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The Betrayal of Times of Peace and Prosperity
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Price: Free! Words: 10,630. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011 by Gone Dog Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Andy does just enough to get by, sometimes less. Between hits from the bong, hallucinogenic shrooms, and eating dog food, Andy contemplates his friend’s suicide attempts, his final days of college assignments, and the importance of his education to his dismal-looking future. By his side are Macbeth-like witches, his meek roommate, and an eccentric professor. And, of course, a girl.
Beautifully Crazy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,530. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
The following is a complete collection of poetry I've written starting with my first poem in 1992 to the last poem I've written in 2010. Every poem I could find that was penned by my hand is in this book. I have poured my heart and soul out in these pages. Enjoy.
Night Whispers
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 8,330. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Poetry whispered from the edge of darkness. Raw and uncensored, the verses here come from the soul. Often troubled, sometimes light, they speak to the fears and darkness in us all.
The Secret History of Nursery Rhymes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,120. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Many nursery rhymes are believed to be associated with actual events in history, and include references to murder, torture, betrayal, greed, and to tyrants and royalty. Reciting them to our children is an enjoyable first step to developing their language skills, the words passed from one generation to the next but the secret histories behind them are long forgotten . . . until now.
Two-Fisted Tweets
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Price: Free! Words: 510. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
Thirty mostly humorous stories, including science fiction, fantasy, horror and romance. Each story is less than 140 characters long (the length of a Twitter tweet).
Diary of a Maggot
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A murder victim makes a tasty feast for a swarm of maggots. But when the maggots become the murderer's next targets, their banquet turns into a killing field. Can a single courageous worm inspire the rest to fight back? A twisted trick could bring down the monster and serve up the meat for a new feast. And the worms' moment of glory might bring the fulfillment of their deepest, wildest secret.
Interregnum
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Series: Tales of the Empire, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 185,520. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
For twenty years civil war has torn the Empire apart. Against a background of war and decay, men who once served in the proud Imperial army now fight as mercenaries. On a hopeless battlefield a mercenary captain tortured by the events of his past, stumbles across hope in the form of a young man. The last scion of the Imperial line will change Kiva forever.
A Pair of Creepy Shorts
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Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A Pair of Creepy Shorts is two dark tales by southern writer, Cal Noble. Includes: "Review" and "Uncollected Temptation" ****** These aren't intended to be knock-your-socks-down and scare-your-breeches-off scary. They are just two very short, dark tales. Comments appreciated.
Life Seemed Good, But....A Collection of Short Quirky Stories
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Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 60,390. Language: American English. Published: March 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Life Seemed Good, but then I am reincarnated as a grilled cheese sandwich, a hand-puppet takes over my life, I am cursed by a potato, aliens give me a fortune and take it away, my pet dinosaur dies from reptile dysfunction, I have to eat brains to stay happy. Cows eat rabbits and turkeys eat people for Thanksgiving. And more!
Self-Preservation
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011 by Secret Fire Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Blue Devers smuggles women out of abusive relationships. He procures new identities and new lives, no questions asked—until one of the women winds up dead at the base of an Oregon coast cliff. The cops will call it suicide, but Blue knows Tamara MacDougall would never have jumped. He’ll find her killer. He owes her that. But he doesn’t expect the nasty turn the investigation takes.