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Migrations, Volume I : Don't Forget to Breathe by Ashim Shanker
Series: Migrations. Price: Free! Words: 96,360. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
"...he could imagine the Dust spiraling in corners, plotting en masse an elaborate offensive upon those who sought seclusion from the outside Universe. The Dust: it was older than Time, bound by its allegiance to the Tangible—to the very Physical Substance of creation— to make pointed attacks fueled by conspiracy upon its bitter rival, the amorphously-composed Intangible Will.." (p.202)
Baby Girl by Donna Moss
Price: Free! Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
One part angry, two parts self-loathing, and a full cup of confused, Samantha is having trouble keeping her own secrets. First published in RE:AL Literary Journal Volume 30.1.
Committed: A Short Story by N. Primak
Price: Free! Words: 4,230. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Robert loves Layla more than anything, although she never returned his feelings. When she commits suicide, the tragedy is all that the teen can think about. Robert is convinced that Layla's previous boyfriend was the reason for her death, and is determined to punish him. A short but moving tale of unrequited love, revenge, and a commitment that lasts beyond the grave.
Chinese Novel Book Review: 小说《花落花开》读者网友书评集 by Hongyang（Canada）/ 红洋（加拿大）
Price: Free! Words: 9,350. Language: Chinese. Published: October 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / Chinese
Sagebrush by William Wayne Dicksion
Price: Free! Words: 84,270. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western(4.20 from 10 reviews)
Still half asleep, Michael looked up at his parents sitting on the buckboard of their covered wagon and saw an arrow penetrate his father's chest. Then he saw his mother being dragged from the wagon by two Indians. His mother fell from the wagon and disappeared from his sight and from his life forever. Now he was all alone.
Scattered Fates - a novel on the second partition of India by Ram Garikipati
Price: Free! Words: 70,600. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history(4.88 from 8 reviews)
An alternate history novel, which unwraps in the backdrop of violent anti-Hindi agitations that rocked the State of Tamil Nadu (India) 50 years ago, narrated over two time frames – 1965 and 2005. It is the story of a son's search for the truth about his father's disappearance and the political intrigue that led to India's second partition into South & North, intertwined with the history of Korea
Under the Oklahoma Sky by Kathryn Long
Price: Free! Words: 15,160. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism(4.00 from 2 reviews)
SHORT STORY: Jess Stillwell is a reporter for the Lawton, Oklahoma newspaper. When she does an article on cowboy movie star, Tripp Clearwater, little does she expect her personal interview to result in a one night stand. After finding herself alone the next morning, Jess figures that’s the last she would see of him. Of course,as fate and love would have it, life turned out somewhat different.
Dreams of the Compass Rose by Vera Nazarian
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,100. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2010 by Norilana Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic(5.00 from 1 review)
"A clever concoction of vignettes and short stories knitted into a morality tale about the temptation of illusion and the price of truth... an exotic setting reminiscent of Tanith Lee's Flat Earth series.... The author's sumptuous language will resonate with Lord Dunsany and Clark Ashton Smith fans.... Nazarian's vital themes and engaging characters are sure to entertain." (Publishers Weekly)
Amazed by her Grace, Book II by Janet Walker
Price: Free! Words: 118,430. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman(5.00 from 1 review)
APRIL 2015 EDITION! For anyone who’s ever had a crush on a teacher comes the story of Tracy, a shy and abused teen from the projects who suddenly finds herself in a posh private school, and Grace, the coach who offers the girl a chance to join the school's inner circle of privileged athletes. What Tracy doesn't know about the beautiful Miss Grace is that not everything that glitters is gold.
The Color of Heaven by Julianne MacLean
Series: The Color of Heaven, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 68,520. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary(4.73 from 15 reviews)
Sophie Duncan is a successful columnist whose world falls apart after her daughter’s unexpected illness and her husband’s affair. When it seems nothing else could possibly go wrong, her car plunges into a frozen lake. In the cold dark depths of the water, a profound and extraordinary near-death experience unlocks the secrets from Sophie’s past and teaches her what it means to truly live.
Hitler, Triumphant by Matthew Moses
Price: Free! Words: 69,120. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history(3.00 from 2 reviews)
What if Hitler had won? It is with trepidation, but grave interest, that I dare to venture into what may have been if this man had achieved his goals. So follow my descent into the abyss of what could have been if that goddess Fate had remained by Hitler's side until the end.
Rolling Thunder by Mark Berent
Series: WINGS OF WAR, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 153,070. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Literature » War(5.00 from 1 review)
Rolling Thunder is an historical novel about the decisive role politics played during the Vietnam war. Its characters range from men in the field to the Pentagon and the White House. Fighter pilots and Special Forces warriors try to do their best but are hampered by President Johnson, Secretary of Defense McNamara, and their staff members who despise the military.
Out From Edom: Book I of the Irredente Chronicles by J. Patrick Sutton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 188,500. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Religious, Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A far-future theocratic space hegemony tries to preserve the human genome by limiting technology. When an unknown enemy begins wiping out hegemony worlds, the complacent, ineffective government is weakened. A genetically-errant urchin and a reactionary priest set out on separate voyages, each discovering shocking truths about the nature of the threat to the hegemony.
The Book of Adam: Autobiography of the First Human Clone by Robert M. Hopper
Price: Free! Words: 114,430. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2010 by Doublethumb Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Religious, Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Adam’s intimate memoir of a world in which it becomes common to have your genetic twin born after your death. We see the bigotry of his youth, haunting dreams of his clone-father, and Adam’s search for his soul. A search shadowed by his fear of death and a century-old family drama in which, like the House of Atreus, the players seem fated to struggle with the sins of the father.
Scholarship by Ian John Copeland
Price: Free! Words: 102,880. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Rocks Preparatory School for Boys lived in its own world. 140 odd boys and 16 teaching staff inhabited the school, mostly isolated from the outside world not just by the boundaries but also by the society they formed for themselves. Like all communities, most conformed, but some did not. A story of friendship and loss at a 1960s boarding school.
Taking Candy from the Devil by Robert P. Kaye
Price: Free! Words: 76,360. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
Chris Bly, burnt out and broke after an ill-conceived software startup, retreats to his father’s collection of geodesic domes on the western slope of Washington’s Cascades Mountains. Brother Trent is a Hollywood stunt coordinator dabbling in jewel theft. Fake Bigfoot tracks surface and a mysterious stranger arrives to exact revenge. Redemption arrives with romance, a trebuchet and explosions.
Courting Infidelity by Steve Mierzejewski
Price: Free! Words: 19,360. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Helen's husband has cheated on her several times. Driven by despair,she talks to a priest who persuades her to give her husband one more chance. This promise is challenged when she falls in love with Darek, the man she has always hoped to find. Darek sees her moral dilemma and, realizing he is losing her to her promise, hires a prostitute to test the true character of her husband.
Enchantment (The Channie Series Book One) by Charlotte Abel
Series: Channie, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 109,510. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal(4.35 from 20 reviews)
A lovable teenage mage and a BMX racer with a killer smile are frustrated by the chastity spell her parents cast to “protect her virtue.” So when they learn a blood-stained, magical book could break the curse, lust overrules logic. They ignore the warning signs of dark magic and unleash a malevolent force with the power to destroy everything they love … including each other.