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The Ballad of Penumbria I: A King's Ransom
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 93,300. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The kingdom of Penumbria is a hopeless land, where every citizen is a slave, and the regent, Duke Botewulf Blagden, rules with unpredictable cruelty. A young serf-turned-thief named Dava finally despairs of life and seeks to end his misery in the sterile desert of the Endless Emptiness. But a seeming chance encounter with three strange travelers sets him on a path from the gutter to the throne.
Playing with Shadows
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Price: Free! Words: 20,690. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012 by Less Than Three Press LLC. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
In a matter of months, Corin be able to return home and leave his miserable days in the temple behind him. He's tired of lazy priests, and of stories of demon shadows that move of their own volition. Then Corin starts to see things, the priests begin to act strange, and he begins to wonder … is he losing his mind, or are the shadows more than they seem?
Company of Stone: A Memoir
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 107,650. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Best-selling author, and movie actor, John Rixey Moore explores the unexpected lessons learned in the strange but rich monasticism of forgotten men a brotherhood housed in crumbling medieval masonry, and, one shared in the dangerous rocky depths of the gold mine. An engaging adventure of discovery is full of unexpected surprises, a call to adventure that lives at the heart of human nature.
The Power to Heal
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,780. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When a plague ravages the city of Corthana, Keirdan is stretched to the breaking point as he juggles supervising the exhausted monks at his monastery and caring for the sick and dying. When the mystical Bath Stone arrives at the monastery, Keirdan faces a new dilemma. Do he and the monks rely on the power of the relic to help their desperate cause, or do they keep faith in their goddess alone?
At the Gates
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Price: Free! Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
A short story about a young man who enters an English monastery in search of a better life and ends up trapped in time.
Those Gorgeous Ghosts: Prize-winning Stories with a Catholic Flavor.
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You set the price! Words: 48,310. Language: British English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
Set in locales as diverse as Italy and the Falklands, Siberia and Golgotha, these fourteen stories teem with as much life as the oceans on which many of them were written. The author’s background as a merchant seaman and teacher provide the canvases for these absorbing, plot-based stories. Most have won prizes in international competitions.
My Hero
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,520. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Raised in the shadow of his warrior brothers, Sir Garth de Ware has retreated to a life of peace in the Church, seeking refuge from the unbridled desire of his youth. But a beautiful healer from his past—newly widowed Lady Cynthia le Wyte—sweeps into Garth’s humdrum life, reawakening his passions and challenging his vows, forcing him to choose between his holy calling and the calling of his heart.
A Kiss at Vespers
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 15,250. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013 by MuseItUp Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Asta stows away on a ship to Ireland, never guessing how her faith and love will be challenged.
The Reaper's Design
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 65,780. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Set in the modern day during December 2013. That day millions of unrelated women looked at their watches, wall clocks and mobile phones. Unrelated, and dotting different parts of a colourful world; they were totally oblivious that they shared something unique with each other... THE PILL...
Elixir of Flesh
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Price: Free! Words: 90,790. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The year is 1600, and while most of the eastern corner of Europe is in turmoil, at the edge of the principality of Ardeal, the village of Vallaya thrives. At its center is the shop of a wizened apothecary, who has built his business on the sale of one particularly valuable medicine, a potent elixir distilled from a prey unique to the forests of Vallaya, the vampire prey.