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Sinful Relations (Sinful Series Book 2)
Series: Sinful. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,580. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
When Blood Kills… Liz, having changed her name to Sarah Elizabeth Fischer, fled Chicago to the sanctuary of the West Coast. Struggling to make peace with her past, Liz, now Sarah, is tormented by flashbacks. The haunting memories never fade, and she grieves for the life she thought was hers. She creates a whole new persona, leaving her past behind. That is until a stranger visits.
Sinful Purity (Sinful Series Book 1)
Series: Sinful. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 110,930. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
What do you do when the price of perfection is your freedom and everything you’ve ever believed in is a lie?
The Dreamer
Price: Free! Words: 15,260. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Anthologies » General
As a teenage orphan in 1920's Manhattan, Olivia knows how to dream big. Life on the streets is easy to gloss over with stars in her eyes and Charlie, the orphan gang's leader, by her side. But when Charlie leaves to pursue his own dreams, Olivia's strength of character will be put to the test as everything she's ever wished for is suddenly within grasp.
Hush Now, Don't Explain
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 74,520. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
World War II has just ended. Alongside her mixed-race “cousin” Billy, Honor grows to womanhood, enchanted by the colorful travel tales of the shanty store owner, Mr. Augustus Willard. The three friends, who are stifled by life in the dead-end town of DeForest Junction, Ohio, embark on a quest to find the piano man Billy suspects is his father in the legendary city of New Orleans.
Termination Rule
Series: The Rule. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,770. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » New adult, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
Everyone lives their lives by a certain set of rules. For some, those rules are outside the law. Jake never ran from a fight. He also never started one. When a jealous rival sends him to the hospital, he questions his choices. Suddenly he finds himself in the center of chaos.
Of Wolves & Winter: A Tale of Rakki Silverthorne
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,430. Language: British English. Published: September 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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As a slave, the boy had not even as much as a name. The only thing that he did have was his life, short and hard as it had been thus far. But the wolf was a creature not moved by human pity, and in seeking for its prey, intended to take away even that from the boy. So as his life flashes before his eyes, will he accept his fate or fight for the slimmest chance to change it?
Buried Children
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,100. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
I’m not a writer, I didn’t write this book, life wrote this book. All I can offer you is my reality, my simple truth. The book burst out of my journal as its own identity after 20 years of weekly confessions. I guess you couldn’t really understand me and my friends sufferance without reading this book. What happened under the communist streets of Bucharest will sink into your mind...
Headshot
Price: Free! Words: 16,120. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
I've never had a dad. My mom was shot dead in front of me when I was five. You probably guessed I'm not a very typical teenager. My nightmares are so nasty I wake up more tired than when I go to bed. I thought my life was going to stay the dull ache that it had always been, until I found out the nightmares could be controlled. And *used*. This is the story of me turning it all around.
Oberon's Children
Price: Free! Words: 136,800. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
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An orphan girl named Mol wakes in the middle of the night to music. Enchanted, she follows the sound into the forest of Arden, where she is taken captive by a man known only as the Erlking; a man who rules a kingdom of monsters. Leaving her life as an urchin far behind, Mol becomes part of the Erlking's Bower for reasons she cannot understand, her only guarantee a future shrouded in mystery.
The Last Invisible Continent: Essays on Adoption and Identity
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,030. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
"The Last Invisible Continent is an important book, a superb mixing of the personal and the political." -- The Columbus Free Press