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Empty Storage
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Price: Free! Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Big Eddie was king of the storage unit auctions. He threw around money like it was nothing and bought units regardless of their contents. After purchasing Unit 31, he thought he'd overpaid for another pile of junk. It turns out, strangely enough, that what seemed like trash could actually be treasure.
4 Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,480. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
This volume contains three previously published short stories, a new story, and an introduction. In the newest piece, "Sweet Suburbia," Sergeant Blakely and his fellow SWAT team officers raid a neighborhood in search of drug growing operations. With a helicopter, Humvee, and thermal imaging camera at their disposal, they come across a suspicious but quintessentially suburban home.
Jake Hehl Brooklyn Robins Pitcher And Catholic League Bowling Star
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Jake Hehl is an atypical biographical subject. He was a high school sports phenom. He excelled in baseball, basketball, and football at Brooklyn Prep. Hehl pitched one inning in major league baseball before being summoned for military duty in World War I. He pitched in the minor leagues from 1918-1926. He was a versatile athlete who became a star bowler in Brooklyn's 1940s Catholic Church Leagues.
Jeremy's Space Rock
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Price: Free! Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
A twelve year old boy while looking at the stars in the night sky notices one star getting bigger. The more he stares the bigger it get, but it's not moving. Then he realizes there is a reason it's not moving. With no time to act he freezes with fear and awaits the inevitable catastrophe that approaches. PLEASE “RATE“ THIS STORY at the bottom of this site. Thanks!
Coming Home
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Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
A tragic car accident leaves Tim and Catherine, teens and without parents. It also leaves them with a bitter sense of betrayal. Can they get past this and go on with their lives or grow up in the midst of this darkness? PLEASE “RATE“ THIS STORY at the bottom of this site. Thanks!
The Danger Below
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Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Four years ago something happened to Robbie at the beach's edge. Now he carries a fear that keeps him out of the ocean. Can he whip this fear before it whips him? PLEASE “RATE“ THIS STORY at the bottom of this site. Thanks!
Plastic Tulips
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Series: In the Eyes of the Clones. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,050. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The town of Portis doesn't fault Sophie Carter for gunning down Samantha Tosh in the local grocery store. Knowing that a copy of a younger, more beautiful you walked the streets around your home would drive anyone to murder. Nor was Samantha a person. She was only a synthetic, and Franklin Tosh should've known better than to think a clone could substitute for a human wife.
Poetic Ramblings, Rants and Lyrics of a Misspent 70's Youth
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: American English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Writing can be a therapy when used to exercise the mind, and stimulate the cerebral ability of one’s own boundary. I used poetry, rants and musings as a way to heal by writing whatever struck my muse at the time. Sometimes my words were like lyrics in the song of my life. I had a sister with a gypsy spirit back then, who inspired me to write, and begin my artistic journey. All my misspent youth..
The Beckford Bottom Beast
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Price: Free! Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Ralph sticks his tongue between the terminals of a nine-volt battery, and so becomes initiated into the pack of children who assemble to fight the beast lurking in the river, draining their town of life. The monster has stolen precious treasure from each child who pedals his and her bicycle towards the dark to confront the monster, and those young warriors speed out of town to earn their revenge.
Coby's Short Dilemma
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Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate
Coby is somewhat short for his age. He's frustrated and thinks himself as a "shrimp." He and his friend stumble on to a home break-in and his friend gets caught. Now he has to figure out how to rescue him from the dangerous burglar. Can his small size help in the rescue or will he get taken as prisoner too?