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New Sun Rising: Ten Stories
Lindsay Edmunds

These are linked stories, in the spirit of Ray Bradbury's Dandelion Wine. They are about a sixteen-year old girl, Kedzie Greer, who was raised in a utopian community and leaves home to make her way in a dystopian society. The year is 2199; the place, the Reunited States. In the stories, technology coexists with a haunted world. There are witches and robots, ghosts and e-beasts.
New Sun Rising is magical realism for the internet age.






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Second Chances at Love: 2 Novels of Romantic Redemption for the
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Once bitten, twice shy… What if life threw a second chance at love your way?
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Book 1 – When I See Your Face
When Cathy runs away to a small village to start a new life, the last thing she expects to find is a man who looks exactly like the abusive husband she has...


Vreeland
Gabriel Strump

In every school, there is always one exceptional individual who stands out from the rest of the crowd.
Seventeenyearold Anton knows this all too well. Creative, sensitive, and musicallygifted, he possesses an intangible quality that draws both the admiration of young girls and the ire of teenage boys. Teased since grade school for his slightlypointed ears, and tormented in high school because of the long, brown hair he’s grown to cover them, he finds solace in a world of fantasy where...


Horror in a Hurry Volume 1: The collected novellas plus two new
FR Maher

Time is a valuable commodity. I know this as I struggle to manage my life in university, hosting major events out of university and my life as a writer. I have become adept at keeping plates spinning – okay, some of them do crash occasionally, but timepoverty can sneak up on you, and when it’s got you trapped it’s a very hard thing to escape. This was the thinking behind creating Horror in a Hurry, stories that could be read in a single sitting. It was a sweet day when Charles de...


Emma
Debbie Brown

As an ER nurse, Emma knows life can change in the blink of an eye. When fate comes knocking, she finds herself far away from the city and back on the mountain ranch where she grew up with the intention to close up and sell the house so she can move on.
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Uncommon Valor II: Challenge Coins of the NYPD Emergency
Andrew G. Nelson

The New York City Police Department’s Emergency Service Unit is one of the world’s preeminent tactical and rescue units. Their ten squads, positioned throughout the five boroughs of New York City, provide heavy weapons support to other units of the NYPD, as well as lifesaving equipment to the residents of the ‘Big Apple’. The nearly 500 members of this elite unit are some of the most highly decorated members of the Department. As a result, their insignia has been long sought after by...