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The Chronicles of Burntown, Pt. 1
Price: Free! Words: 16,740. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00)
July, 2021. For the better half of a century, the quiet village of Kentsburg, Mississippi has languished in the rural south, largely unknown to the outside world. When the electricity is knocked out following a series of mysterious flashing lights in the fields, several teens go to investigate. What they encounter are deadly machines that seem intended to keep them prisoners of the town.
Tunnels: The Darkest Nexus
Price: Free! Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Global and bizarre anomalies have appeared connecting our world to the barrens of Purgatory. Despite this known fact, folklore has mentioned fragments in time where mortals have been able to traverse through buildings made of stone and granite. Passing through without caution nor resistance, onto territory flooded with creatures brutish and perpetually lost as they too, traverse back to our realm.
Mill's Folly, A Journey with Evil
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 72,950. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Over centuries, Lew Mills, a Grim Reaper, has strategically placed himself into human catastrophes to secure a high score against other Reapers in the game of death. Greed leads Mills to seek wealth and retirement in the year 1865. Spanning 133 years, this saga is set against steamboats, slaves, horse farms, Churchill Downs, and deep sea diving.
Gaia
You set the price! Words: 89,050. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
After the devastation of the Earth, a few survivors collect together to build a new society. Dar, a woman physitian, Nim, a teenager, Nunez, a fisherman, Zik, a young geologist, and Lilit, an ancient woman. Having gone through some hair-raising adventures, they arrive at a green valley, where they meet with an emprisoned community of scientists, technitians and artists.
Survival
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,880. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Some grand-fatherly advise on surviving catastrophic events. NOTE: All of the content of this book plus more is included in "SURVIVAL II". This version remains available for historical purposes.
The Meyersco Helix
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,880. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.63)
"How the hell did we come to where the President of the United States has two minutes to decide whether he will nuke Boston or kill the world instead?" *** “Mr McCoy gets on with the job of telling us exactly what it is like in the Heart of Darkness. He has the soldier's eye for terrain and the soldier's eye for character. This has the ring of truth.” — John Braine Sunday Telegraph
The Strawberry Mousse (A Culinary Catastrophe - #2)
Series: A Culinary Catastrophe, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,440. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Desserts, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Tak is nervous because she'll meet Zen's family for the first time. To impress everybody, Tak and Zen decide to prepare a legendary family recipe of strawberry mousse. However, they first have to organize some organically grown strawberries because the aunt is an avid fan of health food. As they're not easy to come by, things start to get out of control right from the beginning . . .
The Chocolate Cake (A Culinary Catastrophe - #1)
Series: A Culinary Catastrophe, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,870. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
In Tak has invited the man of her life - or so she hopes - for dinner at her home. As she is a passionate cook, this project doesn't faze her until she learns that he has a sweet tooth and would do anything for chocolate. Now dessert is something Tak has never cared for. Out of her depth, Tak organizes a last-minute recipe from her best friend Jenny, and from then on, things spiral out of control.
Drawing Down the Stars
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,990. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
On a dark, frozen world, light years away from Earth, the last remnants of humanity struggle to survive. With no light to heat their world, mankind must rely on Starfire dancers to draw the light from a distant star to warm their cities. Aewit is just such a dancer. She's loyal to her group, but when division among her people threatens to destroy everything she knows, which side will she choose?
Cathartes Aura and the Apocalypse Zoo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.83)
A post-apocalyptic story of a zoo on the day no one showed up. Narrated by a captive turkey vulture. Written in verse. 10 syllables per line, 10 lines per stanza, 10 stanzas per chapter, and 10 chapters overall. The first episode in the series. The narrator must escape his cage and navigate a zoo without keepers or tourists on his way to a world without structure.