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In The Stars Part II, Episode 8: Leo
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: $0.99 USD. 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.
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?
Wheels
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,530. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Wheels are meant to turn, but what if they don't? Sometimes wheels take us to somewhere we'd rather not be. Each of these nine stories are written around wheels and they are sometimes not what you would expect. All the authors' proceeds go directly to Sea Shepherd, a charity devoted to protecting our seas and oceans and the life within.
In The Stars Part II, Episode 7: Cancer
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,350. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Cancer is Episode 7 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the longstanding friends, 'The Circle', through the seventh of twelve eventful months. Dan is about to find out that being a careful driver is sometimes not enough; An old lover’s return rekindles fond memories for Alice; Sean works his psychology magic on the ever-stubborn Jess. The story continues in Epi #8 (Leo).
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
Reeva’s Trial of the Love of Oscar Pistorius
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,610. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Abuse
Medically speaking, probably one of the most intense psycho-analyses of victim and perpetrator imaginable; done so with the specific intention of clarifying the reflection of ordinary minds in them, that have no idea how gravely ill normality can actually be; against the backdrop of astounding new biokinetic evidence (“gripping; best-seller...is bound to lead to a different conclusion”)-Magistrate
Thank You for Ten: Short Fiction About a Little Theater
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,850. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Little Dionysus Playhouse, like all community theaters, is a different place every day, as different people with different goals come in and out doing their thing. The ten stories in this collection explore both the drama and the comedy that happen in a community playhouse, both on and off the stage.
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.
The Realistic Mental Aptitude, The Answer to Your Problems
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Price: $2.10 USD. Words: 20,740. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
The realistic mental aptitude is the mental capacity to undertake certain actions adjusting ourselves the reality of the moment we’re living in. YOUR PATH TO SUCCESS STARTS HERE.
Kings of Brighton Beach Episode #1: Part I: Gangsters with Guns
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Series: Kings of Brighton Beach, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,120. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
MAFIA RULES. The 1st installment in D. B. Shuster's thrilling Russian mafia crime series. Meet the inhabitants of Little Odessa in Brooklyn's Brighton Beach in this powerful saga of family, love, betrayal, and revenge.
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.
In The Stars Part I, Episode 6: Gemini
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 34,440. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Gemini is Episode 6 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the longstanding friends, 'The Circle', through the sixth of six eventful months. It's quiz night at the Red Lion - time for The Circle to pit their wits against the rest of the regulars...and each other. The sound of wedding bells is, most definitely, in the air! The story continues in Breaking Waves and Epi #7 (Cancer).
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.
The Caticles
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,310. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Hayley and Keith Shaver have four cats. Using the cats' personalities as inspiration, Keith has put together a book of short stories starring cats. Together with their human owner these cats discover many different lessons about friendship, loss, trial and even love. The cat lover will enjoy several rules that cats live by. Hayley Shaver has written many inspirational cat poems for the book.
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.
Coyote Man
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,090. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
A young man with nothing, lost and alone at roadside, finds himself struggling to escape a mysterious canyon in northern New Mexico, pressed into service by a mad wanderer and pursued by a ghostly bounty hunter called Coyote Man.
In The Stars Part I, Episode 5: Taurus
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 20,960. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Taurus is Episode 5 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the longstanding friends, 'The Circle', through the fifth of six eventful months. The time has come to face up to what the future holds; Andy steps up to the biggest challenge of his life; George breaks the bad news to Oliver; Eleanor makes no bones about her feelings and kicks up a storm.
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.