Short Fuse Publishing

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Short Fuse Publishing is a digital-first provider of groundbreaking fiction and nonfiction across many genres. A division of Fuse Literary, Inc., Short Fuse Publishing boldly provides an outlet for creative short works that traditional publishers shy away from, giving voice to new kinds of writing. Our curators are literary agents whose clients seek publication of their short stories, novellas, flash fiction, poetry, short nonfiction, multimedia, and more.

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Biomass Rewind
Pre-release—available November 2, 2018. Price: $3.99 USD. Language: English. Published by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
For fans of Ben Bova, Robert Silverberg, and Greg Bear, BIOMASS REWIND follows a group of “made” humans manufactured and trained by a sentient ship to colonize a new Earth-like planet when they discover that they aren’t the first versions of themselves to try.
The 99% Solution
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,250. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2018 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A hilarious, swashbuckling, intercontinental, inter-dimensional thrill ride that will leave you questioning centuries of world politics. Guaranteed to deliver a Raiders of the Lost Ark buzz of international adventure, history, and humor, The Time Weavers employ friendship, rivalry, drinks, and wit to save the world when it needs saving in their first novel, The 99% Solution.
The Runner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,630. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2018 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Drake Sharazi, disgraced former captain of the Royal Guard, has spent the past seven years chasing fugitives as a hawker. He has never failed to complete an assignment, and this new runner will not be an exception.
Angel Kin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,240. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2018 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
When ex-con Katie Logan witnesses a forced suicide that has her on the run from the police and the murderer, she turns to The Bound Ones for help. Cain is immediately drawn to her, but when she fingers him as the killer, he can come to only one conclusion. The twin brother he thought was dead is very much alive…and trying to send him a message: “You’re next.”
The Creature's Cookbook 2: Monster's Mise en Place
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,870. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2018 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Specific Ingredients / Meat
I am a monster. No, I do not “think” I am a monster. I do not “pretend” to be a monster. I am one. And yes, I do consume human flesh, but only because it is a dietary restriction from hell, I assure you. Welcome to the second volume of my diary and recipe guide. Whether or not you believe in monsters, may you never go hungry.
Simon's Snacks Hors d'Oeuvre #1: The Innocents
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,800. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2018 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Specific Ingredients / Meat
I am a monster. You ask what kind, but I will leave that to you, gentle reader. In this Snack, I answer the riddle of how I obtained the largest scar on my body. It was deep in the Middle Ages of a newly reformed France during its raging Hundred Years War with England, and it began on a dark and stormy night.
Angel Bait
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,150. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2018 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
He's not that kind of angel. Jarrid is a “Bound One”: half angel, half human, trained from childhood to enforce Heaven’s laws on earth. Then he discovers an ancient ritual called Ascension might give him a shot at ending his forced servitude. For freedom, Jarrid is willing to do anything to lure his elusive enemy out of hiding. Even use an innocent woman as bait.
The Gophers of High Charity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,830. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2018 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Meet Annie, newest member of High Charity's child gang "The Gophers." The daughter of a fallen Acolyte, Annie walks the line between what her poor family wants her to be and what she feels is her destiny. But her Ma is keeping secrets. When Annie and her best friend are tasked with stealing a magic token from a rival gang member, Annie witnesses the arrival of High Charity's new greatest enemy.
The Creature's Cookbook
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 178,980. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2018 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Specific Ingredients / Meat
I am a monster. The kind that eats people. Yes, we are real, but do feel free to doubt me — your doubt stocks my freezer. In the strictest sense, I’m a humanitarian. Welcome to my diary — where modern skepticism has enabled me to divulge my secrets and my recipes.
Wishes Folded into Fancy Paper
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,860. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2018 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
When planetary refugee Della folds a curse into a “Fancy” chain of paper tokens resembling flowers from their home world, she has no idea how her thirst for revenge will bloom into something unexpected.
Triptych
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,340. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2018 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Part District 9, part Lost in Translation, part Stranger in a Strange Land, Triptych was nominated for two Lambda Literary Awards and named one of Publisher’s Weekly’s Best Books of the Year. Triptych is a poignant, character-driven science-fiction story about tolerance, love, loss, and a desperate attempt to find connection in a world that no longer makes sense.
Swill, the Sad Goblin
Series: Garbage Goblins, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2018 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Monsters, Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate
Jason Mason and Ulysses Gump love the dump and their friends, the garbage goblins, who keep it smelly and rotten. But when Queen Cleansa and her fairies steal the goblins’ powers, Jason and Ulysses must steal them back before the fairies turn them into deodorant and close the dump forever. In this episode Jason and Ulysses join forces with Swill, the sad goblin, to rescue his magical teddysaurus.
Schmutz, the Grumpy Goblin
Series: Garbage Goblins, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2018 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Monsters, Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate
Jason Mason and Ulysses Gump love the dump and their friends, the garbage goblins, who keep it smelly and rotten. But when Queen Cleansa and her fairies steal the goblins’ powers, Jason and Ulysses must steal them back before the fairies turn them into deodorant and close the dump forever. In this episode Jason and Ulysses join forces with Schmutz, the grumpy goblin, to rescue his magical PB jar.
Scrounge, the Greedy Goblin
Series: Garbage Goblins, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2018 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Monsters, Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate
Jason and Ulysses love the dump and their friends, the garbage goblins, who keep it smelly and rotten. But when Queen Cleansa and her fairies steal the goblins’ powers, the boys must steal them back before the fairies turn them into deodorant and close the dump forever. In this episode Jason and Ulysses join forces with Scrounge, the greedy goblin, to rescue his magical toilet bowl brush.
Stink, the Lazy Goblin
Series: Garbage Goblins, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2018 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Monsters, Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate
Jason Mason and Ulysses Gump love the dump and their friends, the garbage goblins, who keep it smelly and rotten. But when Queen Cleansa and her fairies steal the goblins’ powers, the boys must steal them back before the fairies turn them into deodorant and close the dump forever. In this episode Jason and Ulysses join forces with Stink, the lazy goblin, to rescue his magical half a dog collar.
Smarm, the Icky Goblin
Series: Garbage Goblins, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2018 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Monsters, Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate
Jason and Ulysses love the dump and their friends, the garbage goblins, who keep it smelly and rotten. But when Queen Cleansa and her fairies steal the goblins’ powers, the boys must steal them back before the fairies turn them into deodorant and close the dump forever. In this episode Jason and Ulysses join forces with Smarm, the icky goblin, to rescue his magical lump of unnamable goo.
Scarf, the Piggy Goblin
Series: Garbage Goblins, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2018 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Monsters, Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate
Jason and Ulysses love the dump and their friends, the garbage goblins, who keep it smelly and rotten. But when Queen Cleansa and her fairies steal the goblins’ powers, the boys must steal them back before the fairies turn them into deodorant and close the dump forever. In this episode Jason and Ulysses join forces with Scarf, the piggy goblin, to rescue his magical worn-out spark plug.
Stench, the Envious Goblin
Series: Garbage Goblins, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,850. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2018 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Monsters, Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate
Jason and Ulysses love the dump and their friends, the garbage goblins, who keep it smelly and rotten. But when Queen Cleansa and her fairies steal the goblins’ powers, the boys must steal them back before the fairies turn them into deodorant and close the dump forever. In this episode Jason and Ulysses join forces with Stench, the envious goblin, to rescue his magical wadded-up nose wipe.
City by Night
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,790. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2017 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Award-winning science fiction author J.M. Frey writes a loving satire of the film industry, vampire-cop television, and what it really means to be a "fan." This is a story about Mary, the number one fan of the hottest cult vampire detective TV show, City by Night...until she gets sucked into the world of the show. 
Cards Never Lie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 87,390. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2016 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Erotic, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Needing to change her conservative ways and find a new wild life, Melanie visits a fortune teller. The good news—passion is in her future. The bad news—her dream lover will be forceful and perverse. What can a girl do but jet off to Las Vegas and start hunting for her man at an adult movie convention?
The Men of Myth Trilogy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,250. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2016 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Erotic
A sizzling trio of demigod menage stories by erotic romance goddess, Anh Leod: Claudia's Pleasure, Cherokee's Playmates, and Holly's Pledge.
Never Done Dreamin'
Series: The Dunleavy Legacy, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,540. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2016 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Western
Seth was down on his luck, with a busted leg, a struggling business, and a lifetime of failure. Now, someone claiming to be his grandmother had lured his wife away. Honey loved her husband, but it broke her heart to watch the once vibrant dreamer give up on life. Against his wishes, she accepts his grandmother’s visitation offer. What they find on Dunleavy Farm will show them dreams never end...
Holly's Pledge
Series: Men of Myth, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,860. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2016 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Erotic
Holly wants Greg to be her boyfriend, but sadly, he's already attached. Luckily, she meets Glaukos, a legendary Greek warrior with thirty days left in the mortal realm, and sparks fly. But little did Holly know, Greg has been fantasizing about her the whole time. He leaves his girlfriend to pursue his true love...even if it means sharing her bed with her mysterious and powerful new lover.
Done Cryin'
Series: The Dunleavy Legacy, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,490. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2016 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Western
Nan and Trent can’t seem to escape each other. Despite their hostile introduction, they can’t deny their blooming passion. But when Trent’s son disappears and Nan’s life is endangered by a mysterious foe, neither know who to trust. Can two people who need each other overcome everything trying to tear them apart? Bestselling author Janis Flores tells a story of hope, longing, and second chances.
Cherokee's Playmates
Series: Men of Myth, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,920. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2015 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Erotic
Cherokee and Dylan want a woman to make their romance complete. As the son of a god, Cherokee doesn't think just one of the sexes can meet his needs. If he doesn’t have sex every few days, his essence is pulled back to Olympus. Dylan can't be happy with one person. Will two make him want to settle down? When the guys meet Brandi, a hot Hollywood It Girl, they think she’s The One. Will she agree?
Silks and Snowfall
Series: The Erotic Circus, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,950. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2015 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Erotic
It's time for the holiday party, and the performers within the circus are ready for a night to unwind and let their fantasies play out. In 'Mistletoe Masquerade,' Lisa desires a sexy night on the aerial silks with a devilishly charming acrobat. And in 'Anything for a Drink," Jake gets more than a shot of whiskey when the hot caterer takes control.
Bigger and Better
Series: The Erotic Circus, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,490. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2015 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Erotic
I'LL SHOW YOU MINE: When Ryan—the shy, quiet head of the jugglers—offers to show Cassie some tricks, she quickly learns what lies under his bashful exterior. And it's going to require some seriously skillful handling. PATRICK'S FIRST TIME: When Kyle confronts Patrick about his flirting, he reveals a story from his past, and Kyle helps make that memory a living, toe-curling reality.
The Stockings Were Hung
Series: Hot Holiday Reads, Book 3. You set the price! Words: 65,300. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Erotica Anthologies, Fiction » Romance » Erotic
ALL PROFITS GO TO CHARITY! Jingle your bells! In our third annual Hot Holiday Reads anthology, everybody’s hung for the holidays. With spicy new stories from your favorite Fuse authors and more, Christmas will soon come...over and over and over. 100% of the profits will be donated to the UNHCR, the UN agency leading and coordinating international action to protect refugees.
Claudia’s Pleasure
Series: Men of Myth, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,090. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Erotic
Claudia and Sam have been together since high school. Real life is setting in as they reach their mid-twenties. She loves him, but the sex isn’t what it used to be. Even worse, her gaze is straying to a handsome actor and a gorgeous architect. Los Angeles is full of man-candy ready to share her bed. Is Sam going to be enough for her, even if he’s willing to try anything to get them back on track?
Flexibility Training
Series: The Erotic Circus, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,440. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary
Cassie knew being the new girl at the circus would come with challenges, but she never thought self-restraint would be one of them. Enter Patrick, her 23-year-old Greek god of a coach. With just nine days to go before the new show, they'll have to put in some serious work to get Cassie's aerial contortion act up to scratch. That means lots of time together spread eagle on the mats...
Juggler's Dozen
Series: The Erotic Circus, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,280. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Gay Erotica
Contortionist Kyle realizes his nights sleeping with Nick the juggler are limited. Unless he bends the rules and invites Nick's juggling partner in to play. Trouble is, Kyle's not entirely certain which team Ricardo plays for...until a steamy session in the showers after practice. With opening night coming up, Kyle is ready for the show of his life.
Done Driftin'
Series: The Dunleavy Legacy, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,740. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Western
A rich tale of deception, hope, and love, Done Driftin’ follows Carla Dunleavy as she is uprooted from her high-powered socialite life and faced with an aging grandmother she never knew, the family’s once-renowned racehorse farm, and the hunky-yet-infuriating cowboy, Wade Petrie. Book #1 in the Dunleavy Legacy trilogy by Romance Writers of America Lifetime Achievement nominee, Janis Flores.
Gideon’s War: A Tale of the Rough Riders
Price: Free! Words: 64,290. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
"Gideon’s War: A Tale of the Rough Riders" is a classic tale of a young boy forced to grow up fast in a war he has no business waging.
Lightning Time
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,380. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
When Theodore Worth’s parents hide the abolitionist John Brown overnight, Theodore is impressed by the man’s courage. Brown wants to free the slaves—by any means necessary—and in 1857 this makes him a wanted man. Two years later, Theodore runs away to join Brown and his men at Harper’s Ferry. Brown has a daring plan that, if it works, could end slavery. And if it doesn’t, it may kill them all.
Smoking Mirror: An Encounter with Paul Gauguin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,330. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Exploration & Discovery, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
This second book in the Art Encounters series centers on Paul Gauguin's painting Landscape with Peacocks, or Matamoe, and recreates the world the artist found in Tahiti when he painted the picture in 1892.
The Janus Gate: An Encounter with John Singer Sargent
Price: Free! Words: 39,260. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Author Douglas Rees explores the complexities of a classical painting in this psychological thriller. When one of the girls in a famous portrait scratches the words “HELP US” on a scrap of drawing paper, the artist realizes that he alone has the power to save them. Will he paint the girls as they appear—or will he show the reality of their dark, mysterious lives?
The Short Fuse Guide to Emoticons
Series: Short Fuse Guides, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 760. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
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Literary Agent Gordon Warnock walks you through creating and using emoticons, which, let's face it, was most of our internet and cell phone communication before we had cat photos.
Christmas Nookies
Series: Hot Holiday Reads, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,940. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Erotica Anthologies, Fiction » Romance » Erotic
Our second annual Hot Holiday Reads anthology serves up another batch of tasty bits sure to warm your heart…and other places. Featuring all new quickies by your favorite Fuse Literary authors and more, this is one sleigh ride that will make you hold on tight.
The Short Fuse Guide to Book Publishing Rights
Series: Short Fuse Guides, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,260. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Literary Agent Laurie McLean walks you through the different rights involved in publishing a book and shows you how best to use them to maximize your profit.
The Short Fuse Guide to Book Publishing Contracts
Series: Short Fuse Guides, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Literary Agent Emily S. Keyes walks you through book publishing contracts, translating her years of experience as a contracts specialist for a Big 5 publisher to a level that’s easy to understand—even if you’ve never been published.
The Short Fuse Guide to Plotting Your Novel
Series: Short Fuse Guides, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Literary agent Connor Goldsmith walks you through plotting a commercial novel that will grip readers from the very start and not let go until the book (or series) ends.
The Short Fuse Guide to Working with Book Bloggers
Series: Short Fuse Guides, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,590. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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One of the very best ways to reach readers is to connect with a passionate and internet-savvy group of readers and reviewers who delight in sharing the books they love with others: book bloggers. Literary agent and book blogger Jen Karsbaek shows you how best to approach and work with book bloggers to secure reviews, spread word of mouth, and build strong buzz for your new release.
The Short Fuse Guide to Book Proposals
Series: Short Fuse Guides, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Literary Agent Gordon Warnock walks you through writing the kind of book proposal that makes agents and acquisitions editors want to work with you. Learn what to include, what to avoid, and what will help you stand above the rest. Short Fuse Guides offer insider tips and tricks for writers, written by agents and covering different areas of the ever-changing publishing industry.
The Short Fuse Guide to Query Letters
Series: Short Fuse Guides, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Literary Agent Michelle Richter demystifies the process of writing and submitting query letters that get results. Learn structure, technique, what works, what never to do, what attracts an agent’s attention, and special tips that most writers don’t think of. Help your submission rise above the slush and get read by those who want it most.
The Burden of Light: Poems on Illness and Loss
You set the price! Words: 41,510. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
The Burden of Light: Poems on Illness and Loss is the first anthology of its kind, weaving together many solitary experiences to create a tapestry of inspiration, support, and hope. With 100% of the proceeds benefiting the National Colorectal Cancer Research Alliance, even a small donation to this multimedia collection has the power to effect change when collected with the generosity of others.
Seasons in the Sun (The Night Songs Collection, #0.5)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,010. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Summer has finally arrived, along with a boy who will forever change the life of fourteen-year-old Callie. Seventeen-year-old Tristan is a hurricane of destruction and rebellion, and he quickly blows a hole right into Callie's sheltered life. He's beyond her help. But it's too late for her to walk away. This summer, she learns that love can be stronger than reason.
The Bee's Knees
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,590. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » General
Marianne Timmons yearns to get away from her father, an insane widower and leader of a snake-handling church. As Marianne and her sister escape from their enraged father, they run smack in front of Caleb Sentinel's souped-up Packard. All Marianne wants is a ride to her aunt’s house in Virginia. By the end of their journey, all Caleb wants is forever…
The Death Catcher
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,970. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
The darkness of war has inundated Razio, a powerful Death Catcher, with guilt and anger. His half-humanity keeps him emotionally disparate from his comrades and he finds himself lost, with no hope for redemption. Until, an unexpected life transforms him from enemy, to hero.
Holiday Spice
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 94,580. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Erotica Anthologies
Heat up your winter with "Holiday Spice". Featuring authors like Philippa Ballantine, Peggy Barnett, and Laura Kreitzer, this anthology has as much writing talent as it does passion. Whether you like sweet contemporary romance or hot paranormal love, "Holiday Spice" has something for every reader. The winter season is a time for giving, so give yourself the indulgence of some hot holiday stories.
Hero is a Four Letter Word
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,770. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Good and Evil. Two sides of the same coin? Or something less defined? J.M. Frey’s three stories explore the grey area of hero vs. villain. Funny and irreverent, "The Once And Now-ish King" finds King Arthur reborn. "Just A Four Letter Word" follows Jennet, descendant of mythic lovers. In "The Maddening Science", a former supervillain is forced to return to a life of crime to save his stalker.
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Holiday Spice
Series: Hot Holiday Reads, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,660. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Erotica Anthologies, Fiction » Romance » Erotic
Add some spice to the season with our Hot Holiday Reads series. With contributions by your favorite Fuse Literary authors and more, you’re bound to (if that’s what you’re into) enjoy this blend of sexy contemporary and fantasy stories about knocking stockings.

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