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The Borderline
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,360. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014 by independAntwriters Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Billy Only intended to go for a walk downtown, look at the lights and the pretty girls, kill some time. It seemed the safest thing in the world. He had only bent to take a look in the window of the car, two dead men, but the driver was not dead, he raised his gun and leveled it on him. 24 hours later as he dug the hole in the desert hard pan he was wondering how it had all gone so wrong...
Seeing Red
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Maggie wants to get rid of the annoying boyfriend who has taken over her apartment. Hilda has had enough of her abusive husband. And murder is a cheaper solution than divorce. Two tales of bad relationships, angry women and murder of 4600 words or approx. 15 print pages altogether.
Murder in the Family
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,670. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Nine tales of love, death, vengeance and murder. This is a collection of nine short crime tales of 18800 words altogether. Several of the stories are also available as standalone e-books.
Mage Revealed
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,630. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Not many can say they were born twice in a lifetime. Not many would want to. Struck with enough malevolent Spirit to turn him into a raving beast of a man, Bert Reese fights to remain human. Alone, he walks a slender path between sanity and madness. Then, an unlikely source enters his life to help—one of the now-hated mages.
Atlas, Broken
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Price: Free! Words: 20,570. Language: Australian English. Published: October 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
“Things go right all the time, Hank. Just not for the right people.” Henry Ludlow is a man being crushed by the humdrum of modern life. His life is eroded as the world takes its toll on one little man. A depressing tale of a man's struggle against his life, 'Atlas, Broken', explores the burden of present-day strife.
The Genesis Voyager 2
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Series: The Genesis Voyager. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 67,890. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014 by CosmicBlueCB. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
A high quality science fiction horror action-packed novel of explorers encountering deadly mind-bending voyagers in outer universes! In the first, explorers detect and uncover an ultimate time traveler/black sphere voyager of transcendent origins! In the second, explorers encounter a supernatural voyager of inconceivable magnitude that has been buried away for centuries haunting a castle!
Le Rital (1 - Dans l’Enfer de l’Isonzo)
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Series: Le Rital. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 113,660. Language: French. Published: October 18, 2014 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Inspiré d’une histoire vraie, ce roman retrace, à travers le parcours du personnage principal, le long cheminement vers l’intégration des Italiens arrivés en France au début du XXe siècle, époque tourmentée.
Unfortunate Roommates
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Price: Free! Words: 52,590. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Jim is a former pop star who has kept to himself over the last few years. However, that is all about to change when his best friend leaves a one night stand at his house. Now, an unfortunate turn of events has them living together in order for him to have a career, and her a place to stay. Can Jim have any kind of love life with her in the picture, or will he be stuck with an unfortunate roommate?
Garbage Music
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A short story, about 5000 words. Young Jacinta Jaara likes to sit by the old landfill mine and listen to the music ancient Neyerneyemeet plays. The music speaks of her of the old days, when the people of Australia were divided, before the war that changed everything. Soon, Jacinta's curiosity will lead her to an even more profound change, a change of growth, learning, and understanding.
Preserve and Protect
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 170,930. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Allen Drury is a master of political fiction, #1 New York Times bestseller and Pulitzer Prize winner, best known for the landmark novel ADVISE AND CONSENT. A 1939 graduate of Stanford University, Allen Drury wrote for and became editor of two local California newspapers. While visiting Washington, DC, in 1943 he was hired by the United Press (UPI) and covered the Senate during the latter half
Infidel Bleedout: The Ebola-ISIS Gambit
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,970. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by Permuted Press. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The infamous jihadist organization known as ISIS wants to bring the United States to its knees. When public beheadings fail to achieve this goal, extremist fighters leave the sands of Syria and Iraq. Setting their sights on the dense rain forests of the Congo, they have but a single objective: to unleash upon the infidels a biological weapon unlike any the world.
White Room 37
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
The hope for this disturbed man is ‘renewal’ if only he would replace the green man he sees for his guardian angel. The man is difficult because he mistrusts the celebrant and the other white robed men who surround him in the white room. A thigh-talking parfable by the author of Colin’s Head Bumps, Simon’s Armbands and Undubbed Verse.
Etaoin Shrdlu
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Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A short story about my first (and major) encounter with writer's block.
Firestone
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014 by Fantastic Worlds Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Jorane's survival depends on the Firestone, but will she reach it in time? At the mercy of a tyrant and his sorcerers who covet the gemstone and its power, Jorane languishes in a dungeon cell, with thousands of leagues separating her from the source of her own magic.
One Late Afternoon in Lower Alabama
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014 by FrostProof 808. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
In southern Alabama, things move at their own pace and are very seldom what they seem. Come along on this intense short story by Nick Porter.
Old Hickory Lane
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,540. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Raised white, half Cree, Warren Jeffreys, D.V.M., is gifted with animals, but not very people savvy. Struggling in his first year in practice, bad luck and worse judgment lands him broke and homeless. He's cleansing cows and cutting up dead lambs inside bawling ewes—an animal mechanic in rural North Idaho. This book has been “vetted” by modern, practicing veterinarians.
Strange Love / Romance Not For Sale
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,640. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Eighteen stories of aching realism reveal the mysteries and perils of romantic promise. These are lyrical, sometimes magical stories whose characters are nevertheless "fully fleshed out... living and breathing"; who crave, and sometimes find, light in the labyrinths of the heart.
Trentatré Giri
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Price: $6.79 USD. Words: 40,990. Language: Italian. Published: October 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in
Cesenatico. Riviera Romagnola. Settembre 2001. Tata e Hi-Fi sono i proprietari del VinylStuff, un negozietto che vende esclusivamente vinili e che cerca di sopravvivere all’onda d’urto prodotta dalla rivoluzione digitale della musica. La verità è che il VinylStuff non è solamente un negozio, è molto di più. All'interno ci puoi trovare tizi come Platone, di cui si dice che in passato abbia...
A Funeral in Her Brain: Women on the Brink
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,480. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014 and represented by Bird-in-Hand Publishing. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Life was simple in the 50s & 60s – or was it? Not every woman lived the life of June Cleaver. Murder, suicide, mental illness, sexual abuse and rape were unfortunate realities even back then. With bold detail, these short stories enlighten us to the harsh realities some woman faced in the “good old days.” Entertaining and surprising, these fictional stories tug at your heartstrings.
Killzone: Book 1 of the Shadowkill Trilogy
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Series: Shadowkill Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,460. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
These are the events the government doesn't want you to know about in the war on terror. LUCAS SIMMONS and TRE PAXTON are recruited to be part of a top secret military project. Along with a group of four other highly skilled video gamers, they're brought to a government installation in the heart of Washington DC. Instead of testing game simulations, they're powering a team of robotic soldiers.