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Hope, Depression, Love & Fractured Hearts: A Collection of Short Stories & Other Pieces of Writing
Price: Free! Words: 21,110. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A collection of short stories that takes our reader, through a roller coaster of emotions. From the up lifting to the lows of human feelings.
A Rose By Any Other Name
Price: Free! Words: 60,040. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Professor Natalie Long has fantasized the day she would find Vincent Valentine's resting place. A scientist, she believes she has found the means to cure him of the darker side to his nature. But what if the cure could lead to his death? *(this is a work of fan-fiction; events take place after those of Final Fantasy VII)
Dual Identity
Price: Free! Words: 118,660. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(4.00 from 1 review)
Dual Identity is a story of innocence lost, self-imposed exile, and adaptation to survive. Hannah and Tommy find bliss when they fall in love at first sight, marry, and have a child. After they learn that they are twins who were separated at birth, they move to Alaska. They survive and even thrive as they adapt to their new lives.
My Other Shorts & Formal Tales
Price: Free! Words: 55,860. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
N.Z Book of the Week on TV's The Book Show 2013. 17 more wonderfully witty, superb suspense and seriously sad tales, situated in any of dozens of countries. Fiction, expanding on incidents that could have happened to anyone. Themes from comedy, romance and suspense, sometimes in one story. Length varies from 750 words to a 13,000 word novella. Easily readable without a dictionary by your side.
Dirty Genes
Price: Free! Words: 81,440. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Abra, an intellectually gifted woman from a family with mentally retarded parents and siblings, is the family caretaker until she goes away to college severing all family ties. Sixteen years later she learns that her sister died starting her on a quest to understand why she abandoned her family. She falls in love with Adam who helps her cope with her view that she has "dirty genes."
DIRECTIVES OF A SILENT FORCE
Price: Free! Words: 156,130. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
The story is initially about the chance coming together of two Brisbane families in the seventies - the first, and larger, group headed by middle-aged Frank and Sylvia Bentley; the second headed by young Jim and Lee Davis.
Let Them Eat Tea
Price: Free! Words: 83,600. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A political comedy romance sci-fi adventure set in the near future. The main character is a brilliant biochemist who relocates to a new job in the Caribbean after the LiberTEA government shuts down the CDC and NIH. With friends both on the islands and back in the USA, he fights against an epidemic that threatens every country with a Caribbean coastline.
Death of a Financier
Price: Free! Words: 86,190. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Tom Barton arrives in Kovalam, a small tourist resort in the southern Indian state of Kerala. In the Maharaja Palace he finds himself in the company of holiday makers including Stephen Parkly, the CEO of a City bank, and his young wife Emma. Parkly falls gravely ill as his mortgage and investment bank is caught in the financial storm with it’s shares plunging on the London Stock Exchange.
The Signal
Price: Free! Words: 37,900. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
What will you do when ET calls back? Follow the interweaving stories of astronomers, amateur radio operators, house music DJs and a top secret Air Force unit based in Area 51 as they race to decode the first-ever extraterrestrial radio signal.
In Dreams
Price: Free! Words: 26,070. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014 by Waylines Media. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Cecilia Abandonato has come to the 'City of Paradise' to fulfill a dream - to start a life free of the past. Offered a job as a Rig Driver, Cecilia is given riches and opportunities she never could have imagined. It isn't long, however, before Cecilia sees a city very different from the one in her dream. She sees that there is only one way to achieve what she wants. She must face her past.
A Tale of Two Legacies
Price: Free! Words: 29,980. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
William Gardner rejuvenates our attitudes towards ethics and morals in a low-key, thought-provoking, suspenseful, amusing, and addictive way with his new novella that traces a month in the course of two families wending their way through modern life. While a first work for this author, he brings us insights gathered over 75 years. He spoofs his own efforts in his must-read epilogue.
Borneo Pulp
Price: Free! Words: 130,100. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
At the end of the twentieth century the destruction of the Indonesian rainforest accelerated as vast industrial forestry complexes were planned in the untouched heart of Borneo. The promoters of one of these, backed by international banks, vied for a share in the rich rewards, heedless of the destruction to be wreaked on the habitat of the indigenous peoples and the natural environment.
whither Willow?
Price: Free! Words: 118,850. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
On her twenty-first birthday, Cassandra entered into unholy alliance with the devil, dedicating herself to sacrificing the souls of the unborn in an attempt to reanimate her twin sister who is buried among the roots of a willow tree. Bryan Laker has researched the eighty-year history of the witch Cassandra. He knows of her grisly quest for the unborn. He is terrified ... his wife is pregnant.
The President's Ninja
Price: Free! Words: 58,120. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In a White House filled with people vying for position and power, who can the President really trust? Perhaps a special ninja who finds unorthodox ways to bring about changes in the way things are done in Washington DC.
Winter Dreams
Price: Free! Words: 66,710. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A Collection of short stories, some strange, some bizarre, others with the faint longing of winter dreams and wonderful adventures. Also as a bonus, includes first chapters of all Mr. Ruggeri's novels.
Offshore Islands
Price: Free! Words: 129,750. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Forces driven by market frenzy and the explosion of Internet technologies created phenomenal wealth in virtual money. At the same time inconceivably large sums of money were derived from crime and drugs with criminal organisations laundering their ill gotten gains via the world’s banking and financial institutions. Virtual reality was never so real and never so ephemeral as on offshore islands.
The Inelegant Universe
Price: Free! Words: 55,700. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A baker's dozen of stories about wives, lovers, mothers, publishers, teachers, petty criminals, pigeons, and fossils of flesh and stone, with settings ranging from the towering Sierra Nevada to the flatlands of Indiana.
Turning Point
Price: Free! Words: 83,940. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Determined men such as Michael Fitzwilliams, spurred on by the encouragement of compelling political leaders, grasped, like so many others, the chance destiny had suddenly thrust on him, his dream of transforming a relatively unimportant regional bank into a multi-national finance and investment institution with a deserving place in the adrenaline driven heart of the London’s square mile.
Turnbull: Based on a True Story
Price: Free! Words: 76,850. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Theo, a turn of the century, South Carolina Preacher's son came from barely anything. Eldred, raised by share cropper parents, came from even less. Their paths overlapped for decades until one ended up dead along a deserted road and the other was sentenced to 99 years in the Tennessee State Prison.
Final Exam
Price: Free! Words: 31,080. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
With college tuitions rising and student loans taking longer to pay off, a billionaire steps in and creates a contest. The prize for the 100 winners: student loans paid in full plus a trip around the world. Join us on this educational journey as we follow 10 of these winners. They have one final exam to take. They will learn that not all lessons in life can be taught from a book.

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