Alt Hist Issue 3: The Magazine of Historical Fiction and Alternate History
Series: Alt Hist, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,800. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011 by Alt Hist Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Historical » General
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Alt Hist is the leading biannual magazine dedicated to publishing the very best short stories from the historical fiction and alternate history genres. The third issue of Alt Hist includes two stories about the American Civil War, one about the great Tesla, a tale of post-war revenge set in Dublin, and a compelling story about the early years of the space race.
The Order of the White Feather: The Sword of Dalamar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,160. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
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Suppose, just for a moment, that you realized one day that you had a special power such as being able to see the future or move objects with just the power of your mind. Now add to the mix that you exist with many other humans as well as imps, brownies, and elves, who hate humans with such powers. Think how difficult it would be to guard hide your powers from those who might do you harm.
In The Closet
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011 by Written Expressions LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
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Thirteen year old Perina goes to a teen make-out party and falls for Stephanie, a tomboy Latina girl. Read from where it all began . . . in the closet.
Dark and Light: A Small Collection of Poetry
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 760. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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Dark and light poems of inner reflection.
The Artimus Box
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,430. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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A skeletal arm protruding from a new LA construction site, with a carefully crafted box clutched beneath it, lead LAPD Detective Van Taylor and his wife through a fascinating history of early American racing and the beauty and perfection of the Harry Artimus cars. Brutal murders, drug-crazed gangs, greed, corruption, and blackmail keep twisting the trail Van has to follow to stop the violence.
A School for Villains
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,590. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
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Thirteen-year-old Danny is astounded when his father decides to send him to Dark Lord Academy to learn to be a villain. Being evil doesn’t appeal to Danny, but he’s always been a good and obedient son, so he goes. Dark Lord Academy’s not just unappealing, it’s downright terrible. The only way for Danny to stay alive is to find his inner villain.
When The Spirit Moves You
Series: Jeff Resnick Short Stories, Book 2. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 12,820. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Jeff Resnick's curiosity is piqued when he sees a sign advertising psychic readings. At first he's sure the medium is a fake, but then his funny feelings lead him to suspect that a murder has taken place in the dilapidated house where Madam Zahara holds her readings. Just who died and how? And why is Jeff compelled to look for bodies buried in the medium’s yard?
The Castaway: a modern folktale
Series: The Sleight of Heart and Other Stories. Price: Free! Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
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A foundling baby is washed ashore in a lonely Cornish cove, and as he grows up his fate is strangely linked to the sea. When he meets a young woman who is escaping her past, he longs to pledge his heart to her... without realising that his heart was lost beneath the jealous waves, long ago.
The Young Woman in a House of Old
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,150. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by Norilana Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
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The young girl lived in a big stone house with ivy-covered walls and with old men and women who were all her kin... So begins a mysterious short story of a peculiar little girl growing up in a very strange house filled with antiquity and dark wonder. Hold on to your heart.
Forever Material
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,180. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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She's absolutely sure he's not the marrying kind… He's absolutely sure she's right… But he's still going to prove her wrong.
Aaren
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 94,090. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
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Every small town has its secrets. The people of Penns Point, Kentucky, are no different. They've always protected their own. Aaren Robinson hadn't exactly run away—thrown out was more like it, when she was barely eighteen.
The Myth of Mr. Mom - Real Stories by Real Stay-At-Home Dads
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,520. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011 by Portmanteau Press LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood
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The Myth of Mr. Mom is a collaborative non-fiction essay anthology written by stay-at-home dads that shares the personal stories of eight men from around the world.
"A Murder in Harlem"
Price: Free! Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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The first short mystery story in the continuing saga of amateur detective Miriam Obadah, a woman from Ghana who lives in Harlem with her husband, Kofi, and co-wife, Nana. Download the anthology for other good reads. Five of the 11 stories in the anthology appeared in Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine.
Death of a Hot Chick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,860. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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A young widow trying to survive... A ghost with an agenda... And a boat they share. When it comes to boats, Cyd Denlinger knows it all. But murder is another matter entirely.
The Becoming (Book 1)
Series: The Becoming, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,140. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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The Michaluk Virus has escaped the CDC, and its effects are widespread and devastating. Most of the population of the southeastern United States have become homicidal cannibals. As society rapidly crumbles under the hordes of infected, three people--Ethan, a Memphis police officer; Cade, his best friend; and Brandt, a lieutenant in the US Marines--band together against the oncoming crush of death.
Denning Swamp - A Ghost Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Horror » General
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Strange sounds emanating from the swamp startled Jack during the night. Alone in the house, he wondered what was outside. Would he determine what was tormenting him before it was too late?
Dead in the Woods
Price: Free! Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
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The woods are freezing over for winter, and three teenagers are lost there. Why? Because werewolves are after them, and they don't know why.
Asylum (Causal Enchantment, #2)
Series: Causal Enchantment, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,220. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
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Tucked away in Sofie’s wintery asylum with no hope of release for years, Evangeline must come to terms with her situation: the curse still plagues her, she’s now hunted by a two thousand-year-old vampire, and the guy she’s in love with tried to kill her. Plus, she’s locked up with a cranky Max and the Forero kids—two people everyone seems to prefer dead over alive.
Nonsense
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,520. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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A flurry of humorous ramblings, bizarre anecdotes, and sporadic stories generously sprinkled with spurts of silliness. And lies. Outrageous falsehoods are contained herein. This book was newly updated with crisp, delicious new stories in May of 2014. Of course, that could be a lie too.
The Hardest Word
Price: Free! Words: 9,750. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Does the banking crisis make you feel angry, frustrated and powerless? Perhaps it’s time you did something about that feeling. You could, for example, kidnap a banker. On second thoughts, don’t do that - try reading this short story instead.