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Toren the Apprentice's Tale, Book 1
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,900. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » General
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Have you ever been swept away by a story? If you have, you know the magic of the storyteller--and you know that magic is real. That is 17-year-old Toren's magic . . but is she brave enough to accept the power that lies within her?
The Same Lonely Songs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,130. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011 by Foremost Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Adventure » General
Like most of us, Cal Connors knew who he was, or at least thought he did, until he experienced too much change in too short a time. His ensuing crisis of identity led him to attempt a brand new life as a songwriter, hitching up with a country band in its wanderings from the Gulf of Maine to the Gulf of Mexico. It's not long before Cal's new world collides with a troubled person's old world.
The Flowers of Keiwha
Price: Free! Words: 54,340. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
200 K-pop obsessed Japanese girls at a language learning programme in Seoul; transliteration of who said what to who when and where in three languages. a handful of foreign guys? an ex-German with a chip on his shoulder? talking green elephant? minor riff on Yale & Seattle.
The Ten Towns
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,890. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A modern fable in the style of a folktale. This delightful story tells of a discontented youth and his crazy, heroic adventures in seeking his imagined Town Where Everything’s Perfect. Timeless themes are raised, such as the innocent abroad, coming of age, the personal odyssey and the utopian quest. Readers of quality literature enjoy “The Ten Towns”, which is its ultimate recommendation.
August Rains: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Classics
"August Rains" is one of my early short stories. John Anderson, a retired principal, visits an old school house and must face the demons of his past. Sentimental, fun.
Blackout
Price: Free! Words: 15,010. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Download, Blackout, a chapbook of stories about the 1995 Chicago Heat Wave. This e-book includes three full-length short stories and three flash fictions related to that historic event. That heat wave set a precedent for large urban areas and how they handle heat-related disasters, a growing phenomenon as global warming increases.
Nights Gone By
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,670. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
In the tradition of Hitchcock, Rod Serling, Ray Bradbury and Shirley Jackson, "Nights Gone By" is an anthology of six horror, science fiction, drama and suspense stories including "Man With an Addiction" and "Through the Transom Light".
Black Light of Day
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,550. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
In the tradition of Hitchcock, Rod Serling, Ray Bradbury and Shirley Jackson, "Black Light of Day" is an anthology of six horror, science fiction, drama and suspense stories including "Dangerous Intersection", "Remembering Train Car Six" and "Act of Contrition".
Returning My Sister's Face and Other Far Eastern Tales of Whimsy and Malice
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,620. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Enchantment, peril and romance pervade the shadowy Far East. In these dozen stories of adventure and magic from the Orient, a maiden encounters an oni demon in the forest, a bride discovers her mother-in-law is a fox woman, a samurai must appease his sister's angry ghost, and dark and light are two sides of harmony. A striking debut collection from Eugie Foster.
The Saltness of Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A Kansas snowstorm forces a car of college students returning home for the holidays to take refuge in the hotel of a small town where they encounter a fellow traveler, who also seeks shelter, and has a story to tell about the consequences of another snow storm decades before when a hideous truth is revealed about an old woman.