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Since the Sky Blew Off - The Essential G. Wayne Miller Fiction - Vol. 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,840. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Dark explorations of alienation, madness, the afterlife and post-apocalyptic existence in this first volume of the collected short stories of G. Wayne Miller. Best-known for his critically acclaimed non-fiction books (King of Hearts, Toy Wars, etc.) and documentary films (Behind the Hedgerow, etc.), Miller confirms his passion for fiction in these ten provocative tales.
Indoors
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Price: Free! Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
For his fourth forgotten tale, Jake Murphy digs deeper into the realm of human psychosis by recounting a scary affair involving an old mansion, a stormy night and a weird painting…
Wagging My Redshift Tail - A Philosophy of Madness
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Price: Free! Words: 91,640. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychopathology / schizophrenia
It's work of philosophy and literature; the book "Writing and Madness" suggested that, after madness was set free from the insane asylums in the 60's, it's new home is literature, where it cannot talk directly to us, but instead intimates itself to us through the mysterious altars of the odd lives we read about and try to piece together.I have given my madness a home in "Wagging My Redshift Tail".
Dug Up
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,860. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Come enjoy tales of horror from the crypt of Jerry W. McKinney. Six stories of terror including the original version of "The Feed". With a special foreword by the multi-talented Lori R. Lopez (author, artist, editor, poet and friend). So just curl up in the fetal position and enjoy.
Indian Summer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,560. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
What do you do when your best friend comes back from the Peace Corps crazy? When he declares that he loves Indian movies and is suddenly talking in an Indian accent? When he wants to drive you across the country to meet an Indian girl he is madly in love with, and then, halfway across that country, in the middle of nowhere, he starts getting in fights, dancing and singing with windmills?
Prodigal Aberrations
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,300. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
In a Wonderland prior to madness, there is one patch of darkness in the otherwise peaceful land. As the holder of part of the Everlocke, an ancient item of limitless power, Lillibeth Satin's anger has changed the world permanently as she searches for the one child who ever bested her. A case of mistaken identity puts Alice in her sights as the tendrils of her madness reach into our world.
Skull City
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Price: Free! Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
October 3. It's opening night at Skull City, a haunted attraction just outside Pittsburgh. The pay isn't much, but it promises to be easy, seasonal work. Wear a costume, scare some kids. But a different breed of fear lurks within the walls of this spook house. It's a fear you know well. The haunted owner, his troubled past. Inside, you will learn, Skull City is an anamatronic roadmap of insanity.
Stories For Kids By Kids
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,440. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
This book is like a little library filled with exciting stories. There are many different genres for you to explore, including adventure, science fiction, fantasy, romance, poems and historical. Stories For Kids By Kids is a delightful and fun filled book written by talented young authors and illustrators. It is a great book for any young readers. You're sure to find stories you'll enjoy.
King Lear In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,850. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
King Lear descends into madness after foolishly disposing of his estate between two of his three daughters based on their flattery, bringing tragic consequences for all. Sound like a good story? It is…if you can understand it. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of King Lear.
These Hands of Mine
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
The long friendship of Jeremy and Sarah is tested with the death of Sarah's fiance Todd. Where does the line between love and obsession lay?