The Man in the Cistern
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,490. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Set in Late Bronze Age Canaan about ten years after the conclusion of the full-length novel In a Milk and Honeyed Land, this short story follows Damariel and Nepheret as they tackle a new challenge to the four towns. A group of migrants has set up an encampment just down the trackway towards Shalem. What are their intentions? Do they come in peace or war
Short Story Mattress Sale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Farley Henderson is a retired lawyer who thinks he's ahead of the curve when his mattress develops a split seam, even though he bought the mattress over 40 years ago at a going out of business sale. The mattress came with a lifetime guarantee after all.
An Endless Summer (The Summer Series) (Volume 2)
Series: Summer, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,660. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Sean looked out over the lake, squinting against the sunlight. He turned to me, his expression sobering as his eyes flicked over my face in silent study. “Come on, Amy, I saved you once, I’ll save you again.” I met his stare unflinchingly. “I don’t need saving.” A wicked grin formed slowly on his face. “Don’t you?”
The Secret Eater
Series: Kenssie, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,350. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Novella. Kenssie is a demon who feeds from secrets. Lately pickings have been slim, and she has grown so weak that her shield of invisibility is slipping. As the servant of a demon who eats embarrassment she already feels she's the laughing stock of the demonic world. But ridicule is the least of her worries when a fear demon sets out to make her his slave.
Silt
Series: Denver Cereal. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,550. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013 by Cook Street Publishing cookstreetpublishing@gmail.com. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Dating Tink dumps Charlie right in the middle of a ring of high school rapists brutalizing his school. Charlie uses his past as a street kid to take on the rape ring with the help of his family and friends. Looking for solace, Jacob discovers that the gang rapists plan on letting Noelle take the brunt of their rage at Charlie. In the dramatic conclusion, Jacob takes on the rapists to save Noelle.
Second Time Round
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Feeling unappreciated by her boyfriend Gavin, Dawn meets her ex-boyfriend Tom again. Will the flames of passion ignite again with Tom?
The Librarian and the Return of the Nightingale
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,160. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The librarian's dead. It looks like the murderer is a space traveler who's accidently returned to the moon after 60,000 years. Saskia's been training to be the new librarian, but she was never trained for this. A science fiction novelette from the author of The Wreck of the Emerald Sky.
The Karma of Mao: The Incompatibility of Socialism and Marxism with Buddhist Principles
Price: Free! Words: 25,070. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Buddhist
The Karma of Mao is a devastating critique of socialism and Marxism through the eyes of a longtime Buddhist, and award-winning author. Karl Marx and the Buddha each came up with very different solutions for the world's ills. In theory, Marxism, and/or socialism seem to be equitable systems of government, but in the end, karma runs all over the Marxist dogma.
Blacks & Whites of Poetry
Price: Free! Words: 9,140. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
A collection of 47 poems, written in times of smiles and tears, sadness and joy, wins and losses, coming straight from dreams and imaginations.
Christmas In July (A Snowflake Triplet Short)
Series: Snowflake Triplet, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Before the Christmas that will change everything, Clara gets used to her job as Snow Queen, but worries of the future plague her. However, with an unexpected visit, her hope just might be restored -- or made brighter than ever before. Precedes book 2 in the series.
Summer Shorts: Airing Out Secrets
Series: Durham Editing and E-books Anthologies 2013. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,240. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Entertaining shorts published in the summer that have nothing to do with the actual season. Enjoy these well-written, interesting short stories from writers throughout North America.
My Journal: For Giving Thanks, Getting Restful Sleep, Setting up a Productive & Mindful Day, and Forgiving What Came Before.
Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
This journal is a great way to set up a bedtime ritual that allows you to release the day and set up for an optimal quality of sleep and productivity the next day. It allows you to practice daily gratitude which is linked to improvements in mood and overall mental health.
A Secret
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 109,520. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Matteo Bartolo, a retired executive, decides to research his Italian roots. Along the way he finds more than he bargained for as he gets romantically involved with two forbidden women, and is unwittingly involved in a nefarious family secret. The story takes place in one of the most enchanting places of central Italy and lives through the tragic events of September 11.
Cloak & Dagger
Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 111,310. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Ruby Rahman, age seventeen, ran away from her home in the Middle East to escape an arranged marriage. But her dream of an independent life in the U.S. turns into a nightmare when she becomes the captive of William Scott, a handsome young vampire. Caught between two worlds—Middle Eastern and Western, vampire and human.
Anti-Cop: An Epic Verse Novel (Saga No. 4)
Series: The Saga of Terminal City, Book 4. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 15,270. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic, Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
What if fallen angels got a second chance? In The Saga of Terminal City they do, freed from prison to walk the earth, doing good -- if they can. With Anti-Cop (No. 4) the devil has a daughter, and the fate of Terminal City hangs in the balance. Conflict is inevitable, as the forces of good and evil face-off.
The Identity of Purity: A Teenage Girl's Guide to Sexual Purity
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,050. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Youth, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Values & Virtues
What does purity look like? Is it recognizable to the average teenage girl? Does she know that purity should be at the very foundation of her identity over makeup, short skirts, and finding a boyfriend? With examples in our pop culture like Beyonce and Christina Aguilera, there's a lot of work to be done in teaching our girls the definition of purity from God's perspective.
Syn-En Registration
Series: Synthetically-Enhanced, Book 3. Price: $3.79 USD. Words: 69,420. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When Admiral Beijing York is informed that no human, Syn-En or otherwise, can be free until the species registers on a distant planet, he and his wife lead an advanced scouting team to secure humanity's liberty. And an ancient enemy is waiting to intercept them. The Founding Five won't give up their favorite slaves or medical guinea pigs without a fight. Now Bei must decide what price he'll pay.
Gumshoe Goddess and the Catskill Caper
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 64,140. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Adventure » Action
After scientist Jay Barrett discovers an anti-aging formula, someone torches his apartment. A charred body is found in the rubble. A dead guy, a dead bug, and a Latin Quarter matchbook bring the Gumshoe Goddess and NYPD Detective, Jack Chit, together for the Catskill Caper.
Introduction to Decision Making Support Using Statistics
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 47,150. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013 by Each Voice Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Statistics, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Statistics
Palatable, quick, easy introduction to basic statistics using the statistical capabilities of Gnumeric, a free spreadsheet that can be downloaded.
Unthinkable
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,560. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Evan was just an ordinary guy with an ordinary life. Early one morning, his best friend, Yoshi, pounded on his door and told him they have to leave, right now. Trusting, and not quite believing, he goes. Now they are on a hostile road, struggling to survive. But can he still trust the man who saved his life?