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The Bottling
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,870. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(Short Story) Danger fills the life of Jahnu, apprentice to Kazhaymir the Magnificent, court magician to His Imperial Majesty Fahim the Inscrutable. Under normal circumstances, Jahnu would bask in a life of reflected privilege; however, his master has fallen out of favor. Indeed, when a command performance falls flat, Kazhaymir and Jahnu quickly discover the price of failing to wow the Palace.
Betrayal
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 88,850. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
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The love of Bernardo Lemos for Dora grows intensely, a love he believes is destined to last an eternity - but will eternity prove to be too short, for Dora has a secret. Betrayal is the central theme of this tale of intrigue and passion set over a lifetime in southern Brazil. All the main characters commit an act of deceit in one way or another – but which Betrayal do you think hurts most?
Surpasses Understanding
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 42,070. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A True Story About Finding Love, Forgiveness and Peace in Tragedy
Betrayal: Pendyffryn: The Conquerors, Book 3
Series: Pendyffryn: The Conquerors. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 64,970. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013 by Eres Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
“The best of men…the most treacherous of lovers.” There are many ways a woman can be foolish. Gwennan has proven all but one of them. Her husband has one goal; hers is not so different they cannot find a compromise. Her heartbreak does not necessarily mean she is defeated. His betrayal does not necessarily mean she has lost everything.
Daisy Wong: The Hell of the Time-Travelling Sinners
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,560. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(Short Story, Science Fiction, Mystery) The discovery of a murder victim wedged against the intake screen of a sewage-reclamation plant sends Lt. Daisy Wong on a dangerous chase for the killer. She follows the trail through a mirrored maze of desperate politicians, a slumming debutante, seedy bars, drugged-out body builders, and dope dealers. Her own boss may have even turned crooked.
Daisy Wong: The Runaway Concubine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,670. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(Science Fiction, Novelette Plus a Bonus Novelette) When one of tong boss Snakeskin Wong's favored concubines disappears, he calls in his niece, Space Marshal Daisy Wong, to track her down and return the misguided young woman to the bosom of his family. The trail leads Daisy across the solar system, from dives to resorts. The road is paved with deception, genetic engineers, and murder.
Given to Glass
Price: Free! Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fairy tales
Goodman Asher has marred his face to show humility. He has sewn shut his mouth. He has broken his nose and cut notches into his ears. Such hurts reward him by summoning a Fay Regent to his mirror. Goodman Asher smiles, for it is rumored that treasure follows the Regent. Only, Goodman Asher misreads the Regent's intention, and Asher's sewn mouth fails to correct the terrible misunderstanding.
Daisy Wong: The Hell of the Missing Days
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,590. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(SHORT STORY PLUS A BONUS STORY) When a part-time smuggler and full-time mortician goes missing, Daisy's superiors assign her to find him. The trail begins on Praxis, a Bavarian-themed LaGrange colony. It plunges below the Alpine surface and enters a warren of blind alleys and dead-end tunnels. The deeper she goes, the more certain she becomes that she's entered The Hell of the Missing Days.
Daisy Wong, Space Marshal: The Case of the Extra Corpse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(Short Story, Science Fiction) When Virgil's Little Chapel of the Cosmos, located on the idyllic Lagrange Colony PRAXIS, ends up with one corpse too many, Lt. Daisy Wong, Space Marshal, investigates. She soon uncovers a web of drug smuggling, hijacked shipments, and revenge. At the center of it all is Connie Nine Pipes, tong boss and Daisy's beloved and revered uncle.
Daisy Wong: The Blond Chinaman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,250. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(SHORT STORY PLUS A BONUS STORY) According to Lt. Daisy Wong, space marshal, "Some guys are too Chinese for their own good." Eddie Lau, Martian big shot, wins this year's prize. Only now Eddie's devotion to his Asian heritage has put his wife in mortal danger. Person or persons unknown have kidnapped her and are holding her for a huge ransom. In desperation, he turns to Daisy Wong for help.