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The Sculptor
By Garry Kilworth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction
An artist pays tribute to a cruel and powerful leader. Cunning and elegant short fiction from an author whose "Sumi Dreams of a Paper Frog" was described by JG Ballard as "The best short story I have read for many years" and who has been described by New Scientist as "the best short story writer in any genre". This story was winner of the Interzone readers' poll for best story of the year.
Valley of the Sugars of Salt
By Anna Tambour
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction
Tim Thornbourne, successful in business but not in marriage, retreats to the country to become The Man Who Rediscovered the Medlar. But the last thing he expected was for the orchard to become a cooperative venture. Moving and surprising fiction from an author described by World Fantasy Award-winner Jeff VanderMeer as "Rapacious, intelligent and witty".
Telos Khronos-An End Times Parable
By Grace Lossev
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,270. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Category: Fiction
The story you are about to read is a compelling modern-day parable of Zeke, the Shoe Cobbler. By day, he works in his store but by evening retires to play on his violin. He is drawn to the music of Andele, the Creator. One day a Musician arrives in town to point the Townspeople to the music of Andele. It sets in motion a battle between the Followers of the Musician and the Enforcers of the Town.
Secrets of the Wealthy Dentist: A Business Parable for Dental Professionals
By Mike Lakhani
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 34,440. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
An introduction to tax and financial planning written specifically for dental professionals. Through the story of three dentists at different points in their careers, the book reveals the most efficient, effective strategies for taking care of their financial health. Insights include how to streamline financial planning and how a dentist can keep more of what he earns.
Legends of the Lamed-Vav Volume 1, Number 1: Simple Chaim
By Lable Braun
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,770. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Category: Fiction
A young girl's world is falling apart. The Czar has commanded the Cossacks to attack her little village in the Pale of Russia. Only her frail mother's faith in an ancient legend, the Lamed-Vav, stands between Raizel and the total loss of all she loves. A simple tinker has come to the village. Could he be one of the mysterious Lamed-Vav? Could his simple acts of kindness be the village's salvation?
Legends of the Lamed-Vav Volume 1, Number 2: The Jewish Cossack
By Lable Braun
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,300. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Category: Fiction
Nissim Kozlovsky has been raised by his mother to believe in the legend of the Lamed-Vav, 36 hidden people who are the repositories of God's compassion in this world, but in the terrible early days of WW II, Nissim feels a greater call to be a warrior than a saint. As he directly faces unimaginable evil while leading a resistance unit in Poland, will Nissim discover the hidden power of kindness?
Legends of the Lamed-Vav: Volume 1, Number 3: Descent Into Darkness
By Lable Braun
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,460. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Category: Fiction
This story is a prequel to "Simple Chaim". Readers of that story will know that Raizel's father, Nathan, was a very hard-hearted man. But how had he been turned from the Lamed-Vav path of compassion and kindness? What traumatic events could produce a man like Nathan? In "Descent Into Darkness" we learn that, like Jonah, when we fight against our own destiny we end up in the belly of the Beast.
The Lost Parable of the Cross
By Donald Lett
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 130,130. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
The Lost Parable of the Cross - hidden within the true-life historical events of Jesus’ last days is a metaphor for Christian living and sanctification. David defeating Goliath, and Abraham offering Isaac also carry powerful spiritual metaphors, likewise, so does Christ going to the cross as Our Example in the Faith. Discover what it really means to be victorious in Christ!
Exaltations
By Richard Garfinkle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,390. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Fiction
Peter Refton is a biographer who travels parallel worlds in the multiverse, gathering the lives of fascinating and pivotal people. But Refton is besieged by hostile Stories who are jealous and controlling of the humans who inhabit their constrained worlds and timelines. Aided by a knight, an ancestress, a sorceress muse, and twin warriors, Peter Refton is on a Quest-- --but Quest is a Story ...
Confessions of an Instinctively Mutinous Baby Boomer and her Parable of the Tomato Plant
By Marsha Roberts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,990. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Marsha was never afraid to be bold because she knew if she stumbled, angels would catch her. Her secret formula for happiness was a connection to God that seemed magical. Angels and miracles worked better than a credit card with no limit. All of that changed without warning. If you've ever wondered what happens when real life collides with real miracles, this book belongs on your nightstand.