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Prison
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: Australian English. Published: May 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
He awoke to find an unjust world, and he sought to escape only to discover the truth, that there is only one way to bring freedom to the world, and that is to fight the owners of the prison.
Old Man Spider
Price: Free! Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Ilia's life is saved by a scarred old man in dirty clothes. In the frozen slums of Gretta, such kindness is strange, especially towards an abandoned slave. Little does the boy know that he has crossed paths with a manipulator of destiny's very strings, one who could hand out good or evil at the drop of his short-brimmed gray hat. What does Old Man Spider have in store for Ilia?
Kingdom by the Sea
Series: A Royal Romance. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,800. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
A secret passageway conceals more than spider webs. The common belief in two kingdoms is that the Princess of Delmar, wants slaves. Even her fiancé loses his love for her, in commiseration with the slaves. When she discovers his betrayal with a slave girl it could be the end for all the slaves in Delmar. What will a princess, now the queen,do about the spies and political intrigue found in Delmar?
Gorgesque
Price: Free! Words: 24,720. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Soon Andraetra will be a privileged Gorgesque: half her face exchanged with that of a hideous person, to share the burden and ensure she recognises the truth that she can never be wholly good. But her ‘intended’ Courundia abducts Andraetra, hoping to reveal the lies surrounding her fiancé’s return to life after dying in the revolution. All that’s revealed, however, is that no one knows the truth.
Workers
Price: Free! Words: 51,460. Language: Australian English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Horror » General
We called them Workers. Found as eggs on an abandoned starship, they are hatched, chemically altered, and trained to be the perfect servants of humanity. They do not question. They do not think. They exist only to follow orders, and perform the tasks we set them. After nearly ten years of servitude, something in the biology of the Workers has awoken. And it doesn’t plan on being a slave.
Yona and the Beast
Series: Dirt 2 - The Story of Johnson Farthing. Price: Free! Words: 24,400. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
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A beautiful and heart-rending short story about the slave called Yona and a huge Calliston, set on the world of Dirt. Yona is cold, as are the others, but with the help of a stranger, they escape from confinement and flee across the continent of Bind on a huge beast. This fantasy tale is set during the same period as the events in Dirt, series one, but can be read on its own.
Children of Cain
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,470. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Bronwen Llyr's heading for the Union lines when she discovers that thousands of Rebel troops are advancing. Robert E. Lee plans a surprise attack to cut off the Union army's supply line. McClellan might not know until disaster strikes. Bronwen must track down the General and warn him of impending doom. But every attempt she makes to find him is thwarted.
Blackwater Spirits
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,970. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Jacques Sundown, the half-Iroquois deputy, is accused of murder, and his trial points up the fear and prejudice felt for Native Americans in the mid-nineteenth century.
Must The Maiden Die
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,740. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
As the Civil War begins in 1861, Glynis Tryon, Seneca Falls, New York, librarian and amateur sleuth, meets a woman seeking her lost daughter. Glynis' cousin Emma fears losing her independence in marriage, and a rich Seneca Falls merchant is brutally murdered. When the lost girl becomes the prime suspect in the merchant's murder, Glynis joins forces with her niece, treasury agent Bronwen
Gladius
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Gladius has served his Betelgeusean owners faithfully since he was first abducted from Taurus, but he's about to find out that loyalty isn't a two-way street, and not all slaves are willing to settle for their lot. Don’t you settle – read “Gladius.” "Gladius" is a short, speculative fiction, and is also available in the collection “More, And Yet Still Even More Things I Could Get OUT OF MY MIND."