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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.
Sand and Ruin and Gold
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014 by Riptide Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The old stories always end with happy ever after. But this isn’t one of the old stories. This is a story of princes and monsters.
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...
Minders
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,410. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Steve sleeps in the darkest of places by day and roams the streets at night, a victim of cutting edge science. His unwanted reality crashes down around him after he receives a cryptic message from another who shares his fate. “They hunt, brother.” Steve must dodge betrayal, clandestine organizations, and others with abilities like his to learn why, after thirty years, someone finally cares.
The Mindwriter: Episode 1
Series: The Mindwriter, Episode 1. Price: Free! Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Kevin Sarcy or The Mindwriter is an ambition mind reader and writer with immense powers and promise, who, apart from ambition, has a very sadistic and egotistical streak. He is a downright bastard.
Dark Sight
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,230. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Horror » Occult
As the only black student at an all-white school, Monique Robinson has always had to prove herself. When her best friend, Victoria is left brain dead, Monique fights to bring her back. But she soon realizes that blurring the lines between life and death comes with a price. Can Monique save her best friend before she heads down a path from which no one will return?