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The Mark of the Hummingbird
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,200. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Burying the truth in the snow can't conceal it forever. Spring will come, eventually.
Hit Points: Gettysburg Generals
Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Hit Points: Gettysburg Generals is a short story about General Grant and General Sherman who must take out the Gray team. To do it they'll need to use plasma rifles, precious drops from previous kills and manage a healthy amount of respawning. Not to mention the fact that they'll need to do something that is almost impossible: work together.
Welcome to Ford
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,490. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this collection of 14 speculative short stories, author A.A. Garrison takes us to Ford, North Carolina, a sleepy little mountain town named after a Civil War deserter. Though out of the way, the town seems to attract an immoderate share of the fantastic and the macabre.
Strength
Series: Mark of Nexus, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 97,340. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » General
When Rena finds herself nose-to-chest with the campus outcast, she's stunned. Wallace is everything she's ever wanted in a man--except he can't touch her. His uncontrollable strength makes every interaction dangerous. And with a secret, supernatural war brewing among his kind, there's no time to work it out. To keep Wallace in her life, Rena will have to risk a whole lot more than her heart.
Across the Wire
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,050. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mashups, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A former Marine finds herself on an Earth-like parallel world where she must train a syndicate of escaped slaves to oppose a dictator’s stranglehold on the country. Haunted by nightmares and post-traumatic stress, unsure who to trust or how to get home, Mia struggles to stay alive as she realizes all is not what it seems. Reality checks never bounce.
Dream Prisons
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 105,790. Language: American English. Published: October 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A demon traps a woman in a box and makes her a slave, and she struggles for freedom. Another woman deals with ghosts haunting her. A stranded man tries to decide whether an island or society is the greater prison. These are just some of the provocative speculative tales in this collection.
The Betrothal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,120. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013 by Fine Form Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Historical
After sharing a romantic meal, Benjamin has another anniversary surprise for Sarah: a unique interpretation of the tragic love story between feisty Giovanna Cenami and Pieter Baes, Jan van Eyck's young assistant at the time van Eyck painted the now-famous Arnolfini Betrothal Portrait.
A Trick of Light
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,730. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A Trick of Light is a collection of four supernatural short stories. Find out how an old letter puts a woman face to face with a spectral train. Read the lost diary of a family man forced to make difficult choices in the midst of the zombie apocalypse. Witness a rebel angel's final battle against one of his own kind. A Trick of Light...where nothing is quite as it seems.
Fiction Vortex - September 2013
Price: Free! Words: 42,140. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
We always try to have a variety of genres represented on our site, but this month represents the best collection yet of epic fantasy with a personal touch, far-reaching science fiction with a practical bent, truly haunting psychological horror, and a few more speculative stories that don't fit well into a certain category.
Laryn Rising
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 152,150. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Laryn and her sisters must leave the Earth's Federation or face permanent separation. Determined to stay together they board a colonial transport ship heading for the planet of Nequam, knowing nothing about the pastoral world of their fellow colonists—or about marriage, which will shortly be required of them. Amidst the onslaught of unforeseen challenges Laryn strives to find peace and acceptance.