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The Fortune of the Bourbons
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A visitor to the old Abbey of Orval (Belgium) discovers a corpse in the ruins. Paul Shoeman was the producer of the semi-historical documentary serial Mysterious Belgium. He was working on an episode titled ‘Nostradamus in Orval’, about the so-called prophecies of Nostradamus which are in fact containing a code to find the lost ‘fortune of the Bourbons’. Can you solve this murder mystery?
Yacartia
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Price: Free! Words: 10,180. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Four and a half chapters are completed. The story is about Sief, a small town woodsman/hunter who ends up on a grand dungeon diving adventure when a gorup of strange traveller's show up in his home town. The group has been tasked with recovery of an ancient magical artifact buried deep in the abandon Yacartia, an old mansion home of a powerful wizard.
A Photographer's Guide to Palenque
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,330. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
Part of a series of eBooks on photography at Maya ruins, "A Photographer's Guide to Palenque" goes far beyond the usual tour books. It's a comprehensive guide to the ruins, with an eye toward making the photographs you make there the very best they can be.
The Tower
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,580. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Hurley was just a normal 15-year old kid in the suburbs until everything changed and clean water became the most valuable resource in a chaotic, broken world. Now Hurley is forced to look for safe water to keep his twin sister and little brother alive. His search leads him to an old water tower in the city. Unfortunately Hurley isn't the only one fighting for the water...
Unhallowed Curse
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Series: The Sacred Guardians Series, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,860. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
A continuation of the Guardians series, in Cursed, we see just how far Gabe is willing to go to protect the ones he loves. This however, is not always an easy task when the demon Baal is hunting him.
The Aurora City
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Price: Free! Words: 111,740. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Alien creatures are set to invade and overrun Earth. The secret to stopping them may be hidden within a mysterious computer that can only be accessed through the use of a strange, sometimes deadly sensesuit. Join Cassiopia Cassell and Scott Markman as they are drawn into a dangerous world filled with mystery, intrigue, and well-kept secrets that could save Earth from a bizarre annihilation.
Shadewraiths over Pandaria (In the Shadow of the Black Sun short story)
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Series: In the Shadow of the Black Sun, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,820. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This short story takes place roughly forty years before A Dream of Storms (Book 1 of the In the Shadow of the Black Sun series) and the author highly recommends that you read that book before Shadewraiths over Pandaria. Within the city of Lauden, the old man Trune is known as the village drunk, mostly useless and full of make-believe stories of his past. Here, the truth is revealed.
Days of the Dead: Adie Sturm Mystery
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Series: Adie Sturm Mystery, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,140. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
SEDUCTION...BETRAYAL...MURDER. Rowdy drunks, pick-up lines, Oktoberfest. Adie’s Days of the Dead Tour turns deadly when Death shows up early. There’s a killer going to Cozumel and martial artist, Adie Sturm, is in the thick of it. Shady art deals, thugs and delicious men, like chocolate. The jungle has never been as hot! Sabotage, a private jet and an evil curse. Is Adie Sturm going down?
A Mess of Enchantment
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Price: Free! Words: 6,500. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
A young dragon finds himself buried in more trouble than a wagonload of ice cream when his magical churn goes awry and he turns to an evil mage for help.
The Mausoleum on the Levee
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Hoyt's first full volume of poetry (55 poems) exhibits a broad range of styles-- from sonnets to concrete lyrics. Somewhat romantic, somewhat modernist, somewhat language based, Hoyt's poems are largely unclassifiable; yet every one is ripe with insights into the human condition.