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The Freel of Streel: Part One in the Narrative of John of Origin
By Ian Kraft
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction
It is always advisable, when you are a conman, to make sure that the town that you're about to try to con does not have a land such as Streel hidden within it. For if it does, you may find yourself trying to escape your mind in an incomprehensible land with a left-handed scribe, being forced to deal with lexically picky ants, Kweengs, and the Freel on your journey through your fears, God and love.
Claustrum: Part Two in the Narrative of John of Origin
By Ian Kraft
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,290. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction
Claustrum, a superhero with a strange power, the ability to control people with strange, elegiac mixtures of words, seemingly randomly shows up in the city of Dioma, not knowing where he came from or why he is there. The city is then beleaguered by the cruel villain Sine Animus, who is immune to Claustrum's powers over words. Claustrum flees the city and is forced to seek his own personal truth.
The Polyglot's Nightmares: Part X½ in the Narrative of John of Origin
By Ian Kraft
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,080. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction
Fleeing a war and in search of himself, Ion finds himself residing in a number of strange caves, on the walls of which are written a strange language. He meets a woman who guides him through his state of being a refugee and is troubled by strange dreams that seem to incorporate the existence of the war, his love for the woman he has met and a sense of the divine.
The Quite Possibly Near Death of Hurol Davelrish: Part Three in the Narrative of John of Origin
By Ian Kraft
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction
When an arrogant stuntman, Hurol Davelrish, has a seizure during a stunt, he finds himself in the kingdom of Scalter, a land in which he is king, but which is strangely ruled by a phantasmic man named Viscount Vaunt. Hurol meets a strangely kind friend, Grib, in the malevolent world, who tries to pull him back from the ledge of his pride - what will become of the much-admired stuntman?
Stories from Things
By Sultan Somjee
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,350. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This book shows the reader how to write his or her memoir in 10 simply described steps. It is about how to show and tell your story from that jumble of things that has been around you during your lifetime. Your things have stories to tell beyond the family photo album and the family tree. These items have stories and bring memories of family, travel, history, homes, holidays, and your journey.
Spilling Clarence
By Anne Ursu
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,690. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Category: Fiction
After a fire at the local pyschopharmaceutical plant, an ominous cloud spreads over the town of Clarence. Very soon, its inhabitants are flooded by their memories--some soothing, some terrifying, many bittersweet. In this witty and beguiling first novel, Anne Ursu introduces us to a variety of exquisitely-drawn characters and takes us on a journey into the heart of being human.
Forty Short Stories to Read on a Plane
By David Fetherston
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,870. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
This collection of forty obscure tales automotive, travel and food tales came from life experiences a bunch of fellow travelers and my own travels. This first-edition covers themes including automotive, food, clothing and the grand world of travel. I hope these will make you smile, or even better laugh recalling incidents from your own life or family times. Look for Volume II coming soon!
Looking Back with a Smile
By Edward Farber
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,190. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
There's a chuckle on every page in this collection of brief, humorous anecdotes that take us on a merry romp through growing up during the 1930s and 1940s, the transitions from grade school to high school to college to the military, work, and finally, to marriage, kids and grandkids. On the way we also laugh about pets, secretaries, bugs in the BOQ, and many more stories told with wit and warmth.
TALES FROM THE THARAVAD
By Roy Thomas
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 31,980. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 18, 2014. Category: Fiction
A collection of racy,short stories based in the palm fringed state of Kerala,a state in India..Stories in this book range from descriptions of British planters in India , the non resident Indian who has come back to his home after working in the gulf ,to the paranormal , to the average postman,policeman and driver.