Eternal Flight: The dream, the reality, and the price
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
The ability to fly forever, without ever having to touch the ground, is one of the most basic and universal dreams of humanity, and it isn't difficult to deduce why. To embrace the sky, to be bereft of the responsibility of (to paraphrase Franz Kafka) "shuffling pointlessly across the earth," to take a running leap and never, ever come down—that would be glorious!
Tidewater Moon
Price: Free! Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Two homeless teenagers carve out a thin existence on a New England beach, preying on the tourist life around them as it preys on them. This literary "slice-of-life" short story is gritty and dark.
To Be a Scribe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Everyone has to start somewhere. Sitehuti's journey to the capital and his new place in the scribal school doesn't go exactly as planned.
The Scribe Vanishes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,330. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Sitehuti and Nefer-Dejou-Bastet are drafted to take part in the census leading up to Pharaoh Ramesses II's second Heb Sed, the festival to celebrate the Pharaoh's second thirty years on the throne. This would be quite an honor if there wasn't an ulterior motive behind the appointment: someone is stealing goods earmarked for the festival and Sitehuti and Neffi have to find out who's behind the thef
Welford Park - Stations of the Great Western Railway GWR
Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
A well researched history of one of closed branch line stations on the Great Western Railway. Welford Park Station is no more. This was once the busiest of all the stations on the Lambourn Valley Line serving as it did the huge RAF base nearby as well as the village of Welford. But
Trapped in Spaulding Manor
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,640. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012 by Kalyko Creations. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Delia Foster loves Spaulding Manor, but has no inclination towards the level of commitment the house demands. She also knows that it will take a special person to embrace the home’s peculiarities, including the very vocal ghost of the original owner. Devlin Foxe has little tolerance for ghost stories, even if the storyteller makes his blood run hot.
Great Shefford - Stations of the Great Western Railway GWR
Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
An engaging history of one of the lost branch line stations on the Great Western Railway. Great Shefford Station is no more. Although it was once a bustling village station with a thriving trade in timber felled in nearby woods, there is little left on the ground to show where this railway station once stood.
East Garston - Stations of the Great Western Railway GWR
Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
An enjoyable history of one of the long vanished branch line stations on the Great Western Railway. East Garston is no more. The site remains, but there is little to show where this once bustling village railway station and its level crossing once stood. East Garston handled a wide variety of agricultural freight, as well as passengers and parcels.
Songbirds
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,590. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Prince Tadeo has his heart set on a Songbird for the coronation. He sends Reynaldo, the best magic hunter in the business, after it. Once upon a time, Songbirds served the king. Now Reynaldo must convince one Songbird to return. Just one. Or he will use devastating magic to make sure she never sings from her heart again.
The Unpleasantness on Praslin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,950. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Adventure » General
In 1882, Colonel Charles "Chinese" Gordon, governor of Mauritius and the Seychelles, investigates the island of Praslin, dominated by Luc Hérault, a mysterious, tax-dodging Frenchman rumored to have occult powers. Gordon, a religious man, finds himself a guest of Hérault, who shares a suppressed Biblical text with him. But soon Gordon is offered up as a sacrifice to a massive sea serpent …
The Desk Jockey's Diet Guide
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Dieting, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
This diet guide provides a short handbook to follow for everyone who works behind a desk all day. This isn't meant to be a scientific infomercial. This is just an account of actions and meals that assisted with my weight loss.
Alien Moss
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An immunology professor must deal with consequences of discovering an unknown life form in his childhood trunk after the government locks him and his family in an isolation ward.
We Stand at the Gate
Price: Free! Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(4.63 from 8 reviews)
Beyond a mythical kingdom's southermost borders sits the supernatural wasteland known as the Blight. Two soldiers, members of a garrison charged with protecting the kingdom's borders against the horrors of the Blight, are on sentry duty one dark night when one regales the other with a very strange tale. His tale hints at what lurks at the very heart of the Blight.
The Sweet Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
*Warning - graphic horror* At the edge of despair, his career in ruins, deserted by his family, Ian takes a job as Santa in a run-down store. He plans vengeance on the happy shoppers and their children and fully expects this Christmas to be his last. But then he discovers that killing can be fun, and embarks on an entirely new career. Just in time for Easter.
Wanting the Fish
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Sitehuti and Nefer-Djenou-Bastet, the temple cat who has ruin--errr-- improved his life have earned a break. As a reward for service above and beyond to the royal house of Pharaoh Ramesses II, they are invited to join a group of young nobles on a hunting trip. Can Sitehuti and his feline companion survive the honor?
The Temple of Light
Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
Jake seeks a treasure of infinite value but finds a woman who knows his soul.
The Cave
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,240. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012 by MoonPhaze Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A cave can be a natural shelter from impending bad weather. Or a trap. And in this case, it might even be both.
Out of the Closet
Price: Free! Words: 940. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Silvia has a secret, a cofession, a truth about who she is and in what she believes, her vulnerability falls upon deaf ears.
Homecoming
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
23 years ago, Andre Larson left his hometown, Valhalla, and he never looked back. His life since then has taken him all over the world. Now, he is returning to Valhalla for the saddest of reasons: to bury his mother. While he is here, he also intends to confront the reason why he left Valhalla all those years ago, the dark secret under the surface of his peace
101 Tweets from God
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » General, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
Twitter is one of the most popular social networking sites today. Millions of Twitter accounts are being created every day. Twitter allows users to follow not just their friends and family, but people who they find interesting and worth following. But what if God will create an account on Twitter? Would you be one of his followers?