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The Ovum Horror by Wesley McCraw
Price: Free! Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Horror » General
My bedroom door doesn't have a lock. I watch the doorknob from my bed, imagining the handle’s slow turn. I hug my knees and rock in sweat-drenched anxiety. On the other side of the door is a foul mist, and in that mist waits a yellow thing, a Grimm fairytale come to life.
The Lost Star Episode One by Odette C. Bell
Series: The Lost Star. Price: Free! Words: 61,450. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Some are born into responsibility. Some seek it out. And some turn from it. Ava is a priestess of Avixa, a powerful being with a powerful destiny to keep her people on the true and righteous path. Yet it is a destiny she does not want. To flee it, she joins the Coalition Academy. But her past cannot so easily be left behind....
Loyal Soldier by Jack Stornoway
Price: Free! Words: 4,980. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi(2.00 from 1 review)
He saw the shapes of the mercenaries moving around near the pub's airlock, and ran ran out into the sandstorm at a right angle to the vehicle so the mercenaries wouldn't see him, and when he couldn't see them anymore curved back towards the lights. It was bus, a long range transport, the type usually used to connect smaller settlements to major hubs.
Tomorrow's Shadow - Part II - Transitions by Marcus Kruger
Price: Free! Words: 22,380. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2016 by MB Krueger. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Life in the shadows continues but nothing remains the same forever, even for a vampire. Love continues to be lost and found, gained only to be released to resurface another time.
The Goddess Is Dead by David Eveleigh
Series: The Life And Crimes Of Fraulein Efeu. Price: Free! Words: 900. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A young refugee is haunted by a ghostly figure. A short story.
Salomon (Part One) by David Xavier
Price: Free! Words: 30,810. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Literature » Western
The legend of the true California bandit the world came to know as the fictional character of Zorro. Salomon rode the California hills as a ranchero, and then as a scout for the Mexican Army. He returned home to a land overrun with gold seekers. Brutal circumstances lead Salomon to become one of the most legendary bandits California has ever seen. An adventure of love, revenge, and redemption.
Mysterios Bood Relatives: Hard-boiled and Noir-esque by Christopher Leonidas
Price: Free! Words: 19,090. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
This mystery/thriller plot will make your blood run cold. It is a must-read plot. Obscure Blood series is getting darker than its beginning. Detective Octa grows more vigorous and deadly in each chapters.
Smoke by E.J. More
Price: Free! Words: 1,870. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Hunched in the darkness, above the company smoke room, a lonely creature lies in wait for its next meal. Smoking kills, in more ways than the workers below can imagine. Smoke was first published as part of the short story collection Storms in Jars.
Strumming Energy - Life's New Memory by Barbara M Schwarz
Price: Free! Words: 1,220. Language: British English. Published: February 11, 2016 by PEP (Purple Eyes Publishing). Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Taoist
In the shore of destiny, the rhythm's mighty sea is the singularity of each melody played out to the ounce the strength with which life flounce and say "strum your way today - all is now fair play".
Where Love Begins by donna crow
Price: Free! Words: 71,650. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
Catherine Perronet’s world is shaken when she learns Charles Wesley is engaged to another. And that’s not all that’s wrong: her brother is beaten while preaching in the open air, her favorite pupil forced to leave school because of his family’s poverty, and a prisoner receives his death sentence. The hardships of a circuit ride and the terrors of the London earthquake teach her where love begins.
Oliver: A Wendy Miracle Short Story by Unashamed Studio
Price: Free! Words: 11,640. Language: American English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Wendy Miracle, a physics student at Moroa University, discovers that her favorite orca whale, Oliver, has been found dead. Wendy doesn't believe his death is an accident, so she convinces her friends to help her unravel the mystery and hunt down the killer.
A New Baby for Christmas by Bron Whitley
Price: Free! Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / New Baby, Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent
Christmas time in Australia is hot, and Layla is on summer vacation! It’s Christmas Down Under style! This summer is going to be an exciting one because Layla’s family are expecting a new baby for Christmas, AND Mema is coming to visit from America for the first time. Join Layla as she learns to welcome her new sister to the family, the best way to escape from an emu, and how to feed a kangaroo!
The Passion of Jazz and Other Short Stories by Nicholas Bridgman
Price: Free! Words: 14,900. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This collection of short stories by Nicholas Bridgman delves into finding beauty and love in unexpected places, including when young classical musicians develop a passion for jazz and for each other, vacations to the Grand Canyon and Ireland go horribly wrong, a grandfather sends his grandson a gift from beyond the grave, and a man with schizophrenia finds himself incarcerated.
Demolition Love by Layla Messner
Price: Free! Words: 75,200. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Two street kids from enemy gangs fall in love while struggling to save their dance club from demolition.
A Novella Idea by Mike Bozart
Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Agent A~O (Al Nino) texts Agent 33 (the author) out of the blue on an overcast February day in Charlotte, requesting 'ideas'. He then calls Agent 33 to learn more about an upcoming novella involving sex robots. Al seems to be high on something and is very intrigued by the whole concept of sex robots. He keeps up the questioning, interspersed with zingers, to fish out Agent 33's 'angle' of attack.
The Whistle by Lee Isserow
Price: Free! Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Inspired by a series of whistleblowers over the last few years, Scott and Jennifer decide the work they've been doing for their nefarious employers needs to be brought into the light. But the company is far more prepared, and willing to go further than either of them could have ever expected, to make sure the whistle stays silent.
2 Shorts, a Novella and a Haiku Walk Into a Bar by Mia Soto
Price: Free! Words: 28,780. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Romance » General
These are three stories and a poem. Two of the stories are short stories. One is a novella. It is intended for older teenagers/young adults. It does contain some material and language that is not suitable for younger readers. Love stories that are meant to touch the hearts of everyone regardless of age, because that's how love works.