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The Case of the Stolen Sea Dragon: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Environment, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Someone has stolen a leafy sea dragon from the pet store. Jamie and Kendall’s friend Jarren Jones asks for their help. The store owner thinks Jarren has stolen it. Can they help him figure out who really took it? See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery before the Brodericks do! Educational Versions have exercises geared to meet Common Core Standards.
...And Then They Were Kings
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 211,640. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Adventure » General
Corrupt bankers, ex-KGB agents, Russian Mafia bosses, a sinking oil tanker and stolen crude oil along with blackmailing of the Russian President a jilted prostitute and a North Korean double-agent are but a few of the elements that are used by Skurt Ancre, an influential Energy Minister to rejuvenate the economy of Chukotka, a remote Russian province after the fall of Communism.
The Snow Kingdom: Sasha Goes To College
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,680. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
In the second book of "The Snow Kingdom" book series, Sasha, having escaped from the evil Grubby, finds her way onto a college campus and befriends another stray dog named, "Duke." Over the years, Duke has become a mascot of sorts on the campus, and gives Sasha both a human education and life lessons on how to survive out in the world. It's a heartwarming story of friendship and love.
His Christmas Match
Series: A Gentleman's Guide to Once Upon a Time, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,140. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Noah, Marquess Felding, realizes that the lady he set to court is not the lady he wishes to be tied to for life and also begins to see Miss Rosalind Valentine in an entirely different light. Had he been looking in the wrong place for love? Had she been as close as next door? Will circumstances beyond his control keep him from making a Christmas Match?
Departure
Series: Redemption Trilogy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,110. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Called to face the pasts they hoped to leave behind, Lydia, Kennerly, Nara, and Taru leave the Reach for the homes they once knew. There, new enemies have been set against them, driven by the same dark force they hoped they had defeated. Now the people they once most trusted have become pieces in a game that may lead them down the road to their deaths.
The Case of the Ship's Steward: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,800. Language: American English. Published: December 21, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jamie and Kendall are visiting the Queen Mary ship. After peering into a bedroom suite, the family moved down the hall. Jamie quickly pulled out her camera and ran back to the room they had just left. As she stepped into the doorway, she held her camera up.“Oh!” she cried. She pulled down the camera, just in time to see a ship’s steward step back through the room’s far door. Includes CCSS tasks.
Willow of Endless Waters the Journey Begins
Series: Willow of Endless Waters, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 49,370. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Enter a world filled with mystery and suspense an in DB Jones’s magical debut novel, Willow of Endless Waters, the Journey Begins. Readers will instantly become enchanted with the vivid fantasy of a young woman's journey toward self-discovery that leads her on a path she never imagined. Brimming with suspense Willow of Endless Waters, is a surreal journey to a world where anything is possible.
E all'improvviso... niente
Price: Free! Words: 6,380. Language: Italian. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Nella tediosa Wikiville, cittadina un po’ più a sud di alcune e un po’ più a nord di altre, il tempo scorre sempre uguale a se stesso. Dag, indigeno indolente, non fa nulla per cambiare tutto questo, ma il “tutto questo” cambierà da solo. Forse.
My Dream Wedding Ruined
Price: Free! Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
(2.25 from 4 reviews)
My Dream Wedding Ruined is a flash fiction piece. Sonia is marrying the man of her dreams, Jacob, but he is hiding a terrible secret.
Cousin Toby and the Preacher and Other Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
The Robertsons are not the only occupants of rural Ouachita Parish, Louisiana. In Don A. Hoyt's collection of eleven "flash fiction" stories, neighbors of the "Dynasty" clan exhibit many of the same fascinating and puzzling characteristics. Meet Billie Moran the horse trader, Mayor Roosevelt Huey Wallace, Dutch Bienvdenue the moss ginner, and especially Cousin Toby. Unforgettable!
Cold Winter Rain
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,540. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Cold Winter Rain offers an updated take on the hardboiled detective tradition of Hammett, Chandler, Parker and MacDonald -- Southern neo-noir.
The Case of the Pilfered Picnic: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Anatomy & Physiology, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jamie slid her bike to a stop and quickly put it into the rack. She had it locked and was looking around before Kendall even came to a complete stop. He started to lock up his bike as she spotted Lisa. The girl was sitting on a park bench with tears rolling down her face. “Something’s wrong,” Jamie yelled as she hurried over. What is wrong, and can Kendall and Jamie fix it? Includes CCSS exercises
Aracena-Shanghái
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,110. Language: Spanish. Published: December 21, 2013 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Ernesto Flaco, comisario de policía jubilado, recibe una inquietante llamada. Fausto Cósimo, su sobrino, ha aparecido muerto.
The Case of the Pageant Princess: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: American English. Published: December 21, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jayla Jones is appearing in a beauty pageant, and Kendall and Jamie have come to watch. But soon things are turning up missing. One girl’s baton is gone, and Jayla’s music is missing! Can Kendall and Jamie help solve the case before the pageant is finished? Can you solve this 15-minute mystery before the Brodericks do? Educational versions have exercises to meet Common Core Standards.
The Case of the Jade Jewelry: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: American English. Published: December 21, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“In China, it is very important to give a young girl jade. A family will even go into debt to get a very good piece of jade jewelry. But usually they don’t have to buy a bracelet. Jade is passed down in families from generation to generation, just like my bracelet was passed down to me.” Why wouldn’t the shop keeper return Shing Lee's jade bracelet? Educational versions have Common Core exercises.
Central Park Sunrise: Part Two of Two-Part Series (A Contemporary Romance) (The Central Park Affair Series)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,210. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
The goddess of good fortune has spoiled Taylor Andrews. While on vacation in New York City, she meets Jeff Stevenson, a charming man who insists on taking her to Manhattan's finest restaurants followed by long walks through Central Park. Back home in Ohio, her ex puts her new love to the ultimate test. This novelette (short novel) is Part Two of a Two-Part Series.
Central Park Moon: Part One of Two-Part Series (A Contemporary Romance) (The Central Park Affair Series)
Price: Free! Words: 11,010. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
“Sex and the City” meets the Midwest in this tale of one woman’s passionate and problematic path to happiness. Fate delivers a punch to the gut when 33-year-old Taylor Andrews is downsized out of her dream job and dumped by her boyfriend. But new possibilities come in the form of an unexpected trip to New York City. This novelette (short novel) is Part One of a Two-Part Series.
The Endless Night (Book II of Sword from the Sky)
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 165,350. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(Don't forget! Sword from the Sky (Book I) is now available for FREE!) The Sun Sets in Bune. The Davinian Order Is Torn Apart. A Far-Off Land Trembles with the Cries of Children. In the Midst of this Tragedy, a Boy will Struggle... To Accept His Destiny, To Bring Hope to a Sunless Land, To Confront the Beast Lurking in the Shadows...
The Case of the Vanishing Vase: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jamie and Kendall Broderick catch up to their father at a fancy party. An expensive crystal vase has been stolen. They watch as the police ask their father to go through his movements at the party. Can they help the police find the stolen vase? See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery before the Brodericks do. Educational versions have exercises to meet common core standards.
Seasoning the Blade
Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 52,830. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Set in harshly beautiful 1830's Nova Scotia, Seasoning the Blade is the coming of age story of a young Scottish girl named Ella who is caught between tradition and the modern yearnings of her heart. Full of adventure, danger, and Ella's forbidden desire for the Micmac warrior Stands Like a Tree, this is a novel both thrilling and lovely.