Kim
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,800. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories(4.05 from 19 reviews)
Demon wants to be the best super villain at St Viper’s but he’s in for a fight. Between masterclasses in World Domination, Sinister Science and Fighting with Flames, he needs to prove to everyone he’s an evil genius. Now, if he can just survive till the end of term . . .
Between The Land And The Sea by Derrolyn Anderson
Series: Marina's Tales, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 96,900. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance(4.00 from 46 reviews)
The first installment in the "Marina's Tales" series, "Between The Land And The Sea" is a sweet romantic suspense. After she discovers a mermaid lurking in the deep waters off the California coast, Marina survives one dangerous adventure after another. Along the way she finds first love, discovering just how strong and brave she really is as she uncovers shocking secrets about her unusual past.
Fire: The Collapse by William Esmont
Series: Elements of the Undead, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 52,710. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic(4.00 from 24 reviews)
Megan Pritchard survived the zombie apocalypse, but that was only the beginning of her problems. When a rival group of survivors led by a psychopathic ex-submarine commander threatens the fragile existence she has carved out in the southern Arizona desert, she must face her own mortality once again – or die trying.
Limerick: The Shimmer Trilogy, #2 by Kimberly Spencer
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 19,160. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy(4.00 from 18 reviews)
Jensen hoped she’d never need Shimmerspell again. But now someone is stalking her, someone who claims to be the Lady of the Lake. And to make matters worse, witches and dragons have come out to play. And Jensen must figure out how to harness her power and accept her destiny before she ends up losing everyone she loves.
Denibus Ar by Chris Turner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,160. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General(4.00 from 18 reviews)
The discovery of a six-sided pyramid creates a stir in the archaeological world. A team of international archaeologists are sent to excavate the site in the bleak Sahara; however, in the midst of unexplained phenomena, military corruption and paranormal sightings, they uncover a sinister presence. Archaeology adventure.
Following My Toes by Laurel Osterkamp
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,260. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2011 by PMI Books. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary(4.00 from 16 reviews)
Faith thought moving to Minneapolis and dating again would mend her broken heart. She also believed her psychic powers could foretell danger. She was wrong. Following My Toes is a tale of love and forgiveness, told with humor and a fresh, innovative voice!
HYM and HUR by Phillip Frey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(4.00 from 15 reviews)
In this fantasy-comedy Hym and Hur are a young couple who never age and have been in love for more than a century. They also possess magical abilities, two of which are either to play pranks on humankind or to perform good deeds. Enacting both at once is now what gets them into trouble, especially since it's the unruly character of Death they must deal with to bring their plans to fruition.
Ziggy Two Step - Courier Extraordinaire by Mark Goodwin
Price: Free! Words: 9,450. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Adventure » General(4.00 from 13 reviews)
Follow Ziggy Two Step, courier extraordinaire, as he delivers urgent packages throughout Riverton. A short story of 32 pages which I hope will amuse you. Reading time should be about 45 minutes or so. Reviews here on Smashwords are welcome - Thanks.
BOUND (#1 in The Crystor Series) by C.K. Bryant
Price: Free! Words: 107,370. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy(4.00 from 13 reviews)
BOUND is a heroic tale of true friendship, infinite sacrifice and untamed love.
The Eslites (Prequel/Short Story) by CM Doporto
Price: Free! Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.00 from 13 reviews)
Sixteen year old, Miranda Mays, discovers she is a superior donor for the alien race known as the Eslites, who have come to earth demanding humans help save their race from extinction. Will she be the one to help them or will their quest continue?
The Second Fly Caster: Fatherhood, Recovery and an Unforgettable Tournament by Randy Kadish
Price: Free! Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(4.00 from 12 reviews)
Erik is proud that his father is a great fly caster, but then an unexpected outcome of a casting tournament leaves Erik questioning what once seemed to be only a sport. Years later, these questions deepen when Erik’s ideals are crushed by war. He struggles with his demons, until a discovery leads him to new meanings of fly casting. Through their prism, Erik sees the world in a forgiving light.
I Loved You First by Reena Jacobs
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,540. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama(4.00 from 12 reviews)
Alexandria (Alex) Carmichael guards two secrets close to her heart. One—she’s in love with her best friend, Seth. Two—he’s gay.
The Shrew Untamed by James Carter
Price: Free! Words: 21,660. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Categories: Screenplays » Comedy(4.00 from 11 reviews)
Kate marries Petruchio in a state of submission, only to turn the tables on her husband and family with devilish brilliance. A sexy update to “The Taming of the Shrew” that is designed for 21st century audiences.