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Corn Field Surveillance: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
When Private Investigator Frankie Douglas agreed to shadow Anne Mason to protect her from a serial killer, she had no idea both her life and heart would be in danger. Fast paced and humorous short story from the ebook DEADLY OFFERINGS by Alexa Grace.
Vienna, USA
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,670. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Vienna is a small Midwestern town like a hundred others, but if you look closely, it has its stories: the reporter who survives a lightning strike, the grandfather suffering from ALS, the emotionless bachelor trying to discover what love is. Collected here are five stories from Vienna, where ordinary people encounter the big questions of life.
Cream From Butterflies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a personal story that reveals life in the mid-twentieth century that is mainly peaceful, mostly prosperous, when Americans dreamed big and dreams came true. And on a smaller scale, the story of how a writer can be formed: by commitment to a diary. The writer's five year diary written between 1959 and 1963 is included between essays about growing up in a small Wisconsin town.
The Hollow Tree at Dead Mule Swamp
Series: Anastasia Raven Mysteries, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 15,210. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Anastasia Raven finds a secret hidden in a hollow tree near Dead Mule Swamp. She thinks she's seeing things, as the discovery appears to have come straight from a Nancy Drew story. With some simple sleuthing, Ana catches Jimmie Mosher, whose grandfather used to own the house she has recently purchased, hiding money in the tree. But what else does Jimmie have to hide? (Anastasia Raven Mysteries #2)
Sol
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,600. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
When scientists launch an energy relay probe to the Sun, little do they suspect they have attracted the attention of higher life forms with the ability to wipe the Earth clean in an instant. The Sunlings send an investigator to Earth, Paau Ma Dayeb and he in turn begins the search for the lead scientist. The story soon becomes a wild one with a chase 11,000 light years away and other surprises.
The Fathers We Find
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,230. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
“Charles Ries' novel The Father's We Find reminds me of Frank McCourt's (Angela's Ashes, "Tis, Teacher Man) memoirs with their keen attention to character and strong voice. Ries' characters' voices are ring loud and clear, I can hear them calling, long after putting the book down." ---- Karla Huston Winner of The Main Street Rag 2003 Chapbook Contest
Paddy Plays in Dead Mule Swamp
Series: Anastasia Raven Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,260. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Anastasia Raven agrees to keep Paddy, an Irish Setter, for the summer, she didn't understand the mischievous nature of a large puppy. As a volunteer, she meets Corliss Leonard, and his granddaughters Star and Sunny, whose mother disappeared seven years ago. The girls fall in love with Paddy, but can the dog solve their problems? (Anastasia Raven Mysteries #3, full-length novel)
Insurgents
Price: Free! Words: 70,300. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
How far would you go to help a friend in trouble? Ben Perkins might go so far as to risk his job, but with a friend like David Telano, in the kind of trouble he's in, he'll wind up risking his life.
First Comes Marriage
Price: Free! Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story about a young man who begins to love his new wife after the wedding and the baby's on the way.
Second Sight
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
22 original poems written over a long and rich career, including the poet's reverie of working on the Mississippi ("Deck"), a pithy warning about utilitarian values ("Mute Love"), an elegy for Sylvia Plath, a primer ("How to Be a Poet in Ten Easy Lessons"), a lamentt("Ballad of the Orphan), a dark midwestern "Three Poems from Hell," a toungue-in-cheek "Ballad Fragments," and "Remembering Dreams."