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The Harsh Reality of Winter: A Game of Thrones Poem-Story
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Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Jon Snow meets a girl, a girl whom looks too alien to be from Westeros. She mirrors his soul in many ways. Story #1 in the Harsh Reality of Winter fanfic series.
How the ostrich lost his fire and other stories
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Curious about why the warthog shuffles on his knees or how the ostrich lost his fire? Then read on for a collection of short animal stories from the Nama, San, Sotho, Xhosa and Zulu people.
The Jackal and the Sun Child
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,880. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Read about the curious encounter of the jackal and the sun child and learn why the jackal has a black mark on his back. Adapted from stories by the Nama.
The Inkalimeva and the hare
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
The Inkalimeva is a mythical and fabulous creature according to Xhosa mythology. Read about the time when there was a severe drought and the Inkalimeva tried to sneak the food of the other animals!
The hungry lion and the donkey
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Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Free eBook narrating the short Sotho story of the hungry lion and the donkey.
Death Has No Shadow
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Price: Free! Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Avar-Tek Event #2 (short story): When a military accident releases swarms of forger nanites into the environment, Kutisha finds that her lab is their target. As three swarms head her way, the military dispatches hover-tanks carrying human sized robotic mechs. Alone, late at night, she places her faith in the mechs, watching the battle between the big and little machines unfold on her doorstep.
The Weeping Palm Tree
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 25,740. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
It is an African story about a blind pastor, Pastor Adamu Katnyam, who was trained by European missionaries. His assignment was to prevent the power of darkness that was to destroy the destiny of a child that will change the fortune of his community. It is a story that describes a community (Mhiship or Chip) that has never been written about in any formal journal.
I'm Just Sayin': A Poetry Anthology for Life Moments
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Series: Poetry. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012 by Abundant Truth Publishing. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
The poems presented in this anthology express feelings and thoughts accompanying these life moments.
One Was Lost
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,920. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
PATRICK SINGLETON is a man on the edge of a precipice – both physical and spiritual. He is benumbed with grief, due to the unfortunate event that occurred in his life some years back. Determined to end it all, he hangs on the platform of the elevated subway track at Harlem’s renowned 125th Street.
The tale of the three donkeys
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Join Fikile and Jama on their journey to sell their last donkey in a bid to survive the drought that has hit their village...