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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.
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.
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.
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.
Human Detritus
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,290. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors, Fiction » Literature » Literary
HUMAN DETRITUS is a collection of nine short works about the kind of people we’ve all encountered: a victim. A teacher. A dysfunctional family. A slut and a factory worker. Told with caustic anger and sardonic humor, these are stories of human debris left behind by some and absorbed by others.
Faith
Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Long sleepless nights and guilt ridden days finally seem to be paying off. Faith, a loving older sister, and an increasingly desperate woman finally seems to be reaching the end. This is the last job. One final kill and she can finally find some peace, but like most things in life it may come with a price.
Even a Street Dog
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,130. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Beneath the Las Vegas that America sees on the Travel Channel— nightclubs, famous chefs, rambunctious gambling, celebrities at play—there’s an older, stranger, harder city. These are Las Vegas stories told from the street level, by a narrator who could only have been created by a first-rate author—one of the city’s most-beloved newspapermen, John L. Smith.
Shadows and Substance
Series: The Moon Cried Blood. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: American English. Published: September 20, 2014 by Iconoclast Productions. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
In Book Five of the serialized tale of "The Moon Cried Blood, "Shadow and Substance," things really start to heat up when the Lunae witches start to suffer from frightening dreams and visions, and a new threat, the Dark Luna. Who is she and why is she such a danger to all of the Lunae witches? Shocking supernatural/family revelations abound in the wildest episode of the Moon Cried Blood series
The Darkness Within
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 76,140. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Jonathan Colby is no one’s idea of a hero. Unfit, overweight, weak. A nobody who never wanted to be somebody. But Colby is very valuable to some very bad people. And his beautiful wife and baby son make him a vulnerable target. With those he loves in terrible danger Colby must do exactly as he’s told. Whatever the cost. But everyone has a breaking point. And everyone has darkness inside them...