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Before You Go
Price: Free! Words: 53,910. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
After a public sex scandal at Tabitha Kelly’s college, she moves to a new city with a new school, convinced she can start over. But she soon realizes the changes are not enough. Tabby must take action to help her heal and move on. Though it sounds crazy, she believes a one-night stand is the best way to take back what’s hers. She finds more than a willing participant when she meets Noah Adler.
Catacombs
Price: Free! Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
A book of poetry is not often easy to create. Thoughts fly by like startled birds in flight and I with my hands out feel only a brisk tickle of a feathered muse. Perhaps it’s easier for some with quicker grasps than mine. For I am sloth slow and cannot crisply snap the fly’s back in mid air. It is left for the young to beat the firing gun. I hang behind like a horse with a shattered shoe.
The Book of Beings: Beginnings (Episode One)
Price: Free! Words: 20,610. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Seventeen-year old Manon knows she’s not pregnant. After all, she’s never had sex. Except she is actually pregnant. Whatever's happened, Manon may just as well give give up her crush Elias, the mysterious boy who haunts her dreams. Except Elias knows Manon's fantasies about him. In detail. Like he's been inside her head while she's having them...
Dare Me Forever (A Solana Beach Book)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,040. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
It’s the beginning of her new life . . . Twenty-three year old Amy Miller has been responsible for her little brother ever since their dad dropped dead and their mom took off six years ago. Now that her brother is eighteen, Amy's ready to fulfill her dream of opening her own stationary store. But the past has a way of sneaking up on you . . . Then an old friend comes back to town--Amy's high
Robot Love (A Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What happens when a robot is blinded by love and ignores Asimov's Three Laws of Robotics? 17 year old Ashley Morgan is your typical girl next door, with a crush on her geeky neighbor and friend, Franklin Dyachenko. She wants to ask him to be her date for their Senior Prom, but he is always preoccupied with Robbie, his robot. Will the robot stand in the way of their love, or push them closer?
Penumbra
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,520. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Forced from both the comforts & the trappings of her former life as a fashion model, hunted by a cadre of sinister, rat-faced business men, Beauty joins a quest with a strange magical creature to save the city & its inhabitants from total destruction. This powerful coming-of-age fairy tale follows the path of a young heroine who chooses to take fate into her own hands for the very first time.
The Millionaire Plan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,640. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013 by Astraea Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Amber Wynters is on a mission. Her parents are nearly bankrupt and it’s all thanks to Amber’s ex-fiancé Rod persuading them to invest in dodgy shares. So armed with a ‘How to Hook a Millionaire’ book she sets off to hook herself a rich husband. Then she meets the drop-down gorgeous Jed Curtess. The attraction between them is sizzling but Jed is only a hired yacht hand. Can Amber ignore her heart?
A Place to Call Home
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,740. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance
fter serving six years in prison for the false charge of manslaughter in the death of his wife, Kurt Jansen must overcome a world of bitterness if he wants to start a new life. Hiring a convicted wife-killer isn't what kind-hearted Molly Finnerty bargains for as part of the prison ministry she supports. Can they overcome the past and find forgiveness and love?
The Winchmore Hill Tales series
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,710. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A collection of 3 modern, amusing short stories based on life around the village green in North London, England. All involve chance meetings and they might just be true...! #1 The Barber of Winchmore Hill #2 The Winchmore Hill Laundromat Lady #3 The Winchmore Hill Dog Trainer (Approx. 10,700 words)
Lol :/ and Other Modern Devised Plays
Price: Free! Words: 33,970. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Plays » American / African American
lol :/ is a comical investigation into how we miscommunicate with technology as revealed by the story of two women reconnecting through Facebook. Also included in this edition: "Truth in Advertising", an emotional commentary on our twisted relationship with advertisements and "Wild World", the journey of two New Yorkers through a harsh city where you are the most alone when surrounded by others.