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The Sol-Bect War, Part 1
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Series: The Sol-Bect War, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,570. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011 by Lost Luggage Studios, LLC jamie@lostluggagestudios.com. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Humanity is near the tail end of an intergalactic war that war we are losing. After a rough skirmish, a strange object is picked up by the United Earth carrier Ticonderoga. Within, the ship's scientists find something even stranger: a man, cryogenically frozen and shot into space more than 300 years ago. The fact that he's still technically alive raises questions of Fate's hand in life and war.
Mama Lives in My Hair
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Four-year-old Celia Johnson is counting down the days until her mother returns from the Middle East where she is serving as an Army nurse. Even when Cee hears the news of her momma's death, she insists she'll still be returning on the day circled in red pen on the calendar. This short story reminds us all that our spirit does not die; it lives on, sometimes in the toes and hair of our loved ones.
Button, Button, I Have the Buttons
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
In an old Irish village, Cassie Finnegan, the victim of tragic circumstance and class warfare, must discover away to set herself free from the memories that haunt her.
Alex and the Tomato Plant
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 970. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
Alex and the Tomato Plant is a short story for 3 to 6 year old children who have an interest in growing plants in their family garden or in a pot on the patio. Alex the little gardener seems to have a "green thumb." He is learning how to grow different plants and herbs with the help of Papa. Join Alex as he grows his own tomato plant. Maybe you can grow your own tomato plant in the spring.
Dodging Shells
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 49,960. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The war is raging through Italy in 1943, and a young Canadian soldier struggles to stay alive. But nothing can dampen his sense of humour—not hunger or horror or the shellfire that doesn’t always miss. Not month after month in the thick of the fight. Tommy is irrepressible. It doesn’t sound like much fun? Well, it is...the way Tommy tells it. And furthermore—it’s all true.
Revisions: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,940. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A dead historian is initiated into the true authorship of the past.
Sweet Land of Mine
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Series: Sweet, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,150. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Ruth's story from "Sweet Farm of Mine" continues. As her father Arlan's distraction with the lively widow and neighbor Gretta continues, Ruth finds plenty of challenge in managing their farm on her own and teaching. But Gretta is like a breath of fresh air, making Ruth aware of changes she needs to make. Moua and Sting, Hmong wanting to become farmers, become a big help to Ruth and Arlan.
Rocky Road
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Rocky Road is a mini-collection of four short stories, all set in the South. The characters include an angry snapping turtle named Rocky, a mother and cross-dressing son who like to frequent psychic fairs, and a doctor who has changed his (or her) appearance dramatically since the last checkup.
King Jimmy
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Price: Free! Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 1 review)
Boys and girls begin a dangerous game in a school yard one cold winter's day. (Short fiction)
Dawn
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Adam Westing is an ardent skeptic in a world of believers, but when he witnesses a tragedy on Christmas Eve, he inherits a trinket that makes him reconsider his perspective.
The Class Menagerie II
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,500. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Twenty-six stories written by college students in a fiction workshop class at the University of South Carolina, plus one by the professor.
Backyard Brawl and The Final Competitor (Combined Edition)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011 by Lunatic Ink Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Joe has signed up to be the champion of both the underground scene and the legit pro-boxing world’s number one, but to do it he has to fight the three best fighters in the illegal fighting world and live to talk about it. It is the hardest fight of Joe’s life and one which will decide more than just his future, but the future of boxing itself. (Two stories inside.)
Blood Manor and The Championship (Combined Edition)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,630. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011 by Lunatic Ink Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Joe is a fighter in a world where violence is unlimited and death is a reality. Today he gets a deal he can’t refuse: Lord Thomson is offering $300 for a fight to the death at his mansion. Joe knows he can’t afford to refuse this one with a little daughter and not enough money coming in from his other fights. "A brutal story with edge." (2 stories combined.)
Terror At The Airport and Political Killer (Combined Edition)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011 by Lunatic Ink Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Isam only seeks revenge. The Americans came to his country and did nothing but harm to his people. Now he will show them the error of their sins. People will die and America will be shocked as Isam bleeds America dry. (Contains 2 stories.)
Road to Gold
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,430. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Matt "Sweetwater" Sullivan's dream of becoming a Navy pilot could not possibly have prepared him for the body-numbing pace of basic training with a class of bewildered beginners. With grit, verve, and determination, Matt would survive the "Pensacola Pressure-Cooker" and go on to Saufley Field to meet the grueling demands of the Navy's basic flight program.
Cooler than Jesus
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,370. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Relationships are rekindled and old friendships are tested when Boone unexpectedly returns to Oklahoma under mysterious circumstances after living in New York for a year and appearing on a reality TV show. In the tradition of Don DeLillo and Raymond Carver, Cooler than Jesus is a novel about twenty-something Americans who are detached and jaded, but also still searching for purpose.
War Correspondent
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Afghanistan...1949? 1989? 2009? Here a journalist covering the war ravaged country finds that it really doesn't matter.
B'Zongo
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Price: Free! Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
What happens when depression takes over the life of a happy clown?
The Boys from the Back Room
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 135,530. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Raz Jester marries the girl of his dreams; they have a child and live the perfect life until drugs enter the picture. When his wife becomes addicted and is ultimately killed, Raz’s world crumbles. He sets out to “kick butt” and round up the town’s corrupt politicians and lawmen that are on the cartel’s payroll, but ends up offering his life for the life of his kidnapped daughter instead.
The Grip
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
The Grip is a short story satire about how a hobby or interest can become an obsession. This story takes the reader on a journey of an out of control perfectionist that lacks the talent to accomplish their goals. Anyone can become caught up in the frustration of falling short of their dreams.This is a short story. It is meant to be read in one sitting. Only one paragraph indention at the start.