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Anti-Sentient
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,830. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012 by Spore Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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Strange things are happening in Los Angeles: a homeless man attacks a waitress returning home from the late shift; the residents of a West LA apartment complex are awoken in the middle of the night to discover a group of strange people with white eyes and teeth like razors attacking a man in the courtyard. The media is blaming the violence on terrorists. The actual cause is far more insidious.
What Beauty
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 182,280. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A story of art, obsession and ego. Minus Orth walks dogs for a living & sculpts for his life. He’s creating a unique sculpture cycle: Mythical Gods in Their Twilight. He has a girlfriend who’s itching to get married. His friend owns artistic success that’s inspiring and a thorn. Then Minus sees Karen Kosek, a 60s & 70s culture critic, who is now a bag lady. Or is she? This mystery he must unravel.
A Light in the Darkness
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,100. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012 by Black Velvet Seductions Publishing Company. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,400. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
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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.
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 » Young adult or teen » Family
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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.
The Stages
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,960. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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Daniel Peters, an American living in Copenhagen, becomes the main suspect in a murder investigation. To clear his name and to get back to the orderly life he so dearly prizes, Daniel must cooperate with homicide detective Ingrid Bendtner. But it’s not easy for Daniel. As a forty-three year old with Asperger’s Syndrome, even the slightest deviation from his regular schedule unnerves him.
Roaring Zeros
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,130. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
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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
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Series: Jon's Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,120. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
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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.
Hellrise
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 139,050. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 32,530. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Category: 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.
z2
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Series: 46. Ascending. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,250. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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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.
Tail of the Dragon
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Price: Free! Words: 98,220. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
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Tail of the Dragon is the first book in the Fallen Trilogy, a fictional account of the fall of Satan and his demons from heaven, their work on Earth, and the ultimate battle that will decide the fate of the universe.
Hitch Hikers
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,990. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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The eight short stories in this collection feature different situations in which someone picks up someone else for a ride. Some of the stories are slightly weird, some are scary, some are surprising. Taken together, they provide a picture of the extreme range of humanity and of interaction between people.
Fundamental Problems
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Price: Free! Words: 23,760. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
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A small collection of stories about judgment, vengeance, inspiration, inter-connectedness, and devotion. With each tale, the reader is challenged to consider new ideas or perspectives. There are twists, surprises, lovable and detestable characters, epiphanies, and revelations that will stay with the reader long after the reading is done.
Double Helix Crucifix
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,690. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
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When greed and faith collide, two powerful men and a beautiful televangelist construct a plan to gain control of the world’s dwindling oil reserves by creating a clone of Jesus to lead America in a new Crusade. But unknown to them, a second clone is born far from their guidance to a young Hispanic woman who hides away the child she believes is Christ incarnate.
Cross and Poppy: A Village Tale
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Series: Village Tales. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,010. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 12, 2013 by Bapton Books. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
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The Woolfonts are the prettiest and most placid villages in England. There's the duke, who's more than the comedian he likes to play at being; retired celebrities; real ale; and an all-conquering local XI. All they want is a new Rector. And they get him. No one anticipates that crime, love, and sacrifice shall play out, between the sun of the Summer fete and the poppies of Remembrance Sunday.
Seven Sons (Gypsy Brothers, #1)
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Series: Gypsy Brothers, # 1. Price: Free! Words: 27,130. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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** Part 1 of 7, Dark Romance ** Her innocence stolen. Her father murdered. Six years ago, Juliette Portland was viciously attacked and left for dead by by people she trusted. People inside her fathers motorcycle club, greedy for power, who defiled her, shot her father dead and destroyed everything she ever cared about. Only, she didn't die. She survived ... and now, she's out for revenge
A Surgeon's Heart: The Calling
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Series: A Surgeon's Heart, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 192,770. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
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A Surgeon's Heart:The Calling is an endearing medical theme romance, featuring Jack Roberts, a well-respected pediatric heart surgeon and leader of his profession. When his compassion and dedication to his young patients are challenged by an ever changing health care environment, Jack remains steadfast in following the calling of his heart.
The Bull At The Gate: Book 2
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Series: Torc of Moonlight, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,420. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
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Book 2: 'Torc of Moonlight' trilogy. Nick has moved to York, a mediaeval city where Viking re-enactments thrill the tourists. When a colleague vanishes the police start asking awkward questions about Alice. But York was once a Roman colonia that garrisoned the Ninth Legion and the Sixth Victrix, and the stains of older, sacrificial, deaths lay buried deep in modern cellars, desperate for escape.
c3
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Series: 46. Ascending. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 140,160. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
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A Texan teenager discovers a frightening world in which young girls are sold when she studies abroad in Darjeeling. As she learns of an underworld she never dreamed existed, an ancient group called c3 offers to train her to use her innate skills for out of body travel to save her friends. She accepts their challenge to show those guilty of unspeakable crimes just how powerful a young woman can be.