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I Leered At The Carnage
Price: Free! Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A collection of 100 poems by Eric Chase. They are raw, gritty, unique and compelling.
Desert Flower
Series: The Desert, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,620. Language: American English. Published: January 13, 2013 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Bodies have a canny way of finding Samantha Jean Haggert--the first, the dead body of her mama; the second, a naked man in the middle of the Arizona desert. For Sam, dealing with one dead body in her lifetime was more than unfair. Two is downright cruel. Visit old friends in this harrowing sequel to "Desert Rice," in which Angela Scott brings back the characters so many readers have loved.
Forgotten Songs of Avalain
Price: Free! Words: 10,560. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013 by Bard and Book. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The tragic story of how the Lethe, once the most beautiful and gifted of all the sons of man, became the pragmatic and sad people they are today.
Hannah's Voice
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,080. Language: American English. Published: January 7, 2013 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
When six-year-old Hannah’s brutal honesty is mistaken for lying, she stops speaking. Her family, her community, and eventually the entire nation, are ripped apart by her silence. All she wants is to find her momma, a little peace and quiet, and maybe some pancakes. One word would put an end to the chaos... if only Hannah can find her voice.
The Nut Hut
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,280. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In late January, 1971, eighteen-year-old Becky Decker reported for her first day of work at Byerley State Hospital and School, a state-run institution spoken of mostly in whispers. She hoped to make friends, and to "make a difference" in her very first job. What she found during that week was a world of heartbreak and hope in a universe that no longer exists.
False Shadows: Eight Scott Drayco Mystery Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,130. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Scott Drayco had everything going: handsome, brilliant, a talented classical pianist. After a violent act scarred him, he turned to an FBI career and now freelances as a crime consultant, taking on cases others won't touch. From a suspected serial killer who plays mind games with Drayco, to murder and revenge at 20,000 feet, these 8 stories delve into dark mysteries of the human soul.
Blues in the Shadows
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,070. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Blues in the Shadows collects for the first time the published short fiction of Canadian author Bruce Barber. These finely-crafted tales defy categorization into genre, but whether you are a fan of whimsy, fantasy, SF, magic realism, horror, or humour, you will find something here to delight and surprise you.
Lame Ducks
Price: Free! Words: 13,630. Language: American English. Published: December 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A political noir set in L.A., Lame Ducks is the story of two unlikely friends who find kinship in their disenchantment, even as they find themselves in over their heads against the corrupt and powerful.
People Like Us
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,120. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Following a series of bad judgements, Nicolas Keszthelyi finds himself alone and pursued by the forces of law and order in the depths of the French countryside. In a final attempt to secure his freedom, he writes to the police and lays out his side of the story...
Snow Globe (Riverside Tale)
You set the price! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
2100 words. Fletcher Callow has experienced more than his share of misery. He takes solace in detective novels and his personal perspective on Riverside. He desires to be the hero of his story and to kiss the girl in the end. Now the only question is if she is real or a figment.