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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,540. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
"Short stories on the world of ideas written on my BlackBerry @ 30,000 feet from the ground." This book belongs to a new world, one of digital globalization, geographically boundless stories that travel across the planet without limits. Its objective was for it to be written entirely on my BlackBerry, and that is how it came to be.
Monster Mashup - Spooky Short Stories with Special Bonus Zombie Short
Price: Free! Words: 18,900. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Special discount price! Monsters, magic, goblins, zombies and more. Be prepared to sleep with the lights on. This collection of short stories will have you looking over your shoulder, avoiding mirrors and jumping at the slightest sound. From fiendish creatures hiding in your bathroom mirror to Halloween pranks gone deadly wrong. Each story will scare, delight & surprise.
Biplanes to Jets
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 8,350. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Biplanes to Jets traces the history of the military airplane by way of perfomance and capability from the early flimsy biplanes to the somewhat sturdier inter-war machines the powerful WW II monoplanes the post-war jets the high Mach carrier borne interceptors the Vought F-8, MDC F-4 Phantom II and recently retired Grumman F-14 Tomcat.In excess of fifty selected USN and RN FAA types are reviewed.
A Daughter's Love
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,330. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2010 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A young woman attempts to take care of her father who struggles with inner demons from his time at war. Can a daughter's love overcome the ferocity of a battle being waged in the mind? A tale from the Nibs literary short story line.
Liberation Theology
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jim Croft is a young priest in crisis. Burnt out from his work in a Cape Town township at the end of the Apartheid era, he escapes to the relative Eden of Zimbabwe for a break. But this Eden has its own temptations.
The Measure of Gary Mooney
Price: Free! Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Miss Davis’s class have been studying measurement all term. Today, they will measure each other’s normal walking speed. But class misfit Gary Mooney has other plans. This playground tale reveals much about social conformity, betrayal and punishment. The Measure of Gary Mooney was awarded third place in the New Zealand 2007 Sunday Star-Times Short Story Competition.
Keynote Speaker
Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Antoine Maercx is ranked 73rd in the Time Benelux edition list of 'Most important contemporary thinkers’. He arrives in Wellington to make the keynote address at the biennial Australasian Nietzsche Society conference. But from the moment he is picked up at the airport, things do not go to plan for the eminent professor.
House Hunting
Price: Free! Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Kim and David go house hunting, they’re hoping for a Once in a Lifetime Opportunity. But is their relationship strong enough to survive the rigours of house hunting in the gentrified suburbs of Wellington?
Uses of Agapanthus
Price: Free! Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Brett pays his weekly visit to his mother at her retirement home, he’s annoyed to see a vase of agapanthus – now a weed in their new home – next to her bed. But his protests set off long suppressed memories for her. As Brett’s wife Suzie asks: is Mom confusing or confessing? If you've enjoyed this free short story, please rate it and leave a review. Thanks, Jonathan.
Accident Report
Price: Free! Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Paul has the unenviable task of investigating the death of a young crop spraying pilot. As he travels from the crash site to a tavern run by an eccentric old flyer, Paul reflects on being a father, and how he became estranged from his son.