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The Stable Hand
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Price: Free! Words: 1,000. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
When Eireanna Anderson got a summer job as a stable hand the last thing she expected was a summer romance, but expect the unexpected, right? *I wrote this about 2 or 3 years ago, and rereading it I realized how horrible the plot development was. I'm working on a new one, which will be slightly different, but I promise it will be better*
Acumen Of Desideratum
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2010 by Caldwell Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Mike Ross doesn't want to lose his daughter—but his soon-to-be ex-wife might get a job in Virginia, and he knows she'll take Brendi away from him if she gets custody. So—when the ugliest doll in the new-age crystal shop he owns, makes Mike a proposition of granting him one wish—he wonders if he should go with his delusion, or check into the nearest hospital.
WATER and other stories
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Price: Free! Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2010. Category: 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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,910. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2010. Category: 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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,140. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2010. Category: 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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. 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.
In the Dark of the Light
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,460. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Carroll, Oregon, Mid-1970s: Detective Sergeant Susan Hannah is the first female police detective in this small city near the Oregon coast. When a young woman is attacked and dies, Susan soon discovers a series of rapes and a police cover-up that has gone on for years—maybe decades. But this has happened before, during the World War—same perpetrator coming back for more?
Crooked Angels
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 104,910. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
“There is a bridge between life and death and only those most worthy may crossover here.” – Keeper of Souls, Book of Purgatory Seattle, mid-1990s Julia Coles came to Seattle to marry a man she met on the Internet—so goes the official report. But instead of jumping into wedded bliss, she took a dive off the Aurora Bridge. The cops put it all down as a lovesick suicide—cops aren't romantic at all.
To Dream Again
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Price: Free! Words: 100,360. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010 by Aichje Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010 by Kite Hill Publishing. Category: 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?