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Mistletoe Magic, A Christmas Regency Short Story
By Donna Hatch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,420. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
(5.00 from 13 reviews)
At the Christmas Eve masquerade ball, Evelyn plans to lure Michael underneath the mistletoe. With a single, earth-shattering kiss, she's certain he'll finally realize she's the only girl for him. But her childhood friend, Colin, has the same plans for Evelyn. They'll both need the magic of a mistletoe kiss, but only one will succeed in their plans.
The Comfort of the Shriek
By Scott Crowder
Price: Free! Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
When President Lincoln is shot dead, an apocalyptic cult worshiping in the swamps of Louisiana fears the end of days is near. When they find the apocalypse's angel buried in mud, they know it. One of them, though, has decided the angel is not theirs to fawn over, it's his. And he'll do anything at all to keep it...
Axis
By Carlos Luria
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Hatched in Afghanistan, the 9/11 attack was carried out by al Qaeda’s Hamburg Cell, code-named Axis. CIA’s Hamburg station officers got wind of it and were almost able to foil it. Almost - but not quite. This short story, fictionalized for security and readability, relates the events. Contains Special Offer
Rose Of Skibbereen, The Beginning
By John McDonnell
Price: Free! Words: 9,380. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The first book in a family saga about Rose Sullivan, an Irish girl who comes to Philadelphia in 1880 and finds love, heartache, loss, and unexpected joy during the tumultuous years around the turn of the century. She marries an Irish mystery man named Sean McCarthy, who has a violent past and a secret life, and he takes her to new heights and depths of passion.
After the Dance
By Ashley MacGregor
Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Eliza is a well behaved eighteen year old girl, living in the 1900’s. Her home is a fire station where her father is the fire chief. Eliza loves going to the dance every Saturday night, and she always arrives home by midnight to her waiting father. But tonight she is late and she thinks about the punishment. Eliza has worked herself up into a panic. What her father does next is unexpected.
The Gunpowder, Torture and Sorrow
By Jake Murphy
Price: Free! Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It's the night before his execution, and lying tortured and distraught in a cell in the Tower of London, Guy Fawkes despairs. This short story explains the final thoughts, memories, pains, beliefs and love of the man at the centre of the legendary gunpowder, treason and plot.
"What A Dream!"
By Elizabeth & William Hicks
Series: Adventures with Joe, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
"What A Dream!" is a short story about a very vivid and lucid dream in which the dreamer finds himself on a beach at Coney Island, New York, with his older brother, Joe, and they spend the day together at the amusement park. It takes place in a simpler time during the park's heyday circa 1896. The story is filled with fun facts of the day and a realism, which transports the reader to NY, 1896.
The Three Hares (a short story)
By River Byrnes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Driving his van home across the moors one night, Dylan finds his way blocked by three white hares. Entranced by these mystical creatures, he is soon swept away by a moorland legend.
Emma's Dilemma
By Donna Hatch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,880. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Horrors! Emma's favorite Gothic novel is coming true but reality is not as fun as fiction. The only man she's ever loved is home from war, but he's changed in a terrifying way. Emma must decide if she can love a creature of darkness, or reveal his secret and lose him forever.
The Curse of Troy: Helen's Story
By Luciana Cavallaro
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,210. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Helen of Troy! The most beautiful woman in the world. Her face launched a thousand ships. Betrayal, greed and power unfold in this compelling Greek tragedy.
A Goddess' Curse: Hera's Story
By Luciana Cavallaro
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Hera, Queen of the Gods, is the most powerful goddess on Mount Olympos. Beautiful, sensual, and merciless, she is a goddess renowned for her jealous rages and for inflicting horrors on hapless victims. She’s the protector of women, virtue, family and marriage yet her husband, Zeus, has had countless affairs. She puts up with it. Why? Is she really malicious or a product of circumstance?
The Battlefield: A Short Story
By George Bedell MBE
Price: Free! Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The Battlefield is a record of an event that took place, in a small coal mining village, towards the end of the Second World War. The place was New Silksworth, located in the Rural District of Sunderland, County Durham, England. At that time there were perhaps hundreds of these villages in the northern region of the United Kingdom and particularly in the county of Durham.
Jar Baby
By Lori R. Lopez
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The creepy tale of a ghoulish baby by Lori R. Lopez. This short story ties in ancient history with modern horror as a museum's mummies rise up for a night of terror and fun at a museum.
Queen Elizabeth's Wizard
By K.G. McAbee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Dr. John Dee was Queen Elizabeth's loyal advisor and official wizard. But then she asks him to create a new and deadly kind of plague to help defeat the Spanish Armada threatening Albion's shores. Will he risk his immortal soul to serve his queen?
The Bigg Man
By Mikel Classen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2011 by NetBound Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It's the 1840's on the Lake Superior frontier, when a mysterious stranger arrives in the town of Sault Sainte Marie. Outside the Blood and Guts Saloon, he learns of a plot that will leave a trail of murder and mayhem. But who is he? Why has he come? And will he ever be able to drink his whiskey in peace?
The History of Rock and Roll in 99 tweets
By Andy Szpuk
You set the price! Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A twitter novel. Follow Harry as he rampages through six decades of romance, rock and roll, and mayhem. A story constructed in 99 short chapters, each one 140 characters or less. Harry's story weaves along like a getaway driver from a smash and grab, with the radio blaring. The soundtrack to his life throbs away in the background as you wonder what can possibly happen to Harry next...
The Stone-Worker's Tale
By Margaret Frazer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Simon the sculptor had been truly touched by God's gift. He saw beauty that others could not and brought it to life through his craft. But Simon also saw the beauty of Elyn. Clandestine meetings have given way to sinful lust, and now the two lovers have vanished. But Frevisse alone suspects there may be some darker truth behind the midnight vanishing...
Starlight
By Peter Alan Orchard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Ulf, a farmer in Anglo-Saxon England, starts a new life after a Viking raid. Short story.
Pave Bolo: Target Iran
By Stephen Austen
Series: The Paladin Papers, Book 3. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 11,170. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Iran is reeling. The Stuxnet computer virus is infecting its nuclear program. Iranian leaders are hungry for revenge. They stubbornly resist calls to halt their nuclear programs and plan a crushing cyber-strike against the United States. It’s time for PALADIN and his Onyx Ops team to derail Iran’s nuclear ambitions. They unleash one unique weapon with a Cold War legacy another from tommorrow.
The Touch of Hemp
By Adam Patterson
Price: Free! Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In 1897, Alfred Hamilton was the country's number one respected hangman. All that changed the morning he came to hang Conrad Edgar Stubbs.