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Fiction Vortex - February 2014
Price: Free! Words: 21,230. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
This month we have stories that are all about people who never expected to be in the positions they find themselves in. This can mean anything from being trapped inside a dragon, to being trapped on a slab in the morgue. To each their own, and whatnot.
Forced to Kill
Series: 31 Horrifying Tales from the Dead Volume 5, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
Jack Stone always dreamed about fitting in with the crowd, and being the most popular guy in school that girls would drool over when he walked down the halls. Jack was really smart when it came to his studies, but was frowned upon by other classmates. Jack's life was about to change when he met Mark the most popular guy in school.
Tricky Tristan Starts School
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,750. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
This book for 6 to 10 year olds is set in a North Queensland sugarcane town in the 1980s. A strange new boy turns up at school. He's not from anywhere nearby. In fact he's not from planet Earth. He's developing special powers, but doesn't know how to use them, and doesn't always use them for good. Will he be accepted or ostracised by the local children? Will he learn to use his powers well?
Desecration
Series: 31 Horrifying Tales from the Dead Volume 5, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 1,000. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
Some point in our lives we've been in a position with our friends or someone that may have a significant impact on our lives that we do things we may regret, but we do it anyway and suffer the consequences either immediate or later on. That's exactly what is about to happen to Jimmy and his friends Tommy, Darren and Karen.
Crypt of Terror
Series: 31 Horrifying Tales from the Dead Volume 5, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 910. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal
John and Elizabeth Marlow's Castle had been abandoned for over seventy-five years because of the horror that happened down in the family crypt. Legend has it that John Marlow caught his wife down in the family crypt with another man.
First (A Crescent Chronicles Novella)
Series: The Chronicles, Book 8. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,110. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Levi's got it all. He's a paranormal prince with more money and power than he knows what to do with, but something is missing—a mate. He only has until college graduation to find her. Allie's perfect but she wants nothing to do with him. When attraction becomes something more, will he take a chance and show her who he really is or will he lose everything? *Levi POV Novella of approximately 18K*
Bride-and-Seek (Urban Legend)
Series: 31 Horrifying Tales from the Dead Volume 5, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 760. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal
It was June and what a perfect month for a wedding. Dan and Melissa had been dating for several years and Dan finally popped the question she had been anticipating for over a year. She thought that day would never come, but it finally did and when Dan asked her to marry him she said, "Yes! Yes!" and they shared a long kiss.
Airpocalypse
Series: 31 Horrifying Tales from the Dead Volume 5, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 560. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
The day finally came for all mankind that would choke his very existence from the planet he promised to love and honor.
Pirate Cay
Series: Jim Nash Adventures, #1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Retired Detective Jim Nash is headed for a long-awaited vacation in the Florida Keys when he checks his messages and discovers that an old flame needs his help. After a brief consult with Zelda, the new woman in his life, Jim heads west to Panama Cay where he becomes embroiled in the rough seas and rocky shores of drugs, guns and money. First in the Jim Nash adventure series.
A Haunting at Winchester Grove Mansion
Series: 31 Horrifying Tales from the Dead Volume 5, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 830. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal
Something evil was lurking inside Winchester Grove Mansion that was dying to get out. It all started when Mr. Winchester was having an affair with his maid and got caught in the act by his wife. He knew if she left him he would lose everything. He was torn between his new hot romance and of losing it all.
Claim (A Dangerous Man #3)
Series: A Dangerous Man. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,550. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Who is David Preston? The mysterious and sexy businessman claimed Sophie Bennett's heart and then broke it. But is that all there is to him? David Preston likes to be in control, after being neglected as a child, he has his life exactly where he wants. No relationships, no commitments, just sex, no strings attached. Then a chance encounter with a girl in a gift shop changes everything.
Beautiful Wreck
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 171,360. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014 by info@cooperativepress.com. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Time travel, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In a bleak future built on virtual reality, Ginn is a romantic who yearns for something real. She designs environments for people who play at being Vikings. But when her project goes awry, she’s stranded in the actual 10th century, on a storybook farm in Viking Iceland.
Ribar Kishi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,030. Language: British English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
‘Da na sani…’ da ‘Bazan mance ba…’ kunnen jaki ne, basu taba haduwa saida dalili. ‘Ribar Kishi kuwa adashen makauniya ce, idan tasan na zubi batasan na dauka ba’
Riding Alone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: American English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
After an eventful day at the office that included fighting a man with a knife, what was supposed to be a relaxing mountain bike ride turns into an epic escape on the Colorado Trail. In this short story our lonely rider is running away from … something, chased by his own fears.
The McCall Initiative Episodes 1.1-1.3
Series: The McCall Initiative. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 76,650. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014 by Webfoot Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
What if the Pacific Northwest seceded? In 2063, Cascadia’s closed border keeps out U.S. climate refugees. Piper’s sure her brother’s stories about poor people vanishing are rumors—until she comes home to an empty house. Losing her future, her family, and her freedom, she must get to the bottom of the disappearances. But the only one who can help might be the boy whose family displaced her own.
Rebellion (A Dangerous Man #2)
Series: A Dangerous Man. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,420. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
David Preston came into Sophie's life and changed it in ways she could never have anticipated. Now the intensely sexy, exquisitely beautiful man is hers, or is he really?
Quiet Strength - Book I, Love's Mission
Price: Free! Words: 29,210. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary, Fiction » Inspirational
(5.00 from 1 review)
Ryan is average in every way - average appearance, average height, average grades. That all changes the day he meets Ed, who invests his time, knowledge of cars and love of God into Ryan's life. When Ed gives Ryan a Bible and a hammer, the once average teenager becomes extraordinary, as God calls him on a mission to the most beautiful and dangerous islands in the world, the Maldives!
Scrawling
Series: Adventures of Neville Lansdowne. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Neville Lansdowne finds himself deep down in a strange undersea world where everything is made of words. Here he meets some peculiar new companion and soon finds himself in the middle of another strange and wholly unexpected adventure.
Dead Body On My Route
Series: Stone Patrick Short Stories. Price: Free! Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Like every other day in his working life, U.S. postal worker Trent Bixby is delivering the mail. But when Mrs. Neibauer's black poodle drops an American Girl doll at his feet, he fears that something terrible has happened. In this short story about a hero who stumbles across an unexpected surprise, the shocking truth about Mrs. Neibauer is revealed and a tragedy is avoided.
To Sleep, perchance to Dream
Price: Free! Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Lieutenant Warner is having bad dreams. Is he injured and alone, or at home with his wife? What is real, and what is a dream? One thing is certain – In space, no one can hear you scream.