Fiction » Themes & motifs

Sub-categories: Spiritual & metaphysical | Psychological | Family sagas | Political | Crime | Medical | Religious | Technological | Legal | Media tie-in 
Wheels
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,530. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Wheels are meant to turn, but what if they don't? Sometimes wheels take us to somewhere we'd rather not be. Each of these nine stories are written around wheels and they are sometimes not what you would expect. All the authors' proceeds go directly to Sea Shepherd, a charity devoted to protecting our seas and oceans and the life within.
Old Henry's Visitor: A Short Story
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
Old Henry's Visitor is a thrilling tale of the ordinary clashing with the supernatural. For years Old Henry lived alone in self-inflicted punishment as his home deteriorated and the world moved on around him. He is forced to face the past when a demon comes for his soul. Can Old Henry survive its devilish torment? And is there hope for redemption?
Long, Slow Suicide
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Eli Goshen loves his wife. He has for over fifty years. He’s always taken care of her, but when she takes an unexpected gambling trip to Reno and fails to return, he has no choice but to hire a private detective to find her. A detective who’s been around gambling all her life. A detective who knows how fast a big win can turn into the biggest loss of all.
Uncontrollable
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,340. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The life-story of Buenaventura 'El Coco' Garcia, a 101-year old Spanish anarchist. He is born on the first day of the Tragic Week in Barcelona in 1909 and throughout his eventful life we encounter many of the major events of 20th century anarchism. Politics and passion. Love, hate and revenge. Dreams and reality. All this and a final, shocking twist.
A Question of Heritage: An Adoption Story
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,810. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Jo finds herself pregnant in the early 1960’s with limited options. Derailed by betrayal, she must make an impossible decision. Ellen lives with the challenges of being an adoptee. She is compelled to unearth her past in order to definitively prove her Jewish heritage. A Question of Heritage resonates with the angst of those in the adoption triad, leaving the reader with insight and hope.
Prescription For Death
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,330. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Patients are dying under mysterious circumstances at the local pharmacy. Technician Eileen Ramirez knows why. Will she be able to convince anyone else before it's too late? A short story full of suspense that may just change how you look at your pharmacist.
Thank You for Ten: Short Fiction About a Little Theater
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,850. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Little Dionysus Playhouse, like all community theaters, is a different place every day, as different people with different goals come in and out doing their thing. The ten stories in this collection explore both the drama and the comedy that happen in a community playhouse, both on and off the stage.
The Cellar
By
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Sarah Greenwood ventured down to the Cellar. There she stood in the dark vile Cellar. In a moment she found herself on the cold dirty floor. She yelled for help but no one could hear her deep in the belly of the Cellar.
The Man of Nightstone
By
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 108,950. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
A daring bounty hunter, Althadis, claiming to be one of the world's most skilled sorcerers, has come to the city-state of Pallos announcing that he's hot on the trail of the Whisper, the world's most infamous assassin. No one has ever escaped Whisper's blade or seen his face. Of course, everyone thinks Althadis is completely insane. But sometimes the lesser evil is the crazier man.
The Undergraduate
By
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Carl Lawrence had achieved the most important thing in his life, to become an undergraduate at the most prestigious University in the world. Now he was here he found it was not how he had expected it to be. He was struggling to cope and before he knew it he was wrestling with the greatest question of all; Life or Death?
Taming the Shrew
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,080. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2009. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
(5.00 from 1 review)
Regency Romance. The wealthy Miss Juliana Browne has a number of problems; she’s twenty-five, her hair is red, she’s on the shelf. Her only known admirer is Hervey De Vere, a freckled orange-haired fortune hunter who looks eighteen. After three years of continuous snubs, he’s still chasing her with endless offers of gallantry and proposals of marriage.
Vampire Chimeras Medical Thriller
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,460. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
From flooded refugee camps in Thailand to posh gourmet restaurants in Maryland; from corporate boardrooms to cholera camps in Bengal; from US Naval bases to Maya ruins in the jungles of Central America; Vampire Chimeras carries you along on its tense roller coaster plot. How will Dr. Diana Rigsby, a seasoned medical researcher and physician, stop a rampaging hemorrhagic fever?
The Vicar
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 920. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Reverend Adam Rankin the new Vicar made his way through the suburban streets introducing himself to his latest congregation. However is he what he seems?
Dream Student - Dream Series book 1
By
Series: Dream Series, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,900. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
College junior Sara Barnes thought her life was totally under control. All she had to worry about was her final exams, Christmas shopping, applying to medical school – and what to do about the cute freshman in the next dorm with a crush on her. Everything was going according to plan, until the night she started seeing other people’s dreams.
The Strange Adventures of Margery Jones
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,590. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Every time you make a decision, you create an alternate universe. Some people get obsessed with these "roads not taken." They think that if they made different choices, their lives would have turned out better. I should know: I'm one of them. My name is Margery Jones, and I want to see what my life should have been. There's just one problem: someone wants me dead, and I don't know who I can trust.
Through the Third Eye; Book 1 of Third Eye Trilogy
By
Series: The Third Eye Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 108,480. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
A fast-moving thriller where Clay and Shali seek ancient documents hidden since the beginning of time. Using CIA parapsychology past life regression techniques, they locate the ancient knowledge after a harrowing journey around the world. They try to reveal the secrets but a dangerous and unknown force is trying to stop them. Your world may look different after this thought-provoking thriller.
On the Search for Truth
By
Series: Truth Revealed, Book 2 · Spontaneous Choices. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,530. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Aidin Moore is haunted by visions and also begins to receive mental contact from the family babysitter named Marva, and starts to realize there is far more going on than she imagined - and she may not be who she thinks - in this new adult paranormal series about two people with mental powers destined to be in love but kept apart by people with dangerous schemes.
Hail Mary
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Bill just can't stay away. Every day he opens the doors, walks down the aisle, and lights his candle. Then he talks to her. Does she hear him? Will she talk back? He's not sure, but he knows one thing. He'll wait until she does.
Half Truth and Full Lye
By
Series: Truth Revealed, Book 1 · Spontaneous Choices. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,990. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
NaNoWriMo 2011 book. Last updated 2011-11-22 11:13:42
Goal reached!
Truth Knox searches to find out the truth about her family when the man she believes to be her father returns to town with his charming assistant Lye in this new adult paranormal series about two people with mental powers destined to be in love but kept apart by people with dangerous schemes.
Crown of Creation: 2046 - Two Nations, One Murder
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,690. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
It is 2046, 20 years after the Second Civil War. A skier is killed in Telluride, Colorado, now part of the Republic of Franklin. Adam Henry, a Denver detective, investigates. His quest for the killer brings him back East where he encounters the elusive terrorist organization, the Crown of Creation. Who killed the skier, and why? And how has America changed?