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Spirit of Fire
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,370. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2016 by Less Than Three Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Playing around one night, jokingly building a Wiccan altar in the dead of winter, Jacob accidentally summons the Spirit of Fire. And it has a message: the world will end unless a human sacrifice is made to the Old Gods. He has two nights to find a willing candidate who doesn't think he's crazy. If he doesn't, his terrifying visions of flames will become horrifyingly real.
Bullets?
You set the price! Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The stories fit into 2 categories: contemporary crime and historical pieces. A fictional account of a Confederate speech given to soldiers before the Battle of the Wilderness. A liquor store hold-up gone wrong displays ambiguity. A birthday, bank robbery and sacrifice. A western where a poker game escalates into a duel to the death.
Harry Potter And The God Of Love: Reflections Of A Catholic Deacon
Price: Free! Words: 6,190. Language: Australian English. Published: November 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Youth
An examination from a Catholic point of view of the Christian themes within the Harry Potter book series. The essay looks at the religious controversy as well as at the nature of magic in the books and the themes of love, death and self sacrifice.It agrees with Cardinal George Pell that the books contain sound moral and philosophical lessons and are 'a good yarn'.
Sacrifice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » General
Set in the Scottish Highlands, an eerie tale of a man alone, surrounded by darkness, voices whispering around him, as fate beckons. A powerful tale, of family, love and fear of loss. One man stands up for what be believes is right, prepared to sacrifice all for the good of others, and the end that none of them could imagine. A perfect horror story, to be read alone, in the dark, under the covers!
When a Man Bleeds
Price: Free! Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Persius is a woodsman. It is all he knows and all that his father has ever taught him. In some ways, his craft depends on his bond with Chiron. This all changes when Chiron reveals that not only is he not Presius' real father, but that the youth may not be entirely human.
The Heavenly Sacrifice
Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Harold Lindstrom was being deceived by Ross and Lena Stillman with fraudulent seances. The had convinced him that they had contacted his wife, Beatrice, in Heaven. This was being observed Sts. Edward and Lucie who decided that something needed to be done about this. What they did and the sacrifice that Beatrice made was extraordinary. This story contains the details.
The Real Winner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: Australian English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00)
Pete Baxter never wanted a dog, and he was not at all pleased when his wife brought home a puppy. A story of one man's love, and the lengths to which it took him.
Reversed (Fortunes of Fate, 3)
Series: Fortunes of Fate, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The cards won't stop screaming. Darney's Tarot cards were scorched by a wretched child who set fire to his card table. Their sobs and screams torment his conscience, but he can't heal them because he has no magic. In desperation, Darney seeks the help of Jasp, a well-known, but cruel, mage. Jasp is his last hope. Or his undoing and the cards' doom.
Short Stories, Crimes, Cults and Curious Cats
Series: Short Stories for Grown-ups ยท Short Stories. Price: Free! Words: 25,020. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2016 by Dodo Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00)
Beware tin cats offering invitations, psychopathic chemists with a turret full of collectable porcelain, priests pursuing satanic cults, and evil entities living in windmills. Better to listen to the green spirit peering over your shoulder, the ghost of a young man with no heart, and Victorian palaeontologist who has unearthed the face of God.
The Empty Jar
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,460. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A tale of true love at its best. Happiness, joy, heartbreak, sacrifice and hope. Always hope.