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The Brief, Happy Career of Judas Talbot, Circuit Riding Preacher
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Western
Judas Talbot, the 22 year old youngest of the Talbot boys in the 1860s Texas panhandle, mistakes the primal urges in his gut for a calling to preach the gospel. He hits the circuit where he finds the women amenable and the men bad shots. Thankfully. If you enjoy laugh-out-loud humor, come along.
Quick Fix
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
The lazy person's approach to life.
Smoking in Elevators
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 11,840. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
In this new book of poetry by acclaimed author and poet, Charles O’Hay, he delivers, yet again, what Kirkus said in regard to his first collection, FAR FROM LUCK, “…gritty, keen and sympathetic without being condescending…Some of his imagery is especially striking, made all the more so by his clear, straightforward language throughout.”
The Common Good: A Collection
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,400. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
In this collection of five stories, you'll find a hit-woman who inadvertently recruits a bored youth into service; a story of pure, extremely adulterated human nature; an incident in a waiting room; a living vision on a pier in the dark; a cautionary tale that is uniquely and unfortunately American.
Sucker Punches
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,390. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Mystery authors Carolyn J. Rose and Mike Nettleton serve up 32 short stories featuring detectives, killers, ghosts, radio deejays, thwarted authors, bungling criminals, Harry Houdini, Santa Claus, insurance salesmen, young lovers, talking vegetables, mistaken assumptions, and paranoid conclusions.
A Way Down
Price: Free! Words: 19,690. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Two aggressive and powerful CEO's decide to take a trip to Madagascar to get away from their hectic lives. While doing so, their plane crashes. With the pilot missing, the two CEO's awake in a strange village with even stranger inhabitants. While trying to find a way home, the two find out that the only way home could cost them to stay in the village forever.
Strange Love / Romance Not For Sale
Price: Free! Words: 54,640. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Eighteen stories of aching realism reveal the mysteries and perils of romantic promise. These are lyrical, sometimes magical stories whose characters are nevertheless "fully fleshed out... living and breathing"; who crave, and sometimes find, light in the labyrinths of the heart.
In Heaven's Glorious Bosom
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Uncle Arthur is about to be revived from his untimely death of some years since. Dog Merdo is about to challenge death at the same time. Death is the only place that the two socially different people, could ever possibly meet in the equality of the soul of each human individual. While Uncle Arthur's vision of bosoms is only ever figurative, Dog Merdo's is more practial and direct.
A Kierkegaardian Reading of David Foster Wallace
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,750. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile
A Kierkegaardian Reading of David Foster Wallace explores selected fictional works of David Foster Wallace through a critical framework developed by Kierkegaard. It seeks to highlight the similarities in their approaches to the problem of irony, as well as in their strategies for overcoming it.
Gin and Ambrosia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,440. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
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As Aki, Blake, and Keisha begin their last semester at Axis University, they realize that they've had it easy so far. Soon they're going to have to face the real world, worrying about jobs before they can think about any coming war. Worst of all, some friendships can't last past college. That's assuming they can survive to graduation, because everything they've done is coming back to haunt them.