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Before White Night: Rescue from Jonestown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,290. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013 by Brandylane Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Historical » General
Two men forge an unlikely alliance to rescue a little girl from Jonestown, a closed cult settlement deep in the Guyana jungle. But can they succeed before it's too late... before religious leader Jim Jones' long-awaited "white night"? Set in the truth of history, this is a fictionalized account of courage at the threshold of one of the 20th century’s most shocking and unsettling tragedies.
Born With Blood On The Walls
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 21,230. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Educational, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A piglet born in a slaughterhouse decides his life is worth fighting for. Unfortunately, the humans think otherwise.
Venom & Sand
Series: Exploits of Roger Fee, Book 2. Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 23,950. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
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It's the money again. I swore off these rescue jobs after that miserable trek with Vera Dardani, but when I failed to deliver her to her fiance I'd had to forfeit my payment, retainer and all, and nothing else was in the wind. Now I'm off to a blazing desert populated by crazed renegades and some of the nastiest flora and fauna ever heard of. Death Valley is a paradise compared with this hellhole.
Blood & Dirt
Series: Exploits of Roger Fee, Book 1. Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 25,810. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
(5.00)
It's only the money. I wouldn't touch this job if I weren't broke. Head for a wild planet to snatch a beautiful woman who doesn't want to be rescued? No way! Fight off barbarians and pirates who enjoy torturing men to death? No thanks. Struggle through a jungle to escape ferocious beasts, only to find one waiting on the other side? There must be an easier way to make a living.
A Thin Wisp of Smoke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,240. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Children’s books » Law & Crime
Henry, a retired racehorse, knows something is amiss when he takes his usual canter through the countryside, near the farm where he lives. A mine, long closed, seems to be active again. Henry decides to investigate, and finds himself entangled in a ring of bad men, with very bad plans for a lot of local animals, including Henry’s good friend, Shadow, the sheepdog.
The Viatic of Thaddeus Moon
Price: Free! Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
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A thief extraordinaire and general rapscallion teams up with his old partner in crime, an intelligent woman of humble upbringing and excellent swordsmanship, in order to escape the wrath of a vengeful inspector.
The Interfacers
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 84,580. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Dr. Ben Bradley and a small research team have developed a new machine which could help diagnose and treat patients in life-threatening situations. A trauma surgeon at Mercy Hospital, Ben is ill-prepared to accept the haunting images he observes on the monitors, despite suppressed memories of his own childhood near-death experience.
Keeper of the Stars
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,350. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013 by TWB Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Love is Pain. Laura Ross's husband taught her that lesson well. Single again and running a boutique in downtown Denver, the last thing she needs is another man in her life. There's no such thing as a knight in shining armor. But when her best friend invites handsome rancher Troy Hawke along on their skiing vacation, Laura's willpower to remain aloof is tested to the limits.
To Take a Breath
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,530. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Claire Benjamin's got three minutes to live. If she can get the busted hatch on the crippled ship to open she might get a few more minutes and time to think out her next move. A science fiction adventure story from Sean Monaghan, author of Climbing Blind and Vaporize Marineris.
RMS Titanic : The Rescue Mission
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,700. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
While the RMS Titanic was sinking more than a dozen ships were racing to the rescue. This is the story of the rescue mission, including the search for bodies that followed.