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Spark and Carousel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 123,510. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016 by Kristell Ink. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Spark is a wanted man. On the run after causing the death of his mentor and wild with untamed magic, he arrives in Cape Carey where his latent talents make him the target of rival gangs. It is there that Carousel, a wire-walker and thief, takes him under her wing to guide him through the intrigues of the criminal underworld.
Blessed Isle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,270. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2016 by Riptide Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
For Captain Harry Thompson, the command of the prison transport ship HMS Banshee is his opportunity to prove his worth, working-class origins be damned. But his criminal attraction to his upper-crust First Lieutenant, Garnet Littleton, threatens to overturn all he’s ever worked for.
Sol Limitis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 184,960. Language: British English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
367 AD - A battle-hardened soldier is sent to the frozen north of Britannia on a personal mission from the Emperor. Conducting a desperate investigation from a hostile garrison on the crumbling frontier of Hadrian’s Wall, Atellus must struggle to survive in a wild and lawless land torn apart by the death throes of an over-stretched empire.
Born Under a Blond Sign
Series: Blond Noir. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,720. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Blond detective Ivy Stern has always had a complicated relationship with Miles Pike. When Miles hears that his younger brother Gilbert has shot five other college students and himself, Miles is obviously devastated. He can’t understand how his brother could have done it, and he hires Ivy to find out what drove his brother to commit the heinous act.
H2Zero: Part One
Price: $1.09 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: British English. Published: June 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In the 21st century, the human race is on the brink of extinction. An event known as the Black Incident has reshaped the world as we know it. Civilisation has fallen into absolute chaos. The government has fallen. Food is heavily rationed. Clean water is now more valuable than diamonds.
Uprising
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,350. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Tensions rise in the Luskaitian Empire's colonial holdings as rebel factions rise up amongst the slave population, all while the shadow of war hangs low over the nation. With threats around every corner and blood in the air, the unstable King Tlaktal of New Tepek must navigate troubled waters and ensure his power remains unquestioned throughout the turmoil of the global Great War.
Marlow: Mango Run
Series: Key West Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,040. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2015 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Detective Rick Marlow is at it again, solving crimes in Key West. Getting his act together. He had cut down to five cigarettes a day and only occasionally anything stronger than beer to drink. He was running nearly half a mile now, a long way from where he had been before he got shot. So when he gets a new case, he’s not prepared for the violence that’s sure to follow.
Incursion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 161,430. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Incursion is the tale of the siege to end all sieges as the greatest war ever to rock the Bahadiri Sultanate erupts. The world will soon be drawn into conflict, all the world's powers left to struggle in unison against the titanic forces of the Luskaitian Empire.
Liberty
Series: Prosperity. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,980. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015 by Riptide Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Alternative history
Scholars of military and international history have long held the destruction of the British Empire’s 4th Skyfleet above the pirate town of Liberty in 1866 to be the first recorded use of modern aetherweaponry and to constitute a turning point in international and interdimensional politics. it is our hope that this narrative is as pertinent as it would have been a hundred and fifty years ago.
When Elves Die : Episode One
Price: Free! Words: 17,350. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
“Every single elf will disappear from the face of the earth.” Princess Carella reads this prophecy in the book of Arcanscape and knows that the Dark Queen will stop at nothing to make it come true. Carella travels with a group of missionaries across the land to offer her gift of healing and recruit other elven tribes to help join the war against the Dark Queen.