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Great Cinema Detectives: Best Movies of Mystery, Suspense & Film Noir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,010. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
One of John Howard Reid's most informative and interesting books, this is an invaluable guide not only for film buffs, but for all admirers of cinema entertainments, whether they be movie fans or DVD collectors. True, you may not agree with some of JHR's comments, but that is the beauty of these books. They give readers something to think about. And you may be alerted to buy DVDs of many movies.
The Parrot's Story
Price: $2.10 USD. Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011 by Style Writes Now. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
A fairy tale about the magic of reading by Marija Fekete-Sullivan. Illustrations by Sanela Husic - Musabasic In the kingdom of talking parrots, there lived a cruel King. Every night, a different parrot had to visit the ruler and tell him a story. If the King didn't like the story, his guest was wrapped in jungle-leaves and thrown into the nearby river...
What Dragons Prefer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 990. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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A dragon slayer arrives to rescue a threatened town, but the real threat—and the dragon’s true desires—are not necessarily one and the same. A short-short fantasy story with a wicked twist!
Write Ways to WIN WRITING CONTESTS: How to Join the Winners' Circle for Prose and Poetry Awards
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,160. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
When reading the words "open theme" in a contest, what comes to mind? Anything goes? It's anything but. Reid's book imparts this type of advice along with what topics or themes to avoid and how to approach theme-based events. Entering 80 contests in 18 months, he achieved success 29 times. His words come across as a seasoned expert, as he fearlessly shares his fact-finding advice on how to win.
Ghino di Tacco
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,960. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Categories: Screenplays » History
Ghino di Tacco’s family was the head of a vast anti-Guelph resistance movement, which covered most of the area situated to the southeast of Siena, as far as the Val di Chiana. It was right in the middle of this turbulence, in such tumult of different worlds, that the horizon of the Sienese state was crossed, like a meteor, by the figure of Ghino di Tacco. His is the tragedy of all 13th Century.
Hell's Belles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Teaching etiquette to a spoiled debutante can be hell…literally. Lilith, the most sought-after debutante trainer in the South, meets her match in Miss Alexandria Pointer-Ashe. A snappy fantasy short story, which includes the BONUS story “The Devil Went Down to the Sunset Strip”! Find out why USA Today Bestselling Author Dean Wesley Smith calls Dermatis “one of the best writers working today.”
If the Shoe Fits
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Is Prince Charming really interested in Cinderella…or was it her shoes that captured his attention? A “funny (and rather ingenious)” short story (Errant Dreams Reviews). Find out why USA Today Bestselling Author Dean Wesley Smith calls Dermatis “one of the best writers working today.” Includes BONUS story “Famous Last Words.”
Watch The River
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The night was Halloween. The wind was howling. The river turned black and the imagination of a nine-year old boy soared. It wasn't ghosts or goblins that frightened him - it was the river, and dogs, and liquid creatures filled with water. Creatures that only he could see. Imagination. Or was it?
Alone (Vampires and the Life of Erin Rose - 1)
Series: Vampires and the Life of Erin Rose, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 79,590. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
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Twenty-two-year-old Erin Rose wakes up one morning with no memory of her past, and only one clue: a vampire bite scar on her neck. Determined to unravel the mystery of her true identity, she contacts the Spectavi vampires, who drink synthetic blood. When they can’t help her, she turns to the Sanguans, who feed on humans. Her investigation leads her deep into a centuries-old vampire war.
The Story Project - The Journals: Year 1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 87,420. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
The Story Project is the dream of one man, but it is the lives of thirteen others brought together over the course of one year. Their journals chronicle loneliness, longing, and love as a house of strangers struggles to become a community. But it seems everyone hides a secret…. They came because they wanted to write stories — but they have become the story.