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Big Fish
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Price: Free! Words: 79,520. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2009 by Minnow Press. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
Innocent abroad Stuart Ward becomes a backpacker in peril when he travels to French Polynesia and the island of Bora Bora as the first stop on a Round-the-World itinerary. Arriving hopeful of adventure and romance, instead Stuart is unwittingly drawn into a conspiracy and he quickly discovers that the beautiful paradise islands are no Eden as one by one his fellow travellers begin to disappear...
A Brutal Sadness: Capital Punishment and the Politics of Vengeance
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
A meditation on the root attitudes behind justice and vengeance, using contrasting examples of capital punishment and successful rehabilitation of convicted murders for perspective. This is the fourth in a series of "6 Miracle Essays" originally published by THE SUN magazine.
The Food Boutique
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Price: Free! Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Yukio was a demented old-school chef with an unhealthy obsession about food wastage.
DEAD(ish)
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Series: DEAD(ish), Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 10,270. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Linda’s had a bad day. First, her boyfriend killed her. Then she woke up, still on this boring plane of existence, and with an odd obsession about her missing body. Mike won’t tell her what he did with her body and she can’t find the stupid thing herself. There’s only one thing she can do - torment the bastard until he coughs up the information. Contains adult themes & frequent profanity.
Misery Mountain
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,410. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2009 by Vicann Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Murder, suicide, rape, witnessed through the eyes of an angry teenager. Follow Vance Remke as he discovers shocking family secrets and befriends a bootlegger, who teaches him humanity and coal mining. But the bootlegger's daughter hates Vance and threatens his life. He fights to keep his girlfriend and kills a child to stay alive. Vance brings justice to his enemies but at what price?
The Hired Wife
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 80,330. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2009. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
A Regency Romance. Marshall Godfrey the 8th Viscount Raynham needs a wife, but all efforts to acquire one through normal channels have failed. Time has run out. His twin sisters are being launched into society, but he can only hear sounds close by. He plans to hire a woman to hover at his shoulder and repeat into his ear what people are saying, but he can’t take a secretary into polite society.
A Western Fable
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 113,240. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
After his family is killed by a ruthless outlaw, Eddie Black goes on a hunt for vengeance that only destroys what he has left.
The Old Lady
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Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2009. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
Mike and Jimmy are two dumb thieves who have broken into an old lady's house. They move from room to room, but there is more to this house than either of them realize. A creepy house, a feral cat and a ritual room but where is the old woman? What is behind the final door? Do you dare look?
Etched In Bone
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 133,360. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Acquitted of 8 grisly murders by reason of insanity, Hanford Wells was committed to a psychiatric hospital from which he soon escaped. Now a girl’s skeleton is discovered and carved into her skull are a line of symbols strikingly similar to those Wells doodled before his escape. Dr. Price knows that this girl was not the madman’s first victim and that she will not be his last.
Red Rum Murders
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 196,300. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2009. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
An interracial affair, brooding jealousies, and unrequited love collide in moments of madness, as a secret is threatening to be exposed. A father dies and passes on to his son his legacy. But with old memories come old rivalries. For Smoot Mathews, the funeral director, rivalry will go too far. His nemesis Razor swears vengeance for his ratting on him for critically beating a storeowner.