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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
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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
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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
You set the price! Words: 97,390. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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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
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**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
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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.
A World of Trouble
Series: The Jack Shepherd International Crime Novels, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,550. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal
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"Needham is Asia's most stylish and atmospheric writer of crime fiction." – THE SINGAPORE STRAITS TIMES.... "Jake Needham is Michael Connelly with steamed rice." – THE BANGKOK POST.... Thailand is hurtling closer and closer to a bloody civil war. And as unlikely as it may sound, Jack Shepherd is probably the only person on earth who can stop it.
Greywalker
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,500. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
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By day, Amos Garr is a regular guy, a hotshot truck driver running freight hither and yon. But by night, he is a warrior for the Light, a Greywalker fighting for the side of Light and good, and an assassin in Michael’s army.
What Beauty
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 182,260. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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How might the Olympian Gods we know from reading change if we were to allow our imaginations to see their true ages? Time changes all people — even gods — and when their day-to-day mischievous lives no longer play a role in human affairs, what then do they become? New York sculptor Minus Orth has an idea. He'll explain this all, and give our imaginations the figures to uphold.
A Light in the Darkness
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,100. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012 by Black Velvet Seductions Publishing Company. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Inspirational
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In A Light in the Darkness, the inaugural anthology from the authors of WOCA, a dark world awaits you. Spanning centuries of time, encircling the globe, and running the gamut from eerie historical fiction to gritty urban fantasy to page-scorching erotic romance, these authors unflinchingly dissect the horror of child abuse in all its forms.
Frank's Last Call
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,400. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
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Spence Kennedy starts work at a busy seaside ambulance station, and under the guidance of Frank, a paramedic coming up to retirement, works his way through a succession of incidents, comic and tragic. Based on the real-life blog ‘Siren Voices’, 'Frank’s Last Call' puts the reader in the driving seat of an ambulance, and offers an uncompromising tour of duty around a contemporary UK town.
Malocclusion, tales of misdemeanor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,590. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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Tempting little wrongs, moral dilemmas, subconscious desires. Blinded by self-deception, even the best of us are led astray. In these fourteen stories, you'll encounter familiar misdemeanants from every walk of life and their unwitting—or complicit—victims.
Roaring Zeros
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,130. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Adventure » Action
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America is racked by a deep recession and political strife. Jason Carver is a recent college grad struggling to get by amid the chaos and his personal frustrations. Suddenly, a nation on edge over corporate bailouts and rising poverty is rocked when its first Latino president is attacked by a shadowy group of extremists. Fed up, Jason decides to fight back and save his generation's future
The Britteridge Heresy
Series: Jon's Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,120. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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Two years after the events in "The Anvil of the Craftsman," team members from an initiative to Al Anbar Province find themselves targeted by a vengeful terrorist.
Finding Luck with Roland McCray (The Adventures of Roland McCray)
Series: Tales of Roland McCray, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,400. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Inspirational
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These stories follow Roland McCray into those angst-ridden teen years. Roland, no longer a child but not yet an adult, learns the pain of loss and the indescribable joy of first love. He begins to understand the need of forgiveness and acceptance in an often confusing world. Enticed by more temptations than ever, Roland seeks the quiet, unwavering faith his grandfather lives.
Hellrise
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 139,050. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
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HELL RISE - The sequel to Time Snap. Hell is not what it used to be, as the Fallen Host radically change how they manage Human souls. One of Lucifer’s leading Angels wants Moriah back in Hell and will stop at nothing to either bring her back, or destroy her.
PLACES; Eight Place Stories
Price: Free! Words: 32,530. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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These stories explore the relationship between physical places and the lives of people in them or affected by them. The places – an abandoned factory, a lonely beach in winter, an old water tank, a beer joint, a cemetery and others – elicit all kinds of responses from all kinds of characters. Different stories are funny, creepy, sad, heart-warming, subtly erotic. All are thought-provoking.