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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: $0.99 USD. 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.
Judging Judas
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Series: Tarnished Saints, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,420. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Judas Taylor is the new sheriff of the small town of Sweet Water. And when his past love, Laney McDermott comes back to town with her pregnant teenage daughter in tow, his life gets very complicated. Because after jilting Laney at the altar so many years ago, he discovers she's been keeping a secret. And when he arrests a thief, he realizes the thief is not only Laney's daughter but also his own.
The Five Lights of Morning
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Price: Free! Words: 53,240. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
It was the perfect murder—that almost went undetected—until a detective picks up clues dropped as a suspect proves all too willing to talk. As the truth gradually unfolds the secrets of a murder planned for decades are revealed.
No Sympathy For The Wicked
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,620. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014 by Visionary Press Collaborative. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
There’s a reason they call Las Vegas “Sin City”. There’s a reason tourists are reassured “what happens here, stays here.” Dark places and shadows are the natural counterpart to bright lights and boundless sunshine. Las Vegas has plenty of both.
The Honey War
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Series: Maple Leaves, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 95,170. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Lydia is at it again, this time responding to the threat of interplanetary war and the collapse of humanity's federal government. With 28 million souls on Lydia's boat, and 30 billion lives on the line, this is it, the finale, if she can survive newborn Artificial Sentience, interstellar space, globalized exo-life, and time travel (!?). Aren't honeymoons supposed to be fun?
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 Seeker
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,390. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
The Seeker is a spiritual coming-of-age story. It is one man's quest to break free from the web of sorrow and the epic journey he undertakes to attain enlightenment.
Passing Lane
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 60,070. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Passing like "ships in the night" we never realize just how much we influence other people. In a series of 14 short stories, the author emphasizes this theme. Lives are changed, some for the better, others forever lost. From tragedy to romance, people embark upon moments of self-discovery, with the realization that other people profoundly influence our lives as well.
Carniville
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,380. Language: American English. Published: March 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Death is coming to Carniville, a small Florida apartment complex that is home to a tight-knit community of carnival workers and human oddities. When one of the residents is murdered and the authorities aren't much interested in looking past the obvious suspect, the victim's husband, Blake Stanwick begins conducting his own investigation with the help of his misfit friends.
Gulliver Station: The Challenge
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Series: Gulliver Station, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,260. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Expand her grandfather’s crime syndicate or alienate Gulliver Station residents against The Family – James McMahon thinks Erin Gillespie is weak, not moving fast enough, can Erin hold on?
Finding Jupiter
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Series: Chasing Jupiter. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,730. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014 by Brown Wall Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Finding Jupiter is about the dichotomy between an everyday person just trying to make it through a societal collapse and the governmental elite who wish to never let a crisis go to waste. This is a story of conspiracy, politics, bad choices, love, and hope.
Chronicle 2021
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Series: Chronicle, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,630. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014 by Michael Simms. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In this eighth year's worth of entries from a diary stored on a futuristic recording device found after a house fire, an avoidable disaster sets Andrew Woodmaker at odds with those around him. In 2021, scenes of destruction from the other side of the world destroy the soul of a nation, but theirs isn’t the only country to face disaster.
Taromancer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,850. Language: British English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
"Taromancer," a novel about the Tarot, from Alex Sumner, author of "The Magus."
Prisoner of Afrika
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,450. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 5, 2014 by Phantom House Books NGR. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A disheartening tale of Dike, a young promising African child, who grows into maturity only to find life as not the fairy tale he expects it to be. In a fictional society, synchronous to modern systematic Nigeria,
Il Tempo che non c’è
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,180. Language: Italian. Published: March 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Se non esistessero orologi e calendari, in che modo vivremmo e misureremmo il nostro Tempo? Lo scopriranno tre amici, trentenni, che si trovano a lasciare le loro vite “normali” per finire in un mondo abitato da soli adolescenti. Una sorta di moderno “paese dei balocchi”, dove i tre adulti riscopriranno piaceri reconditi e repressi. Ma vivere in un mondo senza regole si rivelerà un'ardua sfida...
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.