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Aaron the Alien: Welcome to Bejjerwejjertejnej (Sample Chapters)
Price: Free! Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
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PLEASE READ AND REVIEW these sample chapters and have your say! Meet Timmy; an ordinary young boy who is shocked not only to meet an alien but to meet one as cheeky as he is. After arguing about whose planet is the best they set off to visit Aaron’s but crash en route. Quickly realising that they are marooned on a planet as terrifying as it is comical, they embark on a quest to find a way home ...
Celeste Without Gravity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,540. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Brian's strange affliction slows everything in life. But he can make exquisite rings. When the quirky and beautiful Celeste floats into his life, Brian discovers there might be ways to beat his problem. If he can keep up. In a world of normal people, can a couple of misfits find a future? An odd story from Sean Monaghan, author of Walking Gear. Includes bonus story "Walks Through Walls".
The Pitkirtly Triangle
Series: Pitkirtly Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,610. Language: British English. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
The Pitkirtly Triangle is the 11th novel in the Pitkirtly Mystery series, set in a small town on the coast of Fife, in Scotland. Amaryllis is puzzled when the people she has been hired to track keep vanishing without trace. Is there a connection with the new café at the top of the hill and the increase in Empire biscuit consumption in the locality?
Hearts Anonymous
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,600. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Jack shares his fiancée Jeanie's heart in more ways than he would care to admit… Weeks following a horrific accident, Jack wakes on a hospital bed with his bride-to-be’s heart pumping in his chest. In death, Jeanie has saved Jack’s life… What at first seems to be a gift beyond comprehension, soon becomes a dark obsession for Jack. As long as Jack is alive, Jeanie won’t be dead
Tupelo Honey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,700. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
A humorous, unconventional family yarn about a young girl navigating a hardscrabble upbringing in northern Mississippi. Meet Tupelo Honey. She divinely lays out the framework and quirky intricacies of growing up in a house only “slightly better than an orphanage,” A loveable, engaging, original voice, Tupelo brightens this accomplished tale of dysfunction. ~ Publishers Weekly
Night of the Squirrels
Series: Squirrelpocalypse Trilogy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,420. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
They're out of their cages; they're twitching their little tails and flashing their beady red eyes. They're after your flesh, and they're not going to be dissuaded by some corn on a wheel or a little stoop nailed to a tree. The squirrelpocalypse is unleashed at McWikken Academy. Can Regan and Colby stop it?
Grannies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,570. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016 by Jack Scoltock. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The evil Grannies are out to kidnap and "Do away with", Britain's favorite grandchild. Can Jack, his granny, and Jack's uncanny, autistic pal, Tommy foil their plans?
The Fallen Footwear
Price: Free! Words: 19,150. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Love is many things. But when it's caught in a vicious dating cycle, it can become both exciting and painful. Eventually it finds its stride, and the couple who experiences it will develop a lasting harmony. But until that's found, love ends up in a washing machine, tossing and turning until it either cleanses or fades. This is the story of Gary's wash cycle with Nikki, the girl of his dreams.
Murder - A Chummy Affair
Series: Two Sisters and a Journalist. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,460. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Private investigator Jo Ravens and her sister Pepper are in a world of trouble when Jo is accused of attempted murder and Pepper is wanted for an actual murder. Now Pepper is on the run and holed up in a secret hideout while Jo looks to find the real killer.
Losing Gravity
Price: Free! Words: 78,410. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
A quirky, cautionary tale about humankind's ecological impacts, told with humor, compassion and mystic vision. Though civilizations have come and gone on planet Earth, more things remain the same than changed. Losing Gravity strips the foreseeable future of avenging monsters, all knowing aliens, focusing instead on its most peculiar creatures: humans and their collective evolutionary efforts.