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Silent Night
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,820. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Deb has control of her life; she is dating, her business is flourishing, she has started over with her daughter Christina. It all changes in one day when she learns that she may have breast cancer and that Gary is back. Silent Night is Deb's story, a story filled with suspense, romance and hope. This is the third novel in MH Gerber's Yellow River series.
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.
Snow Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,750. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Comics
“Snow Stories” is a book about snow shoveling talk. The type of conversation one might have with the neighbor after last night’s snowstorm. It takes place in a region that is bitter, bitter cold with tons of snow; Minnesota. Now, meet Joe and Mike, and listen in on these two regular guys as they talk to one another while doing what needs to be done, in their case, shoveling snow.
News from Dead Mule Swamp
Series: Anastasia Raven Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,570. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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News from Dead Mule Swamp is a cozy mystery set in the upper Midwest. Anastasia Raven is running from the pain of a failed marriage, and hopes to hide from the world in an old farmhouse she has purchased at the edge of Dead Mule Swamp. When she finds a hundred-year-old newspaper inside a wall, why is it stolen before she can even read it? (Anastasia Raven Mysteries #1)
Stan by Me
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 54,210. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
"CARPE DIEM! IDIOT." Follow Ollie Schurtz as he ventures back to his hometown of Havendale, Missouri for a Christmas holiday he won't soon forget. After losing his job and nearly being killed by his father, Ollie bends the ear of his childhood friend, Stan Tubbs. The two recall what it was like to grow up in Midwestern America during the 1940’s and 1950’s.
Rampage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,450. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Four critically acclaimed novels...A master of the Midwestern gothic... If you haven't discovered Susan Taylor Chehak: Welcome to Rampage Madlen Cramer has come back home with her two young children to be reunited with her childhood friend Rafe, the sexy drifter who has abducted a four-year-old girl from an abusive foster family, leaving the parents for dead.
Expiration Date & Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,730. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Feeling detached and intrigued by the absurd? Drift through Manipulating Irony, Expiration Date, The Cheesecake, Finding Cat Stevens, Name Games, and Meccaroni. Collisson's vigorous imagination scars with searing perception. Snarling observations of a Wisconsin childhood with realities of living in Asia and the Middle East, Collisson concludes that the universal truth is irony.
I Look Better In Binary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,010. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In the Midwest of the 1980s... being a Jewish girl meant trying to resolve your accidental love of ham with your desire to follow the rules and be a good kid. I Look Better In Binary tells the tale of writer Becky Pourchot's adventures through puberty with poignancy and side-splitting humor.
Smithereens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,580. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
"Chehak is a very accomplished storyteller, always in control of her narrative, which moves ahead with grace and speed. But it's not only the plot that matters to this writer. It's the telling little details, particularly of teenage angst and of domestic life that makes the novel rich. SMITHEREENS is a novel fully worthy of the title thriller. It's hard to put down. It has a kind of dark allure."
House in Motion
You set the price! Words: 9,130. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Paul Callaway brings you his first book of poems and prose in a collection that he's ever so slowly grown since he started writing poetry in 2001. Most of his poems are personal in nature, depicting moments plucked from childhood to present, from work life to love life, and everything in between. With a charm, wit and cynicism unique to him, Callaway puts a little bit of himself into each poem.