The Judgement Conundrum
Price: Free! Words: 7,150. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Lacerant Plainer’s new short story is set in the near future, and with its fast-paced action, dystopian world and warring humans and aliens it ticks all the boxes for a near-perfect first contact tale.
Origin of Species
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Prompted by a series of emails, a reporter begins to uncover the story of Isaac Feyer, a missionary from the nineteenth century. Aided by a chapter in Feyer’s journals, and a two century old letter written by him, the reporter finds himself in an unconventional part of history. A short story.
Riga Runaround
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012 by MuseItUp Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
On Hilo, hard case, deadly, off-world criminals are preying on the elderly. After his best friend’s niece is killed, Galactic P.I. Majestic Kane is asked to find the killers, help the old folks stand up to the threat, and put a stop this criminal activity once and for all. But to get it done, Kane finds he must get mean, mad dog mean.
Moonlight Mermaid
Price: Free! Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Inspirational
A short story. Jim is a coastal fisherman with a bad heart. He looks back on life, remembering the love of his life and their time together. Although Miranda has been gone for a long time, Jim sometimes thinks he can see her, hear her, on the rocks, near where he lives.
The Black Rat: Something Special
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
A vigilante, a 'working class Batman', aims to bring Justice to the streets in the 1970s. A pulp style story of corruption, violence and murder. How high does the corruption go and what can one man with a gasmask and a tool-belt do about it?
The English Gentleman
Price: Free! Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Count of Samerand is investigating the disappearance of young William Bathurst, the son of a duke. At the same time Inspector James Wright is investigating the murder of a man with the same description as the young man. The victim is found in the slums of London, if it is the same man what was he doing in such a place dressed so humbly, and can the count find the truth.
Ugly Like Me
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jandra Maxwell is just beginning to learn the horrifying truth about dark angels. In keeping a promise to an innocent victim, Jandra must face the shadows in her own heart, and accept another facet of her unique nature. (Author's Note: This short story directly follows the events of Dark Angel's Ward and is not intended to be a standalone title.)
Kaz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 117,260. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
32-year-old Kaz Carter leaves his small town for Toronto, where he finds work in a gay club. What Kaz doesn’t detect, though, is that he has fallen into the eyes of a psychotic hustler. When tragedy strikes, the degrees of separation that had guarded Kaz from a madman slip to zero and Kaz is forced to take action--in ways he would never have imagined back in his small town days.
Modern Pulp Heroes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,880. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012 by Metahuman Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
While most New Pulp histories trace their history back to the 20s and 30s, Pulp Empire is proud to introduce eight new stories of pulp fiction action set in the present day. From Terry Alexander's E-31 to Teel James Glenn's Deacon Furie to Caine Dorr's Commander Knight, Modern Pulp Heroes features over half a dozen great New Pulp heroes, many appearing here for the first time!
Insults Anywhere Kids Presents Hundreds Of Kids Jokes They Can Tell Anywhere
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012 by Empire. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals / Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Whether you're a kid or just a kid at heart, the jokes in this book will make you laugh! Tell them at school, in the office, at church, family reunions, and anywhere else you can think of! It's a smorgasbord of silliness! A compilation of comedy! A feast of funny!
Piracy and Sorcery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,970. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Stan Hreston is the captain of a pirate ship, the Knavish Barracuda. After he and his crew plunder a merchant vessel, they discover a stowaway onboard who harbors a dark secret. Now, Hreston and his crew must contend with an enemy more formidable than defenseless merchant ships, and with fey sorcery working against them, the captain must act fast.
Transdolphin
Price: Free! Words: 58,710. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Noah's Ark has never been found...until now. Inside the colossal boat, an archaeologist discovers the power of an ancient creature that could finally rid Oahu of law-breaking werewolves. A horror comedy novel.
An Exception
Series: Jewel Bonds, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,890. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012 by Less Than Three Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Riot faithfully served his lord for two decades. When his lord dies, he is replaced by a younger man with no interest in retaining a man of Riot’s age and old-fashioned notions. His position lost, his belongings confiscated, with barely any coin to his name, Riot flounders in a world that seems to have no place for him...
Curtain Cape
Price: Free! Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
2009 3rd Place Winner, John Marsden Young Writer’s Award. This is a tale of two troubled youths as they travel the road equipped with nothing but some food, a gun and a bag of bullets. Delirious, wild and sometimes frightening, Curtain Cape puts you right alongside misguided Victor and his reluctant brother as they journey through a broken world of petty crime, dreamy wolves and stolen cars.
Forgotten Honeymoon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,760. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
(4.00 from 1 review)
“How can I be pregnant when I’ve never had sex?” Kelly isn't worried about the three weeks she can't remember after a minor car accident -- until two months later when she discovers she is pregnant. Obviously she had sex, but with her amnesia, she can't remember it now. More importantly, who is the father? Forgotten Honeymoon is a quirky, sweet romance.
Flight of the Black Sea Gulls
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 48,430. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
A unique high school girls basketball team from Virginia travels to Arkansas for a tournament. The team and its unusual leader leaves a mark with its play on the court. It will make an even bigger impression when it faces an unspeakable tragedy on its return home. Flight of the Black Sea Gulls shows the life-long bonds built through facing adversity as a team.
Letter to the Fellas
Price: Free! Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
"Letter to the Fellas" is a section from my forthcoming book "Magnitude". This section is aimed at young men but the old dogs can also gain some knowledge from it. This is a straight forward honest letter to males concerning a variety of topics that affect their lives. Whether it be sex, choosing the right woman or having self respect, this letter is designed to break mental chains.
Vala Staffwielder
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 13,680. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012 by Banty Hen Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A rustling came from the bracken near me. If I hesitated, I would fail my test. I would disgrace my family. That was not the way of a Lupine. I drew my knife. Two feet of serrated steel slid silently from its leather sheath. My ears flattened. From the shadows crept the ebony-furred, low-slung shape of the panthorr. Fearsome eyes gleamed in the dark. My test.
Secrets of Meer - Waterheart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,890. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Living a successful and average life, Dr. Daniel Middleton is still haunted by a dream. In this teenage dream, he was rescued by Evelyn, a mermaid. Twenty years later, while visiting his childhood home for his father's funeral, he is immersed in the secrets of Meer. Amidst the ongoing battles of the Meer, Daniel finds himself and his life tangled in their world deeper than he imagined.
Avoiding Space Madness
Price: Free! Words: 56,610. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
As Darwin explores, he encounters a variety of aliens, a large pink bunny, a morally flexible politician, and a mysterious goddess who haunts his dreams and wants to discuss his fear of death. Darwin may even be falling in love with one of his ex-cellmates. Or is that just fear talking?