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The Anvil of the Craftsman
Series: Jon's Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 98,720. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A doctoral candidate in Theological Studies accepts recruitment by a friend in the US State Department for an initiative to the most troublesome province in 2006 Iraq.
Rare Earth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,900. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
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"A brilliant sci-fi thriller right down to the last nano-particle...So far, the best read I have had in 2012." - TBR topbookreviewers.com "...the suspense, high-tech intrigue and writing style of the author is very Crichton-like. A great page-turner with fascinating information about the "rare earth" gold rush our planet, and universe, are beginning to witness." - The Word is Out
Sugar Town
Price: Free! Words: 218,750. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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A family is decimated in the aftermath of a terrible crime and no voice is raised in protest. Can a town that prides itself on its sense of community survive without the promise of justice? In Sugar Town, a teen-aged girl, an epileptic boy, an alcoholic murderer and a spirit-seeking outsider, drawn together by a curiously enabling piece of space debris, show the way to redemption.
Dancing the Maypole
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 136,650. Language: British English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
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Taller than most men, Isabel de Bourbon has rejected numerous proposals of marriage. There is only one honourable man big enough to be her flesh and blood hero. A private scribbler of romances, Isabel has been penning the adventures of Pierre, a literary doppelganger of Peter Smirke, Viscount Adderbury.
Chronicle 2014
Series: Chronicle, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 33,740. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013 by Michael Simms. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
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A diary from the future? Or a dead man’s work of fiction? In this first year's worth of entries from a diary stored on a mysterious recording device, the beginnings of an expansive story are told. Nobody knows if it is a work of fiction or a true record of how things happened, and will happen. By reading the diary, some things may have already begun to change, and the future is not what it was.
z2
Series: 46. Ascending. You set the price! Words: 131,970. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
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Alex once walked away from a rare ability to warp time. Now, he needs to relearn the skill quickly. To protect his daughter he must stop the school he teaches at from turning the clock backwards to an era of white supremacy. An old friend needs Alex to solve an ancient mystery. Both are possible, but only if Alex can learn to control his temporal talents before he runs out of time.
The Raft
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,660. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Anything goes aboard the Raft. The ramshackled, mosquito fleet has no law or authority. The Raft's ships clog the waterways of the Puget Sound, exploiting a loophole in the tax code to thumb their noses at the Government.
Dream Reunion (Dream Series, Book 6)
Series: Dream Series, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,520. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
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Dr. Sara Alderson is heading back to college for her ten-year class reunion. Her husband and two of her children are coming with her – and so are her supernatural dreams....
Apart from Love
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 107,000. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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Apart from Love contains volume I and II of Still Life with Memories. It is a unique boxed set, weaving the two volumes together into one story. Do you like historical fiction about the 20th century, especially when it is tinged with romance and wrapped in a family saga? Then this series is for you.
Taming the Shrew
Price: Free! Words: 24,030. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(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 InnerGlow Effect
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 79,350. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
(5.00 from 1 review)
There's a new drug on the market, but is it safe? To Dr. Paul Hunter, patients near death are having visions of the afterlife. The sole connection between the survivors is the new drug InnerGlow. Also, Priest Pablo Morales set about to investigate bizarre claims by parishioners. Two men stand against a massive corporation to find an answer to life's big question: Is there life after death?
On the Road to Heaven
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 125,900. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010 by Zarahemla Books. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
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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.
Redeeming a Rake
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 73,290. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
Geoffrey Lyndsey Grayson, the thirteen Duke of Lyndhurst, is trapped in an emotional winter. His childhood dream of finding love is frozen under thick sheets of ice along with his heart. He feels nothing but discomfort as he passively waits for death to end the nothingness. He knows it's too late for love...
Night Flight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,110. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(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.
No Teacher Left Standing
Price: Free! Words: 97,390. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Are public sector workers, including teachers, overpaid? Do they have “cushy” jobs? "No Teacher Left Standing" is a novel energized by current educational debates. While the characters are entirely fictional, the events are based on true stories. Suspense in an unusual setting, an elementary school. Think you know about teaching? Think again.
She
Price: Free! Words: 94,900. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
**Shortlisted for the 2012 The Word Guild Awards, Novel-Futuristic Category** -- An entity from nothing space and time violently invades a young Toronto songwriter. He consumes her. He changes her into his image. She battles back to resist him, to expel him, to regain herself. And in doing so discovers where evil really resides.
Echo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,980. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
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The desert in the Superstition Wilderness of Arizona provides the perfect backdrop for this haunting adventure of loss, love and discovery. Clara White Bird's spirit isn't ready to leave the mortal world. But when she meddles in the phyiscal world, all hell breaks loose. It isn't like everyone thinks, dying; it's not the end.
Systems
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,900. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
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In a future world that has largely overcome the problems of the 20th century, a woman discovers she has ties to a British psychopath and a Brooklyn-born hacker, neither of whom she has ever met. The three are actually the surviving subjects of an artificial reincarnation experiment, and the victims of a conspiracy with ancient origins.
Ginger Lily
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,210. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012 by Sheraton Media. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Romance » General
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‘Ginger Lily’ charts the joys, trials and tribulations of family and social life in Barbados in the latter half of the 20th Century. With wonderfully drawn characters, author Margaret Knight integrates humour and wit with the serious issues of racial and class prejudice which pervaded Barbadian society at the time, and interracial relationships which were very much frowned upon.
American Liberation Front
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,310. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(5.00 from 1 review)
Nick and Shane Wenzel always had a sibling rivalry when they were young. The brothers find themselves on opposite sides of a much deadlier conflict after their fascist uncle seizes control of the American government.