Immortal

Immortal

T Nisbet

T Nisbet

High school quarterback and reluctant hero, Jake Gunn, hates the spotlight, the idea of predestination, and the sudden, debilitating anxiety attacks that threaten his social interactions. Becoming one of the Ten Immortals, eternal guardians of the light, after the last game of the season was the last thing he wanted.High school quarterback and reluctant hero, Jake Gunn, hates the spotlight, the idea of predestination and the sudden, debilitating anxiety attacks that threaten every social interaction. Becoming one of the Ten Immortals, eternal guardians of the light, after the last game of the season was the last thing he wanted. Events unfold shortly after, that challenge Jake’s beliefs and carry him and his friends towards a showdown with forces threatening to unleash a demon and begin Armageddon.
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Intrigue Satellite

Intrigue Satellite

Michael Ford

Gay & Lesbian / Humor / Young Adult

Blaine and Kitka are Ultra Team 7, the best operatives that genetic science could create. The two are ruthless killers and thieves for a dying US government waging war on global corporations. Section Ex commands their every move until the overt hostilities end. Some secrets won't die and Ultra Team 7 is called back to hunt down a terrifying weapon that can throw the planet into the dark ages.Deckard Blaine wanted to left alone with his grief, but his draft notice changed that. He had resigned himself to life in Army, but instead of the infantry, he found himself in the infamous Section EX. Subjected to a multitude of twisted sciences, Deckard’s very DNA is altered to turn him into a ruthless thief and killer—the ultimate secret agent. Paired with his feline partner, Channelle Kitka, they form Ultra One-Seven, Section EX’s most successful stealth retrieval team. After years of service, Deckard and Kitka think they can now quietly fade into the background and live a life of peace. Their past, however, has different plans, and Deckard and Kitka are called out of retirement to track a madman and his super weapon across a fractured United States, into forbidden territories, and ultimately into space in a desperate attempt to avert an EMP attack on the world. Their journey will be fraught with deception and intrigue where their most ardent foes from their Section EX days now turn into allies and they must battle their Section EX brethren to complete the mission. It will take all of Deckard and Kitka’s skills as they face their ultimate opponent—a genetic experiment gone terribly wrong—in a savage battle that may be their last.
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Selected Short Stories Featuring Ghost Dust

Selected Short Stories Featuring Ghost Dust

Nicolas Wilson

Fiction / Science Fiction / Fantasy

Fifteen short stories featuring Ghost Dust, Hang Around, Colossus, Suicide Spear, and others. These stories include a variety of genres, mainly literary fiction, science fiction, fantasy, and crime fiction.Hypotenuse: A detective and a witness become acquainted as he investigates the death of one of their neighbors.Colossus: An arctic scientist explores the habitat of the Colossal Squid, and finds a secret even larger than the cagey mollusk.Support: An Explosive Ordinance Disposal officer connects with his family as he wrestles with an especially difficult day in Iraq.Something to Say: A forensic tech examines the body of a woman murdered outside a police station.Why There Are No More Dragons Or Unicorns: A father's tale of the last dragon and unicorn.Turing's Test: A computer with a personality disorder mulls its own idiosyncratic existence with its human roommate.Only Numan: A young man with a genetic predisposition toward unstable genes is given the opportunity to become a part of governmental experiments to develop superhumans.Prisoners of War: A forensics anthropologist and a left-for-dead Marine track a war criminal, in post-war Vietnam.Raider: A woman comes to grips with her own identity and mortality while breaking into an Egyptian pyramid.Dante's Infirmity: An old man and his family struggle to preserve his humanity and independence navigating the medical establishment, as he approaches the end of his life.The Ghost Club: Mr. Houdini and Mr. Doyle explore the question of life after death.Suicide Spear: Humanity takes the battle to an alien homeworld's doorstep, after decades of a devastating war of attrition.Hang Around: A cowboy, a Buddhist monk, and others relive the results of one choice.Ghost Dust: A medical patient reflects on the aftermath of 9/11.Bloody Hands: A community shares responsibility and blame after a young boy's call for help.
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Rescued: An Allegory [Short Story]

Rescued: An Allegory [Short Story]

Tracy Higley

Historical Fiction / Biblical Fiction

Christian AllegoryIn an adventure reminiscent of the Christian life, one girl struggles to find her way out of the dungeon, beyond the perils of the journey, to the Kingdom that awaits.BONUS MATERIAL:Each of the six chapters includes questions for reflection, suitable for individual use, or for discussion in a book club, Bible study or small group setting.Hypotenuse: A detective and a witness become acquainted as he investigates the death of one of their neighbors.Colossus: An arctic scientist explores the habitat of the Colossal Squid, and finds a secret even larger than the cagey mollusk.Support: An Explosive Ordinance Disposal officer connects with his family as he wrestles with an especially difficult day in Iraq.Something to Say: A forensic tech examines the body of a woman murdered outside a police station.Why There Are No More Dragons Or Unicorns: A father's tale of the last dragon and unicorn.Turing's Test: A computer with a personality disorder mulls its own idiosyncratic existence with its human roommate.Only Numan: A young man with a genetic predisposition toward unstable genes is given the opportunity to become a part of governmental experiments to develop superhumans.Prisoners of War: A forensics anthropologist and a left-for-dead Marine track a war criminal, in post-war Vietnam.Raider: A woman comes to grips with her own identity and mortality while breaking into an Egyptian pyramid.Dante's Infirmity: An old man and his family struggle to preserve his humanity and independence navigating the medical establishment, as he approaches the end of his life.The Ghost Club: Mr. Houdini and Mr. Doyle explore the question of life after death.Suicide Spear: Humanity takes the battle to an alien homeworld's doorstep, after decades of a devastating war of attrition.Hang Around: A cowboy, a Buddhist monk, and others relive the results of one choice.Ghost Dust: A medical patient reflects on the aftermath of 9/11.Bloody Hands: A community shares responsibility and blame after a young boy's call for help.
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The Kidnapping of Paul McCartney

The Kidnapping of Paul McCartney

Richard Dorrance

Chick Lit / Fantasy / Humor and Comedy

Paul McCartney is walking down the street with his daughter Stella and her friend, Anna, when they are approached by a woman and her butler, who is armed with a gun. They kidnap them and the woman conscripts Paul into writing a rock opera. Gwen and Roger June are aristocratic friends of theirs, who have reason to carry guns, and they don't like their friends being kidnapped. The hunt is on.Paul McCartney is walking down the street with his daughter Stella and her friend, Anna, when they are approached by a woman dressed in a thousand dollar suit, and her butler, who is armed with a gun. They kidnap Paul, Stella, and Anna and lock them in a massive World War II era concrete bunker, where the butler serves them coffee and the woman conscripts Paul into writing a rock opera. Gwen and Roger June are aristocratic friends of Paul and Anna, who have reason to carry guns, and they don't like their friends being kidnapped, even when the kidnappers are benevolent and the ransom demand is to produce the greatest collection of pop songs ever written. The hunt is on.
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The Eighth Power: Book I: The Book of the Living

The Eighth Power: Book I: The Book of the Living

Paul Lytle

Culture / Film

When two Prophets die on the same day, their powers are passed on to the next generation. Unfortunately, the wicked ern set out to capture those new Prophets, and their numbers are too strong to be opposed. But Barrin Iylin, a poor farmer whose son was born on that fateful day, will have to face an army to save the life of his son.A dark conspiracy takes the lives to two Prophets, and their impressive powers have been passed on to another generation. The remaining Prophets have left the Tower to seek the two infants who will replace their fallen allies, but so are the wicked ern seeking the children, and no one is quite sure why. The world is rocked as the battle spreads across the land, and no one seems able to stop it.Meanwhile, in a tiny farming village, Barrin Iylin is left to raise his new son alone when his wife dies in childbirth. Such a task would be hard enough, but Barrin soon finds out that the ern are targeting his son and any others born on the same day. Could it be that his son is one of the new Prophets? And whether or not he is, how can a poor farmer hope to protect the boy against an army? The sweeping adventure of The Eighth Power begins here, with a heartbroken man who never thought nor desired to be caught up in a war, and yet can do no other if he wants his son to live.
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Parallel (Prophesied a spirit within,Book I)

Parallel (Prophesied a spirit within,Book I)

Cheryl Doucet-Surette

Cheryl Doucet-Surette

Is it the beginning or ending of all as it is to be? When 16 year old, Selah Jones is unwillingly brought to see a fortune teller with her mom, it awakened a deep awareness of selah’s hidden talent, which had lain dormant for years, no longer inhibited selah dives headlong into the unknown.When 16 year old, Selah Jones is unwillingly brought to see a fortune teller with her mom, it awakened a deep awareness of selah’s hidden talent, which had lain dormant for years, no longer inhibited selah dives headlong into the unknown. Daniel Evans has waited since the beginning for her…he is prepared to give up everything to obtain his heart’s utmost desire, but vows long made hinder his ability to succeed. suffering from tragedy and betrayal as it consumes their visions, fate is left to chance… as their bonds are tested only to be left short, wanting. Daniel struggles to show Selah, that the strength of unity is so much more resistant, than the power of one. Can this pre-destined alliance truly be made to endure? Or must we all be left to suffer, unconsciously from our own choices?
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Making God

Making God

Stefan Petrucha

Horror / Science Fiction & Fantasy / Comics & Graphic Novels

Stefan Petrucha's first novel, Making God is a shocking critique of religion and belief wrapped around a page-turning thriller.Stefan Petrucha's self-published novel, Making God is a shocking critique of religion and belief wrapped around a page-turning thriller.In it, The Great Work, a potent conjunction of genius, schizophrenia and egomania finds its way to the mass culture through a manuscript lost by a brilliant and unlucky recluse. It's found in the trash by an insane street woman, marketed by a megalomaniacal Master of the Universe and soon on its way to becoming the center of a new religious movement.Earning raves from critics and readers, Making God has appeared in forums ranging from Publisher's Weekly to the syllabus of a college lit class. Rare copies of the original edition remain available through all notable online book outlets.
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The Invitation

The Invitation

VR Christensen

Historical Fiction / Fantasy / Self Help

When Arabella and Mariana Gray are presented with an invitation to assume residence in their landlord's grand country estate, a decision must be made. It isn't as simple a matter as it seems.The Invitation is bonus material—the first five chapters of the original version of Cry of the Peacock—reworked to be told as a short story.Arabella and Mariana Gray are presented with an invitation to assume residence in their landlord's grand country estate. Mariana considers it the opportunity of a lifetime, while Abbie fears being beholden to her landlords, toward whom her parents had long held resentment.When the invitations is refused, and the sisters go instead to live with an aunt in London, will they regret their decision or find purpose to their lives they had never expected to know? The question is the same for both sisters. The answer, however, is vastly different.The Invitation is bonus material—the first five chapters of the original version of Cry of the Peacock—reworked to be told as a short story.
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The Flugel

The Flugel

K H Blackmoore

K H Blackmoore

Growing bored with the dull life of her flock, a Swan Maiden decides to seek adventure. Exploring the forbidden forest, she discovers a beautiful lake, a secret place of quiet to call her own. But the protector of the forest jealously guards his lands, and she may not be able to avoid his wrath.Arabella and Mariana Gray are presented with an invitation to assume residence in their landlord's grand country estate. Mariana considers it the opportunity of a lifetime, while Abbie fears being beholden to her landlords, toward whom her parents had long held resentment.When the invitations is refused, and the sisters go instead to live with an aunt in London, will they regret their decision or find purpose to their lives they had never expected to know? The question is the same for both sisters. The answer, however, is vastly different.The Invitation is bonus material—the first five chapters of the original version of Cry of the Peacock—reworked to be told as a short story.
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Mists of Destiny (A Collection)

Mists of Destiny (A Collection)

Nona Mae King

Romance / Fantasy / Science Fiction

Collection contains 'Rydia, Daughter of Mist' and 'Kain, A Hero's Destiny' (f.k.a. The Story)*events take place after those of FF4-Rydia, Daughter of Mist-Though instantly overcome by Rydia's beauty and spunk, the Prince of Eblan has never confessed an attraction. Rydia is the perfect match for his rebellious attitude, ditching dirt and smart-ass quips and taking the same . . . but has never admitted to a fluttering heart. Now they have given themselves one last chance for a no-holds-barred admittance.-Kain, A Hero's Destiny-Kain. A soul manipulated to dark deeds, forever separated from the honor he one time cherished as a dragoon knight. How have these dark deeds tortured an honorable soul? How has this betrayal affected what could have been a hero's future? Silence surrounds him, feeding the darkness and manipulating a lonely spirit troubled by a strange past. But though evil has an uncanny instinct about weaknesses, honor and love have a way of finding even the smallest strength.
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The Last Komole

The Last Komole

Sharon Abimbola Salu

Christian Fiction

Komole is the name given to a popular Nigerian dance move, which literally means "bend down low."A group of ambitious college students visit a local nightclub in their small, university town. What starts out as a typical night out quickly takes a turn for the worse. By the end of the night, dancing the komole takes on an unexpected, but very significant meaning.Without the power of the world's five elemental crystals, the world of Vida will fall into darkness. Only the prophecy of the Light Bringer can restore peace to Vida.In this first novelette of a five part series, Regina Lepue finds herself taken hostage by a nameless vandal, who claims the world's Crystals of Balance are in peril. Can she believe this ruthless killer, or is there something deeper to his story?
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Yuletide Tales A Festive Collective

Yuletide Tales A Festive Collective

The Indie Collaboration

The Indie Collaboration

A diverse collection of stories showcasing some of the best indie authors on the market. Filled with heart-warming romance, mysterious humor, sinister, supernatural thrills and tearful sorrow, this anthology has something for everyone. So snuggle up with a warm glass of mulled wine and join us for the festivities, while we lift your spirit, tickle your fancy and rattle your bones.A diverse collection of stories showcasing some of the best indie authors on the market. Filled with heart-warming romance, mysterious humor, sinister, supernatural thrills and tearful sorrow, this anthology has something for everyone. So snuggle up with a warm glass of mulled wine and join us for the festivities, while we lift your spirit, tickle your fancy and rattle your bones.Contributing Authors: Madhu Kalyan Mattaparthi, Sheryl Seal, Alan Hardy, William O'Brien, Sonya C. Dodd, Chris Raven, D.C Rogers, Peter John, Jim Murdoch, Greatest Poet Alive, Kristina Blasen, Shemeka Mitchell, Carolyn Bennett
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Chariots of Heaven

Chariots of Heaven

R.T. Edwins

Science Fiction / Fiction / Religion

The first installment in the tale of ancient “Gods” that come to earth in search of precious resources, but instead find ghosts from their own past. Most surprisingly these ghosts take the form of two human girls, Kira and her younger sister Kaya. Discovering that the sisters possess rare abilities, the alien deities decide to take the girls to their home planet Tython to learn more about them.The first installment in the tale of ancient “Gods” that come to earth in search of precious resources, but instead find ghosts from their own past. Most surprisingly these ghosts take the form of two human girls, Kira and her younger sister Kaya. Discovering that the sisters possess rare abilities, the alien deities decide to take the girls to their home planet Tython to learn more about them. Little do they know that the discovery of humans will shake the very foundations of their galactic kingdom…
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Cartoon Heroes: Book One of the Dark Skies Series

Cartoon Heroes: Book One of the Dark Skies Series

Anthony Harwood

Anthony Harwood

When Russell is caught in an explosion that gives him super powers, his life is changed forever. But when he becomes the target of a murderous, power hungry CEO's hostility, there really is no going back. Russell must find a way to come to terms with his new powers, keep the public safe and, hopefully, get the girl all while trying to stay alive. Cartoon Heroes is the first book in the Dark SkiesWhen Russell is caught in an explosion that gives him super powers, his life is changed forever. When he becomes the target of a murderous, power hungry CEO's hostility, there's no going back. Russell must come to terms with his new powers, keep the public safe and, hopefully, get the girl all while trying to stay alive. Cartoon Heroes is the first book in the Dark Skies series.
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