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Discovering Sanity
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,090. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 by The Zharmae Publishing Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in, Fiction » Romance » General
Northern Lights… The mental facility where the staff cause as much drama as the dysfunctional patients. Add to the mix the new guy, the good looking Mexican with dimples. He’s there for one reason: to learn why his mother attempted mass murder. His story and those of the other patients will take you on a dark, gritty and twisted journey to… Discovering Sanity.
St. John's Ancients
Price: Free! Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
"St. John's Ancients" is a short story by Kevin McMahon which touches on themes of aging, gods, and gentrification. Two ancient men play chess in the park and are soon visited by two gods jealous of the attention they have gained from a goddess.
Killing the Golem (Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The golem was created to defeat the skinheads. But when it is summoned against an innocent preacher, Armando realizes it must be destroyed. A short story. (~7000 words)
Best Forgotten
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,340. Language: Australian English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A young woman wakes in hospital, unable to remember the past eighteen months. Why is she haunted with memories of her bruised and bloody ex-boyfriend? Did Kellie-Sue get away with murder or is the truth best forgotten?
The Birdman
Price: Free! Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Can a mathematical genius with zero social skills save the world? One man thinks he’s got as good a chance as any.
The Seeds Of An Affair
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
This is about the oldest story in the book. A partner betrays his significant other for their closest and treasured friend by having an affair.
Family Obligations
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 68,990. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
At age sixteen, George inadvertently kills a mob rival. Wanting a fresh start, he elopes with the love of his life, Kelly, but she soon abandons him. Twenty years later – when he has become a mob boss – she reappears. But does she still love him, or is she helping his enemies set him up as revenge for the mafia killing?
To Labor No More
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Buddy is a worker in an increasingly automated world. He depends on robots to take care of him both at work and at home. But lately, the robot workers have been making more work, not less, with their constant need for approval. Eunice thinks she has a solution, but Buddy isn't too sure...
The Neighbor
Price: Free! Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by Fine Form Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ray's neighbors, Suze and Danny-Boy, experience a calamitous series of events.
Steep Climb to Elsewhere
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 281,510. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
The Spanish Civil War lost, brothers Josep and Eduard Balaguer are exiled. The Balaguer women stay behind in their town in the Catalan Pyrenees to face Francisco Franco's vengeful regime until Josep returns home—alone. It will take decades of bribery, smuggling, imprisonment, love affairs, and other adventures to bring the family together again. But what will they have lost on the journey?
Bad Blood
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,750. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by Tessellate Media. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Three major league baseball men grapple in a near-future world where past and present merge, betrayal and love are intertwined, and dark secrets inevitably rise to the surface.
Sheltered
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 91,500. Language: Australian English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
SHELTERED is a black comedy about psychiatric patients who are incarcerated in secure Australian mental health facilities after committing serious criminal offenses. It is based on my extensive experiences of living with chronic schizophrenia and being stuck in locked units for much of my life.
The Storm
Price: Free! Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Inspirational
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Saying goodbye in the midst of a terrible storm. This is a short story about losing everything.
Dragon Dead by Natural Causes
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The story of a lifetime. The end of a life. Jennifer and her laid-off reporter husband are on a spur of the moment road trip in Eastern Oregon, to lighten Larry’s unemployment blues. There turns out to be more to see in the desert than they imagined. Can Jennifer turn their troubles around with the story of a lifetime?
Seven Hills One Death
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,630. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Seven days in Istanbul: An ugly love, a beautiful revolution and a delayed suicide… All the youth of Istanbul came back to the streets with great eagerness for changing the world. The gray walls of Turkey are eroded by the revolution wind. And a young man by name Tunch prepares to kill himself in a suburb of Istanbul.
Yedi Tepe Bir Ölüm
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,500. Language: Turkish. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
İstanbul’da yedi gün: Çirkin bir aşk, güzel bir devrim ve gecikmiş bir intihar. İstanbul’un çocukları yaşamı değiştirme hevesiyle sokaklara geri dönmüştür. Türkiye’nin gri duvarları devrim rüzgârıyla aşınmaktadır. Ve Tunç adında genç bir adam İstanbul’un bir varoşunda kendi sonunu hazırlamaktadır.
La verità dei vinti
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,590. Language: Italian. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
Lucifero e i suoi fedeli compagni vengono condannati da Dio a causa della loro superbia e malvagità e fatti precipitare negli abissi infernali; questa è la storia che tutti noi conosciamo ma potrebbe non essere quello che realmente è successo: esiste sempre il rovescio della medaglia, quella verità dei vinti che nessuno vuole ascoltare, specialmente i vincitori, ma che a volte riserva delle...
50 Ways of Saying Fabulous Book 1 20th Anniversary Edition
Series: 50 Ways of Saying Fabulous. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,220. Language: Australian English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in
Billy-Boy preferred culture to cows, but when you’re the only son of a rugby-loving Kiwi farmer, you buckle down and do your chores! And escape into a fantasy world of cross-dressing and theatricals at every other opportunity. '50 Ways of Saying Fabulous' is funny, touching and unforgettably evocative of childhood lost.
Moi, prédateur ?
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 41. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Des milliers d'automobilistes circulent chaque jour sur l'autoroute A13. Il arrive que l'on puisse observer fugitivement leurs attitudes, installé sur un pont. C'est ce que fait Hugo Malard. Avec un savoir faire d'entomologiste, il enrichit sa collection de physionomies perçues durant seulement quelques instants.
All The Pretty Things (Revised Edition)
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 71,300. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015 by Desert Palm Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Labels—Republican, closeted lesbian. With the launch of her political campaign, the last thing Tess needed was a distraction. Special Agent Robin Hart arrives in Cincinnati to investigate a corruption case. Things get a lot more complicated as attraction for Robin grows in an atmosphere of political intrigue, blackmail, and betrayal.