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the Valley by Stephen Brandon the Valley by March 25, 2019 $0.99 9,430 words Sample 20%
Running from Indians is not my favorite past time. It took years to find the cave that led back to my world. I could not take my horse. I had to walk out through Indian territory. None of us were aware of the rules running this place. The enforcers pressed me into a job I didn't want. To my surprise, Kat abandoned the two most important things in her life to follow me.
Private Secretary, Private Wife by Mario V. Farina Private Secretary, Private Wife by March 25, 2019 Free! 1,570 words Read a sample
I was a Matinee Idol making lots of money with romantic films. Meanwhile, I needed to give the impression I was not married. Thelma, my private secretary went along with this, but began complaining. She stated that my popularity was making her miserable. I decided what needed to be done. My producer said I could cease stating I was not married, but there was a caveat. Would the caveat work?
10 bruiloften & 1 Kerstwens by Luc Vos 10 bruiloften & 1 Kerstwens by March 25, 2019 Free! 4,410 words Read a sample
Elke bruiloft is anders. Hoop, een nieuw begin, verwachtingen, teleurstellingen, een nieuw einde en... een zalige kerst! Een beetje vanalles... en nog wat
Freaky Furry (Side Quest #5) by Joe Rover Freaky Furry (Side Quest #5) by March 25, 2019 Free! 3,420 words Read a sample
The Multiverse is a strange and wondrous place filled with stories of all shapes and sizes. Some worlds are similar while others are standalones. After a villain swaps Will’s body with that of a cat, Will must find the one person who can help him: Dogboy.
Distopyalar Serindir by Eren Kocakaplan Distopyalar Serindir by March 25, 2019 $1.52 19,180 words Sample 20%
Beni bu öyküleri yazmaya iten şeyler, hayatımda yer edinen olaylar oldu. Doğruyla yanlışın iç içe geçtiği dünyamızda ergenlikten genç erişkinliğe geçmek oldukça zor. Her gencin önünde, eninde sonunda iki yol açılıyor: Geleneğin istediği gibi birisi mi olacaksın, yoksa kendi yolunu kendin mi çizeceksin?
Forever: A Tale of Hellraiser by Christopher Thompson Forever: A Tale of Hellraiser by March 25, 2019 Free! 9,910 words Read a sample
Based on the characters and universe created by Clive Barker. An all - new, original tale of Hellraiser.
The Family Tree: Seedling by Charlie Kasey The Family Tree: Seedling by March 25, 2019 $1.30 13,840 words Sample 20%
Nina White differed from other girls her age. Intuitive beyond her years, yet unable to connect with the world she lived in. As her mind and body grew, so did her connection with the dead. Is Nina just a troubled young girl, struggling to cope with the resentment felt in her adopted home? Or is there something more sinister in her blood, stemming from the roots of her family tree?
Walk It Back by Sven Golly Walk It Back by March 25, 2019 $0.99 2,630 words Sample 30%
The rock n roll history of the universe, times 7.
Caleb's Courage by Regan Black Caleb's Courage by March 25, 2019 $0.99 11,120 words Sample 20%
For the first fourteen years of his life, Caleb wondered about his dad and that side of his family tree. His mother wouldn't talk about the man until a harrowing ordeal forced her to ask his father for help. Now they've become a family and Caleb must figure out where he fits in and what it really means to be a Riley.
Faces by Khali Raymond Faces by March 25, 2019 $1.99 4,710 words
I'm learning how to humanize everyone, even the people that I dislike. At the end of the day, we're all human beings. None of us are perfect.
Slap! A Love Story by J.T. Evergreen Slap! A Love Story by March 24, 2019 Free! 3,710 words Read a sample
"What are you doing here? How did you find me?" "We need to talk." "No we do not need to talk. I want you out of my life. Please go away and leave me alone." He stood in my way. "Please get out of my way and out of my life." He didn't move so, I hauled off and slapped him so hard across the face it almost knocked him over. He staggered to one side. "I'm sorry, Tony, but you had that coming."
The Wishing Stone #2: Dragon Dilemma by Lorana Hoopes The Wishing Stone #2: Dragon Dilemma by March 24, 2019 $0.99 8,350 words Sample 20%
After his adventure to dinosaur time, Spenser can't wait to try the wishing stone again. This time, he chooses a book in medieval time, but he doesn't realize his brother, Jackson, and his sister, Kayleigh, tag along with him. When the children arrive, they find a dragon upsetting the villagers, but the dragon is just looking for some help. Will the children be able to help her?
The Travelers and Other Short Stories by Crystal Dawn The Travelers and Other Short Stories by March 24, 2019 $3.00 3,590 words Sample 10%
THE TRAVELERS AND OTHER SHORT STORIES is a collection of four flash fictions that span a variety of genres but all follow the adventures of multiple portal travelers.
Why the tiger has stripes by Anuforo N. Johnson Why the tiger has stripes by March 24, 2019 Free! 3,030 words Read a sample
WHY THE TIGER HAS STRIPES - is a story of greed, deceit, abuse of power and subsequent revolution, which still happens in today's world. It shows the wickedness of the tiger towards the other animals, in his time as ruler of the first paramount kingdom that there ever was and how he lost power as a result of his wickedness, to the lion. Happy reading.
Young Hero by Mary Suzanne Young Hero by March 24, 2019 $2.00 5,420 words Sample 5%
Jake Martin dreaded moving from St. Louis to a town in Illinois. This was his senior year in school and he didn’t look forward to making new friends. After getting a job at a small mom and pop store, he found his Karate came in handy when the store owner was threatened by four youths bent on robbing him. He became a hero to the store owner and the new girlfriend he found at the new school.
How to End War - Not For Grown Ups by Daniel Hargrove How to End War - Not For Grown Ups by March 24, 2019 Free! 1,200 words Read a sample
Le papier sur le sol by Saïd Le papier sur le sol by March 24, 2019 Free! 2,900 words
Privé de liberté après un braquage de banque d'eau qui a mal tourné, Dan vit reclus dans sa cellule, sur l'orbite terrestre. La proposition du directeur pourra-t-elle changer son quotidien ?
This Journey Called Life by Linda Temienor-Vincent This Journey Called Life by March 24, 2019 $1.40 15,880 words Sample 20%
‘This journey called life’is a story set in the 70s, mostly in the mid-western region of Nigeria. It tells of a naïve adolescent boy, his upbringing, his relationship with the members of his family, his set of odd friends, the remarkable love of his mother towards him and the conventional life in a rural environment. He gets deceived by his uncle and in record time becomes a victim of his own naiv
Squidees by J. Rock Squidees by March 24, 2019 Free! 9,110 words Read a sample
Aliens have invaded. And yet nothing’s changed. Not for me anyway. As far as anybody knows, I’m the only person on Earth the invasion had no effect upon. We still don’t know if that’s a good thing or not. It’s been five years since the squidees appeared, materializing out of a ball of light over the Atlantic. A squidee for every man, woman, and child on the planet. Except for me....
C. C. Blake's Sweaty Space Operas, Issue 10 by C. C. Blake C. C. Blake's Sweaty Space Operas, Issue 10 by March 24, 2019 $2.99 17,510 words Sample 20%
Rick Cave finds himself seeing red when he helps an old pal get out of the cross hairs of the mysterious Red Ledger. Former CORE Intel officer turned fleeing felon Ling-Ling finds herself working for a mysterious man with dangerous enemies in order to save a girl from the clutches of a madman. The 10th issue of C. C. Blake's Sweaty Space Operas features over 17k words of fiction!
Five-Penny Rhymes by Beanie Lei Five-Penny Rhymes by March 24, 2019 $1.99 4,290 words Sample 20%
Twenty short fictional stories written as twenty short poems (most of which rhyme), 'Five-Penny Rhymes' is a young woman's snapshots of life in the UK, in England, in the 2010s. Does not contain erotica.
The Fox and It by Beanie Lei The Fox and It by March 24, 2019 $1.99 Sample 20%
Runty, a curious little fox cub who lives in the English countryside, stumbles across It one day. Find out why, and what happens next, in this rhyming poem for very young children, complete with bright, colourful pictures.
You are my Kindred Lover by Rori O'Keeffe You are my Kindred Lover by March 24, 2019 Free! 710 words Read a sample
The poem turns from feeling to thought to sweet remorse. A story of an aged warrior passing the torch onto another with failing hands, this poem is testimony to the spark of passion that lies within each of us, if only the winds of change turn that spark into an illuminating flame. Are you ready to live more passionately? No adult-only content. Approximately 700 words.
He Who Tied Down the Sea by Stephen Kunkler He Who Tied Down the Sea by March 24, 2019 Free! 7,910 words Read a sample
Included in "He Who Tied Down the Sea" are five think-piece stories meant for all ages!
PiSlamistan - tłumaczenie polskie by Scott Andrews PiSlamistan - tłumaczenie polskie by March 24, 2019 Free! 8,140 words Read a sample
Wyobraźmy sobie świat, w którym walka płci została już wygrana, gdzie pozbawiono ludzkość wpływu na własną przyszłość.
Loaded Dice: Three Short Stories by Zachary Lehman Loaded Dice: Three Short Stories by March 24, 2019 $0.99 2,720 words Sample 30%
LOADED DICE AND OTHER STORIES by Zachary Lehman is a collection of comedy, horror, sci-fi, and speculative fiction. Lehman's characters find themselves facing instances of the absurd, the fantastical, and the life-shattering.
Love Unexpected by S. Stone Love Unexpected by March 24, 2019 $1.50 13,140 words
Follow up to Love Lost, told solely from Kyle's P.O.V Kyle Mills has had it rough, he was beaten by his parents, taken into care for his own safety, bullied in high school. It wasn't all bad though... Kyle had Alan the love of his life, his forever and always. The pair grew close, eventually getting together to forge an unstoppable partnership, or so Kyle thought...
Maricruz: The Change by Risa Todd-Brown Maricruz: The Change by March 23, 2019 $5.00 10,100 words Sample 5%
An adopted girl beings to realize she different from everyone in this world. Do you believe this is a tale of truth or pure fiction? You decide.
Maricruz: The Change by Risa Todd-Brown Maricruz: The Change by March 23, 2019 $5.00 10,100 words Sample 5%
An adopted girl beings to realize she different from everyone in this world. Do you believe this is a tale of truth or pure fiction? You decide.
The Carousel by J.T. Evergreen The Carousel by March 23, 2019 Free! 2,610 words Read a sample
After Christmas shopping, I was headed to my apartment but stopped at a department store window and admired a young woman styling clothing. A distinguished man standing close by told me everything about her which I thought curious until I found out later he was her father, who has passed away six months earlier.
Flaws & Fairy Floss by Jonathan Solomon Flaws & Fairy Floss by March 23, 2019 Free! 8,800 words Read a sample
Vanessa is unhappy in her banking job and struggles to enjoy large family get-togethers. Simone is a young woman who has returned to Australia to develop her fairy floss business.
A Christmas Miracle by J.T. Evergreen A Christmas Miracle by March 23, 2019 Free! 8,960 words Read a sample
Rose Marie sat down then looked up at me with an amazed stare. “What?” “These letters,” she pointed to my notes. “What about them?” “Do you know what they say?” “No. I heard Morse code being broadcast on my TV last night and wrote out what I heard but it doesn’t make any sense.” “Oh, yes it does. These letters are saying: HELP ME PRISONER APARTMENT 423. It’s in German.”
The Wishing Stone #1: Dangerous Dinosaur by Lorana Hoopes The Wishing Stone #1: Dangerous Dinosaur by March 23, 2019 Free! 8,300 words Sample 20%
What if you could become a character in your favorite stories? Spenser was just an ordinary boy who enjoyed video games more than reading until he was approached by a mysterious cowboy who gave him a small white stone.
Aluka: A Tale of the Witch Doctors by Wayne Kyle Spitzer Aluka: A Tale of the Witch Doctors by March 23, 2019 $1.50 4,380 words Sample 20%
A prequel story to the Witch Doctor series. In a war between men and women ... she was both.
The Cupcake Ingredient by George Saoulidis The Cupcake Ingredient by March 23, 2019 $0.99 1,420 words Sample 20%
Bakey Time Will Cupcake find the ingredient for her secret recipe? A Cyberpink short story.
Big, Round Snowballs by George Saoulidis Big, Round Snowballs by March 23, 2019 $2.99 4,340 words Sample 20%
Deimos was planning to spend a quiet Christmas this year. You know, just a regular night in, cleaning his guns and getting wasted. He definitely did not plan on getting dropped with a parachute behind enemy lines, getting tasked with retrieving something round and weird, and rescuing young ladies from enemy encampments. A Deimos Çelik story.
Snowed In With The Ranger by Kait Nolan Snowed In With The Ranger by March 23, 2019 Free! 17,930 words Sample 20%
A runaway author and an Army Ranger just might find love in this snowbound romance. **This is a prelude to Baby, It’s Cold Outside (Rescue My Heart #1). It ends on a cliffhanger and should not be read by itself. **
Michael's Third Kiss by Edua Erasmus Michael's Third Kiss by March 23, 2019 $0.99 9,620 words
Torn between the two guys he loves, Michael turns to Mrs Nell for guidance after an English lesson with a similar conundrum. Who will Michael end up with? John or Michael?
Michael's Second Kiss by Edua Erasmus Michael's Second Kiss by March 23, 2019 Free! 8,900 words Read a sample
Devastated that his first kiss was bad, Michael sets out to find Adam at his college and have a second chance at a first kiss. While spending time inn Fresnay, he receives a message from home that turns his world upside down.
Michael's First Kiss by Edua Erasmus Michael's First Kiss by March 23, 2019 Free! 14,610 words Read a sample
High school can be tough - especially when you're in love with a straight guy. John has been the object of Michael's unrequited love for almost a year, but fate has a funny way of bringing people together when you least expect it.
Coven: Short Stories of Sci-fi and Fantasy by J. J. Smiley Coven: Short Stories of Sci-fi and Fantasy by March 23, 2019 $1.49 18,340 words Sample 10%
Witches have been around for a long time, but where did they come from and how did they get started? Soon you'll know. This and several other stories will give you pause to reflect on what you think you know. From robots to the exchange of souls and feeling blue will take on a whole new meaning.
The Christmas Card by J.T. Evergreen The Christmas Card by March 23, 2019 Free! 2,920 words Read a sample
I assumed it was a Christmas card, even though it was July, not only because of its size but also because of its Christmas-red color. Then I noticed what was pasted in the upper right-hand corner – a six-cent canceled stamp. The cancellation date read 1970. I wondered where in the world this envelope had been for the last forty-six years.
重生之寒门武士 by chu jiu 重生之寒门武士 by March 23, 2019 $9.99 19,450 words Sample 20%
云天尊 by chu jiu 云天尊 by March 23, 2019 $9.99 16,480 words Sample 20%
Teddy & Lily, La Verdadera Amistad Es Lealtad Incondicional by Lily Amis Teddy & Lily, La Verdadera Amistad Es Lealtad Incondicional by March 23, 2019 $1.99 6,010 words
Esta tierna historia se despliega en las palabras de un leal oso de peluche que se pasa la vida esperando a su Lily para que lo colme de amor y cariño. Una historia sobre la importancia de la amistad y de los recuerdos. Un cuento mágico, como un cálido abrazo con aroma a infancia, a dulces memorias y a pensamientos felices.
Life and Death by Hiranya Borah Life and Death by March 22, 2019 Free! 7,070 words Read a sample
A dead person can be revived by the protagonist through a unique whisper therapy. But at what cost? It is a fictitious suspense story.
The Last Christmas Tree by J.T. Evergreen The Last Christmas Tree by March 22, 2019 Free! 1,930 words Read a sample
“What is it?” “It’s a Christmas Tree.” “No, it’s not.” “Dad, this is your fault.” “It’s not my fault … why is it my fault?” “Because you procrastinate.” "What will your mother say when she sees it?"
The Braying Lamb by Daniel Hargrove The Braying Lamb by March 22, 2019 Free! 580 words
A short book of five poems, in my usual erratic manner.
Rompecabezas Jill vs El Solucionador by Gary Hancock Rompecabezas Jill vs El Solucionador by March 22, 2019 Free! 5,980 words Read a sample
Ella está de vuelta otra vez. Jigsaw Jill con el escuadrón de homicidios de Hollywood de Hollywood y los asesinatos que solo ella puede resolver. ¿Quién es el mejor para llegar a la solución, Ella o El Solucionador? Además, ¿quién es el nuevo trozo de detective que se une al equipo?
Pivot by Debbie Richard Pivot by March 22, 2019 $7.99 7,190 words Sample 10%
This collection of poetic works articulates turning points that result in drastic change, realization, and understanding.