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The Pit and the Pendulum By Edgar Allan Poe
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The Pit and the Pendulum" is a short story written by Edgar Allan Poe and first published in 1842. The story is about the torments endured by a prisoner of the Spanish Inquisition, though Poe... More > skews historical facts. The narrator of the story is deemed guilty for an unnamed crime and put into a completely dark room. He passes out while trying to determine the size of the room. When he wakes up, he realizes there is a large, deep pit in the middle of the room. He loses consciousness again and awakens strapped on his back, unable to move more than his head. He soon realizes there is a large blade-like pendulum hanging above him, slowly getting closer to cutting through his chest. He finds a way to escape but the walls of his prison start to move and close in on him, pushing him closer and closer to falling into the pit. The story is especially effective at inspiring fear in< Less
Pitted Cherries By Sophia White
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Pitted Cherries is about a family in rural Hilton Head, SC. Its central character, Zilla is struggling to move on with her life according to her rules. Just as she begins to get a handle on things,... More > her past knocks at her door. Like fog, her demons seep through the cracks, soon infecting everything she’d worked so hard to keep safe…. including HER LIFE! With Zilla, now in battle, she leaves vulnerable her three children. Like newborn cubs, they are not yet prepared for the wilderness that is the world that will, by any means necessary seek and destroy! They say life is what you make it… but sometimes, it just is what it is. Evil comes in many forms… so how does one know what to look for? They were just kids. This is their story…. For more visit, www.applefacepublishing.com< Less
The Underworld - The Story of Robert Sinclair; Miner By James C Welsh
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Set in the period leading up to the First World War, The Underworld vividly relates the story of working coal miners and the members of the community in which they lived. It tells the story of... More > their loves, hopes and dreams. It portrays their struggles with the forces of nature deep underground and their equally tenacious and vicious struggles with their so-called "masters" - the money-grubbing coal-owners. A masterpiece of working class literature from the pen of an insider. Be prepared to cry! Published in support of the Working Class Movement Library, Salford, M5 4WX.< Less
The Underworld - The Story of Robert Sinclair; Miner By James C Welsh
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Set in the period leading up to the First World War, The Underworld vividly relates the story of working coal miners and the members of the community in which they lived. It tells the story of... More > their loves, hopes and dreams. It portrays their struggles with the forces of nature deep underground and their equally tenacious and vicious struggles with their so-called "masters" - the money-grubbing coal-owners. A masterpiece of working class literature from the pen of an insider. Be prepared to cry! Published in support of the Working Class Movement Library, Salford, M5 4WX.< Less
fallingoverstandingstill By John Jantunen
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During a police raid, a suspect’s two pit bulls attack an officer. He shoots one in the head, injuring her, and both dogs flee into a neighbour’s back yard where they maul three year old... More > Christopher Allen. His death and the dogs’ subsequent disappearance spark a desperate search for the killers in the wild lands surrounding the picturesque cottage community of Bracebridge, and against this backdrop fallingoverstandingstill interweaves three parallel narratives of good intentions gone awry.< Less
fallingoverstandingstill By John Jantunen
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During a police raid, a suspect’s two pit bulls attack an officer. He shoots one in the head, injuring her, and both dogs flee into a neighbour’s back yard where they maul three year old... More > Christopher Allen. His death and the dogs’ subsequent disappearance spark a desperate search for the killers in the wild lands surrounding the picturesque cottage community of Bracebridge, and against this backdrop fallingoverstandingstill interweaves three parallel narratives of good intentions gone awry.< Less
Secret-Agents Codename: Twins By Pen Master
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Two twin sisters. One coffee and cake shop. The girls thought they had enough to worry about making cakes and coming up with new coffee recipes, but when a strange red-headed woman gets kidnapped in... More > front of their eyes they realize running a coffee and cake shop was the easy part. Saving a life and possibly the world is a bit more tricky. From tickle torture to hand-to-hand combat and shootouts with robots the twins embark on an adventure that will take them to the top of the world and into the clutches of the bad guys.< Less
Progenitor By Peter Welland
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Yet another system malfunction plagues technician David Straise. Communications with the drill team have gone down on rig 86, an outdated and forgotten machine plunged into a far off moon where its... More > team hunt for minerals and bacterial samples. David is ordered to suit up and head into the pit. The heart of the dead rock that is filled with a deadly poison atmosphere and shifting gravity, they say you're alone in the dark down there, that nothing could live down in the pit. They were wrong.< Less
ELDON'S ROLLER-COASTER CAREER By ROBERT MULHOLLAND
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Poor Eldon, no matter what he does to succeed in his various selling jobs, he runs into a brick wall. There seems to be a black cloud over his head no matter how undaunted he is to be successful.... More > Whoever said life was a bowl of cherrys, because Eldon's seems to be a bowl of pits.< Less
ELDON'S ROLLER-COASTER CAREER By ROBERT MULHOLLAND
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Poor Eldon, no matter what he does to succeed in his various selling jobs, he runs into a brick wall. There seems to be a black cloud over his head no matter how undaunted he is to be successful.... More > Whoever said life was a bowl of cherrys, because Eldon's seems to be a bowl of pits.< Less