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The Masked Family
By Robert Jeschonek
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,280. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2010. Category: Fiction
Meet Cary Beacon, a super-hero in his own mind. Cary's mission to rescue his kidnapped step-kids leads him to Mexico, where he teams up with El Yucatango, a gonzo masked wrestler on a mission of vengeance. As Cary and El Yucatango fight the battle of their lives to save the kids, Cary's disappearance forces together his fractured family back home, torn apart by a fiery tragedy years ago.
The Bad, The Good and Two Fly Fishing Women, and a Life-Changing Day on a River
By Randy Kadish
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2010. Category: Fiction
When Amanda's mother deserts her to be with a new man, Amanda is hurt. She loses faith in the world, especially when her loving grandmother is diagnosed with cancer. Amanda struggles to find answers, and then on the banks of the Junction River she, along with Shana, her adopted dog, and Vernon, a grieving alcoholic, experience an unexpected, terrifying event that helps her learn to forgive.
Imeros
By Paul Hina
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,980. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2010. Category: Fiction
After the death of a colleague, aging poet Jacob Schorr begins to worry about his recent struggles to write. He had long since lost the inspiration that made his first book, Imeros, a success. This early success was driven by the desire to recapture his love for Melissa--his college fiancee. Now, as a college professor, he begins to look around campus for something new to desire. He finds Joelle.
Until the Deep Water Stills: An Internet-enhanced Novel
By Michael Robert Dyet
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,150. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2010. Category: Fiction
The lives of Katherine, Jayce, Bryan and Faith converge toward a tragic event as each struggles to decipher the intricacies of love lost and love found. Each discovers in their own way that love is the living core of human existence and that how we love defines who we are. Unique fusion of a print novel with an optional online companion featuring text, images and professional audio recordings.
P.E.A.C.E on Earth, Volume One
By Barbara Murray
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,350. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Category: Fiction
It is 3 million AD and the Noan have arrived on Planet Earth. As archaeologists from a far-away star system, they often travel to uninhabited planets, conduct archaeological expeditions, and move on. But here on Earth things begin to go awry, compelling Mathyu of Noa to write his colleague Ethyl of Noa, "It is as if we have disturbed the very fabric of the earth - and now she is waking up."
The Holy Terror
By Wayne Allen Sallee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,480. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction
"Crippled and insane, I am the American Dream!" Evan Shustak is on the hunt for the "Pain Killer," who is taking out Chicago's "invisible people" one by one. Evan and a mis-matched band of would-be saviors fight to protect their own, while the author leaves us wondering - is the killer evil, or is he a hero too? Painful to read, brutally honest. Reminiscent of Flannery Oconner.
Crow's Nest
By Irene Watts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Category: Fiction
A dark yet humorous tale of existential despair. A lost swimmer climbs aboard a black boat and becomes a source of entertainment for seasoned crew members grown pathologically bored with the infinite.
Resurrecting Proust: Unearthing Personal Narratives through Journaling
By CoCo Harris
Series: Telling Our Stories Press. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,810. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011 by Telling Our Stories Press. Category: Nonfiction
~Bridges the journal-memoir connection ~Suggests techniques along with an array of story-generating prompts ~Provides an excellent resource for extracting expressive and creative personal narratives ~Mines the depths of which personal writing can play an integral part in unearthing your life stories ~Helps you to follow the story of your inner life To the place where memory meets insight
Has the World Ended Yet? (story)
By Peter Darbyshire
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2011. Category: Fiction
A short story about what happens when the angels come but don't do a damned thing. From the author of the critically acclaimed novels The Warhol Gang and Please, which won Canada's ReLit award for best alternative novel.
Deja Yu Makes the Pain Go Away (story)
By Peter Darbyshire
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2011. Category: Fiction
Zombies meets Mad Men meets Raymond Carver. What more do you need to know? From the author of the critically acclaimed novels The Warhol Gang and Please, which won Canada's ReLit award for best alternative novel.