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Taming the Shrew
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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.
The Little Universe
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Series: Little Universe, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,750. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2009. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Rose Adams, spiritual scientist, bets her atheist husband she will convince him that some form of God must exist. The only problem; now she’s dead. Webster, astronomer and inventor, carries out Rose’s final project. If it works, it will house a self-contained miniature universe. The project does work, and the discoveries Webster finds within are beyond comparison. His world is forever changed.
The Five Lights of Morning
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Price: Free! Words: 53,240. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
It was the perfect murder—that almost went undetected—until a detective picks up clues dropped as a suspect proves all too willing to talk. As the truth gradually unfolds the secrets of a murder planned for decades are revealed.
Baby Grand Legacy
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Series: The Desiree & Kevin Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 88,870. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(5.00 from 1 review)
Formerly titled Baby Grand: The Beginning. In this first episode, boy meets girl. They are smitten, but her mother hates him. Even his own father, if he really is his father, accuses him of inappropriate behavior, so they are forced to sneak around. When he is sent away for the summer, they already have another secret rendezvous planned.
Of Love and Magic
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,770. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
During a late spring snowstorm in a sleepy Tulsa suburb, an old man runs away from his abusive son and meets a woman, perhaps by magic. Together they find adventure and fall in love. But there are unanswered questions. How old is too old to fall in love, and when should you give up on life? Take the journey with John and Attie and find out.
Chatters on the Tide
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Series: The Montenegro Cycle, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,760. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Harold has lost his job, divorce is on the horizon, a religious cult believes he's a prophet, and he's being stalked by an eerie motorcycle club and its mute, wild-haired mascot named Gator. His skeptical wife Bonnie is fighting to free him from the strange world into which he has fallen while Harold struggles with bizarre and unusual revelations. Is he really a prophet with miraculous powers?
On the Road to Heaven
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 125,900. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010 by Zarahemla Books. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
In a style reminiscent of Jack Kerouac, Coke Newell's groundbreaking autobiographical novel traces an LSD-to-LDS pilgrimage across two continents. From Colorado's 1970s hippie heyday to the coca fields of Colombia, it's a journey through Thoreau ascetics, Ram Dass Taoism, and Edward Abbey monkey-wrenching to the mission fields of one of the world's most conservative contemporary religions.
Ameristocracy
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Price: Free! Words: 21,440. Language: American English. Published: August 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(3.50 from 4 reviews)
When a conspiracy theorist cop stumbles upon the secret society responsible for the assassinations of Lincoln and Kennedy, he becomes convinced that they now have the newly elected President squarely in their cross-hairs.
The Innerglow Effect
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,380. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A new antidepressant may have the unbelievable side effect of allowing its users to see themselves die but still live to tell the tale. Join an emergency room physician and a priest as they try to work together to discover if The Innerglow Effect is real. Can they understand what the Innerglow Effect is and what it's implications are? Suspense expertly blended with spirituality. Read and believe!
Tweet of Faith
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Price: Free! Words: 27,460. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Nothing would be the same after Pearl, a young nurse in Bangkok, saw the mystery comatose western tourist for the first time. Soon, Pearl finds herself on a mission to help identify the man. However, as his condition deteriorates Pearl races against time to save a man she’s never spoken to, yet could possibly be falling in love with.
Il Libro Delle Stelle
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Price: Free! Words: 20,820. Language: Italian. Published: June 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious philosophy
Una corsa senza fiato per sfuggire. Un suono improvviso che porta con sé un dolore lancinante. E quindi il muro d'ombra. Da lì niente ha più significato: il tempo non esiste, lo spazio è liquido e la mente ha poteri infiniti. Quando lasciamo questo mondo siamo soli? E se la persona che hai tanto amato fosse legata a te da un filo che niente può rompere?
Jim's Life
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Series: Little Universe, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,820. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2009. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A soul transfer has Jim awaken in the hospital in someone else’s body. He has no memory of his past life or awareness of the crime committed before the near-fatal accident, a felony done by the body’s previous occupant. Already a person of global interest due to the rape case, coma and miraculous recovery from brain-death, Jim still has a more stunning surprise.
Cristal - Novella
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Price: Free! Words: 36,040. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Evil is lurking everywhere and disguised as many things. But that's not all she has to fear. Never trust anyone, her father always told her. Especially your closest allies. Things are never really what they appear to be. Strange things start to happen to her and her friends. She witnesses strange events and is accused of causing them even from people closest to her.
A Few Hours In The Life Of A Young Man
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Price: Free! Words: 28,170. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
«A Few Hours In The Life Of A Young Man» is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to actual events or locales or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental. Sort of. The quest is to guess the YM's family name...
Crown of Creation: 2046 - Two Nations, One Murder
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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?
Deadly Benefits
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,550. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 12 reviews)
A young mother dies in the intensive care unit and the medical center goes into a defensive tailspin. Fingers point to a fatal medication error by moonlighting pharmacist, Heli Harri. But Heli bites back and begins a chase for the truth that becomes a surefire prescription for hidden danger and unexpected romance, while behind the white drape of medicine, a chilling murder almost goes undetected.
Old Blood - A Novella (Experiment in Terror #5.5)
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Series: Experiment in Terror, Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,070. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(4.75 from 12 reviews)
Old Blood is not a stand-alone novella and it is recommended you read books #1-5 in the Experiment in Terror Series before embarking on this tale. From her harrowing introduction in Darkhouse, the spectre known as “Creepy Clown Lady” has been a constant fixture in Perry Palomino’s life. But beyond the horrid makeup and piercing stare lies Pippa, a woman just like everyone else. Well not quite.
Night Flight
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,110. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A tormented woman struggles between the love of another woman and the agonizing loss of her only daughter’s love. This taught drama follows Melissa Adams as she struggles against her own feelings of inadequacy, doubts about her sexuality, and her need to win back her daughter’s love. The story contains some sexual situations.
Stray
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,210. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
A gritty novel with an edge yet surprisingly gentle and sweet, Stray will take you through the dog fighting dens and crack houses of Detroit where Stray souls can find connections in the most unusual of places.
The Temptation of the Buddha: A Fictional Study in the History of Religion and of Aesthetics
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Price: Free! Words: 52,280. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
The history of the Buddha and his teachings is not static, but is meant to be made fluid through the practice and of his teachings and values. In The Temptation of the Buddha: A Fictional Study in the History of Religion and of Aesthetics, Sonny Saul reinterprets the ancient Vedas to fully transmit the profound, aesthetic fluidity and meaning of the ancient narrative.