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The Boy Who Needed Heroes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Ben’s wife leaves him, taking little Casey with her, he feels lost. Ben just wants to read to Casey, to tell her stories, and he knows just the one: a fairy tale his father read to him as a boy—before things went bad. But finding the story proves difficult. And the truth behind the story might prove most difficult of all.
The Monster in Our Midst
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,580. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When a disturbing postcard arrives at his Atlanta office, Emerson knows he must report it to the NAACP. The postcard, sent by the mysterious Lureen from Abbotts Creek, Arkansas, depicts yet another lynching. Emerson agrees to travel to Abbotts Creek to investigate, but he knows doing so poses great risk. Emerson only passes as white, and this Lureen knows his face.
Crossing the River Styx
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Edith never wanted to visit the caves. But Frank insisted. Now, Frank lay in a pool of blood in those caves, and Edith wants to know why. When Albert sees Edith emerge from the caves covered in blood, he has no idea what to think. He barely recognizes the wealthy newlywed who arrived just days before in the brand-new 1926 Chevrolet Phaeton he so admired. Together, they must find the truth.
The Peyti Crisis: A Retrieval Artist Novel
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,730. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The Moon barely survived the devastation of Anniversary Day. The second round of attacks planned to kill millions more. With the life of every human and alien on the Moon hanging in the balance, the Moon’s chief security officer, Noelle DeRicci, and Retrieval Artist Miles Flint race to discover the identity of the masterminds behind the attacks before it’s too late.
Phantom
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Stabbings mar the Dixon Theater’s reputation. No one knows who committed them or why. And they only happen on nights where soloists play classical music. Nights when the piano won’t tune. Nights when victims and witnesses see shadows in every corner. Martin owned the theater when the Phantom spilled the first victim’s blood across the stage. Now, he plans to unmask the killer once and for all.
Voyeuristic Tendencies
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,730. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Maggie knows things. She reads a person’s thoughts and uses that information to make a living. But when she meets the old man, everything changes. He knows things he shouldn’t, things that threaten Maggie’s sense of security. He also says he knows her future. And that terrifies her more than anything. An homage to Robert Silverberg’s novel Dying Inside.
Smith's Monthly #16
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,620. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Nearly seventy thousand words of original fiction from USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith. In this sixteenth volume the full and complete novel, Lake Roosevelt: A Thunder Mountain series novel, plus five short stories, an ongoing serial novel, and many other features.
Cold Call: A Cold Poker Gang Mystery
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 43,270. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
When retired detective Bayard Lott offers to help retired detective Julia Rogers search for her lost friend near a remote Idaho lake, they find clues that might lead them directly to the most dangerous serial killer in Las Vegas history. Set in the rugged mountains of Idaho, this twisted mystery pits the Cold Poker Gang against a master criminal.
War Cake
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Elle believes in the war cakes she bakes. She believes they will help her loved ones return home safely. But not everyone in Elle’s family believes in their power. And that lack of belief can mean the difference between life and death. A story about love, hope, and the magic of belief.
The Best and the Brightest
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a 1960s Chicago where Bobby Kennedy serves as president, Mayor Daley rules the city and Martin Luther King, Jr. finds himself victim to a failed assassination attempt, the African-American community hoped Willis would change the world. But when his chance comes in the form of a story implicating Kennedy and Daley in the hit on King, Willis must make a choice: fame or self-preservation.
Search & Recovery: A Retrieval Artist Universe Novel
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Series: Retrieval Artist Universe, Book 11. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,040. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Anniversary Day Saga, Book 4 Amid the ruin, heroes emerge from the unlikeliest places... The Anniversary Day bombings devastated the Moon, killing thousands. While survivors search for missing loved ones and the rich and powerful set plans in motion to capitalize on the Moon’s misfortune, Luc Deshin—the most feared man in Armstrong—vows to uncover those responsible for the attacks on the Moon.
Courting Rites
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When Silas loses his banjo, he seeks help from a P.I. She takes the job to fill her pockets and the never-ending loneliness of her days. But this job might prove much harder than she thought. Because Silas reminds her of moments in her past—and she needs to figure out why.
Hearts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
David loved Kari from the moment he first saw her. That love inspired his art. But something more, something darker might prove his greatest inspiration of all—if only he can finally look within his own heart.
Smith's Monthly #15
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,230. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Near seventy thousand words of original fiction from USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith. In this fifteenth volume the full and complete novel, Cold Call: A Cold Poker Gang series mystery novel, plus four short stories, an ongoing serial novel, and many other features.
The Edwards Mansion
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,940. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Sherri Edwards only wanted to refurbish an abandoned old mansion that carried her family name. Her goal: To bring the mansion back to original glory. But the ghost of the original owner kept chasing away all workers. About to give up, two friends suggest she go with them into the past, to see the mansion, meet the original owner, and figure out why he killed himself.
Changeling
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Gift first saw the lights as a baby. The faerie lights promised him a different life from the one he would know in the castle. But he couldn’t resist the pull of the mortal world. And that curiosity might change the course of not one, but two, kingdoms forever. An unforgettable story that inspired part of World Fantasy Award winner Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s international bestselling Fey series.
Fiction River: Pulse Pounders
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 72,660. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Starts with a bang. Ends with a bang. And a lot of bang in between. Ranging from straight thriller to science fiction, fantasy to pulp adventure, these stories make your heart race. Share the excitement as a woman held hostage in a chair has only a few minutes to escape, and a man trapped in a time loop revisits a crisis point in the past. Includes a never-before-published Frank Herbert story.
Purity Test
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,900. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
At the Keep, women serve one purpose: pawns for greater power. Power belonging to Micheline’s father. He uses magic to achieve that goal, but that magic serves another purpose, as well. It tests a woman’s purity. And what Micheline learns about this test will change her forever.
A Murder of Clones: A Retrieval Artist Universe Novel
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Series: Retrieval Artist Universe, Book 10. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,320. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The Anniversary Day bombings on the Moon sent shockwaves throughout the Earth Alliance. No one knows who created the clones responsible and turned them into ruthless killers. No one knows where or when they’ll strike next. This third book of the Anniversary Day Saga sheds further light on the Anniversary Day events, and introduces several new key characters.
An Incursion of Mice
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Beautiful longhaired tom Wall T runs a tight household. But when the other cats in his pride begin reporting a mouse incursion, he launches an investigation. What he uncovers might change everything he thought he knew about crime and leadership. This delightful detective tale by USA Today bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch offers a fascinating feline perspective on the nature of a crime.
Track 61
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,070. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Kessa possesses only small magic. But her skills allow her to help those who wield bigger magic. Her latest job takes her deep into the bowels of New York City’s subway system, hunting for bits of history long since forgotten. And what she finds deep down in the dark will both threaten her life and change it forever.
Theme and Variations
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Katie’s world revolved around Matthew: her love, her music, her telecollaboration inventions, all focused on him. Even gone, Matthew still dominates Katie’s world. Her memories hold the key to his masterwork, he says. But memories sometimes play tricks. And sometimes, they hold the secret to truths long buried.
The Space Between Hope and Dreams
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Before he left to fight in World War II, Jack promised Myrtle he’d be home for Christmas. But Myrtle begged Jack not to make a promise he couldn’t keep. Christmas after Christmas, decade after decade, Myrtle thinks of Jack and his promise, of the life they might have had were it not for the war. Until Myrtle finally understands that somehow, someday, Jack will find his way home for Christmas.
Inspiration
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
When Cat’s romance novels bring an uninvited guest to her door on Christmas Eve, the choices she and John make could finally allow them to consummate their relationship—or end their time together forever.
Harold Angel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Susan gave birth to her son on Christmas Day, she named him Harold, after her late father. All his life, Harold wanted to sing. And all his life, Harold met with disappointment. So, when his own son arrives on December 25 as well, Harold faces a difficult choice: continue the legacy or spare his son the same hardships.
Commute
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
She spends each day as two people: herself and Mr. Haworth’s secretary. Home, work, home, work. Then, a man on the subway train confides in her that he lost his job months ago and kept it from his wife. And somehow, that seemingly random conversation will change everything she thought she knew about her commute, her life, herself.
Chains
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,040. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Erika Brandis thought leading a tour group of teenage girls would be easy. Easier than a group of boys, anyway. Until one girl goes missing. Now, Erika must partner with Jaime to find the girl—and maybe, just maybe, exorcise more than one ghost from their past.
Dressed in Holiday Style
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,800. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Few know more about Greater World need than Raine. Can she help Niko fight decades of tradition at Claus & Company for the greater good? And can they help each other believe that fairy tales really do exist?
Smith's Monthly #14
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,370. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Near eighty thousand words of original fiction from USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith. In this fourteenth volume the full and complete novel, The Edwards Mansion: A Thunder Mountain series novel, plus four short stories, an ongoing serial novel, and many other features.
My Real Cousin Ruby
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,050. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In “My Real Cousin Ruby,” World Fantasy Award winner Kristine Kathryn Rusch challenges the border between reality and the land of dreams. And what crosses that border leaves serious consequences behind on both sides.
Fiction River: Past Crime
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 82,480. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Laws change from culture to culture, decade to decade. Strange laws make criminals of ordinary citizens. Like the Massachusetts woman whose brother asks her for help, slave hunters at his heels. Or the Chinese immigrant who finds himself in the middle of a crooked game of Fan Tan. Or the Native American detective searching New York’s Stonewall Bar for a ratfink during a world-changing riot.
Smith's Monthly #13
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,960. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Near eighty thousand words of original fiction from USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith. In this thirteenth volume the full and complete novel, Heaven Painted as a Christmas Gift: A Ghost of a Chance series novel, plus five short stories, an ongoing serial novel, and many other features.
Avalanche Creek
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,410. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Returning to the time travel western world of Thunder Mountain, USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith weaves his most complex story to date. A time travel western that stretches across timelines from the Idaho Wilderness to an old Boise hotel with a very special room.
Sweet Young Things
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,280. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Fala wants revenge. Revenge against Preston for ruining her life. Revenge for ruining so many other lives in the process Preston thought she was just a sweet young thing. But Fala is not sweet. And Preston needs to learn that—the hard way.
Live Performance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
He loves live music. He lives for it. Once, live performances were an event: People dressed up, listened reverently, knew how to behave respectfully. No more. Now he must contend with coughs and whispers. Or does he…?
Snapshots
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Cleavon saw his first murder victim at his friend Emmett Till’s funeral. Cleavon fled Chicago to raise his family, but the violence followed him. Now, he worries that his grandson Ty will die as horribly as Emmett, and for no good reason. Cleavon wants his family out of Chicago, but Ty wants to repair the city—and he just might do it.
Children
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
McIntyre tries everything he can think of to escape his family legacy. Regardless of his efforts, the end remains the same: death. McIntyre learned to deal with death long ago, but when the same legacy threatens his son, McIntyre knows he must find a new way to fight or he’ll lose everything.
Northern Correspondent
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Severson made a name for himself once, as a crack reporter. But now, years later, he hides behind his typewriter. Until the day Molly walks through the door looking for a job. Molly, with her ideals and her determination and her courage. Molly might change his life—but not necessarily in the way he hopes.
The High Edge: A Seeders Universe Novel
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,710. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith returns to his fan-favorite Seeders Universe series with a fifth novel, The High Edge. Benny Slade lives in New York City. One moment the city around him (and everyone he knows) seems normal. The next moment, everyone dies.
Heaven Painted as a Christmas Gift
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 43,370. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Poker Boy and his team have saved the world countless times. The Ghost of a Chance agency follows a similar charge. Superheroes and ghosts, all working for the greater good. But as the holidays approach, both groups face a challenge with higher stakes than either can tackle alone.
Discoverability
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 83,630. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
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Discoverability: a modern marketing buzzword. For writers, discoverability means the difference between gaining an audience and publishing into the void. Now, USA Today bestselling author and renowned business blogger Kristine Kathryn Rusch deftly tackles the topic of discoverability in this latest WMG Writers’ Guide.
Asset Protection
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,820. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Carla uses her thieving past for good. Hired by retailers to test the effectiveness of their security systems, she makes a good living, despite her felony conviction. But when she runs into the detective who busted her years ago, and finds out he, too, works in the loss prevention business, she does some digging. What she finds could dredge up her past and threaten her future.
Notes from the Buffer Zone
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Mrs. Carpenter considers Tracy a lost cause, one of those students who cares little about school and even less about completing her writing assignments. Until the day Tracy offers her teacher a glimpse into the creative soul that lies beneath the teenage exterior. And that glimpse will change everything Tracy’s teacher knows about her student, and herself.
Smith's Monthly #12
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,030. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Over eighty thousand words of original fiction from USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith. In this twelfth volume the full and complete novel, Avalanche Creek: A Thunder Mountain Novel, plus five short stories, two ongoing serial novels, and many other features.
Fiction River: Fantastic Detectives
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 77,160. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Fantastic detectives come in many forms, from dogs to elves to eggs. (Yes, eggs.) And fantastic detective stories come in all mystery subgenres, from cozy to hard-boiled. (Remember. Eggs.) All of these forms and subgenres combine to create one of the most delightful additions to the Fiction River anthology series.
Glass Walls
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Beth pays for crimes she committed as a child while under alien influence. Languishing in indentured servitude, her employers use her to satisfy the needs of their alien guests. To cope, she withdraws. But when Beth meets an alien who endures the same loneliness Beth suffers, her actions surprise even her.
Heaven Painted as a Poker Chip
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,520. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Starting into a brand new series, USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith asks a simple question: What happens if ghosts can fight crime and bad guys? Just fifteen minutes after Dr. Jewel Kelly meets Deputy Sheriff Tommy Ralston, they both die. They simply become ghosts, hanging around their own death scene in the mountains of Montana, waiting for something to happen.
FoL
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jonathan Alexander Nicholas Ashworth the Fourth—called Nico—fears nothing. He lives a life of power, prestige, money. He makes his own way, but when that fails, he uses fixers, the best money can buy. Until FoL begins targeting him. Against FoL, fixers can’t help him. Can he help himself? Or will FoL win?
September at Wall and Broad
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,760. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
September 1920, New York City: Phillipa D’Arco makes a living investigating the past for the United States Government. Bloodless, they call her, making her one of the best operatives. So, when Phillipa fails to return back to 2057 to report her findings, Assistant Attorney General Preston Lane needs to make a decision: send in yet another investigator or lose a valuable asset.
Heading West
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
She heads west to escape. The old-timers watch her coming as the full moon fills the Montana skies. Strange things happen to women here during the full moon. And everyone here knows that but her.
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