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The Stone Key
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,330. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2018 by Gabi Anderson. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Time travel, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
When an ancient artifact whisks Arden almost eight hundred years into the future, she not only has to track it down to get home, but also fight to keep it from falling into the wrong hands. An artifact, a medieval maid, and a skeptical professor. The only thing stronger than time is love.
Late-K Lunacy
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 143,430. Language: American English. Published: March 3, 2018 by Petra Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment
Set in a midwestern American university town, fictional pre- and post-apocalyptic events lead up to the mid-2030s. Will climate change, the breakdown of myriad systems, and a global pandemic grip the world? Complexity science lends frightening authenticity as the story unfolds, while Bernard challenges readers with a jarring but not hopeless vision of tomorrow.
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,810. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2018 by Propertius Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Coming of age
A small group of soldiers enters Vassar College, courtesy of the GI Bill, and each attempts to settle into civilian life. A clash of cultures combined with readjustment battles amid the creative intellectual world of academics during the beginnings of the McCarthy era makes for an engaging story, as these good men are forced to examine long-held beliefs of freedom, patriotism, and service.
Centrifugal Force
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,180. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
With the European Union at stake, blackmail could negatively impact a crucial vote in the German Parliament unless Gervas recovers an irreplaceable relic he left in the United States on a lecture tour a lifetime ago. He knows who took the piece of history he once flaunted—the woman who had stolen his soul. He only hopes she still has the ring.
Spact Cadets: Graduation
Series: Space Cadets. Price: Free! Words: 8,970. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Coming of age
(3.00 from 1 review)
The six friends whose first-year project at Space Academy resulted in a "breakthrough" are poised to graduate and enter one-year internships at various sites around the solar system. But the onslaught of families arriving for the celebration, anxieties over grades and internship appointments, and a recalcitrant AI, combine to create a commencement that no one will ever forget.
I Say Tomato: Patrick Swayze Makes a Medium
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,230. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
She was a scholarship academic, an expat in America. He was a dead world famous movie star. They were unknown to each other. In the small college town of Ithaca, New York, over five weeks in 2010, Jodie Archer met the late actor Patrick Swayze. He had died in September 2009. His mission was to make her a medium and convince her to tell the world. This is the story.
Dirty Laundry: The Jamie Brodie Short Stories
Series: The Jamie Brodie Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,980. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Here are 32 short stories that take place in the Jamie Brodie Mysteries universe, most of them never previously published. Spanning from 1974-2017, the stories tell of first dates, first loves, and first meetings of lifelong friends.
Off Tom Nevers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,660. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
At his New England boarding school, a teacher makes a misstep on-line that renders him jobless and homeless. Amidst personnel and discipline issues, an alum from the White House returns to campus with unexpected consequences and a terrorist threat involving a student emerges while issues of race and class simmer. Some actual independent schools appear here, and things come to a head on Nantucket.
Promoted to Death: A Jamie Brodie Mystery
Series: The Jamie Brodie Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,850. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Elaine Pareja didn’t have fans among her colleagues in the psychology department. When her promotion application is denied and she is fired, no one is sorry. When Elaine is reinstated for no apparent reason, it causes a revolt. When she is killed, her colleagues become suspects. But Elaine was a keeper of secrets. Jamie Brodie, Sheila Meadows and the cops search for the one that led to her death.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,940. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2017 by Fomite. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When a college dean’s affair with a student goes viral, two feminist students decide to take vengeance on the school by taking a hostage, and barricading themselves in the administration building. #triggerwarning is a raucous trip through gender politics and academia told from various perspectives, including those of campus buildings.