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Making Life Worth While
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Price: Free! Words: 27,500. Language: American English. Published: December 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Travis Hilton realizes how his life seems to be dictated by those who despise him. Eventually, he is practically driven out of town by the people who conflict with him. The torture doesn't end there as the worst of the people from the town attempts to destroy all of Travis' hopes. However, once Travis thinks about his capabilities, his life begins to shift from one influence to the exact opposite.
Brane Child
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,070. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Brane Skip device may allow a spaceship to skip between layers of reality, bypass normal space, and avoid the universal speed limit—the speed of light. Lisa Chang, mission commander for its first crewed test, doesn't trust it. It seems like magic to her, and she doesn't believe in magic, not even after the ship skips to a fantasy version of Earth, complete with dragons, orcs, and wizards.
Exit Point
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,480. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014 by Black Mare Books. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Mimi's world revolves around partying with her friends, which never left space for angels, demons, or gods. One night, a pool party turns deadly, and Mimi's life hangs in the balance as she finds herself on a surreal out-of-body mission with a dead girl. They must correct a mistake which could end the human race. She's willing to go to Hell and back to set things right – but will that be enough?
A mistake of youth
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Price: Free! Words: 80,630. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Futura is pregnant for the second time, and to Patrick it seems that their world is perfect, but news from the past might upset everything. Patrick is indeed contacted by one ex girlfriend, Arlene, who confesses having an almost-teenage daughter who might be his. He has no courage to disclose this to his wife. But there are also other news heralding pain. Futura and Patrick have been for years...
Buonanotte Madame - Estratto
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Price: Free! Words: 29,020. Language: Italian. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Estratto. "Buonanotte Madame" è un romanzo che declina le sfumature dell’incontro. L’incontro tra l’inesorabilità della sofferenza e la potenza della libertà, tra la fatica del quotidiano e l’importanza decisiva di ogni minuto. È l’incontro tra Rosa, affetta da SLA, e Alessio, uno degli infermieri incaricati di assisterla. Divisi dalla malattia, impareranno insieme, uniti, a riconoscere la vita.
Predators
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 351,450. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Death has been following Zack Henderson for ten years now. He woke up surrounded by it on a train a decade ago. He's watched it take friend and foe, strangers and family. It's weighed heavily on his mind. It was through death that his life finally began. He understands better than most how fragile life is, and he's done being prey. At some point, you have to stop running from death and embrace it.
In The Stars Part II, Episode 12: Sagittarius
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 43,300. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Sagittarius is Ep 12 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the 'The Circle', through 12 eventful months. A new home, a breakdown, life decisions, a career change…and a revelation that leaves the friends reeling, bringing this season to a head as old secrets die hard. But with a terrifying hostage situation, they won’t be the only ones waiting, as not everyone escapes alive…
In The Stars Part II, Episode 11: Scorpio
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 35,810. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Scorpio is Ep 11 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the 'The Circle', through the 11th of 12 eventful months. The Circle try to move on with their lives, optimistic for a return to normality. But something is amiss, and Josh is intent on solving the puzzle. Shaunna and Andy are in need of TLC…or perhaps a touch of meddling will save the day?
Atlas, Broken
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Price: Free! Words: 20,570. Language: Australian English. Published: October 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(3.00 from 1 review)
“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 will 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.
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?
The Fourth Lectern
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Price: Free! Words: 35,540. Language: British English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(4.00 from 1 review)
What if … UKIP were given a lectern in the debates in 2010? They weren’t, of course. Not in our world. But in a world very similar to our own, where the tiniest of changes happened, they were. And things turned out rather differently … Read "The Fourth Lectern" to see just how different it would have been. Note: This book is a novella – a short novel (unlike its sequel, which is full-sized)
Всичките мъртви сезони на една рустифина
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Price: Free! Words: 35,810. Language: Bulgarian. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
“Животът не е сграда, издигаща се нагоре, а руини, етажи падащи надолу.”
Chronicle 2022
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Series: Chronicle, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,610. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014 by Michael Simms. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A whole new journey begins, but for millions, the journey ends. In this ninth year's worth of entries from a diary stored on a futuristic recording device, Andrew Woodmaker gets a closer involvement with the British space program. 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.
This Album Full of Angles
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,880. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Northern Ireland, present day. Derek seeks help with strange visions and finds a man who seems to be legendary giant Finn McCool. Finn sulks, haunted by a nebulous foreigner named Patrick, but agrees to help as a favor. They have powerful allies—Derek’s friend Iola finds a great healing force, for instance—but will it be enough to survive a world so so terrifying that even gods doubt the future?
Seeds of Truth
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Series: Truth Revealed · Spontaneous Choices. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,870. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Young Firinne Knox doesn't understand a strange gift that appears to have woken up that lets her see into other people's pasts, while she can't recall any memories from her own. Her grandmother Darbhail promises to help train her, but one fateful night Firinne's troubled sleep and untrained skills bring out her mother's own troubled history, just as her life is about to change.
Jesus and Dubstep?
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You set the price! Words: 40,210. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
What if you saw Jesus pop locking to dubstep? Perhaps you'd be like Mike when he saw Jesus doing this in a dream he had. After, life goes on for Mike and his family until he gets drunk and passes out in a cornfield. Jesus wakes him and is surprised by Christ's response. The surprises continue as Mike travels with Jesus to heaven and through history to face his greatest objections to God's love.
In The Stars Part II, Episode 9: Virgo
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 22,730. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Virgo is Ep 9 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the 'The Circle', through the 9th of 12 eventful months. Kris struggles with his own demons to reconcile with Ade; Shaunna and Andy fight their desires, increasingly drawn together; an unwelcome guest turns up to bid on old friend farewell. As The Circle battle their grief, can they support each other through the other side?
The Write-In
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,810. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Who told Rev. Joshua Evans he could sidestep the political machines and run for the Texas House as a write-in candidate? Monday through Friday, Joshua Evans drives a garbage truck for the city of Houston. On Sunday, he ministers to a small church. Why defy the professional politicians? Because it needed to be done to save his community.
Brothers Unite
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,460. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Eden Vale is a beautiful, fruitful and well-watered village on an idyllic Island in the Caribbean Sea. Frank and his brother Jack and their parents live well but all is not as peaceful as it seems - Jack has to leave. This is the story of how Jack stamped out favouritism in two families and how he worked to create harmonious family values within their extended families.
In The Stars Part II, Episode 8: Leo
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 39,920. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Leo is Ep 8 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the 'The Circle', through the 7th of 12 eventful months. Life is getting serious, blurring the line between love and loss: It’s Toby Brown’s first birthday, and he’s not the only one in for a surprise; Josh abandons his professionalism to help a desperate client; Andy treats himself to something he’s wanted for a very long time.