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Said the Spider
Price: Free! Words: 61,350. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
In a small mountain town, an actress without substance meets a runaway without direction. Two wholly different paths collide in a way that will compromise both, creating a journey of secrets, lies and an unbreakable bond.
Dusty Fog's Civil War 1: Mississippi Raider
Series: Dusty Fog's Civil War. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,170. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015 by Piccadilly. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
During the US Civil War, Belle had seen her parents killed in cold blood by agents from the North. Driven by her desire for revenge, she joined the Great Cause. That took her into the heart of a nation cleaved in two, and closer to her parents’ killers. Joining the Secret Service of the Confederacy, she pitted her courage, wits and fighting skills against the Union's best agents.
A Happy Wanderer's Tales
Series: Poetry for Women. Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2018. Categories: Poetry » Gay & lesbian, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
These 9 poems take unexpected turns on their way to showing how the unnamed protagonist comes to self-awareness and inner strength through imagining herself in different worlds. In the end she is strong and secure, able to weather storms, and capable of facing the ghosts that haunt her from her youth as a vilified lesbian. Uplifting and inspiring, A Happy Wanderer's Tales is sure to stay with you.
Chaos, Desire & A Kick-Ass Cupcake
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,420. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
When mystery writer and dabbling amateur sleuth, Sophie Katz's P.I. boyfriend passes up a mysterious stalker case, Sophie decides to take it on herself…just for the drama of it all. But when people involved in the case start dying under suspicious circumstances and the stalker sets his sights on Sophie what started as a recreational undertaking quickly becomes an obsession.
Odyssey Bourne Force - Experience the Journey, the Destination is only the Beginning (Book 1)
Price: $1.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 176,340. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
Odyssey Bourne Force is a top-secret project run by a covert organization possessing mankind's most formidable discovery: an indestructible monolithic stone door uncovered during an excavation in Egypt. Realizing the consequences of its astonishing properties, O.B.F. must now race against time to save Earth from forces that threaten to alter the fabric of life itself. Book 1 of a series.
Anarchy - Episode 1: Checking In
Series: Anarchy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 10,450. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Anarchy - Episode 1: Checking In, Suspect Package. A Bitesize 1-hour read following our dedicated workers behaving like a troop of monkeys on speed. It's another mind-numbing day for the check-in staff at Global Airlines Lite, until the anarchist Rob discovers the suspect package. Rob sets up Major Tom to defuse the bomb and save the day... well, at least that's the plan.
The Escape Artist
Price: Free! Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literature » Literary
What is there to be thankful for, when everyone seems so lost?
Three Avenues of Escape
Price: Free! Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
A short story (1,650 words) about a young man's utilization of several items left to him by his older brother as a means to escape his father's bigotry. Some adult language and implied sexual situations, but nothing overt. This story first appeared in the Fall 2006 issue of the literary magazine The First Line.
Free World Man
You set the price! Words: 11,220. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Addiction, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Here is a story of a man lost to addiction and seeking a way out, a way back to the beauty and innocence he knows is deep, deep inside. FWM takes place at a crucial crossroad where the man has an opportunity to choose another path … but the Fear. The man is deep in the dark night of the soul where fear must be faced and courage cultivated if true transformation is to be accomplished. He is forlorn
Duncan's Last Day
Price: Free! Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Just outside Menger City, the notorious Duncan Stewart Gang plots vengeance. On this night is the annual Solstice Festival, its Man-of-Iron Melee's prize a stolen sword. What hidden plans are fated to clash under the cold light of Menger's Second Sun? A coin is tossed - its side not yet called. But are there only two to call?