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Twisted Edges
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,720. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 30, 2013 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
It was the 14th century in ancient China where the powerful emperor Zyrius lived and ruled. His obedient wife Olla was continually crushed by her husband’s dominant manner. Over the years, she had become used to the way things were. In those days women knew their place and obeyed their husband without question. It was their way, their culture...
A Warrior Returns
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Psychologically damaged by the brutal effects of two world wars, a family is made homeless in 1950 through a breach of his trust by the father’s sibling. Forced to move out of London into a dilapidated cottage tied to a demeaning job in a village foundry, the father remains pursued by ghosts that have haunted him ever since his wartime exploits. Then something inexplicably brutal occurs...
The Prisoner
Price: Free! Words: 20,710. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
(5.00)
The first 50 years of Australia's settlement by the white man was a time of brutality, cruelty, and harshness - not always on the part of the prisoners. One man, transported for a crime today's world would consider minor, finds that regardless of his crime, regardless of his past, he comes to a time when he discovers some things are worth dying for.
Murphy's Heist
Series: John McBride Thrillers. Price: Free! Words: 61,690. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(2.00)
When artist John McBride stumbles on a series of strange events, he finds that the biggest bullion heist since the eighties is about to be committed ...
Given to Glass
Price: Free! Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fairy tales
Goodman Asher has marred his face to show humility. He has sewn shut his mouth. He has broken his nose and cut notches into his ears. Such hurts reward him by summoning a Fay Regent to his mirror. Goodman Asher smiles, for it is rumored that treasure follows the Regent. Only, Goodman Asher misreads the Regent's intention, and Asher's sewn mouth fails to correct the terrible misunderstanding.
Juliet - The Hatmaker's Loves…
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,200. Language: Australian English. Published: February 6, 2013 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Romance » General
Born prematurely, a tiny infant hovers between life and death, too weak to suckle. Her grandmother invents a way to feed her... and she survives. Raped and pregnant at fifteen, trapped in a world of ignorance, she is married off to a widower. in middle-age she find love in a way she could never have dreamed. The hatmaker's loves … a tale of tough men, tougher women, isolation and cruelty!
The Rat
Series: Treading Twisted Lines with Darren, Maddi, and Kai, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 9,910. Language: Australian English. Published: December 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00)
A father drives into the desert with his young son, a small family on an exciting road trip to any police officer or petrol station attendant that looks their way. But this father isn’t the pleasant soul he acts for strangers. And it’s not suitcases weighing down the back of his sedan.
Ottis Frazer - No Ordinary Donkey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Animal Welfare
(5.00)
Follow the story of Ottis Frazer, a very special donkey foal, born in County Donegal, Ireland in August 2012.
Empathy and the Birth of the White Army
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,610. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When James Arsenic awakes, the whole world has changed. His memories are blurs, blurs of things he remembers from his past, but he knows one thing. He needs to run. The white suited men are after him and a strange blue-eyed girl has come to his rescue.
Camelthorn Blues
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
a biographical short story based on real events. a teenager confronts a nazi in the namib desert. cruelty,corruption and discrimination propel him into manhood.