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Smith's Monthly #10
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,300. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Over eighty thousand words of original fiction from USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith. In this tenth volume the full and complete novel, Heaven Painted as a Poker Chip, plus five short stories, two ongoing serial novels, and many other features.
Alien Influences: The Short Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Years ago, John paid for horrible crimes based on alien ritual he committed as a child. Now, alienated from his fellow humans, he works as a bounty hunter. But his latest job takes him a little too close to the past he tries to forget. And this time, he might not escape with his life. This story appears in slightly different form in the novel, Alien Influences.
Smith's Monthly #9
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 70,890. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Over eighty thousand words of original fiction from USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith. In this ninth volume the full and complete novel, Morning Song, plus four short stories, two ongoing serial novels, and many other features.
The Silence
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,730. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Homicide Detective Spencer Gray knows he should be grateful for the lack of work due to The Silence—two weeks without a murder in Manhattan. But he misses the action. More, something feels off. When one of his colleagues suggests a wager to see who can close the strangest case on his or her desk, he knows just the one. But solving this case might mean uncovering answers he’ll wish he hadn’t found.
Rick the Robber Baron
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Kita Ogude wakes up tied to a post in her simulation room, she knows marauders have tried to take her ship-again. But this time something feels off, and familiar. She thinks she knows this marauder. And her desire to regain her ship becomes secondary to something she has wanted for a very long time: revenge.
Life of a Dream
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,150. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith finally gives the popular Captain Brian Saber his first full-length novel. Brian Saber and Dot Leeds constantly must leave their nursing home rooms and their aging bodies to fly across known space to save the Earth and the Earth Protection League. They love the job, they love feeling needed. But in the end, will being needed be enough?
One Small Step
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,430. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Nyalou Templeton serves on the council for Tranquility Base to give some meaning to her life. Liz Borra, on the other hand, wants to control council. So when meek little Nyalou stands up to Liz over the preservation of the Arrival Monument and its footprint, Liz figures she can intimidate the council like she always does. But Liz might have underestimated Nyalou.
Common Sense
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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In our time, Benjamin Franklin helped Thomas Paine emigrate to the colonies, where the two helped shape the creation of the United States of America. But what if Paine had never made it to the colonies. What fate would he have met if he remained in England?
Fast Cars
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,930. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The four musketeers plus one they call themselves: Johnny, Craig, Dale, Rennie and Carren. They want to make something of themselves, do great things after high school. So, they devise an experiment to guarantee their lives will amount to something. And that experiment changes their futures—but not in the ways any of them expects.
When Thomas Jefferson Dined Alone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,880. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Living History Professor Kimber Lawson’s least favorite student brings her a report of Mary Todd Lincoln conducting séances in the White House, Kimber brushes it off. But then more reports come to her attention—of historical figures hearing voices, seeing ghosts and holding séances that had never before been reported—she knows she must investigate.
Eating It Too
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Sophie pours love into her cooking. For years, she shared her gift with her husband. Now, she will infuse her baking with every feeling she possesses—one final act as payment for everything Harold plans for their future.
Killing the Top Ten Sacred Cows of Indie Publishing
Series: WMG Writer's Guide. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,850. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
As indie publishing flourishes, many, many myths form around this new booming area of publishing. USA Today bestselling author and major indie blogger Dean Wesley Smith takes a cut at killing some of the myths before they can take root.
The Early Conundrums: A Spade/Paladin Collection
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,760. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Spade: Secret Master of Fandom and Private Detective. Paladin: Spade’s enigmatic sidekick and infamous detective for hire. Together: Two of masterful author Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s most popular characters.
Trial
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A man stands trial for brutally killing a 12-year-old girl. But does a trial bring actual justice? And what can a father do to deal with the horror? A heart-wrenching story about those left behind to cope with the aftermath.
The Slots of Saturn: A Poker Boy Novel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,610. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith brings you his first full-length novel featuring the origin story of his most popular character, the superhero Poker Boy. The Slots of Saturn introduces the captivating and clever Gambling Universe where Lady Luck actually exists, the gods employ superheroes and high-stakes humor often saves the day.
Dancers Like Children
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,770. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Dr. Justin Schafer travels to the Bountiful colony to investigate a series of brutal murders. The colonists blame the Dancers, an alien species the colony relies on for its livelihood. But the more Schafer investigates, the more complicated the case seems. He begins to wonder if his past mistakes-mistakes that led to genocide-will color his judgment.
Smith's Monthly #8
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,550. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Over eighty thousand words of original fiction from USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith. In this eighth volume the full and complete novel, Life of a Dream, plus five short stories, two ongoing serial novels, and many other features.
The Young Shall See Visions and the Old Dream Dreams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,660. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Nell’s determination drives her throughout her life. It allowed her to play baseball when only “tomboys” played. It allowed her to walk again when doctors said she never would. And now, even in old age, it will allow her to find answers to questions plaguing her for her entire life. But the answers she seeks solve one mystery and pose another.
The Application of Hope: A Diving Universe Novella
Series: Diving Universe. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,060. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Captain Tory Sabin knows all too well the dangers of the anacapa drive, and that sometimes ships enter foldspace never to return. The ships simply disappear, taking their crews with them. Responding to a distress call from Captain Jonathan “Coop” Cooper, Sabin knows she must race against time to find him and his ship.
Hollywood Ending: A Faerie Justice Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,160. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
1946: Betty Nerenhauser works with the famous screenwriter Jackson Holden Carter in hopes of learning enough from him to earn her big break. But her break comes when she least expects it—the day strange little men show up at Jackson’s office asking for his help. Soon, Betty finds out just why Jackson mentored her—and how high the cost if it turns out he was wrong.
Fiction River: Fantasy Adrift
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,010. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Anthologies » General
From fairy tales fractured into unrecognizability to Russian mobsters hanging out with zombies, from New World slavery to modern Alaskan cruise ships, the stories in Fantasy Adrift sail across the genre. Two writers make their fiction debuts next to bestsellers Steve Perry and Dean Wesley Smith to take readers on a journey of the imagination—as only Fiction River can do.
Kill Game: A Cold Poker Gang Mystery
Series: Cold Poker Gang, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,300. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith takes you into the world of his acclaimed novel Dead Money with a new series about a group of retired Las Vegas Police detectives playing poker and solving cold cases.
Shadow Side
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,830. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Dan Retsler left Oregon for a reason. He never planned to return. But something draws him to accept an interview for police chief in a small town near the Oregon Caves. After all, the caves call the mountains their home, not the coast, where Retsler still fights haunting memories of strange creatures. But he soon discovers that something lurks in the shadows of this mountain town.
Five Starving Cats and a Dead Dog
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
They think they’ve found their dream home. But something seems off. Abandoned purebred cats. A dead dog. Still, little Grubby the cat hunts fearlessly until that fateful day. The day answers arrive on their doorstep. The day that changes everything.
Game Testing
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,190. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
When Jen DeAngelo picked up and moved for the umpteenth time, she didn’t know where she would end up, as per usual. But when she finds herself in a place with family history—her family history—she decides to stay and investigate her roots.
The First Tee Panic
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,250. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Former PGA Golf Professional and USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith walks you step-by-step, club-by-club from your car to the first tee and beyond in a laugh-out-loud style that not only teaches, but entertains.
Smith's Monthly #7
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,350. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Over ninety thousand words of original fiction from USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith. In this seventh volume the full and complete Poker Boy novel, The Slots of Saturn, plus four original short stories, two ongoing serial novels, and many other features.
The Scottish Play
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,960. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Portia uses her magic to solve problems—theatrical problems. She prefers to work alone, even though her two sisters possess magic, too. But her latest job, in London’s West End, poses problems not only because of the play being performed—the cursed Scottish Play (aka Macbeth)—but because she must deal with a magic she has never seen before.
Earth Day
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Albert Suttles’ mother championed Earth Day and its environmental causes. The cause became her first priority, almost an obsession. And Albert’s obsession? His mother. In her honor, he will Save The Earth.
How to Write a Novel in Ten Days
Series: WMG Writer's Guide. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Even in today’s fast-paced world, the myth that writing fast equals writing badly—or, conversely, writing well equals writing slowly—persists. Now, USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith aims to shatter this myth once and for all with this latest WMG Writer’s Guide.
The Gallery of His Dreams
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,480. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » General
One of the most decorated and famous novellas of the 1990s, The Gallery of His Dreams remains a timeless tale of love, loss, and the power of art. Mathew Brady, the first great war photographer, died broke in service of his art. In The Gallery of His Dreams, acclaimed writer Kristine Kathryn Rusch gives Mathew Brady a look at the future repercussions, power, and incredible value of his art.
The Enemy Within
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,520. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Alternative history
In our world, Hoover kept his secrets until long after his death. In Seamus O’Reilly’s world, Hoover’s secrets get him killed. The Enemy Within offers alternate history so plausible that only Kristine Kathryn Rusch could have written it. Winner of the 2014 Sidewise Award for Best Long Form Alternate History.
Sob Sisters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,240. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Madison, Wisconsin, 1972—When Detective Hank Kaplan calls Valentina Wilson to a crime scene, she wonders why. She soon finds more questions than answers in a secret room belonging to a wealthy female philanthropist, whose brutal murder the police hastily cover up.
Sector Justice
Series: Seeders Universe, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,510. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Mattie Silks must team up with the most unlikely of partners to save the sector from a ruthless dictator. But her problem with Red Simms stems from more than just his work with Innocence Incorporated. She can’t keep her hands off him. And he can’t seem to keep his hands off her either. With or without love, the two of them must save the galaxy.
Sinner-Saints
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,090. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Brash, outspoken, Lillian Hellman follows her own truth. Even when that truth costs her love. When the dark days of Communist blacklisting threaten everything Hellman has built, she must decide whether her truth will carry her, or if she will, as Hammett once warned, sell out her friends to save herself.
Smith's Monthly #6
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 70,960. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Over ninety thousand words of original fiction from USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith. In this sixth volume the full and complete mystery novel Kill Game, plus four original short stories, two ongoing serial novels, and many other features.
Perennials
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Grief often transports us to the past. But for one woman, the transportation becomes more literal. She lives more in the past than the present, her beloved grandmother often tells her. Until one final moment of grief changes her forever.
The Hanging Judge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
People fear Judge Esmé Morell. They call her The Hanging Judge because she actually uses the execution chamber she travels with from colony to colony. She places market value on lives. But she might come to regret that. Because not everyone fears her as much as she thinks.
Fiction River Special Edition: Crime
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,590. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
From a twisted tale of greed by masterful writer Kate Wilhelm to a dark tale of murder and betrayal by Shamus-award winner Brendan DuBois, Fiction River Special Edition: Crime covers the entire gamut of the mystery genre—cozy to noir. New York Times bestselling author Julie Hyzy joins Edgar Award-winner Doug Allyn and several others to create one of the strongest anthologies of the season.
Street Justice: A Smokey Dalton Novel
Series: Smokey Dalton, Book 7. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,930. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In the first week of the new decade, an emergency phone call shatters Chicago Private Detective Smokey Dalton’s hopes for a good 1970. His adopted son Jimmy and Jimmy’s best friend and cousin Keith Grimshaw need help.
Monumental Summit
Series: Thunder Mountain, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,980. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Bonnie and Duster Kendal, two of the world’s great mathematicians, hire historical interior designer April Buckley and architect Ryan Knott to design and furnish a huge lodge to the year 1900 standards. Only problem: The lodge can’t be built. It can’t exist. Yet, somehow it does because they’ve built it before.
Play Like a Girl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Inspired with permission by Janis Ian’s song, “Play like a Girl” weaves Ian’s lyrics into a story of empowerment. Haunted by her mother’s ghost, a musician needs to vanquish not only the ghost but her own history, as well.
The Injustice Collector
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
For two centuries, Injustice Collecting allowed for balance in a system populated by many sentient species. Everyone understood the system and its necessity. Until the humans arrived. They want justice for what happened to their children. But the humans don’t understand the proceedings. And misunderstandings might prove the catalyst to the greatest threat the system will ever face.
Smith's Monthly #5
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 84,530. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Over ninety thousand words of original fiction from USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith. In this fifth volume the full and complete science fiction novel Sector Justice, plus four original short stories, two ongoing serial novels, and many other features.
A Little Night Music
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Andrew has problems fitting in. But for a change, he’d like to stand out for something he does well. If only the adults in his life will let him.
Fiction River: Moonscapes
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 72,900. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » General
We all look up at the moon and wonder. And maybe dream. For centuries, the moon filled our imaginations. Eleven professional writers took those dreams and set original stories on moons scattered all over the galaxy.
Against Time
Series: Seeders Universe, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,760. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith introduces his galaxy-spanning Seeders Universe with a new novel. After most of the humans on Earth die simultaneously, Callie Sheridan and Vardis Fisher must work to discover the secrets of a galaxy that has been hidden in plain sight, even from the powerful humans who rescued millions. And in the process, they just might change everything.
Killing the Top Ten Sacred Cows of Publishing: A WMG Writer's Guide
Series: WMG Writer's Guide. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,370. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
The publishing world continues to evolve, but myths about who can make a living as a fiction writer maintain a life of their own. Whether you pursue traditional or indie publishing success, you need to know the pitfalls and traps that undermine many writers’ careers.
Skating in Time
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Mickey never imagined her life would turn out this way. But she learned the hard way that life holds many surprises. Seeking solace on the skating rink, she discovers that life’s changes hold hope for new beginnings—if only she knows where to look.
Second Fiddle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Homicide Detective Ned Zaleski resents the chief’s decision to enlist Sherlock Holmes’ help in Zaleski’s latest murder investigation. Zaleski fails to see how Holmes, newly transported to the 1990s from his own time by the Santa Cruz Time Wizards, can shed any light on a modern-day serial killer. But Zaleski soon learns Holmes’ earned his reputation for insight honestly.


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