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Under the Bright Water
Series: Treading Twisted Lines with Darren, Maddi, and Kai, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,020. Language: Australian English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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Young traveller Kai has spent years in search of salvation, a cure for his debilitating curse. When he discovers the cleansing Bright Water and is taken in by the kind priests who keep it, blessings soon become blights as Kai sinks in his crushing need for purity, and discovers the shattering truth behind his curse.
A Larry Comes
You set the price! Words: 45,990. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Historical » General
The most precious thing a spirit has is his own Universe—that internal space and construct where beauty and dream rule; that vista you view before falling asleep at night, that strength you draw on in times of hardship; that inner music that nourishes and revives. What, then, if this Universe could be destroyed and left smoldering? Well, it can. This is the story of one such universe.
Shadow Fade
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,970. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
If you’re insane, do you know it? No. This is the story of three such people. In a blink, their town and their lives, darken under a cloud of savage murders. They find they lie at the nexus of these atrocities. Soon they discover they also lie at the core of their deliverance. Remarkably, one concludes salvation lies in yet another murder.
An Angel Named 'Dog'
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,900. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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The Earth is dying after an unspecified disaster. The land is cold and barren, hostile to the life it once nourished. But there are still a few survivors who hold on to life in any way they can. An Angel Named ‘Dog’ follows the journey of two such survivors; a woman who is simply too stubborn to die, and the mysterious black dog who loves her.
Razorburn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
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Sometimes surviving your youth is harder than it sounds. Surrounded by decadence, 17-year-old Gabe struggles with the remnants of a dysfunctional family and the death of his beloved uncle. His mother, sent to an insane asylum with severe schitzophrenia, haunts the edges of his mind. Is his own mental deterioration inevitable, or will he succeed in taking his own life before that happens?
Breakthrough
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,290. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012 by Richard Stooker. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Madman or savior? Or both? The police take Terrell Boyd to Malcolm Bliss Mental Hospital. Diagnosis: Schizophrenia, paranoid type. Can the paranormal powers he claims really work? What if Jesus Christ returns to Earth the second time, only to have the world drive him insane?
Outskirts of Insanity
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 142,750. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012 by Writers AMuse Me. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Harry is losing his mind. His professional 'hits' are becoming messy, and it'a all the Nagging Little Man's fault. As Harry unravels, the lives caught in his wake grows. Will any of them survive, physically and mentally intact?
Undergrowth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,330. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Occult
A Horror Novella A madness had hung over the Dinbury house for years. After his father commits suicide in front of him and on a public street, Chet sets about trying to unravel the mystery of his father's insanity. What secrets lie hidden in his father's study, full of odd artifacts and books of ancient lore. What is that sickly sound that he hears in the night and why can't his wife hear it?
Vampire Hippie
Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult
My heart is black, hideous like a creature of the night. No light can shine through, no joy can penetrate the impervious shell. I hate for no reason, hate feeds my insatiable appetite for doom. I want only to kill, the sight of blood, the mere smell of it sends me into a rage. I have the craving there is no denying it and the power it has over me is unmistakable. But it wasn't always that way.
Sorrow and Demons
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Horror » Crime
Men drink alone for only two reasons: some to drown their sorrows, others to quiet their demons. A homeless drifter with lethal compulsions, Johnny's reasons for nursing whiskey in an empty Memphis roadhouse are clearly the latter. His efforts to curb his urges are broken when Matt Frost arrives at the hole in the wall bar to escape the despair that has plagued him after the loss of his wife.