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Re: Gen
By Kevin Carneglia
Price: Free! Words: 11,450. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In the distant future, mankind has developed a way to live forever by switching bodies created via stem cell research. Arlen Burns and his sister Centara dream of a way to escape their home on the Moon colony Atlantis. When they finally get a chance, however, they learn of a terrible "project" conducted by the mysterious Enigma Corporation which threatens to destroy all they hold dear.
The Shoe Collection
By T. D. Hilliard
You set the price! Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Nursery Rhymes
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Tales of the old woman in the Shoe.Story poems about the little old woman in the shoe, trying to find the right babysitter for her children and other stories.
Book Of Necromancy
By Dawn Harshaw
Price: Free! Words: 950. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(4.00 from 1 review)
Lucy, Rose and Eric are sipping tea and debating whether to read a book on necromancy.
Death Panel
By Kim Flowers
Price: Free! Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(4.00 from 1 review)
Jimmy never imagined that one day he would have the lives of other citizens in his hands. When he goes to the courthouse to choose which citizens are most worthy of health care coverage, nothing is as he expects. He must decide who lives and who dies.
Lightning Strikes
By Trinity Hart
Price: Free! Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012 by Prism Book Group. Category: Fiction » Christian » Romance
0.5 star(4.50 from 4 reviews)
After a storm, a major power outage leaves two at-odds neighbors dependent on each other. Forced to unite, will their animosity for each other crash like thunder or will they discover love as lightning strikes?
Barkley's Body Swap and Pawn Shop
By Shane Griffin
Price: Free! Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ferret is a street smart career criminal who is skilled at one thing, saving his own neck. One doublecross too many has put his life in imminent danger. Ferret is a survivor and has one last doublecross planned. Find out what lengths Ferret is willing to go to in order to avoid trouble and stay alive.
Zombie Short Two: Emma
By G. Joseph
Price: Free! Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
It's a carefree night with friends at a fancy speakeasy. Nothing can go wrong. That is, until the infection turns the location into a deathtrap. This zombie short is a spin-off stemming from the full length tale Guns, Booze & Zombies.
An Affair With Death
By Karen Freeman-Smith
Price: Free! Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
From the outside, Marika seems to have the perfect life, but on the inside she struggles with depression.
The Blank Page
By Krista Bean
Price: Free! Words: 7,100. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Brooke writes "LEAVE THIS PAGE BLANK" on the inside of her yearbook so her best friend has a place to sign. But someone else writes there first. The handwriting is bizarre and unrecognizable, and instead of well-wishes for the upcoming summer, the message contains a creepy warning. Brooke wants to believe it's all a joke... but her growing sense of dread is making her think otherwise.
Control Alt... Revolution
By Ralph Bougher
Price: Free! Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A couple living on a farm in the year 3881 tired of living under the control of a robotic master race make a break for freedom and in the process start a much wider revolution. Their perilous escape takes them on a fast paced journey into the nearest town and beyond, all while being pursued by the various types and sizes of robots that populate the rural farmland environment.
The Adventures of Henri and Charlie
By Terry Aspinall
Price: Free! Words: 12,190. Language: British English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
The Adventures of Henri and Charlie. A short story for young children. In which animals can talk to each other. by Terry Aspinall
Perfect Proposal: a Short Story
By M.M. Roethig
Price: Free! Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Anne is expecting a wonderful evening with the hopeful expectation of a proposal from her boyfriend. What she finds instead is heartache and despair. Jason had the perfect evening planned until misunderstanding ruins everything. Has he lost the love of his life? This is a short-short that was written as a writing challenge from word prompts.
The Party at the End of the World – A Dream Vision and Fragment
By Paul Hawkins
Price: Free! Words: 1,260. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Short fiction - 1000 words. A dream vision and fragment of the day after the end of the world. A light comes from the long-abandoned downtown and the party at the end of the world begins. Quasi-religious, post-apokalytic, a fragment you might find on a scrap of paper in the derelict downtown of any industrial city -- a notion of what happens when the world comes to an end but you're still here.
Last Tales of Mercia 9: Sigurd the Gleeman
By Jayden Woods
Series: Last Tales of Mercia, Book 9. Price: Free! Words: 8,190. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Sigurd, once a minstrel and royal courtier, struggles to determine the nature of his relationship with Thegn Godric when Lord Alfric enters his life. Set in the Dark Ages of Engla-lond, the "Last Tales of Mercia" are ten short stories featuring real historical figures and characters from the "Sons of Mercia" series. Though strongly connected to the series, they can be read independently.
Artan's Night (fantasy/sci-fi short story)
By Rory Mackay
Price: Free! Words: 11,180. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A boy with a secret power. A town under siege. And a twist of fate that will change the destiny of an entire world.
Johnson and Johnson: A Short Story about Athletics and Academics in College Sports
By Larry LaForge
Price: Free! Words: 13,050. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Two unrelated men share the same last name, work on the same campus, and are driven by the same desire for professional success. One is a coach and the other is a professor. An ethical dilemma ensnares them both and threatens to derail their careers. Who will do the right thing? What is the right thing? All events are fictional, but the underlying issues are real and cause for reflection.
Nap 2.9
By NAP BOOKS
Price: Free! Words: 13,040. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
NAP 2.9 with selections by Janey Smith.
The Ohgood Caristic
By John Buckley
Series: TWISTING FOREVER, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 148,360. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
A coup is nearly successful leaving ruler Dr. Famaron Venge to deciver what went wrong. He also has the added charge of taking care of his friend's kids, as they are besieged on all sides by murderers. And his world of Parscan suddenly has all the trappings of an all out civil war, with rival factions fighting for control.
Anxieties of a Bank Cashier
By David Brining
Price: Free! Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story about life in the chaos and uncertainty of post-Communist Russia. Nina Ribakova is worried about her son Ivan, who is undergoing an operation. She reflects on her relationship with her stern, unbending father and jokey, easy-going brother, and befriends a young cashier called Nastia who is having problems with her young sister. Added bonus of a recipe, a song and two pictures.
Imagination
By M. Tayyab
Price: Free! Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
what if a man indulges himself in imaginations. It is a story about a beggar in olden times wandering the streets with in extraordinary power of visualization. His imaginations introduce him to the art of transition between real and imaginary worlds.