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Frenzy by V. J. Chambers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,260. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Who killed Cori Donovan? Molly Colligan moves into Cori’s old room, starting the spring semester at a new school, hoping to escape from the dark secrets of her past. But it seems that darkness follows her. Cori may be gone, but her absence seems to saturate everything in Molly’s new life. Desperate, Molly searches for Cori's killer.
Winter's Daughter by Kathleen Creighton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,380. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013 by Blue Jay Media Group. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
Tannis Winter was determined to finish her Thesis by immersing herself in the homeless culture. But when a mysterious derelict stalks her, she flees to the safety of suburbia. Newly elected Councilmember Dillon James' run in with a skittish "bag lady" confirms that his undercover work to protect the poor and vulnerable is valuable. Can these emotionally wary people learn to trust each other?
The Laptop Case by Caspar The Riddle
Price: Free! Words: 7,350. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013 by Kacper Zagadka. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
Just a city life. Home, office, underground. Way back and forth. All these can be quite different when seen through the bag's perspective. Simple questions asked and answered by intelligent THING: a laptop case. A series of short stories about different situations, other people and other bags. By the way: do You know who wants the Freedom? :-)
The Diplomat by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
"At forty, he was disabused of his ambitions, but his temper remained the same, and, his conjugal vocation notwithstanding, he still couldn’t find a bride. More than one would have would have accepted him with great pleasure; he was so circumspect he lost them all."
Unmasking by Karen McCullough
Price: Free! Words: 4,960. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Halloween, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Trace Handley hates social events of any kind, but she has reluctantly agreed to go to a Halloween party to deliver an important message. Before she can accomplish the mission, though, she has to identify the intended recipient despite costumes, her own shyness, and the dubious assistance of the source of the instruction, a ghost who wants her to get a message to the man accused of murdering him.
Glass Windows by Dory Maust
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 120,260. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
A woman's quest for attention while paradoxically striving to remain invisible becomes the leading roll in her life. Can her soulmates's unrelenting love unlock the cure for Bianca's Anorexia, or will the eating disorder claim the ultimate victory? ~ 2nd Edition ~
Eric is Awake by Dom Shaw
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,430. Language: British English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Shortly after midnight on the 21st January 1950, the man known to his readers as George Orwell and to his friends as Eric Blair, breathes his last in hospital. Shortly after midnight in present-day London, a homeless man dying of hypothermia in an alleyway on a snowy night, takes a deep breath as his body warms and a new occupant moves in. Eric is awake.
Stumptoad by Jack Bates
Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013 by MindWingsAudio. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Stumptoad lives close to the Crusted Swamp outside of a nearby village. When strangers see him, they are frightened. He has visions of his kind but he has not seen any of his kind and he is lonely. One day while at the swamp raking leeches, a visitor stopped and asked him about Prince Tilbert of Hickling. Stumptoad pretends to be the prince and from that moment his life is changed forever.
The Peach Orchard Ogre by Janna Hill
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy(5.00 from 1 review)
Mr. Blymer is the proud owner of a luscious peach orchard but he's also a greedy cantankerous sort. A humorous colloquial short story for all ages told by an East Texas author.
Ho ucciso Bambi #6 by Quelli di ZEd
Series: Ho ucciso Bambi, Book 6. Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 8,490. Language: Italian. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Episodio conclusivo #6 di 6 Silvia e Debora sono due studentesse come tante. Amano molto la musica e il fumo, poco la scuola e le regole. Un giorno entrano in classe, nel loro liceo nel cuore di Roma, e iniziano a sparare contro i compagni. La prima a cadere è Eleonora, punita perché considerata la più bella e la più brava. Altri giovani moriranno con lei, secondo una lista ben precisa...
Someplace North of Here by CH Lowe
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,570. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
George has made his way to the Big City... To the UK city of Newcastle, hoping to find a life more fulfilling than the one he left behind. But this city is a very different place to the 'paradise' he once called home... From stylish apartment to squalid houseshare, and happy ever after to the reality of falling in love, nothing is as George imagined
Men Can Be Mean by Sue Brown
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 79,900. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A novel as rich in life lessons... as a slice of seven layer cake! It is equally as satisfying and does not disappoint the reader on any level. Expertly crafted and interwoven story lines of Love, Lies, Hope, and Fate allow personal identification on numerous levels. “I never see the next step of my life until I trip over it!” I love this book. Who hasn't been hurt in love? Men Can Be Mean!
A Hunter and His Legion (The Praetorian Series - Book III) by Edward Crichton
Series: The Praetorian, III. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 177,570. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Military(5.00 from 1 review)
Jacob Hunter and his band of weary time travelers have faced defeat at the hands of Agrippina the Younger at every turn. Battered and beaten, hope is rekindled with a new mission to track down answers to the enigmatic orb that allowed Hunter to become the world's first time traveler. His journey will take him beyond the Roman Empire, where he will fight to maintain his sanity along the way.
A Call Away by E. G. Fabricant
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
"A Call Away" is built upon one of my free stories, "Me--Molly," which was my entry in NPR’s Round 10 of their occasional feature, “Three Minute Fiction.” There, the 600-word story had to be written "as a voice-mail message.” It was my first tale with an LGBTQIA theme--in this case, L--and I wanted to explore it in a wider, deeper, more emotional way. Thus, Molly's two-page struggle became 18.
Timeout by E. G. Fabricant
Price: Free! Words: 720. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American(4.00 from 1 review)
"Timeout" was my contribution to Round 11 of National Public Radio’s “Three Minute Fiction,” concluded June 9, 2013. Rules: 600 words or fewer; not “inappropriate;” and in which a character finds something he or she has no intention of returning. I wanted to cast the state of our growing economic inequality in more intimate terms.
Alliance of Blackbirds by M.M. Gavillet
Series: Blackbird Trilogy, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 44,580. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
Emily Moore never thought her passion for antique jewelry would lead her to the lost world of Atlantis. Now with the responsibility of a powerful amulet, it's up to her to save not only Atlantis, but other worlds from the glass people. Emily is forced to trust a renegade pirate, an old boyfriend and must make a decision that will change her life forever.
I am a Rope by IAN C MACLEOD
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
A collection of short poems – cheerful occasionally, self-deprecating from to time, mostly conversational in tone - about love, relationships, Scottish scenery, religion, wine, death and birds. Only the haiku have a recognised, formal structure.
The Shadow Thief by K.L. Bauman
Price: Free! Words: 99,380. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
When Echo Mareau and her unique horse, Shimmer, follow their reckless brothers into a nearby village, the last thing Echo expects to see is Brecker shaking hands with a doon-a handshake that painfully and irreversibly binds a person to that shadow dweller. Fighting suffocating fear, self-doubt, and a myriad of evil enemies, Echo must find a way to save her brother and her home from the darkness.
Technical Details by Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 21. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,440. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013 by Pinbeam Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Two stories about the folks who keep the social and technical machinery running. "Landed Alien" finds Kara ven'Arith on a space station maintenance crew when a series of inexplicable events overtake support functions. In "Eleutherios," the friars at a down-and-out abbey are taken in hand by an unlikely savior. Both stories previously appeared on Baen.com website.