What would you give up for immortal life and love?
By day, Elise draws and paints, spilling out the horrific visions of her tortured mind. By night, she walks the streets, selling her body to the highest bidder.
And then they come into her life: a trio of impossibly beautiful…Continue
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What happens when your dreams come face to face with economic reality? Do you compromise, lower your sights and find a way to some measure of comfort through a lower level of achievement? Or, do you stick doggedly to your course even though it promises no certain reward and may lead to total…Continue
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Well-bred orphan Cristabel Swann tolerates her thankless teaching job — until her uncle dies unexpectedly. Arriving in London to claim her inheritance, Cristabel encounters something else entirely — a loutish naval captain who won all of the old man’s property in an evening’s gambling, leaving his…Continue
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I’ve heard people say that it’s all luck. I’ve also heard that experience with the game is still your best bet. I’ve seen drunks win hand after hand and old pros make dumb mistakes when the cards are going against them.
Why is it that some people contract incurable diseases and miraculously go into remission? Why can a guy who…Continue
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In this short story collection, Warren Bull takes his readers across the American landscape with stories of justice and injustice, truth and speculation, and humor and noir.
The Manhattan in the title sometimes refers to the suave part of New York and sometimes to its prairie twin…Continue
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Life suddenly grows a little more colder when Dan comes to the stark realization that his new supervisor at work just might be a real-life serial killer. The insight keeps Dan in a flurry to stay clear of the possible predator, but as fate would have it, it is his own folly that lures the monster into…Continue
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Frannie and David Young have been married over twenty years, have two kids, busy jobs, a house in the suburbs and a dog named Max. To keep the romance alive in their relationship, they plan a “date” twice a month. Their block of time together includes very few rules, no kids…Continue
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Delaney expects it will be difficult to convince her father to leave behind his career as a pro-wrestler and get a normal job; but what she doesn’t expect is that he’ll be accused of murder in the process. Will she be able to sort through a cast of quirky characters to find the real…Continue
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Three strikes…you’re dead?
A Major League baseball team with a woman as manager? A starting pitcher who can not only throw a baseball with a the best but can throw a whole game to Las Vegas gamblers? A gang of drug smugglers who are attempting to take over the team for their own…Continue
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New York homicide detective, John Webb, is having a bad week. Mind you, family reunions are bad enough, but since the focus is the brutal and sudden murder of his favorite uncle, Reverend Carl Rivers, it’s even worse. And, it doesn’t help John one little bit that his investigation is hampered by…Continue
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The debate over the true author of the Shakespeare canon has raged for centuries. Astonishingly little evidence supports the traditional belief that Will Shakespeare, the actor and businessman from Stratford-upon-Avon, was the author. Legendary figures such as Mark Twain, Walt…Continue
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In a future world of deadly solar flares and cloned dinosaurs, an investigative journalist sets out to uncover the truth about an urban myth: the Laundress of Silver Lake. As he wanders the banks of the lake he discovers some mysteries are better left unsolved.
A short story from…Continue
Added by Untreed Reads on January 13, 2012 at 6:44pm — No Comments
Place a young man and a young woman together in a cramped apartment. Stir in a pinch of jealousy, a dash of spite, a hint of infidelity. Steep in a broth of alcohol and let simmer before bringing to a slow boil. It’s a fast, easy recipe for murder…
A short work of crime from our…Continue
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All Lindsay wants is a normal life. What she’s got is anything but.
Betrothed to the Devil by her greedy father, Lindsay was blissfully unaware there was anything unusual about her life until her twenty-first birthday, when the groom appeared before her and presented her with a black diamond…Continue
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Elizabeth Hart enjoys her high-powered job and her lakeside home but is tired of Officer Andrew Baird’s hands-off policy. A mere ten year age gap is no reason for refusing romance, is it?
As Andrew searches for the motive behind a young woman’s death, Elizabeth carefully plots her revenge…Continue
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Which can cause more damage – a secret between a father and a son, or the truth when it finally comes out years later? Can something as simple as a baseball card destroy a relationship between the two?
A new short story from our Nibs literary line.
About Author Michael…Continue
Added by Untreed Reads on January 5, 2012 at 1:23pm — No Comments
It’s January! Time to say goodbye to 2011 and embrace everything that 2012 has to offer. In honor of all things new kicking off, we’re happy to present our first batch of promotions. All of these titles are available through The Untreed Reads Store, but we’ve also made these deals available at Amazon and Barnes and Noble. The price you see at those two retailers…Continue
Added by Untreed Reads on January 4, 2012 at 6:58pm — No Comments
Tony has been an actor all his life, but now he has a problem. The world has turned to Telesensory, and he’s leery of this so-called “acting” with a transmitting link in his head.
Reluctantly, he agrees to work in this new craze — and watches his fears turn into a real-life…Continue
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Hack Ward thought he had found a niche market for his skills as a private investigator when Hollywood came to Detroit. When washed up director Will Peyton gets pegged to direct a low-brow family comedy starring a chimp and a perpetual bad-girl pop star, Hack gets brought in by Peyton to keep an eye on starlet Haley Goslin. It’s not because…Continue
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It’s Friday night at the local roadside diner when Roy stops in to fuel up for a night of gambling. He’s got a bankroll, and the knockout at the bar just let him buy her a drink. It’s boom or bust and the night is just getting started. Is Roy a high roller, or is someone else about to show him…Continue
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