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Life and Death in the Dunes
Series: The Dunes, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
A girl has lost her goddess of the Dunes, but searches for hope and meaning amidst life and death itself.
Okie Boy II — Julian's Journey
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 164,840. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » General
Okie Boy II: Julian’s Journey continues the fictional story of the Milligan family as they struggle to escape the clutches of the Great Depression and attempt to establish lives for themselves in and around the city of Wenatchee in Washington state. This book deals with the family’s renewed struggle to survive and to maintain some sense of the kind of people that they want to be.
Sarah's Story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 94,490. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sarah’s Story takes an unflinching look at the the bitter apartheid years. Sarah Khumalo is a farm worker, who works all her life for the Crewe family on their smallholding in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Her family story is the story of the Poqo uprisings, forced removals, small town consumer boycotts, change and murder. The novel won the 1996 Bertram’s Literature of Africa Award.
Contorted: A Twisted Life
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,080. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Sharmeka Jackson is delt a horrid hand of life's adventures as she struggles to maintain normalcy. She is forced into a world where no child should ever go after she is left alone to care for her brother and sister. When poverty, drugs and murder take over her life, what will she do to survive?
The Celestial Paladin
Price: Free! Words: 71,750. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
When Rodregas survives his suicidal rebellion against an evil sorcerer, he finds himself reborn with the power of a Celestial Lion. With this second opportunity at life he chooses to redeem himself by fighting the evil sorcerers that he formerly served. Rodregas’ actions thrust him into the middle of a struggle between the Celestial Gods and the Daemons of the Infernal.
Through the Shadows of Forever
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,130. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Through the Shadows of Forever is a supernaturally dark commentary on society, and the world in which we live. Follow one man's horrifying journey to survive in a world he chooses to live apart from. Follow another man's twisted journey through madness, as he searches for the answers to his own life forgotten. Watch as the two collide in an enlightenment of insanity. Welcome to the shadows.
Fat Chance I'll Starve To Death
Price: Free! Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Anorexic Jo goes on a trip intended to save her life from years of starvation. Ironic then that her sister doubles her weight dramatically and has to pay for the consequences in an unexpected way.
Channel Runner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Mary Maloney is fourteen years old and is an excellent runner. She wins all her races against the girls so Mary has a new challenge: She wants to race against boys. Mary faces opposition from the sports committee who are determined to stop her. Can Mary convince people that she is right?
Astoria Story
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,430. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
You cannot eat, you have no money. You cannot pray, you don't believe anything anymore. You cannot love, you're too busy surviving. What do REAL people do when their world falls apart? They move to Astoria.
A Stalker's Game (Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The first day of winter approaches, and with it the dwarven celebration of Nypha. Included in the celebration is a Stalker's Game: a search and destroy for the highest bidders. Six dwarves pit themselves against eight well-armed and hostile human slaves, out on the brutal mountain slopes, where the fate of all will be decided. The rule for the slaves is simple: survive. Who will live and die?