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Unbalanced
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,070. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
From future commentary on NASCAR racing to animated characters crossing into the real world, from the self-conscious to the unconscious, Jim Baen Memorial Grand Prize winner, and Writers of the Future Finalist Sean Monaghan presents a collection of quirky and odd science fiction stories. This book length collection includes a dozen stories from the fringes.
The Hard Karma Shuffle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,980. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
One-named aging flower child Paladin is a fugitive from the 60's and now a fugitive from the law as he's suspected of the murder of a low-rent lawyer. He draws on the subculture of Portland, Oregon to stay one step ahead of the cops and close in on the real murderers.
D. D. Murphry, Secret Policeman
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,620. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014 by Imagination Fully Dilated Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
D.D. Murphry, Secret Policeman, fights the crimes nobody else can see or believe. Despite the daily perils and without praise, he lives a hard life on the street as a homeless man while pursuing the most dangerous criminals. Ordinary people sleep secure in their beds never knowing they owe their happiness to the one man who stands alone against hidden evildoers: D. D. Murphry, Secret Policeman.
The Skeptic (A Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Horror » General
Sheryl is a skeptic and doesn’t believe in ghosts, but her boyfriend Mike has plans to change her mind.
Mr. Boots (A Short Story)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Finding your place in the world is challenging enough, but how about the entire universe? John would rather enjoy a cold beer and watch a sports game than answer such difficult questions. However, an outburst of melancholy from his best friend and the appearance of a headless cowboy may call for a sudden change in plans.
Cancellation Clause (A Short Story)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Certain situations in life offer a second chance, but death is rarely one of them. Not ready to check out just yet? Then be sure to ask about the Cancellation Clause. After all, death may be irreversible, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be negotiable. This story is also available in the bundled collection, "All Things Odd: 12 Speculative Fiction Stories."
Mender (A Short Story)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Seeing a big, red handlebar mustache every now and then isn't unusual, but three in one day, especially when one belongs to a woman? Now something strange is going on! Couple that with a hoard of rats invading your apartment and you've got a real problem on your hands. To add insult to injury, finding out that you are the root cause of all this could really ruin your day!
Above the Clouds (A Short Story)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Up in the air and out of your mind. Rick has been cooped up for half a day in economy class on a flight to Beijing and is ready for a change of pace. Unexpected turbulence though could prove to be more than asked for as Rick realizes his plane may not be alone in the cloudy skies over China. This story is also available in the bundled collection, “All Things Odd: 12 Speculative Fiction Stories."
Epidermis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,010. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014 by Eugenius Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Literature » Literary
An eclectic collection of confronting short stories that peel away masks and expose sides of life that are usually simmering beneath the surface. Written by Nikki McWatters who was shortlisted for the Queensland Premiers Literary Award for emerging author. This is an anthology that will make you think about life with greater depth. Raw. Honest. Confrontational.
The Fourth Wall
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 26,240. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Stanislavsky's Fourth Wall is the barrier actors use to keep out their fear of the audience. When murderer Peter McPherson is released early from prison, Rob's wall collapses with disastrous consequences and the play he is in closes. Only by facing their real life fears can the actors rebuilt their lives and save their friend and producer, Sam.