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Odd's Door
By W.S. Lacey
Price: Free! Words: 49,630. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Fiction
When a woman vanished in Adelard Odd’s room, the resultant scandal closed the asylum at Quartersoake permanently. In 1925, nearly twenty years after Odd’s death, Lewis Spender and Roger North are willing to brave the room’s evil reputation in order to discover the truth. In this novel by W.S. Lacey, appalling things happen to wonderful people and at least one person goes in want of an umbrella.
The Best Short Story of 1976
By JT Pearson
Price: Free! Words: 4,890. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Fiction
This is a story told from the point of view of a young boy that describes growing up with his twin sister, psychic mother, and his neurotic, supersticious father, and an incident they endured with one of their neighbors that the towns people referred to as The Bird Lady. A very old woman that many accused of being a witch. There is also a black cat that plays a prominent role in the family's lives
Tiny Earth Declares War on Earth
By JT Pearson
Price: Free! Words: 7,690. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Fiction
This is humor along the lines of The Hitchhikers Guide to the Universe. The president is coming into the Whitehouse after being elected and the Secretary of Defense tries to brief him about our microscopic nemesis and the building agression between the two planets. After the president realizes that he isn't being hazed his first day in office he needs a plan to defend earth.
Passion for Weird Tales
By Gecko Publishing
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,600. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Category: Fiction
Since the beginning of time mankind has been exploring the strange and impossible through weird tales. Passion for Weird Tales is a collection of ten short stories and essays from writers who adore this ancient tradition. Join them in exploring the wonderfully strange.
I Wonder…Does The Hairy Tarantula Comb Its Hair?
By Judith Janda Presnall
Series: 15-Minute Books · I Wonder. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction
Have you ever thought about walking a pig? How about dressing a bunny in doll clothes? How would you like to comb and fluff the fur of a longhaired hamster? Pets can be forever friends, but they also need a lot of care. Here is some fun information about strange and unusual pets! Trust me, these are not just cats and dogs!
The Iceman Lives for One Day
By JT Pearson
Price: Free! Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Fiction
Conrad Whistler has grown bitter in his old age and blames God and everyone else for the condition of his life. On Christmas Eve he decides to walk out into the ferocious storm that is ravaging the tiny northern town called Port North. The kind folks that live in the humble town mistake his frozen corpse for an ice sculpture and unwittingly include it in the holiday festivities. This is weird.
Hyperion
By Jarad Lee
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,790. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction
120,000 years from now, humanity has civilized a collection of distant worlds. Having no knowledge of Earth, this civilization is dominated by a powerful religion that holds a doctrine of human origin developed from baseless superstition.
Mother Goose: An Empire Falls
By Chris Van Dyk
Price: Free! Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction
We return once more to the world where fairy tales are born just in time to watch it burn. This story is the climatic final showdown for Goldilocks as she meets the great creator, Mother Goose.
The Farm
By JT Pearson
Price: Free! Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Fiction
After a war that nearly wipes everyone out, famine becomes the biggest problem as the toxic aftermath won't allow any growth. All of the plants and animals are nearly gone and people are dwindling. Then scientist come through by setting up farms in the vacant skyscrapers, using artificial sunlight and a sophisticated watering system. This story focuses on the regular schlubs that guard the farm.
My Brother's Keeper
By JT Pearson
Price: Free! Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Fiction
Wealthy, retired tycoon Charles Stanford is sneaking around behind his brother's back with his wife when he finds out that his brother is terminal with cancer. Charles contacts a company that has had success fighting cancer by exchanging human and animal DNA. Instead of curing the cancer they create a chimera for Charles, a dog that carries much of his brother's DNA. Things go wrong.