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Gold Panning and other stories
By Ned Tarrington
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2009. Category: Fiction
This collection of five short stories combines both adventure and education suitable for reading with children. Includes “Agate Logs” (a visit to the Petrified Forest), “Gold Panning” (hunting for gold), “It’s a Big Place” (astronomy outing), “Sky Castles” (contemplation of the sky and clouds), and “The Glacier” (understanding the environment).
The bulldozer ploughed on
By Ian Buchanan
Price: Free! Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2009. Category: Fiction
Out on the edge of the desert, things get a bit feral.
Solar Girl and Lunar Boy
By Gabriel Constans
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2009. Category: Fiction
Solar Girl and Lunar Boy is a delightful collection of children stories that taps into their personal inner light to vanquish fear of the unknown (Solar Girl); humorously transforms a common experience from sadness to joy (No Smiling On Wednesdays); breaks stereotypes and teaches earthquake safety in Quake, Shake and Roll; and explores the world of ants and the environment, in As Precious As Gold.
OUR FUTURE - A POEM COLLECTION
By Charles Elford
Price: Free! Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2009. Category: Fiction
This collection of poems ranges from humor to nature to spiritual inspiration. A set of 9 original poems. Suitable for all ages.
The Other Side of the Gun
By Paul Bennett
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 113,830. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2010. Category: Fiction
This is a western about Trace Jackson a black gunfighter in the late 1870's. A stop in Colter Junction forces a fight and he kills the two sons of the man who owns the town. Wounded Trace flee's with a posse in pursuit. He is saved by an Apache maiden, but has no idea that dark vengeance is tracking him in the malevolent form of Mitchell Colter, leader of the most dangerous gang in Arizona.
Winning His Spurs
By Roger Kean
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 87,980. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2010. Category: Fiction
1191: In a clash of two faiths, a boy knight destined to be a hero…Cuthbert, hungry for adventure and glory, joins King Richard on his way to free Jerusalem from the Saracens. Even before reaching their goal the Crusaders are torn by jealousy and intrigue. Cuthbert finds that chivalry and honour are little valued as he faces desperate obstacles to his quest for knighthood and his own castle.
Fabric of the World
By A M Jenner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,000. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2010 by The Electric Scroll. Category: Fiction
A dangerous birth. A powerful man. Orphaned at three, Quibell struggles to control the power he was born with. Overcome by emotion at a public Burning on his seventeenth naming day, he lashes out. Fearing for his life, Quibell flees Turpan, only to be captured by a band of desert nomads. Can he bring justice and freedom to Turpan, or will the evil Mages who murdered his mother remain in power?
I Turned Taranis, and All I Got Was This Lousy T-Shirt!
By J. R. Calvo
You set the price! Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2010. Category: Fiction
In the distant future, our hubris brings about the Reaping, a cataclysm tearing the world asunder. This next installment of Resonics follows the sisters, Matilda and Angel. Two Untuned Resonators on the run, hidden by the Aural Underground from the Paladins. Can they stay ahead of the coming storm?
Dust
By Robert Williams
Price: Free! Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2010. Category: Fiction
Billionaire adventurer Stan Owens has everything, success, fame, all the luxury money can buy... until a plane crash leaves him stranded in the desert. Alone in a hostile environment, he makes a horrifying discovery in the desert wastes. This is a frightening new short story by Robert Williams, the acclaimed author of "Peculiar, MO."
Heritage & Empire
By Tom R Baynham
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 100,020. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2010. Category: Fiction
When Watch Captain Eldeen Crowther receives an invitation to the funeral of his enigmatic relative Jacob, he sets off on a journey of danger, politics and self-discovery that will decide the fate of two nations.