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Mana in the Modern World II - Battle Magic
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fairy tales
This short story is where a Marine sniper discovers that killing magic-users can have strange and most unusual… consequence.
NOBILIS: When The Cronquist Blossomed
Price: Free! Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When their transport ship is ambushed, Commander X’xir must rely on the very species that he has scorned and rejected through his entire military career, humans, in order to save his life.
Punch and Parry
Price: Free! Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
Two CIA agents work alongside a covert U.S. strike team near the Afghanistan/ Pakistan border. They are playing an intricate political game with their adversaries; pitting them against one another while remaining invisible themselves. It's a high stakes life-or-death tactic that they believe they control. Is it possible that they're just pawns in someone else’s game?
Taking Care of Your Own
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,050. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2016 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
It’s just another day in paradise for US Coast Guard Lieutenant Joe Traynor, stationed in the Florida Keys…until he gets a call from his boss, Rear Admiral Jake Barnes. Barnes suspects that some Coast Guard members in Miami have been selling seized cocaine back to the Colombians, and Joe and his team are called in to investigate...if they can just survive long enough.
Freighter's Prize
Series: The Ramblers, Book 3. Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 64,620. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Patric DeBeck is disguised as a tramp freighter captain for the Grand Admiral of the F.W.O fleet. He rescues Dayna Quinn, the admiral's daughter, from a failed diplomatic mission. Patric finds himself fleeing the ambush with Dayna onboard his tramp freighter. Appearances aren’t what they seem. Patric’s ship is well equipped to find out who attacked them and why.
MacArthur Park - A Justice Security Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Megan Beck has been asked to perform a highly top-secret job for Justice Security, assigned by their FBI liaison, Marcus Moore. The job, unfortunately, has to be done on the night of her husband’s birthday.Facing disappointment at missing Dexter’s first birthday since they were married,Megan stoically performs the top secret job. The biggest surprise in "MacArthur Park" is reserved for Megan Beck!
A Warrior's Death, Stories from Antiquity
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014 by Quintessence Publications Ltd. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
For Centuries Roman Legions fought German Barbarian tribes in Gaul. This is a story from the second cohort of the Fifth Legion. Three young men joined the Roman Army and managed to remain in the same cohort for six years. Today they have a crisis as an ambush by the Germans takes them by surprise. Another Ancient World short from A J Burton.
Counting Coup: The Odyssey of Captain Tom Adams
Price: $3.03 USD. Words: 57,050. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
An adventure novel of historical fiction based on the life and exploits of the famous trapper, scout and guide Christopher (Kit) Carson.
Tess Mercury and the Wanton Wife
Series: Tess Mercury, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013 by DC Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Tess Mercury and her posse are the best damn bounty hunters in the west. This is the story of how Lightning Hazel Harley with her arsenal of death rays, stun guns, incendiary devices, explosives and irradiated lizard spit joined the gang and helped them capture the infamous Chicago loan shark, Rudy the Roll Ricone.
Red Filter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013 by LogosMythos Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
“Thousand-one, thousand-two, …” An embedded photojournalist assigned to Afghanistan’s Korengal Valley counts up incessantly. The shura had gone well, but the evening turned out hell. Snap the red filter on and it wipes all blue from the picture, leaving you with nothing. “At least the numbers provide some comfort,” he thinks, “Watch the bright prophet float against the darkness of space!"