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Everybody Loves a Hero
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,810. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010 by Flying Raven Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
What makes a hero? In these ten riveting tales of crime and suspense, Jack Nolte takes the reader on a thrilling journey from the back streets of Chicago to the windy bluffs of the Oregon coast exploring that very question. There's good guys, bad guys, and everything in between. Some stories are dark and brooding, others light and quirky, and some defy categorization altogether.
The Blinddust Collection
Price: Free! Words: 30,010. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
(4.00)
Eight Horror and Fantasy Short Stories from Molecat Jumaway. A Man Struggles with the aftermath of a hostage situation. A woman struggles with the death of her son and Farley Struggles with Faeries. A man struggles with his boring life while Josephine struggles with Sales representatives. Basically it’s about the struggle.
Reboot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010 by Thunder Valley Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
On the eve of his retirement, time travel hero Langford Russell discovers a deadly secret about the program he helped pioneer. Instead of observing history, the program used Lang to alter the past in a plan to exterminate the human race. The fate of the world rests on Lang's aging shoulders as he makes a final trip to the past in a desperate attempt to stop the program before it can begin.
Unexpected Hero
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Bob just wanted to escape his life for a few minutes. He didn't realize that he would be taking a chance on losing it.
Rider
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,030. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
(5.00)
For years the bar at Devil’s Gulch attracted an unsavory crowd, it was no place for a girl even a tough grifter like Kat. But tonight her luck was about to change. When a mysterious Rider appears Kat is thrust into a life of fame, fortune and murder. Now Rider is back to collect his due and Kat must enter a world seething with magic where nothing is what it seems and evil lurks at every turn.
Bob Moore: No Hero
Price: Free! Words: 42,990. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.57)
Super powered humans started appearing 30 years ago. Now, they are everywhere. Bob Moore, Private Eye, dares to investigate those who could incinerate him with a thought. When he is called to help a super from his past, however, he'll be pushed to his limit. When supers and the police think there is no crime, can he get to the truth? Will he want to for the man that destroyed his marriage?
Complicit Simplicity: A hacktivism team fights for human rights.
Series: cyberhug.me, Book 3 · Hacktivism, Speculative Fiction Stories, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,720. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When evil resists a push it doesn't push back, it immediately seeks to destroy. Boldness is required for first limiting and then overcoming evil. Of course surviving is nice too.
Claustrum: Part Two in the Narrative of John of Origin
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,290. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Claustrum, a superhero with a strange power, the ability to control people with strange, elegiac mixtures of words, seemingly randomly shows up in the city of Dioma, not knowing where he came from or why he is there. The city is then beleaguered by the cruel villain Sine Animus, who is immune to Claustrum's powers over words. Claustrum flees the city and is forced to seek his own personal truth.
Luke's Cubby House
Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Renaissance
(3.00)
This short story has been written on the Darwin floods. I see every child as a hero. Luke doesn't see himself as a hero. Then the river floods. If he doesn't do something the bully in his class will drown.
Shameful Innocence
You set the price! Words: 135,470. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00)
In the Summer of 1969 all Steve wanted was to earn a little money and return to complete his senior year of high school. By Summer's end he had determined to commit suicide rather than live with the consequences of his actions. What type of sin would drive a good Christian kid to choose hell over living with himself the rest of his life? It's an exceptional, tantalizing read.