The Teithwyr

   You open your eyes to complete darkness. It feels as if somebody is pounding on your head with a hammer. The last thing you remember is a brown dog running out into the road, the brightness of the daylight, and your car headed off the road. As your head clears, you realize you are hanging upside down. Your feet and legs are completely immobilized. You can hear something breathing in the room. the teithwyr is stalking you... read 'The Teithwyr' and find out what happens next!

The Lemonade Stand

A unique spin on an apocalyptic horror short... The virus is spreading across the world and mankind's days are numbered, but for one little girl, this is the perfect time to sell her lemonade. The man she encounters reminds her of her father, but this man may not be all he appears to be.

Al-Dora

Based on a fictionalized true story, this war horror/thriller takes place in the Al-Dora neighborhood of southern Baghdad, during the intense fighting in Iraq of 2004.

Draken Slayer

 Draken Slayer is a dark fantasy fiction short story, part of the Shadows of Illyria: Tales from the Realm Series. Written by author JM VanZuiden, the Shadows of Illyria Series is a unique twist on fantasy fiction, incorporating his real-world combat experience into the characters and events of an epic fantasy world.

A Darker Magic

Classic style dark fantasy… When his beautiful bride-to-be disappears on the night before their wedding, Durras must search for her alone in a strange land, where his kind is not wanted. To make matters worse, he suspects that she has been taken by a powerful evil mage. He’s a simple highland boy, but he won’t rest until he has found her. “It's dangerous down there, boy," Gamrie growled. "They ain’t like us. Lowland mages ain’t interested in blessing the crops and healing the sick. No... they practice a darker magic." Fans of classic fantasy will enjoy this unique tale of adventure, love and magic.

Deep In The Adirondack Mountains

Who knows what lurks in the deep forest… An office worker goes for a hike in the Adirondack Mountain range to meet his colleagues and discovers something horrifying stalking him.

Spectacular Tales: A Science Fiction and Fantasy Collection

FREE indie, self-published ebooks, short stories, novellas, and novels. A thrilling anthology of short stories by some of the rising stars in independent publishing. In this collection we bring you a ship’s locker full of great Science Fiction and Fantasy. There are tales about beautiful princesses and cunning thieves, intergalactic wars, cosmic energy beings, warriors and rocketship pilots 'Spectacular Tales' is yet another thrilling anthology of short stories from the Indie Collaboration. In this latest collection, written by the rising stars in independent publishing, we bring you a ship’s locker full of great Science Fiction and Fantasy.

Tiago

FREE indie, self-published ebooks, short stories, novellas, and novels. Romance Action/Adventure - Where would you run when there’s no place to hide? Enter the realm of the Amazon rainforest where man is not an apex predator. Twenty-four hours ago, Brielle stood helpless while an intruder murdered her mother. After fleeing to the Amazon rainforest, she struggles to stay a step ahead of the psychopath searching for the crystal she wears, her birthright. As guardian of the biological hot spot, Tiago guards the maze of rivers, swamps, and forests from those who would rape and plunder his land for its wealth of minerals, trees, and wildlife. His compulsion to protect the foreign, blonde-haired enigma rescued from a poacher leads him face-to-face with scientific sociopath intent on creating a world where chaos reigns—under his leadership. An exciting blend of action, adventure, and romance, between a man not looking for love and a woman trying to survive.

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Infinite Limits

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Imagining Liberty, Part 3: A Masterpiece of the Literature of Liberty

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Imagining Liberty, Part 2: House of Refuge

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