Fiction – Novels

Fly Out of the Darkness, Part 2. Infinite Games

Fly Out of the Darkness, Part 2. Infinite Games

Authors: © Annis Pratt Publisher: Iuniverse Publication Date: May 6, 2012 Type: Fiction – Series Social Media: Author website, LinkedIn, Amazon author page, Facebook, Twitter Note: We’ll be posting the series excerpts one at a time in the next several months. Part IV is being published by Moon Willow Press in August 2017. Read an Continue reading Fly Out of the Darkness, Part 2. Infinite Games

The Jungle

The Jungle

Author: Upton Sinclair License: In the public domain Original Publication Date: 1906 *Warning: May Contain Graphic Material* Excerpt from Chapter 2 One could not stand and watch very long without becoming philosophical, without beginning to deal in symbols and similes, and to hear the hog squeal of the universe. Was it permitted to believe that Continue reading The Jungle

The Marshlanders, Part I. Infinite Games

The Marshlanders, Part I. Infinite Games

Authors: © Annis Pratt Publisher: Iuniverse Publication Date: May 20, 2010 Type: Fiction – Series Social Media: Author website, LinkedIn, Amazon author page, Facebook, Twitter Note: We’ll be posting the series excerpts one at a time in the next several months. Part IV is being published by Moon Willow Press in August 2017. Chapter 19: Continue reading The Marshlanders, Part I. Infinite Games

The Promise of Pierson Orchard

The Promise of Pierson Orchard

Authors: © Kate Brandes Publisher: Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing Publication Date: April 22, 2017 (Earth Day) Type: Fiction Social Media: Author website, Facebook, Twitter Excerpts A brand new black pickup was parked between LeeAnn’s red Chevy and Jack’s old beater. A man stood beside it, with his hand raised in greeting, but he said nothing more. Coming Continue reading The Promise of Pierson Orchard

Flip the Bird

Flip the Bird

Author: © Kym Brunner Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for Young Readers Publication Date: November 2016 Type: Novel Ordering: Amazon Social Media: Website – Twitter – Facebook – Subscribe to Newsletter Chapter One Today was the day I’d been dreaming about practically my whole life. Too bad it was sucking big time. I’d been given one Continue reading Flip the Bird

Moby Dick

Moby Dick

Author: Herman Melville (public domain copyright) Publication Date: October 18, 1851 Excerpt from Chapter 70, The Sphynx It should not have been omitted that previous to completely stripping the body of the leviathan, he was beheaded. Now, the beheading of the Sperm Whale is a scientific anatomical feat, upon which experienced whale surgeons very much Continue reading Moby Dick

The Willows, Algernon Blackwood

The Willows, Algernon Blackwood

Author: Algernon Blackwood (public domain copyright) Publication Date: 1907 as part of The Listener and Other Stories Note: the following excerpt takes place midway into the short novella and may contain spoilers. They first became properly visible, these huge figures, just within the tops of the bushes–immense, bronze-colored, moving, and wholly independent of the swaying Continue reading The Willows, Algernon Blackwood