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Phoenix: The Rising
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,350. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013 by Evernight Teen. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Every 300 years, the immortal Phoenix returns to Mono Lake to be reborn—but this time it didn't return alone. The Nephilim are back in force, trying to keep it from being reborn so one of them can claim its immortality. But first they have to figure out who the Phoenix is—and any red-haired, green-eyed, seventeen-year-old in the area is fair game. And so, the killing begins... 14+
Short Flights of Imagination
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,580. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A collection of short stories emerging from the imagination or wishful thinking of the author. Enjoy simple, one or two page stories, in addition to the longer story of young boys growing up in southern Illinois during the coal mining years. Also enjoy the mystery and intrigue of murder in the gay bars of San Francisco and Angola State Prison.
Dark
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012 by Twice Told Tales II. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Horror » Crime
Rick Falls is a newly minted manager at the Seven Stop convenience store. To celebrate, he and his lucky lady are going to the movies. Tonight is not the night for a drive, however. They are being stalked by a pair of rednecks with an ax to grind. What happens is quite "Dark" indeed.
Trash Corps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 143,080. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Kellan Quirke's freedom is ripped away from him when at the age of fifteen he is forcefully conscripted into the Trash Corps, an army of laborers controlled by the Colonial military. With the help of his new friends and some very special mushrooms, he learns to become a true leader.
Far From Over
Series: Breaking Out, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 81,300. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
It was all that Matt Lamont could do in keeping his life separated from his past, but now things were far from over.
Ellipses...
Price: Free! Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(3.00)
Lube up, dear reader, because this is the story that happens when the Muse starts talking dirty to you. This is a ten minute fellatio for your mind - sloppy and in your face. This is…
When Minds Collide (Phoenician Short #0.1)
Series: Phoenician Series, Short 0.1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,590. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012 by Phoenician Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.55)
Can two men co-exist inside one mind? Andrew Caine and Joshua Scherrer can barely co-exist outside, on the same planet. After they're involved in a fatal car accident, the enigmatic native Phoenicians have sent someone to "help" them blend together, into a new man. Can they accept the new existence together, or will their minds collide as fatally as the car crash that killed them?
Retribution: A Mafia Romance (Blood and Honor, #2)
Series: Blood and Honor. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,040. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
An Interpol agent playing a dangerous game. A Mafia princess desperate to escape. A man determined to exact retribution... Intent on imprisoning his Mafia don father, Nick Clarkston poses as a dirty agent and allies with another mobster. But when he falls for the man's alluring daughter, will Nick's unrelenting drive for justice get them both killed?
Tidewater Moon
Price: Free! Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(4.50)
Two homeless teenagers carve out a thin existence on a New England beach, preying on the tourist life around them as it preys on them. This literary "slice-of-life" short story is gritty and dark.
Knife's Edge (Children of Legend Book 2)
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 10,890. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Maria Perez gets tangled up with the Dragon's new Leader, James Durham. He makes her an offer she'd be wise not to turn down, one that has her dancing on the knife's edge between life and death.