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Reduction in Force
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When Jackie Rousseau loses her job as a software engineer to outsourcing, she manages to stay afloat financially. She sees the damage the reduction in force wreaks on her friends' lives, though, and decides to deliver a dose of revenge.
Poison Doctor
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 87,050. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Who wants to poison the water of a top city like Manchester, in the North West of England - and what can special agent Amelia Hartliss do about it? Melia, or 'Heartless' as she is known to friend and foe alike, is undercover, spying on a man who claims to be a doctor and claims to be doing good for the residents. So why is his 'treatment' poison? And, most important, who is he working for?
Lettuce Prey
Series: Death by Veggies, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012 by Brazen Snake Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Revenge is a dish best served lukewarm in this short story from the author of the chilling thriller, Angel Eyes. But is getting even worth all the work and clean-up? Abby Mars is determined to find out...
As the Crow Flies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 158,420. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
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For a thief, getting caught is never a good thing. Getting caught by a wizard is even worse. But when a man is coerced into stealing a nonexistent prize, threatened with his very life, and compelled to cooperate with his worst enemy—well, a man's got to do what he's told. Until, of course, he can think of a better plan.
Wolf Dance
Series: Gateway Roadhouse Chronicles, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,460. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by Star Catcher Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Keeping the Sorin worlds free from vermin like poachers is a full-time job for Ranger Corsac. As a regular at the Gateway Roadhouse, the building appearing out of nowhere isn't a surprise. It asking for his help is. A request which will collide with a hidden secret of his past. A science fiction short story in the Gateway Roadhouse Chronicles. Includes the complete BONUS story, "The Book Nomad"
Story 17: The Shui-Mang Plant
Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 15. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
This edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. The Shui-Mang Plant is one of the collection's longest and most compelling stories. Broomhandle Books has edited The Shui-mang Plant to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make it more accessible to readers in this e-book format.
Abbreviated Magic
Price: Free! Words: 11,070. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » General
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Two short stories of black magic, dark humor, and wicked twists. "Which Doctor"- what happens when divorce simply won't do. A couple plays a cat & mouse game to see who can survive their marriage. The perfect murder? Or the perfect trap? "Deja Voodoo"- Charles has a problem. He keeps waking up on the wrong side of bed. Somewhere in Africa. And it just might be the death of him.
The Darkside of Down Home: Seven Secret Tales
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,720. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Horror » Crime
At times comforting and humorous and at other horrifying, The Darkside of Down Home is a collection of seven dark stories that will stir your imagination and keep you thinking long after they are over. Each of these tales is unique and compelling.
The David Effect
Price: Free! Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Set in a dystopian future The David Effect takes us to Holland-under-the-sea where advanced technology and bio-engineering do battle with vested powers to decide who will own controlling interests in humanity's destiny.
Darker
Price: Free! Words: 9,350. Language: American English. Published: October 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The middle third of the book, DARK. Contains the next 15 of 56 original, eerie poems and delightfully frightening stories--some morbidly amusing, others downright disturbing. Darkly evocative engravings add to the macabre nature of this collection. For all readers, DARKER contains no excessive profanities nor sexual content. Perfect fireside reading on stormy nights