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Paying for College by Kenneth Szulczyk
Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A short story where a young student becomes desperate. He has two weeks to pay his student account or the university will withdraw him from class. Consequently, the student does the unthinkable. The story has a little psychology from the student rationalizing his guilt from his misdeed.
ZombieStop Parade by Richard Buzzell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,280. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.67 from 3 reviews)
This story has nothing to do with zombies. It portrays the humor and the drama of the struggle against Wall Street. The characters conduct an online campaign of ridicule against the cash-grab mentality. Their street-savvy satire wins them supporters, but also create enemies in the media. It's a story that challenges but also offers to entertain.
Genellan: In the Shadow of the Moon by Scott G. Gier
Series: Genellan, GII. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 150,170. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Science Fiction Book Club Selection Sharl Buccari was a living legend. She had established a foothold on Genellan—a beautiful new world, raw and unforgiving—becoming allies with the native cliff dwellers. Now the challenge was to engineer peace with the other race inhabiting the same system—the kones—and to build a colony for the children of humanity.
Tracking Magic by Maria E. Schneider
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,240. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal(4.67 from 3 reviews)
"Get Smart" meets "Ghost Busters!"-- A humorous urban fantasy. Five case files from Max Killian Investigations: Max is hired to expel a ghost from a mansion, counteract an ancient curse, investigate a graveyard mystery and figure out which secrets are worth dying for. All in a day's work--assuming he survives!
In Dog We Trust by Neil Plakcy
Series: Golden Retriever Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,000. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Steve Levitan has returned home to Stewart's Crossing after a bad divorce and a brief prison term for computer hacking. He becomes friendly with his new next-door neighbor, Caroline Kelly, and her golden retriever, Rochester. When Caroline is killed, Steve becomes the dog’s temporary guardian, and these two unlikely sleuths work to uncover the mystery behind Caroline’s death.
I Was Probed by Aliens and Lived to Tell the Tale by Barry J. House
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,360. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Will Brown and John Smith are friends. Ordinary men with ordinary names... except where John comes from his happens to mean ‘one who yearns for the sweetest cessric pond, even before the third milking of Teuhleuhlah’s teat’. For John is from the planet Tau Ceti 42, and first met Will when abducting him from Earth one morning... Sit back and enjoy this close encounter of the hilarious kind!
Vl45 by Max M Power
Series: The Vigilante, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,580. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A gang comes to Houston, Texas, but when innocent kids are killed Detective Wyatt Earp wants the killers brought to justice. When a vigilante starts killing the same gang members who are killing kids the FBI is brought in to take over the case. Wyatt does not want to stop this vigilante because he is doing what the police can not. Will justice prevail or will the vigilante be caught?
Lodestone Book One: The Sea of Storms by Mark Whiteway
Series: Lodestone, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 111,430. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.67 from 3 reviews)
On the planet Kelanni, life is cheap. An ruthless invader, backed up by Keltar enforcers is compelling the native populace to mine "lodestone", a substance that contains infinite power. The only ones that can stop him are a young girl with a fiery disposition, a former Keltar, a failed revolutionary, a musician and the mysterious creature Boxx, who seems to speak only in riddles.
Dead in Dublin by Jeremy Taylor
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 14,010. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense(4.67 from 3 reviews)
“Had! had!” Ten seconds later he was dead. This is the dramatic opening to Dead in Dublin, a fast moving murder mystery based in modern Dublin. Milan Schwab, a Czech language student dies in his American teacher's classroom. Daniel, the teacher, tries to piece together how he died - and most importantly, who killed him. The book contains some sexual references.
Secret Lives by Diane Chamberlain
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 147,930. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Actress Eden Riley's decision to make a film about the mother she barely knew plunges her into a shattering confrontation with her own past. Through her mother's journal, Eden discovers a life of hardship, madness and secrets. Shifting gracefully between Eden's world and that of her mother, Secret Lives seduces with the power of its images and the lyricism of its prose.
The Point of Origin by Duke and Nancy Kell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,640. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2010 by Two Two Productions. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(4.67 from 3 reviews)
The answers to most of our questions have always been there, but our failure to connect the dots could mean the destruction of the human race. Archaeologist Tiffany Gerardo, and lab assistant Brian Brady, Find themselves entangled in a dangerous web. Guided by the Hopi's prophecy, and weaving through the foundation of what they thought they knew, they must find the truth.
A Highland Feast by Millie McQuarrie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,500. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Holiday » Family(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A beautiful story of how family, friendship and food can change your life. Set in the highlands of Scotland, this is the story of an average family escaping the city to start a new life. On their journey they meet a cast of fascinating and memorable characters and discover some wonderful recipes, each of which rounds off the chapters. A book to devour that leaves you wanting more.
The Spirit of Resistance by Michael J. Scott
Series: Jefferson's Road, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 77,080. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A plot to spark a 2nd American Revolution begins with an assassination attempt on the President Elect.
Gambit For Love of a Queen by Kat Jaske
Series: For Honor, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 182,400. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » General(4.67 from 3 reviews)
King Louis XIII is a weak leader with no love for his wife Queen Anne. Power, saving face, and honor are paramount, always. Laurel — the secret leader of France's spy network — has absolutely no doubt that he would plunge France into another devastating war if he learns Anne has been kidnapped. Join the musketeers and Laurel and find the queen. God may save the queen, but who saves the heroes?
Renegade Robot by Tom Lichtenberg
Price: Free! Words: 16,990. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(4.67 from 3 reviews)
It's the end of the world as we know it, when the dreaded Singularity finally occurs and happens to be captured, live on tape, by agents of the Frantic News Network, which freaks out, as usual, and causes a lot of trouble for the mild-mannered nanobot exterminator who happens to get caught in the crossfire.
A Feral Darkness by Doranna Durgin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,310. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Award-winning author Doranna Durgin has nearly published novels (MMPB, trade, and hardcover) and another 20 short pieces. Now available from the author, A FERAL DARKNESS is a perpetual reader favorite originally published by Baen--on the cutting edge of paranormal romance when it was first released, it bundles suspense and romance into a contemporary fantasy setting.
Fountane Of by Doranna Durgin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Short and edgy, the classic SF "What if..?" An everyman "Joe the Plumber" risks everything in an attempt to prove the establishment wrong and achieve his dreams his own way... In the tradition of Frederic Brown. "Fountane Of" was first published in HelixSF, edited by William Sanders.
Broken Wings (Starfire Angels: Dark Angel Chronicles Book 2) by Melanie Nilles
Series: Dark Angel Chronicles · Starfire Angels. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,630. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2010 by Prairie Star Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi(4.67 from 3 reviews)
One soldier of the Shirat Empire came to Earth for Raea's Starfire shard and failed. Aware of the possibility of another attack, Raea trains to use the shard's power to protect it while preparing to graduate from high school. But she discovers that the Keeper training her has betrayed her trust and now she must decide where her heart belongs. She never imagined that would mean a universe apart.
Edge of Escape by Debra Chapoton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,220. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Emotionally impaired yet clever, Eddie obsesses over the most popular girl. He drugs her, abducts her and locks her away. She escapes, but that is part of his plan as he pretends to be her knight in shining armor. Will she accept his special devotion or reject his fragile love? Stalking gets a sympathetic twist in this story of fixation and fear.