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Miss Lucy Parker and Other Short Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,260. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » General
(4.00)
Miss Lucy Parker is a prim, proper elderly lady. When a Volkswagen Beetle—the new kind, and pink—PINK!—turns onto the winding road that leads to Lucy's farmhouse, Lucy is sure the car contains hippies. Except hippies are not in the car. A woman is, a woman wearing a short, blood-red dress that hugs her body. Thus begins Lucy Parker's great adventure.
Nathaniel's Bloodline
Series: The Asker Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 127,050. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.50)
A novel about Australian First Fleet convicts and their families. Nathaniel's Bloodline is based on historical events in the earliest days of convict settlement in New South Wales. It is also about fair-dinkum Aussie battlers chasing their dreams, and running from gangsters and corrupt law men. Fast moving, gripping action with lots of twists and turns.
One Blood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,060. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Horror » Occult
(4.00)
A supernatural curse torments a group of people unaware of their hidden connections. Get your copy of this Award-Winning Amazon bestseller with over 45,000 copies sold!
Martyr
Price: Free! Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011 by Destruction Productions. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Long ago, a woman could be convicted of witchcraft simply for breathing, it seems. MARTYR is a slightly modern take on the old, familiar witch hunt story. Appropriate for most audiences old enough to know about death.
Inferno: An Inquiry into the Willingham Fire
Price: Free! Words: 32,690. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011 by Lynn Allen. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » True crime
Cameron Todd Willingham refused to walk to his execution. To his last moment he proclaimed his innocence of the arson that claimed the lives of his children. While much has been written of the trial, conviction and execution of Willingham, Inferno is the first exploration of the possible causes of the fire that cost three children, and eventually, Willingham himself, their lives.
The Testament of Lady Silvie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2011 by Pulp Electronique. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00)
I must take a chance on the truth eventually becoming known through this testament, otherwise history will call my bastard step-daughter a virtuous princess, while I and my daughters are vilified. Already I have heard the tales of "Cinderella" rampant in the kingdom, turning that scamp into a martyr among milkmaids and saint for scullery girls.
Slave Empire III - The Shrike
Series: Slave Empire, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,590. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.67)
The Shrike’s mystery has protected him for decades, but now Rayne knows the truth, and she longs for more from her gentle, but aloof husband. If she leaves his protection and the Atlanteans discover his secret, he will die and his empire will fall… Before it does, however, the Slave Empire will exact the most terrible retribution, and even the Atlantean Empire will not withstand its wrath…
Methods of Execution
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Methods of Execution lists and describes the different ways in which humans have put each other to death throughout history. It is recommended reading for anyone with an interest in the death penalty, the macabre, or for fans of horror or gore movies.
Amazing Tales of St. Lawrence Neighbourhood in Old Town Toronto
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,910. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2010 by Frank Touby. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Children were hanged, women without husbands had little choice but to prostitute themselves, clergy and ruling families cruelly dominated a lusty, oftentimes unruly population. The seamy and the sacred united to form one of the world’s great cities: Toronto. Telling its tales is famed local historian Bruce Bell, a uniquely skilled and deeply emotional storyteller.
Corporate Responsibility
Price: Free! Words: 640. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2010 by Jekkara Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00)
A very short science fiction story about getting someone to take the top job, when it means that they could literally be for the chop.