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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?
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.
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.
Voices from the Old Earth
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,170. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A mysterious city is an enchanter across time, transforming the lives of those who journey through it.
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: $2.99 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?
The Reflectory
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,980. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A husband and wife, mourning the loss of their child... A revered genius, murdered inside his own creation... A centuries-old invention, with the key to ultimate enlightenment. Step onto the grounds of a secluded estate... and fall into the extraordinary.
Perdido River Bastard
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,150. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
When prodigal son Duddy Doogan returns to his eccentric Southern family after a two-year absence, the women conspire to tell him the truth about his missing father in order to help him put his own broken life back together.
Power of the Dance
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,520. Language: British English. Published: August 5, 2014 by Golbin Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Khemael is a creature of beauty and grace with a mostly human appearance. His love of stretching his leather-like wings and flying freely in the world of men brings far too much attention to the existence of the goblins. Haghuf knows that the inevitable responsibility will fall to him to destroy Khemael who, in the world of the humans, would be called his grandson.
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.
Tunnels in the Briar Patch (The Adventures of Roland McCray)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,130. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Set in the 1960’s, Roland McCray’s adventures recall a simpler time when kids played for hours outdoors, instead of hours on video games. His mother took him to a Baptist church every Sunday, but it was his grandfather who taught him that real faith is not just for show; it is a quiet and unwavering belief that all things work for the good of those who seek good.
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.
Vanished Flight 777: A Suspense Thriller and Thought Experiment Based on the True Disappearance of Flight 370 in March 2014
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,570. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Clocktower Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
John T. Cullen, scholar and U.S. Army veteran, crafts a rousing thriller that's also a plausible thought experiment. He suggests the missing Flight 370 was hijacked by Islamic terrorists, is being weaponized, and will be used against a horrifying target to outdo 9/11. It's the anniversary of bin Laden's capture, and the terrorists like to use transport methods (eg, planes-MH370) for their crimes
c3
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Series: 46. Ascending. Price: $2.99 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.
Shoals Court: The Book
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Price: Free! Words: 98,500. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
The novel version of the on-line soap finds a suburban neighborhood beset by murder and organized crime while police and a visiting attorney try to piece the sparse evidence together and catch the villains. Meanwhile, residents contend with growing families, old flames, new crushes, serious illnesses, marriages gone violently sour, and pesky gulls.
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.
About William
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,960. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A remarkable look inside the mind of a man with multiple personalities. Alison lives with William but doesn’t realize he is an empty shell, his personality fragmented by traumatic childhood events. When William is arrested for attempted rape and she discovers the truth, she faces a personal and moral dilemma.
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.