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The Dashboard Gourmet
By Paul Montague
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Written by working folks for working folks, The Dashboard Gourmet is more than just a cookbook. In addition to some tasty recipes, this book provides a lunch pail full of blue collar mealtime advice. Find out how to save money, how to eat healthy and how to take some stress out of what should be the most relaxing hour of the workday. A must read for anyone who works outside for a living.
Siding the House
By Michael Jasper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011. Category: Fiction
The often-silenced voices of the various members of a rural family speak out in this story set on a dead-end road in the country, as two white men come to work on their house. "I love summer because I get to ride my bike and run races all day with my best friend Toshera from down the road and I can stay outside until Grandma yells me in for supper."
What Was Left Standing: Four Stories
By Michael Jasper
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,640. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Category: Fiction
Four interconnected stories about rough lives, tough choices, and bittersweet loves. Meet Joey and his Pop (who isn't really his father), Ellie and her boyfriend (who will become her grudging husband), and the odd and intriguing people who come and go over the course of an eventful year in small-town North Carolina.
Explosions
By Michael Jasper
Series: The Wannoshay Cycle. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Category: Fiction
"Of course everyone blames the aliens. But they were working right up until ten minutes before the blast, that’s what really bothers me, and that’s what makes me think it was all just bad timing." A near-future SF story about a mother, her daughter, and how they react to the integration of aliens into their neighborhood, school, and job. Part of The Wannoshay Cycle (also an ebook).
Back to the Old Neighborhood
By Michael Jasper
Series: The Wannoshay Cycle. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Category: Fiction
Continuing the story started in "Explosions," Terri makes good on her promise to find out just what caused the fatal explosions at her former place of employment, the brewery. So she goes back home to her old neighborhood, determined to meet one of the alien Wannoshay, to get the whole story. She gets that, and more in this near-future SF story. Part of The Wannoshay Cycle (also an ebook).
The Pusher's List
By Michael Angel
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 18,140. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011 by Banty Hen Publishing. Category: Fiction
Supermarket worker Colin Webb’s day goes from bad to terrifying when he finds a note scrawled in a child’s hand: Pleze Help Us We R Kidnaped. Colin’s co-workers dismiss the note as a joke. Colin’s boss threatens to fire him if he takes any action. But Colin knows that unless he can figure out who the kidnapper is, any chance of rescuing the victims will vanish without a trace.
Old Friend
By Paul Poulsen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,450. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Category: Fiction
Following a personal tragedy, homebuilder Marvin “Crow” Crowley receives an invitation to small town North Dakota where he’ll undertake his largest construction project yet. But when a local girl vanishes, he feels responsible to investigate her disappearance. With co-worker Jennings Gabriel at his side, Crow uncovers a web of lies that will devastate the small town.
Annelid - Fishing the Moons of Jupiter
By Jason Rizos
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Fiction
An intrepid band of former deep-sea fishermen become astronauts in order to solve the world's energy crisis. A journey to Jupiter's moon, Calisto, turns up an extraterrestrial creature with a metabolic body temperature in the thousands of degrees--capturing it won't be easy. 6500 words
Jiggle Juice and Cleavage
By Daniel Eness
Series: Science Fiction Shorts. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Category: Fiction
A space elevator technician finds himself caught between a world he doesn't understand and a world he doesn't want to understand when he takes on an emergency repair job as he scales the ancient, collapsing old "beanpole" that connects to a freight satellite in the Clarke Belt. Jiggle Juice and Cleavage is a short story of the future past.
Macomb County Water Tower #2
By Howard McEwen
Price: Free! Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Fiction
Standing on top of a water tower with a six pack of beer, a man contemplates his wife and his life after a hallmark of their love is obliterated. He has two paths to choose from: He can fall surrender to the bleakness that he sees around him or he can take action to put right what has gone wrong. BONUS CONTENT: This story contains the first chapter of Howard McEwen's second novel Daddy Issues.