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Pulchritudinous Book 1 by Linda Arditto
Series: Born to be King, Complete book 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,090. Language: British English. Published: January 8, 2014 by Clover Digital Media. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Concepts / General, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables(5.00 from 38 reviews)
A young boys journey of learning. How appearances mean nothing. How you must consider others when decision making and how everything can change as you move through your life. PLEASE NOTE: This is the combined story which were published here in 10 parts.. All covers are also left in as requested by some readers. Part 1 of Book 2 is 'tagged on' at the end.
Churchianity Vs Christianity by Dave Mckay
Price: Free! Words: 80. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Graphic novels/comics/manga, Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)(5.00 from 25 reviews)
This is a comic book paraphrase of the book of Galatians, so the Smashword computers do not count words which are drawn into speech bubbles. Nevertheless, it is fairly short (26 pages). Churchianity vs Christianity uses modern situations (e.g. a church building instead of a synagogue, and reference to baptism instead of circumcision) to bring Paul's message forward into a 21st Century context.
BREAKFAST is SEVERED by TyCobbsTeeth
Series: 9 Meals From Anarchy. Price: Free! Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense(5.00 from 22 reviews)
The short story 'Breakfast is Severed' follows a man through a changing world after the life he knows is torn from him. America is in upheaval in the wake of a global food shortage. He learns how quickly desperation can tear away the fabric of society. Come follow David Cameron as he tries to find his way in this new hell.
The Liberator - part 1 by Dave Mckay
Series: The Liberator, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 10. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Graphic novels/comics/manga, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Religious / Christian / Comics & Graphic Novels(5.00 from 19 reviews)
The first twelve chapters of the Gospel of Luke are beautifully illustrated in this 48-page comic book. From modern applications to a bit of tongue-in-cheek, readers are challenged to consider passage after passage in an entirely new light. This is the first of two volumes which cover the entire Gospel.
Sixty-Four Days, A Sea Story by Malcolm Torres
Price: Free! Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures(5.00 from 19 reviews)
In sixty-four days, Senior Chief Brendan O'Reilly will retire after 30-years in the Navy, but today he's working on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier. Today, he has to stop daydreaming about visiting National Parks with his lovely wife, Diane, in their new motorhome. Today, Brendan O'Reilly has to keep himself and his shipmates alive.
Ruck Nor 2 by Lisa Kime
Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015 by Clover Digital Media. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » General(5.00 from 18 reviews)
Craig West finds himself far from home on another planet; amongst landscape he'd never seen before. He survived his ordeal on earth but was he safe here? Captured; taken to a place where his DNA is extracted, can Craig adapt to this new life. PLEASE NOTE: This is not a 'stand alone' story but a continuation of "Ruck Nor'.
The Reason Revolution: Atheism, Secular Humanism, and the Collapse of Religion by Dan Dana
Price: Free! Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos(5.00 from 16 reviews)
This short book, only 8,000 finely crafted words, is destined to be one of the most cited and influential modern treatises on atheism and secular humanism. It focuses squarely on the inherent irrationality of religion, and reveals its utter irreconcilability with science. Offering several "reconciliation theories" to people of faith, it forces every reader to make a choice.
The Golden Hall by Gary Mark Lee
Price: Free! Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs(5.00 from 14 reviews)
A small collection of short poems that I hope you will enjoy. 1. The Halls of Valhalla 2. Raven’s Wing 3. Mermaids Realm 4. Heaven’s Gate 5. Lover’s Dream 6. Demon’s Jest 7. Atlantis 8. Bitter Sweet 9. A Warriors Dream 10. Time and Space 11. Endless
The Liberator - part 2 by Dave Mckay
Series: The Liberator, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 10. Language: Australian English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Graphic novels/comics/manga, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Religion / Bible Stories / New Testament(5.00 from 14 reviews)
The story continues. Follow the final twelve chapters of the Gospel of Luke in this radical 48-page comic book. Everything from McDonald’s Restaurants to a modern tractor and chain saw come into the illustrations as readers are challenged to consider this ancient manuscript in a modern setting.
A Beautiful Girl by Nikki Rogers
Series: Created To Be. Price: Free! Words: 580. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Stories in Verse, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance(5.00 from 13 reviews)
A Beautiful girl is a lovely book that celebrates the diversity in every girl. With beautiful illustrations accompanied by poetry, little girls and big girls will love this book that inspires them to shine the beauty within. "A beautiful girl is any girl at all. It's not only external it's every girl's call. If you are a girl you are beautiful too. Bring beauty to the world by just being you."
Introit- Black Dog by Oliver J Olinger
Series: Introit. Price: Free! Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult(5.00 from 13 reviews)
Paul must rescue a dog of mysterious, supernatural powers from an underground dog-fighting organization before the dog's wrath is unleashed in horrific, bloody ways.
I Would by Robert Zimmermann
Price: Free! Words: 520. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs(5.00 from 11 reviews)
I Would, is a short poem that touches on the difficulties of being in a long distance relationship. Yet, with the difficulties there are always hopes of a reunion on the horizon.
In The Land of Rhyme by Ray Turner
Price: Free! Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Imagination & Play, Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment(5.00 from 11 reviews)
"In the Land Of Rhyme" tells about a fanciful place inhabited by clocks & people. But, the role of a clock is to tick and to tock. So what will the inhabitants do when a young clock appears on the scene and begins ticking in a different meter and tocking in the wrong key? With a strong story line that says, It's OK to be different! This book holds the attention of young & old! Get your copy now!
The Star Creature by Kevin A. Lyons
Price: Free! Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(5.00 from 10 reviews)
Today this would be called Flash Fiction. In 1979 it was a "short-short" story. It was first published in the Winter, 1979, issue of Unearth Magazine (Volume 2, Number 4). This is a story of the first encounter between two intelligent species. I've tried to present an unusual viewpoint and challenge some preconceptions. Mostly, I hope you enjoy it.
Women Who Think Too Much by Jeanne Marie
Price: Free! Words: 13,820. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Codependency, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships(5.00 from 10 reviews)
In a unique approach to codependency, the author shares her practical tips for successfully becoming codependent. Dark humor fuels this fearsome narrative. After she draws you in, she smacks you with the reality meter, turning your preconceived notions of her 12-Slip program upside down.
Odd Whitefeather by Nicholas Antinozzi
Price: Free! Words: 15,520. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American(5.00 from 9 reviews)
When Billy Proudfoot and Terry Blackbird return to the reservation for the funeral of a beloved friend, they are shocked to find themselves alone at the funeral home. When their friend rises from his casket, they make tracks to the only man they know who can help them, Odd Whitefeather. The old man explains that a Windigo is on the loose and that the two of them must defeat it, or die trying
Sick Summer Camp (Something Horrific) by Brent Meske
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction(5.00 from 9 reviews)
Jane is sick at summer camp, her second day of a gorgeous hot summer...and is that a 12 year old girl with an axe? Chasing a boy across the parade field, screaming her head off?
Ascension by Eric Buus Larsen
Price: Free! Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 9 reviews)
What does it take to become a Guardian of the most powerful clan in the world? Find out as you follow Alix on his first Ascension Ritual into the Cave of Woe. Locked in a massive cavern, Alix must solve a riddle and find his way out. Sounds simple? Not while a horde of undead warriors are chasing after him! Will he solve the puzzle and make it out, or will the living dead make a meal of him?