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The Darlington Substitution
Series: Deed Box of John H Watson, MD, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,890. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Mentioned in passing by Dr. Watson in his account of A Scandal in Bohemia, The Darlington Substitution is a tale of deceit, treachery, and murder most foul, set in the wild Border country of northern England. Holmes and Watson encounter a centuries-old legend which tells of the future extinction of an ancient noble family, and set themselves against one of the most ingenious and fiendish villains
Pucker Up
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,290. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Ivy doesn't want to kiss a dead guy. But, in order to save her town from witch-hunting Eradicators, Ivy must awaken the 200-year-old cursed prince with True Love's Kiss. Only he has the power to fix the wards keeping Salmagundi hidden from the rest of the world. She just hopes she can get through it. Lip balm and breath mints can only help so much.
The Curse of the Antiquus
Price: Free! Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(3.50)
John Hatro and his friend Mark discover indecipherable hieroglyphs while exploring in the Mayan city of Tik'al. They lead them to discover an unknown culture and a terrible curse, but are they really cursed, or simply mad?
Before the Dawn
Series: The Strangelands, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 78,460. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Aline lost interest in fairy tales a long time ago. Now that she's turning 16, she's more concerned whether or not Trevor likes her. But then she starts having strange dreams that blur & blend into reality. She dreams of a dark ballroom where she dances until her feet bleed, where a strangely compelling man tries to seduce her every night with memories of a forgotten past & an ancient mystery.
The Valentine's Day Curse -- A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature, Fiction » Literature
When Lisa’s Valentine’s Day ritual is interrupted by a phone call, she is surprised it’s from someone she hadn’t heard from in many years. What could her ex, Joey, possibly want from her on what could have been their 25th wedding anniversary? The Valentine’s Day Curse is a short story about stirred memories of unrequited love. For some people Valentine’s Day is not always a bed of roses.
Jugular
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,640. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Horror » Occult
(5.00)
"Jugular" is a novelette about a woman whose life has never been normal, from childhood to childbirth. Her mother locked her in a box. Her son is a serial killer. Then things take a turn for the worse and she wakes up dead. Or rather, undead. From there it goes downhill. Way down. WARNING: Some content may be disturbing to sensitive readers.
Melianarrheyal
Series: Shiaran. Price: Free! Words: 108,180. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.00)
Arrek Suyiol is a fearful kretchin boy, the filth of society. He follows Melianarrheyal – a narcissistic young noblewoman who enjoys the power she has over him – on her quest for revenge. But Melianarrheyal's victim is destined for something more. An epic fantasy story about abuse, betrayal, and post-traumatic stress.
The Drought
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 113,890. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Killer heat and a lost baseball, signed by Carlton Fisk, thrust Jared Riley into a dark world where an ancient evil hungers.
Night Wish
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,290. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012 by Secret Fire Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A Faery curse turns Night into a monster destined to kill and devour all who venture into his haunted forest. Allie—the only person who has ever been able to touch his human heart—tries to help him over and over again with terrible consequences. If she can't find a way to save him, both of them will be lost forever. With bonus story "Bones."
Sword and Illusion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,240. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Together Moonrazer and Varian must deal with intrigue, treachery, and even an assassin to help each other and save their kingdoms. However, even love may not be strong enough to save either world from destruction.