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The Doctor's Dreams
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,380. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Doctor Marsha Arzt has mysteriously gone missing somewhere between Manhattan and Brooklyn, in the first novella of The Doctor's Dreams. Looking for clues, her brother discovers Marsha kept a secret dream diary of nightmares. In the second novella, workaholic chemist Eve Wissen is adrift in New York City after a surprise layoff. Numbers are no longer her friends as she tries to reinvent her life.
Deadline
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014 by FrostProof 808. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
In this intense short story by Eric Stringer (the neurotic persona of Harvey Stanbrough), a writer is late publishing his short story of the week, or is he? Follow along as the deadline nears.
In The Stars Part II, Episode 9: Virgo
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: $0.99 USD. 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 7th 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?
Fate and Angus McGrath
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,470. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Marilyn might break with tradition and refuse to bestow the traditional McGrath first name on either of her sons, but her brother-in-law is not so superstitious. His child's journey, through childhood ADHD and adolescent rebellion, teen prostitution and drug addiction, rehabilitation and relapse, to eventual maturity and a too-early death, continually surfaces to impact on the lives of the family.
My Husband's Sin
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,580. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014 by Tirgearr Publishing. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Following Lillian Taylor’s burial, her four loving adult children assemble for the reading of her will. For the grieving youngest sibling, Lacey, life is about to come crashing down as a deep secret is revealed. The fall-out affects every member and they struggle to regain the happy family unit they once shared. Each of the siblings must come to terms and learn to handle this huge revelation.
The Maransky Nature Blot Test
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014 by FrostProof 808. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This is an intense psychological suspense short story by Eric Stringer with help from his friend Nick Porter. This story is so tightly written that I can't say much more or I'll give it away.
Dreams Are Real
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Price: Free! Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Dreams are Real revolves around one man’s struggle to come to terms with what happens when we he is asleep and the strange events that lead him to arrive at his unconventional conclusions.
Blue Air
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Price: Free! Words: 8,680. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In an impossibly strange short story by T. Mix, a young woman learns to astral project.
Gears of Uriel
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Series: Luminous Bridges Series, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,860. Language: American English. Published: August 17, 2014 by Thorstruck Press. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Set in ancient Greece on the island of Antikythera, Gears of Uriel is vivid, real and surreal, and a smorgasbord of antiquated ritual. Metaphysical historical fantasy has found a true home in this novel. Angels walk with men, the realm of gods has no boundary, and religious family feuds are the most misguided toxin of all. This is a profound tale which delivers a journey worthy of the saints.
Q: BROKEN
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Series: Q SOURCE, Book 8 · The Furai Compilation, Book 27. Price: Free! Words: 2,860. Language: American English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A few years from now, in three, fateful minutes, EVERY population center will be LEVELED by Alien invaders. Billions perish; survivors, rounded up and enslaved. The story of a soldier, a FURAI, who escapes bondage, infiltrates the enemy, and waits, patiently, for the day, when man will free himself from Alien bondage- The day man's enslavers will be defeated, their grip: BROKEN.
Children of the Sand
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Price: Free! Words: 390. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in
A fan asked me to write something about the children of Gaza. I imagined what I would do for them if I had giant hands. What would you do?
A Vanilla Shake for Martha
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014 by FrostProof 808. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In this wonderfully descriptive short story by Nick Porter, an elderly woman and her husband take a journey through a small west-Texas town and her memories.
Earth's Worm
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Following years of maternal abuse, Coral lies down in the mud of his backyard and embarks on a journey through nature's elements to escape his pain.
Echoes and Memories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,570. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A man studying the messages from the first discovered alien artifact. A newly colonized world cut off from the rest of human civilization. One of the last humans contemplates loneliness at the end of the universe. All these stories and more await in this collection of speculative fiction by Tristan Gregory.
Q: LEVERAGE
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Series: Q SOURCE, Book 7 · The Furai Compilation, Book 26. Price: Free! Words: 6,500. Language: American English. Published: August 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
“With the right leverage, I shall move the world.” Something new entered the PRISON today. A man, unlike any I've met before. A man who knows my thoughts, what I love, what I cherish, what I need, what I fear- "The softest point, in any security: the men in charge of its administration. Men are clay; mold them to your will-" TRANSFORM INTO SOMETHING: NEW; POWERFUL; DANGEROUS!
The Write-In
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Price: $2.99 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.
Q: BREATHE
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Series: Q SOURCE, Book 6 · The Furai Compilation, Book 25. Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: American English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A powerful, dangerous stimulant is discovered: AXOFILOSOPHEIN; so transformative, it's not viewed as a drug: it's a weapon. LEARN THE ULTIMATE POWER IN THE UNIVERSE! THE FURAI COMPILATION A DANGEROUS TALE, THEY DON'T WANT YOU TO READ- from a 'DARK' 'TWISTED MIND'.
Q: LOTUS
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Series: Q SOURCE, Book 5 · The Furai Compilation, Book 24. Price: Free! Words: 3,030. Language: American English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
...In the not so distant future, The Furai Empire has expanded man's conquest of the galaxy; man's sphere of dominance expands for 3 lightyears, from the Empire's center EARTH. A planet has been discovered, which, may hold the secret for the future of the Empire; man's manifest destiny: CONQUER THE GALAXY. TRANSFORM INTO SOMETHING: NEW; POWERFUL; DANGEROUS. THE FURAI COMPILATION
Q: DESCEND
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Series: Q SOURCE, Book 4 · The Furai Compilation, Book 23. Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: American English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
A planet's discovered, unlike any other in the universe. A dark, black, desolate, uninviting planet made of pure carbon: 10 times the size of earth, yet gravity is similar; far away from any star, yet there's life, abundant life. The planet itself seems to be crying out, to all would-be explorers: "You're not welcome here!"
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.