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The Christmas Angel
Series: The Free Read Series. Price: Free! Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
To save her husband and infant daughter Mary must walk through a snow storm to find help.
Cattails are Made for Swatting: The Mysterious Shiny
Price: Free! Words: 1,880. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
An ordinary life never suited the little tabby kitten called Girl. Her adventurous nature leads her to discover a strange object in her home. Defying the sagely advice of her housemate, Spot, Girl seeks to find the best possible way of having fun. Careful examination of the shiny leads to moments of joy and laughter, but does curiosity kill the cat?
Earth and Venus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Earth and Venus is a short fiction story about cosmic love between two planets.
Memory of a Murder
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,740. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
When she regained consciousness, Bailey Collins discovered a dead man behind the steering wheel of her wrecked car. A gun lay between them. Did she shoot him? If so, why and who was he? Bailey knew who she was, why couldn't she remember these details.
Are Extra-Terrestrials Edible?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A feasibility study examining whether extra-terrestrials can be utilised to feed the world's hungry. An examination of the ethical, culinary, nutritional and economic considerations.
Ghosts of a Beach Town in Winter
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 20,070. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Horror » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Novella (20k words) Psychological horror / suspense / ghost story - Layla's professor husband plans to spend the winter at an old motel in a seaside amusement resort working on his book while she reluctantly runs the pub. Nothing prepares her for the strange and mysterious customers she's about to meet.
Peace World, Book 3 of the Peace Warrior Trilogy
Series: Peace Warrior, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,070. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Peace World is Book 3 in the Peace Warrior Trilogy.
Akurite Empire Book One: The Red Knight
Series: Akurite Empire: The Legend of Sabra Daishen. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,960. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The great hero Kam Daishen lies dead; taking his name and armour, a young woman sets out to complete the slain knight's quest. Book One of the Akurite Empire Trilogy.
Jane Eyre, Beware
Series: Young Adult Adventures, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,730. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In this realistic YA story with humor, high school senior, Jane Lloyd, is forced to try out for JANE EYRE, the school play, so she can get into Columbia University and carry on family tradition, and she also has to take a part-time job as a car hop to earn money for college. When she gets a date with the class hottie, she's shocked to find out he's harboring a horrible secret.
Al's Antique Shop
Price: Free! Words: 750. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Two lofty cats, with razor sharp wit, live in an antique shop. They find the merchandise appallingly garish and make no mistake of letting us know they are above it all.
The White Van
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,010. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
First published in The Horror Zine. It starts with a strange van parked in front of a young couple's house. Terror quickly unfolds for Jason and Pam when they find themselves preyed upon by a shark loving psychopath. His games are deadly.
Desire Under the Big Oak Tree
Price: Free! Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Categories: Screenplays » Short, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A short play in one act, in which a couple considers their present and past.
Year of the Chick
Price: Free! Words: 77,910. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Romi Narindra must find love before her parents find her a husband. From whiskey-breath scum bags to uni-brow creeps and everything in between, Romi and her wingmen come up empty time after time. But hope floats again when she meets a fellow writer unexpectedly. On the Internet. So will it be arranged marriage doom, or an Internet affair that's not as a creepy as "To Catch a Predator"?
Flying Dutchman of the Spacelanes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,520. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011 by Star Catcher Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fairy tales
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The cursed Flying Dutchman returns to the spacelanes... While busy with repairs, Sora Anali gets the surprise of her life: a real cursed ghost ship docking with Langdon Space Station. Then the Flying Dutchman triggers the servicing robots into delivering expensive and rare items needed for the station. Items she needs back. But, the legends say to board her is to die on her...
Quiet Fury: An Anthology of Suspense
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,310. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Quiet Fury is a state of being that we’ve all experienced; calm on the surface, rage bubbling underneath. These stories explore each individual’s breaking point. Which will win, the Quiet or the Fury?
Stalking Shadows
Series: The Scary Mary Series, Book 2. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 50,640. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Mary’s back, and she has to help Vicky, her nemesis. While on a date, Vicky gets into car wreck that leaves her in a coma. Through dreams, she reaches out to Mary for help. Mary isn’t happy to help her, but she’s willing to do almost anything to get the cheerleader out of her head.
The Celestial Paladin
Price: Free! Words: 71,750. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
When Rodregas survives his suicidal rebellion against an evil sorcerer, he finds himself reborn with the power of a Celestial Lion. With this second opportunity at life he chooses to redeem himself by fighting the evil sorcerers that he formerly served. Rodregas’ actions thrust him into the middle of a struggle between the Celestial Gods and the Daemons of the Infernal.
Never Love Another...
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,280. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
REGENCY ROMANCE short story - A baron's son is not a prize to be wasted on a farmer's daughter. Felix and Louise have loved one another from childhood but their families have no intention of allowing them to marry. What happens when the son returns from war a broken man, no longer a prize?
Lives Interrupted
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,190. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
One moment can destroy your life. What begins as an ordinary summer day in London, ends with devastation as an explosion rips through the underground.
Alt Hist Issue 3: The Magazine of Historical Fiction and Alternate History
Series: Alt Hist, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,800. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011 by Alt Hist Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Historical » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Alt Hist is the leading biannual magazine dedicated to publishing the very best short stories from the historical fiction and alternate history genres. The third issue of Alt Hist includes two stories about the American Civil War, one about the great Tesla, a tale of post-war revenge set in Dublin, and a compelling story about the early years of the space race.