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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 ยท The Diving Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,090. 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: $4.99 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.
Chimera
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,250. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Gen wishes she could escape that horrible day, the day she lost her world. Medical advances can rebuild her body but not her devastated psyche. For that, she needs therapy. And her therapist insists that she care for another creature—a chimera. Soon, Gen discovers that humanity hides in the most unexpected places.
Thunder Mountain
Series: Thunder Mountain, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,830. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Offered a free trip into a remote Idaho wilderness that she loves and studies, Professor Dawn Edwards can’t refuse. On the trip she meets Professor Madison Rogers, and they fall for each other before they even reach their destination. But living in the Old West proves to be a brutal task. Somehow, Dawn must survive to rescue herself, her friends, and the man she loves.
Smith's Monthly #4
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 90,490. Language: English. Published: January 15, 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 fourth volume the full and complete science fiction novel Monumental Summit, plus four original short stories, two ongoing serial novels, and many other features.
Dust and Kisses
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,820. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » General
When Carey Noack returns to the ruined Portland, Oregon, hoping to meet other survivors after three years of living alone, she doesn't expect the man of her dreams. At first, Matt Ladel, the only person living in the old city, thinks he imagined the beautiful woman weaving through dead cars. Then he finds the reality behind the fantasy.
The Destroyer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When a creature appears and offers the feral cat the Bargain—24 hours in another form—the cat forms a plan. He must use the Bargain to his advantage to save the life he knows. But the Bargain comes with hidden perils. And if his plan fails, many will pay the price.
Bonding
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,780. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Marisa relishes her undercover work—it suits her loner nature. But when an assignment meant to bust a ring of Ce’nark poachers goes sideways, Marisa finds herself in a position she never wanted—caring for another life form. But returning the creature to its family proves more complicated than she imagined. And the truth she uncovers might have lasting ramifications throughout the system.
Skylight
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Abandoned by everyone, Skye strikes a bargain with the Assassins Guild at the tender age of 14 to work off her education. But in the years that follow, her training proves she must escape an assassin’s life. After failing one final test, she learns her fate—a fate no one can see coming.
By the Chimney, With Care
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Punishments for elven crimes vary. So, when Rolf finds himself serving time as a toy on a mantel during the Christmas season, Rolf figures he got off easy. But when a lonely child asks him to deliver a message to Santa, he realizes his rehabilitation comes with a price—one he might not be prepared to pay.
The Devil's Churn
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,390. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In The Devil’s Churn, bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch creates a terrifying world where the dark depths of the Pacific Ocean unleash a secret evil lurking among the crashing waves.
Smith's Monthly #3
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 77,860. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
Over one hundred thousand words of original fiction from USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith. In this third volume, the full and complete science fiction novel Against Time, plus four original short stories, two ongoing serial novels, and many other features.
Losing Dolly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Annabeth loses her dolly three days after her daddy died. Little Annabeth searches everywhere, but she can’t understand why God would take away her best friend so soon after taking her daddy. And so close to Christmas. To heal, she must discover why dolly disappeared and find a reason to believe in God once more.
Three Wishes Before A Fire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
On Christmas Eve, Rob finds himself drawn to the set of his TV show. Jaded and disenchanted, Rob hopes to find something, anything, to bring a bit of joy back into his existence. What he discovers that lonely Christmas Eve will change his life—again. An inspiring story about the magic of make-believe and the power of healing.
The Road Back: A Doc Hill Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith returns to the world of his acclaimed thriller Dead Money with a new problem for professional poker player, Doc Hill. Doc agrees to help find a missing college student, the son of the Las Vegas Chief of Police. But little did Doc know that such a simple case would turn out to be so large and ugly and dangerous.
Fiction River: Hex in the City
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,300. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
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Urban fantasy offers a diverse playground for some extremely powerful stories. Professional writer and editor Kerrie L. Hughes pulled some fantastic tales out of fourteen top writers for this fifth installment of Fiction River.
Heart Flesh
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In the months following Tim’s death, Sarah dreams. When a mysterious book with a strange dedication and an even stranger plot arrives at her home, her dreams turn to nightmares. Sarah no longer knows how to differentiate dreams from reality. Finding the truth will make the difference between a frightening end or a new beginning.


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