Archive for 'Fiction'

Summer 2013: Remember the Raisin

Summer 2013: Remember the Raisin

It’s the War of 1812. The early days of the war are met with one failure after another. General Hull has surrendered an entire army to the British without inflicting a single casualty. After discussing the lack of Army leadership with the Secretary of War, President Madison decides he needs someone to be a mover […]

November 1, 2013: Available Light

November 1, 2013: Available Light

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Available Light is a collection of eighteen short stories, some humorous, others darker, but all with the underlying theme of how love complicates our actions. Whether they are trying to protect their loved ones, draw them closer, or drive them away, the characters sow confusion […]

Available now! Billy Tabbs (& The Glorious Darrow)

Available now! Billy Tabbs (& The Glorious Darrow)

A youthful vagrant, Billy Tabbs has been living in the streets for as long as he can remember, scratching out a pitiable existence in a city that doesn’t much care if he lives or dies.

Amid rumors that his kind are disappearing from the alleyways and the overpasses, Billy is recruited into a bizarre homeless […]

School: Available Now!

School: Available Now!

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School is a story about friendship, love, and power–and how the influence of all three can change who we are.
Lucas and Jake are lifetime best friends who live in rural Wilson, North […]

Short Story Contest Winners

Short Story Contest Winners

We received dozens of submissions for our first short story contest, “Extrapolatory Science.” Choosing was tough–we finally decided to award two honorable mentions to break a 3-way tie. We tried to select a range of styles, from drama to humor. All winners are invited to submit a full-length novel or collection of short stories; the […]

Somebody Wants Somebody Dead

Somebody Wants Somebody Dead

“Phillip Gardner’s collection of stories Somebody Wants Somebody Dead pretty much corners the market when it comes to people living on the wrong side of the law—which is usually the right side of the law in these locales —and taking matters into their own hands. Throw in a garbage collecting […]

Short story contest: May 28-June 11

Short story contest: May 28-June 11

We’re hosting a flash-fiction (500 words) contest on Storiad. The winner gets to submit a full manuscript for consideration, and will receive a detailed critique. The winning stories will also be posted here and at the Storiad site. The theme is “Science in Fiction”– fiction about science, scientists, discoveries, technologies, […]

More books available at Boson Books

Bitingduck Press has merged with Boson Books, who have been publishing e-books since 1994.  Many Boson titles are also available in print.

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Available now! Trajectory of Dreams

Available now! Trajectory of Dreams

Trajectory of Dreams

A Psychological Thriller by Nicole Wolverton (see her site)

Featured on Bookbub (Literary fiction): 99 cent deal April 26-May 10, 2014!

Ever since she saw the space shuttle disintegrate in front of her eyes at the age of ten,  Lela White has […]

Peregrine: Book 5 in the Fighting Anthony Series, now available

Peregrine: Book 5 in the Fighting Anthony Series, now available

Peregrine, book 5 in the Fighting Anthony series is now available in e-formats from our imprint Boson Books!

July 1778. A French fleet of mighty warships under Comte d Estaing arrives off Sandy Hook to aid the colonies. The British Navy finds itself hard pressed to fulfill the duties cast upon […]

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