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Chess
You set the price! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Gothic
On a train journey from Aberystwyth, Kate, a female student, has her curiosity sparked by a chess set in one of the first class cabins, but soon has to use her wits to grapple with a grey-haired stranger, with pale wrinkleless skin, who knows details about her that she hasn't divulged. A short story from the author of Cyberia.
The Hobo Graveyard: A 15-Minute Horror Story
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal
“Then the train pulls away from the station,” Peter said. “And anyone riding in boxcar 1313 on the night of a full moon, never comes back. They go to the hobo graveyard to die.” Those were the words that started the challenge; The challenge that would change my life forever. Read this short, but creepy tale to find out what happened when Aaron took boxcar 1313 one cold, moonlit night. Ages 9+
The Day the Whistles Cried: The Great Cornfield Meet at Dutchman's Curve
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,150. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History, Nonfiction » History » North America
Two steam locomotives collide head-on in a cornfield at the edge of Nashville on July 9, 1918, taking the lives of more than a hundred people and injuring at least 300 others. This tragic tale, set against a backdrop of wartime urgency and human error, unfolds in the midst of the racial and societal divisions of the early twentieth century: a riveting story of decided historical impact.
Roy the Rabbit
Price: Free! Words: 400. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
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Roy was a special rabbit. He had a beautiful white fur, long ears, sharp white teeth and a long, bushy tail. You heard it right; long tail.
Opening The Moonlight Gate
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,270. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014 by SkyTint. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
No one remembers how long ago the Moonlight Gates closed, but every citizen knows what is needed to open them again - three human children. Boris has guarded two children for many years but despairs of finding a third. Jake never intended to travel to another world. But he did. The third key has arrived. The first city to open its gate will control the moonlight. Let the battle begin.
Night on the Milky Way Railroad by Miyazawa Kenji
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,210. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Inspirational
This unfinished but classic story of friendship, loss, and the search for true happiness has inspired the creation of dozens of movies, plays, manga, anime, television shows, musical pieces, and even research papers.
We've Got Something In Common
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Adventure and romance are discovered on a train across Italy, and in the city of Brindisi, Italy by the main character and his friend Dave.
Mira's Hope
Series: The Sword of Lumina, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,100. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Restored to life, Galena finds herself in a world with which she is unfamiliar. The chains of Rau having been removed, Galena’s magic is unchecked and Rau knows it. In a desperate race to retrieve the Sword of Lumina after Mira reveals her hiding place, Galena is plagued with self-doubt and a fear of what’s to come.
The Taste Of Red
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It's hard to understand a person whose emotions you cant read, hard to fall in love with a sunset you cant watch. You can't pick the hand you’re dealt, no superior god or force can give you back something that has been taken from you, so we’re forced to make the best of what we have, but never a day in my life did I not think of that light and will it back with every hope I had.
Thar Express
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 140,390. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Am I dead? Is this how it feels to be dead......? Found near the India-Pakistan LoC, barely alive and with no memory of his identity, his past or the circumstances that led him to that remote and sensitive part of the country - is he the dangerous insurgent that the authorities suspect him to be? What they find reveals a wholly unexpected truth.