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How to Build a Career and Find Happiness During a Recession by Anonymous

A Tragi-Comic Novel of Unemployment, Underemployment, Wall Street, Main Street and other Matters that Seemed to Matter at the Time

This is a comic novel about graduating from college into a recession. It’s meant to appeal to fans of Catch-22. I’m now a professional journalist and published non-fiction author, but I wrote this novel during a period of underemployment following college graduation. I managed to get it in the door with two publishers, but both gave me the same . . .

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London Churches by Edward Picot

The idea of the London Churches project is to visit every church in the City of London – plus a few extra – and use the visits as the basis of an online work. This isn’t a blog, and it certainly isn’t a historical or architectural guide. It’s a work of hyperfiction, but derived from real places, real experiences, real . . .

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Newtons Sleep by Daniel O'Mahony

A richly-written novel of strange happenings in 17th century England

“Don’t tell her what it was like. Don’t tell her how you had to dig your way out through heavy layers of clay to reach the fresh air, because that would distress her. Don’t tell her about the box, because that would confuse her. And don’t tell her about the light, because that was sacred.” Lately cannonballs have . . .

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The Daedalus Transfer by Huw Langridge

A signal from a distant star triggers a dangerous mission to investigate

In the near future a message is received from Proxima Centauri 4.3 light years away. A massive operation is put into action to build a ship to send a crew of six to investigate the signal. They arrive after 150 years only to discover that the signal came from a very obscure and unexpected source. . . .

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Demonic Symphony by Matthew Davison

Shooting things before they shoot back

In the history of demonology. There is one crime that trumps all others. That crime is deliberately torturing people to form a demon. These demons are called retained demons and they are very dangerous; they need to be dealt with decisively, and preferably from a very long distance away. Dealing with retained demons is a job for highly trained . . .

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Raging Gail by James Ryan

A Tale of a Daring Pirate and the Crew that Sailed Under Her.

The novel follows the adventures of a pirate crew under Captain Abigail Sanders, a woman of considerable skill, ability and ferocity. The tale picks up when her vessel, the Raging Gale, seizes a captive, a young woman named Hope Harvey on her way to the New World, who goes from hostage to ship’s musician as the brigands plunder the sea . . .

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Milestones -1 by Gyanban

Life is simple... not easy.

This is a short philosophy series. A simple story of Don Dasgupta and his journey up the hills to Ooty [in south India]. In the journey that Don undertakes, you will find what he learns from life itself. What will the hills teach him? What will he learn? Sometimes in life we set out to achieve something, we are . . .

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Overwatch by Taulsn

The story of a guy too dangerous to become a villain. The story of a girl who wants to rebel against her parents. The story of a girl who wants to find an old lover. The story of a healer who really can’t cut it. The story of a hero too dangerous to become one. Overwatch is a collection of . . .

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Archipelago by Krishan Coupland

Unlikely Islands

Updated each morning, Archipelago is a collection of three-hundred-and-sixty-five tiny stories, one for each day of the year 2015. Archipelago is about magicians, sex, death, dreams, forests, monsters, hallucinations and food. The blog updates at 9AM each morning, and you can sign up to have new posts delivered to your inbox. . . .

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Life In Motion by Von L Cid

26 Stories from A to Z

There are moments in life that we never forget. These are moments that move us, change us and forever shape our view of the world. In this collection, from Von L Cid, you will find 26 moments in the lives of 26 people. There is a tale for every letter of the alphabet. Come along as Adam discovers death, . . .

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Ketrin by Leem

Raised by wolf-like telepathic lupinoids in the jungle, the wild youth Ketrin finds both love and hate when he attempts to re-enter human society. Meanwhile, lurking in the shadows is an evil that threatens to destroy not only the jungle and all of its human and lupinoid inhabitants, but perhaps the entire world. . . .

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Hell Paso by j. kelly

At first, folks thought it was just the usual violence that comes with the territory of living across the border from Juarez, Mexico, the murder capital of the world. But then the violence crept across the border and into the US, leaving a path of death in its wake, and it became readily apparent: this wasn’t just death. This was . . .

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