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Double Rainbows
By White Feather
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,200. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
A new revised and expanded edition of White Feather's popular collection of short stories, Double Rainbows. From childhood to parenthood and beyond, these are stories of transformation and joy. White Feather reveals one of his greatest teachers....
Down to the Roots
By Shannon Muir
Series: Willowbrook Saga, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,960. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
More family secrets for the Harrisons are unveiled as Angie ends up living at the Daniels and a supposed brother appears in town. A freshman English project about family turns up skeletons in the closet for many. Angie learns new things about her own past that open her up to a forbidden relationship followed by consequences and choices.
And Then the Magic Began
By Tracy Johnson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,500. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
World cooking writer Suzanne travels to the Andes Mountains and falls insanely in love with Diego. Theirs is not a typical older woman, younger man romance, Suzanne is living with a tragic loss and desperate to hide the real number of years separating her and her young lover, fearing the truth would rip their romance apart. But how long can she possibly hang on to him? "Heartbreaking" NZ Reader
The Black Flames
By Rara Montenegro
Price: Free! Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
What happens when you make a deal with the devil? A firsthand account of a man who made a pact with the auburn-eyed man.
Dumbass
By S. A. Barton
Price: Free! Words: 970. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
When a boy grows up being told he's stupid constantly, there's great potential for things to go wrong later in life. When the young man he grows into discovers that he can read minds, that potential grows...
Coulson's Secret
By Anna J McIntyre
Series: The Coulson Series, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,490. Language: American English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
More than one person had a motive to murder Senator Coulson, including Kim’s high school sweetheart, the boy who got her pregnant and broke her heart. Tragically, Kim's mother was killed as well. Was it a case of being in the wrong place at the wrong time, or was her murder intentional?
Kill the Media
By Jeffrey Avalon Friedberg
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,270. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Ex mercenary Jack Vane is trapped between a U.S. President who seeks reelection at any cost, and a Left-wing Media that will stop at nothing to guarantee his reelection.
An Affair With Death
By Karen Freeman-Smith
Price: Free! Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
From the outside, Marika seems to have the perfect life, but on the inside she struggles with depression.
Anxieties of a Bank Cashier
By David Brining
Price: Free! Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story about life in the chaos and uncertainty of post-Communist Russia. Nina Ribakova is worried about her son Ivan, who is undergoing an operation. She reflects on her relationship with her stern, unbending father and jokey, easy-going brother, and befriends a young cashier called Nastia who is having problems with her young sister. Added bonus of a recipe, a song and two pictures.
Reticent Rain
By Richard Acosta
Price: Free! Words: 18,240. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
The spaces between the connect and the disconnect are in concert when a young psychiatric intern, Doctor Pierce, faces the many challenges that the state run institution of Westwood presents to him. There he meets Paige, a frail and catatonic patient, that changes both of their lives forever. Through cryptic passages and heavy metaphor, the story unfolds to a bewildering and unnerving ending.
A Dozen Steps Through Hel
By John Beach
Price: Free! Words: 6,900. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Ancient Poetry
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A collection of twelve terzanelle poems influenced by Norse mythology, specifically regarding the afterlife. The poems explore key locations and concepts of the Germanic underworld. Yeah, this is pretty obscure stuff even for fans of the mythology.
Stories From the Psych Ward
By Robert Bowker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,880. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This collection of stories was inspired by people met by the author during his stay in a mental health unit. The characters are tragic, heroic, disturbing, and inspiring--and as real as your family or friends. Explore mental illness and its treatment through the stories of those living with its effects.
Faceless
By Berend Van der Poll
Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Siphewe Fasala idolised his father, but everything changed for Siphewe the day he died. Turning to a life of crime was his way of showing that he did not care.
Back To The Bronze Age
By Adrien Leduc
Price: Free! Words: 20,050. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
The year is 2048 and Liristan has declared war on the Allied powers. Racing to uncover a deep-rooted political conspiracy before it's too late, nineteen year old, rookie M.P. Jonathan Tremblay and Legislative Assistant Alexandra Sinclair must navigate the dangerous game of politics to stay ahead - and stay alive.
The Dragon Cycle
By S.T. Harvey
Price: Free! Words: 14,390. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
An event happens on January 22 that changes the course of history forever. Two towns are destroyed, and there is one survivor, Pollock Drake, a 15 year old. He is taken into custody as a suspected terrorist. Another attack occurs during the interrogation. Drake escapes and fights to survive against a country that is after him while trying to kill what destroyed his home.
Trespassers
By Raymond Duncan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,080. Language: American English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The C.I.A is tasked to investigate an escalating national security threat on the Mexican border. They recruit Neal McGrath, a Georgetown University professor and former Special Forces officer with contacts in Mexico, to help. While in Mexico City, McGrath uncovers a deadly international conspiracy that puts American lives and his own in grave danger.
Road to Magdalena
By Kevin Singer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: American English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
On a road trip to Mexico, Nick receives a random flyer warning him of Armageddon. Nick believes it's true, and recruits his best friend Cody and girlfriend's sister Rose to travel with him to the town of Magdalena, where he'll seek his salvation as he awaits the end of the world. This short story was influenced by the myth of Narcissus and Echo.
Dragon Shaman: Book Two, The Smoky Mirror
By Teresa Garcia
Series: Dragon Shaman, Book 2 · Spirit Bridges, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,050. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012 by THG StarDragon Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
BlowingWind and Ryu expected to be able to get on with living, but Fate has a different idea for the young Shaman in training and her Dragon Protector. Continuing her adventures between the worlds of Spirit and Man, BlowingWind traverses the worlds, and even time itself to regain the Smoky Mirror. Will she succeed, or will she get lost in the threads of the tapestry she is caught within?
Dragon Shaman: Book One, Taming the Blowing Wind
By Teresa Garcia
Series: Dragon Shaman, Book 1 · Spirit Bridges, Book 2. Price: $1.97 USD. Words: 90,140. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012 by THG StarDragon Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.00 from 1 review)
BlowingWind, a half Irish and half Apache trying to mesh and understand her heritage, has a strange enough time figuring out her life. When she thought things were finally starting to have a plan, the Spirit she was in love with dies in his duty, and his soul splits... as does her own. What is her real calling, and what of the ancient O'Drake curse? Why is the Japanese dragon she finds familiar?
Claire
By Eveli Acosta
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
What if destiny was already written...then erased? We follow Claire's life backwards from the age of twenty-eight back to where her mother, Marilou, realizes she's pregnant. Claire's destiny was written and a glimmer of it is revealed in this short story which shows how one person can touch the lives of many with hope.