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WATER and other stories
Price: Free! Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
PETITIONS: A short story about a homeless man (contemporary fiction). ANGEL’S SONG: A companion short story to the novel “The Thorn”, book one of “The Chronicles of Gan” (speculative fiction). WATER: Based on the account found in the Gospel of John, chapter 5, verses 1-16, and the painting by Carl Bloch, “Healing at the Pool of Bethesda” (historical fiction).
The Atheist Vignettes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,910. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Highly satirical and humorous while scathingly poking holes in the armor of religious belief, The Atheist Vignettes is an irreverent, sometimes didactic, but always entertaining novella of “associative fiction” that weaves short stories, playlettes, news reports, internet chats and other literary forms into a very human story with an unexpected ending. Even the "author" is a character!
The Healer's Stone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,140. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Everybody has something special about them; it’s just that most people never find out what that is. As Gwen approaches her 14th birthday, with a history of witchcraft in the family, she takes a school trip to a Welsh camp. Staying in surroundings steeped in myths of Camelot and Merlin, is it a strange coincidence that characters she encounters here seem like they have stepped out of the past?
Thoughts & Emotion - Poetry Pocket Book
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A powerful, thought provoking set of poems written to stir up deep felt emotion about the people we are or the people we meet.
To Dream Again
Price: Free! Words: 100,350. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010 by Aichje Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » General
Rivals at school and rivals in love, Kerem and Nozam take opposing paths during the war of liberation that ignites their country. When Kerem returns from exile, Sanomi, the love of his youth, leaves Nozam for Kerem and together they witness Nozam's disintegration and the betrayal of a nation’s dreams.
It Hangs There Between Us
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010 by Kite Hill Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Losing what is most precious to her leaves a grieving Lucy struggling to reconnect with her old life and her partner, Owen. As their relationship unravels she realises isolation is not what she wants, but can she salvage what is between them?
The Shadow Fey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2010 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Paula's young daughter Katie was killed in a hit-and-run accident on Halloween night. It's been years, but the holiday still haunts Paula. She hears her daughter in every costumed child and sees her in every dark shadow. Against her better judgment, Paula agrees to go trick-or-treating with her sister and nephew. But there are secrets hidden in the shadows draped across the sidewalks ...
The Underground
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
In a mysterious Ground Zero Green Zone, Trancegirl discovers there are more people going in The Underground than coming out and has to wear a short skirt just to get someone to listen. Dancegirl is paid to dance, when all she wants to do is get into grad school.
The Only Man for Maggie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,580. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
Maggie Rawlings is perfectly happy with her apartment, and she isn't giving it up just because developer Karr Elliot wants to tear down the building, no matter how many fine‑print clauses he invokes. But what if some of Karr's clauses have more to do with Maggie than with Eagle's Landing? Leigh Michaels is the author of more than 90 contemporary and historical romance novels.
Burn My Bonsai
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,320. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Adventure » General
Emperor Hirohito villain or hero? The answer may be in his lost diary. An unsuspecting Danish student is caught in the clutches of an alluring kendo tyrant. Pursued by fervent ultra rightists, yakuza and police, the young couple dash through the back streets and sumo stables of contemporary Tokyo to protect the final diary and maligned bushido spirit of Emperor Hirohito's Japan.