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Sweetness in the Dark: A Story of Love and Survival
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Price: Free! Words: 132,960. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The world is headed toward financial collapse when a powerful solar flare crushes the Earth’s electrical grid. Paul Kendall is now in a race against time as he fights to save his family’s lives from the chaos that ensues.
Generally Recognized as Safe
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Series: Wiley Royce. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 131,580. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The chronicle of Wiley Royce's struggle to keep his cool and perspective in the face of the disconcerting new waves in his life. What can he do for his beloved Brendee, who may or may not want him anymore? What should he do to beautiful, sexy Janae, who clearly wants him too much? How is he going to take down the shady cabal responsible for poisoning the entire first world?
Under The Willow Tree
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,750. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Manicured blue nails and cow dung hardly go hand in hand, but neither does a sound mind and hearing ghostly voices, yet that’s what will bring Blaine Hanley to a discovery an entire nation will sit up and listen to.
Physic
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Price: Free! Words: 103,670. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014 by Entangled Continua Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Ysenof engages the world in terms of elementary physics. He can manipulate matter and energy, but his focus on fundamentals fails with people. He could change the world, but needs help. Abby Skipper is a people person and mind reader. Special Agent John Clark sees connections. Pauline Morcet is indestructible and haunted by a violent alter ego. Together, they will find out what made them PHYSIC.
Bones in the Wash: Politics is Tough. Family is Tougher.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,750. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Set during the 2008 presidential campaign in New Mexico, Bones in the Wash is one-part political thriller, one part family soap, and one part murder mystery. Ambitious Albuquerque Mayor Tomas Zamara, charged with delivering the state’s five electoral votes for John McCain, grapples with a fierce opponent, a volatile new woman, and a demanding family. Oh, and he’s a suspect in his wife’s murder.
Altered States
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Series: Maple Leaves, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 101,210. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A year after Lydia's trip to The Moon, the piano wire is ready to snap. Her political status is a balance beam over a bed of spikes. Her rising popularity in the Canadian Corporate Conglomerate is a powder keg with a lit fuse. When Lydia is forced to decide between the stability of nations and the love of her life...Wait, what? What kind of choice is that?
What They Left Behind
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 122,610. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Ben and Gennie Perrin, orphaned twins, are abused and abandoned by their brother. Luckily, they are adopted by a young couple and raised in San Francisco. Years later, while trying to bring their parents to California, they uncover something so unexpected it turns their world upside down. Will they reconcile with their past or will it leave them shattered like their city after the earthquake?
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.
Chain Reaction
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Series: The Agency, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 117,730. Language: American English. Published: January 2, 2014 by Majestik Multimedia. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Erik Hart suppresses important information, and suffers debilitating headaches and nightmares as a result. He sleepwalks through life trying to live out an average existence. When dangerous people threaten his life, Erik must recall what he has worked so hard at putting out of his mind, no matter how nefarious the truth seems...
Overdose
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 102,360. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Prominent researcher Emily Morrison defies death threats and a letter bomb to undertake a controversial drug study. When a healthy subject, Brianna, dies on the first day, Emily discovers the cause—a toxin from her lab that the police also find in her office. To learn who killed Brianna, she must first confront a hired assassin, using only her wits and her knowledge of drugs to overpower him.
The Brooklyn Iceman
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 138,450. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
The Brooklyn Iceman spans the 20th century from 1915 until the 1980's. The novel follows Vincenzo Castella, who becomes an iceman in Brooklyn as a teenager and moves on from there into a position of leadership among the icemen. He drifts into relationships with criminal groups and is finally confronted with the harsh reality that he has, in fact, become a reluctant criminal himself.
Dying to Remember
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,840. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Heart surgeon Chris Barnes awakens from a coma with clouded memories of the past month and an inability to form new memories.He learns that his wife has been murdered in their home—then must relearn it every day. Using notes as a surrogate memory, he pieces together clues. Many point to him, yet he pursues the truth, unaware how close the killer really is.
Chronicle 2014-2018
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Series: Chronicle Pentades, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 230,300. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by Michael Simms. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A diary from the future,or a dead man’s work of fiction? In this first five 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
Being Diane
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 130,180. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
This is a story of a young man who finds that he has to make his way in life as a transgendered youth fighting for an education and learning that he is not alone in his fight.
Seasons of Darkness
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,460. Language: American English. Published: August 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A father torn apart A son forever scarred Two men trying to connect when their only link has been broken...
Your Love Incomplete
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Price: Free! Words: 106,260. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Arthur Edwards had a cushy Silicon Valley marketing job but his taste for conspiracy theories and the guidance of a mysterious esotericist begin to open his eyes to the Matrix. His hardboiled path to awakening will take him from the SF Bay Area to the far reaches of Russia. Your Love Incomplete is The Razor’s Edge for the digital age- a must read for all those searching for the courage to wake up.
A Chance to Live
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,440. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Devoted mother, Eleonora, is determined to protect her son, Felix, in his gay relationship with Eugeny, which is illegal in 20th century Russia and must be kept secret. Thanks to Eleonora’s clever planning they manage to live well, but they are eventually pushed to extremes by the threat of exposure. Suspicious deaths lead murder detective, Vadim, to their door hell-bent on solving the mystery.
Hatred Ridicule & Contempt
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Series: Alex Harris, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 116,220. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
Called upon to defend an acrimonious libel action on behalf of an important newspaper client, newly appointed law firm partner Alex Harris never once expected to find his efforts impeded by wanton disregard for ethics and blatant self interest that crossed all boundaries. Not only on the part of his opponents, but also those he should have been able to trust implicitly and without question…
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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.
Never Tear Us Apart
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Series: Never Forget, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 110,980. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Book Three of the Never Forget Saga. Sisters Annie Holland and Iris Lindholm continue their bitter feud. Can motherhood and the success they find in the world of fashion change them? Or are the wounds both women carry from childhood, too deep to ever repair their relationship?