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WATER and other stories
Price: Free! Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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PETITIONS: A short story about a homeless man (contemporary fiction). ANGEL’S SONG: A companion short story to the novel “The Thorn”, book one of “The Chronicles of Gan” (speculative fiction). WATER: Based on the account found in the Gospel of John, chapter 5, verses 1-16, and the painting by Carl Bloch, “Healing at the Pool of Bethesda” (historical fiction).
The Ninth Lost Tale of Mercia: Runa the Wife
Series: Lost Tales of Mercia, Book 9. Price: Free! Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Runa expects to live her entire life isolated in the woods until she meets Thorkell the Tall. She tries to conform to society through a traditional marriage, but at a very high cost to them both. The Lost Tales are ten short stories set in Viking Age England (and related areas). They introduce the characters of the novel, "Eadric the Grasper," but each story stands alone.
Les ombres de la nuit
Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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On a winter's night, people gather around a group of bridge players. Unbeknownst to them, in the corner of the capacious chamber, two former lovers meet: their objective to subjugate the other.
The Bride Price
Series: The Civil War Brides, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 89,180. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
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Sophie Ford thought she was sleeping in the arms of her beloved husband, Jamie. However, she has woken to find herself in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 1863, without explanation as to how she got there, or where her husband is. She rejoices when a soldier, looking identical to Jamie, arrives. Can she break through Jamie's barriers and bring his memory back?
Clan - es wird Dich überzeugen...
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,430. Language: German. Published: September 14, 2010 by Red Cap Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Ein ausgelaugter Geschäftsmann gerät mit seiner Familie in unglaubliche Gefahr, als sie in Ereignisse verwickelt werden, die ihren Ursprung 700 Jahre in der Geschichte des schottischen Grenzlandes haben. Mystische Wesen und die Macht in der modernen Welt spielen eine Rolle beim Kampf der Familie, ein kleines Kind zu beschützen – ihre einzige Waffe ist die Kraft ihres CLANS.
Midnight Marriage: A Georgian Historical Romance
Series: Roxton, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 107,040. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2010 by Sprigleaf. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency
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1760s England and France. Julian and Deb are hurriedly married-off as teenagers. Julian is then banished to the continent, Deb returned to the nursery and told her midnight marriage was just a bad dream from the effects of laudanum. Nine years later, Julian returns incognito to claim his bride. Can their marriage survive such a calculated deception? Stand-alone book 2 in the Roxton Family Saga
The Witch Awakening (Book One of the Landers Saga)
Series: The Landers Saga, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 146,270. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
The odor of burning flesh and the screams of those condemned to the flames disturb the dreams of young Safire of Long Marsh. Safire struggles to keep the curse of her psychic abilities secret, lest she be burned at the stake as a witch in her native land Cormalen. Forced to keep her talents hidden instead of learning how to use them, Safire is ill-prepared to face the evil that awaits her.
Headless Ed
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2010 by Doublethumb Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Historical » General
On All Hollow’s Eve, during the first autumn of the Civil War, a young deserter meets a widow at a lonely Appalachian cabin. She warns him of a local monster that had once been a famous horror writer believed to have died in October 1849. A monster that must replace his head every Halloween.
The Commander's Desire
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,840. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2010 by Diamond Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00)
Princess Elwytha wants revenge on the monster who murdered her brother. In a false exchange for peace, she offers herself in marriage to the enemy Prince. The plan? Kill the Prince’s battle-scarred Commander—the man who ended King Thor’s life with one filthy sword thrust through the back. To her horror, the Commander agrees to take Elwytha as his bride....
Love, The Critic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,410. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
(3.50)
Elizabeth Tate once dreamed of being a poet—until her poetry received scathing reviews from someone known only as The Critic. Now, she simply wants to forget that humiliation, marry, and put the past behind her. Unfortunately, it's easier to say than do as she finds herself attracted to a man who may be even more of a perfectionist than The Critic!