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Desert Flower
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Series: The Desert, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,630. Language: American English. Published: January 13, 2013 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Bodies have a canny way of finding Samantha Jean Haggert--the first, the dead body of her mama; the second, a naked man in the middle of the Arizona desert. For Sam, dealing with one dead body in her lifetime was more than unfair. Two is downright cruel. Visit old friends in this harrowing sequel to "Desert Rice," in which Angela Scott brings back the characters so many readers have loved.
I Leered At The Carnage
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Price: Free! Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A collection of 100 poems by Eric Chase. They are raw, gritty, unique and compelling.
Shimmering (The Dark Origins)
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Series: The Dark Origins, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,610. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Ember Reed is a shape-shifter that can't Shift, earning her the nickname the "sucky spook" at the Sagefall Rec Center. But lately she's been developing a new ability that is unheard of for her kind and the people she trusts most are telling her it's wrong. Not only that, spooks are going missing and Ember finds that her and her friends may be next to disappear.
Act Of Contrition
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,450. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013 by Turquoise Morning Press. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The argument ended as blinding headlights bore down on her. The steering wheel spun beneath Jenny’s fingers. A horn blared, and then…nothing. Jennifer Barnes wakens to learn she is the sole survivor of the crash that claimed her husband and eight-year-old son.
The Crush
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Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
This short-short romance story was originally written and posted on my blog in early September 2011.
Take Off
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Price: Free! Words: 24,460. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Relocating after the disaster in France, Jin and the Paris Talents try to get affairs in order. But are they ready for worlds to collide? Ken finally crosses paths with Jackson Gadamer and the rest of Jin's teammates, and it isn't pretty. Sky might be out of the picture for now, but it's going to be hard for Jin to win Ken over if the distrustful young Talent decides to label him an enemy...
A Real Man - The New Year's Eve Club
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Series: The New Year's Eve Club, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,350. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Making use of the New Year’s Eve Club list of the perfect man, Melissa adds a few personal attributes then sets out on a foggy night to follow her dreams. Crash! An EMT brings her around to find she’s been in a terrible accident. The soothing familiar voice belongs to no other than her high school boyfriend, Matt. After all these years, could he be her real man?
Shrapnel
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,430. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013 by Evernight Teen. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
It’s been six years since Dylanie and her family visited a Civil War site and the place came alive with cannon fire. Problem was, no one could hear it but her. Now she’s sixteen, her dad’s moved out, her mom’s come out of the closet and Dylan’s got a spot on Paranormal Teen, a reality TV show filming at historic Oakleigh Mansion.
Last Class
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,800. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Last Class is a comedic novel about lust and love, authority run amok, and teenage rebellion. A gay high school student launches a multimedia protest against narrow-minded teachers, his tranquilized monkey classmates, and a totalitarian high school principal. The protest snowballs into a full-fledged rebellion that rockets a tiny town from obscurity into the bizarre glare of unwanted stardom.
A Summer of Love
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 77,890. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Successful artist Jonah Briggs is a man who has made mistakes. Aged just eighteen, he was sent to prison for two years, leaving his first love, Sally, to wait for his return. But at eighteen, two years seem like a lifetime, and some promises are hard to keep. When Jonah reappears in her life, Sally finds herself torn between him and Ewan, divided between loyalty and passion, duty and love.