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Elephant Dreams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,540. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
New York City street urchin Fiona Finn escapes the squalor of the basement of a condemned tenement and travels west on an Orphan Train, but Fiona’s alcoholic father, enraged because she won’t support him by selling herself on the street, follows. In Houston, Fiona flees the train and survives a terrifying incident with a circus elephant, which leads to an unexpected future.
Chronicles of Hart: Escape
Series: Chronicles of Hart. Price: $4.99 $2.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 70,900. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Grace is ready to make a final run for it. When her escape attempt is nearly thwarted again, she finds herself racing through underground tunnels towards her freedom with the help of a friend that she had thought was lost to her forever. How far would you go... for your freedom?
A Prisoner's Dilemma
Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Desperate not to end up just like his father, a felon struggles with what may turn out to be the worst decision of his life. This story was my second round entry in NYC Midnight‘s 2017 Short Story Challenge. The writing prompts in my brief were: Historical Fiction | A Tunnel | A New Father.
We Don't Talk About That - A Riveting Story of Survival WWII
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,020. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Millions of women were abused and raped during the final stages of WW II, and while the attitude among many survivors is "We don't talk about that," this woman has found the courage to place her memories on record. This book describes the author's life for ten years under Nazi rule, ten years under Communism before escaping to the "Golden West". Another ten years later she contemplated emigrating.
If It Kills Me
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,830. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2017 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Her dad’s song became her song—a slave’s song, a wary song of anger without the means of expression, a song of surviving--a song of escape. Like any slave, she’d do what she had to do. “Dad,” she whispered. “Somehow, I’ll get home. If it kills me, I’ll get home.”
Death's Backdoor
Price: Free! Words: 7,430. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2017 by T K. Kozinski. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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Goodread reviews 5 stars Thomas died young, leaving behind a cherished but poor family. Now, his soul is wandering the vast realms of Death in pursuit of a distant hope. There is a way to escape Death and return to the living, but it is perilous and a single misstep would lead to the eradication of his essence.
Prison
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: Australian English. Published: May 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
He awoke to find an unjust world, and he sought to escape only to discover the truth, that there is only one way to bring freedom to the world, and that is to fight the owners of the prison.
Grass-K
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
What happens when nothing on Earth can live on? What happens when everyone finds out?
We Be Whales
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,920. Language: Australian English. Published: May 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
When the invasion began, how do you avoids being caught? How do you escape and where do you go when they're everywhere?
First Snake of the Dwindling Ships
Series: Gods Above and Below. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,350. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2017 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
The Headquarters of the Snakes of the Empire was a blot against the white marble of the Holy City. Akuchi would rather be anywhere but here. Bonding to Prince Cyrille was the best thing that had ever happened to him. It had taken him from this duty and he was so glad. But his old friend Kirran Pekkanen waited for help that only Akuchi could give. Though Akuchi refused to give what he demanded.