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Predators
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 351,450. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Death has been following Zack Henderson for ten years now. He woke up surrounded by it on a train a decade ago. He's watched it take friend and foe, strangers and family. It's weighed heavily on his mind. It was through death that his life finally began. He understands better than most how fragile life is, and he's done being prey. At some point, you have to stop running from death and embrace it.
Primacy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,220. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Thousands of monkeys and apes suffer in animal testing labs. If just one of them could speak, what might it say and whose interests would it threaten? To find the complete answer and save a special ape, researcher Liane Vinson will confront a malevolent corporation, a venal federal government, an animal rights movement that's lost its way--and all of our assumptions about man's primacy in nature.
The Fifth Lectern
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Price: $4.60 USD. Words: 88,930. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
What if … UKIP were given a lectern in the debates in 2010? That was the starting point of The Fourth Lectern. But the repercussions didn’t stop there. What would have happened next? The outcome was different, so things would have been different – and rather unstable …
All Our Future Glory
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,160. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The world has narrowly escaped complete destruction, and rebuilt itself to as close a level of peace and perfection that can logically be attained. And for Marguerite Harper, it's a beautiful world, and one that she wholeheartedly believes in. But not everyone shares her views. And eventually she is forced to question almost everything that she holds as true and righteous.
The Time Travel Trailer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,180. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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Lynne McBriar buys a vintage travel trailer and discovers that it contains a time portal, resulting in adventures and danger for her and her daughter.
Reversed on Appeal
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Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 68,020. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014 by SynergEbooks. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal
A talented paralegal boldly makes the case for the reversal of a landmark Supreme Court decision only to be ruthlessly attacked and vilified for her daring argument.
Red Shift Dreamer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,940. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A young mechanic struggles to escape a dark underbelly as she travels across the American desert, armed with only her pursuit of truth as she discovers the mystery of a nation-wide sleep and the violent sentient monsoons that plague the globe.
Heaven in Hell
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,630. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014 by All-Seeing Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Helen's mum pushed her into becoming a star, and it all pays off! Life couldn't be better. Then it all falls apart. One moment triggers Helen's mental breakdown, splitting her mind. Now she's torn between being Helen and Heaven. Her mother wants more fame - how far is she willing to go to get it? The right question is, how far has she already gone? The truth lies in Helen's forgotten childhood...
Sun Rising In The West: Does Japan Buy California?
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,870. Language: American English. Published: November 3, 2014 by Hypo To Helio Books. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
From an alternate future of the 1980s: In 2005, the president surprises the Senate with a treaty that sells California to Japan for $60 trillion. Nobody takes the treaty seriously—until California's Senator Matt Nakamura endorses it. But Matt's wife Barbara suspects the real reason behind his endorsement: he arm-twisted the promise of a huge bribe from Japan's ambassador.
War in a Golf Cart
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,580. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
War in a Golf Cart is a collection of four novellas that deals with the world we live in, like it or not. The themes covered are War, both large ones and small ones, reckless political ambition mixed with the usual self-serving rationalizations, youth trying to find its way in an unemployed world, and the demon that never dies known as substance abuse.
Darkness And Light Volume Two
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,980. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This brand new collection of short stories is called ‘Darkness and Light' for a reason, Lino Sterlini will plunge you into the darkest depths of humanity, exploring dastardly deeds and criminal minds. But fear not, against all the darkness there is light! Amongst the heart-racing tales there are heart-warming ones of love and friendship.
Annu
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 256,860. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
On a South Pacific island during the last decades of the twentieth century, indigenes, migrant workers and European managers struggle to understand and define themselves and their place in the incomprehensible world shaped by the Van Island Palm Oil Development Company
Kate's Gifts
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,070. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A provocative thriller about a woman's battle against a deadly enemy- herself. A suburban "soccer mom" fighting addiction. A soldier, scarred by the horror of war. Two very different lives, brought together by an act of betrayal, and then torn apart by a deadly secret. Soon all that stands between the American dream and a nuclear nightmare are a woman's gifts.
The Comforter
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,230. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Liz finds herself on an extraordinary journey, retracing her life in the company of Jo who helps her come to terms with the secrets and lies that have confused and troubled her. Her family wait for her return and face their own difficulties as the truth of their past is uncovered.
Barnabas Tales
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 102,180. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
short stories related when a retired physician looks back upon his colleagues, a long career in an english hospital, and life outside. many tales have a grain or two of truth and some contain much more.
Mage Revealed
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,630. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Not many can say they were born twice in a lifetime. Not many would want to. Struck with enough malevolent Spirit to turn him into a raving beast of a man, Bert Reese fights to remain human. Alone, he walks a slender path between sanity and madness. Then, an unlikely source enters his life to help—one of the now-hated mages.
The Genesis Voyager 2
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Series: The Genesis Voyager. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 67,890. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014 by CosmicBlueCB. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
A high quality science fiction horror action-packed novel of explorers encountering deadly mind-bending voyagers in outer universes! In the first, explorers detect and uncover an ultimate time traveler/black sphere voyager of transcendent origins! In the second, explorers encounter a supernatural voyager of inconceivable magnitude that has been buried away for centuries haunting a castle!
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.